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    Thread: Dielectric grease on coil pack?

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      07-30-2012 05:41 PM #1
      Is it safe to put this on the coil pack? This is my third coil pack and these things royally piss me off. I don't know if its excess heat from forced induction parts that cause these to wear and crack more or what...however because of them its made misfire codes, burnt holes in my spark plug wires, fouled out my plugs, and now I have possibly related slight to moderate scoring in cylinder #6 and possibly #5 on a 5k mile engine...

      If this (used good condition replacement coil pack) goes within the year, I think I'm going with the GM coil conversion.

      On a side note...anyone have recommendation for any online spark plug wires; better and cheaper then steelerships OEM @ $110 a pop?

      Last edited by Tooled; 07-30-2012 at 05:44 PM.

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      07-30-2012 07:07 PM #2
      yes its ok to put on coil. use it on the boot and plug. dont use it on where it has metal contact as this wont let it conduct electricity. if i was u i would do ford coil pack.

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      07-30-2012 08:46 PM #3
      your saying stay away from the actual inner metal connectors? i.e. not dumping it in the spark plug connectors itself like this...?

      Last edited by Tooled; 07-30-2012 at 08:50 PM.

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      07-30-2012 10:32 PM #4
      Its fine on the metal contacts in the plug boot. That is way to much though, Just a dab is all thats needed.
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      07-31-2012 12:32 AM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by Tooled View Post


      Wires - OEM or Magnecor.

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      07-31-2012 12:57 AM #6
      i robbed this picture from google.....ford bronco....go figure...

    7. 07-31-2012 04:33 AM #7
      I decided to buy a set of MAGNECOR 8.5mm wires and i was instantly in love with the quality of these. I really do think that you pay for what you get with magnecor. A bit more pricey but i'm excited to see how long these wires last.

      Magnecor claims to be thee inventor of the electro-magnetically suppression spark plug wires.

      I read the Precautions statement and it strongly recommends not to use any kind of grease on the connector ends. I found that interesting but this subject requires more research. I haven't used any grease but i will wait later down the road to see if any corrosion appears.

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      07-31-2012 12:21 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by MEGA 16v GLI View Post
      I decided to buy a set of MAGNECOR 8.5mm wires and i was instantly in love with the quality of these. I really do think that you pay for what you get with magnecor. A bit more pricey but i'm excited to see how long these wires last.

      Magnecor claims to be thee inventor of the electro-magnetically suppression spark plug wires.

      I read the Precautions statement and it strongly recommends not to use any kind of grease on the connector ends. I found that interesting but this subject requires more research. I haven't used any grease but i will wait later down the road to see if any corrosion appears.
      correct they dont want you to use grease because it burn through it or not conduct. like i say its only meant for rubber boot (or known as sealing point) so that imperfection will not allow water to get in (which will either short it or corrosion occur).

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      07-31-2012 12:24 PM #9
      oh fyi ppl say u can use Vaseline (white petroleum) but they melt when they get hot( it ooze out or go into places u dont want to...). unlike die-electric they might melt little but they will keep their shape.

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      07-31-2012 12:42 PM #10
      great info and I'll be sure to checkout these plug wires.

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      07-31-2012 01:36 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by MEGA 16v GLI View Post
      I decided to buy a set of MAGNECOR 8.5mm wires and i was instantly in love with the quality of these. I really do think that you pay for what you get with magnecor. A bit more pricey but i'm excited to see how long these wires last.
      x2

      Mine, Magnecor blue silicone 8mm for VR6 coilpack:

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      07-31-2012 05:26 PM #12
      x3 Love my Magnecors

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