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Old 12-18-2010, 09:36 AM   #401
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^^^You're about due. (I've went about 35k on each set I put in)
It doesn't take 5 minutes to pull a plug and check one if you're curious.
wow i didn't think coppers lasted that last long. i thought i heard someone say change every 8-10k miles. awesome now i don't have to worry about them for awhile :),
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Old 02-12-2011, 01:12 AM   #402
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Hey guys. Looking to change my plugs and wires on my 05 (Coil on Plug design). I am just looking for stock replacements. Can you all tell me if these would be good?

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Duralast: http://www.autozone.com/autozone/par..._197988_13149_

What is the stock gap? I see everyone talking about .060 gap. Is that stock or what? Is it safe to go that route if it is not stock?

Anything I should be prepared for when changing the plugs and wires? Did it on older cars but I am just a little paranoid around this new technology and everything.
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Old 03-01-2011, 02:20 PM   #403
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Are the wires from CFM any good compared to others?

http://focus.c-f-m.com/cfm8mmsparkpl...csvtst170.aspx
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I've not used them but I have heard good stuff about them.
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Old 03-02-2011, 01:16 PM   #406
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I know this is the SVT forum and not SPI, but no thread exists like this in the SPI forum, so here goes:

I'm a newb, so cut me some slack. So I'm getting ready to do this. I've got a 2002 SPI. All I need to do is get the Motorcraft coppers, these wires (please click that link and check at the top and make sure I've got the right engine for my 2002 SE SPI selected), gap the plugs to 0.060, install plugs and wires and then I'm totally good to go? This will be my first mission solo plugs/wires swap attempt, so I want to make sure I'm doing everything perfectly right. Thanks.
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I've been thinking about getting some new spark plug wires, so I was looking around for some definitive proof of improved performance: dyno runs.
Unfortunately, all I found was a test done with a Honda and NGK wires.
http://www.vtec.net/articles/view-ar...rticle_id=8680

It actually shows the performance plug wires decreased performance, and made the hp output more rough.

I've been considering the FSWerks wires, and I was planning on just keeping my stock spark plugs as they are.
Now, the dyno was for just one brand of spark plug wire, but for something that reduced ohms and power output, you have to wonder if "performance" wires are just a myth.

Anyone have input on this?
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Old 05-22-2011, 01:27 PM   #408
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I know on an LSx series motor you can pick up 8-10 rwhp with nothing more than changing wires..... I know the shop that did the dyno because they thought is was gonna be BS... and YES they were surprized.
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I know on an LSx series motor you can pick up 8-10 rwhp with nothing more than changing wires..... I know the shop that did the dyno because they thought is was gonna be BS... and YES they were surprized.
Wow. I guess it really depends on what your stock wires are, and what engine you have. I'll have to look into this more.
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