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I'm going to replace the wires on my '02 ZZ4 350. The second wire back on each side badly burnt/worn. Is there an upgrade over factory original? Thanks in advance for the recommendations.
 

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Plug Wires

Lonestar;

Elliot recommended Tayler 8MM wires to me and I bought a set. I also got a set of fiberglas "socks" to put over the spark plug ends to further heat insulate them from the headers.

I'm sure there are lots of other good ones as well, but I have no "big motor" experience prior to the Boss and trust the guys on these sites very much.

Ride Safe

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I bought a set of high performance plug wires from Tom Siron Boss Hoss . They are really top quality and I was told that on a dyno these wires actually showed a increase in horsepower over the stock Boss Hoss wires ???

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Tim Siron at Siron's Boss Hoss has 8.5mm spiral wound wires with sheaths for a total of 10mm. also has 1800 degree boots and are supposed to be the best available. 9 colors but I got black. Will cost you $160.00 plus shipping...very expensive but I just ordered a set because I don't give a ****!...Joe
PS. Tim Siron is one of the nicest and most friendly guys you'll ever speak with.
 

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Glenn Boglisch said:
Lonestar,
I am using the MSD 8.5mm wires. They come only in red. Part # 31459 and I get them from Summit.
Glenn
I too bought the MSD 8.5 mm Super Conductor wires. They make them since a short time in red and black. Part# for black wires is MSD-31233

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Two of my stock spark boots were burned, too. But they were good for over 6 years. I prefere to buy good standard wires and change them every two or three years instead of high $$ wires.

But now that we are talking about expensive high performance plug
wires - someone here who tried the Jacobs Ceramic 2000 wires?
I've read only the best about them in the internet.

http://www.hotrod.com/techarticles/44523/

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The fact is that my stock small block 2000 year plug wires and boots have performed flawlessly after 5 years and 27,000 miles. I don't need to change them at all...but gotta play! The same was true for my stock fuel pump and water pump both of which I upgraded despite the fact that both were running perfectly. Rational..NO! Why?..not sure but gives me small projects for wrenching Saturdays and gives me more to talk about when the questions from the pump jockeys and ogglers come...Joe
 

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Interesting....I installed the Siron wires today which are HUGE with the plastic coating on them. All are numbered but being the mechanical asshole I am..I replaced them one at a time. The boots snap on the plugs and distributor with the confidence inspiring click you want. What was apparent was that my stock wires were worn fairly significantly in many places, the stock fabric sleeves were compltely worn through in places and the juction between the boots and wires cracked in some. I had no idea this was the case.
The bike is 5 1/2 years old and I just figured I'd replace them for no particular reason...glad I did.
Tim Sirons wires are heavy, spiral core and gorgeous with 1800 degree boots. The price is high ($160/set) but worth the confidence I now have.
Call or e-mail Tim...He is a really great guy and get a set if you are in the market...Joe
 
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