1978 Ford Mustang Performance Ignition Systems

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    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2831865717
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 1978, Ready To Run Distributor by MSD®. Easy as 1,2,3… The MSD Black Ready-to-Run distributor line makes adding big ignition power and stealthy good looks to your a snap. With no ignition box needed, connect 3 wires...
      Simple and clean installation with only three wires to connectSupplied with an HEI style distributor cap and rotor (accepts Cap-A-Dapts)
      $429.95
    • (4 reviews)
      # 803891802
      Ford Mustang 1978, PlasmaCore™ Inconel Electrode Pulse Nickel Spark Plugs by Pulstar®. With Resistor. Inconel-electrode Pulse Plug. Designed specifically for most popular vehicles, PlasmaCore™ Inconel Electrode Pulse Plug provides...
      Increased horsepowerBetter torque
      $14.95 - $119.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826463888
      Ford Mustang 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
      $368.18 - $369.59
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2286087
      Ford Mustang 1978, Front Super Coil by Accel®. Accel Super Coils feature advanced bobbin technology, highly specialized silicone magnetic steel cores, along with optimized winding, resistance and turns ratios to deliver 10-15 percent...
      Comes With Ballast ResistorEffective Up To 6500 RPM
      $69.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826510344
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 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 - $351.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # 960867641
      Ford Mustang 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
      $81.45 - $88.70
    • (2 reviews)
      # 803906306
      Ford Mustang 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)
      # 819575058
      Ford Mustang 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 is...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $91.03 - $98.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803927959
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 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 spark...
      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)
      # 826371637
      Ford Mustang 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
      $266.95 - $307.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2293517
      Ford Mustang 1978, Front 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...
      Optimized Low ResistanceHigh Energy Output
      $42.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826509753
      Ford Mustang 1978, Pro-Billet™ Distributor by MSD®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it is...
      CNC machined billet aluminum housing and Dupont Rynite baseEasy-to-adjust mechanical advance is mounted on top of the shaft
      $301.95 - $364.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 960715733
      Ford Mustang 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
      $25.09 - $43.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2831865673
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 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...
      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)
      # mpn4483770248
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 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)
      # mpn2270622
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 1978, U-Groove™ Resistor Header 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...
      Shorty Spark Plugs For Tubular Exhaust HeadersEliminates Dimpling Headers For Added Clearance
      $32.43
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803889594
      Ford Mustang 1978, Copper Spark Plug by Autolite®. With Resistor. These spark plugs by Autolite are specially designed and manufactured to ensure quick starts, dependable performance, and smooth acceleration. The products are made of...
      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)
      # mpn4498086871
      Ford Mustang 2.3L / 2.8L 1978, Iridium Yttrium Performance Spark Plug by Brisk®. Iridium Yttrium Performance Spark Plug are the best solution for high performance and racing engines. Iridium Yttrium Spark Plugs provide many unique and...
      Iridium is 6X harder & 8X stronger than platinumLong lasting OEM performance replacement
      $10.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4498087311
      Ford Mustang 2.3L / 2.8L 1978, Premium EVO Nickel Spark Plug by Brisk®. Unique Spark Plug Produced Patented Laser Technology Unique igniter auxiliary electrode at the tip of the insulator formed using the patented technology of laser...
      Perfect ignition of fuel mixture in engine cylindersUnrestricted flame throughout combustion chamber
      $14.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 876476652
      Ford Mustang 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)
      # mpn4498087286
      Ford Mustang 2.3L / 2.8L 1978, Racing Spark Plug by Brisk®. Brisk Silver Racing Spark Plugs are the best solution for high performance and racing engines. Silver Spark Plugs provide many unique and beneficial characteristics, Silver is...
      Silver is the best conductor of thermal heat & electricitySuperior ignition ability increases engine power
      $10.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906284005
      Ford Mustang 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
      $79.86 - $89.79
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906286948
      Ford Mustang 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
      $28.95 - $39.68
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89580190
      Ford Mustang 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
      +1
      $41.09 - $60.56
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819604282
      Ford Mustang Base / Ghia / Mach I 5.0L 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...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $41.74 - $48.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # 960757667
      Ford Mustang 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
      $25.63 - $39.71
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906223033
      Ford Mustang 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
      $42.18 - $73.62
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87796152
      Ford Mustang Base / Ghia / Mach I 5.0L 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...
      8mm silicone wire100% Silicone boots w/SS dual-spring connectors
      $100.18 - $215.26
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87796138
      Ford Mustang Base / Ghia 2.3L With Single Plug Engine 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...
      Exclusive copper/nickel alloy bonded by a conductive acrylic coverFerrite spiral-wound core provides low resistance for optimum RFI and RMI suppression
      +2
      $48.75
    • (0 reviews)
      # 960766675
      Ford Mustang 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1978 8.5 Series 50 Race™ Spark Plug Wire Set by AFIS®. Developed for high performance street cars and racing cars, AFIS has introduced a comprehensive new range of spiral-core ignition...
      Superior jackets resist dielectric failureBoth reactive layer and inductive windings can transmit current without interference
      $79.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 904793302
      Ford Mustang 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)
      # mpn1422736076
      Ford Mustang 1978, Ignition Coil by Proform®. High-Performance. Sold Each. 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...
      Carefully designed to improve the performance of your vehicleCrafted from first-rate materials
      $32.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # 904814236
      Ford Mustang 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 - $117.27
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826603594
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 1978, HEI Distributor by TSP®. With Coil.
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $51.83 - $87.80
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826608477
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $105.18
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826567239
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 1978, Pro Series™ Ready To Run Distributor by TSP®. W/O Coil.
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $119.21 - $124.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826454203
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826476725
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826497752
      Ford Mustang Base / Ghia 2.3L With 45D Style Distributor 1978, Custom Flame-Thrower™ "Stock-Look" Distributor by PerTronix®.
      All new lightweight cast aluminum housingHigh dielectric strength cap and rotor with brass contacts
      $202.98 - $250.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826597218
      Ford Mustang 2.3L With 45D Style Distributor 1978, Flame-Thrower™ "Stock-Look" Distributor by PerTronix®. 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
      $227.44 - $262.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826492904
      Ford Mustang 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 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...
      All new lightweight cast aluminum housingHigh dielectric strength cap and rotor with brass contacts
      $214.64 - $250.08
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826481115
      Ford Mustang 5.0L With Ford Small Block 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 peak current...
      New lightweight aluminum alloy housingHigh dielectric strength cap with brass terminals and low resistance coil brush
      $361.48 - $366.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4254006280
      Ford Mustang 5.0L With PerTronix Flame-Thrower Distributor With Ford Small Block Engine 1978, Ignitor III™ Module Kit by PerTronix®. Parts and accessories for Flame-Thrower Billet Distributors offer unmatched quality and accommodate...
      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)
      # 826538542
      Ford Mustang 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 sense the coil current level and use a powerful micro controller to...
      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
      $150.08 - $160.08
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826538642
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 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
      $124.48 - $134.84
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826411569
      Ford Mustang 1978, Ignitor™ Electronic Ignition by PerTronix®. For over forty years, the Ignitor has proven itself in applications ranging from race cars to tractors. The Ignitor replaces breaker points and troublesome factory...
      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
      $117.08 - $121.07
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4254008961
      Ford Mustang 2.3L With FoMoCo 311185 industrial engine Distributors 1978, Industrial Ignitor™ Electronic Ignition Kit by PerTronix®. For over forty years, the Ignitor has proven itself in applications ranging from race cars to...
      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
      $126.04
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826548565
      Ford Mustang 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)
      # mpn474701988
      Ford Mustang 1978, Distributor by Big End Performance®. Provides reliable spark throughoutthe rpm range, so they’ll deliver the performance you need.This affordable distributor hasmany features that outperformthe competition, like a...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $275.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4487680779
      Ford Mustang Base / Ghia / Mach I 5.0L 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...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $359.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4512689619
      Ford Mustang Base / Ghia / Mach I 5.0L 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...
      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)
      # mpn1589832414
      Ford Mustang 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1978, Hi-6RC 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
      $686.10
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819640072
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 1978 Spark Plug Wire Loom Alongside Valve Cover by R&M Specialties®.
      Designed to enhance engine’s performance and lookQuality machined from high-grade materials
      $57.64 - $129.12
    • (0 reviews)
      # 987613477
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 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
      +1
      $34.95 - $41.07
    • (0 reviews)
      # 987609832
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 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...
      Unsurpassed QualityPrecision molded 6-6 Zytel Nylon will not melt, fade, distort, stain, or discolor, under normal use
      +1
      $34.95 - $41.07
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358947046
      Ford Mustang Base / Ghia / Mach I 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1978, Coil Bracket Bolt Kit by ARP®. Add a touch of class to your coil bracket installation with an ARP bolt kit. Available in Black Oxide finished chrome moly or...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $1.85
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4254006279
      Ford Mustang Ghia / Mach I 5.0L With PerTronix Flame-Thrower Distributor With Ford Small Block Engine 1978, Distributor Rotor 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
      $14.80
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4254009261
      Ford Mustang 5.0L With Billet Distributor With Ford Small Block 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...
      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
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358720691
      Ford Mustang 5.0L With Ford Small Block 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)
      # mpn620678867
      Ford Mustang 5.0L With Ford Small Block 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 your...
      Made with precision and quality in mindBuilt to last
      $24.83




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