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Old 08 Aug 2011, 09:45 am
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Unhappy opinions on the mds coil pack

i found one on craigslist for 60 bucks new. i was wondering if different coil packs mae a difference. stupid me when i changed my spark plugs didnt ask for the 8.0mm wires so im still running stock sized. so if i switch my wires to 8.0 and got the coil pack how much of a difference is it. or simply what do you guys think or know about different coil packs?
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Old 08 Aug 2011, 09:54 am
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Default Re: opinions on the mds coil pack

Save your money. THe stock coil is actually BETTER than many aftermarket ones - there have been more failures of replacement ones than stock ones, and turbo guys with ridiculous mods and lots of HP still use the stock coil.
Hope you didn't use stock ignition wire - THOSE are crap. Just about any name brand is better.
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Old 08 Aug 2011, 09:59 am
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Default Re: opinions on the mds coil pack

DO NOT BUY THE MSD COIL! If you're running a turbo, it will not hold up to the heat. MSD sells a metal bracket that they use to sort of block off the heat from one side of the coil, but I've seen these melt down on the race track and I've run the stock coil and it's a real brute compared to the MSD.

My opinion, stay away from after market coils! Keep your factory coil unless it's dead....
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Old 08 Aug 2011, 10:50 am
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Default Re: opinions on the mds coil pack

Listen to these 2 guys as they speak nothing but the truth Seriously

and if you're not highly modded you can get Bosch plug wires with life time garuntee and trade them in for new ones every time you change plugs
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Old 08 Aug 2011, 11:05 am
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Default Re: opinions on the mds coil pack

Just keep the OEM coil...works better
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