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Old 03-23-2012, 10:29 AM   #1
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i was jw if anyone knows anything or a trick how to keep from burning plug wires? i and runnin the ebay lt headers and have gone threw a box af wires in about 3 months. i do have the wire boots on the wires and the wires tied back but there still getting burnt. and suggestions would be great thanks guys....
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Old 03-23-2012, 10:38 AM   #2
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I was wondering if anyone has heard of them failing or having issues? my trucks been smoking alittle and the guy at the dealership said " without a diag" that it could be the pvc valve and that my truck " 04 gmc 1500" has been known to have issues with them. also 2 other guys around town that own shops mentioned the pvc valve? so i was jw if anyone has heard of this and if so what one there running. thanks for the help guys....
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I run sleeves over my wires and havent had a problem, I forget what brand they are. Taylor maybe???
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Yeah, stock wires will get toasty. I ran a set of MSD wires on my GTO with headers and had no problem. You can carefully bend and tweak the metal part near the plug for extra clearance.
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ya i cant remember what plugs im running there from autozone but there not the cheapest they got but there also not msd. i just know they keep burning about 2-3 in from the plug
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You could get theses heat sleeves like racers use. Not cheap, but they work great. I have some buddies that use 'em.

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Don't touch the headers, they don't burn.

I have MSD wires w/Dynatech headers. No sleeves, no burn.
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You could get theses heat sleeves like racers use. Not cheap, but they work great. I have some buddies that use 'em.

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these are what I'm running they work awesome haven't had a problem with burning plug wires since i installed them
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Don't touch the headers, they don't burn.

I have MSD wires w/Dynatech headers. No sleeves, no burn.
Well idk if the mad make the difference. But I have them draped and also tied out of the way and the drivers side 3-4 wires are the ones doing it mainly the 3rd one
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these are what I'm running they work awesome haven't had a problem with burning plug wires since i installed them
Ya I'm running some heat boots on them . Prob not the same brand bit the same thing and there still burning? Would a different plug wire make a diff?
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