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Old 08-22-2004, 12:17 AM   #1
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FR 9mm or Steeda 8mm

I was told today that i should switch out my FR 9mm plug wires for some 8mm wires because 9mm is too big for me unless i do some massive massive engine work which i dont plan to, just basic bolt ons and some engine work but not a total NA makeover. I was told it is unsafe to run 9mm wires with the stock setup, anyone want to justify this arguement and help me decide if i need to switch to the steeda 8mm wires?


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Old 08-22-2004, 12:24 AM   #2
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I sell 9mm wires all day at work and have never heard of a single problem. Every once in a while I will have customer come back and tell me that he can feel a small bit improvement(not much to really count). Most people buy them because they look bad ass. Thats my 2 pennys worth anyways.
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Old 08-22-2004, 10:17 AM   #3
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Sounds like whoever is telling you that is trying to make a buck. I have never heard of 9mm wires causing any problems. I have them and haven't came across any problems and I don't have massive engine work. If any thing, they have improved my car.
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Old 08-22-2004, 07:23 PM   #4
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Theirs nothing wrong with it, the bigger the better, less resistance and more sparking power if you have an upgraded ignition. If anything it may be a little overkill for a stock ignition set-up but it will not hurt anything.
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Old 09-02-2004, 03:59 AM   #5
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i have 9mm on my car with autolite dbl plats no probs and smooth idle
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Old 09-02-2004, 07:36 AM   #6
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I see no reason why it would matter??? Sales person I take it telling u this??
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Old 09-02-2004, 07:37 AM   #7
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Its because technically all you need is 8mm. hence the FS ones being 8, and i think screamin demon livewires are too. But it doesnt really matter, the FR wires wont hinder the car at all. Mine just smoothed out the idle, love em. + as stated, it adds some color to the engine.
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8.5mm MSD ignition wires are great also!
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I like my Steeda's but if you already have the FR wires just keep them in there. No use spending cash on something you really don't need.
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