Chevy V8 283

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

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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.





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





Startup of the new 283 with open headers
283 chevy, 327/350hp cam, 67 Camaro intake and Qjet, long tube headers




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