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1955 Spring Color Z-code Coral Mist exterior paint color (replaced 1955 M-code Regency Purple)
1956 Ford Car Brochures Facts Stats Archives
1956 Ford Cars (All Models) Brochure
Cars (All Models)
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
1956 Ford Paint & Upholstery Colors
Paint & Uph Colors
1956 Ford Car & Accessory Prices
Car & Accs Prices
1956 Ford Lifeguard Design Brochure
Lifeguard Design
Old Ford Part & Info LinksPart Links

1956 Ford Data Plate Data Plate Codes
 
Example Data Plate VIN   * M 6 F T 332131 *   70C ME L 13 G 493

SERIAL NO.:
M   ENGINE TYPE - 292 CID V-8
6   PRODUCTION YEAR - 1956
F   ASSEMBLY PLANT - Dearborn
T   BODY STYLE - Fairlane Tudor/Fordor (2 dr Club Sedan & 4 dr Town Sedan)
332131   CONSECUTIVE UNIT NO. (sequence of assembly no. starting at 100001) - the 232,131st of all 1956 Ford vehicle models assembled at Dearborn

70C   BODY (TYPE) - Fairlane Club Sedan (2 dr)
ME   COLOR (EXTERIOR PAINT) - M-code Goldenglow Yellow/E-code Colonial White Paint
L   TRIM (INTERIOR COLOR SCHEME) - Dark Gray & Medium Gray (random dot Silver Lurex glittering metallic thread) Nylon Cloth Upholstery, Dark Gray Metallic & Platinum Gray (mid instrument panel) Paint
PRODUCTION CODE:
13   DAY OF THE MONTH (vehicle completed) - 13th (a Friday)
G   MONTH (vehicle assembled) - July
493 - SCHEDULED ITEM NO. (assigned to the Body by the plant: Dearborn) - the 493rd of all vehicle models scheduled for assembly on Friday, July 13, 1956

 
Data Plate Decoder links:
 
Click  VINmagic.com Classic Car VIN Decoder:  1956 Ford
Click  VINmagic.com Classic Car VIN Decoder:  1953-1959 Ford
Click  Crown Victoria AssociationCVA Teck Talk 1955-56 Ford VIN Plate
 
1952-56 Ford Car Data Plate
 
Ford U.S. produced 1,408,478 vehicles in 1956 - Wikipedia
 
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)
 
This page is under construction - more to come!
 
 
 
Fairlane bodyside sweep wide bright-metal molding w/ black painted insets . . .