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1997-2004 Chevrolet Corvette Specifications

Look up Chevrolet Corvette specification, engine oil capacity, spark plug gap, safety rating, fuel consumption, transmission, and light bulb sizes.

Engine 5.7L 8-Cylinder

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 5W-30
  • Oil certification: API
  • Drain plug torque: 18 ft-lbs
  • Oil capacity: 6.5 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 5.7L 8-Cylinder: 0.040”


  • Type: 50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable water and use only DEX-COOL ® Coolant.

Hydraulic Brake System

  • Type: Delco Supreme 11 Brake Fluid or equivalent DOT-3 brake fluid

Windshield Washer Solvent

  • Type: GM Optikleen® Washer Solvent.

Hydraulic Clutch System

  • Type: Hydraulic Clutch Fluid (GM Part No. U.S. 12345347, in Canada 10953517) or equivalent DOT-3 brake fluid.

Power Steering System

  • Type: GM Power Steering Fluid (GM Part No.U.S. 89021184, in Canada 89021186).

Manual Transmission

  • Type: DEXRON®-III Automatic Transmission Fluid.

Automatic Transmission

  • Type: DEXRON®-III Automatic Transmission Fluid

Key Lock Cylinders

  • Type: Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. U.S. 12346241 in Canada 10953474).

Rear Axle (Limited-Slip Differential)

  • Type: SAE 75W-90 Synthetic Axle Lubricant (GM Part No. U.S. 12378261, in Canada 10953455) meeting GM Specification 9986115. With a complete drain and refill, add 4 ounces (118 ml) of  Limited-Slip Axle Lubricant Additive (GM Part No. U.S. 1052358, in  Canada 992694) where required.

Hood Latch Assembly, Secondary Latch, Pivots, Spring Anchor, and Release Pawl

  • Type: Lubriplate Lubricant Aerosol (GM Part No. U.S. 12346293, in Canada 992723) or lubricant meeting requirements of NLGI #2, Category LB or GC-LB.

Hood and Door Hinges

  • Type: Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in Canada 10953474).

Weatherstrip Conditioning

  • Type: Dielectric Silicone Grease (GM Part No. U.S. 12345579, in Canada 992887).



  • 5.7 L LS1 V8
  • 5.7 L LS6 V8 (Z06: 2001–04)


  • 6-speed manual T-56
  • 4-speed automatic 4L60E

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Safety Ratings



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