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Old 08-21-2000, 01:17 PM
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With all the talk about sparkplug wire sets, I was wondering if anyone knows anything about "Bremi" wires? They have a solid copper core, and the ends look exactly like the OEM ones. Does anyone have any experience or feedback on these?

I know from experience to stay away from Bosch aftermarket sets, they are JUNK. I can't seem to find any Beru sets locally, only these Bremi ones.

And, yes, I know that the original ones are absolutely the best, but they are *expensive* at the dealer. The wires themselves do last a long, long time, as oppsosed to the resistor ends. But after 20+ years, mine have developed some cracking of the insulation and allow some arcing to take place.
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Old 08-21-2000, 05:45 PM
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Bremi is "OE" on BMW's. Much better than aftermarket bosch, but not up to Beru quality.
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Old 08-21-2000, 06:23 PM
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Thanks MB Doc - I will try to locate some Beru wires.

One other question, why do some of the resistor ends have a 5K resistance, and others have a 1K resistance? Just a theoretical question.
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Old 08-22-2000, 01:04 PM
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Radio interference & related static due to HIGH voltage signals going un-suppressed. Most cars with 1K ends have a larger air gap between rotor & dist cap.

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