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    Enjoying Life Chief Hunglikmule 70-K5's Avatar
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    Anybody burning their spark plug wires?

    I've burned through a few spark plug wires with my headers now and I'm tired of it...
    I have routed them the best I can but sometimes I move/bump them when I'm under the hood than a few miles later I smell burning and hear a miss in the engine...

    I know I could probably do a better job securing them with clamps but I'm thinking about shorty spark plugs, I saw some at O'Rielly's last week and thought they'd possibly help a little. Plus it is time for new plugs anyways.

    Anyone have any experience with these or other great ideas?

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    on mine i have high temp wires. summit sells some stuff you run it through that is suppose to keep the heat down. i haven't had any problems since i switch to the high temp ones


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    I haven't had a problem with my plug wires in quite some time. I use the 90 degree boots. I guess you probably do too.

    That reminds me. It's time for an errall change and tune up(just plugs and wires)


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    wheelin a P40...yo Senior member HEAVY METAL's Avatar
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    i use the " socks.. works very well.....




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    I have at least one wire thats burnt, but I'll eventually replace all of them.

    Heavy- Do you ever plan on switching on over to serp?

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    I drive a Jeep now! Chief Hunglikmule Skin-K5's Avatar
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    Header wrap?

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    wheelin a P40...yo Senior member HEAVY METAL's Avatar
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    header wrap bad.. very very bad. i was gonna do it.. bought all the stuff then did some internet research, returned the wrap and bought socks.

    Grey..no plans for serp rather spend the money on front ARB, doubler,hydraulic winch etc etc

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    yowzers! Shadetree Mechanic CrippleCreek_K5's Avatar
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    being to lazy to do my own internet research, what was the problem with header wrap, heavy?

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    for header wraps that bad is that it holds the moister in and makes them rust faster...and if their new headers I believe it will void the warranty..
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