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Spring Color Y-code Sunset Coral exterior paint color (replaced B-code Nocturne Blue Poly., Apr 1st)
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1956 Ford Fairlane Brochure
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1956 Ford Fairlane Fordor Victoria Brochure
Fordor Victoria
1956 Ford Station Wagons Brochure
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1956 Ford Car Accessories Brochure
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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
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1956 Ford Car & Accessory Price Lists
Car & Accs Price Lists
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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 the model /body style [indicated] 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 [indicated] 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 Paint Color Names & Codes  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. 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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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 . . .