1967 C2 Corvette

1967 Corvette Performance & Specifications

Powertrain, Steering, Brakes, Dimensions, & Suspension

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There were varying reports as to why General Motors decided to keep the current model around for one more year.  Some speculated that the launch of the C3 was intentionally delayed because Chevrolet had introduced the Camaro to its lineup in 1967. Although many critics and enthusiasts proclaimed that the 1967 Corvette Sting Ray would in fact be the first of an entirely new generation of Corvettes, it turned out that it would actually be the last – and most refined of the C2’s.

Read More: 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Research Center.

1967 Corvette Specifications

MODEL: 1967 Chevrolet Corvette
BODY STYLE: Two-door convertible/coupe, front-engine, rear-wheel drive
MANUFACTURING LOCATION: St. Louis, Missouri
CONSTRUCTION: Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP or “fiberglass”) body, all-welded, full length, ladder construction frame with 5 cross-members. Front section flat; rear section contoured over the rear axle. Side-rails and intermediate cross members box construction. Rear cross member “C” shaped; front cross member concave for engine clearance.
VEHICLE NUMBERS (VIN): 194377S100001 – 194377S122940
ENGINE SUFFIX: HE: 327 CUBIC INCH, 300 HP
HT: 327 CUBIC INCH, 350 HP, 4-BARREL CARB, HYDRAULIC LIFTERS
IL: 427 CUBIC INCH, 390 HP, 4-BARREL CARB, HYDRAULIC LIFTERS
IT: 427 CUBIC INCH, 430 HP, 4-BARREL CARBURETOR
JC: 427 CUBIC INCH, 400 HP, 3 x 2 BARREL CARB, HYDRAULIC LIFTERS
JT: 427 CUBIC INCH, 435 HP, 3 x 2 BARREL CARB, MECHANICAL LIFTERS
ENGINE BLOCK NUMBER: 3892657, 327 CUBIC INCH
3869942, 427 CUBIC INCH
3904351, 427 CUBIC INCH
3916321, 427 CUBIC INCH
HEAD NUMBER: 3890462, 327 CUBIC INCH, 300HP, 350HP
3904390, 427 CUBIC INCH, 390HP, 400HP
3904391, 427 CUBIC INCH, 435HP, IRON HEAD
3904392, 427 CUBIC INCH, 430HP, 435HP, ALUMINUM HEAD
3909802, 427 CUBIC INCH, 390HP, 400HP
3919840, 427 CUBIC INCH, 435HP, IRON HEAD
CARBURETOR NUMBERS: HOLLEY R3418A #3886091: 427 CUBIC INCH, 430HP
HOLLEY R3659A #3902353: 427 CUBIC INCH, 400HP, 435HP
HOLLEY R3660A #3902355: 427 CUBIC INCH, 400HP, 435HP
HOLLEY R3810A #3906631: 327 CUBIC INCH, 300HP, 350HP
HOLLEY R3814A #3906635: 327 CUBIC INCH, 300HP, 350HP
HOLLEY R3811A #3906633: 427 CUBIC INCH, 390HP
HOLLEY R3815A #3906637: 427 CUBIC INCH, 390HP
HOLLEY R3888A #3909872: 427 CUBIC INCH, 400HP
DISTRIBUTOR NUMBER: 1111117: 427 CUBIC INCH, 300HP, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
1111141: 427 CUBIC INCH, 390HP
1111157: 327 CUBIC INCH, 350HP, TRANSISTOR IGNITION
1111194: 327 CUBIC INCH, 300HP, MANUAL TRANSMISSION
1111196: 327 CUBIC INCH, 350HP
1111240: 427 CUBIC INCH, 430HP
1111247: 427 CUBIC INCH, 390HP, 400HP
1111248: 427 CUBIC INCH, 390HP, 400HP, TRANSISTOR IGNITION
1111258: 427 CUBIC INCH, 435HP, TRANSISTOR IGNITION
1111294: 427 CUBIC INCH, 390HP, 400HP, TRANSISTOR IGNITION
ALTERNATOR NUMBER: 1100693: 327 CUBIC INCH, 427 CUBIC INCH
1100694: 327 CUBIC INCH, 427 CUBIC INCH, AIR CONDITIONING
1100696: 327 CUBIC INCH, 427 CUBIC INCH, TRANSISTOR IGNITION
1100750: 327 CUBIC INCH, 427 CUBIC INCH, AIR CON, TRANSISTOR IGNITION
AXLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER AK: 3.36:1 RATIO
AS: 3.70:1 RATIO
POSITRACTION AXLE:
AL: 3.08:1 RATIO
AM: 3.36:1 RATIO
AN: 3.55:1 RATIO
AO: 3.70:1 RATIO
AP: 4.11:1 RATIO
PRODUCTION ENDING VEHICLE: SEP. 1966: 102110, OCT. 1966: 102685, NOV. 1966: 104981, DEC. 1966:107110, JAN. 1967: 109465, FEB. 1967: 112264, MAR. 1967: 115316, APR. 1967: 117395, MAY 1967: 119747, JUN. 1967: 122214, JUL. 1967: 122940

1967 Corvette Powertrain Specifications

Order Code Standard L79 L36
Manufacturing Location Flint, Michigan Flint, Michigan Flint, Michigan
Type 90 degree V, Valve-In-Head 90 degree V, Valve-In-Head 90 degree V, Valve-In-Head
Cylinders 8 8 8
Displacement (cid) 327 327 427
Fuel Induction System Carburetor Carburetor Carburetor
Horsepower 300 @ 5,000 350 @ 5,800 390 @ 5,400
Torque 360 @ 3,200 360 @ 3,600 460 @ 3,600
Bore x Stroke (in.) 4.00 x 3.26 4.00 x 3.26 4.251 x 3.76
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 11.0:1 10.25:1
Firing Order 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2
Cylinder Number System (Left) 1-3-5-7 1-3-5-7 1-3-5-7
Cylinder Number System (Right) 2-4-6-8 2-4-6-8 2-4-6-8
Recommended Fuel Premium Premium Premium
Order Code L68 L71  L88
Manufacturing Location Flint, Michigan Flint, Michigan Flint, Michigan
Type 90 degree V, Valve-In-Head 90 degree V, Valve-In-Head 90 degree V, Valve-In-Head
Cylinders 8 8 8
Displacement (cid) 427 427 427
Fuel Induction System Carburetor Carburetor Carburetor
Horsepower 400 @ 5,400 435 @ 5,800 430 @ 5,200
Torque 400 @ 3,600 460 @ 4,000 460 @ 4,000
Bore x Stroke (in.) 4.251 x 3.76 4.251 x 3.76 4.251 x 3.76
Compression Ratio 10.25:1 11.0:1 12.5:1
Firing Order 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2
Cylinder Number System (Left) 1-3-5-7 1-3-5-7 1-3-5-7
Cylinder Number System (Right) 2-4-6-8 2-4-6-8 2-4-6-8
Recommended Fuel Premium Premium 103 RON Minimum

1967 Corvette Manual Transmission/Gear Ratios

Manual Transmission

Gear Ratios  3-Speed
4-Speed (RPO M20)
4-Speed Close Ratio (RPO M21)
4-Speed Heavy Duty (RPO M22)
1st Gear:
2.54:1
2.52:1
2.20:1
2.20:1
2nd Gear:
1.50:1
1.88:1
1.64:1
1.64:1
3rd Gear:
1.00:1
1.46:1
1.27:1
1.27:1
4th Gear:
N/A
1.00:1
1.00:1
1.00:1
Reverse:
2.63:1
2.59:1
2.26:1
2.26:1

Clutch

Clutch Stats
Type Chevrolet, single disk, dry plate, centrifugally assisted
Spring Pressure (lbs) 2100 – 2300 Std. and L79 (2450 – 2750 with RPO L36 and L68) (2600 – 2800 with RPO L71)
Lining area (sq. in.) 123.70

Powerglide Automatic Transmission RPO M35/ Gear Ratios

Drive 1.76 to 1.00:1
Low 1.76:1
Reverse 1.76:1

1967 Corvette Wheels, Suspension & Brakes

Suspension – Front

Type and Description: Independent coil spring spherical joint suspension with concentric springs and shock absorbers between upper and lower control arms. Built-in anti-dive control and rubber-bushed link-type stabilizer bar. Quiet, low-friction non-metallic spherical joint liners. Spherical joints protected by special positive-sealing formed-rubber boots.

Front Coil Springs
Make & Type Right-hand Helix Variable rate
Material AISI A-5160, heat-treated
Part Number 3851100, 3888250
Spring Rate (lb. per in.) 195 lb. per in.
Rate at Wheel (lb. per in.) 80 lb. per in.
Design Load 1340 lb. @ 9.98 in.
Front Shock Absorbers
Make & Type Direct, double-acting, hydraulic; freon filled envelope in reservoir
Piston diameter 1.00
Piston travel 5.25
Front Stabilizer Bar
Type Link
Material Hot rolled steel
Diameter .750 with 327ci engine, .875 with 427ci engine

Suspension – Back

Type and Description: Independent rear suspension with frame-mounted differential unit, double universal jointed tubular axles, and transverse multi-leaf spring. Differential carrier is mounted to frame by rubber-isolated with hardened and tempered chrome carbon steel leaves bolts solidly to differential carrier and attaches to radius arms with rubber-isolated floating rods. Suspension design permits to function as springing member only. Lateral and longitudinal forces imposed by braking, acceleration, and cornering are absorbed by frame-mounted fixed differential and suspension control arms.
Rear Leaf Springs
Number of Leaves 9
Material Chrome carbon steel
Length, width, height 46.36 x 2.25 x 2.121
Rear Shock Absorbers:
Type Direct, double-acting, hydraulic; freon filled envelope in reservoir
Piston Diameter 1.00
Rear Strut
Material Forged Steel
Diameter 0.75

Brakes

Brake Specs
Type:
– Standard Caliper Disk – 4 Wheel Hydraulic
– J50 Vacuum Assisted Powered Brakes
Drum diameter, front (in.): 11.75
Drum diameter, rear (in.): 11.75
Swept Drum Area Effective area: 461.2

Wheels & Tires

Wheels & Tires Specs
Wheel Type:
– Standard Short spoke spider, welded steel
– N89 Ribbed integral casting, aluminum
Wheels, size:
– Standard 15″ x 6JK
– N89 15″ x 6L
Tire, size:
– Standard 7.75 x 15 — 4 PR. 4-Ply Tubeless Rayon
– P92 7.75 x 15 — 4 PR. 4-Ply Whitewall Rayon
– QB1 7.75 x 15 — 4 PR. 4-Ply Red Stripe Nylon
Inflation (cold)
– Front 24 lbs.
– Rear 24 lbs.

Steering

Steering Specs
Type Semi-reversible, recirculating ball and nut steering gear with three-inch axial column adjustment; two-location steering arm-tie rod connection for street and fast ratio. Telescoping shaft steering available optionally.
Make Saginaw
Ratio (Gear) 16.0:1
Wheel Diameter (in.) 16
Turns, Stop to Stop
– Standard 3.4
– Power 2.92
Turning Diameter 39.9 ft. (outside front), 41.6 ft. (outside front)

1966 C2 Corvette

 

1967 Corvette Exterior Dimensions

Hard Top Dimensions

1967 Corvette Dimensions - Hard Top

Exterior Dimensions (Hardtop) Interior Dimensions (Hardtop)
Wheelbase: 98.0 Inches Headroom: 37.2 Inches
Overall Length: 175.1 Inches Shoulder Room: 48.4 Inches
Total Body Width: 69.6 Inches Hip Room: 46.9 Inches
Overall Height: 49.8 Inches Leg Room: 42.7 Inches
Front Track Width: 57.6 Inches
Rear Track Width: 58.3 Inches
Min. Ground Clearance 5.0 Inches

Soft Top Dimensions

1967 Corvette Dimensions - Soft Top

Exterior Dimensions (Soft Top) Interior Dimensions (Soft Top)
Wheelbase: 98.0 Inches Headroom: 38.5 Inches
Overall Length: 175.1 Inches Shoulder Room: 48.4 Inches
Total Body Width: 69.6 Inches Hip Room: 46.9 Inches
Overall Height: 49.8 Inches Leg Room: 42.7 Inches
Front Track Width: 57.6 Inches
Rear Track Width: 58.3 Inches
Min. Ground Clearance 5.0 Inches

Coupe Dimensions

1967 Corvette Dimensions - Coupe

Exterior Dimensions (Coupe) Interior Dimensions (Coupe)
Wheelbase: 98.0 Inches Headroom: 37.0 Inches
Overall Length: 175.1 Inches Shoulder Room: 48.4 Inches
Total Body Width: 69.6 Inches Hip Room: 46.9 Inches
Overall Height: 49.6 Inches Leg Room: 42.7 Inches
Front Track Width: 56.8 Inches
Rear Track Width: 57.6 Inches
Min. Ground Clearance 5.0 Inches

Capacities

Capacities
Passenger Capacity 2 – Driver & Passenger
Curb Weight (lbs) 3,175
– Convertible 3,183
– Convertible (with hardtop) 3,155
Interior Passenger Volume (cu. ft)
Interior Trunk Volume (cu. ft)
– Convertible 8.1 (Total volume 15.3)
– Coupe 10.6 (Total Volume 19.1)
Fuel Capacity (gallons): 20 (36 with RPO N03)
Engine Oil Capacity (qts.): 5 (capacity of carnkcase less filter – refill)
Coolant capacity without heater (qts.) 15.0 for Std. and L79 (22.0 with L36, L68, and L71)
Battery: 12 volt, 61AH

1967 C2 Corvette

1967 Corvette Performance Results

Performance Results Standard
3-Speed Transmission
Performance weight (lbs.) 3456
Pounds/gross horsepower 11.32
Pounds/cu.in. piston displacement 10.37
 Gross horsepower/cu.in. displacement .917
 Power displacement (cu.ft./mile) 241.30
Displacement factor (cu.ft./mile) 139.64
 0 – 60 mph (seconds)
 Top Speed (mph)

 

Performance Results  Standard L79 L36 L68 L71
4-Speed Transmission
 Performance weight (lbs.) 3451 3451 3626 3626 3626
 Pounds/gross horsepower 11.50 9.86 9.30 9.07 8.34
 Pounds/cu.in. piston displacement 10.55 10.55 8.49 8.49 8.49
 Gross horsepower/cu.in. displacement .917 1.070 .913 .937 1.019
 Power displacement (cu.ft./mile) 241.30 241.30 288.83 288.83 332.91
 Displacement factor (cu.ft./mile)1 139.88 139.88 159.31 159.31 83.62
 0 – 60 mph (seconds) 7.8 5.0
 Top Speed (mph) 121 150

 

Performance Results Standard L36 L68
Powerglide Automatic Transmission
Performance weight (lbs.) 3457 3632 3632
Pounds/gross horsepower 11.52 9.31 9.08
Pounds/cu.in. piston displacement 10.57 8.51 8.51
 Gross horsepower/cu.in. displacement .917 .913 .937
 Power displacement (cu.ft./mile)31 241.30 315.09 315.09
Displacement factor (cu.ft./mile) 139.64 173.51 173.51
 0 – 60 mph (seconds)
 Top Speed (mph)