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Old 04-30-2008, 02:56 PM   #1
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I was talking to someone at summit racing and they told me Accel had lower Ohm rating than MSD and therefor was a better choice, is that true? What are your guy'* thoughts on it?
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I was talking to someone at summit racing and they told me Accel had lower Ohm rating than MSD and therefor was a better choice, is that true? What are your guy'* thoughts on it?
I had a conversation a while back on somehting very close to this. http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...611&highlight= Perhaps you can get some information from the thread. It got a little heated but I felt a lot of information was given. I ended up going with MSD whires and coils. I'm appy with them. Nothing that I noticed from the seat of my pants.
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Accell (yellow) coils are garbage. Of the 3 sets I know of on this Forum, all 3 died within a month or two. Quality is VERY poor.
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Accell (yellow) coils are garbage. Of the 3 sets I know of on this Forum, all 3 died within a month or two. Quality is VERY poor.
Oh sorry, I should of stated I was talking about plug wires not the coils, my bad
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I was talking to someone at summit racing and they told me Accel had lower Ohm rating than MSD and therefor was a better choice, is that true? What are your guy'* thoughts on it?
I had a conversation a while back on somehting very close to this. http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...611&highlight= Perhaps you can get some information from the thread. It got a little heated but I felt a lot of information was given. I ended up going with MSD whires and coils. I'm appy with them. Nothing that I noticed from the seat of my pants.
After reading your link and your sig I see you went with MSD blaster coils and MSD wires, how they working out for you? Did you go with the MSD'* you linked to pfyc? Would they fit my 94 (if so which car did you choose to say they were for to have them fit)? Lastly, where you get the blaster coils and would they fit my 94?
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I was talking to someone at summit racing and they told me Accel had lower Ohm rating than MSD and therefor was a better choice, is that true? What are your guy'* thoughts on it?
I had a conversation a while back on somehting very close to this. http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...611&highlight= Perhaps you can get some information from the thread. It got a little heated but I felt a lot of information was given. I ended up going with MSD whires and coils. I'm appy with them. Nothing that I noticed from the seat of my pants.
After reading your link and your sig I see you went with MSD blaster coils and MSD wires, how they working out for you? Did you go with the MSD'* you linked to pfyc? Would they fit my 94 (if so which car did you choose to say they were for to have them fit)? Lastly, where you get the blaster coils and would they fit my 94?
I think this is for your car. http://www.jegs.com/i/MSD/121/32569/...745346%7C10691 This is where I got mine. VERY fast shipping. Got my coils here as well. I'm very happy with them, went on easy. The only thing I didn't like is wire #1 is a little short, could have been about 1 inch longer.

Here is a list of coils. http://www.jegs.com/p/MSD/747808/10002/-1
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I was talking to someone at summit racing and they told me Accel had lower Ohm rating than MSD and therefor was a better choice, is that true? What are your guy'* thoughts on it?
I had a conversation a while back on somehting very close to this. http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...611&highlight= Perhaps you can get some information from the thread. It got a little heated but I felt a lot of information was given. I ended up going with MSD whires and coils. I'm appy with them. Nothing that I noticed from the seat of my pants.
After reading your link and your sig I see you went with MSD blaster coils and MSD wires, how they working out for you? Did you go with the MSD'* you linked to pfyc? Would they fit my 94 (if so which car did you choose to say they were for to have them fit)? Lastly, where you get the blaster coils and would they fit my 94?
I think this is for your car. http://www.jegs.com/i/MSD/121/32569/...745346%7C10691 This is where I got mine. VERY fast shipping. Got my coils here as well. I'm very happy with them, went on easy. The only thing I didn't like is wire #1 is a little short, could have been about 1 inch longer.

Here is a list of coils. http://www.jegs.com/p/MSD/747808/10002/-1
Can anyone confirm with him? No offense man, just need to know. Whatd you do to correct the short wire?

For the coils, I wouldnt have the slightest idea which I'd have to go with, any ideas?
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The short wire is fine, just dont have a nice loop, kind of goes from the coil right to the plug.

As for the coil, I don't know what you have on your car. I have the 2 tower style. Take a look at what your car has. Others will know more about your car then me. The wires shoudl be right providing you have a 1994 3800 engine. But again, others will know better.
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The short wire is fine, just dont have a nice loop, kind of goes from the coil right to the plug.

As for the coil, I don't know what you have on your car. I have the 2 tower style. Take a look at what your car has. Others will know more about your car then me. The wires shoudl be right providing you have a 1994 3800 engine. But again, others will know better.
Thanks a lot for the help.
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Moved to General Chat. There is no 'power' in plug wires. They are a standard tuneup item like plugs.
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