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Posted: Mon May 23, 2005 11:16 pm 
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Hey guys...

I was jus browsin on the american ebay.com website and was lookin at the complete engines you can buy and lemme tell u these things 1) are beasts 2) have beepin good parts and 3) are cheap now over the next 1-2 yrs im lookin at buyin a old skool capri and putting a v8 in it jus for w/e use and 1/4 work, so aint gotta be smooth n shyte...Whose experienced ebay motors and importing engines and how easy/reliable are these people and more importantly the engines.......Thanks everyone any other comments also appreciated
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Posted: Mon May 23, 2005 11:40 pm 
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wouldnt it be cheaper/easier to source an engine locally?

 

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Posted: Mon May 23, 2005 11:57 pm 
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nah mate take a look at them and trust me these things in my opinion are the best things u can get
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Posted: Tue May 24, 2005 12:31 am 
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links to examples?

 

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Posted: Tue May 24, 2005 3:17 am 
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Co. that assemble crate engines in States are that well priced the locals import them..Sell them as there own..They can't compete....Especially with some good gear thrown in...

http://www.crateengine.net/

http://www.seanhylandmotorsport.com/for ... gine.shtml

http://www.fordracingparts.com/parts/se ... e%20engine

http://proformanceunlimited.com/ford.html

http://www.coasthigh.com/Assemblies/assembly_index.htm

 

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Posted: Tue May 24, 2005 4:19 pm 
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goto www.ebay.com and in automotive section engines, complete engines hava browse around there and i gurantee u'll be amazed
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Posted: Tue May 24, 2005 7:48 pm 
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I was thinking about a coast high performance crate motor a while back. If you want balls, crate motors are the way to go. Think of them as high horsepower thrashers with a good idle and warranty. You can't go wrong.
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