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DIY: How to Build Spark Plug Wires


#1

In this Hagerty DIY, Kyle Smith walks you through the process of building spark plug wires for your classic car.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2017/11/27/diy-how-to-build-spark-plug-wires

#2

If you slid the boot onto the wire before crimping the terminal on you wouldn’t have to fight pushing it on over the terminal with the grease.


#3

@lhreeves - You are correct. I like to try and justify my actions by saying this way there is grease inside and on the edge of the boot to prevent corrosion, but the reality is I forgot to put the boot on the wire first. It still works, just little extra effort as a last step.


#4

Good to show it can be done even if you forget to put the boot on the wire first.


#5

“FWIW, pliers in video are diagonals, not side cutters,” said the electrician’s son.