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Old 12-06-2009, 05:47 PM
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Default Need help finding a 4.0 liter

Alright it has come that time where i am thinking about purchasing the 4 liter. My tranny is gunna go soon and i want to say screw the 3.0 and get the 4.0. Can you guys help me find everything i need? I need one that will bolt right in with low miles. I will need the tranny and ecu and everything,

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Old 12-06-2009, 05:50 PM
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you have a lot of work ahead of you. but if you willing to do try and find a whole donor truck with everything you need and good luck my buddy and i tried to find one and no dice
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Old 12-06-2009, 07:13 PM
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check out car-part.com will search all yards in your state.

If a particular yard has a website you can then see if they have any whole wreaked trucks for sale
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Old 12-06-2009, 07:28 PM
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Check out www.car-part.com. It's where I found my '06 4.0 w/ 1,000 miles on it. It's an online database of a ton of junkyards and their inventories. check it out. I'm assuming you're after the 4.0L SOHC? If so, look for an 04+ engine. Alot less likely to have the timing chain rattle issues of the earlier engines.


You'd need engine w/ complete engine/trans harness, PCM for the same year as your truck now same options as your swapping to, transmission, exhaust Y pipe, and a trip to the dealer to flash that PCM to match your PATS key. That'd require a tow.

But I will say though...that 3.0 Vulcan you have now isn't just underpowered, it's a total and complete long lasting engine that's a total workhorse.
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Old 12-06-2009, 07:28 PM
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i would say do it right and get a new one if your pocket is deep enough. and i mean a new engine and trans. engines don't work right when they sit for some time
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Old 12-06-2009, 07:43 PM
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i would say do it right and get a new one if your pocket is deep enough. and i mean a new engine and trans. engines don't work right when they sit for some time
My 2006 1,000 mile 4.0L engine sat on a pallet on a shelf from March 06 til Aug 09.....fired right up when I threw it in and it ran beautifully once I fixed the cracked ceramic on a plug. lol.
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Old 12-06-2009, 08:04 PM
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My 2006 1,000 mile 4.0L engine sat on a pallet on a shelf from March 06 til Aug 09.....fired right up when I threw it in and it ran beautifully once I fixed the cracked ceramic on a plug. lol.
was it indoors or outdoors cause it sounds like it was indoors. elements outdoors gets to them very quick.
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