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Well im gonna take my car over to my uncles house to have my new copper plugs and moroso wires put on. I have a ?, i did a search, but couldnt find what i wanted. How do you route the new wires? what do you do with the sleeves underneath the alternator? Do you just route it over the alternator or what? Just want to be sure.
 

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If you want to go under, the alternator has only 3 bolts to remove. If you go over, make sure you secure them above they alternator so they stay away from moving parts.
 

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I put mine under by just using a small piece of hangar attached to the wire to thread it under the alternator. Just be sure to do one wire at a time.
 

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where do you get the ford motorsport wire looms?
 

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well, i got the new plugs on, boy some of those plugs were WAY out of spec. They were kinda whitish to. Some of them were gapped at .065, one was at .070. Amazing they didnt blow out. My uncle gapped them at .058. Moroso apparently sent me the wrong wires, cause their is no male end on the wires. Just 2 female ends, my uncle thinks they mixed up a set for a 5.0 car. so i have to send these wires back to either jegs or moroso.
 

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should have saved your money and just called dan newman and bought some stock wires.

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Moroso wires were $70 bucks, and ShadowDragon runs them, and says they r great. How did the plugs get so out of spec? My uncle says the factory plugs have paint on the bottom, and these didnt. Remember he's been changing plugs for 35 years, and has worked for Ford for god knows how long.
 

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the factory platnium plugs in my 98 f150 didn't have paint on them.

They could have been installed by a mechanic that didn't know what they were doing.

0.054 is the gap spec for stock applications.
 

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Ya, thats definitely possible justin, even at the dealership my uncle works at, he says some people wont put antisieze on the threads, they just take them out an bolt them in. He put anti-sieze on the threads though. The rust on the spark plug boots on the driver side was probably from when they steam cleaned the engine, cause the engine compartment was real clean when i bought it. He also took an air hose and blew all the dirt out of the spark plug holes, there was a ton of it.
 
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