Tel: 210-341-1171 | Fax: 210-341-3565


Mon - Fri: 7am - 6pm


- Mechanical/Electrical

- Vehicle Checks

- Oil and Brake Checks

- Breakdown Services

- Battery Replacement


8411 Speedway Drive

San Antonio, TX 78230

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Overhaul your Engine

There are different ways of overhauling an engine. Most shops do what is called an in-chassis rebuild. This is where you don't remove the engine from the car, you just pull what you need to do the job off it and do a minor overhaul - replace the cylinder liners, pistons (if they need it), piston rings, replace the big end and crankshaft bearings, lap the valves in and replace the... READ MORE

Used Engine

As for used engines, they can be save you money but can be risky. An engine from a low mileage wreck at a salvage yard is probably okay. By low mileage, we mean less than about 60,000 miles. And if the salvage yard will guarantee the engine is good (some will, some won't), it would probably be much less expensive to buy the used engine and have it installed. But if the engine... READ MORE

Remanufactured Engine

A remanufactured engine is one that has been remanufactured to prescribed standards and specifications by highly skilled machinists using state-of-the-art equipment and components. During this process many...READ MORE

New Engine

A new crate engine, by comparison, usually uses all new parts (engine block, cylinder heads, crankshaft , connecting rods, pistons, camshaft, valves, etc.). Because of this, ...READ MORE

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An engine failure is always bad news because it involves making some major decisions:


Should you spend your money to replace your old engine? Or would it be smarter to get rid of your old car or truck and buy another?


Is your old engine repairable? Or will it have to be replaced with a new, remanufactured or used engine?


Which of these options is the best way to go, and which will give you the best return for your investment?


At Seymour’s Garage we will go over lots of options with you and recommend the best avenue for you to pursue based on your needs and expectations or what you want out of your vehicle. Some options are to replace your current engine with a used engine, overhaul your current engine, replace with new from manufacturer or a remanufactured engine.


Let’s explore some of the possible options!