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ENGINE CODES

 

CORVAIR

1962                       Code Prefix
6- M/T YH
6- T/C, 4 Speed trans YR
6- A/T ZB
6- A/T, A/C ZJ
 
1962- 63
6- A/C, HPE YM
6- M/T, HPE Y
 
1965 - 67
6-164 M/T, SHPE RM
6-164 SHPE, P/G RN
6-164 M/T, A.I.R RS
6-164 M/T, A.I.R, H.P.E RU
6-164 P/G, A.I.R RV
6-164 P/G, A.I.R, H.P.E RX
6-164 M/T, A/T RA
6-164 RB 1965-66
 
1962- 64                  Code Prefix
6- M/T YC
6- A/C, M/T YL
6- T/C, 4 Speed tran YM 1964
6- M/T, H.P.E YN
6- A/T Z 1963-64
6- A/C, A/T ZD
6- A/T, H.P.E ZF
6- A/T, A/C, H.P.E ZG
6- A/T ZH
 
1965- 67
6-164 H.P.E RD
6-164 A/C RE
6-164 H.P.E, A/C RF
6-164 P/G RG
6-164 P/G, H.P.E RH
6-164 P/G, A/C RJ
6-164 P/G, A/C, H.P.E RK
 

 

1966
6-164 T/C RL
6-164 A/C RR
6-164 A.I.R RS
   
   
1967
6-164 P/G, A/C, A.I.R QO
6-164 P/G, A/C, A.I.R, HPE QP
6-164 SPHE, A/C, A.I.R QQ
6-164 SPHE, A/C, A.I.R,P/G QR
6-164 HPE, A/C, A.I.R QS
 
1969

6-164 M/T AC
6-164 H.P.E AD
6-164 P/G AE
6-164 P/G, H.P.E AF
6-164 SPHE AG
6-164 P/G, H.P.E AH

 

1966-67
6-164 SHPE, A.I.R RQ
6-164 P/G, A/C, A.I.R RY
6-164 SHPE, A/C RZ
6-164 P/G, A.I.R, H.P.E RW
   
1968

6-164 M/T, A.I.R RS
6-164 M/T, A.I.R, H.P.E RU
6-164 P/G, A.I.R RV
6-164 P/G, A.I.R, H.P.E RW
6-164 A/C RE
6-164 H.P.E, A/C RF
6-164 P/G, A/C RJ
6-164 P/G, A/C, H.P.E RK
Configuration:

A/C: Air conditioned             A.I.R: Air injection reactor

A/T: Automatic trans             HPE: High performance engine

M/T: Manual trans                 P/G: Powerglide

SHPE: Special Hi Perf.          T/C: Turbocharged
engine

The engine codes decoder reveals the engine displacement, plate location and configuration.