Corvette 1997-2005



The engine code is represented by the eighth character in the VIN and identifies the engine type, displacement, fuel system and manufacturing division.

The engine identification code is stamped onto the engine block on the left rear of the engine. This code supplies information about the manufacturing plant location and time of manufacture. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is located on the left side rear of the engine block (1) and is typically a 9 digit number stamped or laser-etched onto the engine at the vehicle assembly plant.

The first digit identifies the division.
The second digit identifies the model year.
The third digit identifies the assembly plant.
The fourth through ninth digits are the last 6 digits of the VIN.

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Fig. Engine identification number location