Crate Engines Billings MT

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Custom Equipment
(406) 245-3693
2910 Hannon Road, # 11
Billings, MT
Services
Truck Auto Body,Truck Parts

Rocky Mountain Tanker
(406) 245-6361
1210 Lockwood Road
Billings, MT
Services
Truck Parts

Carquest Auto Parts
(406) 259-3376
2635 Belknap Ave
Billings, MT
Services
Auto Parts

Frank and Wetch Truck and Trailer Repair and Service
(406) 259-9882
320 South Billings Boulevard
Billings, MT
Services
Trailer Repair,Truck Auto Body,Truck Parts

Frank and Wetch Truck Body Shop
(406) 259-9882
320 S Billings Boulevard
Billings, MT
Services
Truck Auto Body,Truck Parts

Anderson Service Inc
(406) 252-0505
475 Moore Lane
Billings, MT
Services
Truck Auto Body,Truck Parts

Napa Auto Parts
(406) 245-4676
1105 1st Ave N
Billings, MT
Services
Auto Parts, Car Washes, Car Detailing

HCL Equipment Inc
(406) 252-5154
233 Orchard Lane
Billings, MT
Services
Truck Auto Body,Truck Parts

Beall Transport Equipment CO
(406) 252-7164
1635 N Frontage Road
Billings, MT
Services
Trailer Repair,Truck Parts

Tri State Truck and Equipment
(406) 245-3188
5250 Midland Road
Billings, MT
Services
Truck Auto Body,Truck Parts

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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