97 Chevy Tahoe

Asked by Apr 02, 2017 at 07:13 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 97 Tahoe is my engine block short are long
block and can  I put a short block in there if has a
long block in it already

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Short block is just a rebuilt block. What do you want to do, put your uses heads on a rebuilt short block? That wouldn't be wise unless you get the heads refurbished. A long block comes with the heads refurbished and attached to the rebuilt block. You take your old intake manifold, exhaust manifolds, put a new oil pump in it, your oil pan and valve covers on the long block.

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