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how much is a cheap set of plug wires

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by bigoltrux77, Oct 1, 2002.

  1. bigoltrux77

    bigoltrux77 1/2 ton status

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    i want to know how much a cheap set of plug wires is. Im gonna invest in MSD christmas time, but i need cheapos now.
     
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    summit racing plug wires. pretty good, too.
     
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    Can Can Pusher Man Staff Member Super Moderator

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    The only problem with cheap wires is they cost you about $1,000,000 in headaches. I would HIGHLY recommend buying a quality set now if you need them.
     
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    Check out the Taylor Spiro-Pro wires at www.summitracing.com . I run 'em on everything I own. One set has been in use for about 8 years now and they still work great! So spend $50 or so once and be done. /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif
     
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    I haven't had any problems to speak of, with my Schucks El Cheapo plug wires. These are gray ones, not Autolite, however, they ahve a lifetime warranty, so if I *think* they are the problem, I'll just return them and get new ones.

    I believe they ran around $25-35, and I've been running the same set for two years.

    One "trick" that some people use apparently, is plug wires from an Olds V8 (say, a 1985 Cutlass with the 307/5 Liter) because the boots are "straight" and tend to keep the wires away from headers or manifolds a bit better. Haven't needed to try this myself.
     
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    I run Bosch wires from Autozone. $30 with lifetime warranty. I just take them in every two years or so for a fresh set. Not awful wires, but also not the best. They even let me buy a new set and then return the old set for a refund, which makes changing them more convenient.
     

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