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Old 10-22-2006, 10:02 PM   #1
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Well, I'm going to change my plugs and wires sometime this week, already have some plugs. What I wanna know is what would be the best bang for my buck when it comes to wires? I was told Bosch would be a good choice without paying a bunch of money. Any other brands?
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Some good choices of plugs are
AC Delco
Autolite
NGK

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Autolite Professional
AC Delco
Napa Belden

Bosch products have not worked well for most of the people here. For some reason the cars seem to chew them up and run poorly in short time.
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When it comes to plugs and wires we don't generally advise Bosch. One of the really common wires people run are NAPA Belden Premium wires. They are only around $40.
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Thanks Bill! I got me some AC Delco plugs already, I guess I might as well go with the same for wires.
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At the local Advance Auto...

Autolite Premiums are $3 less than AC Delco, both are lifetime replacement.
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My preferance is:

Plugs: AC Delco, champion if your in a real bind but I mean a REAL bind.

Wires: AC Delco or Napa Belden

Don't fall for the multi electrode plugs, an engine only needs and only uses one spark per cumbustion cycle...the multi spark plugs are a bunch of crap in my oppinion.
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id go with the Napa ones! but thats just me
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well if yah want ANOTHER opinion stacked on this....

I used NGK TR-55s for plugs...but you already have some good ACs...

As for wires, I used some Silicone Autolite Professional 8mm wires...OH they are so nice. And my car has never run so good.
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Ac delco all the way Bro. They just look, feel, smell, handle, and fit better1 It'* worth the extra cash!! Big Poppa! I have a set in my ride1 They are just excellent!
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The way I look at it..

The 95 I got ran good and had the original AC Delcos at 155K (even when I hosed it down to clean it! )
The 97 had 133K and ran good til hosed, tossed a check engine and got fresh plugs and wires. Since then the beast hasn't been quiet...lol
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