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sohc v/s ohv on '99 4.0 explorer 4wd

sherri

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hi! trying to find out if a ohv( over head valve) can be interchanged with an sohc(single over head cam) . my sohc engine went out and i have another engine, but it's an ohv. we've been told yes and no. what's your opinions?:feedback:
 


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explorerguy89

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id say try to trade for another sohc since its easier to swap and OHV motors are rare finds in later years so many people need them but thats just my#2¢
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sherri

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0n my ohc the cam finally went after rattlling for a year
 




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try to rebuild it?
 




Dono

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I undrestand the ohv could work, but it isnt straight forward. Id say your best bet is to fix your sohc. You might even find a sohc at the wrecking yard cheep.
 




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I undrestand the ohv could work, but it isnt straight forward. Id say your best bet is to fix your sohc. You might even find a sohc at the wrecking yard cheep.

Did you look at the date???
 




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:scratch: oops. Not sure how I even pulled it up.

A bit embarassing.
 




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