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2007 XLT :: Best Engine Replacement Brand

Discussion in 'Stock 2006 -2010 Explorers' started by nickelphillips, October 10, 2018.

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    1. nickelphillips

      nickelphillips New Member

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      Have a 2007 4.0L V-6 Explorer that overheated and was driven on afterward a bit. Maintenance shop is replacing the water pump and thermostat housing, but I'm betting that the engine will go soon if it hasn't already. What are the best brands to buy a replacement engine? I've read that Jasper is not as good as its marketing suggests. The Jegs website sells a brand called ATK, which are pricier than what you'll see on Autozone and I assume they're a much better brand (just because Jegs is better than Autozone), but I don't know. Just looking for the best value for the money. I'm assuming that I have to get another 4.0L V-6 from 2007. (What other years are compatible?)
       
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      Any 4.0l sohc will fit from 97 to 2010 from a mustang, explorer, ranger, sport trac, or land rover. You just need to strip it to a long block and swap any components over from the original. The best built will be the one that uses the best quality parts.
       
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      Tech By Trade just curious. If going out side the year required would the pcm/injectors or any sensors have to be changed???
       
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      No everything has to come off the new long block
       
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      Thanks donalds. Sorry tech By Trade you did address my question in your post
       
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