Used & Imported Engines For Sale
Instantly contact a network of scrap yards and engine importers.
Contact Our Supplier Network!
Find A Used Mazda 3 2.0 Lf Engine For Sale
You have an old Mazda car, truck or van that you need to dispose of.
Finding a reliable buyer can be hard, especially if your vehicle is in poor condition.
Engine Finder makes it easy for you to sell your used engines and parts online by connecting you with buyers around South Africa including Johannesburg, Cape Town, Pretoria and Durban. We also help you find the best price based on quotes from local suppliers who will deliver the part directly to your door!
Large Network of Engine Importers & Scrapyards!
4 Things To Check When Buying A used engine
If you are looking to buy a used car engine, there are some important things that you need to make sure is working as it should.
1. Borescope Inspection Camera
This camera is very useful as it allows the user to see inside of tight passages and narrow spaces that their hands can?t reach into. This way they can see both wear marks and damage that may have been caused by moisture, dirt or debris. Ensure there isn't any orange corrosion!
2. Compression Test
This test will show a prospective buyer how well the cylinders in an engine hold pressure when fuel is being compressed through them during a compression stroke . The compressions on all cylinders should be close together and the pressure readings should be within 10% of each other.
3. Coolant Check - Inspect cooling passages. Cast iron blocks are especially prone to rust and corrosion. Ensure there isn?t any orange corrosion!
4. Basic Engine Inspection - make sure there are no signs of a cracked block or impact damage. leaking oil?(Please note this is only for advice if you are in an area where these types of checks can be done.)
When buying a used car engine, ensure that it is working well by checking everything on the list above! For more information please contact your local mechanic or ask them to assist you when inspecting an engine.