For Sale: 1978 Chevrolet Corvette in Cincinnati, Ohio

Vehicle Description

item number description* VIN 1Z8748S425954 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, 4, correct for an L82 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 25,954th Corvette made for 1978. Body Build Date I09 "I" corresponds to May and "09" is the ninth day of the month meaning this Corvette's body build date is May 9th, 1978. Engine Code V0504 "V" means the engine was build in the Flint, MI plant. The "05" is the fifth month of year and the "04" is the fourth day of the month meaning the engine was assembled on may 4th, 1978. This is correct as it precedes the build date of the car. Suffix Code CMS This means the motor was intended for a 1979 L82 Corvette with an automatic transmission, which is correct for this car. Engine VIN Stamp 425954 The last 6 digits of the car's VIN, 425954, 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 1978 Corvette. Engine Block Casting Date E 2 8 "D" is april, "2" is the second day of the month, and "8" is the last digit of the calendar year so the engine block was cast on April 2nd, 1978. Carburetor 17058228 The carb is correct and original for a 1979 Corvette with an automatic transmission with 17058228 stamped on the housing. Carburetor Date Code 1018 "101" is the day from January 1st, 1978, and "8" is the last digit of the calendar year, meaning this carb was made on April 11th, 1978 Transmission Casting Number 8640300 The main case of the transmission has a correct 8640300 casting number. Transmission Casting Date 4-78 17 The "4" is the fourth month of the year, the "78" is the year, and the "17" is the day of the month so this transmission main case was cast on April 17th, 1978, this is correct as it predates he assembly of the transmission. Transmission VIN Stamping 425954 The last 6 digits of the car's VIN, 425954, are stamped on the main case of the transmission and pictured below meaning this transmission is original to this car. Driver's Window GJ "G" is April and "J" is 1978 so this window is original, made in April 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 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.

exterior color code 13 Silver 7 Dark Gray interior color code 192 Black Leather













rpo code description 1YZ87 Corvette Sport Coupe A31 Power Windows C49 Rear Window Defogger C60 Air Conditioning D35 Sport Mirrors K30 Cruise Control L82 High Performance 350ci V8 Engine MX1 Automatic Transmission NA5 Standard Emissions N37 Tilt-Telescopic Steering Column QGR 225/70R15 White Letter Tires U58 AM-FM Stereo Radio U81 Dual Rear Speakers YJ8 Aluminum Wheels

Vehicle Details

  • 1978 Chevrolet Corvette
  • Listing ID: CC-1685310
  • Price: $18,900
  • Location:Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Year:1978
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Corvette
  • Exterior Color:2-Tone Silver (13) over Dark Gray (07)
  • Interior Color:(192) Black
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:54205
  • Stock Number:901078
  • VIN:1Z8748S425954
Listed By:
Seven Hills Motorcars
9213 Blue Ash Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45242

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