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.


 

57 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
VA  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 -1957
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 
W Willow Run, MI
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 4-Dr Sport sedan 
1062DF  Station wagon (Townsman)
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 (Beauville)
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 
793 Onyx Black
794 Imperial Ivory
795 Larkspur Blue
796 Harbor Blue
797 Surf Green
798 Highland Green
799 Tropical Turquoise
800 Colonial Cream
801 Canyon Coral
802 Matador Red.
803 Coronado Yellow
804 Inca Silver
805 Sierra Gold
806 Adobe Beige
821 Dusk Pearl
823 Laurel Green
CORVETTE
CODE COLOR
704 Onyx Black
709 Aztec Copper
712 Cascade Green
713 Arctic Blue.
714 Venetian Red
718 Polo White
TWO-TONE COLORS
CODE COLOR 
807 India Ivory/Onyx Black
808 Imperial Ivory/lnca Silver
809 Harbor Blue/Larkspur Blue
810 India Ivory/Larkspur Blue
811 India Ivory/Tropical Turquoise
812 Surf Green/Highland Green
813 India Ivory/Surf Green
814 India Ivory/Coronado Yellow
815 Colonial Cream/Onyx Black
816 Colonial Cream/India Ivory
817 India Ivory/Canyon Coral
818 Adobe Beige/Sierra Gold
819 India Ivory/Matador Red
820 Colonial Cream/Laurel Green
822 Dusk Pearl/Imperial Ivory
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 
CODE COLOR
650 Black/Gray  
651,652   Black/Gray   
653 Green/Gray   
654 Charcoal/Ivory   
655  Green
656  Blue
657 Charcoal/Ivory   
658 Green 
659   Beige/Copper 
660 Charcoal/Ivory   
661

Green 

662  Copper/Beige 
663 Black/Silver 
664 Black/Green   
665 Black/Blue   
666 Black/Turquoise 
667 Black/Copper/Beige  
668   Black/Yellow 
669  Black/Red 
670 Black/Silver   
671   Black/Green 
672   Black/Blue 
673 Black/Turquoise   
674    Black/Copper/Beige    
675 Black/Yellow 
676

Black/Red  

677    Silver/Ivory 
678    Green    
679     Blue   
680 Turquoise/Ivory 
681 Copper/Beige  
682     Silver/Yellow 
683 Silver/Red 
684 Black/Silver 
685 Green  
686 Black/Blue 
687 Black/Turquoise 
688 Black/Copper/Beige  
689 Black/Yellow 
690 Black/Red 
691 Black/Silver   
692 Black/Green 
693 Black/Blue 
694 Black/Turquoise 
695 Black/Copper/Beige  
696 Black/Yellow 
697 Black/Red