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Here is the question you need to answer to answer that question: If you put "X" amount of money (maybe $5000 for a jasper motor or $2000 for a used one maybe); can you take that same amount of money and buy a different car that is in the same condition as what you have? IF the car has relatively few problems, you may be better to bite the bullet and put in a reman engine. However if you haven't done maintenance as you should have, have thin tires, thin brakes, weak suspension parts etc, then maybe you shouldn't drop a motor into it. Keep in mind that moving into another car has potential pitfalls-even new ones. A used car may be a time bomb like you already own. Wasting money on a new one is a foolish expense and when you have problems (even under warranty) the dealer may not take care of the problems in a timely fashion or in a civil manner. Especially now that new car are having record recall problems and the dealers are under pressure to refute claims.

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