Throwback Thursday: Five Crate Engine Choices To Save You Time And Money

The week is nearing completion, and once again, Thursday has landed on our doorsteps. If you’re like me, the weekend garage plans have already made. If your plans for enjoying some garage time with your project include a little engine upgrading, we can help with that. “What crate engine is best for my car,” is a question we hear very often, For that reason, we thought it would be a great topic for this week’s Throwback Thursday. To make sure you get the all the information you need to make a good choice, we got some professional opinions to help you choose wisely. You my friend, need to check out: Five Crate Engine Choices To Save You Time And Money.

In this Throwback Thursday, we’re taking a leap back to April 2016. That article was put together to help you guys locate and procure a new crate engine for your hot rod. The article even got into specifics of each engine so you could make an informed decision.

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Unless you are new to the automotive hobby or have been living in your mother-in-law’s basement, you have at least heard of the term “crate engine.” Buying one of these ready-to-run motivators takes the guesswork out of choosing the correct engine parts that are compatible with each other, and they are much easier on not only your wallet, but your time. Remember walking through the junkyard looking for a rebuildable engine? When you finally locate one, you probably need to remove it from the car it is resting in, then haul it to the machine shop, and finally, wait on the machinist to get time to work on it. Remember, you’re not the only one needing his services.

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In the original article, we show several manufacturers that are offering an engine that can simply be installed in your car and immediately get you down the road. That is one of the advantages to buying a crate engine, in comparison to building your own.

If you’re looking to purchase or rebuild an engine for your hot rod, I encourage you to take a look at; Five Crate Engine Choices To Save You Time And Money.

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Randy Bolig

Randy Bolig has been working on cars and has been involved in the hobby ever since he bought his first car when he was only 14 years old. His passion for performance got him noticed by many locals, and he began helping them modify their vehicles.
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