surplus engines | Cars and Motoring | PinoyExchange

PEx Highlights

REVIEW:Straight Outta Compton

"I'm no fan of hip hop but the music in this movie is magnetic and draws you." -Forg-

read more

Gilas Pilipinas Updates

Check out the latest news about Gilas Pilipinas here. Read some insider scoops and interesting commentaries from our members in this thread.

read more

Review: The Martian

A 9.5 movie rating from carlhiro? We all wonder why, right?Check out his review for the movie "The Martian" here.

read more

Oops! Lyrics na mali

Alam mo ang kanta, pero hindi mo alam ang tamang lyrics. Sounds like naman diba? Mga kantang mali ang dinig sa lyrics, sabihin mo na!

read more


Join the promo for a chance to win screening tickets to "Pan". Check this thread for more details.

read more

3peat for the NU Pep Squad

The NU Pep Squad scores another UAAP Cheerdance tilt with their caveman inspired routine. Are you satisfied with the results?

read more

Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1

    surplus engines

    Hey all. Where can I buy surplus engines? I drive an 89 Lancer and it's already in need of a top overhaul. I was thinking I might be better off buying a surplus engine instead. Any ideas where I can find em? And approximately how much would one cost?


  2. #2
    the_noise: Evangelista and Banaue offer a lot of surplus engines. Approximate price: 15K and up. You can save a bit if you find someone who wants to upgrade to a more powerful engine, most performance shops that perform engine swaps would be glad to give you one for significantly less =)

  3. #3
    Yep, checking with the shops that do swaps can help you reel a good deal.

    However, if its just a top overhaul, it may be safer to work on your own engine if you plan to just buy the same engine surplus. Getting surplus is usually a hit or miss thang and most of the time. When some of my friends get surplus engines, we also usually open it up and change things like the gaskets, bearings, belts, water pump, thermostat, get it compression tested, etc... just to make sure its running well and we can do the fixes while the engine is still out.

    When we opened up my mom's Corolla 1.3 before, we changed the timing belt, bearings, gaskets, and piston rings. It didnt reach 15K (with OEM parts sourced from Banawe) and we ended up with a fresh engine afterwards.

    Aside from Banawe and Evangelista, you can also check out Marikina for surplus engines as there are some warehouses here where the shipments are dropped but they're a bit secluded and far apart.

  4. #4
    So I guess I should have the car looked at first and at least ask how much a top overhaul costs, eh?

    Thanks for the advice. Will look into it.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts