1985 Camaro Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) codes:
Vehicle Indentification Number Example: 1G1FP87S1FN100001
Commonly refer to as the "Vin Number", this series of numbers and letters is stamped on a plate
on the top of the instrument panel visible through the windshield.
1 = U.S.A.
Second Digit: Identifies the Manufacturer.
G = General Motors
Third Digit: Identifies the automotive division.
1 = Chevorlet
Fourth Digit: Identifies the restraint system.
A = Manual Seat Belts
Fifth Digit: Identifies the series.
S = Camaro Berlinetta
P = Camaro Sport Coupe
Sixth Digit: Identifies the body type.
87 = 2 Door Coupe
Eighth Digit: Identifies the engine. 2 = 151 CID, 4-cyl., TBI (Chevy) S = 173 CID, V-6, 2 BC,MFI(Chevy) F = 305 CID, V-8, MFI(Chevy) H = 305 CID, V-8, 4 BC (Chevy) G = 305 CID, V-8, 4BC (Chevy)
Ninth Digit: Identifies the check digit.
Tenth Digit: Identifies the model year.
E = 1985
Eleventh Digit: Identifies the assembly plant.
L = Van Nuys
N = Norwood
Last Six Digits: Represent the basic production numbers, 100001/up
Body Number Plate
The Body Number Plate Identification Label is located under the hood on the radiator cross
support. It includes the the model year, build date, style number, assembly plant, body number,
paint color, paint type, trim combination, and seat type.
F Model Year 1985 09 Build Date September D Build Date 4th week 1 Car Division Chevrolet FP Series Camaro Sport Coupe 87 Body Style 2-Dr. Sport Coupe N Assembly Plant Norwood 100001 Body Number 19B Interior Trim Charcoal Cloth 26 Lower Body Color Black 26 Upper Body Color Black W Paint Type Water AR9 Seat Type Reclining Bucket
AR9 Recliner Bucket
Paint Type & Coat
BC CC Base Coat/Clear Coat
U8555 Lower Body Color Black L8555 Upper Body Color Black
19C Interior Trim (Black Cloth)
The Trim Number indicates the interior trim color and material.
Color Cloth Vinyl Leather Code Black X 19B,19C Black X 19D,19E Black X 19N,19R Light Saddle X 62B,62C Light Saddle X 62D,62E Light Saddle X 62N,62R Russet X 68B,68C Russet X 68D,68E Russet X 68N,68R Dark Carmine X 72B,72C Dark Carmine X 72D,72E Dark Carmine X 72N,72R Medium Dark Gray X 82B,82C Medium Dark Gray X 82D,82E Medium Dark Gray X 82N,82R B-Standard Cloth C-Custom Cloth D-Contour Custom Cloth E-Contour Standard Cloth N-Custom Vinyl R-Standard Vinyl * Custom
The Paint Code
The Paint Code indicates the exterior paint color. A two part paint code indicates the bottom and top colors. Vehicles using the letters L and U indicate which code represents the lower body and the upper body colors respectively. Included on this label is a four digit number indicating the exterior body color. This number has been noted along with the exterior GM code.
Color WA Number Code White 3967 11 Silver Met 8535 12 Medium Gray Met 8573 15 Black 848 19 Dark Blue 8596 26 Bright Blue Met 8587 30E Bright Blue Met 8604 30W Yellow Gold 8740 50 Yellow Beige 8525 54 Light Chestnut Met 8590 60E Light Chestnut Met 8606 60W Russet Met 8607 69W Spectra Red 7211 75 Dark Red 8524 78
The Paint Type Code indicates what type of paint was used on the car.
L Lacquer E Enamel W Waterthe side cover and includes the type, year, month, day procduced and plant where assembled.
The 4 speedTransmission code is located on the machined surface on the left side of the case just below
5 Model Year (1984) YF Model 267 Julian Date A* Shift Built(1st) Code CID YF 305 PQ 151 YW 305 4BC YP 305 YZ 305 EFI YX 173 Y8 305
The Build Date Code
code continues with the Julian date until December 31 (365). The sequence then continues
until the end of the 1985 production. EXAMPLE: April 20, 1982 would translate to a build date
code of 475.
In addition to the transmission production code number, all passenger cars have a portion
of the vehicle identification number stamped on the transmission. The condensed vehicle
identification number consists of the division identification number, model year, assembly
plant designation and vehicle build sequence number.
The Rear Axle CodeIs a two letter code stamped on the front passenger side of the axle tube or on an identification
tag attached to the carrier cover. It identifies that axle code ratio and if the axle is equipped
with the Safe-T-Track option.
Code Ratio Year Locking 8JB 3.23 85 8JC 3.42 85 8JD 3.42 85 8JP 3.08 85 YES 8JQ 3.23 85 YES 8JS 3.73 85 YES 8KA 3.42 85 8KB 3.73 85 8KR 3.08 85 8PP 3.08 85 YES 8PQ 3.23 85 YES 8PR 3.42 85 YES 8PS 3.73 85 YES 8XB 3.08 85 8XC 3.27 85 8XO 3.08 85 YES 8XP 3.27 85 YES 8XQ 3.45 85 YES 8XR 3.70 85 YES 8XU 3.08 85 YES 8XV 3.27 85 YES 8XW 3.45 85 YES 8XX 3.70 85 YES 9PE 3.42 85
Regular Production Options (RPO) Description Code Six-Way Power Seat AG9 Split Folding Rear Seat Back AM9 Articulating Bucket AQ9 Reclining Bucket, Driver and Passenger Side AR9 Tinted Glass, All Windows AO1 Tinted Windsheild AO2 Door Locks AU3 Windows, Power A31 Power Trunk/Hatch Opener A90 Quiet Sound Group BS1 Front Floor Carpet Mats B34 Rear Florr Carpet Mats B35 Electric Tune AM/FM Stereo Seek, Scan, Clock ERSS B4K Electric Tune AM/FM Stereo Seek, Scan, and ERSS B4N IROC-Z Performance Package B4Z Deluxe Luggage Compartment TR B48 Body Side Moulding B84 Black Door Edge Guards B91 Panels, Removable Glass Roof CC1 Windshield Wiper, Intermittent CD4 Rear Window Wiper and Washer C25 Electric Rear Window Defogger C49 Air Conditioning C60 Electric Control Air Conditioning C67 DSRV Mirror Electric Mirror, LH/RH DD9 Electric Twin Romote Sport Mirror DG7 Interior Roof Console DK6 Locking Rear Storage Cover D27 Visor Mirror, RH D34 Sport Mirrors LH Remote and RH Manual D35 Rear Compartment Cargo Cover D42 Spoiler, Deck Lid Rear D80 Sport Suspension F41 Limited Slip Differential G80 Axle, Performance Ratio G92 Brake System, Power, Front and Rear Disc J65 Heater, Engine Block K05 Speed Control W/Resume K34 Engine, 2.8L, V-6, MFI LB8 Engine, 5.0L, V-8, TPI LB9 Engine, 5.0L, V-8, 4BC LG4 Engine, 2.5L, L-4, EFI LQ9 Engine, 5.0L, V-8, 4BC, H.O L69 Transmission, 5-Speed Manual MM5 Transmission, Automatic w/overdrive MX0 Steering Wheel, Tilt Type N33 Wheel Trim Cover, Deluxe PO1 Tires, P235/60R-15 S/B Radial B/W QAC Tires, P245/50R-16 S/B Radial B/W QDZ Tires, P205/70R-14 S/B Radial White Letter QHW Tires, P205/70R-14 S/B Radial Blackwall QHX Tires, P205/70R-14 S/B Radial W/S QHY Tires, P195/75R-14 S/B Radial B/W QMW Tires, P195/75R-14 S/B Radial W/S QMX Tires, P215/65R-15 S/B Radial White Letter QYH Lamp Group, Auxiliary Lighting TR9 Headlamps, Halogen TT4 Lamps, RR End Lighting and Reflector T90 Heavy Duty Battery UA1 Dual Horn UO5 Special Instrumentation U21 Radio, AM Push Button U63 Radio, AM/FM Push Button U69 Antenna, Power U75 Dual Rear Speakers U64 Electronic Tuned AM/FM Stereo w/Cassette UT4 Cooling System, Heavy Duty VO8 Am/Fm Stereo radio w/ERSS YE1 AM/Fm Stereo, Seek, and Scan Cassette, Clock YE2 Radio, Am/Fm stereo w/ST Cassette Tape Player and ER YE4 Electronic Tuned AM/FM Stereo Radio YF1 Emissions, California Requirement YF5 Rally Wheels ZJ7 Camaro Z28 Sport Coupe Z28