1964 Corvette: Chevrolet Central Office Letter: Corvette Body Source Identification
Subject: Corvette Body Source Identification
Model and Year: 1964 Corvette
Source: Chevrolet Central Office Letter
Origin No: SER-0-22
C.O. No: 64-131
Date: February 13, 1964
TO: REGIONAL AND ZONE SERVICE MANAGERS
Starting with January production, Corvette bodies are being manufactured by two sources -- Chevrolet-St. Louis and A.O. Smith Corporation. Effective with Corvette serial number 109678, the identification of the body source is made by prefixing the body number with the letter "S" for St. Louis source, and the letter "A" for A.O. Smith corporation source. There is no prefix to the body number of earlier units.
All L&MR's submitted for Corvette body repair should include the complete body number information, allowing proper allocation of failures to the related source. The body identification plate location can be determined through reference to TSB #920, DR #615, dated September 16, 1963.
This information should be transmitted to all dealers for their use in completing L&MR's.
Very truly yours,
Service Operations Department
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