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post #1 of 11 Old 04-14-2009, 10:26 PM Thread Starter
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Is there a short and long block 7.3 and what do i have?

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Those are engine terms for when you buy a new or reman engine. Short block is an engine block assembled with the crank, rods, and pistons I think. A long block is an engine assembled from the oil pan to the heads. A short block you re use the heads off the old engine and a long block comes with the heads already on and all you need to do is install the accesories on the front of the engine like the water pump, A/C pump, ect...
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ohh i see i think i meant big or small block? Thanks for the info.

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i thought short block is just the bare block and long block has the pistions and stuff wo the heads.

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Big block and small block are gas engine terms. If you want to get technical a small block is typically less than 360 cubic inches and a big block is larger than 360 cubic inches. a 7.3 liter is 445 cubic inches so by definition it would be a big blcok


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A short block is a rotating assembly only and a long block comes complete minus excessories intake and injection accesories


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ohh ok Thanks for that info im loving it!!!!

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There are differences in the engines though depending on the manufacture date of the truck. is that more of what you are looking for


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i was til i found out i have PMR's

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well make the most that you safely can


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