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Author Topic: Ignition noise help?  (Read 315 times)
W2JKD
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« on: March 28, 2009, 01:35:47 PM »

I just finished a low band installation in my Chevy Silverado pickup with the GM 6.0 L engine.  This engine has the coil over plug (COP) ignition.  Although I've followed every grounding tip from this website and been careful in the installation, the ignitiion noise is wiping out all but the biggest signals.  Anyone have knowledge of this engine and have any good suggestions?  All appreciated. 73's de Jim
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« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2009, 03:46:22 PM »

Gee, I thought the GEN IV still had short runs of plug wires.

The first thing is to bond the exhaust system in at least three places. The hood needs to be bonded as well. If you don't know about this, visit my web site and look under bonding.

If it does indeed have COPs, the they can be shielded, but from my experience, it won't help much. What does help, is new plugs. After about 30 to 40 k miles, the gap widens enough to increase the noise drastically.

Alan, KØBG
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