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Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-23-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By canoeman16
Pull the oil filler cap and look for tell tale...

Pull the oil filler cap and look for tell tale signs of sludge. I used synthetic oil, drove mostly highway miles and after 135000 miles was rewarded with a blown engine and lowsy gas milage. Now I...
Forum: Dodge Ram Forum CANADA 02-07-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,706
Posted By canoeman16
Another one close to Winnipeg

Just found this thread. Been looking for a 'peg connection for a couple of years. Any advice on finding a local source for a new/rebuilt '02 4.7L long block and someone who can give me some good...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 02-04-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 79,718
Posted By canoeman16
I luv my '02 truck, but no use for the 4.7. Mine...

I luv my '02 truck, but no use for the 4.7. Mine decided to blow a couple of holes in the front two drivers side pistons and then broke the timing chain tensioner and so on. So if anybody knows...
Forum: 4.7L (287 cu in) PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 04-20-2011, 01:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,159
Posted By canoeman16
It's Canada - so it's 1/2 gas - 1/2 antifreeze. ...

It's Canada - so it's 1/2 gas - 1/2 antifreeze. lol I have used 100% synthetic oil and regular gas since I got the truck.
Forum: 4.7L (287 cu in) PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 04-18-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,159
Posted By canoeman16
Well, it looks like I have discovered why my 4.7...

Well, it looks like I have discovered why my 4.7 is sluggish, has a rough idle and no power.:sad: Please take a look at these photos and give me some advice on why this happened. I intend to...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 03-27-2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By canoeman16
Freezing in the TB

I also had this problem. Installed the TSB kit myself and my problem went away.
Forum: 4.7L (287 cu in) PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-27-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,159
Posted By canoeman16
Sludge and rough idle update

Just a note to update the group on my sludgy engine that is running very rough. No problem with the ignition side, but after doing a compression check, I discovered that cylinders 2 thru' 8 had a...
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 03-20-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By canoeman16
Compression issue

Looking for more help. After checking compression on all cylinders, I got these readings. Cylinders 2 thru 8 had a reading of between 130 and 140 psi. Number 1, however, had a reading of zero. ...
Forum: 4.7L (287 cu in) PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 11-05-2010, 04:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,159
Posted By canoeman16
Sludge issues

It seems that this engine has sludge build up issues. Can anyone tell me how to succesfully "DE-SLUDGE" this engine. How can I check to see if this is causing my engine to have a rough idle and no...
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 11-05-2010, 02:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By canoeman16
New to the group

Just a note to say - Wow, what a source of info! Not quite sure how to put my problem in words, but here goes. I had just started to pull away from a driveway while pulling a horse trailer when my...
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