Platinum plugs or OEM for 2006 Ram 1500

Asked by Jan 13, 2015 at 07:33 AM about the 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I put Bosch platinum4 plugs in my 2006 Ram 1500 it has a 4.7 engine TRX4 model it
seems my Trucks gas mileage has dropped 3-4 mpg  could this be from the plugs  i have
35" Kuhmo tires on it but they were installed 6 weeks ago an saw little change till now.
also whats the best OEM plug for my Truck.  Thanks alot- Rob

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Not sure plugs ever made much difference except how they hold up over time on cars, never bought into the deal. What I do know, is that my 05 Ram Quad 4.7 was a good running truck, it lacks bottom end guts, and with 35 inch tires, you are likely below the engines power band, unless you changed the gears to above 3.91s.

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Platinum plugs are NOT for every car- change them-

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dodge trucks run the best on the stock champion plugs.

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