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Below are codes found on KNOWN Chevelles and how they are equipped. Not all codes (such as engine type/size) are known but as more information becomes available it will be updated. Where there is a single dot ( . ) in the value and nothing in the Comment column it means not equipped. Additional codes for items such as shocks, instrument panel, etc are also shown in the Comment column.
Last update: 11/15/2015

Line Box Desc. Modifier Value Comment
1   PROD. DATE   0822 08-August; 22-22th day
    SEQUENCE   175 Internal tracking number runs from 001...999
then begins over again with 001.
    SERIAL NUMBER   100135 Last six (6) digits of VIN
    KEY NUMBERS IGNITION
COMPART
x'd out
x'd out
Ignition Key code
Door/trunk/glove compartment
    IDENT. NUMBER   103174 Fisher Body assigned number for the body.
    TRIM   K Interior trim letter matches letter found on POP *
* (Note there is no K code on a 1968 POP)
 
BODY COLOR LOWER
UPPER
N
N
Lower body paint code
Upper body paint code
  1
2
3
TRANS TYPE P
C
A
P is Powerglide 2-speed automatic
4 is manual 4-speed
C is for column shift
F is for floor shift
A is for bench seat
B is for bucket seat
  4
5
ENGINE CYL
OPT
8
.
8 is V8 engine
. none - indicates base 307-2 engine
P is for 327 4-bbl L79
2          
  6        
    MODEL   13637 Malibu sport coupe
  7 HEAT   .  
  8 SPEC BODY   .  
  9 RRDEF   . . none
# - equipped
  10 LUG CARR   .  
  11   DUST DEF .  
  12     .  
  13   BRKS .  
  14 BMP GD F .  
  15   R .  
  16 TRANS IGN   .  
  17     .  
  18 SUPER SHOCK   .  
19 POS-AXLE . . - not equipped
# - equipped
  20 SPEED WARNING   .  
  21
22
23
24
25
    .
.
.
.
.
.
not used
3 27 I/P HARN   VC VB - VC - VD - VJ
  29 SEAT SEP. HARN.   .. .. - not equipped
  30 G/BOX LAMP   # . - not equipped - # - equipped
  31 A/TRAY LAMP   . . - not equipped - # - equipped
  33 CLUSTER   JB JA - manual shift, clock
JB - Powerglide auto shift pattern, clock
  35 CRTSY. LAMP   . # - equipped | . - not equipped
  36 TACH.   . . - not equipped
  37 CLOCK   R R - equipped | . - not equipped
  38 GAGE   . . - not equipped
  39 SEAT CONSOLE   .. .. - not equipped
CA - equipped
  40     .  
  41     .  
  42 HOT WIRE   .  
  43 CRUISE CONT.   . . - not equipped
  44 SPEEDO CABLE   C C - Powerglide
E - Manual
  45 O/S MIRROR   . . - not equipped
  46     .  
  47 FLR MAT F . .  - not equipped
  48 FLR MAT R . . - not equipped
  49 xxx MAT   , . - not equipped
  50     .  
4 52 REAR SHOCKS   L. M
  53     .  
  55 STRG WHEEL   DA LA - 300 Deluxe series
DA - Malibu series
  57 STRG COLUMN   TE TE - Automatic w/gear selector
TG - Manual w/floor shift
  57 STRG GEAR   A  
  59     .  
  60     .  
  62 BRAKE CYL   RC  
  63     .  
  65 AIR CLEANER   CJ
72
307 2-bbl
327-4 L79
  68 BATTERY   R69  
  69
70
HORN TONE
QTY
.
2
 
  71 VOLT. REG   A  
  73 FWD LP. HARN.   VM  
  74 LAMP INTERIOR   .  
  75 HOOD LAMP   .  
  76 HEAD LAMP   .  
  77     .  
5 78 RADIO TYPE P P - AM | . - not ordered | AM/FM unknown
  79   SPKR. 2 Designates how many speakers from 1 to 5
  80   TAPE . # - equipped | . - not equipped
  81   ANT. A A - right front fender | . - not equipped
  82
83
84
85
86
FENDER PIERCING



  X
F
.
.
.
XF - Malibu
XC - 300 Deluxe
  87 EMBLEM   A
D

Malibu
  88     .  
  90 EXT MLDG FNDR T  
  91   WHL .  
  92   DOOR #  
93 HD RAD .
  94 FAN SHROUD   J
K
307 2-bbl
327 4-bbl (L79)
  95 RADIATOR   VC
SH
307 2-bbl automatic
327 4-bbl manual
  98
100
RAD. HOSES INLET
OUTLET
KU
KV
RA
KX
307 2-bbl

327 4-bbl (L79)
  101     .  
  102 TRUNK LAMP   . . equipped
  103 EXP PREP   .  
6 104     .  
  105     A  
  106     A  
  108 WHEEL DISC   BJ  
  109
111
WHEELS   COLOR
SIZE
A - black
XC
  112 TIRE BRAND   .  
  113 HIGHWAY
(OR COPO FRONT) TIRES
QTY
SIZE
5
735
F70
14
5 is quantity
735 is aspect ratio
F70 is aspect ratio
14 is wheel size
  115   RTD
PLY
xxx
W/W
R
TUBE
4 4 ply rating
2 ply
.
White Wall
Red line
.
  116   SPEC .  
  117
119
SPECIAL REAR TIRES QTY
SIZE
RTD
PLY
xxx
W/W
TUBE
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
 
  120   SPEC .  
7   ZONE   61 Dealer Zone Number
    DEALER   347 Dealer assigned number
    ORDER NO.   00149 Dealer's order number for the car
    F&SO OR COPO NUMBER      
    ORDER RECEIVED AT PLANT DATE   0724