Crate Engines Charleston WV

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Napa Auto Parts
(304) 744-1929
3101 Maccorkle Ave Sw
Charleston, WV
Services
Auto Parts, Car Washes, Car Detailing

Auto Zone
(304) 343-0876
977 Virginia St W
Charleston, WV
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Auto Parts

Autozone Inc
(304) 925-0893
6304 Maccorkle Ave Se
Charleston, WV
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Auto Parts

Carquest Dunbar
(304) 768-6316
1000 Charles Ave
Dunbar, WV
Services
Auto Parts

AutoZone
(304) 727-5247
125 Mac Corkle Ave
St Albans, WV
 
Napa Auto Parts
(304) 342-6183
2391 Sissonville Dr
Charleston, WV
Services
Auto Parts, Car Washes, Car Detailing

AutoZone
(304) 343-0876
977 Virgina St W.
Charleston, WV
 
AutoZone
(304) 925-0893
6304 Maccorkle Ave. S.E.
Charleston, WV
 
Napa Auto Parts
(304) 949-3931
10011 Maccorkle Ave
Charleston, WV
Services
Auto Parts, Car Washes, Car Detailing

Autozone Inc
(304) 727-5247
125 Maccorkle Ave
Saint Albans, WV
Services
Auto 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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