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Old 02-06-2013, 06:22 PM
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Originally Posted by MouseFink View Post
The Chevy 302 (301 as it was called in the day) engine was a 283 CI engine bored to 4".

I wrecked my '56 Chevy on December 23, 1962 and installed the 4.56 rear end in my 1959 Impala 2-dr. HT with a 4-speed.
'Sounds like your 'day of infamy' . I can only imagine the sadness. But personally, I'd rather have the '59 Impala, but I would guess that you weren't thinking that at the time. There wasn't too much cooler than those big boat tails
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