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The NSW Torana Club was founded in January 2006 with the aim of bringing together owners of Holden Toranas and also those with a like interest so that thay may enjoy and display their passion in a social, relaxed and family atmosphere.

Torana LX Series ....

LX SL/R and SS Identification and Trim ....

VIN (Vehicle Identification Number).

VIN breakdown is as follows:

Example Code: 8D69TFJ514744X.

  • 8 - GM-H Australia (Holden).
  • D - Luxury Level - SL/R 5000.

BODY STYLE

  • 69 - 4-Door Sedan.
  • 77 - 2-Door Hatchback Coupe.

yENGINE CODE

  • T - 5.0 Litre V8.

MODEL YEAR(changes on 1st September each year).

  • F - 1976.
  • G - 1977.

VEHICLE ASSEMBLY PLANT IDENTIFICATION

  • J5 - Dandenong, Victoria. The five numbers following makes-up part of the body number and must correspond with the number
    shown on the Body Style Tag (passenger-side tag).

MODEL SERIES

  • X - LX Torana.

MODEL

  • LX - LX Torana (model series).
  • 8 - GM-H Australia (country of orign).
  • V - Intermediate (vehicle size).
  • D - SL/R and SS (luxury level).

MODEL

  • 69 - 4-Door Sedan.
  • 77 - 2-Door Hatchback Coupe.

Body Number (514744M). All LX Toranas were made were built in Dandenong and must feature an 'M' Body.

PAINT CODES

  • 1852 - Berry Nice.
  • 1886 - Absinth Yellow.
  • 1887 - Chamois.
  • 1888 - Cotillion White.
  • 1889 - Durham Beige.
  • 1890 - Mandarin Red.
  • 1894 - Antelope Metallic.
  • 1896 - Contessa Gold Metallic.
  • 1898 - Deauville Blue Metallic.
  • 1899 - Jade Green Metallic.
  • 1900 - Persian Sand Matallic.
  • 1914 - Aquarius.
  • 1915 - Mint Julep.
  • 1917 - Bordeaux Metallic.
  • 1918 - Royal Plum Metallic.
  • 1919 - Sierra Tan Metallic.
  • 2214 - Tuxedo Black.

TRIM CODES

  • 18V - Slate Black Vinyl.
  • 18X - Slate Black Vinyl with Cloth Seat Inserts.
  • 18Y - Slate Black Vinyl and Cloth Seat Inserts.
  • 60A - Chamois and Black Vinyl.
  • 60B - Chamois and Black Vinyl with Cloth Seat Inserts.
  • 60V - Chamois and Covert Vinyl.
  • 60Y - Chamois and Covert Vinyl with Cloth Seat Inserts.
  • 65A - Sienna Vinyl.
  • 65B - Sienna Vinyl with Cloth Seat Inserts.
  • 65V - Sienna Vinly.
  • 65Y - Sienna Vinyl with Cloth Seat Inserts.
  • 67V - Tan Vinyl.
  • 67Y - Tan Vinyl with Cloth Seat Inserts.

PAINT (568-17779) "568" identifies paint line - "17779" indicates shade reference number. The Dulon refinish information is presented on this line. The first three digits identify the paint line. The second group is the Dulon shade reference number for the exterior colour identified on the TRIM line.

ENGINE

  • L31 - 5.0 Litre V8 Engine.

TRANSMISSION

  • M21 - Heavy-duty 4-Speed Manual.
  • M40 - Trimatic Automatic Transmission.

REAR AXLE

  • GU4 - 3.08:1 Ratio.
  • GU7 - 2.78:1 Ratio.