Originally Posted by Double E
Agree 100%. Good advice....
Was I wrong in saying 4.7? I'm certain it is a 4.7.
Hauls tail and tows a big daggum boat w/ no sweat...
I think the hood (with the engine specs) was replaced before I got it though but didn't think a bigger engine was available for 2000...
Nope, you are right on all counts. Here are the specs in case you are interested:
ENGINE: 4.7-LITER, SOHC, 16V, V-8
Availability ______________________High Output: Std.— Overland, Opt. Limited;
Standard Output: Opt.— Laredo and Limited
Type and Description __________________________________V-type, liquid-cooled
Displacement ________________________287 cu. in.(4701 cu. cm)
Bore x Stroke _____________________3.66 x 3.40 (93.0 x 86.5)
Valve System_________________Chain-driven SOHC, 16 valves,
hydraulic end-pivot roller rockers
Fuel Injection___________________________Sequential, multi- port, electronic, returnless
Constructi______________Cast-iron block, aluminum alloy heads
Compression Ratio__________9.3:1—Normal, 9.7:1—High Output
Power (SAE net) ____________235 bhp (175 kW) @ 4800 rpm
(50 bhp/liter)—Standard Output
260 bhp (195 kW) @ 5100 rpm
(56.4 bhp/liter)—High Output (estimated)
Torque (SAE net) __________________295 lb.-ft. (400 N-m) @ 3200 rpm—Standard Output
330 lb.-ft. (447 N-m) @ 3600 rpm—High Output (estimated)
Max. Engine Speed _______________________6000 rpm
Fuel Requirement_____________________Unleaded regular, 87 octane (R + M)/2—Normal
Unleaded premium, 93 octane (R+M)/2 recommended—High Output
Oil Capacity ______________________________6 qt. (5.7L)
Emission Controls ___________________Mini converters (2), three-way catalytic converter,
heated oxygen sensors, advanced emission control system(a)
Maximum Gross Trailer Weight
Standard ___________________________________2000 lbs.
Optional ___________________________________6500 lbs.
Estimated EPA Fuel Economy (mpg City/Hwy) _________Normal: 15/21—2WD; 14/19—4WD
High-Output: 14/19—2WD, 13/18—4WD