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Spring Color Y-code Sunset Coral exterior paint color (replaced B-code Nocturne Blue Poly., Apr 1st, 1956)
1956 Ford Car Brochures Facts Stats Archives
1956 Ford (Cars All) Brochure
'56 Ford (Cars All)
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 Courier (Sedan Delivery)
Courier (Sedan Delivery)
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 & Accs Price Lists
Car & Accs Price Lists
1956 Ford Lifeguard Design Brochure
Lifeguard Design
Old Ford Technical & Part LinksPart Links

Automobile Catalog™ 1956 Ford Car Models, Engines, Transmissions, Rear Gears, Speeds, Hp/Torque CurvesAutomobile Catalog™
1956 Ford Car Models, Engines, Transmissions, Rear Gears, Speeds, Hp/Torque Curves
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)
 
SERIAL NUMBER
(M) Engine Type    (6) Production Year    (F) Assembly Plant    (T) Body Style    (332131) Consecutive Unit No. (starting at 100001), of all 1956 Ford car models assembled at the plant indicated
 
(70C)  BODY TYPE
(ME)  BODY COLOR
(L)  TRIM COLOR  (Interior upholstery)
(13)  DAY  (vehicle completed)
(G)  MONTH  (vehicle assembled)
(493)  SCHEDULED ITEM NO. (assigned to the body at the plant indicated), the scheduled vehicle no. of all car models scheduled for assembly on the date indicated
 
Ford U.S. produced 1,408,478 vehicles in 1956  (Wikipedia).
 
1956 Ford Paint & Upholstery Color Codes  
Paint & Upholstery Colors
 
Click  1956 Ford Paint & Upholstery Colors & Codes
 
Click  1952-55 Ford Paint Colors & Codes
 
1956 Ford Paint Color & Code Cross Reference  PaintRef.com
1956 Ford All Models Touch Up Paint  www.paintscratch.com
 
A Club and Town Sedan "Fairlane Luxury Lounge" "color-harmonized" selection is L-code Dark Gray & Medium Gray Nylon Cloth (with random dot Silver Lurex glittering metallic thread). Door panels are dark and light gray vinyl. Dash & trim paint is Dk. Gray Metallic and H-code Platinum Gray (mid dash). 1956 Ford Fairlane Culb Sedan "Grey Randon Dot Cloth" Upholstery
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Click links, or scroll . . .
1 & 2)  1956 COLOR and UPHOLSTERY SELECTIONS (Cars)
3 & 4)  1956 COLOR and UPHOLSTERY SELECTIONS (Station Wagons, Thunderbird)
5)  FORD 1956 (Paint Colors) Form 5609
6)  FORD 1956 (Paint Colors) Form 5609-Rev. 4-59
7)  1956 FORD COLORS BULLETIN No. 25 (SHEET 1)
8)  1956 FORD COLOR BULLETIN No. 25 (SHEET 2)
9)  1956 FORD SPRING COLORS BULLETIN SUPPLIMENT No. 25-A
10)  1956 FORD SPRING COLORS Advance Bulletin 3-29-56
11)  FORD - 1956 BULLETIN No. 21-Sheet 1
12)  FORD - 1956 BULLETIN No. 21-Sheet 2
13)  CONVENTIONAL TWO-TONE COMBINATIONS
STYLE-TONE COMBINATIONS
CONVENTIONAL TWO-TONE COMBINATIONS-(Station Wagons)
STYLE-TONE COMBINATIONS-(Station Wagons)

14)  1956 Ford interior colors (partial)
15)  1954, 1955 & 1956 American & Canadian Ford Paint Codes and Spring Colors
Credit to Joe Shields, Director & Chief Judge, Crown Victoria Association
16)  1952-1953-1954-1955 Ford Colors
 
"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
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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, blue-green tinted transparent "sky-view" roof w/ removable snap-in "aluminized nylon" shade)
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
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1956 COLOR & UPHOLSTERY SELECTIONS (Station Wagons, Thunderbird)  (2 Pages)
Ranch Wagon  (2 dr, 6 pass)
Custom Ranch Wagon  (2 dr, 6 pass)
Six-Passenger Country Sedan  (4 dr)
Eight-Passenger Country Sedan  (4 dr, stowaway rear seat, 1/3-2/3 divided center seat)
Parklane  (2 dr, 6 pass)
Country Squire  (4 dr, 8 pass, stowaway rear seat, 1/3-2/3 divided center seat, mahogany-grained steel side panels w/ maple-grained glass-fiber moldings)
Thunderbird
 
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1956 Ford Color & Upholstery Selections  Station Wagons   Thunderbird  
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1956 Ford Car Color & Upholstery Selections  Station Wagons  Thunderbird (End of Booklet)
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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
 
Ford 1956 (Paint Colors) Form 5609
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Ford 1956 (Paint Colors) Form 5609-Rev. 4-59  
1956 Ford Colors Bulletin No. 25 (Sheet 1)  
1956 Ford Color Bulletin No. 25 (Sheet 2)
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1956 Ford Spring Colors Bulletin Supplement No. 25-A  
1956 Ford Spring Colors Advance Bulletin 3-29-56
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Ford - 1956 Bulletin No. 21-Sheet 1  
Ford - 1956 Bulletin No. 21-Sheet 2
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Conventional Two-Tone Combinations, Style-Tone Combinations, Conventional Two-Tone Combinations-(Station Wagons), Style-Tone Combinations-(Station Wagons)
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1956 Ford Interior Colors (partial)
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Thanks, Joe . . .
1954, 1955 & 1956 American & Canadian Paint Codes and Spring Colors  
1954, 1955 & 1956 American & Canadian Paint Codes and Spring Colors
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1954, 1955 & 1956 American & Canadian Paint Codes and Spring Colors  
1954, 1955 & 1956 American & Canadian Paint Codes and Spring Colors
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1954, 1955 & 1956 American & Canadian Paint Codes and Spring Colors  
1954, 1955 & 1956 American & Canadian Paint Codes and Spring Colors
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1954, 1955 & 1956 American & Canadian Paint Codes and Spring Colors
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1954, 1955 & 1956 American & Canadian Paint Codes and Spring Colors
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1954, 1955 & 1956 American & Canadian Paint Codes and Spring Colors
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1954, 1955 & 1956 American & Canadian Paint Codes and Spring Colors
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1954, 1955 & 1956 American & Canadian Paint Codes and Spring Colors
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1954, 1955 & 1956 American & Canadian Paint Codes and Spring Colors
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1954, 1955 & 1956 American & Canadian Paint Codes and Spring Colors
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The famous Fairlane body-side wide skew molding, bright metal w/ black painted insets . . .