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1956 Ford Car Shop Maunal Cover
Car Shop Manual Maint. & Tuneup
  K-code Fiesta Red exterior paint
 
1956 Ford Car Brochures Facts Stats Archives
1956 Ford Car & Wagon (All) Brochure
Car & Wagon (All)
1956 Ford Fairlane & Crown Victoria Brochure
Fairlane & Crown Victoria
1956 Ford Fairlane Fordor Victoria Brochure
Fairlane Fordor Victoria
1956 Ford Station Wagon Brochure
Station Wagon
1956 Ford Car & Truck Accessories Brochure
Accessories

1956 Ford Police & Emergency Models BrochurePolice & Emergency
1956 Ford Taxi Models Brochure
Taxi
1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery)
Courier (Sedan Delivery)
1956 Ford Car Engines  Clutches  Transmissions  Rear Axle Ratios
Eng  Trans  Clutch  Axle
1956 Ford Owner's ManualManual

1956 Ford Car Data Plate Codes
Data Plate Codes
1956 Ford Car Colors
Colors
1956 Ford Car Prices
Prices
AAll The Facts About The '56 Ford & Lifeguard Design Booklet
All The Facts & Lifeguard
Ford Motor Company of Canada

 
1956 Ford Fairlane Corwn Victoria Skyliner 1956 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Skyliner   Blue-green tinted transparent 1/4-in thick acrylic plastic "sky-view" roof section w/ a 2-section roll-out 3-zipper adjustable "aluminized nylon" curtain. View Curtain Operation, Owner's Manual. Single-Tone K-code  Fiesta Red  exterior paint.
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1956 Ford Car Shop Maunual Cover 1956 Ford Car Shop Manual
Maintenance & Tuneup Specifications

Pages 353-367
Ford Division Ford Motor Company produced Sept 1955
 
Tuneup Specs
• Ford I-6  223-cid 137-hp  A-code

Firing Order 1-5-3-6-2-4   Cyl front to rear 1-2-3-4-5-6
Spark Plug Campion 870 (or Autolite 2954) 18 mm (no gasket)
Plug Gap .032-.036"   Plug Tq lb-ft 15-20   Point Gap .024-.026"  Dwell Angle 35-38°
Ignition Timing w/ vac hose to dist disconnected   Advance counter-clockwise
4º BTDC (Conv Dr & OD)  6° BTDC (Fordomatic Dr)  (up to 8-10º BTDC, all) 
Idle Spd 475-500 rpm (Conv Dr & OD)  475-500 rpm (Fordomatic Dr, 425-450 rpm in "DR")
Valve Lash Int .019"  Exh .019"  (hot)
Comp Press 150 psi  (sea level)
Oil Cap 4 qt (eng) + 1 qt (filter) = 5 qt US (1 qt US = 0.95 liter)   Oil Press 45-50 psi (hot @ 2000 rpm)
Coolant Cap 14.5 qt (rad) + 1 qt (heater) = 15.5 qt US   Coolant Press 12-15 lb
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Tuneup Specs
• Ford V-8  272-cid  173-hp  U-code
• Thunderbird V-8  292-cid  200-hp (202-hp w/ Fordomatic Dr)  M-code
• Special Police V-8  292-cid  200-hp (202-hp w/ Fordomatic Dr)  M-code
• Thunderbird Special V-8  312-cid  225-hp  P-code
• (Police) Interceptor V-8  312-cid 210-hp (215-hp w/ Fordomatic Dr)  P-code

Firing Order 1-5-4-8-6-3-7-2  Cyl front to rear Right 1-2-3-4 Left 5-6-7-8
Spark Plugs Campion 870 (or Autolite 2954) 18 mm (no gasket)   Gap .032-.036"  Tq 15-20 lb-ft
Point Gap .014-.016"  Dwell Angle 26-28.5°
Ignition Timing w/ vac hose to distributor disconnected   Advance clockwise
3° BTDC (Conv Dr & OD)   6° BTDC (Fordomatic Dr)  (up to 8-10° BTDC, all)
Valve Lash Int .019"  Exh .019"  (hot)
Idle Speed 475-500 rpm (Conv Dr & OD)  475-500 rpm (Fordomatic Dr, 425-450 rpm in "DR")
Comp Press Ford V-8 272-cid 160 psi (Conv Dr & OD)   165 psi (Fordomatic Dr)  (sea level)
Comp Press Thunderbird V-8 292-cid 155 psi (Conv Dr & OD)  160 psi (Fordomatic Dr)
Comp Press Special Police V-8 292-cid 155 psi (Conv Dr & OD)  160 psi (Fordomatic Dr)
Comp Press Thunderbird Special V-8 312-cid 160 psi (Conv Dr & OD)  165 psi (Fordomatic Dr)
Comp Press (Police) Interceptor V-8 312-cid 155 psi (Conv Dr & OD)  160 psi (Fordomatic Dr)
Oil Cap 5 qt (eng) + 1 qt (filter) = 6 qt US (1 qt US = 0.95 liter)    Oil Press 45-50 psi (hot @ 2000 rpm)
Coolant Cap 19 qt (rad) + 1 qt (heater) = 20 qt US   Coolant Press 12-15 lb
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1956 Ford Fairlane Corwn Victoria Skyliner 1956 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Skyliner   BL-code White Vinyl  &  Red Bodycloth  interior.
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1956 Ford Shop Manual Maintenance Page 354
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1956 Ford Shop Manual Maintenance Page 354
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1956 Ford Fairlane Corwn Victoria Skyliner 1956 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Skyliner   BL-code White Vinyl  &  Red Bodycloth  interior.
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1956 Ford Shop Manual Maintenance Page 355
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1956 Ford Shop Manual Maintenance Page 356
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1956 Ford Fairlane Corwn Victoria Skyliner 1956 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Skyliner   Thunderbird V-8  292-cid 202-hp (w/ Fordomatic Dr) M-code Y-block engine.
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1956 Ford Shop Manual Tuneup Specifications Page 357
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1956 Ford Shop Manual Tuneup Specifications Page 358
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1956 Ford Shop Manual Tuneup Specifications Page 359
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1956 Ford Shop Manual Tuneup Specifications Page 360
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1956 Ford Shop Manual Tuneup Specifications Page 361
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1956 Ford Shop Manual Tuneup Specifications Page 362
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1956 Ford Shop Manual Tuneup Specifications Page 363
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1956 Ford Shop Manual Tuneup Specifications Page 364
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1956 Ford Shop Manual Tuneup Specifications Page 365
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1956 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Skyliner 1956 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Skyliner   Thunderbird V-8  292-cid 202-hp (w/ Fordomatic Dr) M-code Y-block engine.
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1956 Ford Shop Manual Tuneup Specifications Page 366
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1956 Ford Shop Manual Tuneup Specifications Page 367
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  Fairlane bodyside sweep bright-metal molding w/ black-painted jet exhaust design . . .