Chevy V8 283

This is our Chevy K20 1961 with his engine Chevy V8 283 The first engine start.

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283 Chevy Rebuild and Test Run
283 Chevy Rebuild and test run





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 .442ex lift 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.





1963 Chevy 283 Engine Bench Test
This is a 1963 (numbers matching) 283 with power pack heads. It has a forged steel crank with .040 over pistons. Speed Pro cam & lifters .420 int / .442 exh lift. Comp Cams 1.52 roller rockers makes lift .425 int / .448 exh.





1964 Chevy Impala 283 Engine
This is a 1964 Chevrolet Impala engine that has been professionally rebuilt in 2009 by Classic Showcase, in Oceanside, CA. The restoration and building of this engine has been well documented, and be made available for the new owner. This Impala 283 engine that is being offered for sale is a long block with a Carter 4-Barrell Carburetor, stock Intake Manifold, Pro Billet Electronic Ignition and Distributor, and a Power Master High-Torque starter. This engine has only a few thousand miles of city driving, and the reason it is being offered for sale is the customer decided to upgrade and have Classic Showcase build and install a 409 engine in his Impala.




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