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What engine did the 1957 Corvette have?

What engine did the 1957 Corvette have?

Valve-in-head V8, 283-cubic-inch displacement, 3.88″ bore x 3.0″ stroke, 9.5 to 1 compression ratio. 220 h.p. at 4600 r.p.m. with 4-barrel carburetor. 245 h.p. at 5000 r.p.m with Ramjet Fuel Injection system.

How do you read a Corvette trim tag?

Directly below the time build code is the word “Style.” Following the word Style is the last two digits of the model year (63 or 64), a blank space, and the three digit body style code (837 for a coupe or 867 for a convertible). The next position to the right is the body sequence number.

What does the 10th digit in a VIN number mean?

vehicle model-year
The 10th character in the 17-character VIN represents the vehicle model-year. This standard applies to vehicles built in or after 1981. Before 1981, the VIN format was not standardized and varied by manufacturer.

What does the 8th digit in a VIN number mean?

8th Digit: The 8th digit, in this case, a “Z,” is one of my personal favorites. It’s the engine size! So if you were to go to a junkyard, this digit is really helpful for vehicles that had two different engines during the same year. An S10 Truck or an S10 Blazer are perfect examples of this.

How do you read a 1978 Corvette VIN number?

Digit 6 – Model Year: “2” for 1972, “3” for 1973, “4” for 1974, “5” for 1975, “6” for 1976, “7” for 1977, “8” for 1978, “9” for 1979, “A” for 1980. Digit 8 through 13 – Production Number: This is the six-digit build sequence number and starts at 5100001 in 1971.

How do you read a 2020 Corvette VIN number?

2020 VIN Decoder

  1. ” 1″= Built in US.
  2. ” G”= General Motors.
  3. ” 1″= Chevrolet.
  4. Denotes the car line: Corvette is a “Y” body.
  5. Trim level: .. 6=1LT. .. 7=2LT. .. 8=3LT. ..
  6. Body style: “2” = Coupe, “3” = Convertible.
  7. Restraint code: D – AJ7 Active Manual Belts, Airbags – Driver & Passenger and Seat Side.
  8. Engine: LT2 = “4”

What is a 1957 Corvette worth?

1957 283-hp 579E, $200,000 Experts say 1040 Corvettes were fuel-injected in ’57.

Did Corvette ever have a steel body?

If you knew the answer is yes, then you probably know the story behind the 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Rondine, a rare prototype that was commissioned by the Italian coachbuilder Pininfarina – and was made of steel!

What does the C mean in Corvette?

There have been six editions of the Corvette numbered C1-C6. It is commonly mistaken by liberals that the “C” stands for “Corvette”, however on five of the models, the “C” actually stands for Colbert.”

How can I tell when my Corvette was built?

Corvettes Made Between 1965 and 1971

  1. Look at the first character to identify your Corvette’s manufacturer.
  2. Look at the third digit to confirm your Corvette’s engine type.
  3. Look at the sixth character to know the model year of your Corvette.
  4. Look at the seventh character to find the assembly plant of your Corvette.