Thanks to those who answered my questions on different spark plugs in my
Now the next question-
I find the spark plug wire boots won't pull off the spark plugs after 6
years of use. I used a large pliers to get one boot off but it tore the
Is there a way to soften the rubber in the wire boots? Are after market
ignition wires as good as the dealers higher priced stuff?
Before you try to pull them off, twist the boot to break the seal between the
and the plug. Over time the rubber tends to bond to the porcelain. When you
the plugs, put a dab of dielectric tune up grease in each boot to help keep this
happening again. There are various tools available to help ease boot removal,
simple hook type tools to special boot removal pliers.
Some parts stores sell single plug wires but it's getting uncommon and after 6
years, well......but it is an option. Motorcraft wires are recommended for your
and are available at many parts stores. There are good aftermarket sets
also. Either way, they will be in the $50-70 dollar range for quality
Don't be tempted by the $21.95 lifetime warranty sets and you should be fine.
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