Actual on-line notations have been included for factory-original, correct assembly information. Any use of the Corvette name at this site is used only as a point of reference to their automobiles or automotive products line of the same name. Individual parts of assemblies like wheel bearings and races that were part of front knuckle and rear trailing arm assemblies, etc. This reprinted manual gives you assembly illustrations down to the last nut, bolt and screw. Neither the Chevrolet Motor Division nor any other segment of General Motors or its affiliates or subsidiaries shall bear any responsibility whatsoever for its content.
Each change is numbered sequentially, and when the revision block is filled, the next change starts again at the top, with the previous revision notes eliminated. The left side of the title block shows the title, the model number 19000 series for Corvette , the date the sheet was completed, the date it was released for publication, the initials of the illustrator and the checker, and references to other sheets in the same group or to Engineering layouts from which the information was taken to create the sheet. This is the best quality print available, and the manual comes with a money-back guarantee for the price of the book. I would suggest to your friend though that he gets a few manuals for the car because he's the one who's supposed to be spending the money on it. The top of the sheet is pretty straightforward - each part number is shown with an item number reference to the illustration, and if it's a fastener, the little triangle next to the part number refers to the torque spec at the extreme lower left of the illustration.
The book contains production and regular production option information. By using and visiting www. It shows exploded views of nearly every part of the car, and includes part group numbers. Hi, I followed the link because I was curious and I believe the link is to the Chilton's manual. It contains graphic illustrations of how all the parts are to be assembled, all the fasteners and torques, part numbers, special or mandatory assembly sequences, adhesives, sealers, lubricants, and functional test requirements and processes. The reproduction print quality is the best currently available. All parts and sub-assemblies used to assemble your Corvette along with appropriate part numbers, available options and the original build procedure diagrams are in these lose leaf manuals.
Every change order would be documented by a new page or pages. The versions that are commercially available now were saved by someone at the Corvette Assembly Plants at St Louis, Missouri and Bowling Green, Kentucky way back when. The Assembly Manual was compiled, published, and distributed by the Chevrolet Engineering Graphics Department. When a sheet was revised, the specs engineer inserted the new sheet in the production foreman's binder, and threw away the previous sheet; all Production cared about was how to build the car today, not how it was supposed to be built last month. Regards, Alan What year is the car? Therefore, the print quality varies and some pages can be occasionally light.
We have improved functionality with added page numbers and indexes for quick reference to specific areas of assembly. Therefore, the print like the print in original assembly manuals is occasionally light. Each production foreman had an A. The master copy in the Reliability Office was the only one that was complete, with all sections, and was kept up to date as revisions occurred. The alpha-numeric option codes didn't start until 1963; prior to that, the option codes were three-digit numbers, and the options section in those manuals is arranged numerically. .
Use this manual to help you disassemble or reassemble parts of your car, and or to help identify parts that may be missing or incorrect. About one inch thick stack of unbound pages -- New condition. Although it may seem like just another one of many mysterious acronyms, it's not; it's one of the most important technical references you can have in your classic Corvette technical library. Please specify model year s. We began a long search to locate the best, most complete versions of each manual and those are the ones we now sell. We'll talk more about how running changes were actually implemented on the line and the process that supported them in a later article.
The Corvette Hobby is lucky that any of these manuals even exist. Rather than list all 32 console part numbers on the A. The master copy of the Assembly Manual was kept in the Reliability Supervisor's office, and was maintained by his specifications engineers, who worked directly with plant floor production supervision and inspectors on quality and specifications issues. Like all assembly manuals, this is reproduced from a book made for use inside the factory, and never intended for the public. What year is the car? As time went on- the distributor made the mistake of making copies of copies of copies.
Other complete copies were used by the Material and Industrial Engineering departments for part tracking and changes in on-line assembly operations. For instance, there were 32 different part numbers of consoles eight for 4-speeds with manual windows, eight for 4-speeds with power windows, eight for Powerglides with manual windows, and eight for Powerglides with power windows. Individual sheets were revised regularly when new parts replaced existing parts, when parts were cancelled or removed, when a system was redesigned as a running change, or when illustrations revised or updated. These companies may use information not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. Go on and tear that car apart! This manual for: Corvette 1978, Corvette 1977, Corvette 1976, Corvette 1975, Corvette 1979, Corvette 1980, Corvette 1983, Corvette 1981, Corvette 1982, Corvette 1974, Corvette 1973, Corvette 1967, Corvette 1966, Corvette 1965, Corvette 1968, Corvette 1969, Corvette 1972, Corvette 1971, Corvette 1970, Corvette 1964. At least we have them as formal documents for every model year from 1956-up; our fellow Ford and Mopar enthusiasts have literally zero factory documentation to work with, and they'd love to have anything like our Assembly Manuals. The date of a revision almost i never indicates the date the change actually took place on the line; it just shows when the sheet was revised, which could have been well ahead of or well after the part change occurred in production at the assembly plant.
The chart information was used on the line to select the correct part depending on that car's trim color and options. There are exploded views and illustrations on just about every page, with wiring diagrams, torque specifications, and handwritten revision records. I would be willing to email you a few pages to help save you the money if it's one of those years. Only the parts that were received ready to install at St. Louis are shown in the Assembly Manual.
The revision record tells the history of that sheet since its initial release the date in the far lower left of the title block. These are the instructions that Corvette production line workers used to assemble your car at the St. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click. This is particularly true of interior trim parts that are physically identical, but differ only in color or minor configurations. I would be willing to email you a few pages to help save you the money if it's one of those years. We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website.