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1954 Corvette Carls Jr

1954 Corvette Specs

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Body Specs

Wheelbase 102 inches
Front Track 57 inches
Rear Track 59 inches
Length 167 inches
Width 72.24 inches
Height (at Windshield) 48.50 inches
Height (at Roof) 52.16 inches (Unloaded)
51.25 inches (Loaded)
Turning Circle Wall to Wall
38.58 feet (right); 38.99 feet (left)

Curb to Curb
36.55 feet (right); 36.93 feet (left)
Steering ratio 16:1
Steering Wheel Diameter 17 ¼ inches
Shipping Weight 2,705 lbs.
(Radio / Heater Not Included)
Curb Weight 2,850 lbs.
(Radio / Heater Not Included)
Loaded Weight 2,150 lbs.
(Radio / Heater Not Included)
Heater 20.50 lbs.
Radio 18.36 lbs.
Axle Ratio 3.55:1
Tire Size 6.70-15 4 Ply Rating


Engine Specs

Type: Inline Six Cylinder
Valve Location: In Head
Bore / Stroke: 3 9/16 inch / 3 15/16 inch
Displacement: 235.5 Cubic Inches
Compression Ratio: 8.0 : 1
Gross Horsepower: 150 @ 4,200 RPM
Gross Torque: 223 lb. ft. @ 2,400 RPM
Net Horsepower: 140 @ 4,200 RPM
Net Torque: 216 lb. ft. @ 2,400 RPM
Crankcase Oil Capacity (less filter) 4 Quarts
Recommended Oil Grade Above 32°: SAE 20W or 30W
To 10°: SAE 20W
To -10°: SAE 10W
Below -10°: SAE 5W
Fuel Tank 17.25 Gallons
Carburetor Three side draft carburetors with manifolds and air ducts to suit design.
Cooling System Capacity 17 ¾ Quarts
Ignition System
Coil Delco-Remy 1115394
Coil current rating 4 amps
Breaker Gap .016 - .021"
Spark Plug AC 45-5 or 43-5

1954 Corvette Options

RPO Description Production Price