1958 Dataplate

1958 Edsel Data Plate


The Junior Series 1958 Edsel data plate is 3-1/2 inches wide by 1-3/4 inches high.
Printed on the plate is the EDSEL name and patent numbers issued to the Edsel Division.

The first stamped line ("Serial Number") contains codes to identify the engine, model year, place of manufacture, body style and consecutive unit number.  The second line identifies the body style, number of doors, colors, interior trim, date of manufacture and other drivetrain options

Model: Engine Code: Model Year:

  Manufacturing Plant:

Body Series Code: Serial Number:

Body Style Code:

Color Code

(Paint color codes are up to three letters, for main body, roof and scallop.  Pacer convertibles
  will have a space in place of the second or third letter to indicate no roof paint.)

Trim Code:

Manufacture Date Code:
(Some Edsels have the Number and Character in reverse order)

Transmission Code:     Rear Axle Code:

Additional Information

Accessories Included:
Dial-Temp Heater/Defroster Curb Feelers Oil Filter
Dial-Temp Heater/Air Conditioner Two-tone Paint Extra Cooling Fan
Teletouch Automatic Transmission Tri-tone Paint Heavy Duty Battery
Column Automatic Transmission Rocker Panel Mouldings Paper Air Cleaner
Overdrive Transmission Electric Wipers Dual Exhaust
Standard Radio Speed Warning Light Exhaust Deflectors
Town & Country Radio Low Oil Warning Light Carpet
Dual Rear Deck Antennae Low Fuel Warning Light Color-keyed Floor Mats
Power Antenna Parking Brake Warning Light Hooded Side Mirror
Rear Speaker Compass Oval Side Mirror
Power Steering Tachometer Remote-controlled Side Mirror
Power Seats Electric Clock No-Glare Rear-view Mirror
Power Windows Traffic Light Viewer Courtesy Lights
Power Windows, Front only Spotlight Back-up Lights
Power Lubricator Electronic Trunk Release Back-up Light Delete plates
Power Brakes Positive-Action Windshield Wipers License Plate Frames
Whitewall Tires Windshield Washer Engine Compartment Light
Wheel Covers Front Seat Foam Cushions Luggage Compartment Light
Wheel Covers with Spinner Rear Seat Foam Cushions Glove Box Light
Tinted Glass Front Bumper Guards Locking Gas Cap
Padded Dash and Sun Visors Rear Bumper Guards Rear Door Safety Locks
Seat Belts Padded Sun Visors Other Factory Option
Dealer or Aftermarket Accessories:
Continental Kit Fender Skirts Other Dealer-installed
Roof Rack (Villager) Bubble Skirts Other Aftermarket

Current Condition:



Owned by:

Owned since:

Current Location:

Email Address:
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