For Sale: 1978 Chevrolet Corvette in Cincinnati, Ohio

Vehicle Description

item number description* VIN 1Z87L8S424776 The first digit, "1," indicated the Chevrolet division of GM. The "Z" is the series, Corvette. The "87" is the body style, 2-door sport coupe. The fifth digit is the engine, L, correct for an 185hp car. The sixth digit, "8," indicates the model year, 1978. The "S" is the plant where the car was produced, St. Louis. The last five digits are a sequence number so this is the 24,776th Corvette made for 1978. Body Build Date C15 "C" corresponds to November and "15" is the fifthteenth day of the month meaning this Corvette's body build date is November 15th, 1977. Engine Code V0707 "V" means the engine was build in the Flint, MI plant. The "07" is the seventh month of year and the "07" is the seventh day of the month meaning the engine was assembled on July 7th, 1978. This is correct as it precedes the build date of the car. Suffix Code CUT This means the motor was intended for a 1978 185hp Corvette with an automatic transmission, which is correct for this car. Engine VIN Stamp 424776 The last 6 digits of the car's VIN, 424776, are stamped on the engine pad and pictured below, meaning this engine is original to this car. Engine Block Casting Number 3970010 The engine block has the correct 3970010 casting number for a 1979 Corvette. Engine Block Casting Date A 23 8 "A" is January, "23" is the twenty third day of the month, and "8" is the last digit of the calendar year so the engine block was cast on January 23rd, 1978. Intake Manifold Casting Number 346249 This intake manifold has the correct 346249 casting number for a 1978 corvette. Intake Manifold Casting Date C 2 8 "C" denotes the month March, "2" is the day, and "8" is the last digit of the calendar year, meaning this intake manifold was cast on March 2nd, 1978. Distributor 1103353 The distributor is original and correct for an L48 Corvette with an automatic transmission and the CUT suffix code. Distributor Date Code 8 B 23 The "8" is the last digit of the calendar year, the "B" denotes February, and "23" is the twenty third day of the month meaning the distributor was made on February 23rd, 1978. This is correct as it predates the assembly date of the engine. Carburetor 17058204 This carburetor is correct and original for a 1979 L48 corvette with an automatic transmission and A/C Transmission Casting Number 8640300 The main case of the transmission has a correct 8640300 casting number. Transmission Casting Date 1 78 2 The "1" is the first month of the year, the "78" is the year, and the "2" is the day so this transmission main case was cast on January 2nd, 1978, this is correct as it predates he assembly of the transmission. Transmission VIN Stamping 424776 The last 6 digits of the car's VIN, 424776, are stamped on the main case of the transmission and pictured below meaning this transmission is original to this car. Driver's Window YJ "Y" is October and "J" is 1978 so this window is original, made in October of 1978. This is correct as it predates the build date of the car. Passenger Window XJ "X" is February and "J" is 1978 so this window is original, made in February of 1978. This is correct as it predates the build date of the car. Rear Window YG "Y" is October and "G" is 1977 so this window is original, made in October of 1977. This is correct as it predates the build date of the car.

exterior color code 10 White interior color code 192 Black













rpo code description 1YZ87 Corvette Sport Coupe A31 Power Windows AU3 Power Door Locks C49 Rear Window Defogger C60 Air Conditioning D35 Sport Mirrors K30 Curise Control MX1 Automatic Transmission N37 Tilt and Telescopic Steering Column QBS White Letter Tires 255/60R15 U58 AM-FM Radio, Stereo U75 Power Antenna U81 Dual Rear Speakers YJ8 Aluminum Wheels ZX2 Convenience Group

Vehicle Details

  • 1978 Chevrolet Corvette
  • Listing ID:CC-1547076
  • Price:$18,900
  • Location:Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Year:1978
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Corvette
  • Exterior Color:White (10)
  • Interior Color:Black Leather (192)
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:57010
  • Stock Number:900968
  • VIN:1Z87L8S424776

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9213 Blue Ash Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45242
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