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Old 05-12-2015, 02:02 PM
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Not a Hemi guy, just a 4.7 guy. My question is will some of the parts of the Hemi work on a 4.7 in an 08 Ram pickup?
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No, 2 different motors from ground up. But you can do a lot to get more power from the 4.7, tuners, exhaust, all the way to blowers.
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^^nothing is interchangeable within the engines themselves.
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The 4.7 is a Mercedes based engine,from when they owned the company
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The 4.7 is a Mercedes based engine,from when they owned the company
According to this article, the 4.7 began as an AMC project, not a Mercedes based engine.
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What article would that be.
I'm an AMC freak,they never had a 4.7,but Mercedes did Randy

AMC's engineers were behind the early magnum heads,but that's as far as i know it went for AMC engineering
AMC was bankrupt when Chrysler bought them out,and had pretty well ceased any new engine production,but i could be wrong
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body parts and transmission will interchange
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This article. http://www.allpar.com/mopar/47.html
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Looks like AMC's engineers were behind the engine by that article,that i didn't know.
I was under the impression it was designed by Daimler
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Looks like AMC's engineers were behind the engine by that article,that i didn't know.
I was under the impression it was designed by Daimler
That engine design was in the works way back in the mid 90's. The Mopar Action tech article was published about in '99.
http://dodgeram.org/tech/gas/Cammer/4_7_v8.html
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