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Excuse me for being silly but I know old cars and new ones have different plugs and I can't remember which has which.

Should my stock 289 2V be using the resistor or non-resistor type. Stock coil, distributor, wires et al.

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You should be using resistor type plugs on all of your vehicles, as the non-resistor types interfere with your radio reception (they produce noise).



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Original plugs were NON-resistor. These probably won't cause any radio interference, especially on the FM band. Resistor wires are typically used with HEI. SUPRESSOR wires are for radio noise supression. It's all in the shielding material used in the wires, not the resistance of the core.

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The old breaker type ignition systems tend to generate a weaker spark in resistor plugs. Unless you have an interference problem, I would go non-resistor. Might have to experiment to know for sure.

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