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I apologize for posting this in the wrong forum but I need to get some quick feedback from anyone who might know something on an 03 Ram 1500 with a V6??My youngest Son is looking at this truck with 187K and the Owner is willing to make a good deal, but it has some engine noise which a mechanic told him was likely a rocker arm.I was planning to go look at it Friday and see for myself.My question is does anybody know if an 03 V6 would be a Roller cam engine? or flat tappet?I realize a noise like that could be any number of things, but replacing a roller cam setup is considerable more :spend: than an ordinary flat tappet if that proves to be the case.

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Collapsed lifter? What's the oil pressure like?

I`m thinking a worst case scenario either a collapsed lifter, or a cam lobe going flat.. I know at some point most engine manufacturers have swithched to roller cam & lifters for pushrod engines.. Which could be a good thing because a person could probably just replace the lifter set if the cam is still within spec. I`m not familiar at all with an 03 Dodge V6, and I`m just trying to get an idea before I go look at it this weekend.
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