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Old 10-05-2012, 10:35 AM
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Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Salem,VA
Age: 39
Posts: 238
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2004 Ram 1500 quadcab 2wd
Trim Level: SLT
Color: tan
Engine: 2002-2007 287ci (4.7L) PowerTech V8 235hp 295lb/ft
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These engines are pretty good. The transmissions are a problem, my 98 1500 had 198K on her when I bought her and the PO had already had the tranny rebuilt so I am not real sure on those specific problems. So far I have: changed plugs and wires, put in a new heater core (not a fun thing to do, but can be a DIY thing), replaced the intake gasket (along with new belt, idler pulleys and such) The PO had a buddy put a new intake gasket on when the Plenum was switched to alumuinum and the buddy folded the corner of the gasket when he put the intake back on which blew when I "tried it out" after purchasing.
I have and am still systematically putting in new injectors (mainly because of cost) so far #'s 1and 8 cyl have started sputtering.
That's the extent I have HAD to do so far...
2004 Quad cab 2wd 4.7L

1998 Ram Reg Cab, 5.2 auto 2x4
Flowmasters to make her rumble...LOL
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