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11-03-2010, 07:18 PM
I have some spiral core spark plug wire I need to use.
Can I use it on the 1999 chevy 3100 engine? Or do I need something with more core resistance?
Thank You, Jimmy
11-03-2010, 09:26 PM
As long as it is listed as "suppressor" type wire, it's usable. I believe it's in the 1k ohm per foot range.
11-05-2010, 03:55 PM
The wire is ACCEL 5000 Series type wires. The wire has suppession for RFI.
I don't believe the wires have suppression for MFI.
I think I am going to have to use another type wire.
Is Bosch spark plug wires good ones to use? Or wires from Taylor cable?
11-05-2010, 07:21 PM
I might be picky, but I usually use MSD or Taylor suppressor type wire. I have seen 250 ohm per foot wire used successfully when routed properly and kept away from the critical sensor circuits. Also, unless you are running a big squeeze box, AC Delco's Delcore wire will perform just fine and it's made by the people who invented our little nightmares.
11-11-2010, 12:51 AM
Those Accel wires will work fine. Your not going to find a wires that say "Suppression for MPFI". The suppression comes from the conductor being wrapped around a ferrite core which has a high absorption rate of electromagnetic energy. The tighter the wire is wrapped and the quality of the core will both contribute to the suppression.
11-12-2010, 01:57 PM
I used the Accel spark plug wire,so far,so good.
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