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1998 Corvette Specifications

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Dimensions
Wheelbase (in.) 104.5
Track Frt/Rear (in.) 62.0 / 62.1
Length (in.) 179.7
Width (in.) 73.6
Height (in.) 47.7
Frontal Area (in.) NA
Ground Clearance (in.) (minimum) 3.7
Curb Weight (lbs.) 3,245 (Coupe)
3,246 (Convertible)
Coefficient of Drag 0.29 (coupe) 0.32 (convert.)
Weight Distribution 51.5/48.5 (man. trans.) 50.8/49.2 (auto trans.)
Coolant Capacity (qt.) 12.0 (12.4 w/ manual trans.)
Fuel Capacity (gal.) 19.1
Oil Capacity (qt.) (w/ filter) 6.0

Engine Specifications
Type Overhead valve, pushrod V8, cast aluminum block and heads, 2 valves/cylinder
Bore 3.90 in.
Stroke 3.62 in.
Displacement (liters/cid) 5.68/346
Compression Ratio 10.1:1
Horsepower 345 bhp @ 5600 rpm
Torque 350 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Redline (RPM) 6,000
Induction System Sequential Fuel Injection
Valvetrain Hydraulic roller lifters

Miscellaneous
Brakes
Type 4-wheel, Bosch Anti-Lock Brakes
Front Rotors (diam. x thickness) (in.) 11.9 x .78 (12.8 x 1.1 in. with RPO Z51)
Rear Rotors (diam x thickness) (in.) 11.9 x .78 (12.8 x 1.1 in. with RPO Z51)
Tires / Wheels
Tire Type Goodyear EMT F1 High-Performance
Front Tires P245/40ZR-17
Rear Tires P275/40ZR-18
Wheel Type Cast Aluminum (std.), Magnesium (opt.)
Front Wheel Size 17 x 8.5
Rear Wheel Size 18 x 9.5

Transmission
  Automatic Manual
Type 4-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Borg-Warner
Gear Ratios    
1st 3.06 2.66
2nd 1.63 1.78
3rd 1.00 1.30
4th 0.7 1.00
5th NA 0.74
6th NA 0.50
Reverse 2.29 2.90
Axle Ratio 2.73 (3.15 opt.) 3.42
Final Drive Ratio 1.91 (2.21 opt.) 1.71
Mileage
City (mpg) 17 18
Highway (mpg) 25 28

Paint Codes
RPO Code Color Valspar Code PPG Code DuPont Code RM Code SW Code MS Code Azko Code WA Code
10U Arctic White W243 4185 B8949 19005 40911 - GMA89:10 9567
11U Light Pewter Metallic N1248 5377 B9810 28019 54690 - GMA98:11 382E
13U Sebring Silver Metallic S057 3822 D8590 21787 35369 - GMA35:13S 9021
21U Radar Purple Metallic L3563 5386 B9819 28087 55292 - GMA98:21C 245E
23U Nassau Blue Metallic L3182 5215 B9773 27001 54111 - GMA97:23 348D
28U Navy Blue Metallic L3325 5381 B9808 - 54695 - GMA98:28 352E
41U Black K090 9700 F02H 13572 33756 3069 GMA78:19 8555
53U Light Carmine Red Metallic R2127 5219 B9723 27005 52974 - GMA97:53 307D
58U Aztec Gold Metallic B2756 5509 - - 56639 - GMA98:58 170E
70U Torch Red R311 4230 B9008 20002 42027 - GMA91:70 9075
87U Fairway Green Metallic G1992 5250 B9729 27000 53516 - GMA97:87 309D
95U Medium Purple Pearl Metallic L1535 5001 B9543 25009 50234 - GMA95:95 111B

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