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Old 05-18-2003, 12:00 AM   #21
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I talked with MSD and the best wire is always going to be there wire in their mind...But the tech said the Taylor wire is just as good. I want to also mention that the best way to go is to use the adapters along with the coils. These are a universal system used for most of the Gm line v8 or v6.

I have Taylor wires and they are great.

Ty


What adapters are you talking about Ty?
This is what Ty is talking about.



For some more info check Jegs

Here are the coils:
http://www.jegs.com/cgi-bin/ncommerc...34&prmenbr=361
Here are the adapters for the DIS-4 system:
http://www.jegs.com/cgi-bin/ncommerc...12&prmenbr=361
Here is the DIS-4 system:
http://www.jegs.com/cgi-bin/ncommerc...42&prmenbr=361

As for you Rotgut how do you think posting that picture is going to prove anything. Yea the coils might not mater that much when intense racing has droped over $10,000 into that engine. I mean comon check the specs.

Engine

85 mm. LS1 MAF sensor
Precision Turbo T64E compressor
Precision Turbo custom intercooler
ZZP-modified LS1 throttle body
Wilson Manifolds-modified L67 lower intake/plenum
INTENSE prototype Stage 3 cylinder heads
INTENSE MLS .067" head gaskets
INTENSE 8.0:1 race short block
INTENSE double roller timing chain setup
INTENSE Stage 2 turbo cam
INTENSE oil-restricted pushrods
B & R Racing custom headers with ceramic coating by Toefco
Jacobs Electronics custom 8.5 mm. spark plug wires
NGK R5724-8 race spark plugs @ .035" gap

Transaxle

INTENSE transaxle with prototype 3.91:1 final drive ratio

Electronics

DHP custom PCM by Dave Buckshaw
Tech Edge Mini-AFC
HKS EVC boost controller


For those of use that don't have the money to put 1,000'* of dollars into our cars, we have to find the little things that add up. So I think the $120 dollars for the coil packs are quite good. If you check the specs on that car you will see that it is running and I quote "NGK R5724-8 race spark plugs @ .035" gap". Look at the gapping of the plugs is is almost half of what our stock plugs are therefor you wouldn't need the 40,000V of the MSD.

And for one last thing read some of the articles in the lounge about posting pictures you posted a picture that was 1045985 bytes. I have dial up and it took probably about 1.5mins so you could try and get you point across.

Here is the link to the car.
http://www.intense-racing.com/GTP/TurboGP.html

And the link to the picture Rotgut posted.
http://www.intense-racing.com/GTP/GT...20Marchio.html

Is there any way one of the moderators could remove the pictures of the engine bay I don't want to wait for it to load every time I check this post. Not only did Rotgut post it Burgondy_Boat quoted him so it hast to load twice. Thanks
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Yes, they may have spent 10 grand on the car, but it shows you what they think of the stock coils. Do you really think they would have went cheap on the coils if they thought that they couldn't perform?
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BTW, I'm not trying to be a jerk or anything, the MSD coils are a fine choice, but I'm just trying to prove that the stockers are plenty for any application. If you're doing it for a colour change thing, then go for it.

I did learn this the hard way a few years ago.

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