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, then you are at the right place. Our website “Sneed4speed” provides best quality Mini Cooper parts since 2006. Get the best deals on Mini Coopers engines and high speed aerodynamic upgrades, which includes rear wings. Cost of Rebuilding or Replacing an Engine In a very general sense, you can expect the cost of rebuilding your engine to run you anywhere between $2,500 and $4,500 depending on the parts as well as labor

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