How much horsepower does a 420A engine have?
The US version engines produced 140 hp, found only in the RS and GS trims, and were a modified version of the Chrysler Neon engine, the 420a, manufactured by Chrysler and delivered to and installed at the Diamond Star Motors facility.
Does rebuilding an engine make it new?
A rebuilt engine is not a new engine, but when an engine is rebuilt properly it can significantly extend the lifespan of your vehicle. A re-manufactured engine has all new parts and has been completely overhauled to original factory or high performance specifications.
How many miles will a rebuilt engine last?
You might not have to worry about the motor in your car for a long time if you do it right. If an engine rebuild is done properly, it can last over 100000 miles! And even just maintaining the vehicle and doing some of the work on its own will help keep that mileage up as well.
Are 420A engines good?
The 420a motor is a nice little motor. There is no reason why you cannot make it fast, but I can tell you that you will never make it fast NA. You must go turbo or nitrous to be fast. And yes, you can be faster then a 4g63(in stock form) easily, and much faster if you really want.
Whats the difference between a 420A and 4G63?
420A is a 2.0L/2.4l with the intake and exhaust ports switched, 4G63 is the Talon DOHC engine.
How much does it cost to rebuild an engine by yourself?
How much does it cost to rebuild an engine by yourself? In a very general sense, you can expect the cost of rebuilding your engine to run you anywhere between $2,500 and $4,500 depending on parts as well as labor. If you are capable and handy, rebuilding your own engine will obviously run on the lower side.
Is it better to rebuild an engine or replace it?
Yes. A scheduled overhaul is almost always less expensive than a new engine. Rebuilding to repair is usually cheaper than buying a new engine, too. You may save up to half of the cost of a new engine by rebuilding.