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Old 01-05-2007, 12:49 AM
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Parts lesson learned...

I learned today, when you replace your truck's or car's spark plug wires it is a good idea to keep your used set of spark plug wires.
Obviously, the wires itself are of little use.
But in case you need that end-of-wire metal element or a boot, cauz I can't believe this but they don't sell those pieces (you gotta buy the whole wire OR a whole new set)!!!

And if you have the old wires, the end pieces are easy enough to pull off and re-install on a new one (such as if the new one has a wrong type, or if a new one breaks). Also good for lawnmowers and 2-cyclers when that crap breaks (like when pulling one off the plug) you can rebuild it.

I got lucky, thou I did have to rummage through the trash
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Old 01-05-2007, 03:41 AM
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Yep. ALWAYS keep an extra set around (unless they're burnt though). I butr the sets that are solid lengths, and then I cut them down to fit. The sets just don't seem to fit.
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Old 01-05-2007, 03:13 PM
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I agree. The only spark plug wire sets that I've found to truly fit are the OEM ones.
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