Msd plug leads ? - Focus Fanatics
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace



Go Back   Focus Fanatics > Ford Focus SVT > SVT Performance (2002-2004)

SVT Performance (2002-2004) The place to chat about any 2.0L SVT DOHC Zetec engine performance, tuning and exhaust related upgrades.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
FocusFest Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-12-2012, 10:02 PM   #1
cossieboy
Focus Enthusiast
 
cossieboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Fan#: 89896
Location: Durban, South Africa
What I Drive: 2004 ,moonlight silver ,st 170

Posts: 240
FF Reputation: 1 cossieboy Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Msd plug leads ?

On myside of the planet its impossible getting any A/M performance parts for our cars tho i managed to source a set of 8.5mm msd plug leads at a price of 750 Rands which is about 82 USD ,i have read that on the forum that the leads are the only upgrade one should do on a standard st 170 motor ,my only mods now is decat pipe and 63mm exhaust from the flexi to the tailpiece and a 100mm ram pipe from the lower grill into the stock air box with KnN panel filter , should i grab the leads ,will it have any effect on hp or driveability ,many thanks


__________________
Lifes too short to wait for the v - tec to kick in . Live it in an st
Killerwats is how fast you hit the wall
Torque is how far you draggggggggg the wall
Speed dosent kill its the sudden stop that does
cossieboy is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 12-12-2012, 10:12 PM   #2
Rudel
FF's Quadriplegic!
 
Rudel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Fan#: 13465
Location: Tampa, United States
What I Drive: 2.3 ATX-RSVT

Posts: 2,879
FF Reputation: 15 Rudel Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (17)
Stay with the stock wires. There's no advantages in them.
__________________
513whp on Race Gas; Tuned by Fernando@RacingPartsSolution.com
Pump gas? Ppffff!

Part III: Install Handicap Driving Controls
Ma Cah: http://imgur.com/a/TuyYL
Rudel is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 12-14-2012, 12:44 PM   #3
qweesy
Focus Addict
 
qweesy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Fan#: 12042
Location: Houston, TX
What I Drive: 2004 focus Duratec 2.3 RS (DEAD)

Posts: 1,153
FF Reputation: 3 qweesy Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (6)
you need to pair the wires with the MSD coil you will be able to gap at .065 inches or slightly above which allows for a hotter and more efficient burn without misfiring you can not do this with stock wires and coil.

benefits are

better gas mileage some have seen up to 3mpg increase
smoother through the RPM range
smoother running engine
qweesy is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:54 AM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Terms of Use : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information : Site Map

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Acura TLX or Fiesta ST. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area.