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Best Spark Plug Wires (Come On Everybody)

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by jbissette, Nov 5, 2001.

  1. jbissette

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    What are the best spark plugs wires you have used? Pros and Cons of wires that you have used.

    88 Chevy K1500, 350 TBI, TH700R4, 3" body lift, 33x12.50x15 Tires
     
  2. Emmettology 101

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    I really like the Taylor Spiro Pros from Summit Racing. About $36 per set....

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  3. HarryH3

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    I've got the Taylor Spiro Pro's on nearly every vehicle I own. They work great and last a very long time. [​IMG]

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    Favorite Plugs??????

    Newbie, 73 Blazer project
     
  5. HarryH3

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    Whatever's on sale. [​IMG] I tried the Bosch Platinums but they just seemed like I'd spent more money to get the same results. I've had great luck with AC's, Champion's, and Autolite's. I don't think there's any magic involved in making a decent spark plug. [​IMG] It's a pretty tried and true technology. Lately I've been running the AC's because Walmart sells 'em for something like $1.96 per pair. [​IMG]

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  6. '73 K5

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    I just put some MSD wires on mine last week. They look great and seem to be put together really well.

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    I run MSD super conductor wires. They are great wires. I have had them for only two months though. They are put together well and I got a little better performance from them. Every MSD product I have has been quality. The wires for my Jimmy were like $60, prefitted. I run Champion truck plugs. They have always worked well and given me no problems. They have been very durable. I use them in my Jimmy, and I have put them in my Dads 2 F*rds. They have worked well, and plan to stick with them. I pull them every few months, clean them, and regap them.

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    MSD Super Conductors, mmf! 40-50 ohms a foot [​IMG] Of course $50+ is not cool but I still love mine.

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    I use Jacos 8.5's. But I also like MSD and Mallory. For plugs I'm running AC Delco Rapid Fire's. I've also had good luck with Sonic spark plugs (there made in denver).

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    MSD, MSD, oh yea MSD. The wires are the same design as the ones on top fuel dragsters. They have really low ohm readings and last a long time.

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    MSD wires and A/C Delco Rapid Fires for plugs
     
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    I run Taylor 8mm's on the race car and have been very pleased. the only thing i've had problems with is that my headers get close to the boots and burn them up if i dont periodically check them to make sure they are still facing the right way. other than that they have been wonderful, and the color selection is great. they also make them with the heat sleeve (although they are more expensive). I would use AC delco plugs in your truck. you cant beat the factory for that.
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    Accel 8.8's w/the sleeve(CANNOT burn them)...trust me I tried once to make sure, and My favorite plugs are AC Delco Rapidfires.....made one hell of a difference!

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    I have been using NGK spark plugs and they seem to work fine. But the plug wire situation is a mess. The guy that I bought the truck from put some kind on universal fit wires or something on it. And they are so long they just kind of go everywhere.

    88 Chevy K1500, 350 TBI, TH700R4, 3" body lift, 33x12.50x15 Tires
     
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    How long of life could I expect out of a set of MSD plug wires? I think that is what I will use next time I do a tune up.

    88 Chevy K1500, 350 TBI, TH700R4, 3" body lift, 33x12.50x15 Tires
     
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    How often does everybody change their plug wires?

    88 Chevy K1500, 350 TBI, TH700R4, 3" body lift, 33x12.50x15 Tires
     
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    My MSD's cost me $60 so they will be there for a long while. I think GM recommended 50K, but I'm probably wrong. My MSD's better last a least 50K. I will run my MSD's until my motor gives it up. That's just me thought.

    My Chevy isn't broken, its just out of gas.
     
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    I grabbed a set of Standards from the shop I frequent here in town (so sad the guys there know me on a first name bases lol) anyhow they work fine with the headers. Before I had the Chief specials and hated them. These for a not huge brand name work well. Can't beat $20 bucks for the set either... but I get discounts so I dunno how much they really were....

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