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Old 12-26-2010, 06:14 PM
DRFTNGKNG DRFTNGKNG is offline
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Default Spark plug wires? Hp increase?

Hi,

changed stock spark plugs on my 04 ranger edge with E3 and want to know if changing the wires can help with a power increase and mpg increase? If so, any good companies?? thnkz!! :P
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Old 12-26-2010, 06:20 PM
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Default Re: Spark plug wires? Hp increase?

JBA wires maybe... if anything any replacement wires will have marginal increases and will only be noticeable if your current ones are bad.

i.e.(my 99 cav had bad wires and would struggle and seem like it was going to stall in 4th and 5th gear while giving it gas, new wires = problem solved)
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Old 12-26-2010, 06:26 PM
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Nope u actually wasted money on those e3's

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There are no "performance" wires avalible for rangers. Stock wires are 8mm all aftrrmarket are as well
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Old 12-26-2010, 06:40 PM
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Default Re: Spark plug wires? Hp increase?

Actually no i didn't. I got 10hp increase and 12 lb-ft!! I did a dyno before and after putting the plugs on and i was really surprised!! ur losing out!!
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Old 12-26-2010, 06:45 PM
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Actually no i didn't. I got 10hp increase and 12 lb-ft!! I did a dyno before and after putting the plugs on and i was really surprised!! ur losing out!!
dyno slips or GTFO! i dont believe that for one second.
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Old 12-26-2010, 06:47 PM
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Actually no i didn't. I got 10hp increase and 12 lb-ft!! I did a dyno before and after putting the plugs on and i was really surprised!! ur losing out!!
Ya dyno slip or GTFO

Dont say u didn't get one because they always print one off and give them to you.
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Old 12-26-2010, 06:47 PM
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dyno slips or GTFO! i dont believe that for one second.
x2, not trying to start shit but thats a rather big claim there...
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Old 12-26-2010, 06:49 PM
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Actually no i didn't. I got 10hp increase and 12 lb-ft!! I did a dyno before and after putting the plugs on and i was really surprised!! ur losing out!!
Put up pics of your results! hope you did multiple runs to make sure the variables in the results are factored and how far apart did you do the dyno? and what were the conditions (temp humidity etc.)
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Old 12-26-2010, 06:55 PM
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Default Re: Spark plug wires? Hp increase?

I don't believe that.
10hp is a huge gain, especially on a low hp engine.
Same with the torque gains.
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Old 12-26-2010, 07:07 PM
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FYI the dyno runs were in about 30 mins of each other. because to put the truck on, do dyno, take truck off, change them, start dyno run. For proof, i was there, my dad, my bro and a few mechanics, who were there once the dyno was going saw it. even the mechanic that i go to was surprised of how much hp 6 spark plugs can do to an engine. i got no piece of paper but if 5 people saw it, i think its good enough. if u dont believe, try it. i dont care. it worked for me!! :P
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Old 12-26-2010, 07:10 PM
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you be trollin' making false allegations... Without proof it is false and why bother saying something gained you that much if your not gonna prove it.

Make us believers with real results.
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Old 12-26-2010, 07:12 PM
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FYI the dyno runs were in about 30 mins of each other. because to put the truck on, do dyno, take truck off, change them, start dyno run. For proof, i was there, my dad, my bro and a few mechanics, who were there once the dyno was going saw it. even the mechanic that i go to was surprised of how much hp 6 spark plugs can do to an engine. i got no piece of paper but if 5 people saw it, i think its good enough. if u dont believe, try it. i dont care. it worked for me!! :P
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-SCT X-Cal2 and some small exterior mods

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Old 12-26-2010, 07:14 PM
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Default Re: Spark plug wires? Hp increase?

yeah that is really hard to believe man, i mean 10 hp would be a lot with hi-po wires, plugs and the coil packs, let alone just plugs.
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Old 12-26-2010, 07:16 PM
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Default Re: Spark plug wires? Hp increase?

whats were the results before and after? cus maybe he had a shit load of carbon build up on his plugs... so maybe he is back to near stock HP lol
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Old 12-26-2010, 07:17 PM
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X2, Typing that you had 5 people there does not prove anything.
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