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Post by careyboy89 »

my father passed away and I'm left with his 65 corsa turbo that I helped him build could someone decode the vin i would love to know what number built it was and what all it came as thanks
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Re: help please

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:wave: :welcome2: Welcome to the Corvair Forum! I'm sorry to hear of the loss of your father. I hope the information below is helpful.

Body Tag (1965 Corsa Turbo).jpg
02C = Production Week: February 1965 (02), Third Week (C)

65-10737 LOS 2777 = 1965 Chevrolet (1) Corvair Corsa (07) 2-Door Coupe (37), Production Facility: LOS = Los Angeles (Van Nuys),
Production Sequence No: 2777

TRim: 713 = Corsa Black interior with Bucket Seats

N-N = Body Paint Color: Madeira Maroon Poly. Lucite No: 4624LH Rinshed-Mason No: A1711M Ditzler No: DDL 50700
Sample 1966 Corvair Corsa in Madeira Maroon
Sample 1965 Corvair Corsa in Madeira Maroon
1965 Fisher bodytags ACC line. (WRN and LOS)
The Letters are listed in groups. Letters following a number is in that group. The code letters are listed in the order they would appear. Some letters are in more than one group

First Group ( no numeric indicator)
E = RPO A01 Tinted Glass ( Soft Ray glass in all windows)
O = Two tone paint trimpiece (sedans)/ Manual top (pre Jan 65 LA cars only)
D = RPO C06 Power Top
W = RPO A02 Tinted Windshield only
L = folding rear seat (500 series only)

2 = Second Group
M = RPO M35 Powerglide Automatic
L = RPO M20 4 Speed
E = RPO C60 Air Conditioning
P = (LOS cars only) 2 spd Wipers (LOS listed this separately from the CC group)
R = RPO U80 Rear speaker
S = RPO U73 Rear ant.
H = Heater delete (code carried over to 66)

3 = Third Group
C = Padded Dash
A = Rear armrest on 500 sedans

4 = Fourth Group
P = RPO Z01 convenience group ( 2 sp wipers, washers, day/night inside mirror).
O = RPO L87 Turbo engine
U = Spare tire lock

F = Outside Remote Drivers Mirror/ with CC group

5 = Fifth Group
W = RPO A49 Deluxe Seatbelts ( Chrome Buckles)
O = Seatbelt delete
G = std rear seatbelt
Y = dlx rear seatbelts
Unknown if the dash at the end of the ACC line has any meaning. (On 50% of WRN tags)


:dontknow: I would like to encourage you to expand on your earlier post and tell us more about yourself, as well as about your Corvair. Some detailed photographs of the car — including the VIN and Body Tags in the engine compartment — can be very helpful. If you can provide your personal assessment of your mechanical skills and abilities, that would help a lot. Members of the Corvair Forum love to be helpful in assisting other Corvair owners with technical support and advice, but it helps a lot if we have some understanding of your technical background and mechanical abilities, your Corvair-related knowledge, etc. Helping us to know more about you will help us to write comments to you that are tailored to your needs and experience. If there is a CORSA club chapter near you, contacting local like-minded Corvair owners can add a great deal with their local support knowledge, assistance and advice. Knowing your location can sometimes suggest some possibilities.

I have attached a copy of the 1965 Chevrolet Corvair GM Heritage Center Specs.

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Brad Bodie
Lake Chatuge, North Carolina
Image 1966 Corvair Corsa Convertible

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