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1970 Chevrolet Corvette VIN Numbers

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VIN Range 194370S400001 – 194370S417316
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
0 (Sixth Digit) Model Year.  0 – 1970
S (Seventh Digit) Vehicle Assembly Location. S – St. Louis, Missouri
4XXXXX (Seventh thru Twelfth Digits) Plant Sequence Numbers.
The last six digits begin at 400001 and run thru 417316, accounting for all 17,316 Corvette Coupes/Convertibles built in 1970. Each Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is unique to an individual car.

1970 Corvette Vehicle Serial Number Plate

For all 1970 Corvettes, the location of the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is stamped on a plate attached to the left front body hinge pillar. (See Figure 1 below.)

1970 Corvette Vin Plate Location
1970 Corvette Vin Plate Location

1970 Corvette Body Number & Point Plate

Location:
  • On the driver’s side upper left-hand door hinge pillar.

Example:

1970 Corvette Body Number & Point Plate

  • A01 – Body build date code.
    • A – Designates the Month (See Chart Below).
      • A – Jan., 1970., B – Feb., 1970., C – Mar., 1970., D – Apr., 1970., E – May, 1970., F – Jun., 1970., G – Jul., 1970
      • 01 – Designates the Day of the Month.
  • 400 – Interior Trim code. 400 – Black (Vinyl)
  • 972 – Exterior Color Code. 972 – Classic White

1970 Corvette Engine Identification & Engine Number

  • Location:
    • All engines are stamped on the top front of the right-hand bank of cylinder and case.
  • Engine Identification Example:  V0127CTJ
    • V – 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.
    • CTJ – Type Designation. CTJ – 350ci 350hp, 3 or 4 speed manual transmission.
  • Engine Number Example:  70S400001
    • 7 – Model. 7 – Corvette
    • 0 – Model year. 0 – 1970
    • S – Assembly Plant Designation. S – St. Louis
    • 400001 – VIN Sequential Serial Number

1970 Corvette Transmission Identification & Transmission Number

  • Location(s):
    • 3 & 4-Speed Manual (Saginaw) – Stamped on right-hand side of case in the upper forward corner.
    • 4-Speed (Muncie) – Stamped on the top right-hand side of the case.
    • Turbo Hydra-matic Automatic – Name plate tag on right-hand side of case.
  • Transmission Identification Example:
    • POE13A
      • P – Type Designation.
      • P – Muncie
      • 0 – Year. 0 – 1970
      • E13A – Production Month and Date.
        • E – Designates Month (See Chart Below.)
          • A – Jan., B – Feb., C – Mar., D – Apr., E – May, F – June, G – July
          • 13 – Designates Day of the month.
          • A – M20, or B – M21
    • Transmission Number Example:  70S400001
      • 7 – Model. 7 – Corvette
      • 0 – Model year. 0 – 1970
      • S – Assembly Plant Designation. S – St. Louis
      • 400001 – VIN Sequential Serial Number

1970 Corvette