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1956 Ford Car Brochures Facts Stats Archives
Ford Motor Company of Canada
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
1956 Ford Car Paint & Upholstery Colors
Paint & Uph. Colors
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 Club Sedan
1956 Ford Fairlane Club Sedan   Style-Tone Two-Tone KE-code  Fiesta Red  & Colonial White exterior paint. Std Thunderbird V-8 292-cid 200-hp M-code eng, Conv Dr 3-spd trans, rear axle ratio 3.78:1, & tires 6.70 x 15."  Car price $2,555 Wash. D.C. ($2,434.80 L.A. Calif.). Opt Overdrive +$110. Opt Fordomatic Dr +$192. This example has an opt Body Mount Mirror, Rear Fender Shields, White Sidewall Tires & aftermarket fuzzy dice.  Photo  Streetside Classics.
 
1956 Ford Cars & Station Wagons (All) Brochure
© 1955, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, Form FD-7 57 1 Rev. 1-56, Litho. in U.S.A.
 
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'56 Ford Brochure Cover - illustration of Fairlane Town Sedan

 
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'56 FORD  The fine car at half the fine car price - illustration of Fairlane Victoria

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New Thunderbird Styling   New "Lifeguard Design"
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1956 FORD MAINLINE SERIES
3 models. Base trim. Horn button, one sun visor, one armrest, one ashtray, & rubber floor mats. Opt 2nd sun visor, 2nd armrest, 2nd ashtray (back of front seat, Fordor). Black rubber windshield & rear window moldings. No bodyside molding. Steel rims 15 x 5," 5 x 4.5" (114.3 mm).  Tires 6.70 x 15" 4-ply tubeless black sidewalls (opt white sidewalls +$50). Mid-year production  added bright-metal windshield & rear window moldings, & rear bodyside bright-metal spear-tip single moldings or spear-tip double moldings (that could enclose a 2nd paint color & on roof).
 
Models   Body Styles   Body Types   Prod Nos   Engs   Trans   Rear Axle Ratios (to 1)   Tires   Prices
 
 
Mainline Tudor Business Sedan
Body Style  G     Body Type  70D     Production (I-6) 6,160 + (V-8) 1,860 = 8,020     Prices
2 dr, 3 pass. Base trim. Level-floor loadspace behind front seat 60.4" w x 31.9" d. No back seat.
Std  Ford V-8  272-cid  173-hp (176-hp w/ FD)  U-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,130 Wash. D.C. ($2,096.81 L.A. Calif.)  or
Opt  Thunderbird V-8  292-cid  200-hp (202-hp w/ FD)  M-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   Price not found   either eng with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 3.78 (opt 3.89), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 3.89 (opt 3.78), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt 3.55), & Tires 6.70 (7.10 w/ air cond) x 15"  +$192 ($178.20 ),  or
Opt  Ford I-6  223-cid  137-hp  A-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,030 Wash. D.C. ($2,003.04 L.A. Calif.)  with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 3.89 (opt 4.11), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 4.11 (opt 3.89), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt 3.55), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$192 ($178.20)
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Mainline Tudor Sedan
Body Style  G     Body Type  70A     Production (I-6) 52,078 + (V-8) 54,896 = 106,974     Prices
2 dr, 6 pass. Base trim.
Std  Ford V-8  272-cid  173-hp (176-hp w/ FD)  U-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,225 Wash. D.C. ($2,200.89 L.A. Calif.)  or
Opt  Thunderbird V-8  292-cid  200-hp (202-hp w/ FD)  M-code  eng   Price not found   either eng with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 3.78 (opt 3.89), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 3.89 (opt 3.78), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt 3.55), & Tires 6.70 (7.10 w/ air cond) x 15"  +$192 ($178.20),  or
Opt  Ford I-6  223-cid  137-hp  A-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,125 Wash. D.C. ($2,107.12 L.A. Calif.)  with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 3.89 (opt 4.11), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 4.11 (opt 3.89), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt 3.55), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$192 ($178.20)
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Mainline Fordor Sedan
4 dr, 6 pass. Base trim.
Std  Ford V-8  272-cid  173-hp (176-hp w/ FD)  U-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,270 Wash. D.C. ($2,247.07 L.A. Calif.)  or
Opt  Thunderbird V-8  292-cid  200-hp (202-hp w/ FD)  M-code  eng (& Conv Dr)   Price not found   either eng with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 3.78 (opt 3.89), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 3.89 (opt 3.78), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt 3.55), & Tires 6.70 (7.10 w/ air cond) x 15"  +$192 ($178.20),  or
Opt  Ford I-6  223-cid  137-hp  A-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,170 Wash. D.C. ($2,153.30 L.A. Calif.)  with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 3.89 (opt 4.11), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 4.11 (opt 3.89), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt 3.55), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$192 ($178.20)
 
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1956 FORD CUSTOMLINE SERIERS
3 models. Mid trim. Chrome horn ring, 2 sun visors, 4 armrests, 2 interior passenger assist straps on Tudor "B" pillars. Bright-metal windshield & rear window moldings. Full bodyside single bright-metal molding w/ mid spear tip. Steel rims 15 x 5," 5 x 4.5" (114.3 mm). Tires 6.70 x 15" or 7.10 x 15" (as below) 4-ply tubeless black sidewalls (opt white sidewalls +$50).
 
Models   Body Styles   Body Types   Prod Nos   Engs   Trans   Rear Axle Ratios (to 1)   Tires   Prices
 
 
Customline Tudor Sedan
Body Style  G     Body Type  70B     Production (I-6) 29,127 + (V-8) 135,701 = 164,828     Prices
2 dr, 6 pass. Mid trim.
Std  Ford V-8  272-cid  173-hp (176-hp w/ FD)  U-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,395 Wash. D.C. ($2,325.31 L.A. Calif.)  or
Opt  Thunderbird V-8  292-cid  200-hp (202-hp w/ FD)  M-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   Price not found   either eng with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 3.78 (opt 3.89), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 3.89 (opt 3.78), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt 3.55), & Tires 6.70 (7.10 w/ air cond) x 15"  +$192 ($178.20),  or
Opt  Ford I-6  223-cid  137-hp  A-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,295 Wash. D.C. ($2,231.54 L.A. Calif.)  with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 3.89 (opt 4.11), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 4.11 (opt 3.89), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt 3.55), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$192 ($178.20)
 
Customline Fordor Sedan
Body Style  G     Body Type  73B     Production (I-6) 25,092 + (V-8) 145,603 = 170,695     Prices
4 dr, 6 pass. Mid trim.
Std  Ford V-8  272-cid  173-hp (176-hp w/ FD)  U-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,440 Wash. D.C. ($2,372.49 L.A. Calif.)  or
Opt  Thunderbird V-8  292-cid  200-hp (202-hp w/ FD)  M-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   Price not found   either eng with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 3.78 (opt 3.89), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 3.89 (opt 3.78), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt 3.55), & Tires 6.70 (7.10 w/ air cond) x 15"  +$192 ($178.20),  or
Opt  Ford I-6  223-cid  137-hp  A-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,340 Wash. D.C. ($2,278.72 L.A. Calif.)   with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 3.89 (opt 4.11), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 4.11 (opt 3.89), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt 3.55), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$192 ($178.20)
 
Customline Victoria
Body Style  V     Body Type  64D     Production (I-6) 1,791 + (V-8) 31,339 = 33,130     Prices
2 dr, 6 pass. Mid trim. "Open air" hardtop.
Std  Ford V-8  272-cid  173-hp (176-hp w/ FD)  U-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   Price not found   or
Opt  Thunderbird V-8  292-cid  200-hp (202-hp w/ FD)  M-code  eng (& Conv Dr)   Price not found   either eng with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 3.78 (opt 3.89), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 3.89 (opt 3.78), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt 3.55), & Tires 7.10 x 15"  +$192 ($178.20),  or
Opt  Ford I-6  223-cid  137-hp  A-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   Price not found   with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 3.89 (opt 4.11), & Tires 6.70 x 15" (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 4.11 (opt 3.89), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt 3.55), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$192 ($178.20)
 
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1956 FORD FAIRLANE SERIES
7 models. Top trim. Bright-metal windshield & rear window moldings, chrome horn ring, chrome model script on front doors, chrome Fairlane script & crest on hood & deck lid, chrome "V" deck lid emblem on V-8 powered Fairlanes, full wheel covers w/ Fairlane crests, & bumper-ported dual exhaust. Full bodyside sweep wide bright-metal molding w/ black-painted insets at rear. Steel rims 15 x 5," 5 x 4.5" (114.3 mm). Tires 6.70 x 15" or 7.10 x 15" (as below) 4-ply tubeless black sidewalls (opt white sidewalls +$50).
 
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Fairlane Club Sedan
Body Style  T     Body Type  70C     Production (I-6) 1,328 + (V-8) 141,301 = 142,629     Prices
2 dr, 6 pass. Top trim.
Std  Thunderbird V-8  292-cid  200-hp (202-hp w/ FD)  M-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,555 Wash. D.C. ($2,434.80 L.A. Calif.)  with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 3.78 (opt 3.89), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 3.89 (opt 3.78), & Tires 6.70 x 15 x 5"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt 3.55), & Tires 6.70 (7.10 w/ air cond) x 15"  +$192 ($178.20),  or
Opt  Ford I-6  223-cid  137-hp  A-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,405 Wash. D.C. ($2,341.03 L.A. Calif.)   with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 3.89 (opt 4.11), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 4.11 (opt 3.89), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt 3.55), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$192 ($178.20),  or
Opt  Thunderbird Special V-8  312-cid  225-hp  P-code  eng (& Fordomatic Dr)   Price not found   only with
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Fairlane Town Sedan
Body Style  T     Body Type  73C     Production (I-6) 3,638 + (V-8) 221,234 = 224,872     Prices
4 dr, 6 pass. Top trim.
Std  Thunderbird V-8  292-cid  200-hp (202-hp w/ FD)  M-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,600 Wash. D.C. ($2,481.98 L.A. Calif.)  with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 3.78 (opt 3.89), &Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 3.89 (opt 3.78), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt 3.55), & Tires 6.70 (7.10 w/ air cond) x 15"  +$192 ($178.20),  or
Opt  Ford I-6  223-cid  137-hp  A-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,450 Wash. D.C. ($2,388.21 L.A. Calif.)  with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 3.89 (opt 4.11), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 4.11 (opt 3.89), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt 3.55), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$192 ($178.20),  or
Opt  Thunderbird Special V-8  312-cid  225-hp  P-code  eng (& Fordomatic Dr)   Price not found   only with
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Fairlane Victoria
Body Style  V     Body Type  64C     Production (I-6) 727 + (V-8) 177,008 = 177,735     Prices
2 dr, 6 pass. Top trim. "Open air" hardtop.
Std  Thunderbird V-8  292-cid  200-hp (202-hp w/ FD)  M-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,701 Wash. D.C. ($2,585.32 L.A. Calif.)  with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 3.78 (opt 3.89), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 4.11 (opt 3.89), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt 3.55), & Tires 7.10 x 15"  +$192 ($178.20),  or
Opt  Ford I-6  223-cid  137-hp  A-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,551 Wash. D.C. ($2,491.55 L.A. Calif.)  with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 3.89 (opt 4.11), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 4.11 (opt 3.89), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt 3.55), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$192 ($178.20),  or
Opt  Thunderbird Special V-8  312-cid  225-hp  P-code  eng (& Fordomatic Dr)   Price not found   only with
Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt none), & Tires 7.10 x 15"
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Fairlane Victoria
1956 Ford Fairlane Victoria   Style-Tone Two-Tone CE-code Bermuda Blue & Colonial White exterior paint. This example has opt Sports Spare Wheel Carrier, Spotlights, Body Mount Mirrors, Door Edge Guards, Front Fender Ornaments, Rocker Panel Trim, Wire Wheel Covers, White Sidewall Tires, & Rear Fender Shields.  Photo  en.wheelsage.org
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Fairlane Sunliner
Body Style  C     Body Type  76B     Production (I-6) 275 + (V-8) 57,872 =  58,147     Prices
2 dr, 6 pass. Top trim. Convertible top is operated with a control-panel push-pull "TOP" knob that activates an electro-hydraulic uni—a motor & oil pump. The ear window is clear plastic, fastened at bottom edge, & opened via one weather-sealed zipper at side & top edges. To lower the top, unlatch the 2 front clamps, unzip & fold down the rear window, & pull out the TOP knob. When down, attach the boot. To raise the top, remove the boot & push in the TOP knob. When up, zip up the window & then latch the clamps. To open the rear window as a "breezeway," unlatch the clamps, unzip & fold down the window, & relatch the clamps. Tops are Blue, Tan, or Black rayon; or White fabric-grain vinyl. Boots are Blue or Green gabardine-grain vinyl plastic; or Red, Black, or Orange skiver-grain vinyl plastic.
Std  Thunderbird V-8  292-cid  200-hp (202-hp w/ FD)  M-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,870 Wash. D.C. ($2,764.91 L.A. Calif.)  with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 3.78 (opt 3.89), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 3.89 (opt 3.78), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt 3.55), & Tires 7.10 x 15"  +$192 ($178.20),  or
Opt  Ford I-6  223-cid  137-hp  A-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,720 Wash. D.C. ($2,671.14 L.A. Calif.)  with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 3.89 (opt 4.11), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 4.11 (opt 3.89), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt 3.55), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$192 ($178.20),  or
Opt  Thunderbird Special V-8  312-cid  225-hp  P-code  eng (& Fordomatic Dr)   Price not found   only with
Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt none), & Tires 7.10 x 15"
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Fairlane Sunliner
1956 Ford Fairlane Sunliner   Style-Tone Two-Tone CD-code Bermuda Blue & Diamond Blue exterior paint. This example has opt Sports Spare Wheel Carrier, Rear Deck & Bumper Wing Guards, Front Grille & Bumper Wing Guards, Body Mount Morrors, Rear Mount Antenna, Front Fender Ornaments, Rocker Panel Trim, Wire Wheel Covers, White Sidewall Tires, & Rear Fender Shields.  Photo  en.wheelsage.org
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Fairlane Crown Victoria
Body Style  W     Body Type  64A     Production (I-6) 103 + (V-8) 9,106 = 9,209     Prices
2 dr, 6 pass. Top trim. "Crown of chrome."
Std  Thunderbird V-8  292-cid  200-hp (202-hp w/ FD)  M-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,844 Wash. D.C. ($2,732.09 L.A. Calif.)  with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 3.78 (opt 3.89), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 3.89 (opt 3.78), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt 3.55), & Tires 7.10 x 15"  +$192 ($178.20),  or
Opt  Ford I-6  223-cid  137-hp  A-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,694 Wash. D.C. ($2,638.32 L.A. Calif.)  with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 3.89 (opt 4.11), & Tires 6.70 x 15" (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 4.11 (opt 3.89), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt 3.55), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$192 ($178.20),  or
Opt  Thunderbird Special V-8  312-cid  225-hp  P-code  eng (& Fordomatic Dr)   Price not found   only with
Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt none), & Tires 7.10 x 15"  (incld)
 
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Fairlane Crown Victoria Skyliner
Body Style  W     Body Type  64B     Production (I-6) ? + (V-8) ? = 603     Prices
2 dr, 6 pass. Top trim. "Crown of chrome." Blue-green tinted ransparent 1/4-in thick acrylic plastic "sky-view" roof section w/ a 2-section roll-out zip-up adjustable "aluminized nylon" sunshade.  Owner's Manual, Transparent Top & Curtain Operation
Std  Thunderbird V-8  292-cid  200-hp (202-hp w/ FD)  M-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,914 Wash. D.C. ($2,802.99 L.A. Calif.)  with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 3.78 (opt 3.89), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 3.89 (opt 3.78), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt 3.55), & Tires 7.10 x 15"  +$192 ($178.20),  or
Opt  Ford I-6  223-cid  137-hp  A-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,764 Wash. D.C. ($2,709.22 L.A. Calif.)  with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 3.89 (opt 4.11), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 4.11 (opt 3.89), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt 3.55), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$192 ($178.20),  or
Opt  Thunderbird Special V-8  312-cid  225-hp  P-code  eng (& Fordomatic Dr)   Price not found   only with
Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.22 (opt none), & Tires 7.10 x 15"  (incld)
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Fairlane Crown Victoria Skyliner
1956 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Skyliner   Style-Tone Two-Tone GE-code Meadowmist Green & Colonial White exterior paint. This example has opt Spotlights With Mirrors, Sports Spare Wheel Carrier, Front Fender Ornaments, Rocker Panel Trim, Rear Fender Shields, Wire Wheel Covers, Front Grille & Bumper Wing Guards, & Rear Deck & Bumper Wing Guards.
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Fairlane Fordor Victoria
Body Style  F     Body Type  57A     Production (I-6) 193 + (V-8) 31,918 = 32,111     Prices  not found
4 dr, 6 pass. Top trim. "Open air" hardtop. A mid production-year model, the  Fairlane Fordor Victoria  was not available for inclusion in the 5-model  "1956 Ford Fairlane" brochure  printed September, 1955. However, it was included in this revised 19-model (full line) "'56 Ford" brochure  printed January, 1956; and was also advertised with its own, 8-page, illustrated, full-color  "The new Fairlane Fordor Victoria" brochure  also printed January 1956. Promoted as a Thunderbird V-8 (or opt Thunderbird Special V-8) engine only powered car with Fordomatic Drive, some sources indicate a few were built with the Ford I-6 engine. Dealership list prices have not been found [by this editor].
Std  Thunderbird V-8  292-cid  202-hp  M-code  eng (& Fordomatic Dr)   Price not found   or
Opt  Thunderbird Special V-8  312-cid  225-hp  P-code  eng (& Fordomatic Dr)   Price not found
Either eng w/ Speed-Trigger Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle Ratio 3.22:1, & Tires 4-ply 7.10 x 15" (only)
 
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1956 FORD STATION WAGON SERIES
6 models. 6 or 8 pass (as below). Base, Intermediate, or Top trim (as below). Seven-leaf rear springs. Steel rims 15 x 5," 5 x 4.5" (114.3 mm).  Tires 6.70 x 15" or 7.10 x 15" (as below) 4-ply tubeless black sidewalls (opt white sidewalls +$50).
 
Models   Body Styles   Body Types   Prod Nos   Engs   Trans   Rear Axle Ratios (to 1)   Tires   Prices
 
 
Ranch Wagon
Body Style  R     Body Type  59A     Production (I-6) 16,267 + (V-8) 32,081 = 48,348     Prices
2 dr, 6 pass. Base trim. Stowaway back seat bottom tilts up & forward, & back folds forward & down as level-floor loadspace. Total loadspace length 74.0."
Std  Thunderbird V-8  292-cid  200-hp (202-hp w/ FD)  M-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,628 Wash. D.C. ($2,541.23 L.A. Calif.)  or
Opt  Ford I-6  223-cid  137-hp  A-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,478 Wash. D.C. ($2,447.46 L.A. Calif.)   either eng with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 4.09 (opt 4.27), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 4.27 (opt none), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.54 (opt none), & Tires 6.70 (7.10 w/ air cond) x 15" Tires  +$192 ($178.20),  or
Opt  Thunderbird Special V-8  312-cid  225-hp  P-code  eng (& Fordomatic Dr)   Price not found   only with
Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.54 (opt none), & Tires 7.10 x 15"
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Custom Ranch Wagon
Body Style  R     Body Type  59B     Production (I-6) 4,272 + (V-8) 38,045 = 42,317     Prices
2 dr, 6 pass. Base trim, plus scuff-resistant woven plastic & grained vinyl upholstery. Stowaway back seat bottom tilts up & forward, & back folds forward & down as level-floor loadspace. Total loadspace length 74.0."
Std  Thunderbird V-8  292-cid  200-hp (202-hp w/ FD)  M-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,749 Wash. D.C. ($2,637.74 L.A. Calif.)  or
Opt  Ford I-6  223-cid  137-hp  A-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,599 Wash. D.C. ($2,543.97 L.A. Calif.)  either eng with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 4.09 (opt 4.27), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 4.27 (opt none), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.54 (opt none), & Tires 6.70 (7.10 w/ air cond) x 15"  +$192 ($178.20),  or
Opt Thunderbird Special V-8  312-cid  225-hp  P-code  eng (& Fordomatic Dr)   Price not found   only with
Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.54 (opt none), & Tires 7.10 x 15"
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Parklane
Body Style  R     Body Type  59C     Production (I-60 140 + (V-8) 15,046 = 15,186     Prices
2 dr, 6 pass. "Sport Ranch Wagon." Top trim. Snazzy-look large chrome trim plates around front door windows. Luggage area snap-in vinyl cover. Stowaway back seat bottom tilts up & forward, & back folds forward & down as level-floor loadspace. Total loadspace length 74.0."
Std  Thunderbird V-8  292-cid  200-hp (202-hp w/ FD)  M-code eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,950 Wash. D.C. ($2,835.89 L.A. Calif.)  or
Opt  Ford I-6  223-cid  137-hp  A-code   eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,800 Wash. D.C. ($2,742.12 L.A. Calif.)  either eng with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 4.09 (opt 4.27), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 4.27 (opt none), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.54 (opt none), & Tires 6.70 (7.10 w/ air cond) x 15"  +$192 ($178.20),  or
Opt  Thunderbird Special V-8  312-cid  225-hp  P-code  eng (& Fordomatic Dr)   Price not found   only with
Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.54 (opt none), & Tires 7.10 x 15"
 
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6-Passenger Country Sedan
Body Style  X     Body Type  79D     6 & 8 Pass Production Combined (I-6) 4,770 + (V-8) 80,604 = 85,374     Prices
4 dr, 6 pass. Mid trim. Stowaway back seat bottom tilts up & forward, & back folds forward & down as level-floor loadspace. Total loadspace length 74.0."
Std  Thunderbird V-8  292-cid  200-hp (202-hp w/ FD)  M-code   eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,796 Wash. D.C. ($2,700.71 L.A. Calif.)  or
Opt  Ford I-6  223-cid  137-hp  A-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,646 Wash. D.C. ($2,606.94 L.A. Calif.)  either eng with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 4.09 (opt 4.27), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 4.27 (opt none), & Tires 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.54 (opt none), & Tires 6.70 (7.10 w/ air cond) x 15"  +$192 ($178.20),  or
Opt  Thunderbird Special V-8  312-cid  225-hp  P-code   eng (& Fordomatic Dr)   Price not found   only with
Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.54 (opt none), & Tires 7.10 x 15"
 
 
8-Passenger Country Sedan
Body Style  X     Body Type  79B     6 & 8 Pass Production Combined (I-6) 4,770 + (V-8) 80,604 = 85,374     Prices
4 dr, 8 pass. Mid trim. Unique Stowaway back seat is divided 2/3 left & 1/3 right. Divided bottoms fold up, forward, & down as level-floor loadspace, & divided backs fold forward & down as level-floor loadspace. As well, with the back folded forward, the whole Stowaway 1/3 right seat tilts up & forward - for rear seat access. With rear seat cushions removed, the rear seat back folds forward & down as level-floor loadspace. Total loadspace length 82.9."
Std  Thunderbird V-8  292-cid  200-hp (202-hp w/ FD)  M-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,880 Wash. D.C. ($2,835.89 L.A. Calif.)  or
Opt  Ford I-6  223-cid 137-hp  A-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,730 Wash. D.C. ($2,742.12 L.A. Calif.)  either eng with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 4.09 (opt 4.27), & Tires 7.10 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 4.27 (opt none), & Tires 7.10 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.54 (opt none), & Tires 7.10 x 15"  +$192 ($178.20),  or
Opt  Thunderbird Special V-8  312-cid  225-hp  P-code  eng (& Fordomatic Dr)   Price not found   only with
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.54 (opt none), & Tires 7.10 x 15"
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Country Squire
Body Style  Y     Body Type  79C     Production (I-6) 93 + (V-8) 23,128 = 23,221     Prices
4 dr, 8 pass. Mid trim. Single-Tone Color (only) exterior w/ mahogany-grain-finished steel bodyside & rear panels framed by maple-grain-finished glass-fibre moldings & a maple-grain-finish between beltline & roof drip moldings. Unique Stowaway back seat is divided 2/3 left & 1/3 right. Divided bottoms fold up, forward, & down as level-floor loadspace, & divided backs fold forward & down as level-floor loadspace. As well, with the back folded forward, the whole Stowaway 1/3 right seat tilts up & forward - for rear seat access. With rear seat cushions removed, the rear seat back folds forward & down as level-floor loadspace. Total loadspace length 82.9."
Std  Thunderbird V-8  292-cid  200-hp (202-hp w/ FD)  M-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $3,012 Wash. D.C. ($2,942.44 L.A. Calif.)  or
Opt  Ford I-6  223-cid  137-hp  A-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,862 Wash. D.C. ($2,848.67 L.A. Calif.)  either eng with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 4.09 (opt 4.27), & Tires 7.10 x 15"  (incld)  or
Opt Overdrive, Rear Axle 4.27 (opt none), & Tires 7.10 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)  or
Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.54 (opt none), & Tires 7.10 x 15"  +$192 ($178.20),  or
Opt  Thunderbird Special V-8  312-cid  225-hp  P-code  eng (& Fordomatic Dr)   Price not found   only with
Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.54 (opt none), & Tires 7.10 x 15"
 
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1956 Ford Mainline, Customline, Fairlane, Station Wagon, & Courier
Engines

 
Ford I-6  223-cid  137-hp   A-code
Std in Courier (Sedan Delivery)
Not avail in Fairlane Fordor Victoria
Opt in all other models
6 cyl  in-line  2 overhead-valve
Hp 137 @ 4000 rpm   Torque 202 lb-ft @ 1600-2600 rpm   Cr 8.0 to 1   w/ all drives
CID 223   Bore 3.62" x Stroke 3.60"   Mail Bearings 4
Carb 1-bbl w/ manual choke   Exhaust single   Fuel reg
Bore max allow oversize 0.060" + 3.62" = 3.68" bore = 230 CID
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Ford V-8  272-cid  173-hp (176-hp w/ Fordomatic Dr)   U-code
Std in Mainline & Customline
Opt in Courier (Sedan Delivery)
Not avail in Fairlane & Station Wagon
8 cyl   90°-V   2 overhead-valve (intake 1.78," exh 1.51")   Y-Block
Hp 173 @ 4400 rpm   Torque 260 lb-ft @ 2400 rpm   CR 8.0 to 1
Hp 176 @ 4400 rpm   Torque 264 lb-ft @ 2400 prm   CR 8.4 to 1   w/ Fordomatic Dr
CID 272   Bore 3.62" x Stroke 3.30"   Main Bearings 5
Carb Twin-Jet (2-bbl) w/ auto choke   Exhaust single   Fuel reg
Block ECG-6015 w/ EBU main bearing caps   Block Casting Nos.
Heads ECG-6090-H (Conv Dr & OD), ECG-6090-R (Fordomatic Dr)   Head Casting Nos.
Bore max allow oversize 0.060" + 3.62" = 3.68" bore = 281 CID
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Thunderbird V-8  292-cid  200-hp (202-hp w/ Fordomatic Dr)   M-code
Std in Fairlane & Station Wagon
Opt in Mainline & Customline
Not avail in Courier (Sedan Delivery)
8 cyl   90°-V   2 overhead-valve (intake 1.78," exh 1.51")   Y-Block
Hp 200 @ 4600 rpm   Torque 285 lb-ft @ 2600 rpm   CR 8.0 to 1
Hp 202 @ 4600 rpm   Torque 289 lb-ft @ 2600 rpm   CR 8.4 to 1   w/ Fordomatic Dr
CID 292   Bore 3.75" x Stroke 3.30"   Main Bearings 5
Carb Holley Double Twin-Jet (4-bbl) w/ auto choke   Exhaust dual
Fuel reg (prem for max performance)
Blocks ECK-6015, EDB-6015-A (Dearborn foundry),
ECZ-6015-A or ECZ-6015-B both w/ EBU main bearing caps   Block Casting Nos.
Heads EDB-6090-B or ECZ-6090-B (Conv Dr & OD),
ECZ-6090-C (Fordomatic Dr)   Head Casting Nos.
Bore max allow oversize 0.040" + 3.75" = 3.79" bore = 298 CID
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Thunderbird Special V-8  312-cid  225-hp   P-code
Opt in Fairlane & Station Wagon (Introduced mid-year)
Not avail in Courier (Sedan Delivery)
8 cyl   90°-V   2 overhead-valve (intake 1.78," exh 1.51")   Y-Block
Hp 215 @ 4600 rpm   Torque 317 lb-ft @ 2600 rpm   CR 8.4 to 1   w/ Overdrive  Thunderbird only
Hp 225 @ 4600 rpm   Torque 324 lb-ft @ 2600 rpm   CR 9.0 to 1   w/ Fordomatic Dr
CID 312   Bore 3.80" x Stroke 3.44"   Main Bearings 5
Carb Holley Double Twin-Jet (4-bbl) w/ auto choke   Exhaust dual   Fuel prem
Blocks ECZ-6015-A or ECZ-6015-B both w/ ECZ main bearing caps   Block Casting Nos.
Heads ECZ-6090-B (Conv Dr & OD), ECZ-6090-C (Fordomatic Dr)   Head Casting Nos.
Bore max allow oversize 0.040" + 3.80" bore = 3.84" bore = 319 CID
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Transmissions    Click "Shifting Gears" Owner's Manual Pages 12-14
 
Conventional Drive  (3-speed Manual)
Not avail in Fairlane Fordor Victoria
Std in all other models
1st, 2nd (synchro), 3rd (synchro), & Reverse
All-helical gears, forged bronze synchronizers
Gear selector on steering column, "H" pattern
 
Overdrive  (3-speed Manual w/ Auto Planetary 4th-speed Gear)
Not avail in Fairlane Fordor Victoria
Opt in all other models
1st, 2nd (synchro), 3rd (synchro), 4th (auto Overdrive, 30% lower eng rpm than 3rd), & Reverse
Gear selector on steering column, "H" pattern
Overdrive T-handle below control panel
Engage OD in 3rd at any speed push in T-handle & let-up throttle,
      auto cut-in at any speed above 27-28 mph, auto cut-out (return to 3rd) below 21-22 mph
Cut-out OD when driving in OD full-throttle "kick-down" to 3rd (passing, hill climbing),
      (throttle let-up returns OD)
"Lock out" OD when driving in OD full-throttle "kick-down" to 3rd & pull out T-handle,
      or when not driving in OD - or stopped - pull out T-handle
 
Speed-Trigger Fordomatic Drive  (3-speed Automatic)
Std in Fairlane Fordor Victoria
Opt in all other models
Low (1st), Intermediate (2nd, Passing), High (3rd), & Reverse
Automatic planetary gear train & single-stage 3-element hydralic-mechanical Torque Converter (oil cushion - no mechanical linkage between engine & drive train, no vacuum or electrical connections)
Safety-sequence gear selector on steering column, Illuminated indicator dial
P  Park
R  Reverse gear
N  Neutral
      • start engine
DR  Drive
      • part-throttle 2nd gear take-off (typical driving), auto upshift to 3rd
      • full-throttle 1st gear take-off (Speed-Trigger), auto upshifts to 2nd (30 mph) & 3rd (65 mph)
      • increase- or full-throttle kick-down to 2nd (Passing gear) below 65-68 mph
      • increase- or full-throttle kick-down to 1st below 18 mph
LO  Low
      • 1st gear take-off & hold up to 35 mph (auto upshifts to 2nd & 3rd if/when DR selected)
      • downshift to 2nd below 60 & above 17-23 mph (engine braking)
      • downshift to 1st below 17-23 mph (engine braking)
 
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1956 Ford Mainline, Customline, Fairlane, Station Wagon, & Courier
Rear Axle Ratios (to 1)

 
I-6 Mainline, Customline, & Fairlane
3:89  (opt 4.11)  w/ std Conventional Drive  (incld)
4.11  (opt 3.89)  w/ opt Overdrive
3.22  (opt 3.55)  w/ opt Speed-Trigger Fordomatic Drive
 
V-8 Mainline, Customline, & Fairlane
3:78  (opt 3.89)  w/ std Conventional Drive  (incld)
3.89  (opt 3.78)  w/ opt Overdrive
3.22  (opt 3.55)*  w/ opt Speed-Trigger Fordomatic Drive  (std on Fairlane Fordor Victoria)
*opt 3.55 not avail w/ opt Thunderbird Special V-8 312-cid P-code
 
I-6 & V-8 Station Wagon & Courier
4.09  (opt 4.27)  w/ std Conventional Drive  (incld)
4.27  (opt none)  w/ opt Overdrive
3.54  (opt none)  w/ opt Speed-Trigger Fordomatic Drive
 
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New "Luxury Lounge" Interior   New Crestmark Body
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Power Assists   New SelectAire Conditioner   New MagicAire Heater
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Genuine Ford Accessories
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Specifications
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Click full specs  1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) Brochure
 
1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) Brochure
Body Style  S     Body Type  78A     Production (I-6) ? + (V-8) ? = 8,757  (Insert: 1955 Production Total 7,754)
 
Engs   Trans   Rear Axle Ratios (to 1)   Tires   Payloads   GVWs   Prices
 
Courier - Ranch Wagon
Sedan Delivery. 2 dr, 1 pass (driver). Base trim.
Std  Ford I-6 223-cid 137-hp  A-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $1,740 Wash. D.C. ($1,725 L.A. Calif.)   with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 4.09 (opt 4.27), Tires 4-ply 6.70 x 15," Payload 830 Lb, & GVW 4100 Lb,   or
Opt  Ford V-8 272-cid 173-hp (176-hp w/ FD)  U-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $1,840 Wash. D.C. ($1,825 L.A. Calif.)   with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 4.09 (opt 4.27), Tires 4-ply 6.70 x 15," Payload 711 Lb, & GVW 4100 Lb
 
Courier - Parklane
Sedan Delivery. 2 dr, 3 pass (incld driver). Top trim.
Std  Ford I-6 223-cid 137-hp  A-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   Price not found   with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 4.09 (opt 4.27), Tires 4-ply 6.70 x 15," Payload 830 Lb, & GVW 4100 Lb,  or
Opt  Ford V-8 272-cid 173-hp (176-hp w/ FD)  U-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   Price not found   with
Std Conv Dr, Rear Axle 4.09 (opt 4.27), Tires 4-ply 6.70 x 15," Payload 711 Lb, & GVW 4100 Lb
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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery)
 
Engines

Ford I-6  223-cid  137-hp  A-code   Std eng
6 cyl  in-line  2 overhead-valve
Hp 137 @ 4000 rpm   Torque lb-ft 202 @ 1600-2600 rpm   CR 8.0 to 1   w/ all drives
CID 223   Bore 3.62" x Stroke 3.60"   Main Bearings 4
Carb 1-bbl w/ manual choke   Exhaust single   Fuel reg
Ford V-8  272-cid  173-hp (176-hp w/ Fordomatic Dr)  U-code   Opt eng
8 cyl   90°-V   2 overhead-valve (intake 1.78," exh 1.51")   Y-Block
Hp 173 @ 4400 rpm   Torque lb-ft 260 @ 2400 rpm   CR 8.0 to 1
Hp 176 @ 4400 rpm   Torque lb-ft 264 @ 2400 prm   CR 8.4 to 1   w/ Fordomatic Dr
CID 272   Bore 3.62" x Stroke 3.30"   Main Bearings 5
Car Twin-Jet (2-bbl) w/ auto choke   Exhaust single   Fuel reg
 
Drives
Std  Conventional Drive, Rear Axle 4.09 (opt 4.27), Tires 4-ply 6.70 x 15"  (incld)
Opt  Overdrive, Rear Axle 4.27 (opt none), Tires 4-ply 6.70 x 15"  +$110 ($109.70)
Opt  Fordomatic Drive, Rear Axle 3.54 (opt none), Tires 4-ply 6.70 x 15"  +$192 ($178.20)
 
Rear Axle Ratios (to 1)   (Courier & Station Wagon)
4.09  (opt 4.27)  w/ std Conventional Drive  (incld)
4.27  (opt (none)  w/ opt Overdrive
3.54  (opt (none)  w/ opt Speed-Trigger Fordomatic Drive
 
Tires   Opt black sidewall tire prices not found
Std  6.70 x 15," 4-ply, tubless, black sidewalls
Opt  6.70 x 15," 6-ply, tubless, black sidewalls
Opt  7.10 x 15," 4-ply, tubless, black sidewalls
Opt  7.10 x 15," 6-ply, tubless, black sidewalls
Opt  white sidewalls +$50
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Wheel Rims
Steel, 15 dia x 5" wide,  5 lug x 4.5" (114.3 mm)
 
Base Trim
•  One sun visior    •  One armrest     •  One ashtray    •  One body mount mirror
•  One front bucket seat (driver) w/ AJ-code dark brown skiver-grain vinyl cover, back folds forward
•  One opt auxiliary front right bucket seat (passenger), back folds forward & whole seat tilts up forward
•  Door & cargo area side panels of smooth medium brown pressed wood
•  Cargo area floor of plywood on full-welded steel pan, underfloor storage w/ 2 hinged lids & spare tire well w/ hinged lid
•  Side-hinged wide-opening rear door, holds open in all positions
 
Exterior Colors
Colonial White    Raven Black    Nocturne Blue Poly.    Bermuda Blue    Diamond Blue    Pine Ridge Green Poly.    Meadowmist Green    Buckskin Tan    Fiesta Red    Platinum Gray
 
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  Fairlane bodyside sweep bright-metal molding w/ black-painted jet exhaust design . . .