Spring Color Y-code "Sunset Coral" paint color
Ford Motor Company of Canada Fairlane Brochure - The Old Car Manual Project Mechanical Links
1956 Ford:    '56 Ford (Cars All)     Fairlanes     Fordor Victoria     Station Wagons     Accessories
1956 Ford (Cars All) Brochure 1956 Ford Fairlanes Brochure 1956 Ford Fairlane Fordor Victoria Brochure 1956 Ford Station Wagons Brochure 1956 Ford Car Accessories Brochure
1956 Ford Car/ Accessory Price Lists 1956 Ford Lifeguard Design Brochure '56 Ford Mechanical Links Old Ford Technical & Part Links 1956 Ford Owner's Manual
Car/ Accs. Prices     Lifeguard Design     Mech. Links     Tech./ Part Links     Owner's Manual
1956 Ford Data Plates  
1956 Ford Data Plate Codes   Decoder links:

Click '56 Ford VIN Decoder  (VINmagic.com Classic Car VIN Decoder)

Click '55 '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/ Upholstrey/ Color Codes  
 
1956 Ford Paint/ Upholstery/ Color Codes

Click '56 Ford Paint/ Upholstery/ Color Codes

Click '52 '53 '54 '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
 
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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 . . .