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Old 05-24-2022, 06:15 AM
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Default E-Mag spark plug wires

I have replaced at least 4 plug wire ends because they have come off the plug. I find the black clip on the metal terminal broke in half. These wires/ crimp ends are junk. Is anyone using some other brand of wires. This is really been a problem.
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Old 05-24-2022, 06:29 AM
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Summit racing (or Jegs, etc) has wire, boots and terminals in bulk. Any size and color under the rainbow.
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Old 06-09-2022, 12:49 PM
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Summit racing (or Jegs, etc) has wire, boots and terminals in bulk. Any size and color under the rainbow.
Does anyone have the terminal part number for the PMAG (Distributor) side of the wires? Or vehicle type that will work?
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Old 06-09-2022, 12:52 PM
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I believe the coil used by the pmag folks is an off the shelf Ford of some kind. That should narrow the search.
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Old 06-09-2022, 01:46 PM
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Here's what I got from emagair a couple of years ago:

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The coil end terminal is an ETCO 90 degree bend Brass. We have them in house and I can send some to you. The only other places to check will be auto parts stores DT-1000-HB and I doubt they carry it and that it would be a special order.
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Old 06-09-2022, 01:52 PM
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Default is there nothing better?

I would sure like to know if there's a better solution for auto plug terminals in general. I hate trying to get the things on / off and never feel that great that they're going to be robust. I've never actually had one break or come loose but still, I miss being able to just tighten a nut and know it's on there like with aviation plugs.
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Old 06-09-2022, 04:31 PM
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Wire Terminals - Kingsbornehttps://www.kingsbornewires.com

i order a few extra for myself.


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Old 06-09-2022, 04:35 PM
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A little bit of sleuthing with my friends at NAPA came up with wires that worked for my installation. If I recall, it was a set for an eight cylinder which gave me many options to get the correct length wires.

I still have the leftovers, and will get you a part number when I get to the hangar in a couple days.
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I misremembered, they were for a six cylinder Ford Taurus (2001-2007).

NAPA p/n 700108

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I misremembered, they were for a six cylinder Ford Taurus (2001-2007).

NAPA p/n 700108

Awesome. Thanks
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