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Old 05-17-2012, 03:02 PM   #1
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i want to put a new coil cap rotor and plug wires on my 95 300 6. would MSD be a good choice for my motor or is there a better choice? thanks for any help guys!
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http://www.fullsizebronco.com/forum/...ad.php?t=63592
this is all for a v8 so maybe a little googling to see if anyone found a better one for the I6 but its all the same. just different amount of plugs and wires
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maybe I didn't look hard enough but I couldn't find a cap for my 300. I got a coil and wires though. They didn't say anything about having to make the wires when I bought them so heads up
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which wires did you buy? and msd is perfectly fine. if you look on summitracing they'll have exactly whst you need
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IMO and alot of other peoples it doesnt get any better than msd
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I have the V8 but speaking for MSD brand, I recently bought MSD wires, best I've ever used! Had fully adjustable boots even though they appear straight only. Nice quality wires inside and out. I also have the cap and rotor which seem well made with the brass terminals as opposed to the zinc colored Motorcraft version.

The only complaint I have is the MSD coil I had bought barely made it a year, but I noticed there seemed to be less pep when going back to a cheapo coil afterwards. So maybe another MSD coil in my future to make double sure.
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You're not the only one to have coil issues, I went through 2 in 6 months and back to stock I went.
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i had MSD on my 96 f150 5.0 for about 8 months, have MSD on my 98 ram 1500 5.2l and i have it on my 97 f250 7.5l, not a single problem in any of the rigs and about 70k miles.
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Just a heads up MSD does not make a distributor cap for the 300 I6. MSD everything else will work great though. Just get a distributor cap and rotor with brass contacts (non MSD) and all the other parts MSD and you will be golden. ACCEL makes a brass contact distributor cap and rotor that works well with the 300.
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I bought a distributor cap and rotor button with brass terminals on both made by Taylor and it made a huge difference. I'm getting ready to dump about 70 bucks into Taylor Cable plug wires that are 8.2 mm and only have 50 ohms of resistance per foot.
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