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Anybody notice improved performance with upgraded high dollar plug wires? Any advantage or are the NGK's sufficient with minor engine mods. Are the VITEK wires worth the extra money???
 

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NO, unless you go turbo, high compression, or other major engie mods, you don't need them and your better off spending money on motor oil. I have magnecore which have low resistance and def. thicker wires but also upgraded ignition, so i need the upgraded wires. Other wise on stock car with just i/h/e etc, go with iridium spark plugs, that will get you some hp for sure for about the same price.
 

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I just added Bosch Platinum plugs and need to buy wires, I may consider upgrading ignition in the future. What is out there for ignition upgrades and is it worth it with only I/E/H and port/polish? What about caps and rotors? Are there upgrades for those or does stock work fine?
 

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Denso Iridium: one of the better spark plugs available. People have claimed that they've actually felt the improved performance. They run about $12 a pop
 

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i have the Bosch +4 Plugs..and I felt a little difference...cuz my old plugs were real bad...I recently got High Performance NGK wires ..and its jus the idling that improved a little..thats all .not much...I think its better to get the Jacobs Ignition.
 

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i'm thinking about upgrading my ignition myself...so what's the better buy?? there's msd, crane cam ignition, jacobs, and i guess others too...well which one would be a better bang for the buck? i knoe there won't be too much of an improvement but i would like the better gas mileage that it offers!
 

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Jacobs ICE pac is reputed to give the most notable gains. However, the coil is also notorious for burning out. Ofen before the warrenty runs out so you can replace it free.

MSD is a more reliable but doesn't give the same 'feel it' gains.
 

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ya..Jacobs..have more noticable gains for the Accords...but then I guess for the coil thing..I'd probably go with MSD.
 

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Anybody notice improved performance with upgraded high dollar plug wires? Any advantage or are the NGK's sufficient with minor engine mods. Are the VITEK wires worth the extra money???
vitek wires are real crappy go with some magnacores best bang for your buck, or Accel wires.
 

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I haven't really looked too deep yet, but it appears that the coil is built in to the distrubuter? So with a Jacobs, does it come with another coil? Does it swap out in the distrubutor or a remote mount.. How much??? I am familiar with MSD 6a, but don't know if it works for Honda...
 

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yes, coil is built into distributor, and jacobs, msd, all need externail coils, i have a neuspeed thundersport which is plug-in so didn't need to cut any wires, along with magnecore and iridium plugs. I HAD bosch +4 platinum plugs, they were better than oem, but iridium plugs are the best... plus i returned the +4's for a full refund after 20k miles!!!

Problem with these systems is, they really do NOT give any extra hp than oem, but will SEEM better because anything is better than old plugs and wires. Honestly, ignitions are not worth it unless you plan to go turbo in the future or just have the $$$ to spend. I still don't believe that jacobs crap, more milage and shit, i bet if you just changed to oem honda wires and ngk plugs, you'll get the same boost in performance.
 

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Honda dealer today told me don't replace wires unless the old ones are bad or damaged... He said should go to 200k miles or more...

Thanks for the input on ignitions! I'll save the money spent for ground FX or something....
 
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