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1956 Ford Car Paint Color Chips
Car Colors
  D-code Diamond Blue exterior paint
 
1956 Ford Car Brochures Facts Stats Archives
1956 Ford Cars & Wagons (All) Brochure
Cars & Wagons (All)
1956 Ford Fairlanes Brochure
Fairlanes
1956 Ford Fairlane Fordor Victoria Brochure
Fordor Victoria
1956 Ford Station Wagons Brochure
Station Wagons
1956 Ford Car Accessories Brochure
Accessories

1956 Ford Police & Emergency Models Brochure
Police & Emergency
1956 Ford Taxi Service Models Brochure
Taxi Service
1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery)
Courier (Sedan Delivery)
1956 Ford Car Engines  Transmissions  Rear Axle Ratios
Engines  Trans.  Axles
1956 Ford Owner's Manual
Manual

1956 Ford Car Data Plate Codes
Data Plate Codes
Ford Motor Company of Canada
1956 Ford Car & Accessory Prices
Car & Accs. Prices
AAll The Facts About The '56 Ford & Lifeguard Design Booklet
All The Facts & Lifeguard
1956 Ford Car Shop Manual Maintenance & Tuneup Specifications
Shop Man.
 
1956 Ford Fairlane Town Sedan   Top trim. BJ-code Medium Brown scroll cloth & Dark Brown cloth upholstery. Dark Brown Metallic seat side shields, garnish moldings, upper & lower instrument panel, & steering wheel & column. Buckskin Tan mid instrament panel.
1956 Ford Fairlane Town Sedan   Top trim. BJ-code Medium Brown scroll cloth & Dark Brown cloth upholstery. Dark Brown Metallic seat side shields, garnish moldings, upper & lower instrument panel, & steering wheel & column.  Buckskin Tan mid instrument panel.  Photo  Streetside Classics.
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1956 Ford Passenger Car Interior Trim Colors
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1956 Ford Car Exterior Single-Tone Colors  (U.S.)
limited colors for each model
PaintRef.com - Paint Cross-Reference
Print PDF    Computer color, actual hues may vary
A-code Raven Black (also on Thunderbird)
B-code Nocturne Blue Poly. (metallic)
C-code Bermuda Blue
D-code Diamomd Blue
E-code Colonial White (also on Thunderbird)
F-code Pine Ridge Green Poly. (metallic)
G-code Meadowmist Green
H-code Platinum Gray
J-code Buckskin Tan (also on Thunderbird)
K-code Fiesta Red (also on Thunderbird)
L-code Peacock Blue (also on Thunderbird)
M-code Goldenglow Yellow
N-code Manderin Orange
V-code Berkshire Green
W-code Springmist Green
Y-code Sunset Coral
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Prime & Special Colors
Code    Color
P    Prime
S
    (Special)  a specially-ordered non-standard (for the model) in-plant color, name & area(s) indicated by build sheet
 
Engine Bay Colors
•  Ford/Thunderbird Red (Red-Orange) (Hi-Temp, Hi-Gloss) 1955-57 V-8 part #B5S-6000    Engine Block, Cylinder Heads, Intake Manifold, Water Pump, Oil Pump, Pans
•  Black (Gloss)   Valve Covers, Front Inner Fenders, Radiator, Radiator Support & Side Deflector Panels, Hood Locking Panel, Heater Fan Motor & Air Ducts, Outside Fesh Air Ducks
•  Argent/Silver (Gloss)  part #D7AZ-19000   Air Cleaner, Power Steering Reservoir, Front Bumper-to-Body Filler Panel
•  Natural Cast Finish   Exhaust Manifolds, Master Brake Cylinder, Fuel Pump  
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1956 Ford Car Exterior Conventional Two-Tone Colors Page 2 of 4
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1956 Ford Mainline Tudor Sedan
1956 Ford Mainline Tudor Sedan   Base trim. Conv Two-Tone WE-code Springmist Green (Spring Color) & Colonial White. Opt Ford I-6 223-cid 137-hp A-code eng, std Conv Dr 3-spd trans, rear axle ratio 3.89:1, & tires 4-ply black sidewall 6.70 x 15." Car price $2,125 Wash. D.C. ($2,107.12 L.A. Calif.). This example is of mid- or late-year production featuring bright-metal windshield & rear window moldings, rear bodyside bright-metal spear-tip double moldings, & Spring Color paint scheme. Bumper Guards removed & non-original hubcaps.  Photo  Streetside Classics.
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1956 Ford Car Exterior Style-Tone Two-Tone Colors Page 3 of 4
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1956 Ford Car Exterior Color Notes Page 4 of 4
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Click links, or scroll . . .
1 & 2)  1956 COLOR and UPHOLSTERY SELECTIONS (Cars)
3 & 4)  1956 COLOR and UPHOLSTERY SELECTIONS (Station Wagons, Thunderbird)
5)  1956 FORD COLORS BULLETIN No. 25 (SHEET 1)
6)  1956 FORD COLOR BULLETIN No. 25 (SHEET 2)
7)  FORD 1956 (Paint Colors) Form 5609
8)  FORD 1956 (Paint Colors) Form 5609-Rev. 4-59
9)  FORD - 1956 BULLETIN No. 21-Sheet 1
10)  FORD - 1956 BULLETIN No. 21-Sheet 2
11)  1956 FORD SPRING COLORS Advance Bulletin 3-29-56
12)  1956 FORD SPRING COLORS BULLETIN SUPPLIMENT No. 25-A
13)  CONVENTIONAL TWO-TONE COMBINATIONS
STYLE-TONE COMBINATIONS
CONVENTIONAL TWO-TONE COMBINATIONS-(Station Wagons)
STYLE-TONE COMBINATIONS-(Station Wagons)

14)  1952-1953-1954-1955 Ford Colors
 
1956 Ford Fairlane Club Sedan "M" Code 292 Thunderbird Y-blockEngine w/ modern  Holley 4160 Carb
1955-57 Ford Car & Thunderbird Y-block engines w/ Ford Pass Red Orange B5S-6000 Hi-Temp/Hi-Gloss paint
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"All The Facts About the '56 Ford," pages 96-98, original booklet, Ford Division of Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, Printed in U.S.A. Form No. FD 7574:
 
1956 COLOR & UPHOLSTERY SELECTIONS (Cars)  (2 pages)
Mainline Tudor Business Sedan  (2 dr, 3 pass, Base trim)
Mainline Tudor Sedan  (2 dr, 6 pass, Base trim)
Mainline Fordor Sedan  (4 dr, 6 pass, Base trim)
Customline Tudor Sedan  (2 dr, 6 pass, Mid trim)
Customline Fordor Sedan  (4 dr, 6 pass, Mid trim)
Customline Victoria  (2 dr, 6 pass, Mid trim, "open air" hardtop)
Fairlane Club Sedan  (2 dr, 6 pass, Top trim))
Fairlane Town Sedan  (4 dr, 6 pass, Top trim)
Fairlane Victoria  (2 dr, 6 pass, Top trim, "open air" hardtop)
Fairlane Fordor Victoria  (4 dr, 6 pass, Top trim, "open air" hardtop)
Fairlane Crown Victoria  (2 dr, 6 pass, Top trim)
Fairlane Crown Victoria Skyliner  (2 dr, 6 pass, Top trim, blue-green tinted transparent 1/4-in thick acrylic plastic "sky-view" roof section w/ a zippered "aluminized nylon" sunshade)
Fairlane Sunliner  (2 dr, 6 pass, Top trim, rayon or vinyl convertible top w/ electro-hydraulic operating mechanism, clear plastic rear window fastened at bottom & zippered sides & top, vinyl plastic boot)
 
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1956 Ford Color & Upholstery Selections  Cars (Page 2 of 2)
1956 Ford Color & Upholstery Selections  Cars
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1956 COLOR & UPHOLSTERY SELECTIONS (Station Wagons, Thunderbird)  (2 Pages)
Ranch Wagon  (2 dr, 6 pass, Base trim)
Custom Ranch Wagon  (2 dr, 6 pass, Base trim+)
6-passenger Country Sedan  (4 dr, 6 pass, Mid trim)
8-passenger Country Sedan  (4 dr, 8 pass, Mid trim)
Parklane  (2 dr, 6 pass, "Sport" Ranch Wagon," Top trim)
Country Squire  (4 dr, 8 pass, Top trim, mahogany-grain-finished steel bodyside & rear panels framed by maple-grain-finished glass-fibre moldings & a maple-grain-finish between beltline & drip moldings.
Courier (Sedan Delivery)  Brochure  (2 dr, 1 pass [driver] bucket seat, Base or Top trim, side-hinged rear door holds open)
Thunderbird
 
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1956 Ford Color & Upholstery Selections  Station Wagons   Thunderbird  
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1956 Ford Car Color & Upholstery Selections  Station Wagons  Thunderbird (end of "All The Facts About the '56 Ford" original booklet)
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1956 1955 1954 1953 1952 Ford Exterior Paint Colors
Single-Tone Colors   Conventional Two-Tone   Style-Tone Two-Tone
 
1956 Ford Colors Bulletin No. 25 (Sheet 1)
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1956 Ford Color Bulletin No. 25 (Sheet 2)
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Ford 1956 (Paint Colors) Form 5609
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Ford 1956 (Paint Colors) Form 5609-Rev. 4-59
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Ford - 1956 Bulletin No. 21-Sheet 1
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Ford - 1956 Bulletin No. 21-Sheet 2
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1956 Ford Spring Colors Advance Bulletin 3-29-56
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1956 Ford Spring Colors Bulletin Supplement No. 25-A
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Conventional Two-Tone Combinations, Style-Tone Combinations, Conventional Two-Tone Combinations-(Station Wagons), Style-Tone Combinations-(Station Wagons)
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1952-1953-1954 and 1955 Ford Colors
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  Fairlane bodyside sweep bright-metal molding w/ black-painted jet exhaust design . . .