1978 Ford E-series Performance Ignition Systems

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    • (0 reviews)
      # 826487478
      Ford E-series 1978, 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
    • (1 review)
      # 803928294
      Ford E-series 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 Plug...
      Increased horsepowerBetter torque
      $14.95 - $119.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1589832415
      Ford E-series 5.8L 1978, E6 CD Circle Track 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 will meet your...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $657.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2126965
      Ford E-100 Econoline / E-250 Econoline / E-250 Econoline Club Wagon / E-350 Econoline / E-350 Econoline Club Wagon 7.5L 1978 Extreme Service™ Extreme Service Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. These .409" / 10.4mm diameter high-performance...
      100% silicone Pro-BootDouble spring locking terminal
      $196.45
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826434276
      Ford E-series 1978, 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 electronic ignition control with...
      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)
      # 688222188
      Ford E-series 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...
      Comes With Ballast ResistorEffective Up To 6500 RPM
      $69.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826543827
      Ford E-series 1978, 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 accomplished...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $325.19 - $328.20
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1897869633
      Ford E-series 5.8L With Ford Small Block 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)
      # 819537953
      Ford E-series 1978 Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. With Male Tower Distributor Cap. These Accel 8.8mm wires feature a carbon/graphite core that virtually eliminate RFI noise while providing maximum conductivity for ultimate performance...
      500 Ohms/ft. Of Resistance550 F Rated Silicone Jacket
      $88.70
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819576094
      Ford E-series 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 - $129.20
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803888939
      Ford E-series 1978, Performance Nickel Spark Plug by Nitrode®. The Nitrode™ spark plugs are positioned to be the world's "greenest" most environmentally friendly spark plugs on the planet. Reducing fuel consumption and emissions while...
      The Nitrode™ is made with a proprietary ceramic exclusively used for this spark plugThis unique ceramic is over 10% harder than any ceramic known today
      $8.09
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819526239
      Ford E-series 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
      $93.17 - $117.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826439805
      Ford E-series 1978, 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)
      # 803900852
      Ford E-100 Econoline / E-250 Econoline / E-250 Econoline Club Wagon / E-350 Econoline / E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Base / Chateau / Custom / Northland 7.5L 1978, U-Groove™ High Performance Copper Spark Plugs by Accel®. With Resistor....
      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)
      # 826440854
      Ford E-series 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
      $263.74 - $306.45
    • (0 reviews)
      # 904813320
      Ford E-series 1978, Super Stock Breakerless Ignition Coil by Accel®. Excellent high performance coil for vehicles that have been converted from points to a breakerless electronic distributor or electronic ignition system, where a...
      Engineered for higher energy outputImproved throttle responce
      $36.74 - $42.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826560492
      Ford E-series 1978, Pro-Billet™ Distributor Standart by MSD®. MSD engineers fit all of their high performance distributor experience into a special compact housing designed to be less obtrusive for Ford engines. The diameter of the...
      Billet housing is 5/8” smaller in diameter than stock Ford distributorsMust be used with an MSD Ignition Control
      $285.95 - $347.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 960763656
      Ford E-series 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
      $31.61 - $43.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2276875
      Ford E-series 4.9L 1978 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 boots with...
      8 mm SpiralStainless Steel Spark Plug Terminals
      $59.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826402265
      Ford E-series 1978, 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 product...
      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)
      # 826608150
      Ford E-series 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 Pro Billet distributor, 50,000 volt E-Core...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $340.98
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4511855816
      Ford E-100 Econoline / E-250 Econoline / E-250 Econoline Club Wagon / E-350 Econoline / E-350 Econoline Club Wagon 7.5L 1978, Copper Spark Plugs by Accel®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Accel features premium...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $15.64
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803905023
      Ford E-series 5.8L / 7.5L 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...
      U-Groove designed for spark deliveryCopper core utilized for maximum spark
      $20.53 - $32.43
    • (0 reviews)
      # 876478045
      Ford E-series 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)
      # 819532194
      Ford E-series 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)
      # 819668109
      Ford E-series 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 of...
      Quality retail aftermarket wire setsMaximum voltage and starting power
      $18.23 - $27.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906212226
      Ford E-series 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
      $25.47 - $45.03
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906145996
      Ford E-series 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
      $41.09 - $60.56
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4511861225
      Ford E-series 5.8L With Ford 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...
      8mm red silicon jacket withstands temperatures up to 550°FAvailable for popular Ford, Chevy and Chrysler applications
      $59.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819663995
      Ford E-series 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
      $41.74 - $48.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906266091
      Ford E-series 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
      $32.30 - $39.71
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906199949
      Ford E-series 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
      +2
      $53.33 - $73.62
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87791256
      Ford E-series With Dura-Spark Ignition 1978 Street™ Street Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. Taylor's 8mm Spiro-Pro wire and stainless braided covering with polished aluminum boot protectors will provide an amazing accent in your...
      8mm silicone wire100% Silicone boots w/SS dual-spring connectors
      $100.18 - $215.26
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87791230
      Ford E-series 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 - $73.74
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1453210670
      Ford E-series 7.5L With Ford Big Block Engine 1978 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 specifically...
      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)
      # 904801395
      Ford E-series 1978, Super Stock™ Front Super Stock High Vibrational Ignition Coil by Accel®. Accel's Super Stock coils are high-performance replacements for OE canister style coils. Improves starting, idle, throttle response and top...
      For Heavy Duty And Off Road UseCanister Style Coil
      $60.73
    • (0 reviews)
      # 904827350
      Ford E-series 1978, Super Stock™ Front Super Stock Ignition Coil by Accel®. Accel's Super Stock coils are high-performance replacements for OE canister style coils. Improves starting, idle, throttle response and top RPM power. Works...
      Effective To 6500 RPM
      $28.34 - $32.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # 904795521
      Ford E-series With 2-Valve Engine 1978, 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 old...
      Carefully engineered to increase spark energyPainstakingly designed for ultra high efficiency
      $24.48 - $117.29
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4494110486
      Ford E-100 Econoline / E-250 Econoline / E-250 Econoline Club Wagon / E-350 Econoline / E-350 Econoline Club Wagon 7.5L With Ford Big Block Engine 1978, Billet Distributor by MSD®. Under the stainless steel terminals of the MSD cap and...
      CNC machined billet aluminum housing and Dupont Rynite baseHigh quality Steel Gear installed
      $299.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4494109225
      Ford E-series 7.5L With Ford Big Block 385 Series Engine 1978, 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 weak...
      Black anodized for great looks and corrosion resistanceOnly three wires to connect for a simple installation
      $440.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826475028
      Ford E-series 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
      +2
      $51.22 - $105.18
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826607328
      Ford E-series 1978, 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 performance power plant. It features a high quality,...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $109.76
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826403800
      Ford E-series 1978, Pro Series™ Ready To Run Distributor by TSP®. W/O Coil. TSP's Pro Series Ready to Run Distributor is perfect for a street performance ignition upgrade. It features a CNC-machined billet aluminum body and hardened...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $124.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826398713
      Ford E-series 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 distributor has it in spades. Lacking the bells...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35 - $54.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826491028
      Ford E-series 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 complete your set-up is a coil. Using simple design...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35 - $54.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826525085
      Ford E-series 1978, Flame-Thrower™ "Stock-Look" Distributor Standart by PerTronix®. With Motorcraft Style. Flame-Thrower "Stock-Look" distributors are loaded with features that you would expect from a high performance part, yet...
      All new lightweight cast aluminum housingHigh dielectric strength cap and rotor with brass contacts
      $215.03 - $261.07
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826579712
      Ford E-series With PerTronix Flame-Thrower Distributor 1978, Ignitor III™ Module Kit by PerTronix®. Parts and accessories for Flame-Thrower Billet Distributors offer unmatched quality and accommodate the performance levels your...
      Digital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller packageInnovative technology for superior operation and rugged dependability under harsh conditions
      $151.27
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358720531
      Ford E-series 5.8L / 7.5L With FoMoCo Distributor / With Motorcraft Distributor 1978, 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...
      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
      $158.34
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826472814
      Ford E-series 1978, 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 - $134.84
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358720693
      Ford E-series 5.8L / 7.5L With FoMoCo Distributor / With Motorcraft Distributor 1978, Ignitor™ Electronic Ignition by PerTronix®. For over forty years, the Ignitor has proven itself in applications ranging from race cars to tractors....
      Delivers twice the voltage to the spark plugs, increasing horsepower, fuel economy, and spark plug life2:1 improvement over "points" in current fall time for increased coil output
      $115.86
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826605364
      Ford E-series 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 trigger signals, FAST™ Pro Race Distributors are the only...
      The most accurate and advanced distributor for racingApproved for use in NASCAR competition
      $766.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2367668268
      Ford E-series 5.8L 1978, HEI Street And Strip Distributor Standart 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...
      Carefully designed to improve the performance of your vehicleCrafted from first-rate materials
      $155.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1086383609
      Ford E-series 1978, EFI Dual Sync Distributor by Holley®. Specifically designed for use with the Holley 351w Hi-Ram manifold, this compact unit has all of the features of our Holley EFI Dual Sync distributors. The design includes dual...
      Plug and Play with Holley EFIIncludes both crank and cam sensors to support sequential EFI operation
      $449.95 - $463.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826531773
      Ford E-series 5.8L With Ford Small Block Windsor Engine 1978, DUI Racing Distributor Standart by Performance Distributors®. The Racing DUI has a 30 day warranty from date of purchase. The Racing Ford DUI (Davis Unified Ignition) is a...
      One-Wire HookupTwice The Firepower Of A Magneto
      $456.74
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826511223
      Ford E-series 1978, Distributor by Big End Performance®.
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $247.85 - $275.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 898391830
      Ford E-series 5.8L With Ford Small Block Engine 1978, Billet Racing 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...
      One-of-a-kind style will help customize your autoWill deliver unparalleled levels of durability
      $79.00 - $88.42
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1015653009
      Ford E-series 5.8L 1978, 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 - $99.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1015440093
      Ford E-series 5.8L With Ford Small Block Engine 1978, Small Cap for Small Place Distributor by Racing Power Company®. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a fusion of a...
      Small Cap Design for better fitRequires an External Coil
      $108.04
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717873641
      Ford E-series 5.8L With Ford Small Block Windsor 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...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $359.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4512689620
      Ford E-series 5.8L 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




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