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2005 ram 1500 v8 tune up question

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Old 08-23-2009, 08:06 PM
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Default 2005 ram 1500 v8 tune up question

So i have a 2005 dodge ram 1500 v8 with 28,000 miles and i want to change the spark plugs/wires but i cant seem to find them,lol im not stupid but im not used to seeing anything different then regular plugs and wires.i took my stock air intake off but dont c any plugs or wires.i heard they are under some electrical connectors so i didnt wanna mess with the wrong thing.does anyone have a how to with pics showing me how to change the plugs and wires?

If anyone does can they send me the link to my email or tell me how. Email - [email protected]

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Old 08-23-2009, 08:16 PM
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Which V-8? Your plugs are under the coil-packs, most likely. There are no plug wires. Why are you changing the plugs so early?
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Old 08-23-2009, 08:18 PM
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yeah they should be under the coil packs, two bolts a piece to take off and there be under those
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Old 08-23-2009, 08:21 PM
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If you have the 5.7, welcome to the world of 16 spark plugs, coil packs replace the spark plug wires, coil packs are easy to spot, $ are on top of each valve cover, 2 plus per cylinder.

The left rear plugs ( by the brake boaster ) are a pan to change, I find that if I get right up to the engie bay, its not as dificult, but watch that you do not lose the bolts for the coil packs.

Taking off the air box right up to the Throtle body frees up sapce on the right side of the engine.

OEM champions seem to be the best plug's to use, any non copper plug has a hotter spark and the hemi dosnet run right with Plat. or IRD. plugs

Anti seaze, ( hemi heads are ALUIM, ) gaping the plugs, and do not over tighten the plugs, are the basics... hand tighten, than slowly sung up the plugs.
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Old 08-23-2009, 08:27 PM
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I have the 4.7 ram. So when i change the plugs do i change the coil packs too? I was told to change the spark plugs at 30k miles.
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No need to change the coils unless you're getting a CEL or MIL.
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You will have 4 coil packs on top on each side. Unbolt those and pull up and your spark plug is underneath.
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65k on my engine and still OEM plugs and never a skip. Leave them alone IMO.
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