Timing Chain Replacement Time?

Discussion in '94-95 5.0 - Specific' started by drifts14x, Aug 7, 2007.

  1. drifts14x

    drifts14x Member

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    So I hit the big 100k on my 95 5.0 and I want to know if I should be changing out the timing chain? Isn't this supposed to be a normal maintenance item or something, and how much does it cost? Just figured I'd ask, I love my car, I really don't want anything bad to happen to it.
     
  2. Paul

    Paul Legend

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    It will probably be fine for another 100k. I can't recall hearing a single story of a timing chain snapping on a factory 5.0L motor. Anyone?
     
  3. mystang94

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    hes right of all the people i have talked to never heard of one just breaking. now if u were going to freshen up the motor then i would say replace it but i dont think u have too much to worry about
     
  4. If its running fine then its fine, chains dont snap on stock motors. It jus doesn't happen. They stretch sometimes....very rarely. If it doesn't backfire and the power is good I would say its still fine.