1986 Camaro Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) codes:
Vehicle Indentification Number Example: 1G1FP87H1GN100001
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.
G = 1986
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.
G Model Year 1986 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,19D Black X 19R Light Saddle X 62B,62C,62D Light Saddle X 62R Russet X 68B,68C Russet X 68R Dark Carmine X 72B,72C,72D Dark Carmine X 72N,72R Medium Dark Gray X 82B,82C Medium Dark Gray X 82R B-Standard Cloth C-Custom Cloth D-Contour Custom Cloth 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 Silver Met 9021 13S Black 8555 41 White 8554 40 Bright Blue Met 8751 23 Black Sapphire Met 8743 28 Yellow Gold 8929 51 Champagne Gold Met 8753 60 Russet Met 8754 66 Medium Russet Met 8757 68 Flame Red Met 8748 74 Bright Red 8774 81 Gunmetal Met 7782 84
The Paint Type Code indicates what type of paint was used on the car.
L Lacquer E Enamel W Water
The 4 speedTransmission code is located on the machined surface on the left side of the case just
below the side cover and includes the type, year, month, day procduced and plant where
6 Model Year (1986) YF Model 267 Julian Date A* Shift Built(1st) Code CID YP 305 YX 173 YZ 305 YW 305 Y8 305 YF 305 YS 305
The Build Date Code
date 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
Code Ratio Year Locking 2HC 3.73 86 2HD 2.73 86 2HG 3.23 86 2HH 3.42 86 2HL 3.42 86 2HM 3.73 86 2HP 2.73 86 2HS 3.73 86 2HT 2.73 86 2HV 2.73 86 2HY 3.23 86
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 Deluxe Bucket AS5 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 Automatic Inside Rearview Mirror DD8 DSRV Mirror Electric Mirror, LH/RH DD9 Rear Window Louvers DE1 Electric Twin Romote Sport Mirror DG7 Interior Roof Console DK6 Locking Rear Storage Cover D27 Rear Compartment Cargo Cover D42 Spoiler, Deck Lid Rear D80 Limited Slip Differential G80 Axle, Performance Ratio G92 Axle, Economy Ratio G95 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, 5.0L, V-8, 4BC, H.O L69 Transmission, 5-Speed Manual MM5 Transmission, Automatic w/overdrive MX0 Steering Wheel, Tilt Type N33 Wheel Locking Package PB4 Aluminum Wheels PE1 Tires, P235/60R-15 S/B Radial B/W QAC Tires, P195/70R-14 S/B Radial Blackwall QDX 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, P215/65R-15 S/B Radial White Letter QYH Tires, P215/65R-15 S/B Radial Blackwall QYZ Lamp Group, Auxiliary Lighting TR9 Headlamps, Halogen TT4 Lamps, RR End Lighting and Reflector T90 Heavy Duty Battery UA1 Alarm System, Overspeed Warning UD4 AM Radio w/Digital Clock UL6 Electronic Tuned AM/FM Stereo w/Cassette UT4 Dual Horns UO5 Gauge Package w/Tachometer U21 Power Antenna U75 Cooling System, Heavy Duty VO8 AM/Fm Stereo, Seek, and Scan Cassette, Clock YE2 Emissions, California Requirement YF5 Camaro Z28 Sport Coupe Z28