1978 Buick Century Performance Ignition Systems

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    • (0 reviews)
      # 826420652
      Buick Century 5.0L / 5.7L With HEI Distributor 1978, Performance Replacement™ Distributor Front by Accel®. ACCEL Performance Replacement Distributors are the perfect choice for your daily driver or street machine. Using all new...
      Cast aluminum housing with precision bearingEpoxy over mold with brass terminals
      $131.95 - $141.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1442975
      Buick Century C / U Engine VIN Character 1978, Blaster™ HEI Direct Ignition Coil by MSD®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $80.32
    • (1 review)
      # 803933718
      Buick Century 1978, PlasmaCore™ Inconel Electrode Pulse Plug with Resistor by Pulstar®. Inconel-electrode Pulse Plug. Designed specifically for most popular vehicles, PlasmaCore™ Inconel Electrode Pulse Plug provides great fuel...
      Increased horsepowerBetter torque
      $14.95 - $119.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826489580
      Buick Century With Chevy Big Block Engine / With Chevy Small Block Engine 1978, Billet Distributor by Fast®. Due to a variety of changes and updates developed by the talented electrical engineers at FAST™, these dual-sync...
      20 AWG, extreme-duty flexible-style wires for increased strength and durabilityRevised sensor placement and advanced plate sleeve designs create increased accuracy and reliability
      $356.94
    • (0 reviews)
      # 839661568
      Buick Century 1978, Front Super Coil Kit 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...
      10-15% More EnergyDirect Plug In Replacement Direct OE Fit
      $69.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826576459
      Buick Century With Chevy Big Block Engine / With Chevy Small Block Engine 1978, Race Billet Distributor by Fast®. The FAST™ Race Billet Distributors were designed to deliver the most accurate trigger signal possible throughout the...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $325.19 - $328.20
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358582776
      Buick Century 1978, HEI Ignition Pro Coil 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 specifically engineered to make your...
      Designed to deliver premium qualityRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $60.32
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819667894
      Buick Century 1978, Spiral Core 8.8mm Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. Threaded Diameter: 8.8 mm. With Male Tower Distributor Cap. These ACCEL 8.8mm wires feature a carbon/graphite core that virtually eliminate RFI noise while providing...
      500 Ohms/ft. Of Resistance550 F Rated Silicone Jacket
      $93.03
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819626010
      Buick Century 1978, Spiral Core 8.8mm 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...
      8000, 8800, & 8900 Series, 550°F-rated8.8mm yellow high temperature silicone jacket
      $84.38
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1177915433
      Buick Century 1978, Performance Spark Plug by Nitrode®. Hotter Plug, higher heat range. The Nitrode™ spark plugs are positioned to be the world's "greenest" most environmentally friendly spark plugs on the planet. Reducing fuel...
      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)
      # 819632028
      Buick Century 1978, 8.5mm Super Conductor Wire Set by MSD®. HEI Terminals. Wires Below Header/Exh. Man. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised....
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $112.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 86780641
      Buick Century 1978, 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, it...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $88.89 - $98.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4494108620
      Buick Century 5.0L / 5.7L With Chevy Small Block Engine 1978, HEI Distributor with Small Cap by Speed FX®. With Ignition Control Module, Magnetic Trigger, Vacuum Advance, Chromoly Steel Gear, Polished Billet Aluminum Shaft, With...
      Provides effective power supply to each spark plugDesigned to strict quality standards
      $97.51
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803929231
      Buick Century 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, U-Groove™ HP Copper Spark Plug with Resistor by Accel®. ACCEL HP Spark Plugs are made with a Copper core which is a better conductor than Platinum and Iridium. They deliver a stronger spark especially...
      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)
      # 826494574
      Buick Century 1978, Flame-Thrower™ Automotive Billet Distributor by PerTronix®. Plug n' Play billet distributors are designed for maximum ignition performance at a price you can afford. The distributors are available with advanced...
      Limited 1 year mechanicalDigital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller package
      $265.05 - $352.77
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1453209988
      Buick Century 5.0L 1978, Blue Max™ Spiral Core Wire Set by Moroso®. Diameter: 8mm. Resistance: 800 Ohm. With this quality part backed by a great price, you can enjoy your vehicle so much more than you thought was possible. This Moroso...
      Designed to deliver premium qualityRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $104.19
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826461219
      Buick Century 5.0L USA Manufactured 1978, Pro-Billet™ Standard Distributor by MSD®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your...
      Designed for street/performance use with a mechanical and vacuum advanceEasy-to-adjust mechanical advance with supplied springs and stop bushings
      $280.95 - $421.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87770817
      Buick Century 1978, Street Thunder 8mm Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. Get great performance at an extremely affordable price with Taylor’s Street Thunder ignition wires. These 8mm wires deliver all of the performance in your...
      Kevlar Helically Spiral Wound CoreDurable Silicone Double Layer Jacket
      $30.66 - $31.61
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89478535
      Buick Century 1978, Super Stock Spiral Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. Threaded Diameter: 8 mm. These Accel Super Stock wire sets are a true performance upgrade replacement for OE types. Efficient delivery of spark energy for a good...
      8 mm SpiralStainless Steel Spark Plug Terminals
      +1
      $55.16 - $59.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2281751
      Buick Century 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Brute Thunder™ Front HEI Super Coil by Accel®. Brute Thunder is ACCEL's highest output GM style HEI in-cap coil, period! More energy at RPM, no loss at idle. Compatible with both original HEI ignitions...
      10-15% More EnergyDirect Plug In Replacement Direct OE Fit
      $69.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826395729
      Buick Century 5.0L / 5.7L With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1978, 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $340.98
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1682282
      Buick Century 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Powerfire™ Distributor by Professional Products®. Designed with expert craftsmanship this first-rate distributor provides effective power supply to each individual spark plug. Made from first-rate...
      Precision Made DistributorKnob Provides Precise Timing Setting
      $150.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803926071
      Buick Century 1978, U-Groove™ Spark Plug 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, it is...
      U-Groove designed for spark deliveryCopper core utilized for maximum spark
      $20.53 - $32.43
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803887672
      Buick Century 1978, Copper Spark Plug with Resistor by Autolite®. Modified. OE Style. These spark plugs by Autolite are specially designed and manufactured to ensure quick starts, dependable performance, and smooth acceleration. The...
      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"
      $2.44
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2870416026
      Buick Century 3.2L / 3.8L 1978, Endurance Plus Wire Set by Accel®. Set of 6 Pieces. Endurance Plus quality ignition wire sets are ready to install for most popular engine applications. Get these top-notch spark plug wires to achieve...
      Quality retail aftermarket wire setsMaximum voltage and starting power
      $19.30
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819591113
      Buick Century 1978, Graphite Suppression Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. Spark Plug Boot end: 90 Degree. With Male Tower Distributor Cap. Color: Yellow. Material: Graphite. Threaded Diameter: 8.8 mm. Accel Armor Shield wires feature a...
      8mm, 450°F-ratedPro-street applications
      $86.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn3739305046
      Buick Century 3.8L 1978, Graphite Suppression Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. Material: Graphite. Threaded Diameter: 8.8 mm. Accel Armor Shield wires feature a metallic braided wire that delivers maximum spark energy while providing a...
      8.8 mm Graphite SuppressionSilicone Spark Plug Boots
      $89.79
    • (0 reviews)
      # 209676918
      Buick Century 1978, 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 designed to provide...
      Carbon impregnated fiberglass coreFiberglass braid for added strength
      $29.19 - $38.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89478540
      Buick Century 1978, Super Stock Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. Threaded Diameter: 8 mm. These Accel Super Stock wire sets are a true performance upgrade replacement for OE types. Efficient delivery of spark energy for a good price....
      7mm and 8mm, 550°F-ratedStreet-driven applications
      $41.09 - $59.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2272653
      Buick Century 3.8L 1978, Universal Fit 300+ Race Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. Spark Plug Boot end: Variangle. With Male Tower Or Point Style Distributor Cap. Color: Black. Threaded Diameter: 8.8 mm. These Accel 300+ wire sets are...
      150 Ohms/ft. Of Resistance600 F Rated Silicone Jacket
      $105.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87246765
      Buick Century 1978, 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 is...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $40.66 - $44.96
    • (0 reviews)
      # 486827658
      Buick Century 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Flame-Thrower™ MAGx2 Custom 8mm Spark Plug Wire by PerTronix®. Most modern electronic ignition systems require suppression style wires to preserve sensitive components. Flame-Thrower 8mm Custom fit...
      Two current paths for reliability and redundancyPrimary path: Spiral wound stainless steel alloy
      $61.55
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819696866
      Buick Century 1978, 409 Pro Race Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. Taylor’s biggest ignition wire is available in black, red or blue, in custom sets designed to fit muscle cars, performance cars, sports, compacts and truck...
      Available For Street Or Track ApplicationsContinuous Heat Protection Up To 600 deg. F
      $124.61 - $131.31
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87770797
      Buick Century 1978, High Energy Resistor Core 8mm 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
      $31.24 - $33.57
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87770801
      Buick Century 1978, Spiro-Pro™ 8mm 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 jacketing...
      8mm outer insulationSpiro-Pro wire with conductive spiral-wound core
      +7
      $53.33 - $82.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87770809
      Buick Century 1978, Street 8mm 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 jacketing and...
      8mm outer insulationSpiro-Pro wire with conductive spiral-wound core
      $70.06 - $194.85
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87770793
      Buick Century 5.0L with Small Block Engine 1978, Street Thunder 8mm Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. This products is an OEM and Performance company that was built on its founding heritage supported by a tradition of Legendary...
      Kevlar Helically Spiral Wound CoreDurable Silicone Double Layer Jacket
      $36.39 - $43.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87770823
      Buick Century 1978, ThunderVolt™ 40 ohm Ferrite Core Performance Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. Gain horsepower and torque with Taylor’s Dyno-proven ThunderVolt racing plug wire sets. Low resistance for healthy spark and...
      Exclusive copper/nickel alloy bonded by a conductive acrylic coverFerrite spiral-wound core provides low resistance for optimum RFI and RMI suppression
      $57.42 - $71.42
    • (0 reviews)
      # 839668507
      Buick Century 1978, Flame-Thrower™ Ignition Coil by PerTronix®. GM Race Only. Flame-Thrower Ignition Block coils feature optimized winding design to maximize spark gap current and available voltage. When teamed with Flame-Thrower...
      50,000 voltsUltra low primary resistance values
      $59.16 - $74.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # 688239599
      Buick Century 1978, DUI Race Coil by Performance Distributors®. 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...
      Built to match your exact requirementsHigh quality you can rely on
      $73.91
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826491923
      Buick Century 5.0L / 5.7L With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1978, Flame-Thrower™ HEI Race Distributor by PerTronix®. Race HEI distributors feature an electronic module and 50,000 volt coil combination that optimizes spark energy and...
      New lightweight aluminum alloy housingHigh dielectric strength cap with brass terminals and low resistance coil brush
      $293.01
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826526487
      Buick Century 5.0L / 5.7L With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1978, Flame-Thrower™ Magnetic Trigger Billet Distributor by PerTronix®. Magnetic trigger billet distributors are built using the same great platform they use for plug n'...
      Precision magnetic pickup coil and reluctor offer extremely accurate signaling at low and high RPMSpecially engineered reluctor made from lightweight FC-0208 alloy offers superior dimensional stability for symmetrical spark separation
      $244.73 - $339.13
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4336275561
      Buick Century 5.0L / 5.7L With Prestolite IBM-7011, C, D Distributor 1978, Ignitor by PerTronix®. For over forty years, the Ignitor has proven itself in applications ranging from race cars to tractors. The Ignitor replaces breaker...
      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
      $91.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn753352113
      Buick Century 5.7L With Chevy Small Block Engine 1978, Pro Series™ HEI Ready To Run Distributor by BTP®. BTP Pro Series Ready to Run distributors were built for you "Weekend Warriors", whether your cruising or headed to the track....
      Designed to make your ignition system operate at its peakMade from superior materials
      $186.90
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826400742
      Buick Century With Chevy Big Block Engine / With Chevy Small Block Engine 1978, Pro Race™ Circle Track Distributor by Fast®. When it comes to high end circle track racing where engines demand the most accuratetiming and reliable...
      The most accurate and advanced distributor for racingApproved for use in NASCAR competition
      $766.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826575311
      Buick Century 1978, HEI Distributor Built-In Coil by Proform®. If you are looking to enhance your vehicle's performance, then this top-notch product is definitely what you need. Manufactured from premium quality materials this Proform...
      Carefully designed to improve the performance of your vehicleCrafted from first-rate materials
      $262.86 - $274.97
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826387164
      Buick Century 1978, HEI Distributor with Coil by TSP®. TSP's HEI Distributor has everything you need, all under one cap. With a high-quality aluminum housing and hardened steel dual bushing construction, it is built to last. It features...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      +1
      $55.61 - $105.18
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826587078
      Buick Century 5.0L / 5.7L With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1978, Pro Series Pro-Billet™ Distributor by TSP®. TSP's Pro Series Pro Billet Distributor is for the racer who needs added spark and precision for their high performance...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $105.18 - $109.76
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826423474
      Buick Century 1978, Pro Series™ Ready To Run Distributor by TSP®.
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $119.21 - $124.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826416402
      Buick Century 5.0L / 5.7L With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1978, Pro-Billet™ Distributor without Coil by TSP®. TSP's Pro Billet distributor is designed to get the job done. They say there is beauty in simplicity - well, this...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826521736
      Buick Century 5.0L / 5.7L With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1978, Ready To Run Distributor without Coil by TSP®. TSP's Ready to Run distributor is designed for easy installation. With the included ignition module, all you'll need to...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826389315
      Buick Century 5.0L / 5.7L With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1978, Street Ignition Kit by TSP®. TSP's Street 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
      $275.12
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1682285
      Buick Century 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Powerfire ll™ Distributor by Professional Products®. Accurate Super Hot Spark To 10000 RPM. Designed with expert craftsmanship this first-rate distributor provides effective power supply to each...
      Super Hot Spark To 10000 RPMKnob Provides Precise Timing Setting
      $122.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717907350
      Buick Century With HEI Stock Distributor 1978, GM Module by PerTronix®. Performance ignition modules are direct replacements for popular GM and Ford electronic distributors. These modules provide enhanced high RPM performance and when...
      Intended for street / strip applications67% more energy with a 45% faster spark breakdown over stock HEI distributors
      $59.25
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717908145
      Buick Century With HEI Stock Distributor 1978, GM Race Module by PerTronix®. Performance ignition modules are direct replacements for popular GM and Ford electronic distributors. These modules provide enhanced high RPM performance and...
      Designed for racing applicationsOptimized for 6000 to 8500 RPM range
      $75.74
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717893635
      Buick Century 5.7L With HEI Distributor 1978, Performance Tune-Up Kit with Street/Strip Module by PerTronix®. Everything you need to "wake up" your stock HEI distributor. Now available with street/strip or New HEI III ignition module....
      Digital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller packageInnovative technology for superior operation and rugged dependability under harsh conditions
      $140.03 - $148.08
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2367668250
      Buick Century 1978, HEI Ignition Module by Proform®. High-Performance. Direct Replacement For Factory Unit. If you are looking to enhance your vehicle's performance, then this top-notch product is definitely what you need. Manufactured...
      $23.38
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717873187
      Buick Century With DUI Distributors / With HEI Distributors / With Performance Distributors With Chevrolet, Pontiac and Dodge Tri-Power Ignition Systems 1978, DUI/HEI Dyna-Module by Performance Distributors®. For a crisper, smoother...
      More Electronic DwellBetter Throttle Response
      $73.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # 839679416
      Buick Century 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Extreme Output Dust Cover by MSD®. With Modified HEI dust cover you can remove the stock HEI coil in your distributor cap and replace it with an externally mounted coil. You increase the reliability and...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $21.38 - $42.82
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2286107
      Buick Century 5.0L / 5.7L With HEI Distributor With Vacuum Advance 1978, Adjustable Vacuum Advance Front by Accel®. This unit permits a seamless wide range of adjustment to both amount and rate of ignition advance. This unit helps...
      Adjustable Vacuum AdvanceDetailed Instructions
      $27.02




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