Crate Engines Buckhannon WV

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Napa Auto Parts-Amtower Auto Supply Inc
(304) 269-1271
Us Route 33 E
Weston, WV
Services
Auto Parts

Advance Auto Parts
(304) 472-2199
181 S Kanawha St
Buckhannon, WV

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Advance Auto Parts
(304) 269-1191
100 Market Place Mall Ste 2A
Weston, WV

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Doss Electric
(304) 846-2411
Route 55
Fenwick, WV
Services
Auto Parts Retail, Electric Motor Parts & Repair

AutoZone
(304) 723-5420
3031 Pennsylvania Ave.
Weirton, WV
 
Worldwide Equipment Inc
(304) 884-7815
685 Lewis County Industrl Park
Jane Lew, WV
Services
Truck Parts,Van Dealers,Truck Dealers,Auto Dealers

Answered Prayer Collision Ctr
(304) 269-0077
76 Circle Dr
Weston, WV

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Advance Auto Parts
(304) 457-2040
Rte 250 S
Philippi, WV

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Napa Auto Parts Sales
(304) 967-7940
Main St
Bradshaw, WV
Services
Auto Parts

Napa Auto Parts
(304) 799-6250
Rr 1 Box 34a
Marlinton, WV
Services
Auto Parts, Car Washes, Car Detailing

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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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