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Was looking for the right plug wires for a mercury classic 50 45hp I believe it is a 1988 motor.

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I am just getting it ready to start it up for spring fishing and this boat is new to me so I don't know when or if plug wires were ever changed, also going to put in new spark plugs

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Do you have the serial number for the engine?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I do not, where on the engine would it be located, It is after dark here now....

It is on the right side of the swivel tube. I am researching the engine model now.

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Here is the part number for the wires, and a link on where to get them.

http://www.crowleymarine.com/parts/244503.cfm

For the spark plugs you will want NGK BUHW-2.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I saw those plugs with a "Z" for shielded, are those better, some posts on internet suggest reduced interference with motor.

The Z series plugs do reduce electrical interference on the engine and with any boat electronics, ans are worth the extra cost. then it is BUZHW-2

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