Vehicle Identification



Morris Minor Australian Production

Australian Paint Codes -(External Site)
English Paint Codes - (External Site)

Convertible
YEAR
TYPE
CAR NUMBER
ENGINE NUMBER
NOTES
Jan-55

Conv.

3018446 / 24415

F3 / 167847


Jan-56

Conv.

366330 / 53613

F3 / 218580

Heater fitted.

2 Door Saloon

YEAR

TYPE
CAR NUMBER
ENGINE NUMBER
NOTES

Jan-55

2D Saloon

274216 / 33102

F3 / 113985


Jan-56
2D Saloon

362129 / 46943

F3 / 220724

Heater fitted.

Jan-57
2D Saloon

437400 / 70549

F5 / 300029


Apr-57
2D Saloon

446701 / 00001

F5 / 8374

Minor 1000 introduced.

Jan-58
2D Saloon

6 / 530841 / 03073

9M / U / H104240


Jan-59
2D Saloon

7 / 610447 / 05307

9M / U / H205060

Courtesy light switches in front doors. Horn button moved to centre of steering wheel.

Jan-60
2D Saloon

8 / 734533 / 7106

9M / U / H327446

One piece inlet / exhaust manifold.

Jan-61
2D Saloon

9 / 850824 / 8938

9M / U / H446928


Jan-62
2D Saloon

891502 / 9531

9M / U / H503956

Discontinued May 1962

4 Door Saloon
YEAR
TYPE
CAR NUMBER
ENGINE NUMBER
NOTES
Jan-55
4D Saloon

275020 / 36576

F2 / 115796


Jan-56
4D Saloon

362967 / 55283

F3 / 222262

Heater fitted.

Jan-57
4D Saloon

423113 / 68576

F5 / 299755


Apr-57
4D Saloon

46887 / 00001

F5 / 9105

Minor 1000 introduced.

Jan-58
4D Saloon

6 / 539621 / 06150

9M / U / H106395


Jan-59
4D Saloon

7 / 620551 / 09667

9M / U / H185087

Courtesy light switches in front doors. Horn button moved to centre of steering wheel.

Jan-60
4D Saloon

8 / 715918 / 11380

9M / U / H304788

One piece inlet / exhaust manifold.

Jan-61
4D Saloon

9 / 856645 / 13174

9M / U / H470394


Jan-62
4D Saloon

871366 / 13537

9M / U / H481800

Discontinued May 1962




How to interpret your car number.


Jan 1955 - Mar 1957 (Morris Minor Series II 2 Door example)

362129

/

46943

(sequential body number ex UK)


(sequential Australian build number for type)


Apr 1957 - Dec 1957 (Morris Minor 1000 4 Door example)

446887

/

00001

(sequential body number ex UK)


(sequential Australian build number for type)


Jan 1958 - Dec 1961 (Morris Minor 1000 4 Door cont. example)

7

/
620551
/

09667

(build year)


(sequential body number ex UK)


(sequential Australian build number for type)

(6 = 1958) (7 = 1959) (8 = 1960) (9 = 1961)


Jan 1962 - May 1962 (Morris Minor 1000 4 Door cont. example)

362129

/

46943

(sequential body number ex UK)


(sequential Australian build number for type)


Information contained on this page has been provided by research undertaken by Gavin Harrison of MMCC of Tasmania.



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