9.168 Corvettes were built in 1958. All of them were Convertibles.
The Vehicle Identification Numbers, VIN were J58S100001 through J58S109168

Type Basic 469 469C 579 579D
Cubic Inch 283 283 283 283 283
HP @ RPM 230 245 270 250 290
Torque  RPM 300 300 285 305 290
Comp. Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Bore / Stroke N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Carburator 1x4 bbl 2x4 bbl Fuel Injection Fuel Injection Fuel Injection
In Manifold N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Valve Lifters N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Exhaust N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Oil Capacity2 4 Qt 4 Qt 4 Qt 4 Qt 4 Qt
Spark Plugs N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2. Add 1 Qt if you put a new oil filter.

3756519 All
3737739 All

3748770 All - Staggered Valve Cover Holes

283 Cubic Inch Engine CODE
230 HP - Manual transmission CQ
250 HP - Manual transmission CR
290 HP - Manual transmission CS
245 HP - Manual transmission CT
270 HP - Manual transmission CU
230 HP - Automatic transmission DG
250 HP - Automatic transmission DH
245 HP - Automatic transmission DJ

Ratio and Type CODE
3.55 NIY
3.70 Positraction optional NIY
4.11 Positraction NIY
4.56 Positraction NIY

Color CODE
Charcoal w Red interior --
Snowcrest White w Charcoal interior --
Silver Blue w Blue-Gray interior --
Regal Turquoise --
Panama Yellow --
Signet Red --
Black --
Silver --

Tommy Ledberg