1956 Ford Truck Rating Plate Identification

Production Figures
  Pickups Panels
1956
"Big Window"
(all models)
137,581
6,200
(approx.)
14,023




F10 D 6 U 69639
Truck Serial Code Truck Series
Regular Light 18,000
Max.Goss
Vehicle
Weight
F10
F25
F35
P35
F50
B50
C50
P50
F60
B60
C60
P60
F11
F26
F36
P36
F51
B51
C51
P51
F61
B61
C61
P61








F63
B63
C63

F-100 Conventional
F-250 Conventional
F-350 Conventional
P-350 Parcel Delivery
F-500 Conventional
B-500 School Bus
C-500 Cab Forward
P-500 Parcel Delivery
F-600 Conventional
B-600 School Bus
C-600 Cab Forward
P-600 Parcel Delivery

Rear Axle
Actual ratio of the rear axle is put in
this space.  Both ratios will be used
where two-speed axles are involved.

Code Part Number Color Name
A
B
D
E
G
R
U
M
H
P
S
M20J-1724
M20J-521
M20J-523
M20J-524
M20J-527
M20J-175
M20J-14283
M20J-531
M20J-532


Raven Black
Dark Blue Metallic
Light Blue
White (for two tone)
Light Green
Torch Red
Meadow Green
Yellow
Gray
Prime
Special Order
Code Truck Engines
D
V
Z
R
O.H.V. 6 Cylinder-223 cid
O.H.V. 8 Cylinder-2V Carb (L/D)-272 cid
O.H.V. 8 Cylinder-2V Carb (H/D)-272 cid
O.H.V. 8 Cylinder-4V Carb (H/D)-272 cid

Code Plant Code Plant
A
B
C
G
D
F
H
K

Atlanta
Buffalo
Chester
Chicago
Dallas
Dearborn
Detroit Truck
Kansas City

L
U
E
M
N
R
S
P

Long Beach
Louisville
Manwah
Memphis
Norfolk
San Jose
Somerville
Twin City
(St. Paul)

Transmission Types
Code Type
3
3MD
3HD
AUTO
3OD
4SYN
5DIR
5OD
3-Speed Regular
3-Speed Medium Duty
3-Speed Heavy Duty
3-Speed Automatic
3-Speed Overdrive
4-Speed Synchronized
5-Speed Direct
5-Speed Overdrive

Model Code Year
6 1956

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