bad plug wires..wich ones to get ???

jaidedeye

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went to adjust my timing yesterday and got shocked when i touched my #2 plug wire.....found out its bad and i need some new ones..i have ford motorsports wores right now...wich do you suggest?
 
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lietuvis91

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don't get msd universal wires, mine touched the header and burnt up on i think the 2nd cylinder on the passenger side. I think cost vs benefit, ford racing will be your best bet.
 

Sicarius428

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I have the MSD Super Conductors on both of my Mustangs and they work great. I burned up one but that was because I didn't bend them... lesson learned... You can also buy their wired individually if any should have a misshap too.
Kevin
 

TIMMY2734

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I had the same problem with the FMS and the 6al. Makes your hand stand up some....

I run the Trick Flows now. Look near identical the the Taylor 409s, but only run around 60 bucks, i think.
 

Rick 91GT

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The Taylor 409's or the Moroso Super 40's have the lower resistance, the Live Wires are right up in that mix as well.

I run the Livewires since I like the protective sleeves, they fit very nice and hold up well.

It gets to the point of how much do you want to spend? $40 or $140?
 

ratrapp

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fms wires.hard to beat $40 plus they're # so you know where they go.my wires don't shock me,wires can be bad without cracks in them.i've seen wires cracked before and not shock you,it doesn't prove anything.
 

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The last set I got wereTaylor Thundervolt 50 wires. They averaged less than 50 ohms/ft

The Crane FireWires are advertised at 25 ohms/ft

If I recall, the FMS wires averaged around 7-800 ohms/ft

LiveWires are around 300 ohms/ft

Taylor 409's averaged 300 ohms/ft

stock wires were well over 1000 ohms/ft, but I don't recall the exact number.


You were getting shocked from the wires OR from the top of the distributor.
 

HISSIN50

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i would prefer to spray wires and watch for the light show than infer anything from whether or not i was shocked.