Price
$26,900
Engine Size
350ci
Transmission Type
4 Speed Manual
Body Style
Coupe
Miles
54,465
Vin
194371S105889
Stock
105889

Engine

Engine Type
Gasoline
Engine Size
350ci

Body

Body Color
Nevada Silver (905)
Body Style
Coupe
Doors
2

Basic

Year
1971
Make
Chevrolet
Model
Corvette Stingray
Miles
54,465

Interior

Interior Color
Black Leather (403)

 

exterior color code
905 Nevada Silver
interior color code
403 Black Leather

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

rpo code description
19437 Corvette Sport Coupe
--- Factory "Custom" Interior Trim
M20 4-Speed Manual Transmission
N37 Tilt-Telescopic Steering Column
PU9 White Letter Tires
U69 AM-FM Radio
item number description*
VIN 194371S105889 The first digit, "1," indicated the Chevrolet division of GM. The "94" is the series, Stingray V8 Corvette. The "37" is the body style, sport coupe. The sixth digit, "1," indicates the model year, 1971. The "S" is the plant where the car was produced, St. Louis. The last five digits are a sequence number so this is the 5,889th Corvette made for 1971.
Body Build Date F08 "F" corresponds to January, and the "08" is the eighth day of the month meaning this Corvette's body build date is January 8, 1971.
Engine Code V1216 "V" means the engine was build in the Flint, MI plant.  The "12" is the twelfth month of year and the "16" is the sixteenth day of the month meaning the engine was assembled on December 16, 1971.  This is correct as it precedes the build date of the car.
Suffix Code CJL This means the motor was intended for a 350ci 270hp Corvette with a manual transmission, which is correct for this car.
Engine VIN Stamping 105889 The last 6 digits of the car's VIN, 105889, are stamped on the engine pad and pictured in this ad meaning this engine is original to this car.
Engine Block Casting Number 3970010 The engine block has a correct 3790010 casting number a small block 1971 Corvette.
Engine Block Casting Date L 11 0 "L" is December, "11" is the eleventh day of the month, and the "0" is the last digit of the calendar year so the engine block was cast on December 11, 1970. Which is correct as it predates the assembly date of the engine.
Radiator 3155316 The radiator has the correct 3155316 part number stamped onto the top.
Radiator Date Code 70M The "70" is the year 1970, the "M" is the month, December, so this radiator is dated from December of 1970.
Distributor 1112050 The distributor is correct with 1112050 stamped on the metal band.
Distributor Date Code 0J3 The "0" is the last digit of the calendar year, the "J" is September, and the "3" is third day of the month so this distributor is dated September 3, 1970 which is correct as it predates the assembly date of the engine.
Intake Manifold Casting Number 3973469 The cast iron intake manifold has a correct 3973469 casting number a small block 1971 Corvette.
Intake Manifold Casting Date L 11 0 "L" is December, "11" is the eleventh day of the month, and the "0" is the last digit of the calendar year so the intake manifold was cast on December 11, 1970. Which is correct as it predates the assembly date of the engine.
Carburetor 7041213 This carburetor has the correct stamping for a 1971 small block Corvette. The "70" is a code used on all Rochester carbs from 1965-1975. The third digit, "4," indicates it was made in the 1970 to 1975 production run. The fourth digit, "1," is the model year, 1971. The fifth digit, "2," indicates that it is a 4BBL Quadrajet carb. The sixth digit, "1," means is was built for the Chevrolet division of GM. The last digit, "3," means it was intended for use with a manual transmission such as this car.
Carburetor Date Code 3410 The carburetor date codes for the 1971 model year start from January 1, 1970 so "341" is the 341st day since Jan 1, 1970. The "0" is the last digit of the calendar year so this carburetor is dated December 6, 1970.
Exhaust Manifold Left 3846559 The left exhaust manifold has the correct 3846559 casting number for a 1971 Corvette with a small block engine.
Exhaust Manifold Right 3989036 The right exhaust manifold has the correct 3989036 casting number for a 1971 Corvette with a small block engine.
Transmission Main Case Casting Number 3925661 The main case of the transmission has the correct 3925661 casting number.
Transmission Tail Housing Casting Number 3978764 The tail housing of the transmission has the correct 3978764 casting number.
Transmission Side Cover Casting Number 3922648 The side cover of the transmission has the correct 3952648 casting number.
Transmission Date Code P1T18A The "P" indicates that this is a Muncie transmission. The "1" indicates the model year, 1971. The "T" is the twelfth month of the year, the "18" is the eighteenth day of the month, and the "A" is the gear ratio. So this is a Muncie wide ratio 4-Speed transmission that was assembled on December 18, 1970.
Transmission VIN Stamping 105889 The last 6 digits of the car's VIN, 105889, are stamped on the main case of the transmission and pictured in this ad meaning this transmission is original to this car.
Clutch Housing 3899621 The clutch housing is correct with a 3899621 casting number.
Starter 1108338 The starter is original and correct for a 1971 Corvette tat has a manual transmission with 1108338 stamped on the housing.
Starter Date Code 0M11 The "0" is the last digit of the calendar year, the "M" is December, and the "11" is eleventh day of the month so this starter is dated December 11, 1970 which is correct as it predates the assembly date of the engine.
Expansion Tank 3016340 This expansion tank has a correct 3016340 stamping for a 1971 Corvette.
Expansion Tank Date Code 70J The "70" is the year 1970, the "J" is the month, September, so this expansion tank is dated from September 1970.
Windshield VT The "V" is December and the "T" is 1970 so the windshield is original, made in December of 1970. This is correct as it predates the build date of the car.
Driver's Window VT The "V" is December and the "T" is 1970 so this window is original, made in December of 1970. This is correct as it predates the build date of the car.
Passenger Window VT The "V" is December and the "T" is 1970 so this window is original, made in December of 1970. This is correct as it predates the build date of the car.
Rear Window AT The "A" is September and the "T" is 1970 so this window is original, made in September of 1970. This is correct as it predates the build date of the car.
Left Front Wheel K 1 0 8 25 AZ "K" means the wheels are original Kelsey-Hayes as they should be, "1" means they were made at the Romulus, MI plant, and "0" means they were made in 1970. The "8" is the eighth month of the year, the "25" is the twenty-fifth day of the month, and "AZ" is a code that was used on Corvette rally wheels in 1971. This rim is dated August 25, 1970.
Right Front Wheel K 1 0 8 27 AZ "K" means the wheels are original Kelsey-Hayes as they should be, "1" means they were made at the Romulus, MI plant, and "0" means they were made in 1970. The "8" is the eighth month of the year, the "27" is the twenty-seventh day of the month, and "AZ" is a code that was used on Corvette rally wheels in 1971. This rim is dated August 27, 1970.
Left Rear Wheel K 1 0 8 25 AZ "K" means the wheels are original Kelsey-Hayes as they should be, "1" means they were made at the Romulus, MI plant, and "0" means they were made in 1970. The "8" is the eighth month of the year, the "25" is the twenty-fifth day of the month, and "AZ" is a code that was used on Corvette rally wheels in 1971. This rim is dated August 25, 1970.
Right Rear Wheel K 1 0 8 25 AZ "K" means the wheels are original Kelsey-Hayes as they should be, "1" means they were made at the Romulus, MI plant, and "0" means they were made in 1970. The "8" is the eighth month of the year, the "25" is the twenty-fifth day of the month, and "AZ" is a code that was used on Corvette rally wheels in 1971. This rim is dated August 25, 1970.
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