53.807 Corvettes were built in 1979. all Coupes
The Vehicle Identification Numbers, VIN were 1Z8789S400001 through 1Z8789S453807
Fifth digit varies as follows: 8=350 CID 195 HP / 4=350 CID 225 HP

Cubic Inch 350 350
HP @ RPM 195 @ 4000 225 @ 5200
Torque  RPM 285 @ 3200 270 @ 3600
Comp. Ratio 8.2:1 8.9:1
Bore & Stroke 4.000x3.480 4.000x3.480
Carburator 4bbl 4bbl
In Manifold NIY1 NIY
Valve Lifters NIY NIY
Exhaust NIY NIY
Oil Capacity 4 QT 4 QT
Spark Plugs R45TS R45TS
1 = No Information Yet

3970010 350 CID - All
14016379 Late production

462624 350 CID - All

350 Cubic Inch Engine CODE
195 HP with Manual transmission - Early production ZAA
195 HP with Automatic transmission - Early production ZAB
195 HP with Automatic transmission - California Emission - Early production ZAC
195 HP with Automatic transmission - High altitude ZAD
195 HP with Manual transmission ZAF
195 HP with Automatic transmission ZAH
195 HP with Automatic transmission - California emission

ZAJ

225 HP with Manual transmission ZBA
225 HP with Automatic transmission ZBB

Ratio and Type CODE
3.36 Positraction OM
3.55 Positraction OH
3.70 Positraction OJ

Color CODE
Classic White 10
Silver 13
Black 19
Corvette Light Blue 26
Corvette Light Beige 59
Corvette Dark Green 58
Corvette Yellow 52
Corvette Red 72
Corvette Dark Blue 83
Corvette Dark Brown 82

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