metal boots on plug wires

william r gerwig pavwdoc at
Sat Dec 28 23:17:55 EST 2002

No, They just suppress emi from the engine management& radio, there is a
resistor inside the connector. They also provide a good ground path when the
plug connector insulation goes south! Instant missfire, emi won't really
effect the engine management nor your fm radio/tape/cd, either.
Bill Gerwig

>From: "jesse" <clerick44 at>
>To: <quattro at>
>Subject: metal boots on plug wires
>Date: Sat, 28 Dec 2002 19:55:55 -0600
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>Those boots that cover the plug once installed, are they necessary?
>-Jesse Erickson

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