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Old 12-22-2002, 07:21 PM
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Can somebody give me some expert advice about plug wires????

Just got a ZZ4 355hp engine and want to put some good wire to the plugs.......

Is a 8mm big enough wire to use???????

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Old 12-22-2002, 08:01 PM
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I used the Accel 300+ race wire. Those are great
They have a coating that will not burn on headers and have a really low resistance. They run about
$70 at Autozone. They come extra long so you can
custom fit them however you want 'em and they have red blue and black I believe.
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I really like the yellow silicone Accel 8.8mm spiral core radio suppression wires. Suppresses radio noise while overcoming the graphite core weaknesses and gives full spark. Only about $55 @ Jegs and Summit. Added bennifit for us early hemi guys is that the straight boots are long enough to reach the plugs in a hemi! They are a great value.
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I would recommend that you get a set that is made for your motor rather than cutting them to link. The socket ends are a real pain in the butt when you have to crimp them yourself.
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I just made some for the ole' camaro (first time ever) and it was fun & cheap!

I got a 30' roll of Taylor 8mm wire ($23 at Summit), MSD plug ends ($9) and a MSD mini wire stripper/crimper ($3). I had enough distributor ends.

Looks & works great. I wrapped the wires around the back of the valve covers, nice & clean. I had doubts about the $3 wire crimper, but its a great tool. I had 5-6' of wire left too, so there is room for error.
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I use the accel 8 mm and they work great. No complaints.
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I like the Accel 300+, especially if you have clearance problems with headers. The spark plug boot on these wires can be bent to whatever angle you need them to be to clear the headers.
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i use 8.5mm msdsuper conductor plug wires and they work great on my 72 mustang
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