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PostSubject: What are the best Spark plug/plugs wires for Performance?   Tue Feb 09, 2010 2:04 am

What are the best Spark plug wires/plugs for Performance and daily driving?


Wires
taylor,msd,ac delco?

Plugs
ngk,ac delco, autolite 104's?



any other parts that I need to replace when reached high mileage?
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PostSubject: Re: What are the best Spark plug/plugs wires for Performance?   Tue Feb 09, 2010 6:31 am

I like using the AC Delco platnuim plugs and wires. They will go 100k.
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PostSubject: Re: What are the best Spark plug/plugs wires for Performance?   Tue Feb 09, 2010 1:49 pm

Magnecore wires seem to be noted as the best. Had good luck with mine on the caddy. I like the Taylors too, but only if you are not running headers. The boots at the plug are too big and could cause interference issues.

NGK TR-55 copper plugs seem to be the most recommended plug in cyberspace, too. I've had good luckwih them. But you will have to swap them out once a year or so. Otherwise, I would run regular Bosch Platinums. The single platinum. I run those in the marshmallow. I like them because I get good life out of them and I don't have to worry about the platinum "pucks" coming off like on some of the other brands.

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PostSubject: Re: What are the best Spark plug/plugs wires for Performance?   Tue Feb 09, 2010 4:47 pm

I cannot backup Crovo on the Bosch plugs...

All I've ever heard from anybody else is that Bosch ignition or 02 Sensor products do NOT work with much success on our cars.

Maybe Crovo is the aberration, but I would never buy or install Bosch plugs or wires.

The NGK TR55's on the other hand are great plugs. I had them in my wagon. They are not a long term plug tho.

I used the Delco Platinums and Delco wires on my Sedan and they held up great for years. Somewhat more expensive though.
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PostSubject: Re: What are the best Spark plug/plugs wires for Performance?   Tue Feb 09, 2010 5:33 pm

the A/C Delco wires go for over $140 What a Face I had no problems with MSD wires

http://www.rmsautoparts.com/proddetail.php?prod=748B
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PostSubject: Re: What are the best Spark plug/plugs wires for Performance?   Tue Feb 09, 2010 8:43 pm

I had a set of MSD pre-cut wires on my TBI Blazer and they were terrible! They physically fell apart, before that, the boots wouldn't go onto the plugs/click unless you put a ton of dielectric grease on them (ridiculous fix that MSD instructed) and then they'd still pop off. Fortunately I was able to sell them on craigslist to a guy that was going to modify them for something else. I don't have anything bad to say about their other products though, I hate the damn wires.

I use Napa Belden wires, I used to use the Delcos but last box of them I got said "Made in China" on it! I've always used Delco plugs though. I don't know about the LT1s, but on the TBI cars, Bosch has always been considered a no-no when it came up for discussion on other forums I'm on, just like Fishah said. I think the Delcos are more in tune to the engines.
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PostSubject: Re: What are the best Spark plug/plugs wires for Performance?   Thu Feb 11, 2010 11:11 am

THANKS GUYS Cool

I STILL DNT KNOW WHICH ONES IM GOING TO GO WITH
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PostSubject: Re: What are the best Spark plug/plugs wires for Performance?   Thu Feb 11, 2010 6:13 pm

I just use the Duralast wires from Autozone. They work fine and when I do a tune-up I can just bring them back and exchange them for new ones for free.

As far as plugs go I end up getting the Delco's from Autozone, and you can return them every year too.
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PostSubject: Re: What are the best Spark plug/plugs wires for Performance?   Tue Feb 16, 2010 6:27 pm

I have the Taylor 8.5 spiral steel wires and autolite 103 plugs from my needs
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PostSubject: Re: What are the best Spark plug/plugs wires for Performance?   Tue Mar 09, 2010 2:53 pm

toomanytoyz wrote:
Magnecore wires seem to be noted as the best. Had good luck with mine on the caddy. I like the Taylors too, but only if you are not running headers. The boots at the plug are too big and could cause interference issues.

NGK TR-55 copper plugs seem to be the most recommended plug in cyberspace, too. I've had good luckwih them. But you will have to swap them out once a year or so. Otherwise, I would run regular Bosch Platinums. The single platinum. I run those in the marshmallow. I like them because I get good life out of them and I don't have to worry about the platinum "pucks" coming off like on some of the other brands.

Bill, so you prefered the magnecore for a Header application? Can I get those @ summit?
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PostSubject: Re: What are the best Spark plug/plugs wires for Performance?   Wed Mar 10, 2010 10:59 am

I think I got mine direct from Magnecore.

http://www.magnecor.com/magnecor1/files/catalog.pdf

(page 6)

PN 85205 (8.5mm) are now 190 bucks! OUCH!

Go with stockers from Napa or the Zone. Wink

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PostSubject: Re: What are the best Spark plug/plugs wires for Performance?   Wed Mar 10, 2010 11:30 am

yeow! thx Bill.
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PostSubject: Re: What are the best Spark plug/plugs wires for Performance?   Wed Mar 10, 2010 11:48 am

Magnecor 8.5mm Spark Plug Wires Impala SS 1994-96 LT1 $118.95

http://www.lingenfelter.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=LPE&Product_Code=85205&Category_Code=C51

or A/C Delco http://www.summitracing.com/parts/ACF-718F/Application/?query=Year%7c1995%7cMake%7cCHEVROLET%7cModel%7cIMPALA+SS&prefilter=1
the MSD cost too much now http://www.summitracing.com/parts/MSD-32159/
the worst ones I ever had was the Accels http://www.summitracing.com/parts/ACC-9038/
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PostSubject: Re: What are the best Spark plug/plugs wires for Performance?   Wed Mar 10, 2010 12:51 pm

That's right. THAT's where I got them. Lingenfelter.

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PostSubject: Re: What are the best Spark plug/plugs wires for Performance?   Wed Mar 10, 2010 2:48 pm

I've read that the ac delco plugs are the best to use. I have them in my caprice with msd wires. Never had a problem and I drive my car, super hard, every day.
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