Chevrolet by the Numbers
is the authoritative reference for identifying and verifying the correct
Chevrolet parts, by casting number, for your exact model.
Restoring your Chevrolet to original factory
specifications? You'll find the casting numbers that correspond to
your car's Vehicle Identification Number. With this correct
information you will avoid buying - and being sold - the wrong parts.
Buying a Chevrolet that has been restored? These
numbers will help you determine whether or not the car has been
authentically restored, and whether it's a smart investment.
Searching for factory high-performance parts at swap
meets? "Chevrolet by the Numbers" tells you which parts to look for,
why they are special, and which engines those parts came with. Other
books rely on secondhand information or out-of-date part numbers.
Author Alan Colvin documented casting numbers for Chevrolet V-8 engine
and drivetrain parts from 1955 through 1975, using original source
material in Chevrolet's archives, including engineering blueprints,
technical service bulletins, and build sheets. He interviewed the
original manufacturers and engineers and brings you fascinating
stories of parts development from behind the factory gates. Most of
this information has never before been seen in public. If you
absolutely want to know the original parts for your Chevrolet?not what
interchanges or fits, but the correct part that came with your car
when it was assembled?Chevrolet by the Numbers has the answer.
Models: Bel Air Biscayne Impala Chevelle Chevy II Corvette
Engines: 283 327 348 409 427