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Old 15 Sep 2010, 09:53 am
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I would like to know the easiest spark plugs and plug wires to purchase for replacement OEM 's. No special tools , no grinding plug sockets, just the best and simplest to get. No crimping wires ,no misfitting boots .
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Old 15 Sep 2010, 11:16 am
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I used what I had in my tool box, no special socket other than a plug socket.
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Old 15 Sep 2010, 11:20 am
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What plugs and wires?
Champion plugs I hear are the best to use plug wise, but what wires are a step above OEM ?
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Old 15 Sep 2010, 01:09 pm
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What plugs and wires?
Champion plugs I hear are the best to use plug wise, but what wires are a step above OEM ?
I bought BWD Select wires from PepBoys, the highest priced ones. You can find the same wire cheaper at other stores, I found it out after I changed my wires.

I just changed the plugs and wires last weekend, need a couple of weeks to see the impact on gas mileage, if there is any.
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The Mopar Performance wires (www.RaceAndStreet.Com) aren't bad.
Any wires made for thr PT are equally easy.
All require a lot of force to seat properly - both at the coil end and the plug end.
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What plugs and wires?
Champion plugs I hear are the best to use plug wise, but what wires are a step above OEM ?
Did you read below my Signature? I listed plugs and wires.
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Thanks, I picked up some Bosch premium set wires and bosch double plat. plugs, we will see how they fare with my wife driving... Friday, plugs,wires and cooling fan.oh boy.
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I use Bosch +4 and have never had a problem. What i recommend is going to pep boys and buying a set of universal accel plug wires and cutting them yourself, their very good wires and cheaper because their universal. I ordered them online and then went to pep boys a week later and saw that they sell them lol.
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I just replaced mine this past weekend. I went with Duralast wires and Autolite double platinum plugs.

Autolite has a $1.25 rebate per plug on the double platinums right now, so they are a pretty good deal.

The Duralast wires are an exact fit and look identical to the OEM stock wires. They even have dielectric grease pre-applied in both ends. $30 for the set.
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I just did plugs and wires two days ago and the difficulty in the job (which isn't much) is not the plugs and wires, but removing the intake manifold. I used NGK iridium plugs and MSD wires. Make sure to use dielectric grease on both ends of the boots for tight, moisture free fit and good conductivity. Also, don't forget the copper based anti seize compound on the plug threads and application of proper torque. I bought plugs and wires from Amazon. Plugs were NGK LZTR4AIX-11, and wires were MSD 32689. Both are excellent quality and the engine runs noticeably smoother. Iridium plugs will last longer than standard spark plugs, so if this is a job you're reluctant to do, you won't have to do it as often.
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