The following list with what I know, think I know, and have assumed.

ROT sheet table below is mostly for 1959.  However some of the information is from 1960 ROT sheets.

I'm wondering if they changed much from year to year.


Short Description

Option Number

Detail Description

ROT   232 Shop floor tracking number
DATE   06 19 Date scheduled to be built
SERIAL NO.   152034 Unique number for car
MODEL   63A Tudor Hardtop
76A Convertible
COLOR   D Indian Turquoise
TRIM Interior Trim Bolster/Insert
7X Turquoise /White
IB   4  
TOP Convertible Top 1 Black Rayon/Black Lining
4 Lt. Blue Vinyl/Blue Lining
5 Turquoise Vinyl/Turquoise Lining
6 White Vinyl/Black Lining
7 White Vinyl/Turquoise Lining
8 White Vinyl/Blue Lining
9 White Vinyl/Tan Lining
ORD. TYPE   1  
HA/C Htr Air Cond 1 Magic Aire Heater-Defroster, no A/C
? SelectAire Conditioner (would includes I-Rest Tinted Glass)
R Radio Blank no radio
1 manual AM radio, only offered on Ford Custom, Fairlane, Galaxie, Wagons
2 pushbutton AM radio, offered on Ford, Mercury, Edsel, and Lincoln
3 pushbutton AM radio for Thunderbird, with a pushbutton for the "OFF" position, called a "Console Radio" and cost $112.80 extra, no small piece of change in 1959.
M Seats Blank standard vinyl seats
? Genuine Leather Interior
EDL Door Locks Blank hand cranks
RDL Deck Lock Blank electric deck release for convertible
ED Elect Dim Blank  
BL Bk-up Lites 1 Backup lights
MISC #1   2  
EL Elect Wndo Blank hand cranks
EV Elect Vents Blank manual vents
TG Tint Glass Blank
? I-Rest Tinted Glass
Misc # 2   Blank  
PL Pwr Lub Blank  
PBS Brks Strg 1 power steering & brakes
WW Wipe Wash 2 windshield washer  Aquamatic Windshield Washer/Wiper
RVM Rear Mirror Blank have rear view mirror, maybe dealer
installed option?
SB Seat Belts Blank do not have seat belts
? Lifeguard Front Seat Belts
Misc #3   Blank  
Misc #4   Blank  
Eng Engine H Thunderbird Special 352 Special V-8, 4V
J Thunderbird Special 430 Special V-8, 4V
G Thunderbird 332 Special V-8
Tran Transmission 1 Standard (3-Speed Manual)
2 Standard with Overdrive
4 Cruise-O-Matic (3-Speed Automatic) (Required with 430 Engine)
X Axle 1 3.10:1 (Cruise-O-Matic)
3 3.70:1 (Standard and Overdrive)
5 2.91:1 (430 Engine)
O 2.91:1 (430 Engine)
A 3.10:1 Equa Lock (Cruise-O-Matic)
C 3.70:1 Equa Lock
            (Standard and Overdrive)
F 2.91:1 Equa Lock (430 Engine)
PD Pwr Diff Blank  
? Equa Lock Rear Axle
AS Air Susp. Blank  
Misc #6   Blank  
RM R?R Mldg Blank  
F/W F. Shld W. Cvr 1 Fender Shields
2 Wheel Covers
3 Fender Shields and Wheel Covers
Misc #7   Blank  
BAT Battery Blank  
? Heavy Duty 70-Amp Battery
TT Tire Type 1 Rayon
TS Tire Size 1 8.00x14 whitewall
2 8.50x14 whitewall
TB Tire Brand Blank  
GQ Gas Qty Blank  

Information from the option lists at
T-Bird Registry at LoveFords

Mike Lawson's 1960 sticker list and ROT on

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