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Old 01-24-2009   #1  
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When someone does a k-swap in there engine and later on plans to sell it... does the cars value depreciate? just wondering cause i really want to go with the frankenstein swap!
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Yes the cars selling price is lowered. Most likely they dont care to much about the resale price.
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unless you find someone that wants a k swap
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Yes the cars selling price is lowered. Most likely they dont care to much about the resale price.
who is the they? the general public or if i seal it to the dealership?
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They being the person putting in the swab. Also I would get others opinions like gears. Maybe im wrong.
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I think ur wrong.. dealership value is probably worth nothing if they even take it.. but street value I would say would be higher on the car.. depending who done the swap, how well it was done, tuned etc.. and what your final numbers were and such..
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doing a kswap will lower the cars value compared to stock. I don't know how car prices are in canada. but its just cheaper to trade in your civic and get a used type S now...then to do a kswap in the US.
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Thanks guys... yeah i'm still question whether if it's all worth it if i do the k-swap!
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