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what is the bore sizes of the chevy 265 and 283,is the rod ...

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what is the bore sizes of the chevy 265 and 283,is the rod length the same,is the stroke same,will i need special rods when i use 265 pistons and 283 crankshaft
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  auto mstr replied 8 years ago.
the stroke is the same the only difference is the cyl diameter the rods are the same heres the specs: 265ci bore 3.750x stroke 3.00/ 283ci:bore 3.875 x stroke 3.00 rod journal dia is 2.000 so the rods will interchange you can use the same rods on both crankshafts .
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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Reply to acuramstr's Post: I got tired of waiting so I got on the phone and got my answer from an old repair manual at a repair shop in town that has been here since 1954. thank you for your time and effort. I will go ahead and accept your answer for that reason.
Expert:  auto mstr replied 8 years ago.
sorry about the wait