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JBA shorties eating #3 wire/boot

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by BillyBob, Feb 28, 2002.

  1. BillyBob

    BillyBob 1/2 ton status

    Feb 23, 2000
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    Dumont, NJ
    I've had JBA shorties on my truck for about a year now. And, recently, they've been eating the #3 cylinder wire and boot. I've been through about 3 sets of wires, and I'm going to be using some boot protectors and some heli-core multiangle MSD wires. I need to know how or what I can use to stop these wires and boots from melting and arcing, since the straight boot is almost right ontop of the header tube, and I don't think just the boot protector will stop it..

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  2. JIM88K5

    JIM88K5 1/2 ton status

    Apr 27, 2001
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    Vancouver, Wa
    I'm runnin the JBA's and after burning that same wire about 4 times I got some Accel header spark plugs. They are short enough to run the stock 90 degree boot with room to spare.

    88 Silverado K5 5.7-700R-208-10 bolts-4.56-35in
    Procomp AT's- some ORD stuff & a CV driveshaft

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