Replacement Ignition Parts

Spark Plugs, Tune Up Parts, Distributors, Coils & Ignition Control Units

Though, we're gonna talk not about the engine, but about the ignition system – the place where all of the internal combustion engine's components come together. The system is like a miniature power station. It provides electricity to create an electric spark, which then ignites the air-fuel mixture in the cylinder’s combustion chamber. That process makes the engine generate power, and your vehicle starts moving.

Auto Repair Ignition Parts, Spark Plugs, Wires

To reach the above-mentioned result, the ignition system has to operate in a perfect harmony with the rest of the engine. That is why, its goal is not just to ignite the fuel but do that at the exact time so that the expanding gases accomplish the maximum amount of work. But if the mechanism fires at an inappropriate time, power will diminish, while gas consumption and emissions will increase.

Featured Products

To function in unison with the engine, all components of the ignition system, including the distributor, ignition coil, rotor, plug wires and spark plugs, must perform their duties in the right way. Each of those is crucial to operation of the ignition system, but to completely understand how it works, some basic theory is required. The main principle behind the ignition mechanism has not changed since it was created around hundred years ago. The only thing that has gone through some changes is the method by which the spark is generated and the way it is transported to the cylinder.

Replacement Ignition Parts, Spark Plugs, Wires

We aim to provide our customers with the finest Replacement Ignition Parts the industry can offer, which is why we accept no compromise when it comes to the quality. Created by the most reputable names in the industry, such as Bosch, Mopar, Delphi, Denso, Omix-Ada, Auto 7, Hitachi, Autolite, NGK, Champion, Standard, Motorcraft the Replacement Ignition Parts we've gathered for you feature precise design and everlasting durability.

Shop by Brand

The traditional ignition system (aka the distributor- or point-type) starts its operation with the ignition coil, which turns the relatively low power produced by the battery into a strong spark able to ignite the F/A mixture. What we consider to be the coil is in fact a combination of two 'windings' or coils of wire, the primary and the secondary. While the primary winding carries the low voltage electricity from the battery, the secondary coil increases the voltage and delivers it to the distributor via a well-insulated spark wire.

Replacement Ignition Parts, Spark Plugs, Wires and Components

The electronic ignition system is similar to the traditional one. The only difference lies in the distributor. This type has an electronic control module that allows for improved mileage and reduced vehicle emissions. Do you wanna know its secret? Things are simple! The electrical ignition system creates a much stronger spark as its primary circuit operates on full battery voltage. And the greater spark is provided, the less fuel is required with each stroke. The last type to be mentioned is the distributorless or direct ignition system.

Shop by Category
Guides & Articles
The question of whether to buy parts from an automotive dealer vs. ones from aftermarket manufacturers is as age-old as the automobile itself.Below, we'll take a look at things worth considering to help you make a better choice if you're facing that same question. Automobile manufacturers and dealerships always advertise the fact that their parts are "genuine" because they were made by the exact same production facility that made the parts installed on the assembly line.
Shop by Vehicle
Ignition Parts Reviews
Average rating:55 - 29 votes
Motorcraft Spark Plug Wire Set
1988 Lincoln Town Car
| Posted by | (Wappingers Falls, NY)

Excellent quality and the only one recommended by my mechanic for Lincoln.

Was this review helpful for you? YesNo
Share this review:
View More