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a new record!! its a 5 post!! nice one
from the dealer are only OE and a waste of money since they are usually the same price as performance ones
 

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I personally have had great results with Bosch wires. say what you want but if you have your heart set on performance, spend the money somewhere other than wires. And don´t replace the wires just because they look "old" until you check the resistance there is no way to know if they are a problem. obviously this excludes cuts breaks and other physical damage. if you want to help the ignition system out try using a performance ignition coil. Don´t ask which one is best, because as Car Craft magazine just found out the difference is so small it can´t be claimed as a true difference. but almost all help out over stock.
 

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i have 2 gt´s and i was running autolite wires in both of them cause i didn´t have much money. but i wouldn´t recommend them i would have a wire burn out every 6 months, they are junk. i would be driving and all of a sudden i would be running on three cylinders. i knew right away what it was and would replace it since it happened so many times. don´t know why i didn´t change brands , but i finnally got smart and switched. i have been running double silicone from autozone (lifetime warranty) and haven´t had a problem. they aren´t the best but they seem to hold up. i am also looking for a thicker gauge wire to use that isn´t to expensive and that holds up good, haven´t found what i want yet
 

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I posted this once but it apparently didn´t show up so i will try again. I tested the resistance in the wires thats why I know I need new ones. And how much does a new ignition coil cost approx...
 

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hey gluehead, when your wires crapped out and your car was running on 3 cylinders...did it accelerate really slow and seem like the acceleration was inconsistent? just wondering i might be having that problem.
 

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yeah it accelerated slow till i hit enough rpm´s and the other cylinder would fire for a little, you would know if it was missfiring cause it sounds like a john deer tractor. sounds horrible
 

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so i changed my wires and put in 4 brand new bosch platinum dual spark spark plugs. now today my car is no better than it was yesterday, or since i got it back from the shop. when it went into the shop, it wasn´t having this problem, just after i got it back. it keeps leveling out and not wanting to accelerate unless i stomp down on the gas, and even then from a dead start it´s slow as hell. i mean i was next to a kia rio and i did all i could just to keep up from a stop light, and he wasn´t racing.

what else should i check? could it be injectors, or something else? i think i might just take it back to the shop. they broke it, they better fix it without charging me. it´s not right that they charged me for labor last time for something else they broke and had to weld. i´m wondering if that´s what´s messing it up anyway. someone please help i don´t know what to do and my dad thinks i´m making this shit up.
 

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i took my car back to the shop and they advanced the timing...my cars back to normal.

now how they screwed up the timing when all they were supposed to do was change hoses is another issue...
 
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