Chevrolet Corvette Service Repair Manuals


1986 CORVETTE

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One new body style and an engineering development were the highlights of 1986.

V.I.N. NUMBERS

Position Character Description
1 1 US built
2 G General Motors product
3 1 Chevrolet Motor Division vehicle
4 Y Type of restraint system
5 Y Corvette car line series
6 & 7 07 Body style number: two-door hatchback coupe
67 Body style number: two-door convertible
8 8 5.7-liter Tuned-Port-Injection Chevrolet or GM of Canada V8
9 ? A check digit that calculates the characters in the serial number and gives it a single digit code and can be used to verify that the serial number is legitimate
10 G The model year where 1986
11 5 Bowling Green, KY
12-17 100001 and up production sequence for coupes
900001 and up production sequence for convertibles
Code Engine Horsepower Compression Transmission Fuel Supply Extra features
DKF L98 350-cid 230-hp V-8 9.5:1 THM automatic tuned port injection cast iron cylinder heads & engine oil cooler
DKC L98 350-cid 230-hp V-8 9.5:1 manual tuned port injection cast iron cylinder heads
DKH L98 350-cid 230-hp V-8 9.5:1 THM automatic tuned port injection cast iron cylinder heads & engine oil cooler
DKB L98 350-cid 230-hp V-8 9.5:1 manual tuned port injection cast iron cylinder heads & engine oil cooler
ZJS L98 350-cid 235-hp V-8 9.5:1 THM automatic tuned port injection aluminum cylinder heads & engine oil cooler
ZJH L98 350-cid 235-hp V-8 9.5:1 THM automatic tuned port injection aluminum cylinder heads
ZKD L98 350-cid 235-hp V-8 9.5:1 THM automatic tuned port injection aluminum cylinder heads
ZJW L98 350-cid 235-hp V-8 9.5:1 manual tuned port injection aluminum cylinder heads & engine oil cooler
ZKA L98 350-cid 235-hp V-8 9.5:1 manual tuned port injection aluminum cylinder heads
Color Cloth & Leather Upholstery Leather Upholstery
Green 12C  
Medium Gray 15C 152
Blue 21C 212
Saddle 62C 622
Bronze 65C 652
Graphite   122
Red   732

IDENTIFICATION

Model Model No. Body/Style No. Body Type Factory Price Shipping Weight Production Total
Coupe 1Y Y07
2-dr. Hatch Coupe - 2 passenger

2-dr. Hatch Coupe - 2 passenger

$27,072 3086 27,794
Convertible 1Y Y67
2-dr. Convertible - 2 passenger

2-dr. Convertible - 2 passenger

$32,032 N/A 7,315

ENGINE

Feature Standard Engine (RPO L98)
Type V-8, 90-degree Overhead valve
Block Cast iron block
Displacement 350 cid (5.7 liters)
Bore & Stroke 4.00" x 3.48"
Compression ratio 9.0:1
Brake horsepower 230 @ 4000
Torque 330 lb-ft @ 3200
Main bearing five
Valve lifters hydraulic
Fuel supply Tuned-port induction (TPI) system

TRANSMISSION

CHASSIS

Feature Coupe Convertible
Wheelbase96.2 inches (2.443 m)
Overall length176.5 inches (4.483 m)
Overall width71.0 inches (1.803 m)
Overall height 46.4 inches (1.179 m)  
Front tread59.6 inches (1.514 m)
Rear tread60.4 inches (1.534 m)
Standard Wheel size16 x 8.5 inches
Standard TiresP245/50VR-16 or P255/50VR-16 SBR
Steeringrack and pinion (power assisted)
Front suspensionSingle fiberglass composite monoleaf transverse spring with unequal-length aluminum control arms and stabilizer bar
Rear suspensionFully independent five-link system with transverse fiberglass single-leaf springs, aluminum upper/lower trailing links and strut-rod tie-rod assembly
BrakesFour-wheel power disc
Body constructionUnibody with partial front frame
Fuel tank20 US Gal (16.7 Imp Gal) (76 liters)

OPTIONS

RPO AG9 Power driver seat $225
RPO AQ9 Leather sports seats $1025
RPO AR9 Base leather seats $400
RPO AU3 Power door locks $175
RPO B4P Radiator boost fan $75
RPO B4Z Custom feature package $195
RPO C2L Dual removable roof panels for coupe $895
RPO 24S Removable roof panels with blue tint for coupe $595
RPO 64S Removable roof panels with bronze tint for coupe $595
RPO C68 Electronic air conditioning control $150
RPO D84 Two-tone paint $428
RPO FG3 Delco-Bilstein shock absorbers $189
RPO G92 Performance axle ratio 3.07:1 $22
RPO KC4 Engine oil cooler $110
RPO K34 Cruise control $185
RPO MM4 Four-speed manual transmission no-cost option
RPO NN5 California emissions requirements $99
RPO UL5 Radio delete $256 credit
RPO UM6 AM-FM stereo radio with cassette $122
RPO UU8 Delco-Bose stereo system $895
RPO V01 Heavy-duty radiator $40
RPO Z51 Performance handling package for coupe $470
RPO Z6A Rear window and side mirror defoggers for coupe $165
RPO 4001ZA Malcolm Konner Chevrolet Special Edition paint option for coupe $500

HISTORICAL NOTES

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