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Factory Spec: 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine - 390 horsepower, 407 lb-ft of torque.


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Old 07-09-2013, 03:12 PM
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So while I was looking around to find out a little more about spark plugs as I will be changing mine out soon. I found a few things on spark plug wires. What is the benefit of changing these out? I saw something about shorties and some other things. I'm not really sure what its talking about. Anyone know more about this?
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The shorties clean up the engine bay nicely by eliminating the criss-cross across the top of the engine. If you do them use the 10.4mm ones, the 8's seem to have problems.
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Is there a performance upgrade to them? I couldn't find anything decisive online.
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Not really any performance advantage, cleans up the engine bay and it's mandatory if you switch to an LX or 6.1 intake manifold.
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