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Used GM Replacement Engines

General Motors became a competitor in the United States automotive market in the year 1909. From humble beginnings to the largest automaker in the world, GM has provided consistent technologies that have changed the pace of engineering and manufacturing. Vehicle owners who purchase components to replace in General Motors based vehicles know that GM replacement engines are known for high quality. Are you looking for used motors? Our nationwide network of quality engine distributors is on standby to help you save time, money, and get your car back on the road.

Got Engines is one of the Internet resources to use for locating motors on sale nationally. This website page is a definitive used GM motors resource for sale pricing online. The in-depth research for used automobile engines that is available using this website can help even the novice motor buyer make an intelligent buying decision. Replacing a GM motor is no easy task without a retailer guide to use as research.

Types of GM Car, Truck and SUV Engines

The V8 block is by far the most popular motor ever installed into General Motors vehicles. The early big-block motors that were designed provided a lot of power although were not very fuel efficient. GM updated its manufacturing technologies in the 1930s to forge the company in a new direction in automobile production. What came from this development is the very engine types that are still in usage in motor vehicles sold in the worldwide auto industry.

General Motors engines can be purchased in all of these editions through the locator system on this page:

  1. Four-Cylinder
  2. Six-Cylinder
  3. Eight-Cylinder
  4. Diesel

The classic motors and transmissions that were expertly designed can still be found through second hand resources on the U.S. What matters the most when selecting a motor is the type of vehicle and the engine displacement. These two elements must be perfectly matched to make sure that a changeover is entirely possible. Any person who is faced with the decision to remove a defective or high mileage engine can use this resource to help complete the project.

Subsidiary Brands of GM Motor Vehicles

GM as a company does not market small automobiles under the General Motors moniker. The branches of different nameplates that are part of the company marketing philosophy help coordinate the types of motors that are available. The following brands are specific to GM in the United States market.

  1. Chevy
  2. Pontiac
  3. Saturn
  4. Buick
  5. Hummer
  6. Cadillac
  7. Oldsmobile
  8. Daewoo
  9. Geo

Both current and classic motors can be found using this resource for GM brand vehicles. There are hundreds of makes or models that  have been released globally. Some names have been terminated or sold to other automakers in hopes of continuing the brand in different markets. Subsidiaries like Holden now produce many of the forgotten vehicles that were removed from U.S. production over the past three decades.

Different Engine Displacements for General Motors

The creation of the small-block size V8 motor helped GM to reach a different audience of car buyers who prefer performance. The 1.0 four-cylinder displacement is one of the types that is still in production for different vehicle types. A range of larger motors have been produced in both gasoline and in diesel types to broaden the consumer choices for replacement.

There are newer motors that have been introduced since the middle of the 1980s that are still going strong in terms of demand and in technology. These engines are available and include:

4.3L V6, 4.8L V6, 3.1L V6, 5.7L V8, 5.3L V8, 1.2L I4, 1.4L I4, 1.8L I4, 2.0L I4, 2.4L I4, 2.5L I4, 3.0L V6, 3.0L V6, 6.0L V8, 6.2L V8, 6.6L, V8 and 7.0L V8.

How to Buy Used General Motors Engines

A search finder is positioned atop each page on the GotEngines.com website. It is this finder that can be used to locate all replacement motors that are in stock. No VIN numbers are needed to review pricing although having this number to complete the ordering process is helpful. Entering the vehicle basics into the finder returns all listed motor inventory, quantities and the approximate price. The opportunity to purchase a preowned motor built by GM at a seriously low price is here.