Restoring your Chevrolet to original factory specifications? You'll find the casting numbers that correspond to your car's Vehicle Identification Number. With this correct information you will avoid buying - and being sold - the wrong parts.


 

55 Chevy ID Numbers
VEHICLE INDENTIFICATION NUMBER
Located on the plate on the left front door hinge pillar post. The 8cylinder vehicles have a "V" preceding the first digit.
FIRST DIGIT: Identifies the series and model
CODE  MODEL - SERIES
One-Fifty, 6cyl  - 1500
VB  One-Fifty, 8cyl  - 1500
Two-Ten, 6-cyl - 2100
VB Two-Ten, 8-cyl - 2100
Bel Air, 6-cyl  - 2400
VC Bel Air, 8-cyl  - 2400
D Sedan delivery, 6-cyl - 1508
Corvette, 6cyl - 2934
VE Corvette, 8cyl - 2934
SECOND AND THIRD DIGITS: Identify the model year -1955
FOURTH DIGIT: Identifies the assembly plant
CODE ASSEMBLY PLANT
A Atlanta, GA 
B Baltimore, MD 
F Flint, MI 
J Janesville, WI 
K Kansas City, MO 
L Los Angeles, CA 
O Oakland, CA 
S St Louis, MO 
T Tarrytown, NY 
N Norwood, OH 
LAST SIX DIGITS: Represent the basic production number
BODY NUMBER PLATE
Located on the right hand side of the cowl.
THE STYLE NUMBER indicates the model and body style.
BEL AIR 
CODE BODY STYLE 
1011D  2-Dr. sedan 
1019D 4-Dr. sedan
1037D Sport coupe 
1062DF  Station wagon (Beauville)
1064DF Station wagon (Nomad)
1067D Convertible 
ONE-FIFTY
CODE BODY STYLE
1211 2-Dr. sedan
1211B Utility sedan
1219 4-Dr. sedan
1263F Station wagon (Handyman)
1271 Sedan delivery
TWO-TEN
CODE BODY STYLE
1011 2-Dr. sedan 
1019 4-Dr. sedan 
1011A Club coupe 
1037 Sport coupe 
1062F  Station wagon (Townsman) 
1063F Station wagon (Handyman) 
CORVETTE
CODE BODY STYLE
2934 2-Dr.
THE BODY NUMBER is the production serial number of the body.
THE COLOR CODE indicates the paint color used on the car.
SINGLE COLORS
CODE COLOR 
585 Onyx Black
586 Sea Mist Green 
587 Neptune Green
588 Skyline Blue
589 Glacier Blue
590 Copper Maroon
591 Shoreline Beige
592 Autumn Bronze
593 India Ivory 
594 Shadow Gray
596 Gypsy Red
598 Regal Turquoise
626 Coral
630 Harvest Gold
683 Cashmere Blue 
* Polo White 
* Harvest Gold
* Gypsy Red
* Corvette Copper
*Corvette
TWO-TONE COLORS
CODE COLOR 
599 Sea Mist Green/Neptune Green 
600 Skyline Blue/Glacier Blue
601 Neptune Green/Shoreline Beige
602 India Ivory/Skyline Blue 
603 Autumn Bronze/Shoreline Beige
604 Neptune Green/Sea Mist Green 
605 India Ivory/Sea Mist Green
606 Shoreline Beige/Autumn Bronze
607 Glacier Blue/Shoreline Beige
608 India Ivory/Onyx Black....
610 Glacier Blue/Skyline Blue
612 India Ivory/Regal Turquoise
613 Shoreline Beige/Neptune Green
614 Shoreline Beige/Glacier Blue
615 Shoreline Beige/Gypsy Red
617 India Ivory/Gypsy Red
624 India Ivory/Shadow Gray 
627 Shadow Gray/Coral
628 Onyx Black/India Ivory
629 India Ivory/Coral
631 India Ivory/Harvest Gold
682 India Ivory/Cashmere Blue
684 India Ivory/Navajo Tan
685 India Ivory/Dusk Rose
THE TRIM CODE indicates the key to the trim color and material for each model series.
CODE COLOR
500 Gray
547 Gray/Black
506 Blue/Beige
507 Green/Beige
508 Black/ivory
503 Blue
504 Green
505 Tan/Brown
509 Blue
510 Green
511 Brown/Beige
513 Turquoise/ivory
531 Gray/Coral
549 Gray/ivory
525 Red/Beige
526 Green
527 Blue
528 Brown/Beige
533 Gray/Coral
537 Truquoise/lvory
551 Gray/ivory
519 Beige/Blue
520 Beige/Green
521 Beige/Red
522 Beige/Turquoise
532 Gray/Coral
550 Gray/Ivory
514 Blue/Beige
515 Green
516 Brown/Beige
517 Beige
518 Beige/Blue
502,501 Straw/Brown
524 Green