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brush

(55,270 posts)
2. Agreed. And it's descendants, so to speak, are still available as 350 ci crate engines...
Fri May 31, 2024, 08:17 PM
May 31

that generate gobs of power.

brush

(55,270 posts)
4. The 265 was the first, then the 283, 327 and finally the 350.
Fri May 31, 2024, 08:33 PM
May 31

all descendants of the 265.

I think there were bored out 283 variants... 301 and 302 came along in the early '00s...first by performance shops then by GM itself.

dem4decades

(11,452 posts)
5. My 65 Chevy had a 283, the lead sled, I was up in Maine, and it was down 3 quarts, great engine for a moron.
Fri May 31, 2024, 08:36 PM
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dem4decades

(11,452 posts)
8. I beg to differ, the 65 Impala was okay, the 2 door, 67 Impala was beautiful. We had a marine blue one, with
Fri May 31, 2024, 09:27 PM
May 31

the long sweeping rear window, that was stunning. It also had a 283, if I had that and our 57 Impala, I'd be a happy camper.

dem4decades

(11,452 posts)
10. Okay, but you could argue that both the 67 and 68 had triple taillights, only the 67's were classy; the 68's were stupid
Fri May 31, 2024, 09:40 PM
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dem4decades

(11,452 posts)
12. Actually, I stopped paying attention after that. The 57 through 67 Impala's were the bomb. Okay, maybe not the 61.
Fri May 31, 2024, 09:48 PM
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Permanut

(5,958 posts)
13. Same here..
Fri May 31, 2024, 10:07 PM
May 31

but I had. 61 bubbletop I loved.

And let's not get started on what they did to the '68 Vette.

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