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This is from another list that I'm on, from a guy who's been going to a Jeep dealer instead of the Dodge dealer 1 mile down the road. Getting better service, and cheaper prices. The quote is from a warning he posted to my other list.

They recently had a 488 equipped Ram
in that had about 100k on it. The owner wasn't experiencing any problems,
but it was due for new plugs, wires, etc. Well, the plugs had rusted to the
heads - both heads. They ended up pulling both heads in order to get the
plugs out and finish the job. The worst part is that Ram wasn't the only
one they'd seen it happen to. Now, the trucks this happened on had seen a
lot more bad weather and were worked a lot harder than mine, which is more
of a daily driver/occasional tower.

So you that have the V10s (cast iron heads?) definitely keep an eye on them after mudding/deep fording.
 

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Never hurts to put anti-seize ont eh plug threads....
 

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Mayve every now and then just a quick little turn with a 5/8" socket to loosen and then tighten again. Maybe that would keep them workable.
 

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on my V10, i loosened the plugs with absolutely no problem after 65,000 miles, and being practically submersed in mud. i didnt see any hint of rust, but thanks for the warning.
 
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