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PostSubject: ZZP Wire install, I has a question.   Sat Dec 07, 2013 10:56 pm

Ok so I know it sounds stupid to have a question for a simple wire install but here goes: As far as the metal heat shield that slips over the rear plug wires, do you guys keep these?? It seems like the wire for cylinder #6 does not like to stay on well when I try to install them with the heat shield on.
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PostSubject: Re: ZZP Wire install, I has a question.   Sun Dec 08, 2013 3:41 pm

96_Juggernaut wrote:
Ok so I know it sounds stupid to have a question for a simple wire install but here goes: As far as the metal heat shield that slips over the rear plug wires, do you guys keep these?? It seems like the wire for cylinder #6 does not like to stay on well when I try to install them with the heat shield on.
It's kinda preference I think. You don't need them
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PostSubject: Re: ZZP Wire install, I has a question.   Sun Dec 08, 2013 4:04 pm

I use the shields since the headers get real hot. Even found 3 extra shields to use on the front plugs.

Don't understand why it would only affect wire #6, unless there's something wrong with that wire. The shields and the plug holes are are all the same.

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PostSubject: Re: ZZP Wire install, I has a question.   Sun Dec 08, 2013 6:13 pm

Well what it looks like is happening to me is that the spring that is on the shield does not allow the wire boot to go on far enough for it to get properly seated on the plug. I'll just roll without'm
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PostSubject: Re: ZZP Wire install, I has a question.   Sun Dec 08, 2013 9:30 pm

Try stretching the spring with a pair of pliers. Can't hurt.
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PostSubject: Re: ZZP Wire install, I has a question.   Sun Dec 08, 2013 10:36 pm

Or just get a new shield. One of the yards let me have mine for free.

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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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