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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old Oct 14th, 14, 03:34 PM Thread Starter
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8mm wire recommendation

Looking for a nice set of 8mm ignition wires for big block with headers.

I originally had moroso blue, 8 or 8.5 (i forget). THey fit great. But the plug ends are crap, and when you pull them off the plugs, the clip pulls off the wire and stays on the plug. THey were nice because they had long ends that were on a 30 or 40 degree angle.

I replaced them with MSD 8mm wires and the plug ends are small boots and 90 degrees which make the fit terrible. However the plug clips are molded in and really nice so they wont come out.

Any other suggestions I can try?

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post #2 of 12 (permalink) Old Oct 14th, 14, 03:46 PM
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Re: 8mm wire recommendation

Taylor spiro pro. When I bought them I swapped out the Taylor plug boot and inserted GM boots.

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Re: 8mm wire recommendation

I would look into the MSD 31379 wires. They are 8.5's, but the spark plug boot ends are bendable and adjustable to whatever angle you need. Did a set on a buddies Chevelle, and they really worked well.

Just a thought.

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Re: 8mm wire recommendation

THanks guys! If I remember Turd, those dont have the HEI boots on the cap side, right?

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Re: 8mm wire recommendation

Nope, regular style...

http://www.msdignition.com/Products/...54_Socket.aspx

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Re: 8mm wire recommendation

Taylors come with both cap boots.

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Thanks Mark, Ill check it out!

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another vote for taylor
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Re: 8mm wire recommendation

One question about taylor.. they resistor core? All the ones I see are ferrite core, which if I remember correctly is not resistor

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I used Accell Extreme wires, they have a high heat resistance and ceramic boots, anything else I tried was too close to the headers and got toasted. Mines a 68 with 396 and Hooker headers.
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One question about taylor.. they resistor core? All the ones I see are ferrite core, which if I remember correctly is not resistor
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One question about taylor.. they resistor core? All the ones I see are ferrite core, which if I remember correctly is not resistor
Spiro Pro are resistor wires.

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