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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) exterior front 1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery)   This example has std Single-Tone E-code  Colonial White  paint, & opt Body Mount Mirrors & Spotlights.  Photo  Orlando Classic Cars.
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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery)
Body Style  S     Body Type  78A     Production (I-6) ? + (V-8) ? = 8,757   (NOTE  1955 Production 7,754)
 
Courier - based on 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 est   with
•  Std Conv Dr, Clutch 9-1/2," Rear Axle 4.09 (opt 4.27), Tires 4-ply tubeless bsw 6.70 x 15"  or
•  Opt Overdrive, Clutch 9-1/2," Rear Axle 4.27 (opt none), & Tires 4-ply tubeless bsw 6.70 x 15"  +$109.70  or
•  Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.54 (opt none), & Tires 4-ply tubeless bsw 6.70 x 15"  +$178.20.00,  or
Opt  Ford V-8  272-cid  173-hp (176-hp w/ FD)  U-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $1,890 est   with
•  Std Conv Dr, Clutch 10," Rear Axle 4.09 (opt 4.27), Tires 4-ply tubeless bsw 6.70 x 15"  or
•  Opt Overdrive, Clutch 10," Rear Axle 4.27 (opt none), & Tires 4-ply tubeless bsw 6.70 x 15"  +$109.70  or
•  Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.54 (opt none), & Tires 4-ply tubeless bsw 6.70 x 15"  +$178.20
 
Courier - based on 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)   $2,062.00 est   with
•  Std Conv Dr, Clutch 9-1/2," Rear Axle 4.09 (opt 4.27), Tires 4-ply tubeless bsw 6.70 x 15"  or
•  Opt Overdrive, Clutch 9-1/2," Rear Axle 4.27 (opt none), & Tires 4-ply tubeless bsw 6.70 x 15"  +$109.70  or
•  Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.54 (opt none), & Tires 4-ply tubeless bsw 6.70 x 15"  +$178.20.00,  or
Opt  Ford V-8  272-cid  173-hp (176-hp w/ FD)  U-code  eng (& std Conv Dr)   $2,212.00 est   with
•  Std Conv Dr, Clutch 10," Rear Axle 4.09 (opt 4.27), Tires 4-ply tubeless bsw 6.70 x 15"  or
•  Opt Overdrive, Clutch 10," Rear Axle 4.27 (opt none), & Tires 4-ply tubeless bsw 6.70 x 15"  +$109.70  or
•  Opt Fordomatic Dr, Rear Axle 3.54 (opt none), & Tires 4-ply tubeless bsw 6.70 x 15"  +$178.20.00
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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) Brochure Cover
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Base Trim
•  one sun visor    •  one armrest    •  one ashtray    •  one interior light, switch operated
•  Black rubber windshield & rear window moldings    •  Black rubber front floor mat
•  Black 18" dia. 2-spoke steering wheel, center horn button    •  Black steering wheel column
•  one front seat (driver), non-sag, back folds forward
•  opt auxiliary front seat (passenger), back folds forward, whole seat tilts up vertical
•  opt full-width seat (driver plus 2 passengers)
 
Features
•  dual windshield wipers    •  dual electric horns    •  one body mount rear view mirror, left side
•  102 cubic-feet of load capacity (including front space to right of driver's seat)
•  cargo area 5/8" plywood floor on welded steel ribbed floor pan
•  cargo area underfloor storage well (in front of axle), 2 hinged lids
•  cargo area underfloor spare tire well (behind axle) w/ spare tire & jack, hinged lid
•  side-hinged wide-opening panel-type rear door, holds open in any position
•  7-leaf rear springs     •  opt higher load rating tires & tubes
 
COLORS . . .
1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery)
Int Trim

•  AJ-code skiver-grain Dark Brown Vinyl seat cover
•  Medium Brown vinyl headlining     •  Medium Brown smooth pressed wood door & cargo area side panels
10 Ext Single-Tone
•  A-code Raven Black     •  B-code Nocturne Blue Poly.     •  C-code Bermuda Blue     •  D-code  Diamond Blue
•  E-code Colonial White    • F-code Pine Ridge Green Poly.    •  G-code Meadowmist Green
•  H-code Platinum Gray     •  J-code Buckskin Tan     •  K-code Fiesta Red
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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) dimensions  
1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) Weights
Pounds (est)   Includes lubricants, coolant, & fuel
Front    Rear    Curb    Payload     GVW    Tires
 
Std  Ford I-6  223-cid  137-hp   A-code  eng
•  Std   F 1757 + R 1513 = Curb 3270 + Payload 830 = GVW 4100  w/ Tires 6.70 x 15" 4-ply tubeless bsw
•  Opt   F 1760 + R 1516 = Curb 3276 + Payload 924 = GVW 4200  w/ Tires 7.10 x 15" 4-ply tubeless bsw
•  Opt   F 1762 + R 1518 = Curb 3280 + Payload 1320 = GVW 4600  w/ Tires 7.10 x 15" 6-ply tubeless bsw
 
Opt  Ford V-8  272-cid  173-hp (176-hp w/ Fordomatic Dr)  U-code  eng
•  Std   F 1876 + R 1513 = Curb 3389 + Payload 711 = GVW 4100  w/ Tires 6.70 x 15" 4-ply tubeless bsw
•  Opt   F 1879 + R 1516 = Curb 3395 + Payload 805 = GVW 4200  w/ Tires 7.10 x 15" 4-ply tubeless bsw
•  Opt   F 1881 + R 1518 = Curb 3399 + Payload 1201 = GVW 4600  w/ Tires 7.10 x 15" 6-ply tubeless bsw
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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) interior front 1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery)   AJ-code Dark Brown Vinyl interior trim.  Photo inserts  Orlando Classic Cars.
 
 
1956 Ford Car, Station Wagon, & Courier (Sedan Delivery)
 
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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan
Delivery) Tires

•  Std 6.70 x 15" bias 4-ply bsw tubless
   GVW 4,100 lb
•  Opt 7.10 x 15" bias 4-ply bsw tubless
   GVW 4,200 lb
•  Opt 7.10 x 15" bias 6-ply bsw tubless
   GVW 4,600 lb
Opt Tubes, all    Prices not found
Opt white sidewalls  +$26.80
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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) interior front
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1956 Ford Truck Illustrated Facts and Feature Manual Including Courier
© 1955, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, 9-1-55, Rev. 6-1-56, Printed in U.S.A.  Pages 33-40
 
1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) brochure
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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) interior front
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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery/Custom Delivery) specifications
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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) instrument panel
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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) V-8 engine
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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) I-6 engine
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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) rear cargo area
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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) transmissions
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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) panel-type side-hinged rear door holds open in any position
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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) chassis features
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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) chassis features End of brochure
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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) rear cargo area
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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) rear cargo area
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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) rear cargo area
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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) storage bin below cargo floor
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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) storage bin below cargo floor
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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) spare tire well
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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) data plate  
SERIAL NO.:
U = Engine Type = Ford V-8 272-cid 173-hp (176-hp w/ Fordomatic Dr)
6 = Production Year = 1956
F = Assembly Plant = Dearborn, MI
S = Body Style = Sedan Delivery
260878 = Consecutive Unit No. (starting at 100001), the 160,878th (of all models) assembled at the Dearborn plant
 
78A = BODY (TYPE) = Sedan Delivery
E = COLOR (EXTERIOR PAINT) = Colonial White
AJ = TRIM (INTERIOR COLOR SCHEME) = Dark Brown Vinyl
PRODUCTION CODE:
9 = Day of the Month (scheduled for assembly) = 9th (Monday)
D = Month (scheduled for assembly) = April
1527 = Scheduled Item No. (assigned by pant to body) = 1,527th vehicle (of all models) scheduled for assembly Monday, April 9, 1956
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1956 Ford Courier (Sedan Delivery) exterior rear
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