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.
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.
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
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 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 2-Leather * 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 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
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
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
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
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