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Old 02-02-2010, 07:16 AM
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Hi, I am still discovering my Dodge Ram. Its a 1500 Laramie SLT , year 1995, and come from Canada. First license plate register in my country was 1997.
Under the hood I still dont know what engine I have. The valve cover on the left side has a tag saying 418. Is this some id of this engine ?
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if you look on the fan shroud you should see a white sticker that shows the path to properly run your belts.

somewhere on this sticker it should tell you what size engine you have, be it 5.0L or something similar... it's also not uncommon to show the proper gap for your spark plugs.

someone correct me if I'm giving bad info here. This is frequently how I'd ID engine size in older vehicles in the past

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It will be a 3.9, 5.2 or 5.9.
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This might help you some.

http://dodgeram.org/tech/specs/VIN_decode.htm
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on the 95 you can check inside the glove compartment and that should provide some info for you.
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