Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the most frequent questions we are asked about our products. If you don't see the answer to your question here, call us at 1 (800) 552-1595.

How do I know if an imported engine/transmission will work for me?

We recommend calling our specialists to determine if a JDM engine or transmission is available for your car. We maintain a comprehensive interchange from our 30+ years in business and may have options available that no other importer can offer.

What do I need to replace when installing my new engine?

Should I replace my engine/transmission, or have it repaired?

Why are used Japanese engines/transmissions so inexpensive?

What do we mean by “Low Mileage”?

Other importers sometimes advertise engines with 30,000 miles. Is this accurate?

Will a Japanese engine/transmission fit in my car with no modifications?

Will I need to retune my ECU if I replace my engine with a JDM one?

What is “Direct Import”?

Do you sell only imported JDM engines?

How are these used engines/transmissions “Tested and Cleaned”?

What does an engine installation kit include? Do I need to buy it?

Do you sell other parts besides engines/transmissions?

Are JDM engines better than rebuilt engines?

How do I place an order?