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  1. Troubleshooter's Forum
    Im gonna make this story as short as possible while still including all the most relevant facts. Early this year i bought a 99 dakota 3.9 automatic. I hadnt had it long and i had a chance to buy a 318 for peanuts from a guy i trusted when he said it was a good motor. Shortly after that i figured...
  2. Engine Modifications
    Hey I'm new here and wanted to ask a question I've got a 2000 Dakota 2wd with a 3.9 and the 4 speed auto that's been in the family since new with 260,000 miles, I have a 2012 dodge challenger that was totaled but the 5.7 in it is still good. I've seen a few people do this swap but I would really...
  3. New Member Introductions
    So my truck has been parked for around 2 months now. The “mechanic” I thought I had working on it as a side hustle for him apparently sprayed starter fluid into my intake to get it my 4.7 to start. Well the engine “coughed” flames and he blew my head gasket as well as put one of my spark plugs...
  4. 5.7L Hemi Engines
    So my truck has been parked for around 2 months now. The “mechanic” I thought I had working on it as a side hustle for him apparently sprayed starter fluid into my intake to get it my 4.7 to start. Well the engine “coughed” flames and he blew my head gasket as well as put one of my spark plugs...
  5. Troubleshooter's Forum
    I recently bought a built 2001 Dakota with 180k miles on the odometer. Guy I bought it from swapped the engine and tranny from the original 4.7 and 45re to a 5.9 and 46re out of an 01 durango. It's got the no bus error in the odometer, and its stuck in limp home mode. The wiring harness and...
  6. Gen II Dakotas
    I wrecked my truck this past week and found a donor for cheap. The one I wrecked was a 1997 5.2l auto/4x4, and the donor is a 1999 3.9l auto 4x4...I have everything pulled out of the original already and was wondering if anyone has done this before? I know the mounts are the same and I have all...
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