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4.7L swap


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Has anyone ever swapped a 4.7L in a 2000's ranger???
 


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4.7 out of what?
 

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Sorry. Out of a 2000 Dakota
 

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4.7s are one of the worst engines Chrysler made... look up their oiling and head design complaints and you'll see why. Total garbage.
 

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Thanks for the heads up. Its a donor all rebuilt drive train. My buddies truck frame is rotting out but was looking to use the drive train to swap.
 

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I'd find someone in need of those parts for a Jeep or Dodge pickup and just sell it off.
 

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Selling a 4.7 would be a moral issue that you may not want to face. Personally I would just throw it in a river to spare anyone else the misfortune of dealing with it.
 
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Selling a 4.7 would be a moral issue that you may not want to face. Personally I would just throw it in a river to spare anyone else the misfortune of dealing with it.
In all fairness the buyer should lnow what hes buying.
 

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Yep, the 4.7 is a POS. Had to unload the boy's Durango last year due to low oil pressure.
 

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I've worked on 3. All 3 dropped a valve seat and became boat anchors...
 

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A 4.7L... you might as well swap a 2.9L in and delete the radiator. That should last about the same amount of time.
 

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Selling a 4.7 would be a moral issue that you may not want to face. Personally I would just throw it in a river to spare anyone else the misfortune of dealing with it.
Nah, take the guys money, Jeep owners have low standards and apparently enjoy suffering.
 

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Selling a 4.7 would be a moral issue that you may not want to face. Personally I would just throw it in a river to spare anyone else the misfortune of dealing with it.
What about the marine life, they didn't do anything to deserve having a Chrysler heap dropped of in their living room.
 


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