Crate Engines Wailuku HI

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Smile Auto Specialist
(808) 214-9306
331 Ano St. Suite D
Kahului, HI
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Air Conditioning/Heating, Alignment, Alternator, Battery, Belts & Hoses, Catalytic Converter, Clutch Cylinder, Cooling System, Diagnostics, Drive Belt, Electrical System, Exhaust Systems, Filters & Fluids, Fuel Injector, Fuel Pump, Fuel System, Head Gasket, Headlight/Headlamp, High Performance Service, Ignition, Inspection, Muffler, Oil Pan, Oil Pump, Oxygen Sensor, Parts, Radiator, Restoration Service, Shocks & Struts, Spark Plugs, Starter, Thermostat, Timing Belt, Tune-Up, Water Pump, Window M
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Napa United Auto Parts Auto & Truck Parts
(808) 244-3774
1820 Wells St
Wailuku, HI
Services
Auto Parts

Midas Kahului Maui
(808) 871-9581
200 East Wakea Avenue
Kahului Maui, HI
Hours
Monday - Saturday 7:00AM - 5:00PM, Sunday 9:00AM - 3:00PM

Napa Auto Parts
(808) 871-6272
90 E Wakea Ave
Kahului, HI
Services
Auto Parts, Car Washes, Car Detailing

Napa United Auto Parts Auto & Truck Parts
(808) 891-1314
381 Huku Lii Pl
Kihei, HI
Services
Auto Parts

Napa Auto Parts
(808) 244-3774
1820 Wells St
Wailuku, HI
Services
Auto Parts, Car Washes, Car Detailing

Napa United Auto Parts Auto & Truck Parts
(808) 871-6272
90 E Wakea Ave
Kahului, HI
Services
Auto Parts

Carquest Auto Parts
(808) 877-0913
305a Dairy Rd
Kahului, HI
Services
Auto Parts

Napa United Auto Parts Auto & Truck Parts
(808) 661-4461
1058 Limahana Pl
Lahaina, HI
Services
Auto Parts

Carquest Auto Parts Stores
(808) 572-8588
1043 Makawao Ave Ste 101
Makawao, HI
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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