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    Which spark plug connector boot is better?

    I tried this style of boot and its edges buckled at the valve cover at installation. Perhaps it should be installed with big end to the outside of the valve cover?

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    The OEM boot is shown below, I assume it is still the best boot for sealing the spark plug connectors at the valve cover, right?

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    Paul Abbott
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    Original, no contest.
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    Original on mine... Changed 3 times in 32 years
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    That is what I thought, thanks!
    Paul Abbott
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