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I'm looking for a good source to get a crate motor. I've tried some google searches but only found motors with high milage on them. I'm trying to decide on getting a crate or just rebuilidng existing motor. Currently has 110k but has an oil leak and it was abused in it's previous life.

Any sources on a long block crate? I'm hoping for under $1k shipped. It's a 2004 Dodge Neon RT non turbo.

I have a spare vehicle so the car can be down for a period of time. Would a speed shop do the work for me? What would be a good price for a rebuild having a shop do the removal/install too?

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Why do you want to rebuild or replace the engine? The only thing you mention being wrong is an oil leak? –  Larry Aug 10 '11 at 19:07
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The only people I can think of that would carry a crate motor are the dealers, or an authorized Mopar distributor. Not sure if it can be had anywhere else, and still be affordable.

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Thanks. Dealers are usually 20% more expensive thats why I would rather go else where first, but I have had no luck and I think I have to go to a dealer. Too bad this isn't a chevy, those things grow on trees. –  DustinDavis Aug 9 '11 at 15:03
    
@Dustin Haha. Very true. –  FossilizedCarlos Aug 9 '11 at 17:15
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