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Old 10-28-2008, 10:41 PM
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Magnecor Wires Rock, GET THEM!!!

I Just bought a near mint 500 SEC and I replaced cap and rotor and replaced the old coil with a MSD Blaster 2. The car ran a bit better but it really made a big difference when I stopped by the Magnecor factory near Detroit and had the very kind owner make me a set of 8.5 mm wires. My god my car runs so smooth now.
I am in Canada and finding the wires were not easy but I decided to pass by the factory and I am glad I did. Pick up a set of 8.5mm wires, the come in red and there are no silly gimmicks with these wires.

Has anyone else used these wires and what do you think?
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Old 10-29-2008, 02:42 PM
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Well, the stock system when working properly leads to a Very smooth idle, so I suspect there was something wrong before you made the change. I can see adding a heavier wire on a car w/ forced induction and thus needing a bigger pop from one's coil/wires/plugs etc... But for all the stock cars out there a 7mm solid core wire will More then suffice!

Also, with the new coil and wires you will find your cap and rotor life will decrease quite a bit.

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Old 10-29-2008, 02:55 PM
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The Stock wire are good but I find that these cars deserve a lil bit more pow from the ignition system, remember the 84 500 SEC was very basic and not a true HEI system. 7mm will do but if the price is the same why go for the inferior ??
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Old 10-29-2008, 02:56 PM
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Oh hey

Hey would you have a front euro spoiler for my car or can you locate one??
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Old 10-29-2008, 08:31 PM
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Outside of tweaking the engine I just don't see the need...even AMG didn't see the need to bump the wire/coil capacity on the 5.4L DOHC that was available on the early M117's.

From a purely cosmetic standpoint they just look Weird to me @ this point!

Shame you ask now about the spoiler...two have came around a few months ago but nothing since....I'll keep an eye out though.

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