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confused short block/Long block?????

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  1. 96civic808

    96civic808 New Member

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    1.why is long block engines cheaper than regular engines?

    2.what's the difference?

    3.how can u tell if an engine are long block or short block?
    tnk you
     
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    any one?
    also is there a difference internal wise?
     
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    Short block = just the block itself. Long block = Block + head(s). Long blocks normally dont include the intake/exhaust manifold and some other things, whereas complete engines have everything ready to go. Thats where the price difference is.
     
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    alryt tnx!!
     
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