Again, the Chrysler 5.7 HEMI is a pretty reliable engine. Problems can and will occur at some point in the engines life. However, it’s a risk we take with all engines and the best we can do is maintain them as well as possible. 5.7L HEMI longevity should be north of 200,000 miles if well maintained.
How many miles can a 5.7 Hemi last?
5.7 Hemi engines are good for 250-300 000 miles and more if properly cared for and regular maintenance is carried out. Early models suffered from valve seat issues which was rectified after 2008. It’s not uncommon to find high mileage 5.7 Hemi trucks running around today.
Is 4.7 or 5.7 engine better?
The 5.7 Hemi engine has substantially more horsepower and torque, while a Ram with a 4.7 engine can typically be purchased for less. For those that will be doing a lot of towing, the Hemi will suit your needs best with its almost doubled towing capacity over the 4.7 engine.
Is a 5.7 Hemi worth rebuilding?
Installing a rebuilt 5.7 Hemi engine saves you money and gives you a long service compared to someone who goes for a new engine. A new engine costs almost twice what the rebuilt engine costs. However, you have the confidence that the engine is efficient, in perfect condition, and will serve you for long.
Why do Hemi engines tick?
Low quality fuel can cause the hemi tick. Fuels that contain high amounts of ethanol or that are low octane may not properly lubricate the fuel injectors and can lead to a slight tapping or ticking noise. Low-octane gas has also been known to cause an ignition knock in high-performance engines.
Did Ram fix the Hemi tick?
Short answer, no, RAM didn’t fix the tick as far as I have read. Owner options like what has been written in other threads and a bit above abounds but I believe it’s still there. Sure are a bazillion posts/articles about it online.
How many miles is a Dodge 4.7 good for?
The interval on the timing chain is something like 250,000 miles. This engine is built to last, as long as you maintain it.
How much does a Hellcat engine cost?
The most powerful version of Dodge’s supercharged 6.2-liter V-8, currently found in the Challenger SRT Super Stock, is now available as a crate engine for $21,807. FCA’s Mopar has announced that the 807-hp version of the Hellcat supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 is now available as a crate engine.