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1998 dodge ram 1500 2w/d fuel enjected

My truck won't start sometimes the engine cranks hard at times but other times it cranks easy when it cranks hard it sounds like the the starter is picking up the tourqconverter. I have water in the valve covers but not in the oil. It runs on 6 cylenders 1 and 3 fire ever now and then. If you talk to a mech they want put in a new engine. I don't need a new engine my dad was a mech but has passed away can you tell me if i just need to put head gaskets on or do a head job thank you George

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I would put new head gaskets and get the heads check out for hairline cracks and possibly shaved

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