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12-13-15 11:47 AM - Post# 2595220 How is everybody routing their plug wires? Spark Plug Wire Set, 90 Degree Boot, Small Block Chevy, Under Headers Racing Wire, Set. 73684 SBC HEI Red Over Valve Covers No. Driver side is a dream. A break-up under load will normally come from the secondary ignition system. Taylor Cable 79614 409 Spiro-Pro 10.4mm Ignition Wire Set Blue For Vehicles w/LS Truck Headers 11.75 in. Granted, for a run-of-the-mill pro-duction vehicle, you’ll likely always duplicate the ... drag engine where I routed the plug wires directly under the cylinder heads behind the headers. Learn about some of the differences between factory plug wires and the improvements you'll receive with a quality set of aftermarket performance wires. The spark plug boot end of each tube is fitted with a tube nut and –6 hose end, which is epoxy-glued in place, simply to dress the end of the tube. Includes (8) pre-made spark plug cables (both ends 90 deg.). This is my 1976 Chevy Cheyenne super. . #8 wire I can understand because I can barely see the plug through the header, but #4 and #6 are giving me fitment issues. SPARK PLUG WIRE SET SBC (UNDER HEADER) Product ID: MSD31249 MFG: MSD IGNITION. My ZZ4 has L98 aluminum heads. No More Melted Spark Plug Wire Boots! Simply cut the distributor boot end, break the epoxy loose at the spark plug boot end, slide the wire out, slide the new wire in and redo the connections. But my headers will not allow wires under the headers and a 90 boot is too short to use from above. Is there a possiblity of a gasket issue under the intake? A friend of mine has an SBC with block huger headers and they keep burning up the boots and wires for the spark plugs. Kit # 916-02032. Find Moroso 72195 Moroso High-Temp Under Header Wire Looms and get Free Shipping on Orders Over $99 at Summit Racing! Moroso Ultra 40 Unsleeved Plug Wire Set. © 2020 Speedway Motors, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Moroso Spark Plug Wires, Under Headers, HEI Cap, Ready-To-Install. If you have ever tried to put plug wires together yourself, you know how fustrating it can be. Way fewer tools than my last headers. Rotating the engine by hand and measuring the lift on the rockers is consistant. To keep it nice and tidy they needed to be routed just right, be the perfect length and not distract from the engine! Value added SBC HEI Distributor and Spark Plug Wiring Kit With Over Valve Cover Wires. I used 90 degree plug ends. The result: The plug wires resemble polished plumbing lines that run in parallel back to the rear air cleaner. A-Team Performance Silicone Spark Plug Wires Set High Performance Compatible with SBC Small Block Chevy Chevrolet GMC Under The Exhaust Wires HEI 283 … I had to be under car, while running, to see it. Estimated Ship Date: 1/12/2021 if ordered today. I am at that same cross road tryng to decide which way to go for a mainly street driven car. JBA Headers Spark Plug Wire Sets. (Misfiring LT1) Jump to ... wires/plugs with water in dark condition and look for arc. They look good and the engine is running excellent, but the area under my 3, 5, and 7 pipes is damn hot. A forum community dedicated to Chevrolet Chevelle owners and enthusiasts. spark plug wire looms under headers. I bought some short spark plugs (by AC I believe) since my plug wires did not fit into plug #6. Avg. Over time a spark that is jumping can damage the plug wire or coil boot as the case may be. (538.8 HP. $94.99. Accel Extreme 9000 Ceramic Wire Sets consist of 8 mm double-silicone wiring with an ultra-high peak temperature rating of 600 degrees F, and come equipped with ceramic boots that can withstand up to 2000 degrees F. Great for tight tolerance headers, cramped engine bays, or an RV that melt plug boots. The copper core does transfer a significant amount of heat. How's everybody routing their spark plug wires.Over the valve covers,under headers or using some sort of guides?Post what you are using and post your engine pics.Need your ideas and thoughts. @ 5100), Custom 3" Oval Tube Exh w/ X-Pipe & XR-1's, https://www.chevelles.com/forums/showthread.php?t=401237, https://www.chevelles.com/forums/142-projects-builds/787329-my-64-camino-beginning.html, http://www.performancedistributors.com/livewire.htm, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y92Jkg3Tok0, http://www.chevelles.com/classifieds/showproduct.php?product=48616, http://gmperformancepartszone.com/wire-loom-bigblock-p-6410.html?cPath=8_161_163_167, VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. Running the plug wires under the headers. If I have problems again I'm going to use 1/2 aircraft fire sleeve AEROQUIP FIRE SLEEVE from Aircraft Spruce slipped over the wires to protect them from the heat. Four of the angled plugs come really close to the Chevelle headers installed. My headers cooked one set of wires so far. Quantity: Details; Spark Plug Wire Set - Super Conductor - Spiral Core - 8.5 mm - Red - 90 Degree Plug Boots - HEI Style - Small Block Chevy - … Some parts are not legal for use in California or other states with similar laws/regulations. Also, I have ceramic coated headers, so I would guess that their surface is cooler as well. Follow along as our expert goes through his process for replacing the steel wire covers on his 1954 Dodge 241 with a set of Offenhauser Finned Wire Covers. What spark plug wires with headers? Automotive; Spark Plug & Ignition Tools; Automotive Replacement Spark Plugs & Wires; Tools & Home Improvement; Hand Tools; See All 7 Departments. User Info. Department. With the short plugs it now fits and there's like 1/8 " between the header and the plug boot for number 6. How's everybody routing their spark plug wires.Over the valve covers,under headers or using some sort of guides?Post what you are using and post your … Available in red or black for small block Chevy. 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Running them over the valve covers, under the headers, using looms, parallel runs? A-Team Performance Silicone Spark Plug Wires Set High Performance Compatible with SBC Small Block Chevy Chevrolet GMC Under The Exhaust Wires HEI 283 … I used small rubber coated cable tie downs mounted to valve cover bolts as a loom and expected arching but it seems to work fine. The wire tubes were formed to provide good clear- ance with the exhaust header tubes. Come join the discussion about restorations, builds, performance, modifications, classifieds, troubleshooting, maintenance, and more! JBA Headers W0861 - JBA Headers PowerCables Spark Plug Wire Sets Spark Plug Wires, Powercables, Assembled, 8mm, Spiral Core, Red, Chevy, GMC, 8.1L, Set Part Number: JBA-W0861 I know that if you go under the headers, you need plug boots with 90's on them and 135's for over the headers. especially on angle plug heads with second generation camaros. Moroso Ultra 40 Spark Plug Wires for Small Block Chevy. These assembled wire sets test 40-50 ohms per foot, while most others test 1500 ohms per foot.These low resistance spark plug wires are designed for Small Block Chevys with HEI and are routed under the headers. Running them over the valve covers, under the headers, using looms, parallel runs? Kit # 916-02033, Value added SBC HEI Distributor and Spark Plug Wiring Kit With Under Header Wires. Moroso high-temp under header wire looms are designed to withstand high temperatures associated with headers and route the wires below the heat. What makes or breaks a plug wire is not only how well the wire is insulated, but how low of resistance the center core has. For the past 2 years, I cannot keep a set of spark plug wires on it, the plug boots are melting next to the exhaust. big blocks have the plugs going in at an angle that just works better with the wires over the headers. I tried the under th header style and they look great until yu burn one and it pops and generally runs like crap. The 8mm Ferro-Spiral core wire now has ceramic boots on the spark plug end of the wires that will withstand up to 2,000° F. If you are running headers with close tolerances, an engine bay with little room, or an RV with boots that melt because of heat, these wire kits are the answer. Oil is clean as day one, plugs are all consistant for all 8, spark it there and strong. Well I don't think I'll go under the headers the next time. Installation Notes Breaking in an engine with ceramic coated Headers WILL result in damage to the coating and will VOID all warranties. Or is this a bad idea all together? Spark Plug Wires, Powercables, Assembled, 8mm, Spiral Core, Blue, Chevy, 6.2L, Set. I burned one boot not bad but I replaced it anyway. Estimated Ship Date: 1/5/2021 if ordered today. Spark Plug Wire Looms made with Zip Ties. Mine, no possible way to get them in other than up, and mine would actually be … Any brand that is a low ohm resistance spark plug-wire @ 40-50 ohms/per.ft. Wires have 90° boots on both ends. In preparation to transplant a 430hp 383 stroker into Project Chevelle, Zach R. made up a set of plug wires for the car. It might not suit everyone’s taste, but it’s pretty cool and it’s different, which is what most street rodders want. Be the first to write a review I have fabricated aluminum valve covers and there is not much room around the welds at the bolt holes to run looms for over the header routing. From that, they can make a recommendation as to what spark gap should provide the best combination of ignition reliability and spark plug longevity. Pat talks about our red solid core spark plug wire and rajah ends. Our step by step guide takes you through terminal end and boot installation with the use of a wire stripper tool. I have a 327 with stock heads but I am running a pair of hooker 2451 headers. MSD 35599 8.5mm Spark Plug Wires Set, S/B Chevy HEI, Under Headers $102.95 MSD 5554 Street-Fire Spark Plug Wires Set, Small Block Chevy 350 HEI I sure like the looks of that late model BB Truck loom kit. Send Private Topic View Profile. In fact I use the moroso big block loom kit that runs them along the valve cover rail and then they drop down at each plug. I also run wire loom over the center bolt valve covers. Something I don't want on my motor, I want ease of working on it. I run Accel 9000 Hi-Temp Universal Kit Wires with adjustable Boots and like them. Moroso Spark Plug Wires, Under Headers, HEI Cap, Ready-To-Install Home. But my headers will not allow wires under the headers and a 90 boot is too short to use from above. Check your spark plug wires for excessive resistance. For under $9.88 it's perfect and I'll be ordering a set. Get fire to your engine with spark plug wire sets from Speedway Motors. The wires fit, but they touch the primary tubes in some spots, and all 4 wires on each side are running through a 1.5" "hole" surrounded by exhaust, head, block. With a 350 small block 5.7 liter V8 Chevy engine. Shop 400 Chevy Small Block V8 Spark Plug Wires and get Free Shipping on orders over $99 at Speedway Motors, the Racing and Rodding Specialists. How is everybody routing their plug wires? Changing plugs on the passenger side is a little bit of a pain but not horrible. Spark Plug Wires. Ref the plug wires though. Moroso Spark Plug Wires, Under Headers, HEI Cap, Ready-To-Install Chevy Small Block V8, Spiral Core Conductor Style, HEI / Male Cap Terminal Style, 8 mm Diameter . Since hot air rises, the wires stay cooler and give the engine a cleaner look. [Re: Tunedss86] Joined: Oct 2003 Posts: 1,288 RocknSS Member RocknSS Member Joined: Oct 2003 Posts: 1,288 Shirley, NY: If they are like mine, which they APPEAR to be hard to tell in the picture, they cannot be mounted upside down. Spark Plug Protect Boot 1800 Degree Heat Shield Thermal Protection Insulator Sleeve Spark Plug Wire Boots 6 inch for Car Truck (Pack of 8)(Titanium) (Red) 4.6 out of 5 stars 405 $14.99 $ 14 . Part Number: JBA-W08129. I have tried using straight boots, 45 degree boots and 90 degree boots with no success. $90.64. Post: spark plug wire routing (Topic#331262) 64SS Joe Forum Newbie Posts: 61 Age: 61 Loc: St. Louis, Missouri Reg: 05-02-15. Cheap way to arrange Spark Plug wires. I'll have to remove the plug boots to slip the sleeve onto the wire then reinstall the boots. My '39 Ford with a crate 350 chevy has Sanderson block hugger headers for exhaust. We employed a set of Sanderson headers and a set of spark plug wires that had 90-degree boots at the spark plug. 30 Reviews | 4 Answered Questions … No coil wire included. Ignition, Charging and Starting. Or sound wierd, but the clips are definitely worse for the car fiberglass reinforcing braid for added strength! 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