ACCEL 5000 SPARK PLUG WIRES SBC 350 383 400 406 FOR HEI & POINT 5041-K CLEARANCE
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The items in our clearance special will be selling at well below cost prices. These items have accumulated in our former warehouse that we're converting to our new additional machine shop for building engines. In the past, we would sell these items at local swap meets and other various selling venues. Due to time constraints, these items have to go. The Accel wires would be classified as old/new stock. They are in perfect condition.
We are selling the wires at nearly half the regular price. We have used these wires on many of our engines over the years without any problems, and still use them on certain applications.
The 8.0mm 5000 Series wires are considered a medium to high end set of wires. As you may know, plug wires come in many different quality grades. The 5000 Series is just below the top of the line offered by Accel. They have four levels of plug wires, so one under the top grade is a very decent cable. Each grade up has a lower resistance rating and a higher temp rating. The ohm and temp. ratings of a plug wire are very important.
Good quality wires are very important for proper ignition. Beware of some of the 9.5-10mm low grade wires on the market. These knock-off wires have been found to be inferior in many different ways. They are composed of nothing more than a thick low grade rubber cable. The inside core structure is unlike any wire on the market.
We have first hand knowledge of the quality of these wires, as they were sent to us for evaluation. We hoped that they would be a decent low cost product to offer our customers. Upon close observation, these wires were the worst we had ever seen. The copper spiral windings were micro-thin, and upon testing the ohm rating, the resistance was very high. In fact, the ohm rating was worse then any wire we have ever reviewed. The conductivity was very poor. The many layers of protective jacketing used on most high quality wires was missing. The outer rubber jacket was made from a gummy soft rubber that has no resistance to heat. The center core in the wire was a fraction of the size of any name brand wire on the market.
So, don't be fooled by these low cost wires with a large mm diameter. The benefits of using a high end set of wires are many. Low quality wires will cause your engine not to perform the way it should, and they will degrade in conductivity at a very fast rate compared to name brand quality wires.
We have seen several sellers offering these low-grade wires in various colors. The tell tale in spotting these wires will be an unknown or unfamiliar name, an unusually low cost, large diameter cable size (9.5-10mm), and no spec ratings on the wire.
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