1955 Ford F100 Trucks

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1955 Ford trucks received minor changes from 53-54 Fords. A new grille was used. 1955 grilles were a new design, but again used the 53-54 headlight buckets. Matching chrome grille pieces were available for Deluxe trucks. Hood side emblems were more elaborate over the 53-54 versions which were block letters – “Ford F-100”. Custom cab trucks had a chrome “Custom Cab” emblem on each door. Paint colors were updated for 1955 trucks. Engine combinations remained the same on the 54 and 55 F100. All were overhead valve engines. Available engines were: 223 Straight 6, 239 V8 and 256 V8. 1955 Ford F100 This truck is not completely original – It was lowered and the paint is not an original color.

 

55 F100 Production Numbers
YearPickupsPanel Trucks
1955124,84211,198

 

YearModel Code
19555

 

YearTruckSerial Code
1954 -1955F-100 ConventionalF10
1954 -1955F-250 ConventionalF25
1954 -1955F-350 ConventionalF35
1954 -1955P-350 Parcel DeliveryP35
1954 -1955F-500 ConventionalF50
1954 -1955B-500 School BusB50
1954 -1955C-500 Cab ForwardC50
1954 -1955P-500 Parcel DeliveryP50
1954 -1955F-600 ConventionalF60/F61
1954 -1955B-600 School BusB60
1954 -1955C-600 Cab ForwardC60/C61
1954 -1955P-600 Parcel DeliveryP60/P61

 

1954-1955 Engine Codes
DO.H.V. 6 Cylinder-223 cid
VO.H.V. 8 Cylinder-239 cid
ZO.H.V. 8 Cylinder-256 cid

 

53-55 Transmissions
CodeType
33-Speed Regular
3HD3-Speed Heavy Duty
AUTO3-Speed Automatic
3OD3-Speed Overdrive
4SYN4-Speed Synchronized
5DIR5-Speed Direct
5OD5-Speed Overdrive

 

Assembly Plant CodePlant Location
AAtlanta
BBuffalo
CChester
GChicago
DDallas
FDearborn
EEdgewater
HDetroit Truck
KKansas City
LLong Beach
ULouisville
MMemphis
NNorfolk
RRichmond
SSomerville
PTwin City

 

1955 Paint CodePaint Color Name
ARaven Black
BBanner Blue
CAquatone Blue
DWaterfall Blue
ESnowshoe White
GSea Sprite Green
RVermilion
UMeadow Green
VGoldenrod Yellow
PPrime
SSSpecial Order