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Plug Wire/Headers help

I'm wondering what kind of plug wires/plug wire boots would be best to run with the type of headers that are on my truck, what would give the most clearance from the headers?

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have you considered 90 degree short boots? Also consider running the wires under neath the headers
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have you considered 90 degree short boots? Also consider running the wires under neath the headers
Thanks, I'll look into that.

I'm going to be buying all new plugs and wires, just stating that so people don't think I'm asking how to route those that are on it.

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Plug Wire/Headers help

I have been using these wires on my big block 67 Camaro without any problems. MSD's 8.5mm Super Conductor Universal wire sets. These wires are cut to fit. You can also order assembled wire sets to fit specific vehicles.
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the plug boots look just like the one's on my '02 v8 chebby tk. they have a metal sleeve that slides on the boot to protect from heat..
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I have been using these wires on my big block 67 Camaro without any problems. MSD's 8.5mm Super Conductor Universal wire sets. These wires are cut to fit. You can also order assembled wire sets to fit specific vehicles.
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the plug boots look just like the one's on my '02 v8 chebby tk. they have a metal sleeve that slides on the boot to protect from heat..

Alright, which plug boots are you referring to that look like yours?
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You might want to look into a nice set of wire looms that fit along the lower edge of the valve covers in order to keep the wires away from the headers.
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You might want to look into a nice set of wire looms that fit along the lower edge of the valve covers in order to keep the wires away from the headers.
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Alright thanks. Something like this?
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Wire looms like these are used to keep the wire off the headers. R&M Billet Wire Looms 1101P - SummitRacing.com
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Alright thanks. Something like this?
MSD Pro-Clamp Wire Separators 8843 - SummitRacing.com
Those are what I would call wire seperators. What I had in mind is more what cdminter59 pointed out. There are several different styles but all basically the same. They mount using the same bolts that hold down the valve covers.
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^Alright, thanks.

Anyone know if these are good wires?
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have you considered 90 degree short boots? Also consider running the wires under neath the headers
fastnloud, that's what went through my mind as soon as I read your post.
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fastnloud, that's what went through my mind as soon as I read your post.
Alright thanks, I'm planning on buying wires with 90 degree boots, and then running them under the headers. Would it be best to just buy the wires that you can cut yourself, for my application?
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Alright thanks, I'm planning on buying wires with 90 degree boots, and then running them under the headers. Would it be best to just buy the wires that you can cut yourself, for my application?
Yeah, I like to do 'em myself.
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