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PostSubject: Best combo wires/plugs I ever had   Thu Sep 19, 2013 11:19 am

Best by far for my Riv! Granatelli Performance Ignition Wire Set,ACDelco-41-601 plugs.  Best responding combo I've ever had by far! Car feels like it has so much juice! My mr.injector refurbed injectors and the combo,dynomite! Works well with the engine mods and exhaust and Sinister Eprom chip.
Series 1 people should definetely check the Granatellis out! $86 bucks plus shipping.Not a bad price and right along side other premium sets in that range.


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PostSubject: Re: Best combo wires/plugs I ever had   Thu Sep 19, 2013 11:32 am

Not sayin' the wires and plugs aren't good, but it's mostly the injectors causing your improvement, imo. I saw a big power bump just getting my injectors cleaned. Did a scan before & after; it's a significant gain. I never noticed any change just doing plugs & wires though. Seems they either work or they don't. OEMs are really good.

If you have $86 to spend and you want more power, I'd go for the fresh injectors. But those wires do look nice.

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3.4" pulley • AL104 plugs • 180º t-stat • FWI w/K&N • 1.9:1 rockers • OR pushrods • LS6 valve springs • SLP headers • ZZP fuel rails
KYB GR2 struts • MaxAir shocks • Addco sway bars • UMI bushings • GM STB • Enkei 18" EV5s w/ Dunlop DZ101s • F-body calipers
EBC bluestuff/Hawk HP plus • SS lines • Brembo slotted discs • DHP tuned • Aeroforce • Hidden Hitch

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PostSubject: Re: Best combo wires/plugs I ever had   Thu Sep 19, 2013 11:43 am

AA wrote:
Not sayin' the wires and plugs aren't good, but it's mostly the injectors causing your improvement, imo. I saw a big power bump just getting my injectors cleaned. Did a scan before & after; it's a significant gain. I never noticed any change with just plugs & wires though. Seems they either work or they don't.
I hear ya. I took the Riv out for a spin immediately after the mr.inj. instal.I right away felt the smoothness & improved power delivery.A few days later I dropped in the combo set and the seat of the pants impression that I got from the injs,doubled.I'm sold.
I understand the basics of wire technology and I can say that these wires are well made.Way better than Bosch or any other set I've tried.They weigh almost twice as much as my old set of Borg-Warner.I do confess they are the first set I've bought that were in this price range.If that makes any difference?
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PostSubject: Re: Best combo wires/plugs I ever had   Thu Sep 19, 2013 11:48 am

I'm sure they're pretty good for that much $$. For ignition wires I look for a set that can run strong for 100k miles. So far I've gone through 2 sets of AC/delphi (OEM) at $35/set. Let us know how yours hold up in the long run. I'm guessing they'll be just fine.

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'98 SC Riviera • 281k miles • 298 HP/370 TQ • 0-60: 5.79s • ET: 13.97 @ 99.28 • 4087 lb • 20.1 avg MPG • Nelson Ledges Lap: 1:30
3.4" pulley • AL104 plugs • 180º t-stat • FWI w/K&N • 1.9:1 rockers • OR pushrods • LS6 valve springs • SLP headers • ZZP fuel rails
KYB GR2 struts • MaxAir shocks • Addco sway bars • UMI bushings • GM STB • Enkei 18" EV5s w/ Dunlop DZ101s • F-body calipers
EBC bluestuff/Hawk HP plus • SS lines • Brembo slotted discs • DHP tuned • Aeroforce • Hidden Hitch

^^^ SOLD ^^^ frown

'05 GTO • 85k miles • 0-60: 4.8s • 16.9 avg MPG • Nelson Ledges Lap: 1:26
Because fun


'70 Olds Ninety-Eight Holiday Coupe • 116k miles • 455 Rocket V8
Because cool


'95 Celica • 152k miles • 0-60: yes
Because free
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PostSubject: Re: Best combo wires/plugs I ever had   Thu Sep 19, 2013 12:07 pm

Gee,AA scratch  you always make me feel so cheap
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PostSubject: Re: Best combo wires/plugs I ever had   Thu Sep 19, 2013 8:53 pm

AA wrote:
I'm sure they're pretty good for that much $$. For ignition wires I look for a set that can run strong for 100k miles. So far I've gone through 2 sets of AC/delphi (OEM) at $35/set. Let us know how yours hold up in the long run. I'm guessing they'll be just fine.
Magnecor. I have over 150k on a set.
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PostSubject: Re: Best combo wires/plugs I ever had   Thu Sep 19, 2013 9:03 pm

albertj wrote:

AA wrote:
I'm sure they're pretty good for that much $$. For ignition wires I look for a set that can run strong for 100k miles. So far I've gone through 2 sets of AC/delphi (OEM) at $35/set. Let us know how yours hold up in the long run. I'm guessing they'll be just fine.
Magnecor. I have over 150k on a set.
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PostSubject: Re: Best combo wires/plugs I ever had   Mon Feb 24, 2014 5:42 pm

Update: Had to dump the ACDelco-41-601 plugs.They began to exhibit weird low idle issues.Replaced with Autolite 606 copper. Car runs tight and idles nice.Fy whoever wants ta knoe
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PostSubject: Re: Best combo wires/plugs I ever had   Mon Feb 24, 2014 6:01 pm

Thx for the update. Autolite coppers have always served me well.

Any residue on the ACDelcos?

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'98 SC Riviera • 281k miles • 298 HP/370 TQ • 0-60: 5.79s • ET: 13.97 @ 99.28 • 4087 lb • 20.1 avg MPG • Nelson Ledges Lap: 1:30
3.4" pulley • AL104 plugs • 180º t-stat • FWI w/K&N • 1.9:1 rockers • OR pushrods • LS6 valve springs • SLP headers • ZZP fuel rails
KYB GR2 struts • MaxAir shocks • Addco sway bars • UMI bushings • GM STB • Enkei 18" EV5s w/ Dunlop DZ101s • F-body calipers
EBC bluestuff/Hawk HP plus • SS lines • Brembo slotted discs • DHP tuned • Aeroforce • Hidden Hitch

^^^ SOLD ^^^ frown

'05 GTO • 85k miles • 0-60: 4.8s • 16.9 avg MPG • Nelson Ledges Lap: 1:26
Because fun


'70 Olds Ninety-Eight Holiday Coupe • 116k miles • 455 Rocket V8
Because cool


'95 Celica • 152k miles • 0-60: yes
Because free
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PostSubject: Re: Best combo wires/plugs I ever had   Mon Feb 24, 2014 6:03 pm

AA wrote:
Thx for the update. Autolite coppers have always served me well.

Any residue on the ACDelcos?

Nope.They all came out with a nice chalky white/brown engine tan.
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PostSubject: Re: Best combo wires/plugs I ever had   Mon Feb 24, 2014 6:41 pm

I love my AutoLite coppers.....
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