Crate Engines Loudon TN

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Diesel Head and Engine Parts
(865) 573-3272
210 Sam Ray Burn Parkway, # A
Lenoir City, TN
Services
Engine Repair,Truck Parts

AutoZone
(865) 988-5803
783 Hwy 321 N
Lenoir City, TN
 
Midas Knoxville
(865) 691-5005
10025 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN
 
Diesel Head and Engine Parts
(865) 966-0541
207 Center Park Drive
Knoxville, TN
Services
Engine Repair,Truck Parts

Napa Auto Parts Kingston
(865) 717-2787
1176 N Kentucky St
Kingston, TN
Services
Auto Parts

Midas Lenoir City
(865) 986-8090
720 Highway 321 North
Lenoir City, TN
Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 6:00PM, Saturday 8:00AM - 3:00PM, Sunday - Closed

Napa Auto Parts
(865) 986-8092
405 Highway 321 N
Lenoir City, TN
Services
Auto Parts, Car Washes, Car Detailing

Pep Boys
(865) 690-2777
106 Market Place Boulevard
Knoxville, TN
Services
Auto Parts,Auto Inspection,Auto Repair,Clutch Repair,Emissions Testing

Motorhead Inc
(865) 376-1524
937 Gallaher Road
Kingston, TN
Services
Cylinder and Block Repair,Engine Repair,Truck Parts

Autozone
(865) 980-1960
1742 W Broadway Ave
Maryville, TN
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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