This table lists all the differences between an SR5 and a 1600 5-speed coupe (however trivial)
1600 5-speed coupe SR5
Years available Sept 72,73,74 late summer 73,74
Model Number (underhood tag) TE27L-MAD TE27L-MAQ
Trim Code (underhood tag) ZC?? - ?? is interior color code ZZ23 - SR5 trim, black interior
Flares no yes
Front Fenders/
Rear Quarters
normal unique stampings to accomodate flares
74 fenders also lack holes for trim badge
Trunk Trim Badge 72,73: "5-speed coupe"
74: "S-5"
73: "SR"
74: "SR-5"
Fender Trim Badge 72,73: "Deluxe"
74: "S/5" circle
73: "S/R" circle
74: none - "SR5" side decals instead
Interior Color various black only
Interior Panel Trim
(door/rear quarter)
deluxe pattern SR5 unique pattern
Front/Rear Seat Covers deluxe pattern SR5 unique pattern
Center Console small full
Head Liner/Sun Visors deluxe pattern, ivory SR5 unique pattern, black
Tire Inflation Sticker
(inside glove box door)
shows 155SR 13 tire size shows 175/70HR 13 tire size
Rear End normal TE - "S" code (6.38") "T" code (6.7"), 2" wider track
Drive Shaft normal TE larger diameter, slightly shorter
Suspension normal TE coupe stiffer springs/struts, larger dia. front sway bar
Wheels/Tires 4.5Jx13, hub caps
5.0Jx13, styled steel wheels w/ center caps

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