1978 Buick Skylark Performance Ignition Systems

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    • (0 reviews)
      # 826540516
      Buick Skylark 5.0L / 5.7L With HEI Distributor 1978, Performance Replacement™ Front Distributor 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 Skylark 5.0L 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 vehicle and...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $80.32
    • (1 review)
      # 803933636
      Buick Skylark 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, PlasmaCore™ Inconel Electrode Pulse Nickel Spark Plugs by Pulstar®. With Resistor. Inconel-electrode Pulse Plugs. Designed specifically for most popular vehicles, PlasmaCore™ Inconel Electrode Pulse...
      Increased horsepowerBetter torque
      $14.95 - $119.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826571587
      Buick Skylark 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)
      # 839678217
      Buick Skylark 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)
      # 826580242
      Buick Skylark 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 Skylark 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)
      # 819526962
      Buick Skylark 1978 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 street application....
      8000, 8800, & 8900 Series, 550°F-rated8.8mm yellow high temperature silicone jacket
      $83.30 - $93.03
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819542954
      Buick Skylark 1978 MPG+™ Spark Plug Wires by Granatelli Motor Sports®. Granatelli O ohm wires are patent protected by United States Patent number 7,185,622. This patent covers our unique method of producing ignition wires of extremely...
      Increases mileage 15%Direct OEM replacement, exceeds OEM specifications, OBD-II computer safe
      $110.20 - $152.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1177915433
      Buick Skylark 1978, Performance Nickel 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)
      # 86782015
      Buick Skylark 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 - $112.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4494108620
      Buick Skylark 5.0L / 5.7L With Chevy Small Block Engine 1978, HEI Distributor by Speed FX®. With Small Cap. 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)
      # 803882499
      Buick Skylark 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, 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)
      # 826589092
      Buick Skylark 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)
      # mpn358582792
      Buick Skylark 5.0L / 5.7L 1978 Blue Max™ 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 specifically engineered to make...
      Designed to deliver premium qualityRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $103.44
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826468060
      Buick Skylark 5.0L USA Manufactured 1978, Pro-Billet™ Distributor Standart by MSD®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your...
      Easy-to-adjust mechanical advance with supplied springs and stop bushingsVacuum advance canister for improved economy (can be locked out)
      $280.95 - $421.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87772463
      Buick Skylark 1978 Street Thunder™ 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 street...
      Low-resistance Kevlar helically spiral wound core conductor500 ohms resistance for EMI and RFI suppression
      $30.57 - $43.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819579084
      Buick Skylark 1978 Super Stock™ Spark Plug Wire Kit Under Exhaust Manifold by Accel®. With Retention Nipple. These Accel Super Stock wire sets are a true performance upgrade replacement for OE types. Efficient delivery of spark energy...
      8 mm SpiralStainless Steel Spark Plug Terminals
      +4
      $52.99 - $59.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2281751
      Buick Skylark 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Brute Thunder™ Front HEI In-Cap 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...
      10-15% More EnergyDirect Plug In Replacement Direct OE Fit
      $69.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826540165
      Buick Skylark 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 Skylark 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)
      # 803895791
      Buick Skylark 1978, 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, it...
      U-Groove designed for spark deliveryCopper core utilized for maximum spark
      $20.53 - $32.43
    • (0 reviews)
      # 898225217
      Buick Skylark 1978, 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 glide-spark and...
      High-Potential Semi-Surface discharge equals more powerDischarge at the point of richest mixture in 360° perimeter
      $13.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803895744
      Buick Skylark 1978, Copper Spark Plug by Autolite®. With Resistor. 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"
      $1.64
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89489251
      Buick Skylark 1978 300+™ Spark Plug Race Wire Set Over Valve Cover by Accel®. These Accel 300+ wire sets are custom tailored for race engines and their builders. The oversize 8.8mm wire is rated for 600 degrees F and 60kV. Resists...
      150 ohms per foot8.8mm oversize silicone jacket
      $109.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819614091
      Buick Skylark 1978 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
      $86.54 - $89.79
    • (0 reviews)
      # 960702722
      Buick Skylark 1978 Armor Shield™ 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...
      8.8 mm Carbon GraphiteBraided Custom Hot Rod Look
      $86.68
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2870416026
      Buick Skylark 3.8L 1978 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...
      Quality retail aftermarket wire setsMaximum voltage and starting power
      $19.30
    • (0 reviews)
      # 209679302
      Buick Skylark 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
      $31.10 - $38.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89489222
      Buick Skylark 1978 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
      +4
      $40.01 - $59.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1084713458
      Buick Skylark With Chevy Small Block Engine 1978 Mallory™ Ignition Pro Wire Set by MSD®. Burning spark plug boots in high heat applications is a thing of the past with Mallory’s high temp ceramic boot spark plug wires. The ceramic...
      8mm red silicon jacket withstands temperatures up to 550°FAvailable for popular Ford, Chevy and Chrysler applications
      $59.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819544238
      Buick Skylark 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 - $48.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # 199836418
      Buick Skylark 1978 409 Pro Race™ Ignition Wire Set 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, compacts and truck applications....
      Available For Street Or Track ApplicationsContinuous Heat Protection Up To 600 deg. F
      $124.61 - $131.31
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2119369
      Buick Skylark 3.8L 1978 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 Proboot with...
      Available For Street Or Track ApplicationsHigh Temperature and Oil Resistant Wire Insulation
      $31.24
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1593915686
      Buick Skylark 5.0L 1978 SST™ Shielded Street 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 Quality. Designed utilizing...
      Stainless Steel Braided CoveringPolished Aluminum Boot Protectors
      $121.86
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87772491
      Buick Skylark 1978 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 jacketing and...
      8mm outer insulationSpiro-Pro wire with conductive spiral-wound core
      +6
      $53.33 - $82.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2124843
      Buick Skylark 3.8L 1978 Street™ Street Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. Complement your braided SS lines and hoses with Taylor’s SST braided-sheath spark plug wires. These 8mm wires are wrapped in tin-plated copper braid for...
      Braided tin-plated copper shields8mm Spiral-wound conductor for maximum fire power without radio interference
      $70.06
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87772477
      Buick Skylark 3.8L 1978 ThunderVolt™ Performance 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 RFI/EMI...
      Exclusive copper/nickel alloy bonded by a conductive acrylic coverFerrite spiral-wound core provides low resistance for optimum RFI and RMI suppression
      +2
      $57.42
    • (0 reviews)
      # 486804681
      Buick Skylark 5.0L / 5.7L 1978 Flame-Thrower™ MAGx2 Custom Spark Plug Wires by PerTronix®. Most modern electronic ignition systems require suppression style wires to preserve sensitive components. Flame-Thrower 8mm Custom fit MAGx2...
      Two current paths for reliability and redundancyPrimary path: Spiral wound stainless steel alloy
      $60.44 - $66.65
    • (0 reviews)
      # 960788636
      Buick Skylark 5.0L / 5.7L With Chevy Small Block Engine 1978 Spark Plug Wire Set by Edelbrock®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Edelbrock features premium quality and will perform better than advertised....
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $42.95 - $65.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 904817273
      Buick Skylark 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 - $73.82
    • (0 reviews)
      # 688214861
      Buick Skylark 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
    • (1 review)
      # 826460767
      Buick Skylark 1978, 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 construction, it is built to last. It...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      +3
      $55.61 - $105.18
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826429132
      Buick Skylark 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)
      # 826372808
      Buick Skylark 1978, Pro Series™ Ready To Run Distributor by TSP®.
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $119.21 - $124.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826598168
      Buick Skylark 5.0L / 5.7L With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1978, 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)
      # 826601288
      Buick Skylark 5.0L / 5.7L With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1978, 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826389147
      Buick Skylark 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)
      # 826586475
      Buick Skylark 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 - $304.81
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826508632
      Buick Skylark 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 Skylark 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
      $96.43
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1682285
      Buick Skylark 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)
      # 826573674
      Buick Skylark 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)
      # 826600744
      Buick Skylark 1978, HEI Distributor by Proform®. Built-In Coil. 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)
      # mpn4487680655
      Buick Skylark 5.7L With Pontiac Engine 1978, 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 feature gives...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $334.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717875589
      Buick Skylark 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
      $58.68
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717896196
      Buick Skylark 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
      $75.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717902813
      Buick Skylark 5.7L With HEI Distributor 1978, Performance Tune-Up Kit by PerTronix®. With Street/Strip Module. 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 Skylark 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...
      $23.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358493547
      Buick Skylark 5.0L With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 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...
      More Electronic DwellBetter Throttle Response
      $73.48




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