Third Generation Chevy Camaro 1982 - 1992: Street Performance and Race Mods


1990 Camaro Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) codes:

Vehicle Indentification Number Example: 1G1FP2381LL100001
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.

First Digit: Indentifies the country in which the vehicle was built.
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.
3 = Manual Belts, Drivers Side Airbag

Eighth Digit: Identifies the engine.
T = 191 CID, V-6, MFI (Chevy)
F = 305 CID, V-8, MFI(Chevy)
E = 305 CID, V-8, TBI (Chevy)
8 = 350 CID, V-8, MFI (Chevy)

Ninth Digit: Identifies the check digit.

Tenth Digit: Identifies the model year.
L = 1990

Eleventh Digit: Identifies the assembly plant.
L = Van Nuys

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.

Example: D09D1FP87N17B1111LAR9100001

L		Model Year		1990
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

Option Codes

AR9		Recliner Bucket

Paint Type & Coat
BC CC Base Coat/Clear Coat

Paint Code
U8555 Lower Body Color Black L8555 Upper Body Color Black

Trim Code
19C Interior Trim (Black Cloth)

Trim Number
The Trim Number indicates the interior trim color and material.

Color	                          Cloth	    Vinyl		       Leather	 Code		
Black			X					19B,19C
Light Brown		X					66B,66C
Light Brown						X	662
Red			X					73B,73C
Red							X	732
Gray			X					82B,82C
Gray							X	822
B-Standard Cloth
C-Custom Cloth
* Custom 
# Deluxe

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
Medium Maui Blue Met		9184			23
Black				8555			41
White				8554			40
Brilliant Red			9540			75
Bright Red				8774			81
Gunmetal Met			9536			87
Bright Blue Met			9591			98

Paint Types:
The Paint Type Code indicates what type of paint was used on the car.

L		Lacquer
E		Enamel
W		Water


The 4 speed

Transmission 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 assembled.

O Model Year (1990) FZ Model M Transmission Type (THM 700-R4) Y Build Location (Toledo) XXXXXXXX Transmission Serial Number 267 Julian Date A* Shift Built(1st) Code CID FZ 305 FX 350 FT 305 FK 350 FB 192 FU 350

The Build Date Code

Starts with the Julian date (day of the year) on which 1982 production started. The build 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 Code
Is 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
2PM		3.23		90		YES
2PN		3.42		90		YES
6HB		3.08		90		YES
6HE		2.73		90
6HE		3.42		90
6HF		3.08		90		YES
6HK		3.42		90
6HL		3.42		90
6HP		2.73		90
6HT		2.73		90		YES
6PM		3.23		90		YES
6PN		3.42		90		YES
8EV		3.27		90		YES
8EW		3.45		90		YES
8HB		3.08		90		YES
8HE		2.73		90		YES	
8HF		3.08		90		YES
8HJ		3.23		90		
8HK		3.08		90
8HL		3.42		90
8HP		2.73		90
8HT		2.73		90		YES
9ET		2.77		90		YES

Regular Production Options (RPO) Description Code Six-Way Power Seat AG9 Split Folding Rear Seat Back AM9 Door Locks AU3 Windows, Power A31 Power Trunk/Hatch Opener A90 Engine, 350CI, 230HP, V-8 B2L Front Floor Carpet Mats B34 Rear Florr Carpet Mats B35 Body Side Moulding B84 Panels, Removable Glass Roof CC1 Electric Rear Window Defogger C49 Air Conditioning C60 Mirror w/Dual Reading Lamps DC4 Rear Window Louvers DE1 Mirrors, Electric Twin Remote DG7 Electric Twin Romote Sport `(credit) DX3 Rear Compartment Cargo Cover D42 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, 5.0L, V-8, TPI LB9 Engine, 170HP, 305, CID LO3 Transmission, Automatic w/overdrive MX0 Aluminum Wheels, 16 inch N96 Tires, P245/50ZR-16 Blackwall QLC Tires, P215/65R-15, All Season Blackwall QPH Tires, P215/65R-15 S/B Radial Blackwall QYZ Radio Delete UL5 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 Radio, Compact Disc w/clock U1C Power Antenna U75 Emissions, California Requirement YF5 Camaro Z28 Sport Coupe Z28

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