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PostSubject: Ignitors question   Ignitors question EmptySat May 12, 2007 4:56 pm

So i know one of my ignitors is bad two fowled pulgs when i did the tune up last month my question is though is it worth swithing them out for a performance set like accel or just keeping them stock?
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PostSubject: Re: Ignitors question   Ignitors question EmptySat May 12, 2007 5:58 pm

Find out which pack is bad, and replace with stock. A performance set may use higher voltage, but it won't help you much with a stock car. See this thread:


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PostSubject: Re: Ignitors question   Ignitors question EmptySat May 12, 2007 7:18 pm

It's hard to answer your question. I'm still trying to research a bit about it myself. Everyone that has them says yay. everyone that doesn't says nay. I see a bit of a bias... lol
I suppose everyone tends to find ways to like things they invested in and its hard to distinguish between performance gains and the power of suggestion, ie. marketing

I'm guessing you need to replace the coil soon so for now, i'd say just get the OEM coil or perhaps a less expensive after market coil like Wells (can't go wrong with a lifetime warranty)
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