Listing of all interior trim codes found on the fisher body number plate and samples of many. Owners manual, 1965 allchevrolet line brochure includes corvette, customer accessories. A look at the market for the 19701972 chevrolet chevelle ss m a r k e t r e v i e w. For chevrolet, the most powerful entries in the musclecar wars carried the name chevelle, one of the best looking and most soughtafter vehicles to ever carry the bowtie logo.
Read on to learn more about the 1967 pontiac gto drive in this classics article. The ls6 454 option, which was originally announced as a regular production option on the chevelle ss for 1971, was dropped early in the model year and no official records indicate that any 1971 chevelles were assembled with the ls6 engine. Feb 22, 2012 the 1967 chevrolet chevelle malibu sales brochure makes us wonder how cool it actually was to work at a dealership back in 1967 super chevy magazine. Larry claypool, mark corbin, stan east, bill hubbell, dave newell, dave trull. If you know of any codes not listed here, please email me with details 1 year, 2 body date, 3 plant, 4 group number, 5 letter code, 6 option if known. There is no breakdown of engine options by body style however. Automotive parts and accessories ecklers automotive parts. The chevrolet chevelle is a midsized automobile which was produced by chevrolet in three. The ford fairlane was initially introduced as fords premier fullsize offering but became a midsize car in 1962 as fords entry into the intermediate muscle car market. The chevelle was produced with the intention to compete with the similarly sized ford fairlane and to return to the chevy lineup a model similar is size and concept to the popular 195557 models. See more ideas about chevrolet chevelle, chevy chevelle and 1965 chevelle. This rpo code required any optional engine and transmission available in the chevelle lineup.
Amounts shown in italicized text are for items listed in currency other than canadian dollars and are approximate conversions to canadian dollars based upon bloombergs conversion rates. Click on any plants link in the navigation menu on the left of the page for detailed information for interior, paint, and group option codes. How to tell if a 1965 chevelle is a true malibu ss. Corvair regular production option rpo decoding by kent sullivan team members. Sep 01, 2006 check out the new chevy performance tools that could help you with your muscle car build and our answers to questions from you fellow readers at chevy high performance. Code series models affected 1 00 2 00 except 100 3 300800 except x80.
Check out the new chevy performance tools that could help you with your muscle car build and our answers to questions from you fellow readers at chevy high performance. The malibu began as a trimlevel of the chevrolet chevelle, becoming its own. Both were offered as two and fourdoor sedans, while the deluxe had the added option of a fourdoor wagon. Find great deals on ebay for chevelle console and chevelle console shifter. The malibu continued its reign as the sales leader for chevelle, since it carried the highest number of model options with the fourdoor sport sedan, twodoor sport coupe and convertible, fourdoor sedan, and the twoseat station wagon.
In 1968, chevrolets chevelle received a total redesign, introducing the secondgeneration of the model name. Glamorous looks, flashy colors, and big engines all worked to help build performance fever in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The 0 is for the model year 1970, the 6 is the gm designation for the chevelle lineup, the a51 for example is the regular production option rpo code for the option and the ab for example is the variant of the option. While not many changes were made to the 64 chevelle s body in regards to the new 1965 model, but the 65 chevelle did receive a new grille, tail lamps, some small exterior touches, and minor interior changes. A series of one letter and two numbers indicates the factory installed options. Sep 01, 2004 mini mac malibu, part 1 tech 1965 chevy chevelle malibu. It lists the options available, order codes, dimensions and capacities.
Ss396 19661968 chevelle ss396 series 1969 300 deluxemalibu. Chevrolet fans took to the new chevelle right away as buyers toyed with body styles like the sporty malibu ss convertible to the thrifty and still sporty 300 2 door station wagon and a range of engine options and accessories. I have other specialty registries for ss396 and ssoptioned chevelles. Sold between 1955 and 1970, the fairlane name was taken from henry fords estate, fair lane, near dearborn, michigan. Roof racks, cd changers, car covers, whatever my goal is to have almost everything that could be found. The 1964 chevelle ss came with just a 283 or 327 v8. In 1965, the big news for chevelle fans was not only a 327 with 350hp, but the addition of the limited edition 396, known as the z16 package.
Decoding option lists optional equipment for 1964 and 1965 chevelles. Chevrolet chevelle ss engine,283,327,350,396 big block. Wbd shall not be held liable for any loss resulting from the use of the information contained on these registry website. Decoding build sheets chevelles from 1964 72 have a small strip of paper, about 2 inches wide by 8 inches long or a square about 5 inches by 7 inches that is usually buried in the cotton stuffing of the rear seat, in the backrest of the front seat, or drivers bucket. Theres also the question about the gto being number one in 1964 65 because it was just an option and yet to be its own separate model. Find all the details on the storied 1970 chevrolet chevelle ss, including the 396 and 454ci bigblock engines, from the pages of this comprehensive book. Macs is the place to buy antique and vintage ford auto parts and accessories for any old, vintage, antique, classic or obsolete ford car or truck.
The ss had its own line of engines and performance equipment. Trust ecklers chevelle to bring you the best quality 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970. These registry websites were created as informational forums only and the information is updated as needed. Jun 23, 2015 both were offered as two and fourdoor sedans, while the deluxe had the added option of a fourdoor wagon. The chevelle was introduced on september 26, 1963 as a midsized vehicle for the chevrolet fleet. Dedicated to vintage chevrolet restorers, collectors and aficianados. The 19661967 chevelle reference cd includes information on all models from the chevelle 300 to the ss396. All the options jeff lavery as a matter of personal preference, i tend to place a lot of emphasis on tracking down the original optional equipment that was available when either of my two 1987 bmws were new. Some mistakes can be made, but i make every attempt to keep the details accurate. The chevelle was the basis for the beaumont which was a retrimmed model tat was sold only in canada by pontiac dealers. Mac s antique auto parts 23 master power brakesmp brakes 1 max performance 1 milodon 4. With such potency under the hood, combined with nearly every option chevrolet offered and a speedometer that topped out at 160 mph, this rare chevelle has.
Dearborn classics is open, shipping daily and ready to meet all of your automotive needs. Ill not attempt to decode what each trim code, paint code, and where applicable, group option codes in this series represent. Rpo description production price genuine leather seats 2,128 9. Macs registries for chevelle camaronovahhr chevelle of the month. The chevrolet malibu is a midsize car manufactured and marketed by chevrolet from 1964 to 1983 and since 1997. Provides lists of options available on chevrolet cars from 1946 thorugh 1975. I added poor mans pulleys just using some wire to wrap the edges, dipstick tube and the normal drilling of the distributor etc. The 1967 chevrolet chevellemalibu sales brochure makes us wonder how cool it actually was to work at a dealership back in 1967 super chevy magazine.
But the reality is that the 1964 65 gto option sold more than the chevelle ss model of the same years. Mini mac malibu, part 1 tech 1965 chevy chevelle malibu. After the general motors displacement ban ended for the 1970 model year, chevrolet put new skin on the chevelle and a new powerplant under the hood. The chevelle ss was the high performance version of the chevy chevelle. See more ideas about chevrolet chevelle, chevrolet and chevy chevelle. This book is a nononsense, hardhitting data book that delivers all of the necessary information to correctly identify the numbers and options associated with your chevelle. Ss396 19661968 chevelle ss396 series 1969 300 deluxemalibu series and 1970 malibu series with z25 option.
Ill be making it a stock version here is a bit of work to the engine so far. In the face of declining musclecar sales following the insurance surcharge wrath of 1970, the chevelle ss at least in base form changed from a specific performance car to a trim package, much like the original 196465 chevelle ss models that predated the introduction of the ss 396 in 1966. If you can find your build sheet, then just look up the codes in the available lists and youll know for sure what your car originally came with. Ecl codes for the th350 m40 transmission have been found to be. First introduced in 1964, the new chevrolet chevelle made its debut with a range of options and body styles. Some 1964 and 1965 chevelle 300s came with the bo7 police package but was powered with the inline six. The ford fairlane was initially introduced as fords premier fullsize offering but became a midsize car in 1962 as fords entry into. No official records indicate than any 1971 chevelles were.
Decoding chevrolet vin, trim tags, cowl tags, engine, engine block casting numbers, cylinder head casting numbers, intake manifold casting numbers. I just think a period car should at least start with the early engine. As far as the chevelle registry is concerned whether its an ss396 or ssoptioned chevelle is of no relevance. Mac s has 195579 thunderbird parts for your classic ford tbird restore your little bird, big bird, squarebird, bullet bird, flair bird, jet bird, convertible, hardtop, landau, sports roadster, and town landau or town hardtop with classic, vintage parts from mac s antique auto parts. The chevrolet chevelle ss represented chevrolets entry into the midsize muscle car battle. I am trying to decode a cowl tag on a 65 chevelle ss line. Early 1964 and 1965 chevelles had a malibu ss badge on the rear quarter panel. At the outset of 1966, the gto brand management team at pontiac motor division pmd had a big problem on its hands. If you are lucky enough to find this, the mice usually have other plans for it then photocopy it immediately. Adding rpo z16 to the malibu ss was the logical choice in which to introduce the new mk iv bigblock 396 v8. We offer the most complete selection of restoration parts, styling, performance upgrades and accessories for your classic chevy. So follow along with us over the next couple of years and watch my 65 chevelle become a modernday musclecar.
With just 201 of these pavement pounders produced, 200 were hardtops and one was a convertible. Decoding option lists this is a collection of all the option codes and their explanations for each respective year of chevelle. We offer the best restoration parts and we have 50yrs of auto experience to make your dream car into reality. Chevy performance parts performance tools chevy high. These codes are usually found on the build sheet or dealer invoices and describe what options were installed on that particular vehicle.1460 324 91 1264 318 661 856 1611 799 391 874 873 558 868 1181 630 214 1254 722 447 377 1172 561 1424 732 576 684 1080 430 171 811 389