Style-Tone 2-Tone ME-code "Goldenglow Yellow/Colonial White" exterior paint colors
Ford Motor Company of Canada Fairlane Brochure - The Old Car Manual Project 1955 & 1956 Fords - Wikipedia engines, trans, gears, speeds, hp/torque curves - Automobile Catalog™
1956 Ford Fairlane Club Sedan Thunderbird V-8 Fordomatic
1956 Ford Fairlane club Sedan Car Shows   Awards

An early morning entrance to the Langley Good Times Cruise-In, Langley, British Columbia, September 8, 2008. This is western Canada's largest, annual car show with about 2,000 vehicles on display. Photo by Cam Hutchins, Carnut Images.
Langley Good Times Cruise-In

10th Annual Pacific NW Regional Meet, Crown Victoria Association (CVA), Friday-evening, pre-show cruise-in, Covington (near Seattle), Washington, August 15, 2008, hosted by the Maple Valley Street Rats. The cruise-in is a Street Rat's fundraiser event for automotive college student scholarships.
10th Annual Pacific NW Regional Meet
 
10th Annual Pacific NW Regional Meet, Crown Victoria Association (CVA), car show in downtown Puyallup (near Seattle), Washington, August 16, 2008. Thirty-three CVA member's 50's Fords from Alberta, British Columbia, Washington and Oregon attended this event. "Lemonade" was awarded the Club's "People's Choice" trophy. CVA members discuss the car's detailed, mostly-stock engine bay.
10th Annual Pacific NW Regional Meet
 
22nd Annual Graffiti Bash Show & Shine pre-show cruise wrap-up, Comox Valley Classic Cruisers (CVCC). The Saturday evening cruise was through the beautiful Comox Valley (Vancouver Island), British Columbia, July 26, 2008.
22nd Annual Graffiti Bash Show & Shine Cruise
 
15th Annual Ford Spring Spectacular (120 vehicles), Joe Cunningham Ford, now Family Ford, Parksville (Vancouver Island), B.C., May 25, 2008. At the time, the Ford was named "Egghead." Entrants voted to award the car the "1st Place, Pre-1960's Stock" trophy. The 2007 award was "1st Place, Pre-1960's Stock." The 2005 award was "2nd Place, Pre-1960's Stock."
15th Annual Ford Spring Spectacular
 
Indoor Invitational Show & Shine for Fords, Pacific Coast Mustang Association , Nanaimo (Vancouver Island), B.C., May 4, 2008. The judges picked the car, then named "Egghead," as "Best of Show."
Indoor Invitational Show & Shine for Fords
 
2007 Father's Day Show 'n Shine (400 vehicles), Seaside Cruizers, Qualicum Beach, (Vancouver Island), B.C.
Father's Day Show 'n Shine
 
2007 Sleepy Hollow Rod Run & Show and Shine (400 vehicles), Coaster's Car Club, downtown Sechelt (Sunshine Coast), B.C. At the 2006 show, the car won the "2nd Place, 1949 to 1960 Stock Car Class" trophy.
Sleepy Hollow Rod Run & Show and Shine
 
2007 A&W Cruise-In, Comox Valley Classic Cruisers (CVCC), Courtenay (Vancouver Island), B.C. This is a regular gathering on summer, Thursday eveings. Note the "CAR HOP SERVICE."
 Courtenay A&W Cruise-In
 
2007 Summer Spectacular All Ford Show, Vancouver Island Mustang Association (VIMA), Beaver Lake Park, Victoria (Vancouver Island), B.C., July 15th, 2007. Another win - "1st Place, Pre-1960's Stock."
Summer Spectacular 2007
 
A&W Cruise-In, North Island Cruisers, Campbell River (Vancouver Island), B.C., 2007. This is a regular gathering on summer, Tuesday eveings.
Campbell River A&W Cruise-In
 
2006 Westcoasters Daze, The Westcoaster's Car Club, White Rock, B.C., August 27, 2006. The Ford won the "2nd Place, 1950's Restored or Original" trophy. At the 2005 show the car won "2nd Place, Best Engine Bay."
Westcoasters Daze 2006
 
22nd Annual Shelby / Mustang / Ford Day, Shelby American Automobile Club (SAAC), sponsored by Hallmark Ford Sales, Surrey, B.C., August 6, 2007. The car's awards at this event are: 2005 "1st Place, Ford Class," 2006 "Best of Show," 2007 "1st Place, Ford" and 2008 "2nd Place, Ford."
22nd Annual Shelby / Mustang / Ford Day
 
Concours Classic 2006 at Minter Country Gardens, Chilliwack (Rosedale), B.C., July 16, 2006. This prestigious annual car show consists of 150 stock domestic and English classic cars displayed in the lush surroundings of Minter Country Gardens. The '56 Ford was very fortunate to win the "1st-In-Class, 1950's Domestic Cars" trophy. In 2005, it won the "3rd-In-Class, 1950's Domestic Cars" trophy.
Concours Classic 2006 at Minter Gardens
 
Old Car Sunday in the Park, Fraser River Regional Heritage Park, Mission, British Columbia, Father's Day, 2006. This is a Vancouver area favourite event - an annual, family picnic attended by about 1,200 collector cars. In 2005, "Lemonade" was awarded the "1st Place, Dad's Choice Ford" trophy.
Old Car Sunday in the Park
 
7th Annual Pacific NW Regional Meet, Crown Victoria Association (CVA), event with car show, downtown Victoria, capital city of British Columbia, August 18-20, 2005. Fifty-five CVA member's 50's Fords from Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, Washington and Oregon attended this event. The Club chose their new member's shiny Fairlane as "Best Sedan." Here, tourists admire the classic Fairlane in a once-in-a-lifetime parking spot on the entrance steps to a B.C. Government Parliament Building (constructed and upgraded from 1893 to 1915) overlooking Victoria's Inner Harbour.
7th Annual Pacific NW Regional Meet
 
1956 Ford Fairlane Club Sedan   ALL AWARDS

2008 AWARDS

People's Choice
10th Annual Pacific Northwest Regional Meet
Crown Victoria Association
Downtown Puyallup, Washington
August 14-16, 2008

2nd Place  Ford Class
23nd Annual Shelby / Mustang / Ford Day
Shelby American Automobile Club
Hallmark Ford, Surrey, B.C., August 4, 2008

1st Place  Pre-1960's Stock Class
15th Annual Ford Spring Spectacular
Joe Cunningham Ford
Parksville (Vancouver Island), B.C., May 25, 2008

Best of Show
Indoor Invitational Show & Shine for Fords
Pacific Coast Mustang Association
Nanaimo Curling Club, Nanaimo (Vancouver Island), B.C., May 4, 2008

2007 AWARDS

1st Place  Ford Class
22nd Annual Shelby / Mustang / Ford Day
Shelby American Automobile Club
Hallmark Ford, Surrey, B.C., August 6, 2007

1st Place  Pre-1960's Stock Class
Summer Spectacular 2007
Vancouver Island Mustang Association
Beaver Lake Park, Victoria (Vancouver Island), B.C., July 15, 2007

1st Place  Pre-1960's Stock Class
14th Annual Ford Spring Spectacular
Joe Cunningham Ford
Parksville (Vancouver Island), B.C., May 27, 2007

2006 AWARDS

2nd Place  Pre-1960 Other Ford / Mercury Class
22nd Annual Picnic
Canadian Falcon Fairlane Comet Club
Langley Civic Center, Langley, B.C., September 4, 2006

2nd Place  Best 1950's Restored or Original Class
Westcoasters Daze 2006
The Westcoasters Car Club of British Columbia
Semiahmoo Park, White Rock, B.C., August 27, 2006

Our Favorite '56
8th Annual Pacific Northwest Regional Meet
Crown Victoria Association
XXX Drive-In, Issaquah, Washington, August 17-19, 2006

2nd Place  1949 to 1960 Stock Car Class
11th Annual Sleepy Hollow Rod Run
The Coasters Car Club
Downtown Sechelt (Sunshine Coast), B.C., August 12, 2006

Best Of Show
21 Years with Hallmark Ford Show & Shine
Shelby American Automobile Club
Hallmark Ford, Surrey, B.C., August 7, 2006

1st-In-Class
1950's Domestic Cars Class
Concours Classic 2006 at Minter Gardens
Minter Gardens, Rosedale, B.C., July 16, 2006

1st Place  Non-Mustang Ford Class
25th Annual Spring Show
Greater Vancouver Mustang Association
NAPA Auto Parts, Port Kells, B.C., May 21, 2006

Customer's Car of the Month
The Clock Work's™ www.clockwks.com
Automotive Clock Service & Sales
1745 Meta Lake Road, Eagle River, WI 54521-8531, January, 2006

2005 AWARDS

Best In Show  Non-Mustang Class
23rd All Pony Roundup
Greater Vancouver Mustang Association
Spanish Banks Beach Park, Vancouver, B.C., September 11, 2005

2nd Place  Best Engine Bay Class
Westcoasters Daze 2005 2nd Annual Run to the Reserve Show & Shine
The Westcoasters Car Club of British Columbia
Semiahmoo Park, White Rock, B.C., August 28, 2005

Best Sedan  Cruise Director's Choice
7th Annual Pacific Northwest Regional Meet
Crown Victoria Association
Parliament Buildings, Belleville St., Victoria, B.C., August 18-20, 2005

1st Place  Ford Class
20 Years with Hallmark Ford Show & Shine
Shelby American Automobile Club
Hallmark Ford, Surrey, B.C., August 1, 2005

3rd-In-Class  1950's Domestic Cars Class
Concours Classic 2005 at Minter Gardens
Minter Gardens, Rosedale, B.C., July 17, 2005

2nd Place  Open (Convertible) Class
Children's Wish Foundation Show & Shine
Kingsway Corporate Centre, Port Coquitlam, B.C., June 26, 2005

1st Place  Dad's Choice Ford
14th Annual Old Car Sunday in the Park
Gold Ears & Central Fraser Valley Chapters of the Vintage Car Club of Canada
Early Ford V8 Club, and Pacific Model A Ford Club
Fraser River Heritage Park, Mission, B.C., June 19 (Father's Day), 2005

1st Place  Best Ford Class, and
Key West Ford Choice  Key West Ford
7th Annual Mustang & Ford Charity Roundup
Mission Safeway, Mission, B.C., June 12, 2005

Fomoco Times Cover Story, "Yellow Beast Reborn"
Crown Victoria Association Monthly Newsletter
Paul Placek, Editor
National Headquarters, P.O. Box 6, Bryan, OH 43506-0006 US
Volume 28, Number 6, June 2005

2nd Place  Pre-1960's Stock Class
12th Annual Ford Spring Spectacular
Joe Cunningham Ford
Parksville (Vancouver Island), B.C., May 29, 2005

1st Place  Best Restored Class
2nd Annual Show & Shine
NAPA Auto Parts
Port Kells, B.C., May 21, 2005
 
 
 
1956 Ford Fairlane body side skew molding - bright metal w/ black painted insets . . .