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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 Lear Siegler Power Articulating Bucket (Driver & Passenger) "Ultima"


Trim Level

Deciphering the chart

Seats Seat or Door Doors

M - 

S -





1 -

2 -


1st Design

2nd Design


C -

L -






Seat RPO Codes

The first two numbers indicate the Basic Color


66-Medium Beechwood/Dark Sienna

82-Medium Dark Gray


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

Cloth:         B, C

Leather:      2



Seat Option Code Trim Level Black Med. Beechwood Med. / Dk. Gray Seat Material & Texture
Seats Trim
AR9 S1 1C 19B 66B 82B Pallex 308WC Tara WTL
AQ9 M2 1C 19C 66C 82C Pallex 308WC Tara WTL
AQ9 M2A 1L 192 662 822 Perf Ventura Wgseau, Ventura Wgseaf, Ventura WN (Leather



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: 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"

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
Black  8555  41
White  9567  10
Bright Red 8774  81
Gunmetal Metallic 9536 87
Brilliant Red Metallic 9540  75
Medium Maui Blue Metallic  9537  23
Medium Green Metallic 9539 45
Bright Blue Metallic 9591  98


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


L848 Lower Body Color Black

U848 Upper Body Color Black



Regular Production Options (RPO)


RPO Code


Standard Equipment AAA

4 Way Manual Seat Adjuster



Drivers Side Inflatable Restraint AJ3
Restraint Provision, Child  AN4

Articulating Buckets



Recliner Bucket (European Style)


no cost

Power Door Locks 




Glass, Soft Ray, All Windows 



Power Windows



Override Canadian Requirements A4G

Power Hatch Release w/Pull Down in Trans Am



Ornamentation, Interior, Door Pocket  BC8 
Ornamentation, Interior, Black  BV3

Engine, 5.7L, V-8, BC, HO, TPI 

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

(Can Not include CC1)

B2L ( L98) $1045.00

Luxery interior with metix cloth trim in Trans AM

B20 $293.00
Noise Control B3E
Carpeted Front Floor Mats B34 $35.00
Carpeted Rear Floor Mats B35 $35.00
Container, Cassette Tape Storage  B67
Moldings, Vinyl Body side (Black) B84 Standard 1.3
Locking Hatch Roof w/removable Glass Panels  CC1 $920.00 29.5
Controlled-cycle Windshield Wipers  CD4  
Heater w/Defroster, Outside Air  C41
Electric Rear Window Defrost (except GTA) C49 $170.00 0.9
Air Conditioning  C60 $830.00

41.7 with V-6

42.6 with 305 TPI & 700R4
46.3 with 305 TBI & 700R4
42.7 with L98
Rear View Dual Reading Lamp  DC4
Electronic Day/Night Mirror DD8
Mirror, Outside Rear view Electric Remote   DD9
Rear Window Shade DE4 18.5
Electric Side Mirrors DG6 1.3
Sport Electric Power Mirrors  DG7 $91.00

Roof Console Subwoofer Controls 


T/A Hood Appliqué  DX1 $95.00
Arm Rest, Front Door D14

Speedometer Driven Gear 


Speedometer Driven Gear 

Speedometer Driven Gear  D3Y
Mirror, Visor Vanity, RH  D34   0.4
Mirror, outside, rearview painted  D35

Cargo Screen 

D42 $69.00
Speedometer Driven Gear  D5S
Speedometer Driven Gear  D5T
Speedometer Driven Gear  D5V
Speedometer Driven Gear  D5X
Color Over-ride  D60
Deluxe Two-Tone Paint D66 $150.00
Speedometer Driven gear  D7C
Speedometer Driven Gear  D7H
Speedometer Driven Gear  D7J
Speedometer Driven Gear  D7L
Speed Sensor  D8E
Speed Sensor  D8F
Speed Sensor  D8G
Spoiler, Deck Lid Rear  D80

Aero Spoiler 


Rally ll 


Paint, 2 Tone (Deluxe)  

Vehicle Speed Sensor  D9A    

Vehicle Speed Sensor 

Vehicle Speed Sensor  D9E    
Stripe Accent D98    

Speedometer Adapter (Delete) 

Speedometer Key (Delete)  E9Z    
Suspension System, Soft Ride  FE1    
Suspension System, Touring Ride & Handling  FE2    





Axle, Rear 3.45 Ratio 

Axle, Rear 2.73 Ratio  GU2
Axle, Rear 3.08 Ratio  GU4
Axle, Rear 3.23 Ratio  GU5
Axle, Rear 3.42 Ratio  GU6
Axle, Rear 3.27 Ratio  GW6

Limited Slip Differential Axle 

G80 $100.00

Axle, Performance Ratio 

Trim Interior Design  ILC
Trim Interior Design IL2
Trim Interior Design IPC
Shaft, Prop (Aluminum)  JG1
Brake System, Power, Disc/Drum (Cast Iron)  J41
Brake System, Power, Disc/Drum (Aluminum)  J42
Brake System, Vacuum Power  J50
Four Wheel Power Disk Brakes J65 $179.00 2.6
Oil Cooler KC4 $110.00
Engine Block Heater,  K05

Cruise Control w/Resume Feature 

K34 $225.00 5.3

Generator, 100 AMP 


Generator, 105 AMP 

Generator, 85 AMP  K99

Engine, 5.0L, V-8, TPI 


$745 Formula & T/A 

($300 credit GTA only)

Engine, 3.1L V6 


Engine, 5.0L V8, TPI 

LO3 $350.00 (base only)

Engine, 5.7L, V-8, BC, HO, TPI 

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

(Can Not include CC1)



$300.00 in T/A

$1045.00 in Formula

Transmission, 5-Speed Manual 


Transmission, 4-Speed Automatic 

Transmission, 5-Speed Manual  MK6

Transmission, 5-Speed Manual 

MM5 No Charge ($515 Credit in T/A) 

Transmission, Automatic, 4Spd

MXO $530.00 exc GTA 101.9 

Transmission, 5-Speed Manual 


Emission System, Federal Requirements 

California Emmissions NB2 $100.00
Emission System, California Override  NN5

Steering Wheel, Leather wrapped 


Formula 3 spoke Leather Steering Wheel 


Exhaust System, Dual 

N10 $155.00

Wheels, 15 x 7" Finned Turbo Cast - Alum 

N24 $215.00

Steering Wheel - Tilt 


Wheel, Sport Steering 

Wheel & Tire Spare, Aluminum N64
Wheel & tire, Stowaway Spare N65

Wheel, 16 x 8 Styled (Aluminum) Formula

PE0 No Charge

Wheels, Diamond-Spoke Aluminum GTA/T/A

PW7 No Charge 
Inflator, Spare Tire Delete P43
High Performance Tires WS6 P245/50R16 QLC $315.00

Tires, P215/65R15

QNS No Charge

Tires, P215/60R16

QPE No Charge

Tires, P215/65R15

QPH No Charge

Tires, P215/65R15 Steel Belted Black walls 

QYZ No Charge
Performance Enhancement group with Dual Converter, 4 wheel disk Brakes, Engine cooler & more. RP6 $265.00
Trans Am Value Package R6A $889.00
Firebird & Formula Value Package R6A $820.00
GTA Value Package R6A $1020.00
Firebird & Formula Value Package R6B $814.00

Articulating Performance Seats (Ultima)


Lamp group 

TR9 $34.00
Daytime Running Lamps  T61
Smoked Lenses, Tail Lights  T93
Fog Lamps T96 4.4

Heavy Duty Battery 

Theft Deterrent System  UA6
Instrument Cluster  UB3

Lamp, Interior, Console & Courtesy 

Radio, Japanese Freq UK1
AM Radio Delete UL5 $56.00 Credit -5.7

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

UM6 $150.00

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

UM7 $217.00

Radio/Stereo Installation Provisions 


Buzzer, Tone Generator Warning 


Delco Am/Fm Stereo Cassette w/graphic EQ

UX1 $150.00

Delco AM/FM CD with EQ

U1A $226.00-$376.00

Speedometer (KM)


Speedometer (Canadian) 


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

U21 $150.00

Hatch Compartment Lamp


Instrument Panel Curtsey Lamp


Speaker System Dual Coaxial (Delco Bose) 


Power Antenna (Chrome)

U75 $85.00 2.6

Speaker, 4 Dual Front Coax, Dual Extended Rear (Delco Bose) 


Front License Plate Mounting 

New York Warranty enhancement WDV
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

Trans Am Package 


Special Performance Package 


No Charge on Formula & GTA

($385.00 T/A only)

Aero Package #1 (white)  WW1
Aero Package #2 (silver)  WW2
Aero Package #3 (gunmetal metallic)  WW3
Aero package #4 (black)  WW4
Aero Package #6 (flame red metallic)  WW6
Aero Package #8 (bright red)  WW8
Aero Package #10 (bright Blue Metallic)  WY8
Two Tone Lower accent Paint Delete Firebird and Formula Only WX1 $150.00 Credit
Aero Package  W62

Formula Option for Base Firebird

(Includes LG4, QDZ, N96, WS6, U21) 

W66 $1070.00
Firebird Sport Appearance Option  W68 $450.00
Firebird Package  Y81

Trans Am Package


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
Canadian Base Equipment  Z49
Performance Package 1LE
Firebird option Group #1 1SA
Formula option Group #1 1SA
Trans Am option Group #1 1SA
Firebird V6 option Group 1SB $888.00
Firebird V8 option Group 1SB $33.00
Formula option Group #2 1SB $223.00
Trans Am option Group #2 1SB $223.00
Firebird V8 Conv option Group 1SB $225.00
T/A conv d option Group 1SB $183.00
Firebird V6 option Group 1SC $979.00
Firebird V8 option Group 1SC $419.00
Formula option Group 1SC $419.00
Trans Am option Group 1SC $384.00
Other Option groups 1S(x)
Package Discount 1SZ
Molding Color (White) 11Q
Wheel Color (Silver Metallic) 12P
Secondary Exterior Color (Silver Metallic) 13L
Wheel Color (silver metallic) 15P
Wheel Color (Silver)  16P 
Wheel Color (Charcoal metallic)  18P 
Trim Combination  19C 
Trim Combination  19D 
Interior Trim 19I 
Wheel Color 19P 
Molding Color (black)  19Q 
Interior Trim (Black) Leather 192 
Safty Belts (Black) 199
Molding Color (medium Maui Blue metallic)  23Q 
Exterior Color (medium Maui Blue metallic)  23U 
Molding Color (Bright Blue metallic)  24Q 
Exterior Color (Bright  Blue metallic)  24U 
Molding Color (White) 40Q 
Exterior Color (White)  40U 
Molding Color (Black) 41Q 
Exterior Color (Black)  41U 
Exterior Color (medium green metallic)  45U 
Wheel Color (Gold Metallic)  52P 
Accent Stripe (Red/Black/Gunmetal) 76A 
Accent Stripe (Red/Gunmetal/Silver) 78A 
FOR COLOR information please see The
color Charts Page
Figuring the RPO Color Codes, these codes are 2 numbers followed by a letter or number.
The first two numbers indicate the color eg. 41=Black, see above paint chart,
Other Colors not included above:

Regular Production Options (RPO) Description Code





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