Break down of my VIN1Z37LT5S400158


Asked by CRE Jun 18, 2008 at 02:53 PM about the 1972 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

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See a Chevy dealer.

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Jeff Mclean

1-chevy z-corvette 37-2 door coupe L-350 cid single 4bbl carb "LT1" 255hp thats all i know


First # Chevy; Second # Corvette; Third & Fourth # Coule; Fifth & Sixth # Engine ; Seventh # Year model; Eighth # Assemblt plant; Remaining 6 # are the sequential production numbers. You have a 1975 Corvette coupe with a l82 350-cid v8 dual exhausts,assembled in St. Louis, Mo. There were 33,836 coupes assembled in 1975, Production numbers 1z37j5s400001 through 1z37j5s438465 I hope this helps.

Barry Denisik

I am a 2nd year GM apprentice, you need to go back to your vehicle and get all 17 characters of your VIN (you only have 14). Get me the complete VIN and I will tell you the exact build of your ride and where it was made (even the options it came with).

Barry Denisik

Thinking further, pre 1980 hmmm... you might need to contact a Chevy dealer on that one. GM's SI only goes back to 1980. Hope this helps.


The 2nd year GM apprentice needs to do research, in the 70's corvette only issued 13 basic vin numbers. I think you are right. I beleive Mr. Tester has given you reliable information. You can do some simple research yourself if still in question. Black Book Of Corvetts is a ghood place to start. Your local Corvette parts dealer can help also.


Well it seems you have a 75, but your vin number is off some like Barry294 suggested 1Z37 means you have a coupe, but your digits afterwards has to be a "J"=L48 165HP, or "T"=L82 205 HP, the next number states 5=1975, S for where built= St Louis, and the last are the build sequence.

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