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MODEL: 1976 Chevrolet CorvetteBODY STYLE: Two-door coupe, front engine, rear wheel drive
MANUFACTURING LOCATION: St. Louis, Missouri
VEHICLE NUMBERS (Also known as VIN Numbers): 1Z37L6S400001 - 1Z37L6S446558
The Vehicle Serial Number (VIN) is stamped on a plate attached to left front body hinge pillar.
CONSTRUCTION: Uniconstruction:fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP or "fiberglass") body, backboned by a steel cage outlining the passenger compartment. Principal members - underbody, front and rear end assemblies, dash panel and hinge pillars are bonded, riveted, or bolted together and to each other. Hood is plastic with bonded plastic reinforcement. Coupe: two removable roof panels and removable rear window. Frame: all welded, full length, ladder construction with 5 crossmembers. Side Rails and intermediate crossmembers box section; front crossmember box girder section. Eight body-mounting points.
Type and Description: Independent, SLA type, coil springs with center mounted shock absorbers, spherical joint steering knuckle pivots.
Front Stabilizer Bar:
SUSPENSION - REAR:
Type and Description: Full Independent rear suspension with frame-anchored differential unit. Position of each wheel established by three links: tubular axle drive shafts, transverse strut rods, torque control arms. Vertical suspension loads taken by transverse leaf springs. Built-in camber adjustment at strut rod inner ends.
Rear Leaf Springs:
Number of leaves:
Length, width, height:
Hot rolled steel
Variable rate 9-leaf
Chrome carbon steel
48.60 x 2.25 x 2.121
Total Body Width:
Track Width, Front:
Track Width, Rear:
Min. Ground Clearance:
Curb Weight w/ standard equipment (lbs.)
Interior Passenger Volume (cu.ft):
Luggage Compartment (cu.ft):
Fuel Capacity (gallons):
Engine Oil Capacity (qts.):
Coolant capacity with heater (qts.):
Coefficient of Drag (cd):
Weight Dist. Front/Rear (%):
2 - Driver & Passenger
4.0 (capacity of crankcase less filter - refill)
4.5 (capacity of crankcase refill with filter change)
12 Volt, 78 Plates, 3,500 Watts for Standard
12 Volt, 90 Plates, 4,000 Watts for Heavy Duty
Wheel diameter (in.):
Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock:
Turning Diameter, curb-to-curb (ft.):
Turning Diameter, wall-to-wall (ft.):
Recirculating ball nut
Integral, recirculating ball nut with hydraulic pressure provided from a vane type pump.
37 ft. (outside front)
38.6 ft. (outside front)
Disk Diameter, front (in.):
Disk Diameter, rear (in.):
Swept Area (sq. in.):
Caliper Disk - 4 Wheel Dual Hydraulic with Pressure Differential and Warning Light