What is an engine long block?

Answer When an engine has accumulated excessive miles or has had catastrophic damage, replacement with a new or re-manufactured engine can restore a vehicle's performance. Engines are available in various... Read More »

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Short Block vs. Long Block Car Engine?

If you are thinking about replacing your car's engine or upgrading your car's engine for performance purposes, knowledge of the types of engine block assemblies available will be valuable. Among ot... Read More »

How to Assemble a Long-Block Engine?

Contrary to what some believe, the difference between a short-block and long-block engine is not the length of the engine. In fact, there are three ways to order an engine. A complete engine is exa... Read More »

What is an engine block?

Engine blocks form the structural foundation of your motor. These heavy metal lumps must withstand hundreds of degrees in temperature, thousands of PSI in pressure, and millions of heat cycles whi... Read More »

What defines a big block engine?

As Tyler said, the block itself and not displacement determines if an engine is "big" or "small" block. The "Big Three" Detroit automakers each produced a line of physically smaller V8 engine bloc... Read More »