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Old 11-25-2003, 05:13 PM   #1
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Putting on wires

I just got the Ford Racing 9mm wires. I've never dealt with spark plugs before but I'm assuming all I do is one by one, unplug a wire and install the new ones. I don't have to change spark plugs do I? The car is a 2000 with 32,000 miles on it. Correct me if I'm wrong on any of this or if there's a step I'm missing.


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yes you get the idea.. very easy and qwick.
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Old 11-25-2003, 05:25 PM   #3
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NP.. just make sure you have them in the right order.. you know the longest one to the shortest one..

also when pushing them over the spark plugs,, youll here a series of clicks.. thats a good thing.
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I bought the Ford Racing ones myself. Nice plug wires. Just take your time... piece of cake.
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Its not a bad idea (although not necessary) to place a little dielectric grease around the plug end of the wire (just a small bead around the inside of the rubber socket hole). This will help seal it from moisture and eases future removal. Its inexpensive and available at parts stores.
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Geezer makes a good point - most wires sets will come with a little squeeze pouch of the stuff. Use it, you will thank yourself in the long run. Trying to yank off a dried-out stuck on spark plug wire usually results in a broken one and a trip to the store for new wires.
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I just wanted to put in my two cents here. Whether I had a problem with the spark generated through my stock wires, or I'm just misjudging the reaction to the new wires but my takeoff improved, and my shifting was smoother......Can anyone explain this? It's an ATX, and I still haven't put in the new double plats in. Wanna make sure the gaps are perfect.
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That lil packet of "stuff" is dielectric grease, use it when installing the plug wires, so in the future the boots come off the plugs without damage.
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