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Buying Used Engines in San Jose: How Does it Work?
If you’re in California and searching for a high-quality used transmissions or used engine in San Jose, trust ASAP motors to connect you with the top auto parts brokers in the area.
Simply fill out our easy-to-use form, making certain you specify the year, make, model, part type and engine size or transmission type you need. One you’ve submitted it, you’ll begin receiving bids from sellers via phone, email or text, and usually within only a few minutes.
Each broker you hear from is eager to earn your business, so you get to select the ideal engine from an array of competitive prices.
Why Buy a Used Engine?
When you want a top-notch engine but aren’t looking to pay top dollar, purchasing a <em>used</em> engine is the way to go. Not only will you bring new life to your car, but you’ll save hundreds to thousands of dollars doing it. From lower maintenance costs to a longer vehicle life, used engines in San Jose are a wonderful option.
The used engines for sale in San Jose aren’t only for drivers. Many of our customers are enthusiasts, restorers and builders who want to create custom cars at affordable prices. ASAP Motors can make that happen.
Used Engine FAQs
When purchasing used engines in San Jose, customers typically have some fundamental questions:
Q. Will my used engine come with a warranty?
A. Many of the used engines for sale in San Jose come with generous warranties. Depending on which seller you choose, your warranty could range from 30 days to one year or more.
Q. What are my shipping options?
A. While certain sellers ask their customers to pay shipping costs for used engines in San Jose, many other sellers offer free shipping instead.
Q. How do I get my used engines installed?
A. If you’d rather not install your used engine yourself, we recommend visiting a local mechanic to have your engine professionally installed.
Q. What are the best auto shops in San Jose?
A. There are many outstanding auto shops in San Jose. These are three favorites:
San Jose Auto Works
5 Stars on Yelp*
Address: 599 N 4th St
San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: (408) 294-6862
T&N Auto Services
5 Stars on Yelp*
Address: 5837 Winfield Blvd
San Jose, CA 95123
Phone number (408) 580-6511
Bay Area Auto Service
5 Stars on Yelp*
Address: 5815 Winfield Blvd
San Jose, CA 95123
Phone: (408) 225-8150
*Date extracted: May 2018
Top Used Engines in San Jose
Here are three of the most popular used engines in San Jose …
At the time of its debut in 1973, the Honda Civic quickly became known for its relatively small engine and large interior. In the 1980s the Civic’s body became sleeker, and the 1990s saw versions with an even more aerodynamic design. Many drivers still consider this an economic and reliable vehicle, even second-hand, and so we’re not surprised there’s still demand for used Honda Civic engines in San Jose.
Right from the start of production in 1976, the Honda Accord found immediate success. Its style, power and space were complemented by reliability and affordability, and it was fun to drive. Over the generations the Honda Accord maximized these characteristics, and it remains a beloved car in California. It makes perfect sense that local customers want used Honda Accord engines in San Jose.
First introduced in 1985, the Toyota Camry has always been reliable and great for family driving. Though the car has traditionally been known more for a comfortable ride than sporty agility, newer generations handle quite well thanks to a lower center of gravity, a more rigid body and less weight. For those who love a reliable ride in the family car, local customers are still looking for used Toyota Camry engines in San Jose.
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Scenic Drives in San Jose
Once your used engine is installed, enjoy the new life of your car by taking it for a scenic drive in and around San Jose. Here are some of the most enjoyable routes in the area:
Sierra Road to the Sierra Vista Open Space Preserve (7 miles)
Once you get outside of the city, Sierra Road twists and turns its way into green foothills. The Sierra Vista Open Space preserve offers great views of the city during the day of the night. There is also a trail to Alum Rock Park. Locals consider Sierra Vista a great place to hike.
State Route 130 to Mount Hamilton (25 miles)
This winding and sometimes narrow drive goes right through foothills and Joseph D. Grant County Park. Once at Mount Hamilton, you can take in the views at the Lick Observatory, which overlooks the Santa Clara Valley. Other sites from the summit include the Santa Cruz Mountains and Yosemite National Park.
Highway 280 to San Francisco (50 miles)
This might be an interstate highway, but as you pass by the Santa Cruz Mountains and its vistas you’ll enjoy beautiful California views. Take in wide open spaces and glimpses of the bay and Crystal Springs Reservoir as you work your way to the great city of San Francisco.