Engine numbers start at 1001. Thanks Hi, I have recently bought several corvettes and I was wondering if I can find out what the engine size was for the car originaly on the vin code? Still, even in the wake of the new racing ban, the Corvette had finally established itself as a real two-seat sports car and was widely embraced by both sports car enthusiasts and critics alike. That being said the vin sequence numbers are 114816 which would indicate a Jan or Feb assembly. The Warner 4-Speed number is located on the left side of the case, in the upper rear corner, just behind the cover. Chevrolet Corvette Online resources for the 53 - 82 Chevrolet Corvette This page lists online resources for the 53 - 82 Chevrolet Corvette.
Louis assembly plant code; and a six-digit build sequence number. Its for sale if you know of anyone restoring a car needing an authentic unit. Smaller and lighter than the current , it also compensated for many of the current design constraints that current Corvette engineers were forced to deal with. Still, even in the wake of the new racing ban, the Corvette had finally established itself as a real two-seat sports car and was widely embraced by both sports car enthusiasts and critics alike. A series of codes and stamps are located on the engine block that will allow you to identify it as being manufactured specifically for a Corvette. All years are covered just keep scrolling to the bottom where you will find the latest model Corvette Information. And the last 7 digits is the sequence manufacture number.
Louis assembly plant; followed by a six-digit build sequence number. My casting date on the block is B246 with a casting 3858174 and the serial is 118290. A prefix system was established. Serial Numbers E57S1001001 through E57S106339 The E is the Chevrolet indicator for Corvette. While some European manufacturers had already begun experimenting with fuel injection in their production cars, turned to this new technology to bring added performance to its two-year-old V8 engine. All engines are V-8 and are 283 cubic inches. If you have any info that can be added, please let me know.
It was also the first year for the optional 4-speed transmission, only 664 cars were equipped with the 4-speed from the factory. There would be 1 or 2 digits for the month of production, January through December. The underside is as clean as the topside. There may be a suffix of D or N for day or night shift. Keith, what is the build date of you 66? Front Wheels: Steel disc with safety rims. Today the focus is on the engine and the clues available for verifying authenticity. I am trying to gather information on decoding engine serial number identification prefixes pre-1954 and suffixes 1954 - 1959 to add to this site.
Beginning in 1955, Chevrolets featured a much sleeker appearance than previous models as well as a powerful V-8 engine. The engine compartment has been completely restored. Date coding for this year is 6 followed by the month code A-M, no I was used and the day 1-31. This base model engine was installed in nearly half of the 1958 models. The new cluster consisted of a 160-mph speedometer which dominated most of the dashboard, while a smaller 6000 rpm tachometer was placed ahead of it on the steering column.
When mated to the 283 small-block Chevy, you truly had a race car you could purchase directly from the showroom floor. Your article says that Tonawana engines use a 2 digit year code. These were rare and were only used on the 3. Is it possible a blown engine and a dealer replacement? The casting number is 3932398, and I cannot find any information on this casting number. On 1965-67 big blocks, the cast date is located on the passenger side of the block where the starter is attached. The Warner 4-Speed number is located on the left side of the case, in the upper rear corner, just behind the cover. One-Fifty Z 6 235 123 7.
The tag is riveted to the starter motor housing. Engine numbers start at 1001. These numbers are speculated by some historians to be inaccurate. One-Fifty 6 235 108 7. Casting Numbers Application 3740997 220, 245, 250, and 270 Horsepower 3731539 283 Horsepower, Fuel Injection Carburetors The identification number will be found on a triangular metal tag attached to the air horn. In total, only 240 of the entire 6,339 Corvettes produced in 1957 came with fuel injection. The O22 is Jan 2nd.
I found this number difficult to locate. This Information is for Research and the Promotion of the Preservation of Older Chevys All Names, Trademarks and Logos Belong to their Respective Owners. So if you need more help check our. If you encounter serious problems with any of the sites listed, please let us know so we can investigate! The inlet manifold was formed in aluminum and fuel was carefully metered via a high pressure pump that was driven direct from the distributor. The 57 is the year. It will appear with a letter, A-M, I was not used , signifying the month followed by the last digit of the year of manufacture.
Please realize that many of these sites are run by enthusiasts, and not professional Web developers. As far as the 1958 Corvette was concerned, the car would have to settle for a facelift. F is the prefix used to designate the Flint manufacturing plant. I was told by a old time mech that it was a matching numbers car. It will appear with a letter, A-M, I was not used , signifying the month followed by the last digit of the year of manufacture.