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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Jun 3rd, 01, 07:37 AM Thread Starter
 
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Hey guys the wires that I have on my car now are old and are getting burned by the headers. What do ou guys use to protect your wires from burning? Or is there a certain type of wire that won't burn? Also what is a good wire to use?
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BTW i do have wire looms, but the wires still hit the headers.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Jun 3rd, 01, 09:47 AM
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I use 9mm TAYLOR HIGH TEMP wires, with the 45 degree angle type, because on my GM-454/425 HP. engine, the spark plugs go in on an angle.I don't have headers anymore, but these wires held up even when I did. I also use the wire looms too. here's some pics... http://albums.photopoint.com/j/album...714&a=12175153
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Jun 3rd, 01, 11:05 AM
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I too was burning my plug wire boots on the headers. I've sinced installed spark plug boots or socks. Any of the mail order performance catalogs should have them.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Jun 3rd, 01, 04:12 PM
 
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Tomstv is right use taylor high temp they come in all colors and work great for 25-35 bucks!! also use taylor wire looms very simple and they keep wires up and away from headers!!! ceramicoat headers arent a bad idea either! good luck!
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