1987 Chevrolet Corvette Convertable


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San Francisco, California, United States

Features and Specifications

Make: Chevrolet
Model: Corvette
SubModel: Convertable
Type: Convertible
Year: 1987
Mileage: 87,000
VIN: 1g1yy3181h5106417
Color: Black
Engine: 5.7
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: FWD
Interior color: Grey
Vehicle Title: Clear

1987 Chevrolet Corvette

This car was siting for about 3 years, we recently changed the fluids and got in running, mechanicly it's running grea, has some normal wear and tear, paint scuffs and a few scratche, but overall its in really nice condtio, it's not a show ca, but a really nice weekend drive, there is a small rip on the passengers bottom sea, the rubber around both windows is worn ou, heater does not work..top is ok ....but it's running great...........for more info please call 206 930 4724.

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1987 Chevrolet Corvette


MANUFACTURER

Chevrolet Motor Division, General Motors Corp, 30007 Van Dyke Ave., Warren, Mich. 48090

GENERAL

Curb weight, lb
3280
Test weight
3440
Weight dist (with driver), f/r, %

50/50

Wheelbase, in

96.2

Track, front/rear

59.6/60.4

Length

176.5

Width

71.0

Height

46.7

Ground clearance

4.7

Overhand, f/r

40.5/39.8

Trunk space, cu ft

11.6

Fuel capacity, U.S. gal

20.0

Fuel capacity, U.S. gal

20.0

ENGINE

Type
ohv V-8
Bore x stroke, in./mm
4.00 x 3.48/101.6 x 88.4
Displacement, cu in./cc

350/5733

Compression ratio

9.5:1

Bhp @ rpm, SAE net

240 @ 4000

Torque @ rpm, lb-ft

345 @ 3200

Fuel injection

Bosch multi-point

Fuel requirement

unleaded, 91 pump oct

Exhaust-emission control equipment

3-way catalytic converter with oxygen sensor, exhaust-gas recirculation, air injection

DRIVE TRAIN

Transmission
4-sp manual + OD*
Gear ratios: 4th
(1.00) 3.07:1**
(0.68) 2.09:1***

3rd

(1.34) 4.11:1

(0.91) 2.79:1

2nd

(1.91) 5.86:1

(1.30) 3.99:1

1st

(2.88) 8.84:1

Final drive ratio

3.07:1

ACCOMMODATION

Seating capacity, persons
2
Head room, in
35.5
Seat width

2 x 20.0

Seatback adjustment, deg

12

CHASSIS & BODY

Layout
front engine/rear drive
Body/frame
fiberglass body on skeletal steel chassis
Brake system, f/r

11.5-in. vented discs/11.5-in. vented discs, vacuum assisted, ABS

Swept area, sq in

330

Wheels

cast alloy, 16 x 8-1/2

Tires

Goodyear Eagle VR-50, P255/50VR-16

Steering type

rack & pinion, power assisted

Overall ratio

15.5:1

Turns, lock-to-lock

2.4

Turning circle, ft

40.4

Front suspension

upper & lower unequal-length A-arms, transverse fiberglass leaf spring, tube shocks, anti-roll bar

Rear suspension:

upper & lower trailing arms, lateral arms, tie rods, halfshafts, transverse fiberglass leaf spring, tube shocks, anti-roll bar

INSTRUMENTATION

Instruments:
165-mph speedometer, 6000-rpm tach, oil press./temp, coolant temp/voltmeter, fuel level, mpg, trip odo/range, clock

CALCULATED DATA

Lb/bhp (test weight)
15.0
Bhp/liter
40.1
Engine revs @ 60 mph in 4th OD

1650

Piston travel, ft/mi

957

R&T steering index

0.97

ROAD TEST RESULTS

Acceleration
Time to distance, sec:
0-100 ft
3.0
0-500 ft

7.9

0-1320 ft (1/4 mi)

14.5

Speed at end of 1/4 mi, mph

97.0

Time to speed, sec:

0-30 mph

2.0

0-50 mph

4.3

0-60 mph

5.9

0-70 mph

7.8

0-80 mph

10.1

0-100 mph

15.4

Speeds in gears

Maximum engine speed, rpm

6000

4th gear (rpm) mph

(6000) 149**

(4250) 154***

3rd

(6000) 111

(5670) 154

2nd

(6000) 78

(6000) 115

1st

(6000) 53

FUEL ECONOMY

Normal driving, mpg
17.5
Cruising range, mi (1-gal res)
332

HANDLING

Lateral accel, 100-ft radius, g
0.89
Speed thru 700-ft slalom, mph
na

BRAKES

Minimum stopping distances, ft:
From 60 mph
131
From 80 mph
230

Control in panic stop

excellent

Pedal effort for 0.5g stop, lb

16

Fade

percent increase in pedal effort to maintain 0.5g deceleration in 6 stops from 60 mph nil

Overall brake rating

excellent

INTERIOR NOISE

Idle in neutral, dBA
62
Maximum, 1st gear
79
Constant 30 mph

66

50 mph

70

70 mph

73

90 mph

77

90 mph

77

*automatic or elect. actuated 0.68 overdrive on gears 2-4;

**direct drive;

***overdrive (gear ratio x 0.68)

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