1978 Chevy Bel Air Performance Ignition Systems

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      # mpn358582776
      Chevy Bel Air 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)
      # mpn1897869634
      Chevy Bel Air With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1978, 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...
      Plug and Play with Holley EFIIncludes both crank and cam sensors to support sequential EFI operation
      $442.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2486669400
      Chevy Bel Air 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
      $129.20
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1177915433
      Chevy Bel Air 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)
      # mpn358582792
      Chevy Bel Air 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)
      # 826552621
      Chevy Bel Air 1978, HEI Licensed 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...
      Officially Licensed GM ProductsCarefully designed to improve the performance of your vehicle
      $149.14 - $160.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2831865839
      Chevy Bel Air 1978, Pro-Billet™ HEI Distributor by MSD®. With Vacuum Advance. 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...
      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
      $280.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826530576
      Chevy Bel Air 5.0L / 5.7L With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1978, Flame-Thrower™ HEI Street And Strip Distributor by PerTronix®. Designed with expert craftsmanship this first-rate distributor provides effective power supply to each...
      New lightweight aluminum alloy housingHigh dielectric strength cap with brass terminals and low resistance coil brush
      $249.82 - $265.75
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826377502
      Chevy Bel Air 1978, HEI Racing Type Distributor Standart 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...
      Carefully designed to improve the performance of your vehicleCrafted from first-rate materials
      +3
      $120.17 - $144.37
    • (0 reviews)
      # 960815612
      Chevy Bel Air 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. Perfect for your...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $42.95 - $65.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358493550
      Chevy Bel Air With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1978, DUI/HEI Race Coil Kit by Performance Distributors®. Racing DUI Coil Kit is designed for high revving engines that spin more than 7000 rpm's. This coil is capable of 10,000 rpm's,...
      Built to match your exact requirementsHigh quality you can rely on
      $111.12
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826413399
      Chevy Bel Air With Delco Distributor With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1978, Flame-Thrower™ "Stock-Look" Distributor by PerTronix®. With Delco Style.
      All new lightweight cast aluminum housingHigh dielectric strength cap and rotor with brass contacts
      $204.51 - $301.73
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4336275561
      Chevy Bel Air 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 points and...
      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)
      # mpn4254006280
      Chevy Bel Air With PerTronix Flame-Thrower Distributor With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1978, 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)
      # mpn4254010245
      Chevy Bel Air With PerTronix Flame-Thrower Distributor With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1978, Ignitor II™ Ignition Module 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
      $123.18
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358502493
      Chevy Bel Air 1978, XFI™ HEI Distributor by Fast®. This EFI HEI Distributor works plug-and-play with the EZ-EFI™ Fuel and EZ-EFI™ 2.0 Fuel+Ignition, as well as the XFI™ Sportsman system when EFI timing control is not required....
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $316.15
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826508467
      Chevy Bel Air 1978, HEI Hi-Performance Distributor 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
      +1
      $97.14 - $105.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4487680655
      Chevy Bel Air 5.7L / 6.6L 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...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $334.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4268629553
      Chevy Bel Air With Small Block Gen I Engine 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...
      Intended for street / strip applications67% more energy with a 45% faster spark breakdown over stock HEI distributors
      $58.68
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4268629556
      Chevy Bel Air With Small Block Gen I Engine 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...
      Designed for racing applicationsOptimized for 6000 to 8500 RPM range
      $75.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717905384
      Chevy Bel Air With Small Block Gen I Engine 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...
      Digital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller packageInnovative technology for superior operation and rugged dependability under harsh conditions
      $143.08 - $151.01
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1589832416
      Chevy Bel Air 1978, Hi-6RC Oval Track Digital Multi-Spark/CD Ignition Kit by Fast®. 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...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $641.21
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2367668250
      Chevy Bel Air 5.7L / 6.6L 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....
      $23.38
    • (0 reviews)
      # 987604594
      Chevy Bel Air 1978, 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
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      $34.95 - $41.07
    • (0 reviews)
      # 987606149
      Chevy Bel Air 1978, 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 to...
      Unsurpassed QualityPrecision molded 6-6 Zytel Nylon will not melt, fade, distort, stain, or discolor, under normal use
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      $34.95 - $41.07
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn620678805
      Chevy Bel Air 1978, HP Smart Coil Ignition Harness by Holley®. HP Smart Coil ignition sub-harness. Includes a pair of coil harnesses for an 8 cylinder engine. These harnesses are similar in design to factory GM LSx coil harnesses, but...
      Similar to factory LSx coil harnessesMade with precision and quality in mind
      $120.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826484858
      Chevy Bel Air With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1978, Gear 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...
      Digital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller packageInnovative technology for superior operation and rugged dependability under harsh conditions
      $35.84 - $92.57
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358720691
      Chevy Bel Air With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1978, Vacuum Lockout Kit Clockwise by PerTronix®. From replacement wiring harness to adjustable vacuum advance canisters, lockout kits and mechanical advance kits, they have the parts to...
      Digital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller packageInnovative technology for superior operation and rugged dependability under harsh conditions
      $8.31
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358582775
      Chevy Bel Air With HEI Distributor 1978, Vacuum Advance Kit 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...
      Allows you to change the amount of ignition vacuum advance for maximum part-throttle performance while preventing harmful effects of spark knock (detonation)Dial in as much spark advance as conditions permit—add more advance under light load conditions to improve throttle response and fuel economy, or limit spark advance in high compression engines and high load conditions to eliminate knock
      $31.07
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826563796
      Chevy Bel Air 1978, Distributor Clamp 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 product...
      Carefully designed to improve the performance of your vehicleCrafted from first-rate materials
      $17.15
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn620678867
      Chevy Bel Air With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1978, Distributor Rotor by Holley®. Designed with precision and functionality in mind, this accessory ensures outstanding performance and easy use which makes it the perfect deal for...
      Made with precision and quality in mindBuilt to last
      $24.83
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826409425
      Chevy Bel Air With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1978, Distributor Hold Down by Billet Specialties®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Billet Specialties features premium quality and will perform better than...
      Unique No-Mar ball seat pivot designPositive lock down eliminates slipping
      $25.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826470574
      Chevy Bel Air 6.6L 1978, Distributor Gear by Crane Cams®. High-performance engine builders and street tuners who crave for maximum performance out of their vehicle, choose these top-grade performance products painstakingly designed by...
      Designed to unlock more performance out of your vehicleBump up engine power to the next level
      $39.62 - $75.61
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358736196
      Chevy Bel Air 1978, Distributor Clamp by B&B Performance®. B&B's Heavy Duty Distributor Clamps are designed to keep the ignition timing where you want it, without the extra bulk of other aftermarket clamps. Their flat design provides...
      Excellent quality at a reasonable priceBuilt to provide dependable service for years ahead
      $17.97
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826388849
      Chevy Bel Air 6.6L 1978, Distributor Gear by Lunati®. Because stock cast iron gears are not compatible with steel roller camshafts, it is necessary to use bronze gears when installing such camshafts. They have a unique high-strength...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $61.78 - $69.83
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      # 826539467
      Chevy Bel Air 5.7L 1978, Everwear™ Heat Treated Cast Distributor Gear by Lunati®. Heat Treated Cast Distributor Gears are made with a unique material that is specially nitrided to case harden the gear, providing excellent wear...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $68.04 - $69.58
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      # mpn3557984022
      Chevy Bel Air 5.7L / 6.6L 1978, 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. They are...
      Thoughtfully designed for the highest efficiency and safetyWill provide more breakaway torque than any other locking system
      $6.89
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4515297233
      Chevy Bel Air 6.6L 1978, HEI Advance Curve Kit by AllStar Performance®. Advance kit fits all '74-'79 GM HEI distributors except those that are computer-controlled. Includes two weights, center plate, three sets of color-coded springs,...
      Precise manufacturing and high-grade materialsExceptional performance at a competitive price
      $6.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 966566184
      Chevy Bel Air 1978, Distributor Gear by Howards Cams®.
      Designed to unlock more performance out of your vehicleDeliver a reasonable balance of strength and durability
      $39.75 - $121.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4254009282
      Chevy Bel Air With Flame-Thrower HEI Distributor 1978, Wire Harness and Capacitor by PerTronix®. From replacement wiring harness to adjustable vacuum advance canisters, lockout kits and mechanical advance kits, they have the parts to...
      Digital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller packageInnovative technology for superior operation and rugged dependability under harsh conditions
      $24.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn620678736
      Chevy Bel Air With Small Block Gen I Engine 1978, Crank Trigger Wheel by Holley®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Holley features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $62.73
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4516962196
      Chevy Bel Air 1978 Performance 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...
      Direct OEM replacement, exceeds OEM specifications, OBD-II computer safeIncrease power to the spark plug up to 400% over stock
      $129.20
    • (0 reviews)
      # 961819815
      Chevy Bel Air 5.7L With Early Style 1978, Pro™ Ready To Run Distributor by TSP®. Designed with expert craftsmanship this first-rate distributor provides effective power supply to each individual spark plug. Made from first-rate...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $124.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1084976610
      HEI Distributor with Coil and Cap by AllStar Performance®. Distributors have high output coils and adjustable vacuum advances, perfect for upgrading stock HEI distributors for higher RPM. Fit small and big block Chevy (except 348 and...
      Precise manufacturing and high-grade materialsExceptional performance at a competitive price
      $149.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 987603543
      Smoothie™ Bowtie Wire Loom Kit by Made 4 You®. For Center Bolt Valve Covers. Wire Diameter: 7-8 mm. Designed for the true Chevy enthusiast! Licensed by General Motors, Made 4 You kit provides a unique option for supporting and...
      Unsurpassed QualityPrecision molded 6-6 Zytel Nylon will not melt, fade, distort, stain, or discolor, under normal use
      $43.34
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1085004302
      Coil Cover by AllStar Performance®. Distributors have high output coils and adjustable vacuum advances, perfect for upgrading stock HEI distributors for higher RPM. Fit small and big block Chevy (except 348 and 409). Housings are...
      Precise manufacturing and high-grade materialsExceptional performance at a competitive price
      $9.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1084976598
      Low Profile Distributor Hold Down by AllStar Performance®. Strong, steel hold-down clamp with gold iridite finish fits small and big block Chevy V8 and 90 Deg. Chevy V6. Flat design provides extra distributor clearance and easy access...
      Precise manufacturing and high-grade materialsExceptional performance at a competitive price
      $11.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1085010302
      Wire Retainer by AllStar Performance®. Distributors have high output coils and adjustable vacuum advances, perfect for upgrading stock HEI distributors for higher RPM. Fit small and big block Chevy (except 348 and 409). Housings are...
      Precise manufacturing and high-grade materialsExceptional performance at a competitive price
      $6.79
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1084982602
      Distributor Gaskets by AllStar Performance®. 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 craftsmanship. Manufactured from...
      Precise manufacturing and high-grade materialsExceptional performance at a competitive price
      $1.59 - $13.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1085029303
      Distributor Hold Down by AllStar Performance®. Aluminum hold-down keeps distributor secured at high RPM. Stainless steel stud, nut and washer are included. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry...
      Precise manufacturing and high-grade materialsExceptional performance at a competitive price
      $28.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1085024302
      Wire Loom Set by AllStar Performance®. Polished aluminum spark plug wire loom fits wires up to 9.5mm. Includes mounting hardware. Engines with center bolt style valve covers require ALL81341 mounting kit.
      Precise manufacturing and high-grade materialsExceptional performance at a competitive price
      $9.99 - $44.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4268629062
      Chevy Bel Air With "Stock-Look" Chevrolet Distributor With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1978, Ignitor™ Module for Stock-Look Distributor by PerTronix®. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to come....
      Digital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller packageInnovative technology for superior operation and rugged dependability under harsh conditions
      $98.71
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4512690121
      Chevy Bel Air 5.7L 1978, El Rayo DNA™ Distributor Ignition Kit by Speedmaster®. Speedmaster El Rayo ignition system are designed for the enthusiast that is serious about performance but needs the small cap size due to space...
      E cient E-core winding design produces more voltage and current85:1 turns ratio and lower primary resistance produce high voltage output
      $250.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4515299650
      Chevy Bel Air 1978, Smoothie™ Stac-Pak™ Wire Loom Kit by Made 4 You®. Wire Diameter: 7-8 mm. Color: Black. Smoothie Separator Kits for most V-8's. Designed for tight clearances and for vehicles running magnetos or HEI systems. The...
      Unsurpassed QualityPrecision molded 6-6 Zytel Nylon will not melt, fade, distort, stain, or discolor, under normal use
      $34.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4256315634
      Chevy Bel Air 1978, Ignition Coil by WAI Global®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by WAI Global 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
      $8.94


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