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VIN Tag Information
J59S100001 - J59S109670
Digit Definition
1st Series/Model:  800/J = Corvette
2nd / 3rd Model Year = 59
4th Assembly Plant:  S = St. Louis, MO.
Last 6 digits Production Number starting with 100001 - 109670.

Engine Suffix ID Numbers
CQ: 283ci, 230hp, (manual transmission)
CR: 283ci, 250hp, (manual transmission)
CS: 283ci, 290hp (manual transmission)
CT: 283ci, 245hp (manual transmission)
CU: 283ci, 270hp (manual transmission)
DG: 283ci, 230hp, (automatic transmission)
DH: 283ci, 250hp (automatic transmission)
DJ: 283ci, 245hp (automatic transmission)

Block ID Numbers
373779: All Engines (early production)
375619: All Engines

Head ID Numbers
3748770: All Engines (early production, staggered valve cover holes)
3755550: All Engines (early production, staggered valve cover holes)
3767465: All Engines (late production)

Carburetor ID Numbers
Carter 2613S #3741089: 283ci, 270hp (front carburetor)
Carter 2614S #3741090: 283ci, 270hp (rear carburetor)
Carter 2626S #3744002: 283ci, 245hp (front carburetor)
Carter 2627S #3744004: 283ci, 245hp (rear carburetor)
Carter 2669S #3746384: 283ci, 230hp

Distributor ID Numbers
1110891: 283ci, 220hp, 245hp, 270hp
1110914: 283ci, 290hp
1110915: 283ci, 250hp
1110946: 283ci, 230hp

Fuel Injection ID Numbers
Rochester 7014900: 283ci, 250hp
Rochester 7014900R: 283ci, 290hp
Rochester 7017200: 283ci, 250hp
Rochester 7017250: 283ci, 290hp
Rochester 7017300: 283ci, 290hp
Rochester 7017300R: 283ci, 250hp

Generator ID Numbers
1102043: 283ci, 230hp, 245hp, 250hp, 270hp
1102059: 283ci, 290hp (first design)
1102173: 283ci, 290hp (second design)