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Old 05-21-2012, 04:01 PM
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hi all, my question is after alot of reading. can the heads be pulled off the 4.7 engine without removing the front timing chain cover? i just need to replace head gaskets. thx.
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it's possible but I and many mechanics won't recommend it. You should to make sure your sprockets and chain are properly installed during rebuild .
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You have to make sure that you have the crank, cams and all intermediate gears lined up. It's much better to have the timing cover off so you can set all that.
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