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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

 


Seats

 

Seat Option Code

AR9 Recliner Bucket 

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

 

Trim Level
Seats

Deciphering the chart

Seats Seat or Door Doors

D - 

M - 

S - 

Deluxe

Custom

Standard

1 -

2 -

3 -

1st Design

2nd Design

3rd Design

C -

L -

 

Cloth

Leather

 

Seat RPO Codes

The first two numbers indicate the Basic Color

19-Black

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 Camel (Tan) Dk Carmine Red Med. / Dk. Gray Seat Material & Texture
Seats Trim
      RPO Formula Quantity RPO Formula Quantity RPO Formula Quanitty RPO Formula Quantity  
AR9 S1 2C 19B 5575 62B 2447 72B 2323 82B 22806 Ripple Cloth
AR9 M2 3C 19C 2450 62C 1514 72C 1618 82C 14362 Pallex Cloth
AQ9* M2A 3C

19D

2

62D

0

72D

0

82D

2

Pallex Cloth

AQ9*

M2A

3C

19E 7 62E 7     82E 28 Cloth/Sierra Leather

*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

 

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.
NOTE: The Quantities on this page are both Firebird & Formula USA Shipments only.  51U also includes 70 Candian Deliveries.

 

Color  WA Number Code Quantity
Silver Metallic (Formula only color) 7781 13U 797
Silver Metallic (Secondary Color)   13L 20690
Bright Blue Metallic 8751  23U 9166*
Black Sapphire Metallic  8743  28U 3019
White  8554  40U 7649*
Black  8555  41U 8214*
Yellow Gold (Formula only Color) 8929  51U 970#
Medium Russet Metallic 8757  68U  
Flame Red Metallic 8748  74U  
Bright Red 8774  81U 14464*
Gunmetal Metallic (Base FB color only) 7782  84U  
Gunmetal Metallic (Secondary color) 7782  84L 1237*
Gunmetal Metallic (Base FB color only) 87U  
Gunmetal Metallic (Secondary color)   87L 3530*
Note Color 87U & 87L were the same as 84U & 84L from 1987 as per Car distritubion Bulletin 87-F-4

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

Water

Enamel

 

Paint Code

L8555 Lower Body Color Black

U8555 Upper Body Color Black

 


 

Regular Production Options (RPO)

 

Description   

RPO Code

1987 Quantity (TOTAL)

Price

Weight
MSRP - Firebird   42,558 $11,413.00  
MSRP - Formula W66 13,164 $12,413.00  
MSRP - Trans Am WS4 11,640 $14,413.00  
MSRP - GTA Y84 11,102 $19,713.00  

Description   

RPO Code

1987
Firebird & Formula Quantity
USA ONLY

Price

Weight

4 Way Manual Seat Adjuster

AH3

5

$35.00

Color Keyed Seat Belts

AK1

42992

$26.00

Fold Down Rear Seat - Split AM9 19990 -3.5

Articulating Bucket Seats

(Includes AH4)
Trans Am Option ONLY
No Charge on GTA

AQ9

4

$623.00

CUSTOM RECLINING BUCKET:
'Pallex' Cloth Trim
(N/A Trans Am GTA)..

AR9

50678

Power Door Locks 
Firebird, Formula & Trans Am
No Charge on GTA
Note 2023 AU3 Were Orderd a' la cart

AU3

21536

$145.00

3.1

Tinted Glass (Required w/C60 Air Conditioning)

A01

49551

$120.00

3.9

Power Windows: Includes Door Map Pockets
Firebird, Formula & Trans Am
No Charge on GTA
Note 3288 A31 Were Orderd a' la cart

A31

25288

$240.00

3.9

Power Hatch Release

A90

10675

$50.00

Engine, 5.7L, V-8, BC, HO, TPI 

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

(Can Not include CC1 in 1988)

B2L (L98) 2382 $1045.00

LUXURY INTERIOR TRIM:
Consists of Luxury Front & Rear Seats and Door Panels,
AM9 - Split Folding Rear Seat, and Carpeted Cowl Kick Panel
Most Likely Pre Production vehicles.

B20 19989 $293.00
Carpeted Front Floor Mats B34 24852 $35.00
Carpeted Rear Floor Mats
B34 24851 $35.00
Power Lock  Delete B6V 7542    
Power Window Delete B6W 5356    
Moldings, Vinyl Body side  B84 48346   1.3
Hatch Roof, Locking: Removable Glass Panels, Includes Sunshades
(N/A w/LB9 Engine & MXO Automatic Transmission & J65 Four Wheel Disc Brakes on Firebird Formula, N/A w/B2L Engine)
CC1 15039 $920.00 29.5
Controlled-cycle Windshield Wipers  CD4 29188 $55.00
Electric Rear Window Defrost 
(Note: Standard No charge on GTA)
C49 31849 $145.00 0.9
Air Conditioning 
Note: Total cost was $895.00, with C60 ($775.00), you were required to include A01 Tinted Glass ($120.00)
C60 48919 $775.00 42.6 with 305 TPI & 700R4
46.3 with 305 TBI & 700R4
42.7 with L98
Air Conditioning Electronic C67 2  

Electronic Day/Night Mirror  DD8 26  

Sport Electric Power Mirrors  DG7 1926 $91.00

Large Hood Bird Decal DX1 1  

Mirror, Visor Vanity, RH  D34 106 $7.00 0.4
Standard Mirrors (remote cable Driver side) D35 48756

Screen, Cargo Security:
(N/A w/B2L Engine on Trans Am)
No Charge on GTA

D42 11489 $69.00

Color and Trim Override

D60 703  

Spoiler, Rear Deck (NA on Formula)

D80 38173  

Aero Spoiler (Wrap Around), Rear Deck 

D81 12509  

Paint, Two-Tone Deluxe:
Cost option Firebird ONLY

D81 12509 $150.00

Suspension Firm Ride
Base Firebird Only

F41

4708

 

-6.6
Axle Ratio 2.77 Borg & Warner (9 Bolt)
GH3 176
Axle Ratio 3.45 Borg & Warner (9 Bolt)
Included with LB9/MM5 on Formula
GM3 280
Axle Ratio 2.73 Saginaw (10 Bolt) GU2 12,975  
Axle Ratio 3.08 Saginaw (10 Bolt) GU4 607
Axle Ratio 3.23 Saginaw (10 Bolt) GU5 3063  
Axle Ratio 3.27 Borg & Warner (9 Bolt) GW6 2656  

Limited Slip Differential Axle 
Required with LB9 & B2L Engines
No Charge on GTA

G80 6386 $100.00

Performance Axle Ratio

G92 0
Power Brakes Disc Front Drum Rear J50 47567    
Four Wheel Power Disk Brakes
N/A Firebird
Required w/B2L Engine or w/LB9 Engine & MM5
Manual Transmission on Firebird Formula
No Charge on GTA
J65 3115 $179.00 2.6
Oil Cooler KC4 2384 $110.00

Cruise Control w/Resume Feature 

K34 29351 $175.00 5.3

Engine, 2.8L, V6 

LB8 0

Engine, 5.0L V8, 4BBL

LG4 14848 $400.00

Engine, 5.0L, V-8, TPI 

LB9 2525 $745 ($300 credit GTA only)

Engine, 5.7L, V-8, TPI 
(N/A Firebird; Requires
MXO
Automatic Transmission,
KC4
Engine Oil Cooler,
QDZ
Tires w/Special Performance Package,
J65
4-Wheel Disc Brakes,
G80
Limited Slip Axle

L98

(B2L)

2384 $1045.00

Transmission, Automatic Transmission, 4 Speed 

MD8 43850  

Transmission, 5-Speed Manual (Borg & Warner)

MK6 3

Transmission, 5-Speed Manual Provisions

MM5 6832 No Charge ($490 Credit in GTA)

Transmission, Automatic, 4Spd

MXO 43850 $490.00 101.9 

Transmission, 5-Speed Manual 
All Formulas with L03/MM5

M39 2581
California Emmissions NB2 3257 $99.00

Steering Wheel, Leather wrapped 

NP5 131  

3 spoke Leather Steering Wheel 

NK3 50551  

15" DEEP DISH HI-TECH TURBO ALUMINUM:
With Locking Package (N/A Formula)

N24 14753 No charge

Steering Wheel - Tilt 

N33 48478 $125.00

15" DIAMOND-SPOKE ALUMINUM:
With Locking Package (N/A Formula)

N90 6654 $215.00

16" HI·TECH TURBO ALUMINUM:
With Locking Package (Formula ONLY)

N96 12509  
Wluminum Wheel Locking Package PB4 33915    
16" DEEP DISH HI-TECH TURBO ALUMINUM:
With Locking Package (88 Firebird Formula Only)
PE0 0    

16" DIAMOND-SPOKE ALUMINUM WHEEL:

PW7 0  

Tires, P245/50VR16 Steel Belted Black walls 

QDZ 12509 No Charge

Tires, P215/65R15 Steel Belted White Letters 
(N/A Formula)

QYH 13202 No Charge

Tires, P215/65R15 Steel Belted Black walls 
(N/A Formula)

QYZ 24971 No Charge

Lamp group 
Consists of
U29 - I/P Courtesy Lamp
U25 - Luggage Compartment Lamp
UF6 - Console Lamp
UT1 - Tone Generator Warning (Set Belts, Keys & Headlamps)

TR9 29131 $34.00
Fog Lamps T96 0 4.4

Heavy Duty Battery

UA1 3273 $26.00 0.4
Center Console Courtesy Lamp UF6 29131    
AM/FM STEREO RADIO - DELETE
(N/A w/Option Groups or Trans Am GTA)
Consists of the Following Deletes:
Delco AM/FM ETR Stereo Radio Integral Digital Clock
UL5 550 $56.00 Credit -5.7

AM/FM ETR STEREO W/CASSETTE and CLOCK
Consists of Delco AM/FM ETR Stereo Radio & Cassette w/Automatic Reverse, Electronic Seek & Scan Tuning, Integral Digital Clock, and Dual Front & Rear Acoustically Matched Response Speakers
(N/A Trans Am GTA)

UM6 27536 $122.00

AM/FM ETR STEREO and CLOCK:
Consists of Delco AM/FM ETR Stereo Radio, Electronic Seek & Scan Tuning, Integral Digital Clock, and Dual Front & Rear Acoustically Matched Response Speakers
(N/A Trans Am GTA)

UM7 17704 No Charge

Radio Provisions for Stereo Radio

UQ1 49679  

SPEAKER SYSTEM, SUBWOOFER:
(Available with Stereo Radios Only)
Consists of Dual Front & Rear Coaxial Speakers, and Dual Rear Low Frequency Subwoofer Speakers. (N/A w/B2 L Engine on Firebird Formula or Trans Am)

UQ7 2934 $150.00

Warning Tone Generator

UT1 29131  

AM/FM ETR STEREO w/CASSETTE, GRAPHIC
EQUALIZER, CLOCK and' TOUCH CONTROL

Consists of Delco AM Stereo/FM ETR Stereo Radio & Cassette w/Automatic Reverse and Search & Replay, Electronic Seek & Scan Tuning, Integral 5-Band Graphic Equalizer, Integral Digital Clock, 'Touch Control' for Volume, Tone, Balance & Fade Features on Steering Wheel, and Dual Front & Rear Acoustically Matched Response Speakers
(N/A Firebird, Firebird Formula, or Trans Am)

UT4 1347 $529.00

Onboard Diagnostics (Digital Dash)

UW1 2 $272.00

Radio, ETD AM Stereo/FM Stereo w/Auto Reverse Casset & 5 Band EQ (Includes Clock Seek & Scan Seach and Reply

UX1 3091  

Speedometer, Instrument, KM (Export)

U18    

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

U21 34070 $150.00

Courtesy Lamp, Interior, Rear Compartment

U25 29131

Interior Instrument Panel Courtesy IP Lamp

U29 29131

Electronic Gauge Cluster 

U52 2 $275.00

Power Antenna 
Firebird, Formula and Trans Am Only
No Charge on GTA

U75 7271 $70.00 2.6

Substitution of Deletion Authorization

VC8 122  

Front License Plate Mounting 

VK3 39291  
Firebird Performance value package #1 Includes
CC1 - Hatch Roof (T-tops)
A31 - Power Windows (Includes Door map Pockets)
AU3 - Power Door Locks
WS1 12909 -$375.00
Firebird Performance value package #2 WS3 3998 $709.00

Pontiac Premium Package

WS5 5

($385.00 T/A only)

Special Performance Package 
N/A Firebird
Standard No Charge for Formula & GTA,
Optional on Trans Am Only

WS6 12809

($385.00 T/A only)

Price Order Acknowledgement

WS8 18780

($385.00 T/A only)

Two Tone Lower accent Paint Delete WX1 20920 $150.00 Credit

Formula Includes:
L03 - TBI 5.0L V8
QDZ - 245-50R-16
PE0 - 16x8 Formula Wheel
WS6 - Performance Suspension
2 Tone Paint was Standard

W66 12509 $1070.00

Suspension, Rally Tuned:  Requires QYZ Tires
(N/A Formula)

Y99 4708 $50.00
Package Option Group 01 Includes: on Formula
C60 - Air Conditioning
N33 - Tilt Steering
AK1 - Color Keyed Seat Belts
B84 - Body Side Molding
UM7 - Radio ETR AM/FM Inc Clock and Seek & Scan
W61   -$75.00
Package Option Group 02 Includes:
Includes Items from Option Package 1 PLUS
CD4 - Windshield Wipers, Controled Cycle
K34 - Cruise Control
A31 - Power Windows (B6W to Delete)
AU3 - Power Locks (B6V to Delete)
A90 - Remote Deck Lid Release
W63   -$100.00

 

FOR COLOR information please see The color Charts Page

 

Resources:
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