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Spark Plugs Wires?

I drive a 2001 prelude and I need to switch my factory plug wires to a better performance one. I want some that are red and Im not sure what companies are good. Any suggestions?
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Old 04-11-2008, 05:50 PM
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yeah....i got the magnecor wires....i changed the plugs too, i got the ngk iridium....
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As a tech I really can't say there is a such thing as a "performance" spark plug wire. I've heard OEM is the best.
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Plug wires don't yield any performance gains at all, really. Mostly, all they do is make the spark more efficient, making your ignition more efficient. But NGK, Moroso, MSD, and Denso are all really good. Don't get me wrong, OEM wires are great, but those aftermarket ones are better.
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Haha...He's right, now that i think of it. the OEM ones are NGKs, but blue looks a helluva lot better than black....

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thanks guys...I know there isnt any perfomance gain..i should have just called it after market plugs not performance. I was in a rush. lol
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According to ricers guide to racing, doesn't changing the color of anything in your engine bay give you +5hp?
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YEs it does, and matching all the colors under the hood gives you Super VTEC! It was a rare JDM type of VTEC only available to cars with matching color schemes. Haha
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at how many mileage do you need to change the wires? I have 140k miles on my 5th(just got it), how do I know it needs to be changed?
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this is for ludelove99, I have heard at 100k miles is a good time to change plug wires. However, if you just got yours and it has 140k it would be a good time for a tune up anyway. Unless the previous owner kept up good maintenance on it. A quick way to tell if they need to be changed is to do a thorough inspection. Check to see if they look really worn or brittle, check the metal connections and boots for excessive wear and how well they make contact. Like I said, if it has been properly maintained then it should be okay.
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