If your Corvair was made before 1968, the serial number will be on the door below the upper hinge. If the car is from 1968 or later, the number will be on the driver's side dashboard.

1960 Thru 1964 Corvairs

Year

Trim

Model

Plant

Vehicle Number

0 - 1960
1 - 1961
2 - 1962
3 - 1963
4 - 1964
05 - 500
07 - 700
09 - 900
06 - Spyder
27 - Coupe
32 - Station Wagon
67 - Convertible
69 - Sedan
W - Willow Run
K - Kansas City
O - Oakland
L - Los Angeles
Subtract 100,000 to obtain Vehicle Number

 

 

The engine numbers are found on top of the block near alternator plate. See above the overview of the suffix for each year. 

Basically the syntax of the engine number is the following:

TMMDDCC

T - Stands for the plant where all Corvair engines were made. Tonawanda, New York

MM - Reflects the months when the engine was produced

DD - Refflect the day when the engine was produced

For example the engine code T1008YR is from an turbocharged engine build on the 8th day of october

 

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