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Old 14-09-21, 19:47
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Default Flathead spark plug wire length

I need to build the spark plug wires, can someone tell me the lengths of each one? Including the coil. Thanks in advance!
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Old 16-09-21, 23:54
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Default Ford V8 Crab Distributor- HT Leads

Hi Mariano,

Please find attached from my notes.
My engine is the same as in the diagram.
Wire measurements taken from original Ford wires in two NOS conduits that I purchased a long time ago. Same conduits in photo. Wires renewed of course.

Hope this helps.

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Old 17-09-21, 01:41
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Jaques!
Amazing info!
Many thanks for your helps!!
Your wires conduit need bond straps?
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Old 17-09-21, 03:06
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Hi Mariano,

I had one side with the bond strap on it but didn't use it. Believe it is only for radio suppression and I don't understand if the conduit is steel and bolted to the block why it needs any further earthing?

Maybe I am missing something, over to the experts.

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Old 17-09-21, 03:40
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Interesting point, Jacques.

Was there a Radio Suppression Kit issued for Ford Engines similar to the one issued for the Chevrolet?

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Old 17-09-21, 04:15
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Hi David,

I don't know what was supplied in a Chevrolet Radio Suppression Kit but the attached is the contents of a Ford kit.

Those numbers in the kit are for various condensers used on fuel tanks, oil pressure and temperature sending units, etc. No braided earth straps are specified in that kit. The spark plugs conduit earth straps are listed separately. I have seen a diagram of where other straps are placed on the chassis. Probably here on MLU.

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Old 17-09-21, 12:54
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Hi Jacques
The pics with conduit straps be found on Late FGT engine here in Argentina. May be all late Ford CMP install bond straps....
Your contributions of information and comments are always very interesting!
Thanks for sharing!!
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Old 17-09-21, 16:09
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Another late FGT bond strap conduit
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Old 25-09-21, 10:26
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HT conduit and wires ready to install.
Thank you Jacques!
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Old 25-09-21, 10:32
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Now ready to starting. Lack assembly a lot of parts.
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