Piston Install 283 Chevy Small Block V-8 Engine 1959 Corvette
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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.
283ci Chevrolet small block rebuild
this 283 had a complete overhaul.
i replaced the camshaft with a summit cam .204in .214 ex duration .420 in
The Edelbrock intake i bought off of eBay.
all new valve train, the carburetor is so nice ran terrific. i like the
trick summit dual feed fuel line with the gauge . you can tell when the
fuel filter is getting bad with this thing on there. the heads are original
1965 power pack's this was a matching #'s engine
the pistons are .040 over speed pro forged flattops,with stock rods, stock
crankshaft. installed the the points style distributor is a pertronix
ignitor, with a flame thrower 35,000 volt coil. Behind the double roller
timing chain is a thrust bearing to help the cam rev smoother. all new
bearings throughout. clevette 77 oil pump
i sold it a year later for 1,500. the guy i sold it to says it still does
not leak a drop of oil even after 4-5 years.
Chevy 283 Engine 65 283 block 186 camel hump heads.
65 Block, 65 crank, rebuilt with flatop pistons with valve reliefs. 186
Camel hump heads. Double roller timing set, HV oil pump. Not sure how many
miles are on it. Skirts and bores look nice. It runs great with no smoke or
noises. Great oil pressure! Good little motor. New gaskets, new plugs, new
wires, new cap, new oil filter and oil, fresh paint. Includes starter,
pulleys, and alt bracket. Air cleaner to pan. $800