1976 Corvette Aluminum Wheels RPO YJ8
C3 --
Corvette Overview --
1976 Specifications
THE C3 CORVETTE - SPECIFICATIONS
Corvsport.com on Facebook
Corvsport.com on Twitter
DISCLAIMER: While Corvsport.com makes every effort to ensure that this information is complete and accurate, you should always consult the manufacturer of your vehicle if you have a specific issue or question.
1975 Corvette Specifications
1977 Corvette Specifications
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
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.
AUG., 1975: 401602
SEP.. 1975: 405693
OCT., 1975: 409982
NOV., 1975: 413481
DEC., 1975: 416696
JAN., 1976: 420568
FEB., 1976: 424370
MAR., 1976: 428760
APR., 1976: 432805
MAY, 1976: 436656
JUN., 1976: 440830
JUL., 1976:  444767
PRODUCTION CUTOFF NUMBERS (ENDING VEHICLE):
AUG., 1976:  446558
CHC: 350 CUBIC INCH, 210 HORSEPOWER, MANUAL TRANSMISSION
CKC: 350 CUBIC INCH, 210 HORSEPOWER, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
CKW: 350 CUBIC INCH, 180 HORSEPOWER, MANUAL TRANSMISSION
CKX: 350 CUBIC INCH, 180 HORSEPOWER, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
CLS: 350 CUBIC INCH, 180 HORSEPOWER, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS
ENGINE SUFFIX:
ENGINE BLOCK NUMBER:
3970010: 350 CUBIC INCH, 180 HP, 210HP
333882: 350 CUBIC INCH, 180HP, 210HP
HEAD NUMBER:
ROCHESTER Q-jet #17056206: 350 CUBIC INCH, 180HP, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ROCHESTER Q-jet #17056207: 350 CUBIC INCH, 180HP, MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ROCHESTER Q-jet #17056210: 350 CUBIC INCH, 210HP, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ROCHESTER Q-jet #17056211: 350 CUBIC INCH, 210HP, MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ROCHESTER Q-jet #17056226: 350 CUBIC INCH, 210HP, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ROCHESTER Q-jet #17056506: 350 CUBIC INCH, 180HP, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ROCHESTER Q-jet #17056507: 350 CUBIC INCH, 180HP, MANUAL TRANSMISSION
1103200: 350 CUBIC INCH, 210HP, MANUAL TRANSMISSION
1112888: 350 CUBIC INCH, 180HP
1112905: 350 CUBIC INCH, 180HP, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS
1112979: 350 CUBIC INCH, 210HP, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
CARBURETOR NUMBER:
1102474: 350 CUBIC INCH, AIR CONDITIONING
1102484: 350 CUBIC INCH, WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING
ALTERNATOR:
OA: 3.08:1 RATIO
OD: 3.36:1 RATIO
LR: 3.36:1 RATIO
OB: 3.55:1 RATIO
OC: 3.70:1 RATIO
DISTRIBUTOR NUMBER:
AXLE IDENTIFICATION:
1976 CORVETTE FACTORY OPTIONS
CODE:
1YZ37
---
A31
C49
C60
FE7
---
J50
L82
M21
M40
N37
N41
QRM
QRZ
U58
U69
UA1
UF1
YF5
YJ8
DESCRIPTION:
Base Corvette Sport Coupe
Custom Interior Trim
Power Windows
Rear Window Defogger
Air Conditioning
Gymkhana Suspension
Optional Rear Axle Ratios
Power Brakes
350ci, 210hp Engine
4-Speed Manual Trans, Close Ratio
Turbo Hydra-Matic Automatic Transmission
Tilt Telescopic Steering Column
Power Steering
White Stripe Steel Belted Tires, GR70x15
White Letter Steel Belted Tires, GR70x15
AM-FM Radio, stereo
AM-FM Radio
Heavy Duty Battery
Map Light (on rearview mirror)
California Emission Test
Aluminum Wheels (4)
QUANTITY:
46,558
36,762
38,700
24,960
40,787
5,368
1,371
46,558
5,720
2,088
36,625
41,797
46,385
3,992
39,923
34,272
11,083
25,909
35,361
3,527
6,253
RETAIL PRICE:
$7,604.85
$164.00
$107.00
$78.00
$523.00
$35.00
$13.00
$59.00
$481.00
$0.00
$0.00
$95.00
$151.00
$37.00
$51.00
$281.00
$187.00
$16.00
$10.00
$50.00
$299.00
COLOR CODES:
CODE
10
13
22
33
37
56
64
69
70
72
EXTERIOR
Classic White
Silver
Bright Blue
Dark Green
Mahogany
Bright Yellow
Buckskin
Dark Brown
Orange Flame
Red
INTERIOR
Black, Blue-Green, Buckskin, Dark Brown, Firethorn, Smoked Grey, White
Black, Blue-Green, Buckskin, Firethorn, Smoked Grey, White
Black, Smoked Grey
Black, Blue-Green, Buckskin, Smoked Grey, White
Black, Buckskin, Firethorn, Smoked Grey, White
Black, Dark Brown
Black, Buckskin, Dark Brown, Firethorn, White
Black, Buckskin, Dark Brown, White
Black, Buckskin, Dark Brown
Black, Buckskin, Firethorn, Smoked Grey, White
WHEELS
Silver
Silver
Silver
Silver
Silver
Silver
Silver
Silver
Silver
Silver
INTERIOR COLOR CODES (VINYL):
White (Vinyl)
Black (Vinyl)
Buckskin (Vinyl)
Firethorn (Vinyl)
15
19
64
71
INTERIOR COLOR CODES (LEATHER):
White (Leather)
Smoke Grey (Leather)
Black (Leather)
Blue-Green (Leather)
Buckskin (Leather)
Dark Brown(Leather)
Firethorn (Leather)
112
152
192
322
642
692
712
QTY.
10,674
6,934
3,268
2,038
4,182
3,389
2,954
4,447
4,073
4,590
Silver Mist
Silver MistSilver MistSilver Mist
Silver Mist
Buckskin
BuckskinBuckskinBuckskin
Buckskin
EXTERIOR COLOR TEMPLATE:
Classic White
Black
Silver
Bright
Blue
Dark Green
Red
Dark Brown
Buckskin
INTERIOR COLOR TEMPLATE:
White
WhiteWhiteWhite
White
White
Dark Green
Dark GreenDark GreenDark Green
Dark Green
Bright Blue
Bright BlueBright BlueBright Blue
Bright Blue
Classic White
Classic WhiteClassic WhiteClassic White
Classic White
Red
RedRedRed
Red
Dark Brown
Dark BrownDark BrownDark Brown
Dark Brown
Blue-Green
Blue-Green
Blue-GreenBlue-GreenBlue-Green
Blue-Green
Black
BlackBlackBlack
Black
Orange Flame
Orange FlameOrange FlameOrange Flame
Orange Flame
Orange
Flame
Bright Yellow
Bright YellowBright YellowBright Yellow
Bright Yellow
Bright Yellow
Buckskin
Buckskin
BuckskinBuckskinBuckskin
Buckskin
Mahogany
Mahogany
MahoganyMahoganyMahogany
Mahogany
Firethorn
Firethorn
FirethornFirethornFirethorn
Firethorn
Standard Seats
Aluminum Wheel
RPO YJ8
Smoke
Grey
Smoked Grey
Smoked GreySmoked GreySmoked Grey
Smoked Grey
Dark Brown
Dark Brown
Dark BrownDark BrownDark Brown
Dark Brown
1976 Corvette Seats
Standard Wheels
1976 Corvette Wheels
Engine:
Order Code:
Engine Manufacturing Location
Type:
Number of Cylinders
Displacement (cid):
Fuel induction system:
Horsepower (net hp @ rpm):
Torque (net lbs.-ft. @ rpm)
Valves per cylinder:
Bore x stroke (in.):
Redline (rpm):
Compression ratio:
Valve Lifters
Total Dressed Engine Weight Dry:
Automatic
Manual
Firing Order:
Cylinder Number System;
Left Bank:
Right Bank:
Recommended Fuel:
EPA - Automatic Transmission
City (mpg):
Highway (mpg):
Max cruising range (miles):
EPA - Manual Transmission
City (mpg):
Highway (mpg):
Max cruising range (miles):
Standard
Flint, Michigan
90 degree V, Overhead Valve
8
350
4-Barrel Carburetor
180 @ 4,000
270 @ 2,400

4.00 x 3.48
---
8.5:1
Hydraulic

---
---
1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2

1-3-5-7
2-4-6-8
Premium

---
---
---

---
---
---
CORVETTE POWERTRAIN SPECIFICATIONS:
L82
Flint, Michigan
90 degree V, Overhead Valve
8
350
4-Barrel Carburetor
210 @ 5,200
255 @ 3,600

4.00 x 3.48
---
9.0:1
Hydraulic

---
---
1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2

1-3-5-7
2-4-6-8
Premium

---
---
---

---
---
---
TURBO HYDRA-MATIC AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION (RPO M40) GEAR RATIOS:

1st Gear:
2nd Gear:
3rd Gear:
Reverse:
MANUAL TRANSMISSION / GEAR RATIOS:

1st Gear:
2nd Gear:
3rd Gear:
4th Gear:
Reverse:
4-Speed (RPO M20)
2.64:1
1.75:1
1.34:1
1.00:1
2.55:1
Drive:
2.48:1
1.48:1
1.00:1
N/A
Manual Clutch:
  Type
  Effective plate load (lbs.)
  Total Affective Area (sq. in.)
Single dry disk, semi-centrifugal
2450 - 2750
123.7
4-Speed Close Ratio (RPO M21)
2.43:1
1.61:1
1.23:1
1.00:1
2.35:1
L2:
2.48:1
1.48:1
N/A
N/A
L1:
2.48:1
N/A
N/A
N/A
Reverse:
N/A
N/A
N/A
2.08
SUSPENSION - FRONT:
Type and Description:  Independent, SLA type, coil springs with center mounted shock absorbers, spherical joint steering knuckle pivots.

Front Stabilizer Bar:
  Type:
  Material:
  Diameter:
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:
  Material:
  Length, width, height:
Link
Hot rolled steel
.875
Variable rate 9-leaf
Chrome carbon steel
48.60 x 2.25 x 2.121
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS:
Wheelbase:
Overall Length:
Total Body Width:
Overall Height:
98.0 Inches
185.2 Inches
69.0 Inches
48.0 Inches
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Headroom:
Shoulder Room:
Hip Room:
Leg Room:
36.2 Inches
47.9 Inches
48.8 Inches
42.1 Inches
Coupe
Track Width, Front:
Track Width, Rear:
Min. Ground Clearance:
58.7 Inches
59.5 Inches
4.3 Inches
CAPACITIES:
Passenger Capacity:
Curb Weight w/ standard equipment (lbs.)
  Coupe
Interior Passenger Volume (cu.ft):
Luggage Compartment (cu.ft):
Fuel Capacity (gallons):
Engine Oil Capacity (qts.):

Coolant capacity with heater (qts.):
Battery:

Coefficient of Drag (cd):
Weight Dist. Front/Rear (%):

2 - Driver & Passenger

3,541
---
6.5
18
4.0 (capacity of crankcase less filter - refill)
4.5 (capacity of crankcase refill with filter change)
20.7
12 Volt, 78 Plates, 3,500 Watts for Standard
12 Volt, 90 Plates, 4,000 Watts for Heavy Duty
---
---
MANUAL STEERING:
Type:
Manual:
Power:
Steering Gear:
Manual:
Power:
Overall Ratio
Manual:
Power:
Wheel diameter (in.):
Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock:
Manual:
Power:
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.

16:1
16.1

20.2:1
17.6:1
15

3.4
2.92
37 ft. (outside front)
38.6 ft. (outside front)
BRAKES:
Type:
Standard:
J50:
Disk Diameter, front (in.):
Disk Diameter, rear (in.):
Swept Area (sq. in.):

Caliper Disk - 4 Wheel Dual Hydraulic with Pressure Differential and Warning Light
Delco Moraine, vacuum power unit; integral
11.75 x 1.25
11.75 x 1.25
249.14
WHEELS/TIRES:
Wheel Type:
Standard:
Optional:
Wheels, size:
Standard:
Optional:
Tire, size:
Standard:
         QRM:
QRZ:
Inflation (cold)
Front:
Rear:
Short-spoke spider, welded steel
Cast Aluminum

15" x 8.00
15" x 8.00

GR70 x 15B -- Blackwall Steel Belted Radial
GR70 x 15B -- White Stripe Steel Belted Radial
GR70 x 15B -- White Letter Steel Belted Radial

24
24
PERFORMANCE RESULTS:

4-Speed Transmission
Performance weight (lbs.)
Pounds/net horsepower
Pounds/cu.in. piston displacement
Net horsepower/cu.in. displacement
Power displacement (cu.ft./mile)
Displacement factor (cu.ft./mile)
0 - 60 mph (seconds)
Top Speed (mph)
Quarter Mile (secs @ mph)

Turbo Hydra-Matic Automatic Transmission
Performance weight (lbs.)
Pounds/net horsepower
Pounds/cu.in. piston displacement
Net horsepower/cu.in. displacement
Power displacement (cu.ft./mile)
Displacement factor (cu.ft./mile)
0 - 60 mph (seconds)
Top Speed (mph)
Quarter Mile (secs @ mph)

(1) - Road Test, June 1976
Base
3841
21.34
10.97
.514
258.61
132.62
---
---
---



3895
21.63
11.13
.514
237.06
123.47
---
---
---
L82
3845
18.31
10.98
.600
273.23
142.31
---
---
---



3899
18.57
11.14
.600
258.61
182.62
7.4 (1)
121 (1)
15.2 @ 92.4 (1)
1976 Corvette Coupes