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.


 

56 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
VD Sedan delivery, 8-cyl - 1508
VE Corvette, 8cyl - 2934
SECOND AND THIRD DIGITS: Identify the model year -1956
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
1039D Sport sedan 
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 
1039 Sport sedan
1062F  Station wagon (Townsman) 
1062FC Station wagon (Beuaville)
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 
687 Onyx Black
688 Pinecrest Green 
690 Sherwood Green
691 Nassau Blue
692 Harbor Blue
693 Dusk Plum
694 India Ivory
695 Crocus Yellow
697 Matador Red 
698 Twilight Turquoise
749 Tropical Turquoise
750 Calypso Cream
752 Inca Silver
* Onyx Black/Silver Panel
* Aztec Copper/Beige Panel 
* Cascade Green/Beige Panel 
* Artic Blue/Silver Panel
* Venetian Red/Beige Panel 
* Polo White/Imperial Ivory Panel
*Corvette
TWO-TONE COLORS
CODE COLOR 
696 Crocus Yellow/Onyx Black 
700 Sierra Gold/Adobe Beige
701 India Ivory/Onyx Black.
702 Sherwood Green/Pinecrest Green
703 Harbor Blue/Nassau Blue
705 India Ivory/Pinecrest Green
706 India Ivory/Sherwood Green
707 India Ivory/Nassau Blue
708 India Ivory/Dusk Plum
710 India Ivory/Twilight Turquoise
711 India Ivory/Matador Red
715 Matador Red/Dune Beige 
717 Crocud Yellow/Laurel Green
721 India Ivory/Dawn Gray
754 India Ivory/Tropical Turquoise
755 Calypso Cream/Onyx Black
756 Grecian Gold/Calypso Cream
757 Inca Silver/Imperial Ivory
763 Matador Red/Adobe Beige
Note : The first color is the upper body color, the second is the lower body color
THE TRIM CODE indicates the key to the trim color and material for each model series.
CODE COLOR
560 Gold
567 Black/Ivory
568 Ggreen/Ivory
569 Turquoise/Ivory
564 Charcoal
565 Green
566 Blue
573 Charcoal/Ivory
574 Green
575 Blue
577 Turquoise
578 Charcoal/Yellow
617 Copper/Tan
626 Charcoal/Cream
602 Charcoal/Ivory
603 Turquoise/Ivory
604 Charcoal/Yellow
605 Red/Ivory
606 Green
607 Blue
621 Copper/Tan
631 Charcoal/Cream
579,610 Charcoal/Ivory
629,633,628 Red Taupe/Red
630,632,627 Charcoal Yellow/Cream
611 Charcoal/Ivory
580,590 Green
581,591 Blue
593 Red
584,587,594 Turquoise
585,588,595 Charcoal/Yellow
618,619,620 Tan/Copper
570 Green
572 Turquoise
609 Charcoal
562 Green/Gold
616,615 Gray/Gold