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Service Parts Identification
Service Parts Label Identification Label is located in the center console, below the
console door. It includes the vehicle identification number, a listing of option codes, paint type, paint code,  and an interior trim code.

Example Option Codes:

AQ9 Adjustable Custom bucket Seats

AU3 Power Door Locks

CC1 Removable Glass Hatch Roof




Seat Option Code

AR9 Recliner Bucket 

AQ9 Johnson/Hoover Power Articulating Bucket (Driver & Passenger) "Ultima"


Trim Level

Deciphering the chart

Seats Seat or Door Doors

D - 

M - 

S - 




1 -

2 -

3 -

1st Design

2nd Design

3rd Design

C -

L -






Seat RPO Codes

The first two numbers indicate the Basic Color


66-Medium Beechwood

72-Dark Carmine

82-Medium Dark Gray


The Third Number or Letter Indicate the type and design as follows:

Cloth:         B, C, D, E

Leather:      2



Seat Option Code Trim Level Black Med. Beechwood Dk Carmine Med. / Dk. Gray Seat Material & Texture
Seats Trim
AR9 S1 2C 19B 66B 72B 82B Pallex Cloth
AR9 M2 3C 19C 66C 72C 82C Metrix Cloth
AQ9* D3 3C 192 662 - 822 Ventura Leather








Metrix Cloth

*Note: Lear Siegler


S- Standard Seats are the most common

C- Custom seats are like Standard, but have a rear pocket.

D- Deluxe seats are the "Ultima" Articulating seats


Myth: The Deluxe seats were available only in the GTA.

Myth: The Plastic Sculptured door panels were only available with the Deluxe seats

Myth: Leather was only available in the GTA, 


FACTS: The 87 Sales brochure indicates leather seats as an option on the Formula. Consumers Guide uses a photo of an 87 Formula which clearly has the Deluxe "Ultima" seats with leather"

Fact: The Plastic Sculptured door panels were standard with the Deluxe & Custom seats. 87-89

The Paint Code
The Paint Code indicates the exterior paint color. A two part paint code indicates the bottom and top colors. Vehicles using the letters L and U indicate which code represents the lower body and the upper body colors respectively. Included on this label is a four digit number indicating the exterior body color. This number has been noted along with the exterior GM code.


Color  WA Number Code
White  3967  11
Black  8555 19
Gunmetal Metallic  9243  87
Silver Metallic  8535  12
White  8554  40
Black  8555  41
Medium Gray metallic  8573  15
Medium Orange Metallic  9188  63
Flame Red Metallic  8748  74
Bright Red  8774  81
Yellow Gold  8929  51
Silver Metallic  9021  13S (Secondary?)
Medium Maui Blue Metallic  9184  23


Color WA Number Code

Paint Types:
The Paint Type Code indicates what type of paint was used on the car.

DIS Lacquer Dispersion Lacquer

SOL Lacquer Solution Lacquer

BC CC Base Coat/Clear Coat




Paint Code

L8555 Lower Body Color Black

U8555 Upper Body Color Black



Regular Production Options (RPO)

NOTE RPO PRICES are from 1987, 1988 prices were not available


RPO Code


Notch Back hatch  AA8

6-Way Power Drivers Seat



4 Way Manual Seat Adjuster



Custom Seat Belts



Fold Down Rear Seat AM9 -3.5

Articulating Buckets 

(Includes AH4)


Recliner Bucket 


Power Door Locks 



Glass, Soft Ray, All Windows 



Power Windows



Power Hatch Release w/Pull Down



Acoustic Insulation  BS1 Standard

Engine, 5.7L, V-8, BC, HO, TPI 

(Requires MXO, KC4, WS6, J65, G80)

(Can Not include CC1)

B2L ( L98) $1045.00

Custom Trim Group W/ Recliner & Pallex Cloth Trim 

B20 $319.00-349.00

Custom Trim Group W/ Recliner & Pallex Cloth & Leather Trim 

B20 $619.00-649.00

Custom Trim Group W/ Articulating Buckets & Pallex Cloth  Trim 

B20 $619.00-649.00
Carpeted Front & Rear Floor Mats B34 $35.00
Luggage Compartment Trim  B48 Standard
Moldings, Vinyl Body side  B84 Standard 1.3
Locking Hatch Roof w/removable Glass Panels  CC1 $920.00 29.5
Controlled-cycle Windshield Wipers  CD4  
Electric Rear Window Defrost  C49 $145.00 0.9
Air Conditioning  C60 $825.00

41.7 with V-6

42.6 with 305 TPI & 700R4
46.3 with 305 TBI & 700R4
42.7 with L98
Electronic Day/Night Mirror  DD8  

Sport Electric Power Mirrors  DG7 $91.00

Roof Console Subwoofer Controls 


Rear Window Shade DE1 18.5
Electric Side Mirrors DG6 1.3
T/A Hood Appliqué  DX1 $95.00
Standard Mirrors (remote cable Driver side) D35
Mirror, Visor Vanity, RH  D34   0.4

Cargo Screen 

D42 $69.00

Spoiler, Rear Deck 


Rally ll 






Limited Slip Differential Axle 

G80 $100.00
Four Wheel Power Disk Brakes J65 $179.00 2.6
Oil Cooler KC4 $110.00

Cruise Control w/Resume Feature 

K34   5.3

Engine, 2.8L, V6 

LB8 No Charge

Engine, 5.0L V8, 4BC 

LG4 $400.00

Engine, 5.0L, V-8, TPI 

LB9 $745 ($300 credit GTA only)
Engine, 5.0L, V-8, TPI 
( Police Pack.)

Engine, 5.7L, V-8, BC, HO, TPI 

(Requires MXO, KC4, WS6, J65, G80)

(Can Not include CC1)




Transmission, 5-Speed Manual 


Transmission, Automatic Transmission, 4 Speed 


Transmission, 5-Speed Manual (Borg & Warner)


Transmission, 5-Speed Manual 

MM5 No Charge ($490 Credit in GTA)

Transmission, Automatic, 4Spd

MXO $490.00 101.9 

Transmission, 5-Speed Manual 

California Emmissions NB2 $99.00

Steering Wheel, Leather wrapped 


Formula 3 spoke Leather Steering Wheel 


Wheels, 15 x 7" Finned Turbo Cast - Alum 

N24 $215.00

Steering Wheel - Tilt 


Wheels, Cast Aluminum 15" Diamond Spoke

N90 $215.00

Wheels, Custom Wheel Covers 


Wheels, Diamond-Spoke Aluminum 


Tires, P235/60VR15 Steel Belted Black walls 

QAC No Charge

Tires, P245/50VR16 Steel Belted Black walls 

QDZ No Charge

Tires, P215/65R15 Steel Belted White Letters 

QYH No Charge

Tires, P215/65R15 Steel Belted Black walls 

QYZ No Charge

Articulating Performance Seats (Ultima)


Lamp group 

Fog Lamps T96 4.4

Heavy Duty Battery

UA1 $26.00 0.4

Delco Am/Fm Stereo w/o Clock 

AM Radio Delete UL5 $56.00 Credit -5.7

Delco Am/Fm Stereo w/seek-scan w/ Cassette

UM6 $339.00

Delco Am/Fm Stereo w/seek-scan & clock 

UM7 $217.00

6 Speaker Sub Woofer 

UQ7 $150.00

Delco Seek and Scan Touch Control, w/Cassette, EQ, & more

UT4 $529.00

Delco Am/Fm Stereo Cassette w/graphic EQ

UX1 $489.00

Rally and Instrument Panel with Tach, Gauges, Trip Odometer in Base Firebird

U21 $150.00

Electronic Gauge Cluster 

U52 $275.00

Power Antenna 

U75 $70.00 2.6

Heavy Duty cooling 


Front License Plate Mounting 

Firebird Performance value package #1 WS1 $265.00
T/A Performance value package #1 WS1 $839.00
Firebird Performance value package #2 WS3 $709.00

Special Performance Package 


No Charge on Formula & GTA

($385.00 T/A only)

Two Tone Lower accent Paint Delete Firebird and Formula Only WX1 $150.00 Credit
Firebird option Group #1 W61 $1273.00
Formula option Group #1 W61 $1273.00
T/A option Group #1 W61 $1697.00
GTA option Group #1 W61 $1701.00
Firebird option Group #2 W63 $1792.00
Formula option Group #2 W63 $1842.00
T/A option Group #2 W63 $1949.00
GTA option Group #2 W63 $1958.00

Formula Option for Base Firebird

(Includes LG4, QDZ, N96, WS6, U21) 

W66 $1070.00

GTA Option for Trans AM

(Includes B2L, QDZ, PW7, WS6, KC4, J65, G80, DD9, NP5, B34)

Y84 $2700.00

Rally Turned Suspension 

Y99 $59.00
Special side spats (flares) like from the 70's & a high rise camaro looking Spoiler for base Firebird ONLY Z20


FOR COLOR information please see The color Charts Page


Amos Press Inc. Catalog of FIREBIRD ID Numbers 1967-1993

Base information: Scala, George W. 2000. "Pontiac Firebird 1967-2000". Iconografics pp 61-85.


Consumer Guide. 1989. "50 Years of American Automobiles". Publications International, Ltd. Lincolonwood, IL. pp. 684-687.


Flammang, James M. & Kowalke, Ron. 1999. "Standard catalog of American cars 1976-1999". Krause Publications, pp 863-893


Holder, Bill & Kunz, Phillip.1993. "Muscle Car Color History Firebird & Trans Am 1967-1994, MBI Publishing Company, Osceola, WI. pp. 93-106