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Tune Up: Brand Names You Trust

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by clubba68, Jul 24, 2004.

  1. clubba68

    clubba68 1/2 ton status

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    OK, the K5 is getting a tune-up today. Before I go pick up the parts I just wanted to know what brand names you guys trust.

    I will be getting:
    Spark plugs
    Spark plug wires
    Distributor cap and rotor, points and condenser
    Vacuum-advance and PCV valve
    Fuel filter

    Don't need names for everything, as some things will be generic (fuel filter), but things that you do have a preference on let me know what you use.
    Thanks!
     
  2. Muddytazz

    Muddytazz 1 ton status

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    I have always used AC Delco stuff in all my rigs for years. They have never failed me yet /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  3. jjlaughner

    jjlaughner 3/4 ton status

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    [ QUOTE ]

    I will be getting:
    Spark plugs <font color="blue"> AC Delco </font>
    Spark plug wires <font color="orange"> Accell </font>
    Distributor cap and rotor, points and condenser <font color="orange"> Accell or AC Delco </font>
    Vacuum-advance and PCV valve, Fuel filter<font color="blue"> Whatever they have </font>



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    I've used probley every other brand spark plugs and the AC Delco is what I always come back to. Accell for all the ignition stuff. Accell Super Coil, accell super wires 8mm wires, Accell cap and rotor. Dump in a can carb/ing cleaner that has tank conditioner (red STP bottle). Oil change with (I use valvoline max life 10w40 in the summer). Air cleaner I use to use fram, now I have a K&amp;N filter. Can of spray carb cleaner. Turn the truck on and stray the carb/TBI unit get it all cleaned up while your at it. /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
  4. ColAdo82K5

    ColAdo82K5 1/2 ton status

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    Try AC-Delco plugs
    # R45TS
    They are a "hotter" plug.
    Every store has them.
    Blake
     
  5. nvrenuf

    nvrenuf NONE shall pass! Premium Member

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    I prefer the following brands;

    AC Delco or Standard Ignition (aka Blue Streak) for ignition related parts.

    AC Delco or Wix for filter related items.
     

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