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What is the difference between marine wires and automotive? I'm replacing the old and shorting wires on my boat. The problem is it's an 81 with a points distributer. So I need Male/female wires. I'm having a hard time getting themi n marine and when I can find them they are a fortune. I can get female/female wire in marine for a very resonable cost. I'm considering using a good set of automotive wires. Or else I'll have more money in wires thant he boats worth. Will this be okay. :confused: :confused: :confused:

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No need to use marine type wires.
Go with a good set of Hi- Performance (MSD, Moroso, Mallory, etc) NON-HEI type plug wires.
Automotive wires will last almost forever as long as you use dielectric grease (available at any parts store) on both ends of the wires to keep water out. Besides they'll pull off easier come time to change plugs.
 

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I'm with Iggy on this one for sure use a good set of Hi perf auto wires and grease em up good...........better and cheaper to boot:D
 

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Brian, they might cost as much but they will be much better wires than the stock ones....:D

Good Luck!!
 

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Ditto on all said, here is one of those cases where it is not necessary to use boat parts. Like FA18Driver stated,they might be as much money but should be better quality
 
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