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1956 Ford (Cars All) Brochure
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1956 Ford Fairlane 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 Cars BrochurePolice Cars
1956 Ford Taxi Service Brochure
Taxi Service
1956 Ford Lifeguard Design Brochure
Lifeguard Design
All The Facts About The '56 Ford Booklet
All The Facts
1956 Ford Owner's ManualManual

Ford Motor Company of Canada
Ford Motor Company of Canada
1956 Ford Car & Accessory Price Lists
Car & Accs Price Lists
'56 Ford Mechanical Links
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1956 Ford Data Plate  
 
Data Plate Codes   Decoder links:

Click 1956 Ford VIN Decoder  (VINmagic.com Classic Car VIN Decoder)

Click 1955-56 Ford Data Plate Codes  (CVA Crown Victoria Association)

Engine Type/   Model Year/   Assembly Plant/   Body Style/   Consecutive Unit No. (starting at 100001 = the vehicle's consecutive unit no. [of all models] scheduled for production at the assembly plant indicated)

Body Type/   Color/   Trim/   Day/   Month/   Unit No. Produced (the vehicle's consecutive unit no. [of all models] produced at the assembly plant & on the date indicated)

Ford U.S. produced 1,408,478 vehicles in 1956 (Wikipedia).

 
1956 Ford Paint & Upholstery Color Codes  
 
Paint & Upholstery Color Codes

Click 1956 Ford Paint & Upholstery Color Codes

Click 1952-55 Ford Paint Color Codes

 
1956 Ford Fairlane Club and Town Sedans' L-code Cloth Gray Interior Trim of vinyl and nylon Gray Random Dot Cloth with Silver Lurex (glittering metallic thread) upholstery, and Dk. Gray Metallic and Platinum Gray paint. 1956 Ford Fairlane Culb Sedan "Grey Randon Dot Cloth" Upholstery
 
Click links, or scroll . . .
1 & 2)  1956 COLOR and UPHOLSTERY SELECTIONS (Cars)
3 & 4)  1956 COLOR and UPHOLSTERY SELECTIONS (Station Wagons)
5)  1956 FORD COLORS BULLETIN No. 25 (SHEET 1)
6)  1956 FORD COLOR BULLETIN No. 25 (SHEET 2)
7)  1956 FORD SPRING COLORS BULLETIN No. 25-A
8)  1956 FORD SPRING COLORS Advance Bulletin 3-29-56
9)  FORD - 1956 BULLETIN No. 21-Sheet 1
10)  FORD - 1956 BULLETIN No. 21-Sheet 2
11)  FORD 1956 (Colors)
12)  CONVENTIONAL TWO-TONE COMBINATIONS
STYLE-TONE COMBINATIONS
CONVENTIONAL TWO-TONE COMBINATIONS-(Station Wagons)
STYLE-TONE COMBINATIONS-(Station Wagons)

13)  1956 Ford interior colors
14)  1952-1953-1954-1955 Ford Colors
15)  American & Canadian 1954-1955-1956 Ford Paint Colors & Codes
Credit to Joe Shields, Director & Chief Judge, Crown Victoria Association
 
"Ford/Thunderbird Red" B5S-6000 Hi-Temp/Hi-Gloss engine paint - 1955-57 Ford Car & Thunderbird Y-blocks
1956 Ford Fairlane Club Sedan "M" Code 292 Y-block Thunderbird Engine w/ modern  Holley 4160 Carb
 
Selected pages from "ALL THE FACTS about the '56 FORD" 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
Mainline Tudor Sedan
Mainline Fordor Sedan
Customline Tudor Sedan
Customline Fordor Sedan
Customline Victoria  (2 dr, "open air" hardtop)
Fairlane Club Sedan  (2 dr)
Fairlane Town Sedan  (4 dr)
Fairlane Victoria  (2 dr, "open air" hardtop)
Fairlane Fordor Victoria  ("open air" hardtop)
Fairlane Crown Victiria  (2 dr)
Fairlane Crown Victoria Skyliner  (2 dr, tinted acrylic glass "sky-view" roof w/ curtains)
Fairlane Sunliner  (2 dr, convertible roof)
 
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1956 Ford Color & Upholstery Selections (Cars) (Page 2 of 2)
1956 Ford Color & Upholstery Selections (Cars)
 
1956 COLOR & UPHOLSTERY SELECTIONS (Station Wagons, Thunderbird)  (2 Pages)
Ranch Wagon  (2 dr, 6 passenger)
Custom Ranch Wagon  (2 dr, 6 passenger)
Parklane  (2 dr, 6 passenger)
6-passenger Country Sedan  (4 dr)
8-passenger Country Sedan  (4 dr)
Country Squire  (4 dr, 8 passenger, side mahogany-grain-finish steel panels w/ wood-grained glass-fiber moldings)
Thunderbird
 
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1956 Ford Color & Upholstery Selections (Station Wagons, Thunderbird)  
(Page 2 of 2)
1956 Ford Car Color & Upholstery Selections (Station Wagons, Thunderbird) (End of Booklet)
 
 
Exterior & Interior Colors
Colors
Spring Colors
Conventional Two-Tone Combinations
Style-Tone Combinations
Conventional Two-Tone Combinations (Station Wagons)
Style-Tone Combinations (Station Wagons)
1952-1953-1954 & 1955 Ford Colors
 
1956 Ford Colors Bulletin No. 25 (Sheet 1)  
1956 Ford Color Bulletin No. 25 (Sheet 2)  
1956 Ford Spring Colors Bulletin Suplement No. 25-A  
1956 Ford Spring Colors Advance Bulletin 3-29-56  
Ford-1956 Bulletin No. 21-Sheet 1  
Ford-1956 Bulletin No. 21-Sheet 2  
Ford 1956 (Colors)  
Conventional Two-Tone Combinations, Style-Tone Combinations, Conventional Two-Tone Combinations-(Station Wagons), Style-Tone Combinations-(Station Wagons)  
1956 Ford Interior Colors (partial) Thanks, Joe . . .
American & Canadian 1954, 1955 & 1956 Ford Paint Colors & Codes  
American & Canadian 1955 & 1956 Ford Paint Colors & Codes  
American & Canadian 1954 Ford Paint Colors & Codes  
American & Canadian 1954 & 1955 Ford Paint Colors & Codes  
Canadian 1955 Ford Paint Colors & Codes  
Canadian 1955 Ford Paint Colors & Codes  
Canadian 1956 Ford Paint Colors & Codes  
Canadian 1956 Ford Paint Colors & Codes  
American 1956 Ford Paint Colors & Codes  
Canadian 1955 Ford Paint Colors & Codes  
1952-1953-1954 & 1955 Ford Colors  
1954, 1955 & 1956 Ford Paint Colors & Codes  
1954, 1955 & 1955 Ford Paint Colors & Codes
 
 
 
1956 Ford Fairlane body side skew molding - bright metal w/ black painted insets . . .