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Model Year Production Numbers
(Numbers Reflect Start Of Production Day)

The Corvette Plant, Bowling Green KY

Date Day VIN Number Job Number Comment
June 28, 1999 Mon 100019 000001

Model Year 2000 Production Begins at 
10:35 AM See Note 1

June 29 Tue 100040 000021 First "Saleable" C5 See Note 2
June 29 Tue 100045 000027  
June 30 Wed 100178 000160  
Date Day VIN Number Job Number Comment
July 1, 1999 Thu 100310 000292  
July 2 Fri 100403 000385  
July 3 Sat - -

Begin Two Week Bowling Green Plant Shut Down Production Resumes on July 19th

July 19 Mon 100466 000448  
July 20 Tue 100585 000567  
July 21 Wed 100715 000697  
July 22 Thu 100831 000813  
July 23 Fri 100972 000954  
July 26 Mon 101107 001089  
July 27 Tue 101243 001225  
July 28 Wed 101371 001353  
July 29 Thu 101503 001485  
July 30 Fri 101638 001620  
Date Day VIN Number Job Number Comment
August 2, 1999 Mon 101767 001749

New Base Wheel (QF4) - shortage (Line Stopped Running at Noon - completed only 71 jobs for the day)

August 3 Tue 101838 001820  
August 4 Wed 101982  001964  
August 5 Thu 102127 002109  
August 6 Fri 102270 002252  
August 9 Mon 102401 002383  
August 10 Tue 102545 002527  
August 11 Wed 102691 002673  
August 12 Thu 102840 002822  
August 13 Fri 102998 002980  
August 16 Mon 103113 003095  
August 17 Tue 103260 003242  
August 18 Wed 103403 003385  
August 19 Thu 103547 003529  
August 20 Fri 103693 003675  
August 23 Mon 103822 003804  
August 24 Tue 103970 003952  
August 25 Wed 104119 004101  
August 26 Thu 104268  004250  
August 27 Fri 104409 004391  
August 30 Mon 104540 004522  
August 31 Tue 104646 004628  
Date Day VIN Number Job Number Comment
September 1, 1999 Wed 104810 004792  
September 2 Thu 104972  004954  
September 3 Fri 105126 005106  
September 6 Mon - -

Plant Closed for Labor Day Holiday

September 7 Tue 105259 005241  
September 8 Wed 105381 005363  
September 9 Thu 105531 005513  
September 10 Fri 105678 005660  
September 13 Mon 105808 005790  
September 14 Tue 105929 005911  
September 15 Wed 106088 006070  
September 16 Thu 106234 006216  
September 17  Fri 106388 006370  
September 20 Mon 106519 006501  
September 21 Tue 106676 006658  
September 22 Wed 106830 006812  
September 23 Thu 106980 006962  
September 24 Fri 107137 007119  
September 25 Sat 107267 007249

1st Saturday in Overtime Production (8 Hours)

September 27 Mon 107397 007379  
September 28 Tue 107554 007536  
September 29 Wed 107700 007682  
September 30 Thu 107833 007815  
Date Day VIN Number Job Number Comment
October 1, 1999 Fri 107984 007966  
October 4 Mon 108114 008096  
October 5 Tue 108264 008246  
October 6 Wed 108414 008396  
October 7 Thu 108563  008545  
October 8 Fri 108707 008689  
October 9 Sat 108837 008819

2nd Saturday of 2000 C5 Production

October 11 Mon 108964 008946  
October 12  Tue 109112 009094  
October 13 Wed 109267 009249  
October 14 Thu 109407 009389  
October 15 Fri 109559 009541  
October 18 Mon 109686 009668  
October 19 Tue 109828 009810  
October 20 Wed 109983 009965  
October 21 Thu 110137 010119  
October 22 Fri 110280 010262  
October 25 Mon 110408 010390  
October 26 Tue 110563 010545  
October 27 Wed 110705 010687  
October 28 Thu 110850 010838  
October 29 Fri 110994 010983  
Date Day VIN Number Job Number Comment
November 1, 1999 Mon 111125 011116  
November 2 Tue 111275 011269  
November 3 Wed 111415 011412  
November 4 Thu 111559 011558  
November 5 Fri 111708 011708

Plant Tours suspended. Our best guess is that 2001 Prototypes and 2002 Alpha Cars were on the line.

November 6 Sat 111838 011838 3rd Saturday of 2000 C5 Production
November 8 Mon 111963 011963  
November 9 Tue 112116 012116  
November 10 Wed 112262 012263  
November 11 Thu 112413 012414  
November 12 Fri 112560 012561  
November 15 Mon - - Plant Closed in Honor of Veterans' Day
November 16 Tue 112689 012690  
November 17 Wed 112842 012843  
November 18 Thu 112892 012983  
November 19 Fri 113078 013079  
November 22 Mon 113224  013225  
November 23 Tue 113380 013381  
November 24 Wed 113541 013542  
November 25 Thu - -

Thanksgiving Holiday Break

November 26 Fri - - Thanksgiving Holiday Break
November 29 Mon 113675 013676  
November 30 Tue 113823 013824  
Date Day VIN Number Job Number Comment
December 1, 1999  Wed 113977 013978  
December 2  Thu 114122 014123  
December 3 Fri 114269 014270  
December 6 Mon 114391 014392  
December 7 Tue 114543 014546  
December 8 Wed 114691 014700  
December 9 Thu 114837 014848  
December 10 Fri 114982 014993  
December 13 Mon 115107 015118  
December 14 Tue 115256 015267  
December 15 Wed 115407 015418  
December 16 Thu 115556 015567  
December 17 Fri 115702 015713  
December 20 Mon 115834 015845  
December 21 Tue 115982 015993  
December 22 Wed 116134 016145  
December 23 Thu 116283 016294 Plant Closing for Holiday Vacation
December 23 Thu 116233 016244 *The last C5 out the door for the century!
Date Day VIN Number Job Number Comment
First C5 Out the Door for the New Century!
January 3, 2000
Mon 116381 016392 This C5 is a Silver Automatic Coupe with Pewter interior (Sport Seats, Glass Top, Performance Axle, Active Handling, High Polish Wheels, Fog Lights, CD in Dash, Head Up Display)
January 4 Tue 116534 016545  
January 5 Wed 116684 016695  
January 6 Thu 116831 016842  
January 7 Fri 116985 016996  
January 10 Mon 117119 017130  
January 11 Tue 117271 017282  
January 12 Wed 117414 017425  
January 13 Thu 117556 017567  
January 14 Fri 117702 017713  
January 17 Mon - - Plant Closed: Martin Luther King Day
January 18 Tue 117835 017846  
January 19 Wed 117986 017997  
January 20 Thu 118135 018147  
January 20 Thu 118125 018136 At 7:12 a.m. the final day of production began for the new Millennium Yellow 6-speed, Z51 C5 Registry Show Corvette. It was the first C5 off the line at 6:12 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 21
January 21 Fri 118281 018295  
January 24 Mon 118413 018427  
January 25 Tue 118563 018577  
January 26 Wed 118710 018724  
January 26 Wed 118732 018746 At 8:42 a.m. the final day of production began for Jake Drennon's new Millennium Yellow 6-Spd, Z51,Convertible VIN# 1G1YY32G6Y5118732 JOB# 018746 Corvette.  It was completed at 10:12 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 27.
January 27 Thu 118855 018869  
January 28 Fri 119007 019021  
January 31 Mon 119136 019150  
Date Day VIN Number Job Number Comment
February 1, 2000 Tue 119286 019300  
February 2 Wed 119431 019445  
February 3 Thu 119580 019594  
February 3 Thu 119656 019670 See Production Note 5 Below!
February 4 Fri 119724 019738  
February 7 Mon 119868 019854  
February 8 Tue 120000 020014  
February 9 Wed 120148 020162  
February 10 Thu 120297 020311  
February 11 Fri 120442 020456  
February 14 Mon 120571 020585  
February 15 Tue 120687 020701  
February 16 Wed 120843 020857  
February 17 Thu 121000 021014  
February 18 Fri 121158 021172  
February 21 Mon 121288 021302  
February 22 Tue 121435 021449  
February 23 Wed 121557 021571  
February 24 Thu 121709 021723  
February 25 Fri 121859 021873  
February 28 Mon 121992 022006  
February 29 Tue 122151 022165 Only 157 Very special C5's will ever be built on a Leap Year Day. No Other Leap Year will occur during the the C5 production cycle 1997-2003
Date Day VIN Number Job Number Comment
March 1, 2000 Wed 122308 022322  
March 2 Thu 122434 022451  
March 3 Fri 122583 022603 Production for the press introduction 2001 C5's began today. They will be introduced in Mid-May.
March 6 Mon 122713 022736  
March 7 Tue 122862 022889  
March 8 Wed 123014 023046  
March 9 Thu 123155 023191  
March 10 Fri 123298 023338  
March 11 Sat 123413 023455 4th Saturday of 2000 C5 Production. Due to the large number of 2001 C5 Press Corvettes being built for magazine writers. This Extra Saturday of Production was required
March 14 Mon 123539 023585  
March 14 Tue 123683 023733  
March 15 Wed 123830 023885  
March 16 Thu 123972 024030  
March 17 Fri 124117 024175 During the two week plant tour embargo, there were 44 model year 2001 C5's built for the first week in May Press Introduction Event. Our best guess is about 24 were "The Most Rumored One".
March 20 Mon 124246 024304  
March 21 Tue 124405 024463  
March 22 Wed 124556 024614  
March 23 Thu 124704 024762  
March 24 Fri 124852 024910  
March 27 Mon 124981 025039  
March 28 Tue 125106 025164  
March 29 Wed 125267 025325  
March 30 Thu 125419 025477  
March 31 Fri 125568 025626  
Date Day VIN Number Job Number Comment
April 3, 2000 Mon 125694 025752  
April 4 Tue 125847 025905  
April 5 Wed 125991 026049  
April 6 Thu 126141 026199  
April 7 Fri 126290 026348  
April 10 Mon 126418 026476  
April 11 Tue 126563 026621  
April 12 Wed 126723 026781  
April 13 Thu 126874 026932  
April 14 Fri 127033 027091 Plant was visited by over 1200 C5 Registry Members during our 3rd Birthday Bash.
April 17 Mon 127175 027233  
April 18 Tue 127324 027382  
April 19 Wed 127481 027540  
April 20 Thu 127633 027695  
April 21 Fri - - Plant Closed Good Friday
April 24 Mon - - Plant Closed Easter Monday
April 25 Tue 127762 027826  
April 26 Wed 127914 027982  
April 27 Thu 128069 028139  
April 28 Fri 128204 028274  
Date Day VIN Number Job Number Comment
May 1, 2000 Mon 128312 028382  
May 2 Tue 128455 028525  
May 3 Wed 128484 028554  
May 4 Thu 128628 028698  
May 5 Fri 128793 028863  
May 8 Mon 128935 029005  
May 9 Tue 129081 029151  
May 10 Wed 129237 029307  
May 11 Thu 129383 029455  
May 12 Fri 129536 029608  
May 15 Mon 129679 029751  
May 16 Tue 129833 029905  
May 17 Wed 129994 030066  
May 18 Thu 130146 030218  
May 19 Fri 130300 030392  
May 22 Mon 130441 030513  
May 23 Tue 130594 030666  
May 24 Wed 130751 030823  
May 25 Thu 130908 030980  
May 26 Fri - - Plant Closed for Memorial Day Weekend
May 29 Mon - - Memorial Day Holiday
May 30 Tue 131036 031108  
May 31 Wed 131190 031262  
Date Day VIN Number Job Number Comment
June 1, 2000 Thu 131343 031415  
June 2 Fri 131500 031572  
June 5 Mon 131646 031718  
June 6 Tue 131795 031867  
June 7 Wed 131936 032008  
June 8 Thu 132084 032156  
June 9 Fri 132231 032303  
June 12 Mon 132360 032432 Today begins the start of an only 8 hour shift (6:12 am - 2:42 pm, CST), five days a week, until August. This means that they will build approximately 120 C5's per day.
June 13 Tue 132496 032568  
June 14 Wed 132624 032696  
June 15 Thu 132754 032826 Congratulations to our friends at the C5 plant! You folks are doing a great job by exceeding your goal of 120 C5's a day, by an additional 10! Those 50 extra C5's a week are going to make a lot of people happy!
June 15 Fri 132882 032954  
June 19 Mon 132908 033080  
June 20 Tue 133141 033213  
June 21 Wed 133279 033351  
June 22 Thu 133403 033475  
June 23 Fri 133535 033607  

 

* Last Out the Door 1999 C5 - Gordon Chevrolet in Tampa, FL,  received the last C5 TO head out the plant door December23, 1999 which is also the LAST C5 to be SHIPPED this CENTURY! This C5 is a Black (41U) Coupe with Black (19I) Sport Seats (AQ9) interior. It is a 6-Speed (MN6) VIN Y5116233 - JOB # 016244 with the following additional options: Memory Package (AAB), Power Seats (AG2), Body Side Moldings (B84), Single Glass Top (CC3), Dual Zone A/C (CJ2), Active Handling (JL4), Base Suspension (FE1), Heads Up Display (UV6), Base Wheels (QD4), Fog Lights (T96), CD in Dash (UN0) and 12 Disc Changer (U1S).
* First Out the Door 2000 Production C5 - Went to Les Stanford Chevrolet (XC-022), in Dearborn, MI, as a C5 Black Convertible Automatic with Black Top/Black Interior (VIN Y5116234 - JOB # 016245) still sits (ALL WRAPPED UP!) inside the plant door, and will do so until the plant re-opens on January 3, 2000, when it will be shipped to Michigan

 

Note 1:The first completed model year 2000 C5, the first 2000 C5 was a Millennium Yellow C5 Convertible (6-speed) with Black standard seats, a Black Top and High Polish Wheels. VIN # 1G1YY32G6Y5100019 JOB # 000001 (Options included memory package, carpeted mats, body side molding, dual zone a/c, F45 suspension, Active Handling, fog lamps, in-dash CD player, HUD) This first C5 is referred to as a "lead unit" which means a vehicle that is taken out by plant employees and/or Michigan based GM executives for test and evaluation. This was the first of 21 C5s used for this program.
Note 2: VIN # 1G1YY22G5Y5100040 JOB # 000021 Torch Red Coupe with Torch Red Interior. (Options included torch red sports seats, memory package, passenger power seat, carpeted mats, body side molding, dual zone a/c, luggage shade, FE1 suspension, G92 performance axle, automatic, tilt telescopic wheel, QD4 base wheels, fog lamps, in-dash cassette, trunk mounted CD changer) The lucky dealer is Weber Chevrolet (dealer # 03-827) in St. Louis, MO.
Note 3: Japanese exports HAVE key lock cylinders in the passenger side doors. While other exports and domestic versions DO NOT.
Note 4: A large quantity  of the electronics, referred to as "on-line" processors, were deleted and/or changed when the passive key system was removed for the 2000 model.
Note 5: VIN 119656 JOB 019670 The plant began installing a passenger side air bag switch on all new 2000 C5s. The first C5 with the air bag switch was an ordered Torch Red Coupe with (AQ9) Black Sports Seats, Z51, Automatic with (G92) Performance Axle, (QF5) High Polished, Tilt Telescopic, (T96) Fog Lights, (UN0) CD Player, (T82) Twilight Sentinel shipped to University Chevrolet in Big Rapids, Michigan. The switch is located in the glove compartment and is operated with the ignition key. The indicator lamp is located on the center console near the active handling switch and the F45 selector switch (if equipped) .....Because of the addition of the switch in the glove compartment Corvette has changed the pouch for the owners manual from a zippered pouch to a non zippered pouch which closes with Velcro.

They also had to change the owners manual (2nd edition) because of this air bag change (See pages 1-24 of the new owners manual)

 

21 Lead Units, also called "The Captured Fleet" were produced prior to the regular production run to be used as "Program Cars" by select GM Management.  
Statistics are listed below.

Lead Unit
Number
Model Exterior
Color
Job
Number
VIN
Number
1 Convertible Yellow 00001 5100019
2 Hard Top Black 00002 5100020
3 Coupe Yellow 00003 5100021
4 Coupe Yellow 00004 5100022
5 Convertible Yellow 00005 5100023
6 Coupe Yellow 00006 5100024
7 Convertible Yellow 00007 5100025
8 Coupe Yellow 00008 5100026
9 Hard Top Black 00009 5100027
10 Coupe Dark Bowling Green 00010 5100028
11 Convertible Dark Bowling Green 00011 5100029
12 Coupe Dark Bowling Green 00012 5100030
13 Convertible Black 00013 5100031
14 Coupe Dark Bowling Green 00014 5100032
15 Convertible Dark Bowling Green 00015 5100033
16 Coupe Dark Bowling Green 00016 5100034
17 Coupe Yellow 00017 5100035
18 Hard Top Black 00018 5100036
19 Coupe Black 00019 5100037
20 Coupe Yellow 00020 5100038
21 Coupe Dark Bowling Green 00021 5100039

 Special Note:
 18 Model Year 2000 C5 Corvettes were built During the 1999 Model year run for test and evaluation.

Special Note 2:

The final C5 for the model year 2000, Completed Monday, June 26, 2000 will be a Pewter [11U] Coupe, VIN # 33610, JOB # 33682. The Automatic [MXO] Coupe will include a Performance Axle [G92], Black Base [AR9] Seats-with Power Passenger [AG2], Memory Pkg. [AAB], Glass Roof [CC3], Heads Up Display [UV6], Fog Lights [T96], CD [UNO], Telescoping Wheel [N37], Base Suspension [FE1], B/S Molding [B84], Carpeted Floor Mats [B34], and Active Handling [JL4].

The last
C5 of 2000 is heading to Advantage Chevrolet in Hodgkins, IL.

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