Northstar Engines and System Technical Discussion Discussion, p0154/0151 in Cadillac Engine Discussion; Yup. I now always check Amazon after I get my best price. They frequently beat it....
- 11-28-12 05:23 PM #16
Yup. I now always check Amazon after I get my best price. They frequently beat it.
- 11-29-12 12:13 PM #17
Ranger , thanks for the help.
Actually I think I jumped the gun by not looking at the748q before ordering. It is made with copper center wire and the one I bought9748q is made of wire wound stainless steel alloy. Did I buy the 'good' version instead of the 'best'? Is this even an issue? Stress is not good, I can sent them back and get the copper core if it will work better or last longer.
Ranger I know I have taken alot of your time, however I do value your opinion.....Ed
- 11-29-12 12:41 PM #18
Didn't realize there was THAT much of a difference. I thought the 9748Q were the OEM wires and that is what I used on my '97. Replaced them at 70-80K and kept the car until 107K. Never had a problem with them. That's about all I can tell you Ed. I don't think I'd fret over them.
I think my neighbor is still running those wires (probably about 10 years later).
- 11-29-12 01:25 PM #19
Thank you for your reply
- 11-29-12 01:39 PM #20
Wire wound stainless steel alloy (over a fiberglass/carbon core) is the standard construction for most "performance" ignition cable today. The stainless coil acts as an EMI barrier to reduce electronic noise emission - the old whirrr/buzzzzz in the radio.
Your wireset is perfectly fine for your engine application.
- 11-30-12 01:22 PM #21
Thanks Everyone, they should be in today or Monday. I just recieved another b1s1 from rock about 20 min.ago,time to turn some bolts.....later Ed
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