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Old 08-04-2013, 05:03 PM
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About to change out the spark plug wires and boots (along with plugs). What brands have you had a good experience with? What brands are a no-no?
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Mopar ones are the best. 270,000 miles on the wires on my 05 RT Magnum, and 190,000 miles on the ones on my Ram. Nary a problem. I run 180F thermostats to keep underhood temps lower, though.
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Mopar ones are the best. 270,000 miles on the wires on my 05 RT Magnum, and 190,000 miles on the ones on my Ram. Nary a problem. I run 180F thermostats to keep underhood temps lower, though.
Impressive, love hearing of the hemis going for that many miles. I was just going to change out the wires and boots as routine maintenance, all cylinders are firing beautifully but now I doubt if I should even change the wires
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Taylor 10.4mm Thundervolt 50 shorties, had them on my 05 and look a lot nicer that all the criss cross mess with NGK Iridium IX plugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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I second the Taylor shorties. Better spark on the combustion cycle and there's not much benefit at all to the exhaust cycle burn, which is why it went away in 06.
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Thanks for the input guys, I think I may purchase those shorties to clean things up a bit!
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