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Username Post: A education on Spark Plugs
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Loc: Plano, TX
Reg: 08-28-03
02-21-12 06:45 PM - Post#2193604    
    In response to technitom

  • technitom Said:

Does anyone object to using ACCEL plug wires?

8.8mm graphite suppression; silicone spark plug boots; 550 degree double silicone construction; fiberglass braid; carbon/graphite core; magnetic suppression; fiberglass/kevlar core; 500 ohms resistance...
or is that a waste of $ too?

I would recommend wires with a spiral-wound steel conductor, like MSD and Taylor, over the Accels.

On the other hand, I did use a set of ready-made carbon/graphite Bosch wires in my pickup. They cost $30-something at AutoZone and work just fine. However, it doesn't seem like any manufacturer can get all the lengths perfect, even for a stock engine.

1982 C-10 SWB pickup -- Unmolested base truck, original paint, originally with 250 six and 3-on-the-tree
Now has 355 with Vortec heads & RamJet roller cam, TH350
Retired, but working part-time on 50s-70s cars and trucks.

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