1956 Ford Mainline Performance Ignition Systems

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      # mpn2286087
      Ford Mainline 1956, Front Super Coil by Accel®. Accel Super Coils feature advanced bobbin technology, highly specialized silicone magnetic steel cores, along with optimized winding, resistance and turns ratios to deliver 10-15 percent...
      Comes With Ballast ResistorEffective Up To 6500 RPM
      $69.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 495113935
      Ford Mainline 1956 Flame-Thrower™ "Stock-Look" Spark Plug Wires by PerTronix®. Now you can get a "stock-look" spark plug wire, that performs! They have designed 7mm wires with the same core they use in 8mm wire. The only difference is...
      Two current paths for reliability and redundancyPrimary path: Spiral wound stainless steel alloy
      $48.95 - $57.78
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2268055
      Ford Mainline 4.4L / 4.8L / 5.1L 1956 Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. These Accel 8.8mm wires feature a carbon/graphite core that virtually eliminate RFI noise while providing maximum conductivity for ultimate performance in any race or...
      8.8 mm Graphite SuppressionSilicone Spark Plug Boots
      $90.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1177915577
      Ford Mainline 1956, Performance Nickel Spark Plug by Nitrode®. The Nitrode™ spark plugs are positioned to be the world's "greenest" most environmentally friendly spark plugs on the planet. Reducing fuel consumption and emissions while...
      The Nitrode™ is made with a proprietary ceramic exclusively used for this spark plugThis unique ceramic is over 10% harder than any ceramic known today
      $8.09
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2293517
      Ford Mainline 1956, Front Super Stock Breakerless Ignition Coil by Accel®. Excellent high performance coil for vehicles that have been converted from points to a breakerless electronic distributor or electronic ignition system, where a...
      Optimized Low ResistanceHigh Energy Output
      $42.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4494108611
      Ford Mainline 4.8L 1956, Pro-Billet™ Distributor by MSD®. MSD engineers fit all of their high performance distributor experience into a special compact housing designed to be less obtrusive for Ford engines. The diameter of the...
      Billet housing is 5/8” smaller in diameter than stock Ford distributorsMust be used with an MSD Ignition Control
      $301.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906224135
      Ford Mainline 4.4L / 4.8L / 5.1L 1956 Super Stock™ Spark Plug Wire Kit by Accel®. These Accel Super Stock wire sets are a true performance upgrade replacement for OE types. Efficient delivery of spark energy for a good price. Silicone...
      8mm yellow, red, black and blue silicone jacketStreet-driven applications
      $31.35 - $44.33
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803878472
      Ford Mainline 1956, Platinum Spark Plugs by Autolite®. Manufactured with a center wire platinum firing tip, these platinum spark plugs reduce gap erosion for fewer misfires, while ensuring easier starts, quicker acceleration, and...
      Designed for excellent performance and superior durabilityEnsure high temperature, pressure, and corrosion resistance for long-lasting service life
      $4.72
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2272653
      Ford Mainline 4.4L / 4.8L / 5.1L 1956 300+™ Spark Plug Race Wire Set by Accel®. With Male Tower Or Point Style Distributor Cap. These Accel 300+ wire sets are custom tailored for race engines and their builders. The oversize 8.8mm...
      150 Ohms/ft. Of Resistance600 F Rated Silicone Jacket
      $105.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906119820
      Ford Mainline 1956 Armor Shield Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. Accel Armor Shield wires feature a metallic braided wire that delivers maximum spark energy while providing a Pro Street look. Armor Shield Wire sets enhance the appearance...
      8mm, 450°F-ratedPro-street applications
      $89.79 - $94.11
    • (0 reviews)
      # 137026562
      Ford Mainline 1956 Super Stock™ Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. These Accel Super Stock wire sets are a true performance upgrade replacement for OE types. Efficient delivery of spark energy for a good price. Silicone boots with...
      7mm and 8mm, 550°F-ratedStreet-driven applications
      +1
      $41.09 - $60.56
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1593896529
      Ford Mainline 4.4L / 4.8L With Ford Small Block Engine 1956 Street Thunder™ Ignition Wire Set Over Valve Cover by Taylor Cable®. This products is an OEM and Performance company that was built on its founding heritage supported by a...
      Kevlar Helically Spiral Wound CoreDurable Silicone Double Layer Jacket
      $43.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # 904798310
      Ford Mainline 1956, Super Stock™ Front Super Stock Ignition Coil by Accel®. Accel's Super Stock coils are high-performance replacements for OE canister style coils. Improves starting, idle, throttle response and top RPM power. Works...
      Effective To 6500 RPM
      $28.34 - $32.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826390210
      Ford Mainline 4.8L / 5.1L 1956, Pro Series™ Ready To Run Distributor by TSP®. W/O Coil. TSP's Pro Series Ready to Run Distributor is perfect for a street performance ignition upgrade. It features a CNC-machined billet aluminum body...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $124.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826373326
      Ford Mainline 1956, Ignitor II™ Ignition Module by PerTronix®. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to come. Designed using state-of-the-art technology and with customers in mind. It will meet your...
      Digital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller packageInnovative technology for superior operation and rugged dependability under harsh conditions
      $128.21 - $134.84
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826480495
      Ford Mainline 1956, Ignitor™ Electronic Ignition Kit by PerTronix®. For over forty years, the Ignitor has proven itself in applications ranging from race cars to tractors. The Ignitor replaces breaker points and troublesome factory...
      Delivers twice the voltage to the spark plugs, increasing horsepower, fuel economy, and spark plug life2:1 improvement over "points" in current fall time for increased coil output
      $115.85 - $134.51
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      # mpn1682286
      Ford Mainline 4.4L / 4.8L / 5.1L With Powerfire Distributor 1956, Distributor Advance Lockout Kit by Professional Products®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Professional Products features premium quality and...
      Timing Advance Lockout KitEasy installation
      $4.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826373207
      Ford Mainline 4.4L / 4.8L / 5.1L With Powerfire Distributor With Ford Small Block Engine 1956, Distributor Drive Gear by Professional Products®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Professional Products features...
      For Powerfire DistributorGreat price
      $22.92 - $32.09
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1682287
      Ford Mainline 4.4L / 4.8L / 5.1L 1956, Distributor Ignition Pickup by Professional Products®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Professional Products features premium quality and will perform better than...
      For Powerfire DistributorEasy installation
      $20.62
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1678546
      Ford Mainline 4.4L / 4.8L / 5.1L 1956, Distributor O-Ring by Professional Products®. This superior ignition coil is painstakingly designed to improve spark energy and provide ultra high efficiency. Engineered with great care, it...
      Carefully engineered to increase spark energyPainstakingly designed for ultra high efficiency
      $2.30
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn3557984045
      Ford Mainline 4.4L / 4.8L / 5.1L 1956, Distributor Bolt Kit by Stage 8®. Stage 8 manufacturers the World's Best Active Mechanical Locking systems. Stage 8 locking fastener solutions are fail-safe when used and installed as directed....
      Thoughtfully designed for the highest efficiency and safetyWill provide more breakaway torque than any other locking system
      $7.03
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1435236
      Ford Mainline 1956, Copper Spark Plug by Motorcraft®. Is your vehicle hard to start? Does it miss under load and idle rough? Is your gas mileage not what it used to be? Your ignition system may need repair, but before you waste your...
      Direct OEM replacementRecommended by Ford Motor Company
      $1.69
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1438938
      Ford Mainline 1956, Nickel Spark Plug by Motorcraft®. Is your vehicle hard to start? Does it miss under load and idle rough? Is your gas mileage not what it used to be? Your ignition system may need repair, but before you waste your...
      Direct OEM replacementRecommended by Ford Motor Company
      $1.67
    • (0 reviews)
      # 773570964
      Ford Mainline 1956, Pro Series™ Spark Plug Wire Set by Standard®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Standard features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and...
      The design of this set strictly follows the original specifications set by OEManufactured using OE-Style spark plug and distributor boots
      $9.21 - $9.29
    • (0 reviews)
      # 773570129
      Ford Mainline 1956, Spark Plug Wire Set by Standard®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Standard features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it is...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $9.06 - $16.24
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4252247490
      Ford Mainline 1956, Professional™ Ignition Coil by ACDelco®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by ACDelco features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle,...
      High-quality coated windings to improve durability and provide protection against internal shorts and dielectric breakdownSilicone steel plates surrounding the ignition coil correctly match the original part size and number exactly
      $30.77
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4254419392
      Ford Mainline with Coil Package with 14 Volt System 1956, Ignition Coil by Spectra Premium®. Spectra Premium ignition coils are designed and produced under a strict TS16949 quality control process. At CARiD you can get this superior...
      All ignition coils are durability tested at 100 cycles of thermal shock (-50 to 300° F), to ensure reliability from extreme vibration24 hours salt spray test ensures sensors provide high corrosion resistance
      $6.32
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4252121333
      Ford Mainline with 12 Volt System 1956, Blue Streak™ Ignition Coil by Standard®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Standard features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your...
      Standard® Blue Streak DIS ignition coils use pure copper windings in both bobbins to improve durability and provide higher resistance to internal shorts and dielectric breakdown. Standard® Blue Streak coils can run hotter without breaking down.A full E-Lam core of silicon steel and solid brass high voltage terminals protects against corrosion. Standard® Blue Streak DIS coils are built for maximum output voltage.
      $18.02
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4252122309
      Ford Mainline with 12 Volt System 1956, Tru-Tech™ Ignition Coil by Standard®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Standard features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your...
      High efficiency laminations optimize magnetic field build-up to produce high spark energy and reliable performance.Standard® T-Series DIS ignition coil terminals are steel or aluminum, as indicated by OE.
      $15.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 650473557
      Ford Mainline 1956, Remanufactured Ignition Distributor by A1 Cardone®. Automated test equipment verifies signal strength, correct polarity of wire harness, air gap, crank reluctor tooth size, as well as ignition coil and pickup...
      50-state emissions street legalThe finest quality at a great price
      $68.32 - $82.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # 650491582
      Ford Mainline 1956, Blue Streak™ Ignition Contact Set by Standard®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Standard features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and...
      One-piece nylon breaker arms where specified provides longer tune-up lifeStandard is a global manufacturer of original equipment ignition products, complete quality control is maintained through the manufacturing process from componentry to finished product
      $6.27 - $7.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1929316343
      Ford Mainline 3.6L 1956, Blue Streak™ Ignition Distributor Cap by Standard®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Standard features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle...
      Standard Blue Streak caps and rotors are made of high dielectric strength, glass or mineral reinforced polyester resin for less carbon tracking, greater resistance to electrical breakdown, and superior performanceSolid brass terminals (where available) make better connections and greater resistance to electrical pitting and corrosion
      $10.31
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn631958663
      Ford Mainline 4.4L / 4.8L / 5.1L 1956, Ignition Distributor Cap by Standard®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Standard features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle...
      Standard distributor caps are made of high dielectric strength, glass or mineral reinforced polyester resin for less carbon tracking, greater resistance to electrical breakdown, and superior performanceSolid brass terminals (where available) make better connections and greater resistance to electrical pitting and corrosion
      $11.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn631960345
      Ford Mainline 3.6L 1956, Ignition Distributor Ground Lead Wire by Standard®. Is your vehicle hard to start? Does it miss under load and idle rough? Is your gas mileage not what it used to be? Your ignition system may need repair, but...
      A premier manufacturer serving the automotive aftermarket since 1919, Standard deliver the highest quality and best coverage to meet your ignition needsStandard is a global manufacturer of original equipment ignition products, complete quality control is maintained through the manufacturing process from componentry to finished product
      $1.11
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn631958654
      Ford Mainline 1956, Ignition Distributor Rotor by Standard®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Standard features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it...
      Standard distributor rotors are made of the highest grade dielectric strength alkyd material. The benefit is resistance to dirt sticking, so there is less carbon tracking, ensuring long lifeStandard distributor rotors have solid brass segments for better conductivity and higher voltage spark to the plugs
      $4.22
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn632295624
      Ford Mainline 3.6L 1956, Ignition Distributor Vacuum Advance by Standard®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Standard features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and...
      Precision calibration to ensure correct ignition advanceUnits tested at 30HG maximum vacuum to ensure units do not leak
      $22.28
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1467837
      Ford Mainline 1956, Tru-Tech™ Ignition Condenser by Standard®. Is your vehicle hard to start? Does it miss under load and idle rough? Is your gas mileage not what it used to be? Your ignition system may need repair, but before you...
      Standard® T-Series condensers are designed to meet the original design spcifications, delivering quality and reliability with every installation
      $2.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1621008
      Ford Mainline with Canada Emission System 1956, Tru-Tech™ Ignition Contact Set by Standard®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Standard features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect...
      Standard® T-Series points are designed to meet the original design spcifications, delivering quality and reliability with every installation
      $3.80
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1397084
      Ford Mainline 3.6L 1956, Tru-Tech™ Ignition Distributor Cap by Standard®. Is your vehicle hard to start? Does it miss under load and idle rough? Is your gas mileage not what it used to be? Your ignition system may need repair, but...
      Standard® T-Series distributor caps use glass-filled polyester resin or high grade polyester and aluminum inserts to match OE performance.
      $6.08
    • (0 reviews)
      # 524043919
      Ford Mainline 1956, Copper Plus Spark Plug by Champion®. As the leaders in precious metal technologies as well as F.I.S.S resistor technology and MLR™ technology, Champion spark plugs provide enhanced ignition and longer life.
      Copper Plus - Dependable Performance.Copper core center electrode allows for accurate control of heat range for longer life
      $1.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # 338005732
      Ford Mainline 1956, Original U-Groove Nickel Spark Plug by Denso®. OE Recommended Resistor Plug with Patented U-Groove Design. Denso's patented U-Groove spark plug enables complete combustion by allowing the spark to fill the gap...
      100 percent pre-fired to ensure reliable operationCopper core center electrode for superior thermal conductivity
      $1.53 - $1.64
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4495966859
      Ford Mainline Heavy Duty Models 1956, Spark Plug Non-Fouler by Dorman®. The Spark Plug Non-Foulers prevent spark plug damage, repairing spark plug fouling in engines running too rich or oil issues to improve engine performance. Dorman...
      Corrosion-resistant designNon-Foulers help protect spark plugs from damage
      $3.62
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1800378
      Ford Mainline 1956, Iridium IX™ Spark Plug by NGK®. Designed for performance enthusiasts who want extreme ignitability, improved throttle response and superior anti-fouling, these spark plugs are a great option for modified engines...
      Designed for outstanding acceleration, high fuel efficiency, and durabilityEnsure a consistently stable spark
      $6.44
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1800346
      Ford Mainline 1956, V-Power™ Nickel Spark Plug by NGK®. NGK spark plugs offer higher performance compared to standard plugs. NGK spark plugs feature a V-groove center electrode and concave ground electrode that lowers ignition voltage...
      Lower ignition system voltage requirementsGreater ignitability and performance over conventional spark plugs
      $1.66
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803918290
      Ford Mainline 1956, Copper Spark Plug by Autolite®. With Resistor. OE Style. These spark plugs by Autolite are specially designed and manufactured to ensure quick starts, dependable performance, and smooth acceleration. The products are...
      Copper-glass seal bonds insulator, terminal post center electrode together; assures full required voltage at spark gap; gas-tight seal (100% leak proof)Multi-rib insulator reduces danger of "flash-over"
      $1.69
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1593914763
      Ford Mainline 4.4L / 4.8L 1956 409 Pro Race™ Ignition Wire Set Over Valve Cover by Taylor Cable®. Taylor’s biggest ignition wire is available in red or blue, in custom sets designed to fit muscle cars, performance cars, sports,...
      Continuous Heat Protection Up To 600 deg. F100 percent Pure Silicone Ignition Wire
      $129.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1929218665
      Ford Mainline 1956, Blue Streak™ Ignition Condenser by Standard®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Standard features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and...
      Spot welded internal connections on Standard Blue Streak condensers provide the utmost protection against vibrationStandard is a global manufacturer of original equipment ignition products, complete quality control is maintained through the manufacturing process from componentry to finished product
      $5.02
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4480780804
      Ford Mainline 3.6L 1956, Professional™ Spark Plug Wire Set by ACDelco®. Built to match the Original Equipment in length and fit, ACDelco Professional Ignition Wire Sets also offer a performance advantage over many aftermarket products.
      Wire conductor, wire length and diameter help provide maximum spark delivery and protectionSpark plug distributor boot shape and materials provide proper fit, installation and water-tight seal
      $14.04
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2286122
      Ford Mainline 1956, Super Stock™ Front Super Stock High Vibrational Ignition Coil by Accel®. Accel's Super Stock coils are high-performance replacements for OE canister style coils. Improves starting, idle, throttle response and top...
      For Heavy Duty And Off Road UseCanister Style Coil
      $60.73
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4495938947
      Ford Mainline 1956, Ignition Condenser by Original Engine Management®. 1 Piece. OEM offers the highest quality parts available. With vehicle systems becoming more and more complex, electronic components and sensors must be manufactured...
      O.E.-type connectors for quick, correct fitmentO.E.-specification capacitance values for proper system operation
      $2.31
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn937458
      Ford Mainline 4.8L 1956, Ignition Distributor Mounting Gasket by Victor Reinz®. Tapered Washer. Is your vehicle hard to start? Does it miss under load and idle rough? Is your gas mileage not what it used to be? Your ignition system may...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $1.23
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4480783492
      Ford Mainline 3.6L 1956, Professional™ Ignition Distributor Ground Lead Wire by ACDelco®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by ACDelco features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $2.06
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4517151197
      Ford Mainline 1956, Oil Filled Canister Coil by NGK®. At CARiD you can get this superior replacement product and take advantage of its impeccable design. Carefully engineered to OE specifications, it exactly replicates the factory part...
      Designed to meet OE standardsMade from superior materials
      $29.38


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