Where to buy HT wire for spark plug in mainland Europe?

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xander janssen

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Hi all,

For my single cylinder engines, I have a CDI with a short section of HT wire going to the spark plug.

This unit I use for multiple engines by simply disconnection the 4 wires (1x ground, 2x contact pionts and 1x HT to spark plug).

Since I want to build a multi (start with 2 and then go to 3 or 4) cylinder engine, I can hook this wire to the distributor, but then I need wire between the distributor and the spark plugs.

Has anyone a recommendation for HT wire? Preferably very small diameter to give it a nice "correct scale" appearance. I can only find 7 mm (or even larger diameter) wire.

I prefer a local supplier in mainland Europe over US, UK or Alibaba to avoid issues with customs.

Regards,

Xander
 

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The silicon insulated wire often use for the leads on electrical test meters works well and should not be hard to get even a couple of spare leads cut up would do
 

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Can find and use high voltage wire commonly used in gas stove, OD is 4.5 mm
 

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I just used an old multimeter test lead as Jason suggests. The insulation is quite adequate for what we want and the diameter is only 3-4 mm.
 

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Jasonb

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Problem withn Minimag and Hemmingway, etc is the post Brexit postage will make it so expensive, hence the request for mainland European suppliers.
 

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I know you want local but I have shipped from the US all over the world and never a problem with customs. I have 10kv black wire with a 0.099 inch diameter as well as plugs that range from 1/4-32 to as small as 6-56. The 10-40 - 6-56 plugs have boots available. I have shipped all over the world and usually under 20 usd shipping.
 

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I have used a coax cable, like RG58 for spark plugs. Strip off the outer insulation and the braided shield. That leaves a conductor of about the right diameter for model spark plug wire. Coax should be common from any electrical supplier.
 

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Thanks for all the suggestions.

I will start with either some multimeter wires or Coax, as I have both of them in sufficient quantity at home.

Regards,

Xander
 
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