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Mini one new engine or not

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Hi I recently bought a mini one as spares or repairs. It has 152 miles on it but in ok condition except the previous owner smashed the sump on a road hump, broke bottom engine mount and ran engine without oil until it stopped.

I have removed sump and there are a couple of 1 cm bits of metal in it. The engine is not however seized. Am I right to assume it’s knackered ?

if so is an engine swap very difficult for a bit more than a novice skill level ?

same question for stripping the existing engine and replacing worn parts ?

Any advice on buying a used engine off eBay ?

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I wouldn't bother with the original engine,any used engine I would much prefer to see running first try and find a local breaker or at least get a guarantee/warranty
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