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Jacobs or Taylor??

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by moneypit, Jan 4, 2001.

  1. moneypit

    moneypit 1/2 ton status

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    Has anyone had good or bad experiences with either of these plug wires?? Wich one is better and can all 90 degree wires fit on the 350 motor? I need to get rid of my Accel's they seem to be junk after about only 1,000 miles. Thanks for your help guys!
     
  2. 90K5

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    I would recommend MSD wires. Either the 8.0mm Heli-core or the 8.5mm Super Conductor wires. I have the heli-croe wires on mine now and i really like them. if you have it narrowed down to Jacobs or Taylor, I'd go Taylor, becuase I haven't heard too many good things about Jacobs.

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  3. coopertwpk

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    have to agree with the msd but taylor makes nice wires to and a big no on jacobs
     
  4. jcg

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    I have Jacobs wires on my truck and there's nothing wrong with them, they're actually really good wires. Jacobs has a bad rep because of their computers (haven't had any problems with mine though) but their wires are fine. They come with a silicone sealant to put in the boots that makes them completely waterproof but also keeps them from sticking to the plugs. I guess if I knew more about ignition systems when I bought mine I would have gone with an MSD just because they're so widely available but I have no complaints with the Jacobs equipment.

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  5. NYC K5

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    i havent met anyone that has actually had problems with jacobs. they all sem to have a friend of a friend who has had a problem. im running one of their systems for 2 years and have had only easier starts, increased power and increased gas mileage. the worst comment i heard about them was that someone didnt notice any difference.
     
  6. blazer72

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    I run the Jacobs wires with the cremic boots there are great and the one that I did burn in 2 was replaced in 48 hours!

    I understand the jeep thing I drive a BLAZER!!

    Ken
     
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    I've had taylor wires on my trucks for the past 5 years, and they are very high quality, and the boots are actually easy to grab onto for removal. Accel wires are about the worst IMHE.

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