Piston Install 283 Chevy Small Block V-8 Engine 1959 Corvette

More on our blog: www.vette59.com! After a not-so-long-and-cold winter the project moves ahead. The new pistons, rings and rod bearings are installed and checked by Katharine and her dad, while rebuilding the 283 small block for their 1959 Corvette.

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