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How can I sell my used engine?


Take a look at this massive pile of engines – there’s no vroom anymore!

Engines are beautiful

They’ve been stripped of parts that can get other engines purring again and what’s left will be recycled. 

There are so many engine components  – here’s just a few and what they do!

Engine block – The block is the main part, the main body of the engine. Every other part of the engine is bolted on to it. Engines are where the combustion happens. 

Pistons – The pistons pump up and pump down while the spark plugs are firing away. All this energy is what gets the tyres spinning via the drive shaft. 

Cylinder head – You’ll find the cylinder head attached to the top of the block which ensures there’s no loss of gasses. The cylinder is where the spark plugs, valves and other parts are fitted too. 


Crankshaft – This is located near the bottom of the engine block and it’s the part that does the energy converting from the piston engine to rotary. 

Camshaft – The camshaft’s role is to open and close the valves harmoniously with the rest of the parts.

Valves – So the valves are present to regulate the flow of air, fuel and exhaust fumes located in the cylinder head. The valves are both intake and exhaust valves. 

The oil pan – that’s attached to the bottom of the engine and it stores all the oil which is used for keeping the engine lubricated. 

So there you have it, your quick guide to knowing your way around an engine.

If it’s still got you scratching your head, don’t worry – the Scrappers team have expert engine gurus to hand who know engines inside out.

If you’re looking for a quality used engine or you want to know ‘how to sell my used engine’, 

you can count on them to guide you every step of the way.

And they will pay top money for your used engine. Even if your engine isn’t running you can sell a used engine as sometimes it may only need a certain component replacing and then vroom we’re back in business!


So to get the best price for a used engine contact The Scrappers. You can go online or you can call the team and talk engines. They can collect your used engine too, saving you the hassle. After all engines are like feathers – they weigh a fair whack!

So to sell a used engine, be it a V6 engine, a 2l engine, a 3l engine, a 1l engine and anything in between, drop The Scrappers a line and they’ll buy your engine and give you the best price for a used engine.

Call them today on 01204 388488. And if you’re after a replacement engine or reconditioned engine speak to the team too as they have bargain used engines in Bolton and can ship UK wide and all under warranty. 

Don’t delay, get in touch today! And get purring again with a fantastic replacement engine at Bolton’s best breakers yard – The Scrappers.

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