Crate Engines Helena MT

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R and R Diesel Repair Inc
(406) 442-2662
1060 Blaine Street
Helena, MT
Services
Truck Parts

AutoZone
(406) 442-0161
2711 N Montana Ave
Helena, MT
 
Electric City Brake & Alignment
(406) 761-2852
500 8th Avenue South
Great Falls, MT
Services
Brakes Service & Repair, Auto Parts Retail, Tractor Equipment & Parts Dealers, Plumbing Service & Repair, Auto Alignment Frames & Axles Service & Repair
Hours
Mon-Fri Weekdays
Products
alignment, Commercial Industrial, Parts Available, Electric Brake Controllers,

Napa Auto Parts/Cole Ventures Inc
(406) 827-3551
5230 Mt Highway 200
Thompson Falls, MT
Services
Auto Parts

Bulletproof Bedliners and Accessories
(406) 885-4637
1280 Us Highway 2 East
Kalispell, MT
Services
Transmission Repair,Truck Parts,Tune up Repair

Carquest Auto Parts
(406) 442-0042
2328 N Montana Ave
Helena, MT
Services
Auto Parts

Autozone
(406) 442-0161
2711 N Montana Ave
Helena, MT
Services
Auto Parts

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

Carquest Valley Motor Supply
(406) 357-2887
115 Ind
Chinook, MT
Services
Auto Parts

Napa Auto Parts Stores
(406) 632-4223
27 S Central Ave
Harlowton, MT
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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