trying to verify numbers

hoseman653
0

Asked by hoseman653 May 17, 2010 at 04:01 PM about the 1973 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

looking to buy a 1973 Corvette.
  Seller says numbers match but i don't know how to tell.

                    VIN # is 1Z67T3S400023

He says the original color was Gold but Gold was not a color available in 1973.

Please advise as to where i can look on the vehicle to verify the motor etc. are the originals that came with the car.

1 Answer

Howard Cooper
95

I have a 73 coupe, great car. To Verify numbers match the last 6 digits of the vin number will appear on the engine pad by the right head 400023, they also would appear on the transmission pad. The color was called Metallic Yellow but looked gold, look for code 953 on the trim tag located on the pillar when you open the drivers door. You have a very early 73 production car ,a 350 L82 , 23rd to go down the line. be sure to check the frame and body mount areas and windshild frame thoroughly as these cars are prone to some pretty major rusting. here is a site that lists some production numbers and options... http://www.idavette.net/facts/73.htm

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Chevrolet Corvette Questions

Chevrolet Corvette Experts

#1 califcarson
califcarson
Reputation 1,030
#2 carGrrl
carGrrl
Reputation 1,020
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 860
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro"
481 Great Deals out of 33,891 listings starting at $1,400
Used Ford Mustang"
612 Great Deals out of 33,969 listings starting at $1,595
Used Dodge Challenger"
211 Great Deals out of 15,819 listings starting at $11,900
Used Porsche 911"
150 Great Deals out of 3,921 listings starting at $12,950
Used Dodge Charger"
470 Great Deals out of 27,058 listings starting at $3,200
Used Mercedes-Benz SL-Class"
98 Great Deals out of 2,540 listings starting at $3,950

Used Cars For Sale

2015 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 2,996 listings starting at $49,999
2014 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
27 Great Deals out of 829 listings starting at $48,894
2013 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
15 Great Deals out of 407 listings starting at $29,995
2012 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
15 Great Deals out of 281 listings starting at $31,999
2011 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 267 listings starting at $25,978