Originally Posted by madMatador78
5/83 = Assembled May 1983.
1FT = FoMoCo USA - Ford Truck - Complete Vehicle.
F = Class F - Hydraulic Brakes - 7,001-8,000 lbs. Gross Vehicle Weight Rating range.
X26 = F250 4WD Super Cab Pickup.
G = 5.8L 2V (351W).
1 = Check digit, FoMoCo use only.
D = 1983.
K = Kansas City MO Assembly Plant.
A39518 = 1983 Numerical Sequence of Assembly, the trucks specific serial number.
3J = Light Harbor Blue Metallic.
48 = Detroit MI Ford District Sales Office, where the original selling dealer ordered the truck from.
X261 = F250 4WD Super Cab Pickup, 7,600 lbs. Gross Vehicle Weight Rating.
CBM: CB = Blue Cloth & Vinyl / M = Super Cab Pickup.
K = C6.
23 = Dana 60 Rear Axle / 3.54-1 / No Limited Slip / 5,300 lbs. Rear Axle Capacity.
7 = E0TZ-5310-S
.. 2 leaf Front Springs, 3,802 lbs. load rating.
7 = E0TZ-5560-C
.. 5 leaf Rear Springs, 2,073 lbs. load rating.
the following were not removed: No side or wheel opening mouldings: XL
.. 1982/86 XL Front Fender Nameplate.
.. 1982/86 F250 Front Fender Nameplate.
.. 1983/86 4 X 4 Front Fender Nameplate.