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Old 11-01-2003, 02:06 PM   #21
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performance wise, the larger diam wire just has more insulating ability. when using an aftermarket ignition system that blasts the plugs repeatedly over a 20* crank rotation, the larger diam. wire will help retain the spark inside the wire and help prevent the spark from blowing out the side of the wire. MSD sells their our retainer systems as well as others do too to fit their wires.
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My accel 8.8 mm came with the retaining clips. Whats the big thing with these Taylors?
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Old 11-01-2003, 04:40 PM   #23
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so acdelco platinums aren't good for supercharged engines?
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i have changed out alot of these plugs in my life and have seen a ton of them missing the small plat. tip on the ground strap on the double plat a/c plugs. these were NA engines too, just think what happens when you add boost to it
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The Taylor Spiro Pro'* and MSD 8.5'* are widely regarded as the best street wires out there. The Taylor'* (specifically the Spiro Pro) have a proprietary coiled design for the center conductor. Cuts down on the resistance. Even Taylor and MSD regard each other'* wires as equals.

Any platinum is a bad idea with forced induction. Stick to copper, or perhaps Irridium (but I don't know for sure about the Irrids).

I've never had a prob with the NGK V-max, but have had probs with all bosch, any platinum, and splitfires. I'll stick with what works for me. When you find the 'right' plug, stick with it.

I'll be going one heat range colder next time around.
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The 8mm Taylor is not better than the other "best" wires. msd..but they come in many other unique colors and have a large line of add on parts and options.

There cost (not the custom cost I offer) is also more reasonable than MSD or the MSD Taylor cross.

The larger diameter MSD and Taylor pro you are talking about is more durable and that is it.

There are other larger Taylor wires that will carry more juice but they are not the ones offered as a mix with MSD boots.

The Thunderbolt Taylor wires are the ones you want if you really want more juice going to your plugs. Of course you will also need more juice flowing through the wires and better plugs.

I talked extensively with both companies and if you ask they will tell you what I have.

I suggest you call them yourself, it feels much more certain when you hear it from the actual manufacture.

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A little more info on the plug topic:

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Use a TR6IX stock number 3689.

Jon MacQuarrie
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-----Original Message-----
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Sent: Friday, November 07, 2003 4:06 PM
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**** Contact Form & Tech Info Feedback ****

Email From: [email protected]
VehicleType: Car
Make: Pontiac
Model: Bonneville SSEi
Year: 1993
Engine Type: 6 cyl, 3.8 liter, OHV
Comments: I'm currently running a fairly well modified (including a much
smaller supercharger pulley) Supercharged 3800. I currently run your TR55
V-Power plugs, but was wondering if I should be using the TR6? Many owners
on www.bonnevilleclub.com are also asking this question.
When: 11/7/2003 4:06:04 PM

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