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Gen 2 4.7l Intake

Has anyone made the switch to a Gen 2 Intake on a Gen 1 4.7l? Airram said the EGR is in the way. Anyone get around that?
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Old 10-02-2010, 01:09 PM
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Re: Gen 2 4.7l Intake

Yes I believe Scottina06 (Scott) has done this aswell as Sleepy4.7 (Ryan).
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Re: Gen 2 4.7l Intake

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Has anyone made the switch to a Gen 2 Intake on a Gen 1 4.7l? Airram said the EGR is in the way. Anyone get around that?
A few people have, I think they sell something to relocate it.
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Re: Gen 2 4.7l Intake

Thanks I'll look into relocation further.
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Re: Gen 2 4.7l Intake

you will need an egr block plate from billet Tech and a SCT tuner and custom tune
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Re: Gen 2 4.7l Intake

So you buy the block off plate from BT and what happens to the EGR?
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Re: Gen 2 4.7l Intake

EGR does not need to be deleted. the 08+ EGR system works on the earlier models.

To my knowledge I'm the only person who was successful in adding a 08+ manifold to a Jeep 4.7. You'll likely need to cut into the firewall/cowling to make the kit work as advertised. It's worth the trouble.
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Re: Gen 2 4.7l Intake

we are talking WK's Sleepy. The firewall doesnt need cut on the wk...its the EGR valve in the way. I removed the valve and got a custom tune for mine...but now I have the 08 4.7 engine
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Re: Gen 2 4.7l Intake

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EGR does not need to be deleted. the 08+ EGR system works on the earlier models.

To my knowledge I'm the only person who was successful in adding a 08+ manifold to a Jeep 4.7. You'll likely need to cut into the firewall/cowling to make the kit work as advertised. It's worth the trouble.
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we are talking WK's Sleepy. The firewall doesnt need cut on the wk...its the EGR valve in the way. I removed the valve and got a custom tune for mine...but now I have the 08 4.7 engine

So thats an easy fix then for the issue, But correct me if i am misunderstanding the 08 EGR is compatible with the gen 1 4.7, not that its needed since a tune is needed any way and will fix the problem right?
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Re: Gen 2 4.7l Intake

Ok cool, I think since i have the ported TB already and a custom Intake, i am going to slowly over the nexxt year one piece at a time collect what is needed to do this mod. After driving a 4.7 HO i really wish that the dealership did not sell the 04 overland 4.7HO i was going to buy out from under me.

Will these mods, Cams, springs, intake mani, tune and pulley be, >,< or = to a 4.7 HO/gen 2 4.7?
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hard to say bro...thye would be better than the 4.7ho and right there with the 08
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