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As noted, your VIN shows the production number it was for your year. Add to that the total number of production for each of the previous years and you will have your produciton answer. What you won't be able to find out is how many pilot vehicles and alpha build cars there were prior to your's or from the other years so an exact number is not possible.
 

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I have never really paid much attention to VIN number before, so the last 5 are production information. What does the other numbers and such mean in the VIN?
Here you go:

This is an example of a VIN # for a 2006 Corvette Coupe:
1 G 1 Y Y 2 6 U 3 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 1
There are 17 characters. Starting with first character on left the codes are:
1. "1"= Built in US
2. "G"= General Motors
3. "1"= Chevrolet
4. Denotes the car line: Corvette is a "Y" body.
5. Provides more info about the car:
Usually a "Y" but the ZR-1 is "Z"
6. Body style: "1" = FRC, "2" = Coupe, "3" = Convertible
7. Restraint code
8. Engine:
L98="8"
LT1="P"
ZR1="J"
LT4="5"
LS1="G"
LS6="S”
LS2=”U”
LS3=”W”
LS7=”E”
9. Check Digit – 0 to 9 or X
10. Model year:
"B" thru "N" are yrs '81-'92 respectively
"P"='93
"R" thru "T" '94-'96
"V"='97
"W"='98
"X"='99
"Y"='00
"1"='01
“5”=’05
“6”=’06
“7”=’07
11. Plant: Bowling Green = "5"
12-17. Production sequence number that starts with the #100001 for each model yr
 

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so let me get this right ...if the last 5 digits are 18514 then my car was the that number for the entire c6 model or just the 08 model year ? sorry for being dumb . thanks talon !!!!!
Just for that model year. :thumbsup:
 

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Look at the 11th digit to identify the name of the production plant where your Corvette was assembled. This will usually be a number "5" that stands for Bowling Green, Kentucky. Characters 12 through 17 simply represent your Corvette's production sequence number.
 
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