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Plug Wires ?

Converting the points on my 73 F250 highboy 360 to electronic, which plug wires would work the best, 7mm or 8mm ? and brand name , Thanks
 
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If I had a choice I would go with the 8mm wires.
Now let it be known you wire holders my not work with 8mm wires, to thick to fit in the slots.
As for brand I don't think I would go for a no name brand but also not the top $$ one as I am cheap
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Here ya go....
I ask the same question...

https://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1...hats-best.html

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Converting the points on my 73 F250 highboy 360 to electronic, which plug wires would work the best, 7mm or 8mm ? and brand name , Thanks

Have you considered doing HEI it will get you away from the points? Comes in large cap or small. I have been using the large cap on my FE builds. Also recommended using 8mm made in usa wires made by Packard wire. CLICK HERE

 
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Here's what I ordered a while back. They've done well for me with no issues and its a heck of a deal considering retail prices. The "Damaged Product" was only a damaged box that the wires came in.

Accel 8mm Wires
 
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Originally Posted by Arsoncop View Post
Converting the points on my 73 F250 highboy 360 to electronic, which plug wires would work the best, 7mm or 8mm ? and brand name , Thanks
If you do something that increases secondary voltage (not just an electronic switching), I'd use the 8mm. I chose the MSD 8.5mm Super Conductor wires. They are a bit pricey. If cost is important, you can find less costly wires. Their low resistance appealed to me. As mentioned, if you do the 8mm, you'll likely have to modify or change the wire holders. Wires come in different colors. MSD uses red & black. Distributor terminals vary; be sure to get the ones for your cap. Spark plug terminals also vary; again get the ones that suit your situation best. Some sets are ready for installation as purchased; some require trimming the length and installing one of the terminals. There are lots of choices; shop around.
 
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I've used Taylor before. (On the 400 in the 79 I had) Loved them. Currently I have a set of NAPA plug wires on my 460 and I'm happy with it.
 
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I've always used Belden (sold by NAPA) on my stuff for years. Reasonably priced and never had any problems.
 

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