Donald Peterson, President of Ford, sets up Special Vehicle Operations that plays a major role in establishing Fordís place in racing and in applying increased performance technology to production models.
- Last digit of model year F - Assembly plant (F-Dearborn,
- Body code (02-2dr
hatchback, 04-2dr Ghia, 05-3dr
- Engine Code 100001 - Consecutive unit number Example:
Location: Stamped on the plate which is riveted to the driver's side of the dash; the certification label is attached to the rear face of the driver's door.