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post #1 of 10 Old 09-19-2013, 01:22 PM Thread Starter
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timing chain.

What is the best timing chain to get for my 5.2? I've been looking on summit but I'm not sure which is best.


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post #2 of 10 Old 09-20-2013, 08:48 AM
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Not sure its the best, but its double-roller and will surely fit. I think LA V8 timing sets will fit a Magnum motor. That adds a lot more choices.
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Not sure its the best, but its double-roller and will surely fit. I think LA V8 timing sets will fit a Magnum motor. That adds a lot more choices.
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/dc...iew/make/dodge
What is the benefits of the double roller? I have never touched a timing chain in my life.

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Double roller won't stretch as easy.
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Double roller won't stretch as easy.
Thanks man.

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post #6 of 10 Old 09-20-2013, 03:54 PM
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Thanks man.
Your question got me to reading. Seems double roller has less friction meaning less heat and wear.
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When you consider that the stock timing chains routinely last 250k+ miles I fail to see the benefit of a double roller timing chain; especially if the rest of the engine has miles. . .
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When you consider that the stock timing chains routinely last 250k+ miles I fail to see the benefit of a double roller timing chain; especially if the rest of the engine has miles. . .
Sure. But for 63 bucks why not.
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Sure. But for 63 bucks why not.
I might have to order that soon. On my last Zj it failed on me and I'm not going to tear the front of my engine apart more than I have to. I'm doing my kegger mod in the next couple of weeks. So I'll just do them the same time.

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When you consider that the stock timing chains routinely last 250k+ miles I fail to see the benefit of a double roller timing chain; especially if the rest of the engine has miles. . .
My stock chain was well streched at 90k and my engine has been very well maintained since new. The only reason I even checked it was because I was doing the waterpump already.

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