how can you tell ifRPO engine with the 330HP


Asked by Jan 23, 2007 at 08:45 PM about the 1996 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport

Question type: General

Just bought a 1996 collector corvette, how do you tell if you have the up grade motor with the 330 HP in it? by the vin number??
Fred Purdie
edmonton, alberta ,canada

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Dear catahoula-- You can get that info from the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Look at the eighth digit. If it is a 5 you have the 330hp. If you see a P you have the 300 hp. Not bad either way, I would say. You might get a kick out of going to the following site-- They have a lot a important info and a lot of trivia about your 1996 Corvette. Good luck from Bovan.

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Hi catahoula! Here's a great page ( with all kinds of information about your 1996 Corvette. The site includes a VIN decoder which should give you the info you are looking for. Have fun!


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