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Has anyone installed Victory spark plug wires (catalog#2880797-053)?If so, is there any claim of performance gain? Is the install simple? Thanks

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http://buywitchdoctors.com/c/298/vic...l-motorcycles/

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There just pretty is all. Never Never pull plug wire using the wire.
Use the boot to pull wire. Auto store sell a plug wire puller buy one it will save you a lot of headaches

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Accel spark wires

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One day i will order them

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In the related-and-FWIW dept.:

Last (2014) fall, I ordered the Victory red plug wires, 2876145-015. Googling a few minutes ago, I see that that part has been superceded with another number.

I also ordered NGK iridium plugs (DCPR6EIX 8196), and went to my local Harbor Freight and bought a spark plug boot puller ( http://www.harborfreight.com/spark-p...ler-65440.html ).

One day over the winter, I replaced the stock plugs and wires; I had about 27,000 miles on my '12 XCT at the time. I had ordered the wires mostly because I'd read a few posts here or on the other forum, about the wires coming apart.

As it turns out:

1) The boot puller couldn't fit down the narrow and deep plug hole, to get underneath the boot, so I didn't use it.

2) I grasped the boots, by hand, as low and as gently as possible, and twisted and pulled a few times, and they came off. I don't believe I damaged the stock wires, but I used the new ones anyway.

This is a pretty trivial project, provided you have an air gun to blow out the wells after wire removal, a 5/8" plug socket that's not too thick, an appropriate torque wrench, a little anti-seize, a little dielectric grease, and a little common sense.

I haven't noticed any change in performance after the new plugs and wires, although I think the red wires look nice. With the iridium plugs, I expect not to bother doing this again for some years.

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I bought a set of the chrome-and-blue wires from WitchDoctor for looks only. Any performance gain you get by simply changing spark plug wires will range from non-existent to almost non-existent.



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I got the yellow wires , no performance gain whatsoever ...

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I got the yellow wires , no performance gain whatsoever ...
Red ones are faster

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I got the red Taylors from WD. Threw in an expensive set of Iridiums and fired her up!

WOW ! Holy CRAP! I cant believe the difference! Really none what so ever but I did notice a little smoother throttle response.

It was tune up time so I splurged a little.

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I put a set of magnecors on the wifes bike (http://www.magnecor.com/magnecor1/main.htm)
If you want to learn about wires poke around their site. Especially the faq
I put them on any bike that I am replacing the wires on because they last the life of the bike. I've never had a set fail.
One less thing to worry about.

Even if you don't want their wires reading their site is worth the time.

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