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1986 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

1986 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

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Body Specs

Wheelbase: 96.2 inches
Overhang (Front): 40.5 inches
Overhang (Rear): 39.7 inches
Front Track: 59.6 inches
Rear Track: 60.4 inches
Length: 176.5 inches
Ground Clearance
Differential to Ground:
6.8 inches
Ground Clearance
Front Bumper to Ground:
4.9 inches
Ground Clearance
Rear Bumper to Ground:
13.0 inches
Minimum Ground Clearance: 4.7 inches
(Measured at Catalytic Converter)
Overall Height: 46.4 inches
Rocker Panel to Ground (Front): 6.9 inches
Rocker Panel to Ground (Rear): 6.9 inches
Cargo Capacity: 100 lbs. / 17.9 cubic feet
Liftover Height: 35.7 Inches
Cargo Length at Floor: 33.0 inches
Cowl Height: 33.4 inches
Windshield Slope Angle: 64.0°
Effective Head Room: 36.5 inches
Shoulder Room: 54.1 inches
Hip Room: 49.3 inches
Tire Size: P225/50VR-16 (Eagle VR, Goodyear)
Wheel Size: 16" x 8.5" (Front and Rear)
With Z51 Performance Handling Package
Front: 16" x 8.5"; Rear: 16" x 9.5"
Recommended Tire Inflation 35 PSI Front / Rear
Manual Four Speed Transmission: 1st Gear 2.88:1
2nd Gear 1.91:1 (1.30:1 Overdrive)
3rd Gear 1.34:1 (0.91:1 Overdrive)
4th Gear 1.00:1 (0.68:1 Overdrive)
Reverse Gear 2.78:1
Turbo Hydra-Matic (Automatic) Transmission: 1st Gear 3.06:1
2nd Gear 1.63:1
3rd Gear 1.00:1
4th Gear 0.70:1
Reverse Gear 2.29:1
Turbo Hydra-Matic (Automatic) Transmission
Lubricant:
Dextron II
8.0 Pints
Maximum Uphill Speed
(Wide Open Throttle):
1 > 2: 43 MPH
2 > 3: 79 MPH
3 > 4: 116 MPH
Differential Lubricant Type
Manual Transmission:
GL-5
SAE 80W, SAE 80W-90
Axle Ratio: 3.07:1 (Manual Transmission)
2.59:1, 2.73:1 (Automatic Transmission)
Standard Fuel Tank Capacity: 20 Gallons
Steering Ratio: 15.5:1
13.0:1 (Performance Handling Package, RPO Z51)
Steering Wheel Diameter: 14.5 inches
Wheel Turns: 2.36
1.96 (Performance Handling Package, RPO Z51)
Turning Diameters
Outside Front:
41.4 feet (Wall to Wall)
40.4 feet (Curb to Curb)


EPA Fuel Economy

Manual Coupe: City: 15
Highway: 22
Combined: 18
Automatic Coupe: City: 15
Highway: 22
Combined: 18
Manual Convertible: City: 15
Highway: 22
Combined: 18
Automatic Convertible: City: 15
Highway: 22
Combined: 18


Weight

Model 1YY07 Sport Coupe: Curb Mass with Four Speed Manual Transmission
Front: 1,628 lb.
Rear: 1,606 lb.
Total: 3,234 lb.
Shipping: 3,130 lb.
Curb Mass with 700-R4 Automatic Transmission
Front: 1,711 lb.
Rear: 1,528 lb.
Total: 3,239 lb.
Shipping: 3,135 lb.
Curb Weight: The calculated weight of a vehicle with standard equipment, only as designed with the additional load of oils, lube, coolant and fuel filled to capacity.
Shipping Weight: Same as base curb weight except 3 gallons of gasoline.

Weight Differentials
Removeble Plastic Roof Panel
(RPO CC3):
-4.0 lb.
(-0.9 lb. Front; -3.1 lb. Rear)
Power Door Lock System
(RPO AU3):
+1.8 lb.
(+0.9 lb. Front; +0.9 lb. Rear)
Power Seat, Six Way Driver Seat
(RPO AG9):
+16.3 lb.
(+7.5 lb. Front; -8.8 lb. Rear)
Electric Defogger System
Rear Window and Side Mirror
(RPO Z6A):
+0.8 lb.
(+0.3 lb. Front; +0.4 lb. Rear)
Performance Handling Package
(RPO Z51):
+35.7 lb.
(+25.1 lb. Front; +10.6 lb. Rear)
Automatic Speed Control
With Resume Speed
(RPO K34):
+2.7 lb.
(+2.3 lb. Front; +0.4 lb. Rear)
Radio AM / FM Stereo (ETR)
with Cassette (RPO UM6)
Includes Power Rear Antenna plus Two Front and Rear Speakers:
+0.8 lb.
(+0.4 lb. Front; +0.4 lb. Rear)
Universal CB Radio
(RPO UN8)
Includes Tri-Band Power Antenna:
+4.0 lb.
(+2.0 lb. Front; +2.0 lb. Rear)
Delco-Bose
Premium Audio System
(RPO UU8):
+15.4 lb.
(+4.4 lb. Front; +11.0 lb. Rear)
Radio Delete (RPO UL5): -11.0 lb.
(-5.3 lb. Front; -5.7 lb. Rear)
Full Feature Sports Seats
(RPO AQ9):
+16.3 lb.
(+7.5 lb. Front; +8.8 lb. Rear)
Automatic Transmission
(RPO MM4):
+13.6 lb.
(+10.1 lb. Front; +3.5 lb. Rear)
Custom Two Tone Paint
(RPO D84):
+0.8 lb.
(+0.4 lb. Front; +0.4 lb. Rear)


Engine Specs

Type:: V8
Valve Location:: In Head
Bore / Stroke:: 4.00" / 3.48"
Displacement:: 350 Cubic Inches
(5.7 Liters)
Compression Ratio:: 9.5:1
Cylinder Head Material:: Cast Iron
Cylinder Block Material:: Cast Alloy Iron
Oil Pump Type:: Gear
Cooling System Capacity: 14.65 Quarts (Manual Transmission)
14.51 Quarts (Automatic Transmission)
Radiator Cap Relief Pressure: 15 PSI
Battery: 12 volt - 630 Cold Cranking Amps (CCA)
54 Amp-hours

Fuel System
Type: Electronic Fuel Injection - Tuned Port Injection
Fuel Pump: Electric, Dual Turbine - In Fuel Tank
Point of Injection: Fuel Injectors at Inlet Ports
Flow: Pulse

Horsepower
Standard Engine (350 cubic inch): 230 hp @ 4,000 RPM;
Torque: 330 lb-ft @ 3,200 RPM

Ignition System
Spark Plug: FR3LS
Make: AC
Spark Plug Thread: M14 x 1.25
Spark Plug Gap: .035 inch
Spark Plug Tightening Torque: 18 - 22 lb. - ft.

Brakes
Type: Disc with Sliding Head Caliper - low drag
Effective Area: 27.0 Square Inches (Front)
18.3 Square Inches (Rear)
Gross Lining Area: 27.0 Square Inches (Front)
18.3 Square Inches (Rear)
Swept Area: 96.4 Square Inches (Front)
87.5 Square Inches (Rear)
Rotor: Outer Working Diameter: 11.5 inches
Inner Working Diameter:
8.42 Inches (Front), 8.75 Inches (Rear)
Type and Material: Vented, Gray Cast Iron (Front)
Damped Iron (Rear)

1986 Corvette Options

RPO: Description Production:    Price
24S Removable Roof Panel, blue tint (coupe) 12,021 (34.24%) $595
4001ZA Malcolm Konner Special Edition (coupe) 50 (0.14%) $500
64S Removable Roof Panel, bronze tint (coupe) 7,819 (22.27%) $595
AG9 Power Driver Seat 33,983 (96.79%) $225
AQ9 Sports Seats, leather 13,372 (38.09%) $1025
AR9 Base Seats, leather n/a $400
AU3 Power Door Locks 34,215 (97.45%) $175
B4P Radiator Booster Fan 8,216 (23.40%) $75
B4Z Custom Feature Package 4,832 (13.76%) $195
C2L Dual Removable Roof Panels (coupe) 6,242 (17.78%) $895
C68 Electronic Air Conditioning Control 16,646 (47.41%) $150
D84 Two-Tone Paint (coupe) 3,897 (11.10%) $428
FG3 Delco-Bilstein Shock Absorbers 5,521 (15.73%) $189
G92 Performance Axle Ratio, 3.07:1 4,879 (13.90%) $22
K34 Cruise Control 34,197 (97.40%) $185
KC4 Engine Oil Cooler 7,394 (21.06%) $110
MM4 4-Speed Manual Transmission 6,835 (19.47%) n/a
NN5 California Emission Requirements 5,697 (16.23%) $99
UL5 Radio Delete 166 (0.47%) n/a
UM6 AM-FM Stereo Cassette 2,039 (5.81%) $122
UU8 Stereo System, Delco-Bose 32,478 (92.51%) $895
V01 Heavy-Duty Radiator 10,423 (29.69%) $40
Z51 Performance Handling Package (coupe) 12,821 (36.52%) $470
Z6A Rear Window + Side Mirror Defoggers (coupe) 21,837 (62.20%) $165

Total Production: 35,109
Coupe: 27,794 (79.16%)
Convertible: 7,315 (20.84%)

Notes: Base Corvette Coupe with 350 cu. in. 235 hp engine and four speed automatic transmission: $27,027.00.
Base Corvette Convertible with 350 cu. in. 235 hp engine and four speed automatic transmission: $32,032.00.
Note the nice balance of the prices!

Colors

Code Exterior Quantity Interior Soft Top
13 Silver Metallic 1,209 (3.44%) Graphite / Medium Gray Black / White
13 / Silver / Gray 1,049 (2.99%) Graphite / Medium Gray / Red
18 Medium Gray Metallic 1,603 (4.57%) Graphite / Medium Gray / Red Black / White
18 / Gray / Black 1,138 (3.24%) Graphite / Medium Gray
20 Medium Blue Metallic 128 (0.36%) Blue / Graphite Black / White
35 Yellow 1,464 (4.17%) Graphite Black / White
40 White 4,176 (11.89%) Blue / Bronze / Graphite / Medium Gray / Red / Saddle Black / Saddle / White
40 / White / Silver 693 (1.97%) Graphite / Medium Gray
41 Black 5,464 (15.56%) Graphite / Medium Gray / Red / Saddle Black / Saddle / White
53 Gold Metallic 777 (2.21%) Graphite / Saddle Black / Saddle
59 Silver Beige Metallic 1,383 (3.94%) Bronze / Graphite Black
59 / Silver Beige / Medium Bro 1,014 (2.89%) Bronze
66 Copper Metallic 4 (0.01%) Graphite / Saddle Black / Saddle
69 Medium Brown Metallic 488 (1.39%) Bronze / Saddle Saddle
74 Dark Red Metallic 5,002 (14.25%) Graphite / Saddle Black / Saddle / White
81 Bright Red 9,466 (26.96%) Graphite / Red / Saddle Black / Saddle / White
Spec Silver Beige / Black 50 (0.14%) Graphite

1986 Corvette