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THE C1 CORVETTE - VIN/OPTIONS
1958 CORVETTE VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS (VIN)
J58S100001 - J58S109168

J (First Digit) - General Motors Identification Code for Chevy Corvette.
58 (Second & Third Digit) - Model Year.
S (Fourth Digit) - Location of the Assembly Plant.  S - St. Louis, Missouri.
1XXXXX (Fifth thru Tenth Digits) - Production Sequence Numbers. 

For all 1958 Corvettes, the location of the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is located on the driver side door post.
Image of actual VIN tag from a 1957 Corvette.
1958 CORVETTE FACTORY OPTIONS
CODE:   DESCRIPTION: QUANTITY:      RETAIL PRICE:

867
101
102
107
108
109
276
290
313
419
426
440
469
469C
473
579
579D
677
678
679
684
685
Base Corvette Convertible
Heater
AM Radio, signal seeking
Parking Brake Alarm
Courtesy Lights
Windshield Washers
Wheels, 15 x 5.5 (5)
Whitewall Tires, 6.70 x 15
Powerglide Automatic Transmission
Auxillary Hardtop
Power Windows
Two-Tone Paint Combination
283ci, 245HP Engine (2x4 Carburetors)
283ci, 270HP Engine (2x4 Carburetors)
Power Operated Folding Top
283ci, 250HP Engine (Fuel Injection)
283ci, 290HP Engine (Fuel Injection)
Positraction Rear Axle, 3.70:1
Positraction Rear Axle, 4.11:1
Positraction Rear Axle, 4.56:1
Heavy Duty Racing Suspension
4-Speed Manual Transmission
9,168
8,014
6,142
2,883
4,600
3,834
404
7,428
2,057
5,607
649
3,422
2,436
978
1,090
504
1,007
1,123
2,518
370
144
3,764
$3,591.00
$96.85
$144.45
$5.40
$6.50
$16.15
$0.00
$31.55
$188.30
$215.20
$59.20
$16.15
$150.65
$182.95
$139.90
$484.20
$484.20
$48.45
$48.45
$48.45
$780.10
$215.20

Base Corvette Roadster (867) -  The base price of the 1958 Chevrolet Corvette without any optional equipment.

Heater (101) - An interior space/.cockpit heater.

AM Radio, signal seeking (102) - A standard Delco, signal seeking AM radio with conventional volume and selector bars.

Parking Brake Alarm (107) - A warning light that illuminates/ indicates when the parking brake is applied.

Courtesy Lights (108) - Interior lights mounted on the interior of the car to aid in visibility when outside lighting is unavailable.

Windshield Washers (109) - A washer pump and dispensing nozzle mechanism that dispenses cleaner onto the windshield.

Wheels, 15x5.5 (276) - Optional wheels that were one-half inch wider than stock.

Whitewall Tires (290) -  Original tires were either U.S. Royal Air Ride, B.G. Goodrich Silvertown or Firestone Deluxe Champion.

Powerglide Automatic Transmission (313) -  An "optional" two-speed automatic transmission developed by GM.

Auxiliary Hardtop (419) -  An optional hard-top that replaced the standard convertible top.

Power Windows (426) - Electronically controlled windows which could be raised or lowered during vehicle operation.

Two-Tone Paint Combination (440) - A second, optional paint color that was used to highlight the bodyside coves.

283 CI, 245 HP Engine (2x4 Carburetors) (469) - A "high output" version of the standard 283 CI, 230 HP engine.

283 CI, 270 HP Engine (2x4 Carburetors) (469C) - A "high output" version of the standard 283 CI, 230 HP engine.

Power Operated Folding Top (473) - Electronically controlled convertible top that could be automatically raised/lowered.

283 CI, 250 HP Engine (Fuel Injected) (579) - A "high output" version of the standard 283 CI, 230 HP engine.

283 CI, 290 HP Engine (Fuel Injected) (579D) - A "high output" version of the standard 283 CI, 230 HP engine.

Positraction Rear Axle, 3.70:1 (677) -  Higher performance gear ratio designed for increased acceleration and driveability.

Positraction Rear Axle, 4.11:1 (678) - Higher performance gear ratio designed for increased acceleration and driveability.

Positraction Rear Axle, 4.56:1 (679) - Higher performance gear ratio designed for increased acceleration and driveability.

Heavy Duty Racing Suspension (684) - Modified suspension system featuring a number of performance/handling upgrades.

4-Speed Manual Transmission (685) - An optional four-speed manual transmission.
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