Crate Engines Albert Lea MN

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AutoZone
(507) 373-1057
2105 E Main St
Albert Lea, MN
 
Auto Zone
(507) 373-1057
2105 E Main St
Albert Lea, MN
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Auto Parts

Carquest Auto Parts
(641) 324-2112
801 8th St N
Northwood, IA
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Auto Parts

AutoZone
(507) 433-1323
103 W Oakland Ave
Austin, MN
 
Autozone
(507) 433-1323
103 W Oakland Ave
Austin, MN
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Karl''s Carquest Auto Parts Inc
(507) 373-3944
1902 E Main St
Albert Lea, MN
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Napa Auto Parts of Albert Lea
(507) 377-3322
1710 E Main St
Albert Lea, MN
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Auto Parts

Napa Auto Parts
(641) 592-6272
108 S Lake St
Lake Mills, IA
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Auto Parts, Car Washes, Car Detailing

Ricks Auto Service
(507) 437-4784
2201B 4th St NW
Austin, MN
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Auto Parts,AC and Heating Repair,Service Stations,Truck Repair

Greg''s Napa Inc
(507) 553-6377
108 S Broadway
Wells, MN
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Crate Engines: When You Need to Replace Your Engine

By DriverSide Staff

Crate Engine
Ask any classic car enthusiast, restoring an old car is not cheap or easy. Not only are there issues with rust, paint and aging components, but just getting it to start can be a challenge. While certain parts can be rebuilt, when it comes to an engine, many people choose to simply rip out the old and put in the new. 
 
Swapping out an engine requires purchasing a replacement engine, and that’s when crate engines come into play. These engines are made in a number of ways, pieced together from used parts, salvaged from a wreck or built new, and they are available in a range of power outputs, from original factory specification to high output, high performance variations for those looking for a little more punch. All come packaged in a protective wooden crate – hence the name ‘crate engine’ – and are ready for installation upon arrival. 
 
Crate engines aren’t just useful for classic car owners; improper maintenance, manufacturer error or other unforeseen circumstances can cause newer car engines to expire before their time. If this is the case, it may make economic sense to replace the engine. Like their classic counterparts, these new OEM replacement engines are shipped from the factory, ready for installation. 
 
Depending on the crate engine’s condition, prices can range from $1,500 to $3,500 – plus the cost of shipping – and i...

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