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84 s10 My spark plug wire on my 1984 S10 the wire says 7mm Hi-temp radio suppession cable.I have one laying around that says 8mm standard tripple silicone can I use it or not?

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    brad Feb 11, 2009

    what about the length it is about 2 in shorter?

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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Actually, yes, it could be used. The 7 & 8 mm specs are for the insulator diameter/cross section. For the spark, what is important is the center core conductor. Radio suppressed would indicate means that it is designed to reduce interference effect on car radios, Hi-temp would be just that but since all sparkplug wires are designed to operate in the engine compartment, all would have more or less the same capability on this, triple silicon would refer to how many coating/shielding/layer of insulator.

Good luck and thank you for using FixYa.

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    Louie Role Feb 11, 2009

    As long as it reaches the plug and the distributor cap, should work good.

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