1987 Camaro Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) codes:
Vehicle Indentification Number Example: 1G1FP21H1HN100001
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 car line.
F = Camaro
Fifth Digit: Identifies the series.
P = Camaro (all models)
Sixth Digit: Identifies the body type.
2 = 2 Door Coupe 3 = Convertible
Seventh Digit Identifies the restraint system.
1 = Manual Belts
Eighth Digit: Identifies the engine. S = 173 CID, V-6, 2 BC,MFI(Chevy) F = 305 CID, V-8, MFI(Chevy) H = 305 CID, V-8, 4 BC (Chevy) 8 = 350 CID, V-8, MFI (Chevy)
Ninth Digit: Identifies the check digit.
Tenth Digit: Identifies the model year.
H = 1987
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.
H Model Year 1987 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 19R Light Saddle X 62B,62C Light Saddle X 62R Light Saddle X 622 Dark Carmine X 72B,72C Dark Carmine X 72R Dark Carmine X 722 Medium Dark Gray X 82B,82C Medium Dark Gray X 82R Medium Dark Gray X 822 B-Standard Cloth C-Custom Cloth R-Standard Vinyl 2-Leather * Custom
The Paint CodeThe 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 Midnight 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 belowthe side cover and includes the type, year, month, day procduced and plant where assembled.
7 Model Year (1987) YM Model M Transmission Type (THM 700-R4) Y Build Location (Toledo) XXXXXXXX Transmission Serial Number 267 Julian Date A* Shift Built(1st) Code CID YM 350 YP 305 YW 305 YX 173 YZ 305
The Build Date CodeStarts with the Julian date (day of the year) on which 1982 production started. The build datecode continues with the Julian date until December 31 (365). The sequence then continuesuntil the end of the 1985 production. EXAMPLE: April 20, 1982 would translate to a build datecode of 475.Note:
In addition to the transmission production code number, all passenger cars have a portion ofthe vehicle identification number stamped on the transmission. The condensed vehicleidentification number consists of the division identification number, model year, assemblyplant 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 2HA 3.23 87 2HL 3.42 87 2HP 2.73 87 2HQ 3.23 87 2HR 3.42 87 2HT 2.73 87 2TF 3.73 87 2TH 3.73 87 4ET 2.77 87 4EU 3.27 87 4EW 3.45 87 4HB 3.08 87 4HD 2.73 87 4HE 2.73 87 4HF 3.08 87 4HJ 3.23 87 4HV 2.73 87 4HY 3.23 87
Regular Production Options (RPO) Description Code Six-Way Power Seat AG9 Split Folding Rear Seat Back AM9 Reclining Bucket, Driver and Passenger Side AR9 Tinted Glass, All Windows AO1 Door Locks AU3 Windows, Power A31 Power Trunk/Hatch Opener A90 Front Floor Carpet Mats B34 Rear Florr Carpet Mats B35 Engine, 5.7L, V-8, TPI B2L Camaro LT Equipment B4E 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 Electric Rear Window Defogger C49 Air Conditioning C60 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 Brake System, Power, Front and Rear Disc J65 Heater, Engine Block K05 Speed Control W/Resume K34 Engine Oil Cooler KC4 Engine, 2.8L, V-6, MFI LB8 Engine, 5.0L, V-8, TPI LB9 Engine, 5.0L, V-8, 4BC LG4 Transmission, 5-Speed Manual MM5 Transmission, Automatic w/overdrive MX0 Steering Wheel, Tilt Type N33 Aluminum Wheels PE1 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 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 Halogen Fog Lamp T96 Heavy Duty Battery UA1 Electronic Tune AM/FM Stereo Seek, Scan, clock Cassette UM6 Delco-GM/Bose Music System, Electronic UU8 Electronic Tune AM/Stereo/FM Stereo, Seek, Scan, Cassette UX1 Gauge Package w/Tachometer U21 Power Antenna U75 Emissions, California Requirement YF5 Camaro Z28 Sport Coupe Z28