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Offline Buford445

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2000. 2500 Ram Van
« on: April 02, 2009, 01:40:17 pm »
What does it take to pull the motor in one. It's a 360cid. I have a chanch to buy one. The body is in real good shape


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Re: 2000. 2500 Ram Van
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2009, 03:53:45 pm »
Book time is 18.2 hours to R & R including swapping components (for a long block)

You're gonna have to pull the front end of the truck off (hood, grill, core support, front bumper, radiator, a/c condenser, lower valance, etc)

I've done them in Fords, and they're not as bad as you would think

The hardest part is the lack of space above the engine for a chain sling.  Having access to the rear of the engine thru the cover is a nice feature when you're pulling an engine
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Re: 2000. 2500 Ram Van
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2009, 10:38:39 pm »
Thanks Kilch  :up: I'm looking at maybe buying the Van I can get it for cheap. $600.00 for a motor out of a junkyard with 100,000 miles on it. He said it has NO compression on #3 cyl, his mech. said it might be a burnt or stuck valve. It want's to die at a stop sign unless you put in neutral and keep the rpm's up. 


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Re: 2000. 2500 Ram Van
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2009, 10:47:44 pm »
that's a bunch of miles on a gasser - see if you can  :quote: negotiate  :quote: that price - Any idea what kind of fun you'll be inhereting with that motor?
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Re: 2000. 2500 Ram Van
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2009, 01:35:02 am »
Not Really !! Haven't made my mind yet. I can get the van for $400.00
But I have no need for the van just thought I might be able to turn it and sell for 2000.00 but I don't know if it is worth it :scratch:


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Re: 2000. 2500 Ram Van
« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2009, 01:38:23 am »
Lot of work for $1000 profit

But, sometimes those challenges are worth it, just for the work

Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.
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Re: 2000. 2500 Ram Van
« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2009, 02:01:03 am »
One Fear is the trany...He has serviced it but never replaced it


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Re: 2000. 2500 Ram Van
« Reply #7 on: April 03, 2009, 03:03:25 am »
How many miles are on the van/trans?
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Re: 2000. 2500 Ram Van
« Reply #8 on: April 03, 2009, 10:44:05 am »
170,000


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Re: 2000. 2500 Ram Van
« Reply #9 on: April 03, 2009, 02:18:47 pm »
OUCH!!!
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