1982 COrvette

1982 Corvette Performance & Specifications

Powertrain, Steering, Brakes, Dimensions, & Suspension

While the 1982 model would continue to carry forward traits from older-generation Corvettes – the 1982 Corvette was the last of a generation which dated its basic body structure to the 1968 model and its chassis back to 1963 – it would also continue to be a “test bed” for technology destined for the fourth-generation Corvette.

Read More: 1982 Chevrolet Corvette Research Center

1982 Corvette Specifications

1982 Corvette Main Specs

MODEL: 1982 Chevrolet Corvette
BODY STYLE: Two-door coupe, front engine, rear wheel drive
MANUFACTURING LOCATION: Bowling Green, Kentucky
CONSTRUCTION: Frame features a cross-member for transmission (with bolting assembly for transmission). The frame is all welded (full length), ladder constructed. The full frame includes four cross-members and is sealed with a corrosion resistant material. The body is constructed of a corrosion-resistant, steel-reinforced fiberglass. The front bumper features a honeycomb cushion system. The rear energy-absorbing bumper features twin hydraulic shock absorbers. The hood and doors are constructed of fiberglass and feature a double-panel construction method. The roof assembly features two removable roof panels.
VEHICLE NUMBERS (VIN):
1G1AY8786C5100001 – 1G1AY87865125408
ENGINE SUFFIX: ZBA: 350 CUBIC INCH, 200 HORSEPOWER, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ZBC: 350 CUBIC INCH, 200 HORSEPOWER, AUTOMATIC, CALIF. EMISSIONS, EARLY PRODUCTION
ZBN: 350 CUBIC INCH, 200 HORSEPOWER, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ENGINE BLOCK NUMBER: 14010207: ALL
HEAD NUMBER: 462624: ALL
TBI NUMBER: 17082052: REAR UNIT
17082053: FRONT UNIT
CARBURETOR NUMBERS: ROCHESTER Q-jet #17080204: 350 C.I., 190HP, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ROCHESTER Q-jet #17080207: 350 C.I., 190HP, MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ROCHESTER Q-jet #17080228: 350 C.I., 230HP, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ROCHESTER Q-jet #17080504, 17080517: 305 C.I., 180HP, AUTO. TRANS, CALIF. EMISSIONS
DISTRIBUTOR NUMBER: 1103479: ALL
ALTERNATOR NUMBER: 1101071, 1101075, 1103091, 1103103
AXLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER OJ: 2.87:1 RATIO, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
OK: 2.72:1 RATIO, MANUAL TRANSMISSION
PRODUCTION ENDING VEHICLE: OCT., 1981: 100564 FEB., 1982: 107287 JUN., 1982: 117686 OCT., 1982: 125408, NOV., 1981: 100590 MAR., 1982: 110060 JUL., 1982: 120227, DEC., 1981: 102647 APR., 1982: 112598 AUG., 1982: 121889,
JAN., 1982: 105004 MAY, 1982: 115020 SEP., 1982: 124433