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Plug wires for 250SE

Just installed a pertronix and new plugs (NGK) using the stock coil. Noticed that the old plug wires would spark from the metal casing to the block if it gets pulled from the plug. I guess it's time to replace them.

What wires should I get for this setup?

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Use solid core wires if you can get 15ft length of it and unscrew and re-screw the ends,

If the wires themselves are "soft" sorta new
Pull the spark plug cap off, pull the wire out, clip 1/4" off, poke an ice pick into the wire to give the cap a start lube the wire (spit works) and re-screw the wire into the cap. I've done this hundreds of times.

or get new wire set Solid core only.

Clean the inside of the caps copper terminals and tip of the rotor

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