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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-31-2010, 10:08 AM Thread Starter
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Replacement ignition coil "shower cap" ?

Anyone know of a source for the little rubber boot that is installed on the factory coil wire? Covers the whole top of the ignition coil?

My current Magnecores (from previous owner) are getting long in the tooth (over 100k according to the maintenance log) and I'd like to replace them, but they don't have that boot either... just a really neat addition to the engine bay, would love to incorporate it ;-)
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-31-2010, 11:23 AM
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I replaced my original Bosch wires with a set I got off of ebay. They are blue 8mm (I think). I believe the brand is STI. They come with the coil cover boot. The only problem is that the rear cylinder wires are made the same as the front with 90 deg. connectors at the plug instead of straight in which makes them harder to install.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-31-2010, 12:39 PM Thread Starter
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Sounds like a winner to me! It always bugged me that the Magnecores were straight-boot anyway... I'll make my tiny-handed wife seat the rear plug boots for me ;-)

Thanks for the tip!
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