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Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-19-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 21,138
Posted By kevinph
built a wedge to block the chain into place and...

built a wedge to block the chain into place and removed the cam gear. Rotated the cam until the V8 mark was at the 12 o'clock position. replaced the cam gear and torque into place - removed the...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-19-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 21,138
Posted By kevinph
okay. took both valve covers off again and lined...

okay. took both valve covers off again and lined up crank at TDC and the right side (passenger) does not have the V8 at the top. I'm going to take off the front cover and re-time the chain.
...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-16-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 21,138
Posted By kevinph
Okay. I tested the fuel injector with a test...

Okay. I tested the fuel injector with a test light. placing a 12v test light across the connector (disconnected from the injector) shows a injector pulse. So I must be getting some type of crank...
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 03-15-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By kevinph
welcome to the forum

welcome to the forum
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 03-15-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,088
Posted By kevinph
Welcome. This is a great way to enjoy the truck...

Welcome. This is a great way to enjoy the truck when the weather is too bad to play outside. You will find good people here.
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 03-15-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 806
Posted By kevinph
Welcome. I'm learning my way around a 4.7l. You...

Welcome. I'm learning my way around a 4.7l. You will find good people here.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 03-15-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 44,496
Posted By kevinph
A bunch of late 90 Blazers. Easy to work on. I...

A bunch of late 90 Blazers. Easy to work on. I kept a whole fleet for the family
Forum: Towing 03-15-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,693
Posted By kevinph
how much are you towing?

how much are you towing?
Forum: Other Vehicle Discussion 03-15-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,766
Posted By kevinph
interest truck chat

interest truck chat
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 03-15-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,017
Posted By kevinph
Thanks for the warm welcome. I have a post that...

Thanks for the warm welcome. I have a post that has not had a reply in a while. Any suggestions on how to get someone to look at it?
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 03-15-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,017
Posted By kevinph
I'm near Ann Arbor Mi

I'm near Ann Arbor Mi
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-15-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 21,138
Posted By kevinph
please help! Can I back probe injectors for a...

please help! Can I back probe injectors for a pulse? Should I use a multi-meter, 3-volt, 5-volt or 12-volt test light.

How do you test coil on plug engines for spark?
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 03-13-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,017
Posted By kevinph
first Dodge

Hello from michigan. My first dodge (to work on) is my son-in-laws ram 1500 with a 4.7l.
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 03-13-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 732
Posted By kevinph
i'm a newbie and ramtech has been very helpful

i'm a newbie and ramtech has been very helpful
Forum: Other Vehicle Discussion 03-13-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,766
Posted By kevinph
many states are revisiting gun laws right now. ...

many states are revisiting gun laws right now. especially the right to have a gun in a vehicle - both on the road and in a parking lot.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-13-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 21,138
Posted By kevinph
I am still looking for some help with diagnosing...

I am still looking for some help with diagnosing a no start after replacing tensioner, etc.

Here is what I know so far. Engine cranks but does not start. Fuel pressure exists ( I cannot measure...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-12-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 21,138
Posted By kevinph
I put it all back together and tried to start the...

I put it all back together and tried to start the engine. Engine cranks but no start. Any idea what might keep the engine from starting after replacing the tensioner, tensioner arm and chain guide?...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-12-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 21,138
Posted By kevinph
Also can you confirm: Timing chain guide...

Also can you confirm:

Timing chain guide bolts 21 Ft-lbs
Timing chain tensioner arm pivot bolt 150 in-lbs
Timing chain tensioners ( primary and secondary ) 21 ft-lbs.

Also re-read your...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-12-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 21,138
Posted By kevinph
anyway to measure "maximum" extension on the...

anyway to measure "maximum" extension on the tensioner?

My plan is to install the new tensioner and tensioner arm. The guide at the top of the pasenger side shows almost no wear and then start...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-12-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 21,138
Posted By kevinph
I have the timing cover off the engine. The...

I have the timing cover off the engine. The secondary tensioner on the right side of the engine is fully extended and there is slack in the chain. The tensioner arm can bounce up and down and that...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 02-27-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 21,138
Posted By kevinph
Ignore the note about the P-0340 code. I had not...

Ignore the note about the P-0340 code. I had not hooked the cam sensor up which was what caused the code.

Using a stethoscope and running with the valve covers off I isolated the noise to the...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 02-26-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 21,138
Posted By kevinph
Can I use a generic OHV spring compressor on this...

Can I use a generic OHV spring compressor on this engine to get to the lash adjusters? I hate to pay over $100 for a special tool for this one use.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 02-26-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 21,138
Posted By kevinph
I lined up the timing mark on the crank and then...

I lined up the timing mark on the crank and then checked the cam sprocket. V8 mark is at 12 o'clock. No paint marks on the chain, but I'm pretty sure timing is okay.

Besides the noise is there...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 02-26-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 21,138
Posted By kevinph
I ran the engine with the vlve cover off. ...

I ran the engine with the vlve cover off. Tensioner firmed up the chain fine. Looks like it is oiling okay at each cam lobe. There is still an ungodly clacking sound.

With the valve cover on...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 02-23-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 21,138
Posted By kevinph
I have the valve cover off. Any problem with...

I have the valve cover off. Any problem with oiling if I run it with the valve cover off to see if the chain tightens up?

I am concerned because the slack is on the upper part of the chain...
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