how do you tell the difference between the 5.2L eng. and the 5.9L eng.

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Asked by tigerman1327 Feb 27, 2010 at 05:48 PM about the 2000 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 2 Dr SLT 4WD Standard Cab SB

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Most dodge rams that i look at have the 5.2L eng. but some have the 5.9L gas eng. i was wondering how you could tell the difference so i dont buy one thinking it has one eng. when it really has the other one. lol

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Dan Connell
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look at your vin # a vin Z will be a 5.9 and a vin Y will be a 5.2, there is no real way to visually tell the two apart (that i know of) because they use almost all the same components unless of course you tear the engine down and look at the crank shaft

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jml12345
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the best way is the casting #s on the block because they both look the same. one good example is the dakota v8. it comes with a 318 but a 360 is a direct fit with no mods. people wouldnt even know.

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Dan Connell
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casting # on the block yea if you have a way to look it up

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