Engine is the heart of a car. Nowadays, people customize their cars according to their needs and choices. Like any other automobile, car can also suffer breakdowns. Engine breakdown is the most devastating situation for a car owner. If a car’s engine breaks down, people usually think about buying a new car rather than replacing the engine.
People change JDM engines for many reasons like old one is not running properly, or the existing engine is demanding too much of repair work or just to upgrade their car. Replacing an engine in the car is not a cheap affair. Here are some of the engine models that can be helpful for you while buying car engines:-
- Straight engines –
Straight engines are also known as inline JDM engines. The name of the engine is referred to the alignment of the cylinders installed, they are aligned in a straight path. This is the most common type of engine installed in cars and they are light weighted.
- V type engines –
The major difference between the V type engines and the straight engines are the alignment of the cylinders installed. Where in a straight engine the cylinders are placed in a row, V type engine cylinders are placed in 90 degrees to one another.
- Boxer engines –
The boxer engine is also known as the flat engine. The cylinders are arranged in a boxer style and the pistons are placed in different horizontal axis.
It is recommended to take advice from an expert before you choose an engine for your car.