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according to Chrysler the newest part numbers listed are 53021984AB and 53021983AB if your looking to purchase new let me know I can order them from work with little markup
 

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Wait, what? I've been looking for HO cams for my 01 QC. As we all know, those are getting pretty extinct (the cams, not the trucks!). I thought the 4.7 in 2008 was a completely different head with different cams in it. Are you saying the the 2008 cams will fit in a 1999-2007 motor? I was under the impression that they wouldn't even mount up in the older heads. If they do, what about the later years?...where's the cutoff for the older heads?
 

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There was and still is a lot of false info people are putting out there with never putting hands on. I installed these almost a year ago and had 0 issues with them so yes the cams will fit the earlier heads and run but reccomend springs and programmer
 

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Yeah, thanks moparman. I looked up some of your other threads and gained some more insight. That's pretty cool news! I noticed another member was going to dyno them this spring, so that should be interesting to see. I saw the posts on the springs and possible breakage also. Seems that the factory '08 or HO springs should suffice, or Comp's 26113 set. I'd about given up on camming the ol' girl, but this kinda gives me hope. Even rockauto seems to sell the '08 cams at a reasonable price. I see them all over ebay too, but the prices seem ridiculously low, maybe not mopar parts? I'm not looking to go full race at anytime, just a bit more lower end for mileage. Interesting stuff here...
 

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My cost on them threw work was around $500 if I remember right
 

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Just put a set of HO cams in the classified today....
 

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There was and still is a lot of false info people are putting out there with never putting hands on. I installed these almost a year ago and had 0 issues with them so yes the cams will fit the earlier heads and run but reccomend springs and programmer
Yes they do work perfectly in my 01, I spoke to Nick at airram and he said I should be fine at 6k with stock springs since I only have about 125k miles but I do plan on putting the factory HO springs in come spring time/summer at the latest. I have taken it up over 6k many times with no float (still pulls very hard). I don't suggest running stock springs I completely agree just putting out my experience.

Yeah, thanks moparman. I looked up some of your other threads and gained some more insight. That's pretty cool news! I noticed another member was going to dyno them this spring, so that should be interesting to see. I saw the posts on the springs and possible breakage also. Seems that the factory '08 or HO springs should suffice, or Comp's 26113 set. I'd about given up on camming the ol' girl, but this kinda gives me hope. Even rockauto seems to sell the '08 cams at a reasonable price. I see them all over ebay too, but the prices seem ridiculously low, maybe not mopar parts? I'm not looking to go full race at anytime, just a bit more lower end for mileage. Interesting stuff here...
Remember 2008 cams are like 208 cams... They are more aggressive than 206 cams in specs and the HO cams have a better low end pull. Maybe you could buy the HO cams that are supposedly in the classifieds.
 

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Not only do the 08 cams work perfectly, I ran them for a few weeks on a stock tune with no engine codes. Once I had my wideband I found out I was running very lean obviously but these are the go to cams for this engine they seem to work perfectly with the 08 manifold. When people say there is no aftermarket support for the 4.7s they are wrong... You can upgrade the throttle, intake manifold, camshafts, we have performance heads/performance valve springs and pistons/rods, headers, y pipes, custom tuning, etc. If you want you can get the sullivan manifold and run a 7000 rpm high stall 224 cam build (yes you can get regrinds!). The only thing we are really missing IMO is the turbo and supercharger kit. Not only can you do all this for the 4.7 its easy to get... Nick at airram has everything except for the cams and he's almost always picked up the phone when I've called him with a question. The 08 cams are easiest to find through dealerships, online dealerships, or ebay.
 

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Hey ROYALE, it was your post i originally ran into, then followed moparman's posts on his. I was about to give up on camming this with the HO ones...getting really hard to find. The '08s look like just a touch "cammier" than even the HOs. I'm not looking for super gains, i love the stock power it has. The only mod i've done is the 5 speed TCM swap ($40 at the local yard). I've got 175k on the girl now and she runs like new. Very smooth and quiet, but has that nice V8 throaty sound through the intake and good pull. Plus, she's getting 14-15 MPG around the city and near 20 on the HWY (warm weather...winter here in TN is kinda killing those numbers). No Honda grocery getter, but not too bad for an '01 4x4 QC, i figure....the Honda would never tow the boat!

Since I do tow a boat with it, I didn't want to get too crazy with mods and such, but I figure a touch more torque might get me a bit of MPG and some ooomph on the butt dyno. I'm an old man and been a technician/mech for 20+ years. I got this truck cheap with (they thought) blown head gaskets and 131k. The overheating wasn't head gaskets (blocked rad) and the motor looked near new inside. The engineering in this motor is not very Mopar like (i used to work for the local dealership back in the day). Very high tech and well built. One of Mopar's better products, i would think.

I saw that come spring you were going to dyno yours. Guess I'll be another person waiting with baited breath on those results. This cam news is really intriguing. Really appreciate the info guys!
 

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Airram is working on a supercharger kit so that will soon be another mod, he currently has 1 on a ram 4.7 and running
 

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Been really busy sorry guys. Went out and did a single run today it could be better but here it is. 0-60 time will be a lot better once I get better gears as I'm just on 3:55 gears.

 

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i have a jeep commander and the sct doenst have a program for it im thiking that i ight go witht superchips programer what are your thoughts!!!! also with sct wich program do you go for?

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hey guys so just to be clear there is no mods required to be done for the 2008 cams to fit in a 2007 4.7 but it require s the comp cams springs! what about the air ram beehive springs?
anyone got the comp cams part number for the springs?
 

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These cams work fine on stock springs anyone who says they don't are going on pure speculation. I am the only one (if there is someone else who has they likely haven't posted anything online about) who is running them on stock springs and have ran them over 6k rpm at least 100 times and have been driving like this for over 15,000 miles. The video I posted above is on stock springs and my other mods are listed. I do plan on putting in HO springs or comp cam springs soon as I am likely at higher risk of engine issues but so far I have noticed no valve float and the engine pulls strong beyond 6k rpm.
 

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i have a jeep commander and the sct doenst have a program for it im thiking that i ight go witht superchips programer what are your thoughts!!!! also with sct wich program do you go for?

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I would look into things more as I'm sure it would work on a superchips programmer as I was running the 2008 cams for about a week or two before I got my sct tune on it. Without the tune I was running dangerously lean so you probably need to find a way to get a custom tune... There must be another option.
 
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