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Old 02-02-2006, 08:55 PM   #1
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Default EJ20K spark plug wires

When you folks with Ks need plug wires, which do you get?
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Old 02-02-2006, 09:02 PM   #2
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I think EJ25D should work.
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Old 02-02-2006, 09:03 PM   #3
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Which one is that?
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Old 02-02-2006, 09:07 PM   #4
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Dohc 2.5 Na
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Old 02-03-2006, 05:25 PM   #5
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I got some of those from the dealer today (P/N SOA430Q122) and they are not the same lengths. Any other suggestions?
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Old 02-03-2006, 05:30 PM   #6
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i think there at 2 types.
there are dohcs with a offset coil pack (i think)

and i know ive seen a dohc 2.5 with a centered coil pack, it was in a legacy 2.5GT. those are the ones that should fit.

did the ones you get have different lengths per side?
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Old 02-03-2006, 05:36 PM   #7
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There are two pairs, and there's a very slight difference in length of the two. One of the pairs has the coil pack connectors at a 90 degree angle, the other pair is straight. The ones on my car are all stubby straight.
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Old 02-03-2006, 05:42 PM   #8
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so they would still fit right?

im trying to look into this as well, i need new wires too
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Old 02-03-2006, 05:44 PM   #9
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Mine are set up with one short, two mediums, and two long. The coil side connectors look nothing like the ones they gave me.

I think there must have been a change in the 98s at some point. Kevin@ JDM importers suggested looking at NGK wires, but nobody sells those around here.
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Old 02-03-2006, 06:48 PM   #10
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The 97 Legacy and 98 RS NGK wires are FX54; I called up a place that sells NGK and they said the EJ20K takes the FX47, but they don't have access to them.
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Old 02-03-2006, 07:30 PM   #11
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Magnecor KV85's. Download their pdf catalog and follow the directions for Subaru. Kinda spendy, but they cover all variations of the ej20's plug wires, and their product kicks arse.

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Old 02-03-2006, 10:36 PM   #12
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yes, but Magnecors cost 3x as much as either NGK or OEM
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Old 02-03-2006, 10:53 PM   #13
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Can anyone with an EJ20K confirm the successful use of either 98 RS or 97 Leg GT wires?
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Old 02-04-2006, 03:37 AM   #14
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Magnecor KV85's. Download their pdf catalog and follow the directions for Subaru. Kinda spendy, but they cover all variations of the ej20's plug wires, and their product kicks arse.

Jason
good info, thanks a bunch.

is KV85 the part or model number?
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Old 02-04-2006, 07:33 AM   #15
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Model number. The catalog will break down the part number based on year, length, connection type at the coil, and shape of the boot at the plug. KV85 is their wire set most applicable to street use.

As for being three times as expensive...... I've never been rational with my Impreza. Too much associated dopamine. If you want cheap, buy a dsm.

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Old 02-04-2006, 12:28 PM   #16
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I think the magnecor p/n for EJ20K's is 45339 (teardrop dust covers, female coil towers)
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Old 02-04-2006, 12:29 PM   #17
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As for being three times as expensive...... I've never been rational with my Impreza. Too much associated dopamine. If you want cheap, buy a dsm.

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$50 for OEM or NGKs still isn't cheap...
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Old 02-04-2006, 04:05 PM   #18
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Can anyone with an EJ20K confirm the successful use of either 98 RS or 97 Leg GT wires?
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bump indeed
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Am I able to walk into a autoparts store and pick up a set that will fit my EJ20K (VER4 Type R)? I dont want special order that has to come in the mail.

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Old 10-06-2007, 05:51 PM   #21
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not that i have found

only thing i found was japanparts or magnacore big $ either way
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