1971 CORVETTE VEHICLE SERIAL NUMBER PLATE
1971 CORVETTE BODY NUMBER TRIM AND POINT PLATE
Location:

Example:








A01 - Body build date code.
A - Designates the Month (See Chart Below).
A - Aug., 1970B - Sep., 1970C - Oct., 1970D - Nov., 1970E - Dec, 1970F - Jan., 1971
G - Feb., 1971H - Mar., 1971  I - Apr., 1971J - May, 1971  K - June, 1971        L - Jul., 1971
01 - Designates the Day of the Month.
400 - Interior Trim code. 400 - Black (Vinyl)
(Refer to the Interior Color Codes section of the 1971 Corvette Specification Page for a list of all Trim codes.)
905 - Exterior Color Code. 905 - Nevada Silver
         (Refer to the Color Codes section of the 1971 Corvette Specification Page for a list of all exterior color codes.)
1971 Corvette Body Number Trim and Point Plate
C3 --
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1971 VIN/Options
THE C3 CORVETTE - VIN/OPTIONS
1971 CORVETTE FACTORY OPTIONS
CODE:
19437
19467
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A31
A85
C07
C08
C50
C60
ZQ1
J50
LS5
LS6
LT1
M21
M22
M40
N37
N40
PO2
PT7
PU9
T60
UA6
U69
U79
ZR1
ZR2
DESCRIPTION:
Base Corvette Sport Coupe
Base Corvette Convertible
Custom Interior Trim
Power Windows
Custom Shoulder Belts (std with coupe)
Auxiliary Hardtop (for convertible)
Vinyl Covering (for auxiliary hardtop)
Rear Window Defroster
Air Conditioning
Optional Rear Axle Ratio
Power Brakes
454ci, 390hp Engine
454ci, 425hp Engine
350ci, 330hp Engine
4-Speed Manual Transmission, close-ratio
4-Speed Manual Transmission, close ratio heavy duty
Turbo-Hydro-matic Automatic Transmission
Tilt-Telescopic Steering Column
Power Steering
Deluxe Wheel Cover
White Stripe Tires, F70x15 nylon
White Letter Tires, F70x15 nylon
Heavy Duty Battery (std with LS5)
Alarm System
AM-FM Radio
AM-FM Radio, stereo
Special Purpose LT1 Engine Package
Special Purpose LS6 Engine Package
QUANTITY:
14,680
7,121
2,602
6,192
677
2,619
832
1,598
11,481
2,395
13,558
5,097
188
1,949
2,387
130
10,060
8,130
17,904
3,007
6,711
12,449
1,455
8,501
18,078
3,431
8
12
RETAIL PRICE:
$5,496.00
$5,259.00
$158.00
$79.00
$42.00
$274.00
$63.00
$42.00
$459.00
$13.00
$47.00
$295.00
$1,221.00
$483.00
$0.00
$100.00
$0.00
$84.30
$115.90
$63.00
$28.00
$42.00
$15.80
$31.60
$178.00
$283.00
$1,010.00
$1,747.00
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Link to 1970 Corvette VIN / Options
Link to 1972 Corvette VIN / Options
1971 CORVETTE VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS (VIN)
194371S100001 - 194371S121801 (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
1 (Sixth Digit) - Model Year.  1 - 1971
S (Seventh Digit) - Vehicle Assembly Location. S - St. Louis, Missouri
1XXXXX (Seventh thru Twelfth Digits) - Plant Sequence Numbers. 

VIN PLATE
1971 CORVETTE ENGINE IDENTIFICATION AND ENGINE NUMBER
Location: 

Engine Identification Example:

T - Engine build location.
T - Tonawanda, NY. (All big block engines.)
V - Flint, MI. (All small block engines.)
0127 - Date Code. Month and Day. 0127 - January 27.
CPJ - Type Designation. CPJ - 454ci 365hp, automatic transmission.
         (Refer to the Engine Suffix section of the 1971 Corvette Specification Page for a list of all Type Designations.)

Engine Number Example:

7 - Model. 7 - Corvette
1 - Model year. 1 - 1971
S - Assembly Plant Designation. S - St. Louis
100001 - VIN Sequential Serial Number
1971 CORVETTE TRANSMISSION IDENTIFICATION AND TRANSMISSION NUMBER
Location:

Transmission Identification Example:

P - Type Designation.
P - Muncie
1 - Year. 1 - 1971
E13A - Production Month and Date.
E - Designates Month (See Chart Below.)
A - Jan.B - Feb.C - Mar.D - Apr.E - MayF - JuneG - July
13 - Designates Day of the month.
A -  M20, or B - M21

Transmission Number Example:

7 - Model. 7 - Corvette
1 - Model year. 1 - 1971
S - Assembly Plant Designation. S - St. Louis
100001 - VIN Sequential Serial Number
BODY NUMBER TRIM AND POINT PLATE
Base Corvette Sport Coupe (19437) -  The base price of the 1971 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe without any optional equipment.

Base Corvette Convertible (19467) - The base price of the 1971 Corvette Convertible without any optional equipment.

Custom Interior ( --- ) - Optional interior trim upgrade that included a number of custom modifications to the base interior.

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

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 (C50) -An optional rear window forced air defroster.

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

Optional Rear Axle Ratio  (ZQ1) - Rear axle ratio selection.

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

454ci, 365hp Engine (LS5) -  Optional high-output, big-block V-8 engine.

454ci, 425hp Engine (LS6) - Optional high-output, big-block V-8 engine.

350ci, 330hp Engine (LT1) - Optional higher-output, small block V-8 engine.

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.

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) -  Optional deluxe wheel covers.

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 3/8"  wide white sidewall letters.

Heavy Duty Battery (T60) - An optional, heavy-duty battery which provided additional cranking amps.

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

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 Purpose Engine Package (ZR1) - Optional performance and handling upgrade.

Special Purpose Engine Package (ZR2) - Optional performance and handling upgrade.

NOTES:

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1971 Corvette VIN Plate Location
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