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  1. 2009 4.7 timing chain.

    2009 Dodge Ram Forum
    Hello everyone, I just replaced the timing chain on my 4.7 1500. I pulled the pins and cranked it around a couple times but the chain is still pretty lose on the bottom portion of the chain. Just wondering if this is common or if there is something wrong that I did that anyone can think of off...
  2. Electronic Issue?

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Hi, I’m new to this forum, and as far as I can tell, my problem is new to this forum too. I have a 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 4.7L 4x4 with 180,000 km (~112,000 miles). First off, I’ve had a few issues that are potentially relevant to my current issue: 1. 6 months ago, I noticed my...
  3. Should I Buy?

    2012 Dodge Ram Forum
    Hello all, I have an opportunity to buy a 2012 Ram 1500. I've owned a handful of dodge trucks, first gens, seconds gens, third gens and dakotas... But I've never owned a fourth gen myself. This truck is a regular cab long bed (retired fleet vehicle). It is v8, auto and 4wd. My biggest concern is...
  4. 4.7 Rough Idle

    4.7L (287 cu in) PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Hello everyone I'm glad to be a new member here. I have a question. I have a 2003 Ram 4.7 that sometimes (especially on a cold start) likes to idle rough like it's cammed and when it does you can see the taillights surge like the power is being drawn from them. Can anyone please explain a remedy...
  5. 3rd gen 4.7 to 5.7 swap

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    My 4.7 has high miles and just doesn't have enough power so I'm looking at engine swaping to the 5.7l. It's gonna be hard but what all should I be ready for? I'm probably going to get a donor truck that's been wrecked for real cheap and transfer everything over. What all should I be ready for...
  6. Cam bolt removal on a 4.7 lt Help

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    I was replacing the timing chains on my 4.7 liter and I forgot to take the cam shaft bolts off before I took of the chains off. Is there any way I can get the cam bolts off? I've tried a 350 pound impact but I can't get it off. Any ideas? Also the engine is still in the truck. :doh:
  7. Flowmaster Single Exhaust Swap HELP!

    Exhaust
    So im wanting to upgrade my stock exhaust to a Flowmaster 40 Series. Pretty much just doing it for a nice sounding truck lol! I'd like to stick with a single in single out. I need to know what all i should buy for this. Im pretty new to this so I dont know too much on whats needed. I keep...
  8. 2009 dodge ram 1500 4.7 v8

    4.7L (287 cu in) PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    I'm looking at a 2009 dodge ram 1500 4.7 v8 quad cam 4x4. Has 62,000 miles I was wondering what you guys think of your rams I want to know everything
  9. dakota 4.7 swap to Dodge Ram 1500

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Found a 16 tooth 4.7 out of 2000 dakota to go in my 2002 dodge ram 1500. My question is what all has to be changed out on engine (manifolds, throttle body...etc.) so it will work in the Ram 1500? Thx in advance
  10. Custom Exhaust on 2002 Dodge Ram 4.7

    Exhaust
    Okay so I'm still bored with the sound of my 4.7. I just can't find an exhaust I like. So I'm thinking about building an exhaust myself. The stainless works mufflers have caught my eye, specifically their chambered round model...
  11. 2002 Dodge Ram 4.7 With an MBRP Exhaust?

    Exhaust
    Hello all :wavey: I just bought myself a 2002 Ram 1500 with a 4.7, and the stock exhaust is just too quite :smiledown: I've been on the search for something just to give it some sound. I really don't like the traditional straight out the back, and I've already done dual side exits on my previous...
  12. 4.7 on a 09 1500 SLT knocking..

    2009 Dodge Ram Forum
    I just bought the truck in November, it now has 99,100 miles on it. I've tried different oil, Valvoline Syntech, Royal Purple with a Wix filter. It dry starts every time if its sat longer than 20-30 minutes if that and then the constant tick and on really cold nights it will have loud lower...
  13. 2002 Ram Blowing smoke

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Hello, So, I have 2 problems with my 2002 4.7L 2wd Ram. 1. It is smoking a lot. For the first 10 minutes after I turn the truck on from cold, it blows lots of thick white smoke from the tailpipe, then goes to normal. 2. It's idling rough, sometimes it will turn on first try and run...
  14. Still getting too hot for comfort

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Hey guys, I'm back and so is my truck. I posted a month ago or so about some overheating and smoking problems which turned out to be a warped head letting coolant into cyl 6 which explains the misfire code. I had the heads machined and the head gasket job done and got my truck back with one new...
  15. 03 Ram Chillin' in the driveway

    03 Ram Chillin' in the driveway

    My 03 Ram 1500. Has 147,000 miles. Runs strong, engine pulls hard all the way up through the RPM's. Mildly modified.
  16. Rough Idle, Dying and CEL

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Hey guys! Still doing what feels like chasing my tail here. Silver (2002 Dodge Ram 1500, 4.7L V8, 2WD ST, almost 176K miles) has been idling rough, revving himself and dying more often. Before, it was only when it was cold outside (below freezing, which was always because, hello winter). Now...
  17. Need help! Leveling a 2WD 4.7

    Suspension
    I have a 2003 4.7 2wd. I just bought some aluminum ebay coil spacers 2.5" for the front and some used 35x12.5x17 mud grapplers to go with it on stock 17's. My friends are telling me that a 2.5" coil spacer will wear out my ball joints very fast and I just put brand new moog upper and lower ball...
  18. 4.7 bolt on? Turbo/supercharger?

    Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8
    Ive read some places where people have talked about turbos or super chargers for the 4.7? Can anyone shed some light on this? Looking to add some more power.
  19. 4.7 Exhaust

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    :4-dontknow:Hey Guys I was just wondering what is one of the best exhaust setups for the 4.7 out there. I like the rumble my truck has I just want to make it deeper and louder.
  20. Rebuilding my 05 4.7 but since I'm in there

    Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8
    So I bought a 2005 Dodge Ram slt with a 4.7 magnum in it then 1 month 1 week after owning it it dropped a valve seat just to test my patience. Now that I have the heads torn off the motor I was looking at airram.com's rebuild kit with Pistons. I was wondering what kind of gains I would get out...
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