After searching this question on a few occasions, I've yet to come up with a difinitive answer...does the 5.7L hemi engine have a timing chain or belt?
the 5.7 and 6.1 have chains you can see them in just about any cam install thread
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To my knowledge you'll never see a cam-in-block engine with a belt.
Only overhead cam motors have this luxury, and my last toy (1970 240Z) had a chain. A very LLLLOOOONGGGG chain!
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Even some overhead cam engines have chains, some tend to have belt due to the cost factor and leave the additional maintenance to the customer. Besides how many new car drivers hit the 80k mile mark before having to change it? Not many I believe.
But the Mercedes, 112, 113, 272, 273, 276 and 278 engines have chains. Not to mention the AMG engines 156.
Chain is better in my opinion.
The Dodge 4.7L OHV engines are chain driven.
when should you change it?
^^X2^^ I'm at 100,000 miles, and don't want it breaking and destroying my engine like my turbo VW did!