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Factory Spec: 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine - 390 horsepower, 407 lb-ft of torque.


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Old 07-07-2014, 12:48 PM
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i'm not sure what I have into it now...but probably around 4k at least.. maybe I'll sit down at the end and add it all up. The way I look at it, this is the first and last pickup I'm gona own so I'd rather spend the money to make it last a few more miles than havin another car payment...
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update for saturday..my brother Eddie came over and we installed motor and attached to tranny... because of the arp studs, i installed the driverside head complete before dropping into truck....also removed the arp studs closest to firewall to make it easier to install the passenger side head after motor was installed.. I installed without the one head initially in order to access the tranny bolts more easily...


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I may be late to this party or simply missed it due to the magic of the internet, but why do I not see a single drop of assembly in any of these pictures? You did use it, right?



That stuff should be everywhere.
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i used it all over the place when I did the final install...you'll notice in that pic that I didn't install the crank tone ring either...
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Looks good!!
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i used it all over the place when I did the final install
Cool. Didn't mean to sound like I was pointing out the painfully obvious, just wanted to avoid a potentially disastrous first start.

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you'll notice in that pic that I didn't install the crank tone ring either...
Nope, never cracked into a mopar before, just SBCs, Nissan and Hondas.

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This is a good thread I sure wish I knew how to take a motor apart and put it back together better and faster. Nice build.
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Lookin good man! Can't wait till you break her in.
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Cool. Didn't mean to sound like I was pointing out the painfully obvious, just wanted to avoid a potentially disastrous first start.

Carry on man, digging the build and enjoying the pics.

by all means..point out the obvious, I take all advise constructively...I don't want to assume the obvious and the more eyes looking at this, the better. I've done quite a few cam and head swaps and helped with a couple other rebuilds but this is the first that I'm the front man and doing this mostly on my own...
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