1973 Ford Thunderbird Performance Ignition Systems

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    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1442972
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L 1973, Blaster 2™ Ignition Coil by MSD®. If you are looking to upgrade your stock coil, or want to compliment the performance of your MSD Blaster Ignition, MSD 5, 6 or 7, the Blaster Coil line is the right...
      Performance upgrade for canister style coilsHigh voltage and energy output
      $51.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826393011
      Ford Thunderbird 7.5L 1973, Ready To Run Distributor by MSD®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it is...
      Simple and clean installation with only three wires to connectPowerful built-in module produces a 7.5 amp single spark through high rpm
      $429.95 - $509.95
    • (1 review)
      # 803911132
      Ford Thunderbird 7.5L 1973, PlasmaCore™ Inconel Electrode Pulse Nickel Spark Plugs by Pulstar®. With Resistor. Inconel-electrode Pulse Plug. Designed specifically for most popular vehicles, PlasmaCore™ Inconel Electrode Pulse Plug...
      Increased horsepowerBetter torque
      $14.95 - $119.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1589832193
      Ford Thunderbird With Ford Big Block Engine 1973, Billet Distributor by Fast®. Due to a variety of changes and updates developed by the talented electrical engineers at FAST™, these dual-sync distributors are plug-and-play for...
      20 AWG, extreme-duty flexible-style wires for increased strength and durabilityRevised sensor placement and advanced plate sleeve designs create increased accuracy and reliability
      $369.59
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2286087
      Ford Thunderbird 1973, 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...
      Comes With Ballast ResistorEffective Up To 6500 RPM
      $69.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358720401
      Ford Thunderbird 1973 Flame-Thrower™ "Stock-Look" Spark Plug Wire 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...
      Two current paths for reliability and redundancyPrimary path: Spiral wound stainless steel alloy
      $57.78
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826483725
      Ford Thunderbird 7.5L 1973, Race Billet Distributor by Fast®. The FAST™ Race Billet Distributors were designed to deliver the most accurate trigger signal possible throughout the entire RPM range of your race engine. This is...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $325.19 - $328.20
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2268055
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L 1973 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)
      # 803900603
      Ford Thunderbird 1973, 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...
      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)
      # 906229975
      Ford Thunderbird 1973 Super Conductor Spark Plug Wire Set by MSD®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle,...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $94.25 - $117.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826379442
      Ford Thunderbird 1973, HEI Distributor by Speed FX®. With Ignition Control Module, Magnetic Trigger, Vacuum Advance, Chromoly Steel Gear, Polished Billet Aluminum Shaft, With HEI/Male Posts. Designed with expert craftsmanship this...
      Provides effective power supply to each spark plugDesigned to strict quality standards
      $98.91 - $141.05
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803883022
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L 1973, U-Groove™ High Performance Copper Spark Plugs by Accel®. With Resistor. Accel HP Spark Plugs are made with a Copper core which is a better conductor than Platinum and Iridium. They deliver a stronger...
      The Copper core is a better conductor than Iridium or Platinum plugsCopper dissipates heat much better than other materials
      $3.38 - $26.25
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1083780512
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L 1973, 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,...
      Engineered for higher energy outputImproved throttle responce
      $36.74 - $42.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1489260
      Ford Thunderbird 7.5L USA Manufactured 1973, Pro-Billet™ Vacuum Advance Distributor Standart by MSD®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised....
      Billet housing is 5/8” smaller in diameter than stock Ford distributorsEasy-to-adjust mechanical advance with supplied springs and stop bushings
      $380.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89583895
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L 1973 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
      +1
      $31.35 - $44.33
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2831865684
      Ford Thunderbird 7.5L 1973, Pro-Billet™ HEI Distributor by MSD®. All the performance of MSD Pro-Billet line Now in black for your engine. Must be used with MSD 6, 7, or 8-series ignition. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this...
      Must be used with an MSD Ignition ControlPolished steel shaft is QPQ coated and guided by a sealed ball bearing for smooth operation at all rpms
      $311.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4483770238
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L With Ford Big Block Engine 1973, Power Pack Ignition Kit by TSP®. TSP's Power Pack Ignition Kit delivers high quality ignition components, all in one retail-friendly display box. It includes Pro Series Pro...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $340.98
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803874969
      Ford Thunderbird 1973, U-Groove™ Copper Spark Plugs by Accel®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Accel features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle,...
      U-Groove designed for spark deliveryCopper core utilized for maximum spark
      $20.53 - $32.43
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4498087288
      Ford Thunderbird 7.5L 1973, Premium Racing LGS Spark Plug by Brisk®. Brisk Premium LGS spark plug has been developed after two-year cooperation with Lamborghini Morori Marini. Brisk Premium LGS spark plug utilizes extremely long...
      High-Potential Semi-Surface discharge equals more powerDischarge at the point of richest mixture in 360° perimeter
      $13.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2272653
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L 1973 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 wire is...
      150 Ohms/ft. Of Resistance600 F Rated Silicone Jacket
      $105.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1588771650
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L 1973 Armor Shield Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. With Point Style Distributor Cap. Accel Armor Shield wires feature a metallic braided wire that delivers maximum spark energy while providing a Pro Street...
      8mm, 450°F-ratedPro-street applications
      $94.11
    • (0 reviews)
      # 371747586
      Ford Thunderbird 1973 Endurance Plus™ Wire Set by Accel®. Endurance Plus quality ignition wire sets are ready to install for most popular engine applications. Get these top-notch spark plug wires to achieve maximum performance out of...
      Quality retail aftermarket wire setsMaximum voltage and starting power
      $19.30 - $27.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2870416192
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L 1973 Prestolite ProConnect™ Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. ProConnect ignition wire sets meet or exceed OE/OES specifications, performance and quality. These cables match the original color and are...
      Carbon impregnated fiberglass coreFiberglass braid for added strength
      $30.02
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89583899
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L 1973 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...
      7mm and 8mm, 550°F-ratedStreet-driven applications
      +4
      $41.09 - $60.56
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906252956
      Ford Thunderbird 1973 Street-Fire™ Spark Plug Wire Set by MSD®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $41.74 - $48.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87798194
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L 1973 409 Pro Race™ Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. Taylor’s biggest ignition wire is custom sets designed to fit muscle cars, performance cars, sports, compacts and truck applications. The...
      Double spring locking terminal100% pure silicone 10.4 mm outer jacket
      $129.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2119397
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L 1973 High Energy™ Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. These wires are a top choice for either street or race applications. Each wire is cut to length and terminated with Taylor’s low-profile silicone...
      Available For Street Or Track ApplicationsHigh Temperature and Oil Resistant Wire Insulation
      $38.97
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87798199
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L 1973 Spiro-Pro™ Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. These plug wires are the top choice of racers and street enthusiasts for their high performance at an affordable price. With two layers of 100% silicone...
      Available For Street Or Track ApplicationsSpiro-Wound With Stainless Steel Wire
      $66.26
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87798203
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L 1973 ThunderVolt 5™ Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. DYNO-Tested and Track Proven to provide 5 HP and 7 lbs. torque more than the competition, ThunderVolt 50 ignition wires provide the ultimate in spark...
      10.4mm diameter40 Ohms/ft.
      $145.14
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1453210670
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L With Ford Big Block Engine 1973 Ultra 40™ Wire Set by Moroso®. With this quality part backed by a great price, you can enjoy your vehicle so much more than you thought was possible. This Moroso part is...
      Cost-effective version of our race proven Ultra 40 Race Wire, without heat sleeving8.65mm diameter wire with 40 ohms of resistance per foot
      $106.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2286122
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L 1973, 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...
      For Heavy Duty And Off Road UseCanister Style Coil
      $60.73
    • (0 reviews)
      # 904817199
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L 1973, 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...
      Effective To 6500 RPM
      $28.34 - $32.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # 904801339
      Ford Thunderbird With 2-Valve Engine 1973, Ignition Coils by Professional Products®. Professional Products now offers a line of extreme high performance coils. The relatively new multi-coil arrangements offer a big advantage over the...
      Carefully engineered to increase spark energyPainstakingly designed for ultra high efficiency
      $24.48 - $117.29
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn63954
      Ford Thunderbird 1973, Ignition Coil by Goodmark®. Some other restoration sheet metal companies may carry popular panels like hoods, fenders and quarter panels, but far too often they come up empty when you need supporting parts like...
      Faithful reproduction of the original partHighest quality sheet metal parts available
      $78.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4494110486
      Ford Thunderbird With Ford Big Block Engine 1973, Billet Distributor by MSD®. Under the stainless steel terminals of the MSD cap and rotor is an easy-to-adjust mechanical advance assembly. The assembly is fine blanked from chromyl...
      CNC machined billet aluminum housing and Dupont Rynite baseHigh quality Steel Gear installed
      $299.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4494109225
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L With Ford Big Block 385 Series Engine 1973, Ready-to-Run Marine Distributor by MSD®. MSD’s Ready-to-Run Marine Distributors are the perfect upgrade for boats that are relying on worn-out breaker points or...
      Black anodized for great looks and corrosion resistanceOnly three wires to connect for a simple installation
      $440.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1496601038
      Ford Thunderbird 7.5L USA Manufactured 1973, Street Pro-Billet™ Distributor by MSD®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your...
      Includes Steel Gear, compatible with hydraulic roller camsBillet housing is 5/8" smaller in diameter than stock Ford distributors
      $385.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826582026
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L With Ford Big Block Engine 1973, HEI Distributor by TSP®. With Coil. TSP's HEI Distributor has everything you need, all under one cap. With a high-quality aluminum housing and hardened steel dual bushing...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      +2
      $53.35 - $54.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826390079
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L With Ford Big Block Engine 1973, Pro Series Pro-Billet™ Distributor by TSP®. W/O Coil. TSP's Pro Series Pro Billet Distributor is for the racer who needs added spark and precision for their high...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $109.76
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826497460
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L With Ford Big Block Engine 1973, 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $124.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826388032
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L With Ford Big Block Engine 1973, Pro-Billet™ Distributor by TSP®. W/O Coil. TSP's Pro Billet distributor is designed to get the job done. They say there is beauty in simplicity - well, this small-cap...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826523163
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L With Ford Big Block Engine 1973, Ready To Run Distributor by TSP®. W/O Coil. TSP's Ready to Run distributor is designed for easy installation. With the included ignition module, all you'll need to complete...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826386060
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L With Ford Big Block 385 Series Engine 1973, Flame-Thrower™ "Stock-Look" Distributor Standart by PerTronix®. With Motorcraft Style. Flame-Thrower "Stock-Look" distributors are loaded with features that you...
      All new lightweight cast aluminum housingHigh dielectric strength cap and rotor with brass contacts
      $215.03 - $255.97
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4254006280
      Ford Thunderbird 7.5L With PerTronix Flame-Thrower Distributor With Ford Big Block 385 Series Engine 1973, Ignitor III™ Module Kit by PerTronix®. Parts and accessories for Flame-Thrower Billet Distributors offer unmatched quality and...
      Digital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller packageInnovative technology for superior operation and rugged dependability under harsh conditions
      $151.27
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358720524
      Ford Thunderbird With Motorcraft Distributor 1973, Ignitor II™ Adaptive Dwell Ignition Control by PerTronix®. The has many of the same great features that the Ignitor has, but it's smarter. units sense the coil current level and use a...
      Adaptive dwell maintains peak energy throughout the entire RPM range, reducing misfires while improving engine performanceDevelops on average 4 times more available energy between 3000 and 5000 RPM, and 2 times more available plug voltage
      $134.61
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826433379
      Ford Thunderbird 1973, Ignitor II™ Ignition Module by PerTronix®.
      Digital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller packageInnovative technology for superior operation and rugged dependability under harsh conditions
      $123.18 - $128.21
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358720256
      Ford Thunderbird With Motorcraft Single Point Distributor 1973, Ignitor™ Electronic Ignition by PerTronix®. For over forty years, the Ignitor has proven itself in applications ranging from race cars to tractors. The Ignitor replaces...
      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
      $94.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2266800206
      Ford Thunderbird 1973, EFI Dual Sync Distributor by Holley®. Holley EFI distributors are designed to plug and play with Holley EFI systems. The design includes dual Hall Effect sensors for the crankshaft and camshaft signals. They can...
      Plug and Play with Holley EFIIncludes both crank and cam sensors to support sequential EFI operation
      $463.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826561547
      Ford Thunderbird 1973, Distributor by Big End Performance®.
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $247.85 - $275.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4498739476
      Ford Thunderbird 1973, HEI Reliability Distributor by Racing Power Company®. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a fusion of a well-balanced design and high level of...
      50,000 Volt Coil built inCNC Machined Housing
      $97.47
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4487680655
      Ford Thunderbird 6.6L / 7.0L With Pontiac Engine 1973, 2 EFI Ignition Control Kit by Edelbrock®. Now you can get the ultimate control of your engine when using the expanded ignition timing control feature of E-Street 2 EFI. This new...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $334.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 987606209
      Ford Thunderbird 1973, Smoothie™ Horizontal Wire Loom Kit by Made 4 You®. Lays the wires out parallel to the valve cover. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a fusion of a...
      Unsurpassed QualityPrecision molded 6-6 Zytel Nylon will not melt, fade, distort, stain, or discolor, under normal use
      +1
      $34.95 - $41.07
    • (0 reviews)
      # 987603290
      Ford Thunderbird 1973, Smoothie™ Vertical Wire Loom Kit by Made 4 You®. Made 4 You most popular style for mounting on valve covers, allowing the separators to be positioned vertically instead of horizontally. Adjustable to allow wires...
      Unsurpassed QualityPrecision molded 6-6 Zytel Nylon will not melt, fade, distort, stain, or discolor, under normal use
      +1
      $34.95 - $41.07
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2286085
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L 1973, Front High Performance Points Ignition Tune Up Kit by Accel®. Accel points sets are equipped with extra thick contact arms to prevent flexing at high rpm. Performance condensers contain mylar foil...
      Extra Thick Contact ArmsLarge Radius Tungsten Contacts
      $28.10
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826597716
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L 1973, Front Points Eliminator Kit by Accel®. Put an end to high maintenance Point Ignition Systems by installing an Accel Points Eliminator Ignition Conversion Kit. By utilizing specialized electronic...
      Most accurate ignition timing systemImproves performance and fuel efficiency
      $47.59 - $71.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2870417098
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L 1973, Heavy Duty Points Ignition Tune Up Kit by Accel®. Accel points sets are equipped with extra thick contact arms to prevent flexing at high rpm. Performance condensers contain mylar foil windings to...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $45.41
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826464036
      Ford Thunderbird USA Manufactured 1973, Drive Gear Distributor by MSD®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and...
      Increased outer hardened layer thickness (RC 55-60)Micro polished surface for smooth contact
      $52.46 - $89.96
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2111564
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L 1973, Distributor Cap by Taylor Cable®. Periodic replacement of your distributor cap and rotor will keep your car running at peak efficiency. They should both be replaced at the same time.
      Made from alkyd moldingSuperior protection from cross firing and arcing
      $16.78
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2112197
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L 1973, Distributor Cap and Rotor by Taylor Cable®. Periodic replacement of your distributor cap and rotor will keep your car running at peak efficiency. Here’s a matched set of distributor cap and rotor....
      Made from alkyd moldingSuperior protection from cross-firing and arcing
      $21.81
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2112214
      Ford Thunderbird 7.0L / 7.5L 1973, Distributor Rotor by Taylor Cable®. Periodic replacement of your distributor rotor will keep your car running at peak efficiency. Deteriorated distributor rotors can cause misfires by allowing the...
      Made from alkyd moldingSuperior protection from cross firing and arcing
      $11.36




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