Originally Posted by Mertz
I am just finishing my 283 and will tell you that it was much harder to build than the 350's that my classmates were building. You don't have as many options for parts unless you have deep pockets and then some are still not what I really wanted. Guys were buying total engine rebuild kits with hyperutectic pistons for what I would have had to pay for just the pistons. I think I will end up with a nice engine.
Its nice to see people still building the Little Giant
If done right youll be happy! you building a stock type low HP or a stock 283-283 HP or hopping it up for High RPM & High HP?