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John D.
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5/31/2016
22:26:21

Subject: RE: Is the 4.7 a good engine?
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No you can't replace the 4.7l with any other unless
you replace wiring harness and transmission and ecu




Randy Ladwig
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12/02/2016
16:17:34

RE: Is the 4.7 a good engine?
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Durability isn't it's strong suit compared to the
318 it replaced.
It's basically a push rod block, converted to OHV
for the heads. Instead of a cam, there's a "balance
shaft" and 3 timing chains. Plus it's an
interference engine meaning if 1 chain breaks, the
engine is practically shot.



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