Is is possible to put new engines in old classic car, say in the 1940?

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Anything is possible if you have the time & most of all , the money.

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Which is more expensive, obtaining and fixing up the body of the car or the putting in of the engine and mechanics?

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Depends on if the vehicle was ever in a serious accident & the frame is bent/twisted. Or if there is severe visible rust on the frame & or underbody. Look for unusual welds or plating on the frame which would be a clear sign of a cover up from rust or an accident.

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Custom fabrication on the install of a different engine , trans. Or rear can be costly. Having a custom driveshaft to accommodate the length of your new / custom install can cost you a cool Grand..... Trust me , I've done it !!!

I wouldn't need or want anything custom: starting off. Just basics. I suppose the engine would be the most expensive part and the frame of the car.

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