1968 CORVETTE BODY NUMBER TRIM AND POINT PLATE
Location:

Example:








L18 - Body build date code.
L - Designates the Month (See Chart Below).
A - Aug., 1967B - Sep., 1967C - Oct., 1967D - Nov., 1967E - Dec., 1967F - Jan., 1968
G - Feb., 1968 H - Mar., 1968 I - Apr., 1968 J - May, 1968  K - Jun., 1968 L - Jul., 1968
M - Aug., 1968
18 - Designates the Day of the Month.
411 - Interior Trim code. 411 - Dark Blue (Vinyl)
(Refer to the Interior Color Codes section of the 1968 Corvette Specification Page for a list of all Trim codes.)
978 - Exterior Color Code. 978 - International Blue
         (Refer to the Color Codes section of the 1968 Corvette Specification Page for a list of all exterior color codes.)
1968 CORVETTE VEHICLE SERIAL NUMBER PLATE
C3 --
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1968 VIN/Options
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1968 CORVETTE VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS (VIN)
194378S400001 - 194378S428566 (Corvette Coupe & Convertible)

1 (First Digit) - Make/Manufacturer.  1 - Chevrolet
9 (Second Digit) - Model series.  9 - Corvette
4 (Third Digit) - Engine type.  4 - V8 Engine (all types)
37 (Fourth and Fifth Digits).  37- Corvette Coupe / 67 - Corvette Convertible
8 (Sixth Digit) - Model Year.  8 - 1968
S (Seventh Digit) - Vehicle Assembly Location. S - St. Louis, Missouri
4XXXXX (Seventh thru Twelfth Digits) - Plant Sequence Numbers. 

1968 CORVETTE FACTORY OPTIONS
CODE:
19437
19467
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A01
A02
A31
A82
A85
C07
C08
C50
C60
F41
G81
J50
J56
K66
L36
L68
L71
L79
L88
L89
M20
M21
M22
M40
N11
N36
N40
P01
PT6
PT7
UA6
U15
U69
U79
DESCRIPTION:
Base Corvette Sport Coupe
Base Corvette Convertible
Genuine Leather Seats
Soft Ray Tinted Glass, All Windows
Soft Ray Tinted Glass, Windshield
Power Windows
Headrests
Custom Shoulder Belts (std. with coupes)
Auxiliary Hardtop (for convertibles)
Vinyl Covering (for auxiliary hardtop)
Rear Window Defroster
Air Conditioning
Special Front and Rear Suspension
Positraction Rear Axle, all ratios
Power Brakes
Special Heavy Duty Brakes
Transistor Ignition System
427 Cubic Inches, 390 Horsepower Engine
427 Cubic Inches, 400 Horsepower Engine
427 Cubic Inches, 435 Horsepower Engine
327 Cubic Inches, 250 Horsepower Engine
427 Cubic Inches, 430 Horsepower Engine
Aluminum Cylinder Heads with L71
4-Speed Manual Transmission
4-Speed Manual Transmission, close ratio
4-Speed Manual Transmission, close ratio, heavy-duty
Turbo Hydra-Matic Automatic Transmission
Off Road Exhaust System
Telescopic Steering Column
Power Steering
Bright Metal Wheel Cover
Red Stripe Tires, F70x15, nylon
White Stripe Tires, F70x15, nylon
Alarm System
Speed Warning Indicator
AM-FM Radio
AM-FM Radio, stereo
QUANTITY:
9,936
18,630
2,429
17,635
5,509
7,065
3,197
350
8,735
3,050
693
5,664
1,758
27,008
9,559
81
5,457
7,717
1,932
2,898
9,440
80
624
10,760
12,337
80
5,063
4,695
6,477
12,364
8,971
11,686
9,692
388
3,453
24,609
3,311
RETAIL PRICE:
$4,663.00
$4,320.00
$79.00
$15.80
$10.55
$57.95
$42.15
$26.35
$231.75
$52.70
$31.60
$412.90
$36.90
$46.35
$42.15
$384.45
$73.75
$200.15
$305.50
$437.10
$105.35
$947.90
$805.75
$184.35
$184.35
$263.30
$226.45
$36.90
$42.15
$94.80
$57.95
$31.30
$31.30
$26.35
$10.55
$172.75
$278.10
Base Corvette Sport Coupe (19437) -  The base price of the 1968 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe without any optional equipment.

Base Corvette Convertible (19467) - The base price of the 1968 Corvette Convertible without any optional equipment.

Genuine Leather Seats ( --- ) - Optional leather upgrade to replace the standard vinyl seats on the 1968 Corvette.

Soft Ray Tinted Glass, All Windows (A01) - Window tint applied to the upper portion of the windshield and all other windows.

Soft Ray Tinted Glass, Windshield (A02) - Factory window tint applied to the windshield only.

Power Windows (A31) - Factory installed power driver and passenger windows.

Headrests (A82) - A head restraint attached to the top of the seat for both safety and comfort.

Custom Shoulder Belts (std with coupe) (A85) - An addition to the standard lap safety belt that crosses over the shoulder for added safety.

Auxiliary Hardtop (for convertibles) (C07) - An optional hard-top that could be installed in lieu of the convertible top.

Vinyl Covering (for Auxiliary Hardtop) (C08) - This option provided an external vinyl liner application to the auxiliary hardtop.

Rear Window Defroster (C50) - Deletion of the factory installed heater and defroster.

Air Conditioning (C60) - Factory installed air-conditioning.

Special Front and Rear Suspension (F41) - An optional suspension with upgraded springs, shock absorbers, & stabilizer bar.

Positraction Rear Axle, all ratios  (G81) - The factory optioned rear axles available for the 1968 Corvette.

Power Brakes (J50) - Vacuum power assisted brakes; includes dual circuit master cylinder.

Special Heavy Duty Brakes (J56) - Heavy-duty braking system for improved stopping performance.

Transistor Ignition System (K66) - Deltronic ignition system by Delco -Remy

427ci, 390hp Engine (L36) - Alternate engine with improved 390 horsepower output.

427ci, 400hp Engine (L68) - Alternate engine with improved 400 horsepower output.

427ci, 435hp Engine (L71) - Alternate engine with improved 435 horsepower output.

327ci, 350hp Engine (L79) - Alternate engine with improved 350 horsepower output.

427ci, 430hp Engine (L88) - Alternate engine with improved 430 horsepower output.

Aluminum Cylinder Heads with L71 (L89) - Aluminum Cylinder Heads for L71 Engine.

4-Speed Manual Transmission (M20) - An optional Muncie 4-speed manual transmission.

4-Speed Manual Transmission, Close Ratio (M21) - A close ratio version of the M20 Muncie 4-speed manual transmission.

4-Speed Manual Trans, Close Ratio, Heavy Duty (M22) - A heavy-duty version of the Close Ratio Manual Transmission.

Turbo Hydra-Matic Automatic Transmission (M40) - An optional, three-speed automatic transmission.

Off Road Exhaust System (N11) - Recessed exhaust system designed to eliminate rubbing in varying road conditions.

Telescopic Steering Column (N36) - An optional, adjustable steering column.

Power Steering (N40) - Hydraulically assisted power steering.

Bright Metal Wheel Cover (P01) -  Special chrome plated Corvette Rally Wheel Center Caps.

Red Stripe Tires, F70 x 15, nylon (PT6) - Standard size tires with a special 3/8"  wide red sidewall stripes.

White Stripe Tires, F70 x 15, nylon (PT7) - Standard size tires with a special 3/8"  wide white sidewall stripes.

Alarm System (UA6) - A factory installed alarm system.

Speed Warning Indicator (U15) - An adjustable needle on the speedometer which activates an audible alarm when speeding.

AM-FM Radio (U69) - A standard/stock dealer installed Corvette radio for model years 1968-1971.

AM-FM Radio, Stereo (U79) - An optional dealer installed Corvette radio for model years 1968-1971.

NOTES:

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VIN PLATE
BODY NUMBER TRIM AND POINT PLATE
1968 CORVETTE ENGINE IDENTIFICATION
Location: 

Example:

F - Engine build location. F - Flint Michigan.
1210 - Date Code. Month and Day. 1210 - December 10.
HE - Type Designation. HE - Regular engine, 3 or 4 speed, 4-bbl. carb.
         (Refer to the Engine Suffix section of the 1968 Corvette Specification Page for a list of all Type Designations.)
1968 CORVETTE TRANSMISSION IDENTIFICATION
Location:

Example:

RJ - Type Designation.  RJ - 3-Speed.
S - Source Designation. 
S - Saginaw.
R - Saginaw
P - Muncie
CC - Ypsilanti
8 - Model Year.  8 - 1968
EO1D - Production Month and Date.
E - Designates Month (See Chart Below.)
A - Jan.B - Feb.C - Mar.D - Apr.E - MayH - JuneK - JulyM - Aug.P - Sep.
R - Oct. S - Nov.T - Dec.
O1 - Designates Day of the month.
D - D or N after the date code designates day or night shift.
1968 CORVETTE AXLE IDENTIFICATION
Location:

Example:

AK - Type Designation.  AK -3.36 axle ratio, 3-Speed or 4-speed transmission.
(Refer to the Axle Identification section of the 1968 Corvette Specification Page for a list of all Type Designations.)
0212 - Date Code. Month and Day. 0212 - February 12.
W - Source Designation.
G - Gear and Axle
B - Buffalo
W - Warren
1968 Corvette Body Number Trim and Point Plate
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