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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 2483 66B 505 72B 1012 82B 9477 Pallex Cloth
AR9 M2 3C 19C 0 66C 0 72C 0 82C 3 Metrix Cloth
AQ9* D3 3C 192 0 662 0 -   822 0 Ventura Leather

AQ9*

D3

3C

19D

0

66D

0

-

 

82D

0

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

 

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 Formula Quantity
Silver Metallic (Secondary color) 9021  13L 4417
Silver Metallic Primary Color   13U 0
Medium Maui Blue Metallic  9184  23 2846
White  8554  40 2226
Black  8555  41 3203
Yellow Gold  8929  51 268
Medium Orange Metallic  9188  63 404
Flame Red Metallic  8748  74 0
Bright Red  8774  81 4533
Gunmetal Metallic Secondary 9243  87L 1011
Gunmetal Metallic Primary 9243  87U 0
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

1988 Quantity

Price

Weight
MSRP - Firebird   28,975 $11,413.00  
MSRP - Formula W66 13,480 $12,413.00  
MSRP - Trans Am WS4 8,794 $14,413.00  
MSRP - GTA Y84 11,218 $19,713.00  
GTA Notch-Back AA8 718

Description   

RPO Code

1988
Formula Quantity

Price

Weight

4 Way Manual Seat Adjuster

AH3

10106

$35.00

Color Keyed Seat Belts

AK1

10780

$26.00

Fold Down Rear Seat - Split AM9 3 -3.5

Articulating Bucket Seats

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

AQ9

0

$623.00

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

AR9

13480

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

AU3

9611

$145.00

3.1

Tinted Glass (Required w/C60 Air Conditioning)

A01

12955

$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

10876

$240.00

3.9

Power Hatch Release

A90

10763

$50.00

Engine, 5.7L, V-8, BC, HO, TPI 

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

(Can Not include CC1 in 1988)

B2L (L98) 2613 $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 3 $293.00
Carpeted Front & Rear Floor Mats
Standard on GTA
B34 9407 $35.00
Moldings, Vinyl Body side  B84 12951   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 6673 $920.00 29.5
Controlled-cycle Windshield Wipers  CD4 9536 $55.00
Electric Rear Window Defrost 
(Note: Standard No charge on GTA)
C49 9536 $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 12955 $775.00 42.6 with 305 TPI & 700R4
46.3 with 305 TBI & 700R4
42.7 with L98
Air Conditioning Electronic NA on Firebird or Formula
Trans Am W/O Option Group 1 or 2
C67 0 $945.00

Air Conditioning Electronic NA on Firebird or Formula
Trans Am T/W Option Group 1 or 2
Trans Am GTA
C67 0 $50.00

Electronic Day/Night Mirror  DD8 0  

Sport Electric Power Mirrors  DG7 447 $91.00

Electric Side Mirrors DG6 447 1.3
T/A Hood Appliqué 
1 (Trans Am)
NA on Formula
DX1 0 $95.00
Standard Mirrors (remote cable Driver side) D35 13024
Mirror, Visor Vanity, RH  D34 13193 $7.00 0.4

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

D42 4425 $69.00

Spoiler, Rear Deck 

D80 0  

Aero Spoiler (Wrap Around), Rear Deck 

D81 13480  

Paint, Two-Tone Deluxe:
Standard on Formula
Cost option Firebird ONLY

D81 13480 $150.00

Suspension Firm Ride
Trans Am and Base Firebird Only

F41

0

 

-6.6
Axle Ratio 3.45 Borg & Warner (9 Bolt)
Included with LB9/MM5 on Formula
GM3 1047
Axle Ratio 2.73 Saginaw (10 Bolt) GU2 7077  
Axle Ratio 3.08 Saginaw (10 Bolt) GU4 1198    
Axle Ratio 3.23 Saginaw (10 Bolt) GU5 1387  
Axle Ratio 3.27 Borg & Warner (9 Bolt) GW6 2771  

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

G80 6427 $100.00

Performance Axle Ratio
Trans Am Only

G92 0
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 3818 $179.00 2.6
Shaft, Prop (Aluminum)  JG1 3563
Oil Cooler KC4 2613 $110.00

Cruise Control w/Resume Feature 

K34 10568 $175.00 5.3

Engine, 2.8L, V6 

LB8 0  

Engine, 5.0L V8, TBI 

L03 8275 $400.00

Engine, 5.0L, V-8, TPI 

LB9 2592 $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)

2613 $1045.00

Transmission, Automatic Transmission, 4 Speed 

MD8 11235  

Transmission, 5-Speed Manual (Borg & Warner)
All Formulas with LB9/MM5

MK6 1047

Transmission, 5-Speed Manual Provisions

MM5 2245 No Charge ($490 Credit in GTA)

Transmission, Automatic, 4Spd

MXO 11235 $490.00 101.9 

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

M39 1198
California Emmissions NB2 418 $99.00

Steering Wheel, Leather wrapped 

NP5 663  

Formula 3 spoke Leather Steering Wheel 

NK3 5  

15" DEEP DISH HI-TECH TURBO ALUMINUM:
With Locking Package
(N/A Firebird Formula or Trans Am GTA)

N24 0 No charge

Steering Wheel - Tilt 

N33 13219 $125.00

Steering Wheel - Four Spoke Urethane

N36 13480  

15" DIAMOND-SPOKE ALUMINUM:
With Locking Package
(N/A Firebird Formula or Trans Am GTA)

N90 0 $215.00

16" HI·TECH TURBO ALUMINUM:
With Locking Package
(Trans Am Only)

N96 0  
Wluminum Wheel Locking Package PB4 13480    
16" DEEP DISH HI-TECH TURBO ALUMINUM:
With Locking Package

(Firebird Formula Only)
PE0 13480    

16" GOLD DIAMOND-SPOKE ALUMINUM:
With Locking Package
(Trans Am GTA Only)

PW7 0  

16" Body-Color DIAMOND-SPOKE ALUMINUM:
With Locking Package
(Trans Am Only)

PW7 0  

16" BLACK DIAMOND-SPOKE ALUMINUM: Includes 19P
With Locking Package
(Available Trans Am Only, Required with Contrasting Aero Molding & LB9 Engine & QDZ Tires & CCl Hatch Roof, Required w/B2L Engine)

PW7 0  

Tires, P245/50VR16 Steel Belted Black walls 

QDZ 13480 No Charge

Tires, P215/65R15 Steel Belted White Letters 

QYH 0 No Charge

Tires, P215/65R15 Steel Belted Black walls 

QYZ 0 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)
Note 679 TR9 Were Orderd a' la cart

TR9 10745 $34.00
Fog Lamps T96 0 4.4

Heavy Duty Battery

UA1 337 $26.00 0.4
Center Console Courtesy Lamp UF6 10745    
Radio Frequency - Japan UK1 0    
Radio Frequency - EUROPE UL2 16    
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 60 $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 9223 $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 0 No Charge

Radio Provisions for Stereo Radio

UQ1 13420  

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 1545 $150.00

Warning Tone Generator

UT1 10745  

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 0 $529.00

AM/FM ETR STEREO w/CASSETTE, GRAPHIC EQUALIZER and CLOCK:
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, and Dual Front & Rear Acoustically Matched Response Speakers (N/A Trans Am GTA)

UX1 0 $272.00

Speedometer, Instrument, KM (Export)

U18 47  

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

U21 5 $150.00

Courtesy Lamp, Interior, Rear Compartment

U25 10745

Interior Instrument Panel Courtesy IP Lamp

U29 10745

Electronic Gauge Cluster 

U52 0 $275.00

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

U75 4340 $70.00 2.6

Front License Plate Mounting 

VK3 10548  
Firebird Performance value package #1 Includes
CC1 - Hatch Roof (T-tops)
A31 - Power Windows (Includes Door map Pockets)
AU3 - Power Door Locks
WS1 5425 -$375.00
T/A Performance value package #1 Includes
CC1 - Hatch Roof (T-tops)
B20 - Luxury Interior Trim
WS1   -$400.00
Firebird Performance value package #2 WS3 42 $709.00

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

WS6 13480

($385.00 T/A only)

Two Tone Lower accent Paint Delete
Firebird Formula Only
WX1 8052 $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 13480 $1070.00

Suspension, Rally Tuned:
(N/A Firebird Formula Requires QYZ Tires)
No Charge on Trans Am

Y99 0 $50.00
Special side spats (flares) like from the 70's & a high rise camaro looking Spoiler for base Firebird ONLY
852 (Base Firebird) NA on Formula
Z20 0
Performance Package
Trans Am Only (1 on Record as per GM)
1LE 0
Package Option Group 01 Includes:
C60 - Air Conditioning
A01 - Tinted Glass
N33 - Tilt Steering
AK1 - Color Keyed Seat Belts
B84 - Body Side Molding
D34 - RH Visor Vanitiy Mirror
CD4 - Controlled Cycle Wipers
1SA 2444 -$75.00
Package Option Group 02 Includes:
Includes Items from Option Package 1
TR9 - Lamp Group
U25 - Courtesy Lamp Rear Compartment
U29 - Courtesy Lamps IP
UF6 - Courtesy Lamp Center Console
UT1 - Tone Generator
AH3 - 4 Way Manual Seat Adjuster, Driver
K34 - Cruise Control
A90 - Remote Deck Lid Release
1SB 2478 -$100.00
Package Option Group 03
Includes Items from Option Package 1 & 2
A31 - Power Windows (Includes Door map Pockets)
AU3 - Power Door Locks
1SC 7588 -$150.00

 

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