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Warning my fellow holden enthusists

plymouth_hemi_69

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i have just purchased BOSH high performance motorsport 790 (blue ignition leads)
and they caught my car on fire luckily i was quick enough to get to the creek for water but beware do not purchase these as even with water still keep trying to re light just thort i would try and warn everyone of this
 

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Was actually looking at buying these...

Any idea why they caught fire?
 

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i have

no idea wot so ever i had given the old commodore a good going down the road but not excessively my old black leads handle it fine
 

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They wherent rubbing on anything? normally the only cause of fire from leads
 

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Yeah, lets all step back and look for a cause rather than deem a product completely unusable and faulty without evidence.

aZk.
 

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hey

they were keep well away from the exhaust manifold and it caught fire in the middle of the lead smack bang in the middle
 

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You probably got a faulty product. If the core was fractured it could have caused internal arching and as the plastic melted, propagated the flame. Unlucky mate.
 

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seen things like this happen before, people blaming/tarnising business's and or products only to find out it was the fault of there own hands.
people buying wrong oil filters and then having them pop off down the road then blaming the manufacturer.
chances are the leads wernt on right and poped off, with a descent spark to some oil leaking around your head or something and it wouldnt take much to catch on fire specially with all the heat down there, it has fuel, it has heat and it has ignition, 3 factors for a fire.
 

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are they carbon or copper leads?
be pretty unlucky to get a brand new set of leads with a internal break in them.
 
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