1969 CORVETTE TRANSMISSION IDENTIFICATION AND TRANSMISSION NUMBER
Location:

Transmission Identification Example:

RJ - Type Designation.
RJ - 3-Speed Saginaw
WE - 4-Speed Saginaw or Muncie
- -     Turbo Hydra-matic Automatic
S - Source Designation. 
S - Saginaw.
R - Saginaw
P - Muncie
CC - Ypsilanti
9 - Model Year.  9 - 1969
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.

Transmission Number Example:

1 - Division Identification Number. 1 - Chevrolet
9 - Model year. 9 - 1969
S - Assembly Plant Designation. S - St. Louis
700001 - VIN Sequential Serial Number
C3 --
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1969 CORVETTE VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS (VIN)
194379S700001 - 194379S738762 (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
9 (Sixth Digit) - Model Year.  9 - 1969
S (Seventh Digit) - Vehicle Assembly Location. S - St. Louis, Missouri
7XXXXX (Seventh thru Twelfth Digits) - Plant Sequence Numbers. 

1969 CORVETTE FACTORY OPTIONS
CODE:
19437
19467
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A01
A31
A82
A85
C07
C08
C50
C60
F41
G81
J50
J56
K05
K66
L36
L46
L68
L71
L88
L89
MA6
M20
M21
M22
M40
N14
N37
N40
P02
PT6
PT7
PU9
TJ2
UA6
U15
U69
U79
ZL1
DESCRIPTION:
Base Corvette Sport Coupe
Base Corvette Convertible
Genuine Leather Seats
Soft Ray Tinted Glass, All Windows
Power Windows
Headrests
Custom Shoulder Belts (std. with coupe)
Auxiliary Hardtop (for convertible)
Vinyl Covering (for auxiliary hardtop)
Rear Window Defroster (Coupe only)
Air Conditioning
Special Front and Rear Suspension
Positraction Rear Axle, all ratios
Power Brakes
Special Heavy Duty Brakes
Engine Block Heater
Transistor Ignition System
427 Cubic Inches, 390 Horsepower Engine
427 Cubic Inches, 350 Horsepower Engine
427 Cubic Inches, 400 Horsepower Engine
427 Cubic Inches, 435 Horsepower Engine
427 Cubic Inches, 430 Horsepower Engine
Aluminum Cylinder Heads with L71
Heavy Duty Clutch
4-Speed Manual Transmission
4-Speed Manual Transmission, close ratio
4-Speed Manual Transmission, close ratio, heavy-duty
Turbo Hydra-Matic Automatic Transmission
Side Mount Exhaust System
Tilt-Telescopic Steering Column
Power Steering
Deluxe Wheel Covers
Red Stripe Tires, F70x15, nylon
White Stripe Tires, F70x15, nylon
White Letter Tires, F70x15, nylon
Front Fender Louver Trim
Alarm System
Speed Warning Indicator
AM-FM Radio
AM-FM Radio, stereo
Special L88 (aluminum block)
QUANTITY:
22,129
16,633
3,729
31,270
9,816
38,762
600
7,878
3,266
2,485
11,859
1,661
36,965
16,876
115
824
5,702
10,531
12,846
2,072
2,722
116
390
102
16,507
13,741
101
8,161
4,355
10,325
22,866
8,073
5,210
21,379
2,398
11,962
12,436
3,561
33,871
4,114
2
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1969 CORVETTE BODY NUMBER TRIM AND POINT PLATE
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Example:








Q01 - Body build date code.
Q - Designates the Month (See Chart Below).
A - Aug., 1968B - Sep., 1968C - Oct., 1968D - Nov., 1968E - Dec., 1968F - Jan., 1969
G - Feb., 1969H - Mar., 1969 I - Apr., 1969 J - May, 1969  K - Jun., 1969 L - Jul., 1969
M - Aug., 1969         N - Sept., 1969         O - Oct., 1969P - Nov., 1969Q - Dec., 1969
01 - Designates the Day of the Month.
427 - Interior Trim code. 427 - Green (Vinyl)
(Refer to the Interior Color Codes section of the 1969 Corvette Specification Page for a list of all Trim codes.)
983 - Exterior Color Code. 983 - Fathom Green
         (Refer to the Color Codes section of the 1969 Corvette Specification Page for a list of all exterior color codes.)
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1969 CORVETTE ENGINE IDENTIFICATION AND ENGINE NUMBER
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Engine Identification Example:

T - Engine build location.
T - Tonawanda, NY. (All big block engines.)
V - Flint, MI. (All small block engines.)
0122 - Date Code. Month and Day. 0122 - January 22.
LM - Type Designation. LM - 427ci 400hp, 3 or 4 speed manual transmission.
         (Refer to the Engine Suffix section of the 1969 Corvette Specification Page for a list of all Type Designations.)

Engine Number Example:

1 - Division Identification Number. 1 - Chevrolet
9 - Model year. 9 - 1969
S - Assembly Plant Designation. S - St. Louis
700001 - VIN Sequential Serial Number
1969 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 1969 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
1969 Corvette Body Trim and Point Plate
Base Corvette Sport Coupe (19437) -  The base price of the 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe without any optional equipment.

Base Corvette Convertible (19467) - The base price of the 1969 Corvette Convertible without any optional equipment.

Genuine Leather Seats ( --- ) - Optional leather upgrade to replace the standard vinyl seats on the 1969 Corvette.

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

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 (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 (Coupe only) (C50) -

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 1969 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.

Engine Block Heater (K05) - An electric heating element designed to ease cold-weather engine starts.

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

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

350ci, 350hp Engine (L46) -  Alternate small block engine with improved 350 horsepower output.

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

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

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

Aluminum Cylinder Heads with L71 (L89) - Aluminum Cylinder Heads for the427C.I., 435HP Engine (RPO L71).

Heavy Duty Clutch (MA6) - An optional, dual-disk clutch assembly.

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.

Side Mount Exhaust System (N14) - Optional exhaust pipes routed from the mufflers to beneath the driver & passenger doors.

Tilt Telescopic Steering Column (N37) - An optional, adjustable steering column and tilt-angle adjustable steering wheel.

Power Steering (N40) - Hydraulically assisted power steering.

Deluxe Wheel Covers (P02) - Special chrome plated Corvette Rally Wheel Center Caps which feetured a starburst pattern.

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.

White Letter Tires, F70x 15, nylon (PU9) - Standard size tires with a special raised white lettering.

Front Fender Louver Trim (TJ2) - The fender louvers included a special, chrome insert that enhanced their appearance.

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.

Special L88 (Aluminum Block) (ZL1) - An all-aluminum block variant of the 427CI, 430HP Engine.

NOTES:

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1969 Corvette VIN Plate Location
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1969 CORVETTE VEHICLE SERIAL NUMBER PLATE