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Spark Plug Wire Size for a BBC?

Hello,

What size spark plug wire is recommended? I was thinking 8mm.
What brand is good?
Do I need a the ends to be flexable or just straight?

It's for a 454/450hp motor.

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Re: Spark Plug Wire Size for a BBC?

What pipes, headers, manifolds???
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Re: Spark Plug Wire Size for a BBC?

Any advise on which size spark plug wires for a bbc?

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What size 8mm or 8.5mm?
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Re: Spark Plug Wire Size for a BBC?

John, I like the MSD 8.5mm wires with multi-angle boots for the BBC. You can tweak them for header clearance.

Also these universal sets are nice, they are extra long so you can cut them to fit and route in a nice clean way.

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/MSD-31189/

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John, I like the MSD 8.5mm wires with multi-angle boots for the BBC. You can tweak them for header clearance.

Also these universal sets are nice, they are extra long so you can cut them to fit and route in a nice clean way.

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/MSD-31189/

Don,

Thank you very much. I will order these from Summit.

thanks again.
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John, I like the MSD 8.5mm wires with multi-angle boots for the BBC. You can tweak them for header clearance.

Also these universal sets are nice, they are extra long so you can cut them to fit and route in a nice clean way.

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/MSD-31189/
I have an HEI Dist, will these wires work with them?
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What size 8mm or 8.5mm?
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I believe the Accel 300 +'s only come in one size. Check them out in the Summit catalog.
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I have an HEI Dist, will these wires work with them?
Yes they include both kinds of terminals and boots.

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