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1982 Chevrolet Corvette C3 T-top Coupe
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1982 Corvette Specs

Body Specs

Wheelbase 98.0 inches
Overhand (Front) 42.4 inches
Overhang (Rear) 44.9 inches
Front Track 58.7 inches
Rear Track 59.5 inches
Length 185.3 inches
Ground Clearance
Differential to Ground
7.8 inches
Ground Clearance
Front Bumper to Ground
9.4 inches
Ground Clearance
Rear Bumper to Ground
11.4 inches
Minimum Ground Clearance 3.9 inches
(Measured at Catalytic Converter)
Overall Height 48.1 inches
Rocker Panel to Ground (Front) 8.2 inches
Rocker Panel to Ground (Rear) 8.0 inches
Luggage Capacity 8.4 Cubic Feet
Cowl Height 35.5 inches
Windshield Slope Angle 57.0°
Effective Head Room 36.2 inches
Shoulder Room 47.5 inches
Hip Room 49.9 inches
Tire Size P225/70R15
P225/60R15 (Optional)
Recommended Tire Inflation 35 PSI Front; 35 PSI Rear
Wheels, Regular Production Size: 15 x 8
Turbo Hydra-Matic (Automatic) Transmission 1st Gear 3.06:1
2nd Gear 1.63:1
3rd Gear 1.00:1
Reverse Gear 1.93:1
Differential Lubricant Type GL-5
SAE 80W-90
Axle Ratio 2.72:1
2.87:1 (with N90 Aluminum Wheels)
Standard Fuel Tank Capacity 24 Gallons (Approximately)
Steering Ratio 16.1:1
Steering Wheel Diameter 14.5 inches
Wheel Turns 2.58
Turning Diameters 40.4 feet (Curb to Curb)
41.3 feet (Wall to Wall)


EPA Fuel Economy

49 State 15 mpg
California 15 mpg


Weight

Model 1YY87 Sport Coupe (Curb)
Front: 1,628 lb.
Rear: 1,740 lb.
Total: 3,368 lb.
(Shipping)
Total: 3,239 lb.
Model 1YY07 Hatchback Coupe (Curb)
Front: 1,628 lb.
Rear: 1,739 lb.
Total: 3,367 lb.
(Shipping)
Total: 3,239 lb.
Curb Weight: The calculated weight of a vehicle with standard equipment, only as designed with the additional load of oils, lube coolants and fuel all filled to capacity.
Shipping Weight: Same as base curb weight except 3 gallons of gasoline.

Weight Differentials
Power Door Locks (RPO AU3) +1.8 lb.
(+.9 lb. Front; +.9 lb. Rear)
Radio, AM/FM Stereo With CB,
8 Track Tape Player
(RPO UM5)
+4.4 lb.
(+2.2 lb. Front; +2.22 lb. Rear)
Radio, AM/FM Stereophonic
With Cassette Tape Player
(RPO UM6)
+3.1 lb.
(+1.8 lb. Front; +1.3 lb. Rear)
Radio, AM/FM Stereophonic
With 8 Track Tape Player
(RPO UM4)
+2.6 lb.
(+1.3 lb. Front; +1.3 lb. Rear)
Radio, AM/FM Stereophonic
With CB, Cassette Tape Player
(RPO UN5)
+2.6 lb.
(+1.3 lb. Front; +1.3 lb. Rear)
Gymkhana Suspension
(RPO FE7)
+37.9 lb.
(+0 lb. Front; +37.9 lb. Rear)
Power Antenna
All Radios Except Citizen's Band
(RPO U75)
+3.5 lb.
(-0.9 lb. Front; +4.4 lb. Rear)
Aluminum Wheels
(RPO N90)
-42.4 lb.
(-21.2 lb. Front; -21.2 lb. Rear)
Glass Roof Panels
(RPO CC1)
+9.8 lb.
(+2.7 lb. Front; +7.1 lb. Rear)
Carrier-Roof Panel
(RPO K30)
+7.0 lb.
(-1.8 lb. Front; +8.8 lb. Rear)
Automatic Speed Control
with Resume Speed
(RPO K35)
+7.0 lb.
(+4.0 lb. Front; +9.0 lb. Rear)
Electric Rear Window Defogger
(RPO C49)
+1.3 lb.
(-0 lb. Front; +1.3 lb. Rear)
Power Seat LH Six Way
(RPO AG9)
+11.9 lb.
(+5.7 lb. Front; +6.2 lb. Rear)
Speakers Dual Rear
(RPO C49)
+5.7 lb.
(+0 lb. Front; +5.7 lb. Rear)
Heavy Duty Cooling
(RPO V08)
+15.4 lb.
(+18.5 lb. Front; -3.1 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: 9.0:1
Cylinder Head Material: Cast Alloy Iron
Cylinder Block Material: Cast Alloy Iron
Oil Pump Type: Gear
Crankcase Oil Capacity 4.0 Quarts, Less Filter
Recommended Oil Grade Above 20°F: SAE 20W-20, SAE 10W-30, 10W-40
20W-40, 20W-50
0°F to 60°F: SAE 10W, 5W-30, 10W-30, 10W-40
Below 20°F: SAE 5W-20, 5W-30
Fuel Filter Mesh Strainer in Gasoline Tank and
Paper Filter Element in Carburetor Inlet.
Fuel Pump Electric - In Fuel Tank
Cooling System Capacity 21.6 Quarts
Radiator Cap Relief Pressure 15 PSI
Battery 12 volt - 115 Minute Reserve Capacity

Brakes
Type Caliper Disc, Four Wheel Hydraulic
Gross Lining Area 86.30 Square Inches
Swept Area 498.30 Square Inches
Disc Vented

Horsepower
Standard Engine (350 cubic inch) 200 hp @ 4,200 RPM;
Torque: 285 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM

Ignition System
Spark Plug R45TS
Make: AC
Spark Plug Thread 14 mm.
Spark Plug Gap .045 inch
Firing Order 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2
Idle Standard Engine, Automatic Transmission:
500 RPM (In Drive)

1982 Corvette Options

RPO Description Production Price