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How to Install a Ford Racing High Performance 9mm Spark Plug Wires on your 1996-1998 SVT Cobra Musta

Installation Time

1 hours

Tools Required
  • Socket Wrench
  • 8mm Socket
  • 11mm Socket
  • Flat Head Screwdriver
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Time Required:

Aprox. 1 hour.

Tools Required:

 Socket wrench
 8mm socket
 11mm socket
 Flat head screwdriver

1: Remove strut tower brace, if equipped.

2: Remove vacuum hoses from intake tube. There is one on the front and one on the back.

NOTE: My car no longer has a vacuum hose connected in the rear position. In the picture, there is a red plug where your vacuum hose will be located.

3: Disconnect IAT sensor.

4: Loosen ring clamps using an 8mm socket and remove intake tube.

5: Using an 11mm socket, remove the 4 nuts holding the spark plug wire cover onto the valve cover, and remove the spark plug wire cover.

6: Remove the old plug wires.

7: Remove the wires from the ignition coils.

Repeat steps 5-7 on other side

Install new Ford Racing plug wires. Note that each wire is labeled with its cylinder number. Look at the image below for wire locations.

9: Reinstall spark plug wire covers.

10: Reinstall intake tube.

11: Reconnect IAT sensor and vacuum hoses.

12: Reinstall strut tower brace if equipped.

Congratulations, you’re done!

Installation Instructions Written by AmericanMuscle Customer Kevin Cross 1.30.2014

This guide applies to Vehicle years: 1996, 1997, 1998 and Submodels: Cobra