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Coil pack \ wire mod too soon for me?

I'm modding up my 06 Ranger with 12k miles and was wondering if the Screamin Demon coil pack and wire mod would be too soon of a mod to put on my truck?
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With that fresh of a system, the money would probably be better spent elsewhere. It's hard to say though. Changing to a colored plug wire has an aesthetic value to many people, and is worth it for that.
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I waited til my truck hit 50k miles to do the coil/plugs/wires
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I did it in my other vehicle with that low of miles. I agree above its more with what you like and if it looks pleasing early on :).
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F**k the looks. I'll throw down my money on a different mod until I've got more miles on her.
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That "Screamin Demon" has absolutely no advantage over the EDIS coil pack!
Matter of fact, with the poor quality control, it's liable to crap out on you after you install it!! Save your money!!!
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That "Screamin Demon" has absolutely no advantage over the EDIS coil pack!
Matter of fact, with the poor quality control, it's liable to crap out on you after you install it!! Save your money!!!
and you know any of this from install/use experience thats right didn't think so.....again you go blabbing your fingers off about something you know nothing about......

the Screamin' Demon coil pack is a good unit. It is much better built than the stock coil pack. It allows you to advance the gap on your spark plugs by up to .010", which is quite a bit when it comes to gap. It makes more spark with the same power draw of a stock coil pack. It is built extremely good. The install of one is super easy; easier than changing a headlight bulb. The Screamin' Demon is CHEAPER than a factory replacement when you need to have yours replaced; huh, better part for cheaper.

All of what I have said above is speaking from experience. I have one installed on my truck and it actually runs better now than it did before.



When you install one is up to you, BUT if it were my truck, i would wait for the plug and wires to need changed via Ford's scheduled maintence. Now if you had a supercharger going on your truck now, i would say go ahead and get the Screamin' Demon coil pack...
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and you know any of this from install/use experience thats right didn't think so.....again you go blabbing your fingers off about something you know nothing about......

the Screamin' Demon coil pack is a good unit. It is much better built than the stock coil pack. It allows you to advance the gap on your spark plugs by up to .010", which is quite a bit when it comes to gap. It makes more spark with the same power draw of a stock coil pack. It is built extremely good. The install of one is super easy; easier than changing a headlight bulb. The Screamin' Demon is CHEAPER than a factory replacement when you need to have yours replaced; huh, better part for cheaper.

All of what I have said above is speaking from experience. I have one installed on my truck and it actually runs better now than it did before.



When you install one is up to you, BUT if it were my truck, i would wait for the plug and wires to need changed via Ford's scheduled maintence. Now if you had a supercharger going on your truck now, i would say go ahead and get the Screamin' Demon coil pack...
Totally wrong!!! The aftermarket ignition parts manufacturers DO NOT do the reliability or qualification testing on their components Ford (or any Vehicle manufacturer) do!! Either Ford will do this reliability work, or audit the work done my their component suppliers!!!

The "Screamin' Demon" doesn't put out any more voltage than the EDIS coilpack, PERIOD!!!!
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Totally wrong!!! The aftermarket ignition parts manufacturers DO NOT do the reliability or qualification testing on their components Ford (or any Vehicle manufacturer) do!! Either Ford will do this reliability work, or audit the work done my their component suppliers!!!

The "Screamin' Demon" doesn't put out any more voltage than the EDIS coilpack, PERIOD!!!!
wanna bet

if it does not put out more voltage, then how does it allow for the spark plugs to be gapped out explain that one to me? my spark plug gap went from .052" (stock MAX) to .065" (Screamin' Demon MAX) and the truck runs better now (smoother and more consistant).......

Unless you have used/installed/tested one, get off you high horse and come back to earth.....because I have used/installed/tested one....
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Lmao you two are great. You make me laugh every time when it starts. One good thing though a lot of good points are brought up..:)
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I am speaking from experience, not from what i think.
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What about the point that you're wasting your money upgrading your coilpacks. If I was given either of those coilpacks for free, I'd sell it to either person above who thinks that their truck is somehow better with their coilpack.
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wanna bet

if it does not put out more voltage, then how does it allow for the spark plugs to be gapped out explain that one to me? my spark plug gap went from .052" (stock MAX) to .065" (Screamin' Demon MAX) and the truck runs better now (smoother and more consistant).......

Unless you have used/installed/tested one, get off you high horse and come back to earth.....because I have used/installed/tested one....

The EDIS coilpack will run just fine with those gaps.......try putting the OEM coilpack back on!!!! You may not realize it, the coilpack doesn't limit the voltage, but the plug wire insulation will be stressed!!
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Lmao you two are great. You make me laugh every time when it starts. One good thing though a lot of good points are brought up..:)
I can be interesting and this time I'm not the one in the sights.
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The EDIS coilpack will run just fine with those gaps.......try putting the OEM coilpack back on!!!! You may not realize it, the coilpack doesn't limit the voltage, but the plug wire insulation will be stressed!!
obviously i am not the only one who has had success with the Screamin' Demon...

4.0:
https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2...Screamin+Demon

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https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2...Screamin+Demon

^^i doubt that John would lead any of us wrong....and i doubt Wayne would sell junk...
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I can be interesting and this time I'm not the one in the sights.
Hhaa I know :).
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obviously i am not the only one who has had success with the Screamin' Demon...

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https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2...Screamin+Demon

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https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2...Screamin+Demon

^^i doubt that John would lead any of us wrong....and i doubt Wayne would sell junk...
Check this out, and tell me MSD doesn't have reliability problems:

Notice the "announcement" at the top!!!

http://www.msdignition.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=8


And check this out, they have RMA forms right on the Home webpage:

http://www.msdignition.com/
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alright man....heres the thing, they are electrical parts, yes they will fail at some point and some will NOT work out of the box, BUT until you have used/tried/installed/tested something YOU have no room to lead people astray from using that product......

there are MULTIPLE members on this forum and on other RBV forums who have used and installed the Screamin' Demon without any problems......Wayne has a good reputation and i don't think he will screw that up by selling junk....
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alright man....heres the thing, they are electrical parts, yes they will fail at some point and some will NOT work out of the box, BUT until you have used/tried/installed/tested something YOU have no room to lead people astray from using that product......

there are MULTIPLE members on this forum and on other RBV forums who have used and installed the Screamin' Demon without any problems......Wayne has a good reputation and i don't think he will screw that up by selling junk....
I'm trying to tell you companies like MSD DO NOT test their components for reliability, or do anything for quality control!!! On top of that, there is no
advantage over EDIS!!!


Why can't you understand this?????

That's it, I'm not waisting any more time on you!!
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I'm trying to tell you companies like MSD DO NOT test their components for reliability, or do anything for quality control!!! On top of that, there is no
advantage over EDIS!!!


Why can't you understand this?????
i understand it what you are saying, BUT you don't need to go out leading people the wrong way just because it is what you want/feel/think you know....

The coil pack has been installed by more than 1 reputable member on this forum and on other forums without any problems....

Motorcraft, MSD, or anyother electrical parts company isn't going to warranty their parts for longer than a year anyways.....

and how do YOU know that Motorcraft test their parts? are you 150% positive that they do? can you prove it?
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I myself have wondered about the coil pack. Accel makes one as well, in Horizontal and Vertical configuation. I may try one if mine was to fail, but until then I think I'll probably hold off. Im not saying it's a bad product at all, I don't know because ive never used it. Im just going to sit back for a little bit and wait and see what others have to say about it. Just curious though why accels coil pack will cover all the years, and the SD one is different for 01-up.

http://www.accel-ignition.com/Produc...minselection=0

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the Screamin' Demon will work on any year 4.0....
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Also, the ACCEL one doesnt look to be engine specific as far as liters. Guess its supposed to work with all V6 engines in that year range. (except direct fire coil on plug applications) obviousley.
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