|VIN Range||1G1YY2380L5100001 – 1G1YY2380L5120597 (Corvette Coupe & Convertible)
1G1YZ23J6L5800001 – 1G1YZ23J6L5803049 (ZR-1 Corvette)
|1 (First Digit)||1 – United States|
|G (Second Digit)||Manufacturer. G – General Motors|
|1 (Third Digit)||Manufacturer Division. 1 – Chevrolet|
|YY/YZ(ZR-1)||Make of Car. YY – Corvette Coupe/Convertible. YZ – ZR-1 Corvette (Coupe Only)|
|2/3 (Sixth Digit)||2 – Two Door Hatchback Coupe, 3 – Two Door Convertible|
|3 (Seventh Digit)||Type of Restraint System. 3 – Passive Restraint System.|
|8/J (ZR-1)||Type of Engine. 8 – L98: 5.7 Liter, 350CI Engine with Tuned-Port Injection. J – LT5: 5.7 Liter, 350CI, 32 Valve Engine with Tuned-Port Injection|
|0/6 (ZR-1)||Check Digit.|
|L (Tenth Digit)||The Model Year. J – 1990|
|5 (Eleventh Digit)||Location of the Assembly Plant. 5 – Bowling Green, Kentucky|
|1XXXXX (Twelfth thru Seventeenth Digits)||Production Sequence Numbers.|
The last six digits begin at 100001 and run thru 120597, accounting for each of the 20,597 Corvette Coupes/Convertibles built in 1990. Additionally, the last six digits of the ZR-1 VIN begin at 800001 and run thru 803049, accounting for each of the 3,049 ZR-1 Corvette Coupes built in 1990. Each Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is unique to an individual car.
For all 1990 Corvettes, the Vehicle Identification Number was stamped on a plate on the inner vertical surface of the left windshield pillar visible through the windshield.
Used to calculate the characters in the serial number and gives it a single digit code that can be used to verify the serial number is legitimate. (Note: The Check digit number varies depending on each specific VIN number.)