Can you tell me anything about a 1968 Corvette VIN #194378S408552? Thank you.


Asked by Mar 28, 2016 at 10:49 AM about the 1968 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

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We are considering purchasing it to restore.  It has T-tops.  I do not know what model it is such as a Stingray?

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Tom Demyan


194378S = 1968 Coupe assembled in St. Louis, MO 408552 = Built in January, 1968 The "Stingray" wasn't on '68 model; added to front fenders in 1969 Coupe has removable T-tops and removable rear window Check Engine Casting Numbers and Suffix for displacement (ci), horsepower (hp), transmission (automatic-at, manual-mt), air conditioning (ac), power steering (ps): 3914678: 327ci, 300hp, 350hp HE: 327ci 300hp, mt; HO: 327ci 300hp, at; HP: 327ci 350hp, mt, ac, ps; HT: 327ci, 350hp, mt 3916321: 427ci 390hp, 400hp, 430hp, 435hp first design 3935439: 427ci 390hp, 400hp, 430hp, 435hp second design IL: 427ci, 390hp, mt; IM: 427ci, 400hp, mt; IO: 427ci, 400hp, at; IQ: 427ci, 390hp, at; IR: 427ci,435hp, mt; IT: 427ci,430hp (L88), mt, aluminum heads-ah; IU: 427ci, 435hp, mt, ah 1st year with M40 3-Spd Turbo Hydra-Matic at; M20 wide ratio mt, M21 close ratio mt, M22 close ratio heavy duty 4-Spd Manual Transmissions also available. Get the 'Corvette Black Book'.

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