1978 GMC Suburban Performance Ignition Systems

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    • (0 reviews)
      # 826414788
      GMC Suburban 5.0L / 5.7L / 6.6L / 7.4L Gas With HEI Distributor 1978, Performance Replacement™ Distributor Front by Accel®. ACCEL Performance Replacement Distributors are the perfect choice for your daily driver or street machine....
      Cast aluminum housing with precision bearingEpoxy over mold with brass terminals
      $131.95 - $141.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1442975
      GMC Suburban 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 lifestyle, it...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $80.32
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819583970
      GMC Suburban with HEI Distributor 1978, Extreme 9000 Ceramic Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. Threaded Diameter: 8 mm. Accel Extreme 9000 Ceramic Boot Wires feature ultra high-temperature, double silicone, 8mm, 500 ohms/ft. Ferro-Spiral...
      8 mm Ferro-Spiral Core WireCeramic Boots
      $119.95 - $121.95
    • (1 review)
      # 803886711
      GMC Suburban 5.0L / 5.7L / 6.6L / 7.4L Gas 1978, PlasmaCore™ Inconel Electrode Pulse Plug with Resistor by Pulstar®. Inconel-electrode Pulse Plugs. Designed specifically for most popular vehicles, PlasmaCore™ Inconel Electrode...
      Increased horsepowerBetter torque
      $14.95 - $119.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826528864
      GMC Suburban 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
      $356.94 - $433.46
    • (0 reviews)
      # 839673229
      GMC Suburban 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...
      High temp epoxy resists shock and vibrationAdvanced bobbin technology
      $69.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826518004
      GMC Suburban 5.0L / 5.7L / 6.6L / 7.4L 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...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $325.19 - $328.20
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358582776
      GMC Suburban 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 vehicle...
      Designed to deliver premium qualityRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $60.32
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89659610
      GMC Suburban 1978, Spiral Core 8.8mm Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. Threaded Diameter: 8.8 mm. With Male Tower Distributor Cap. These ACCEL 8.8mm wires feature a carbon/graphite core that virtually eliminate RFI noise while providing...
      500 Ohms/ft. Of Resistance550 F Rated Silicone Jacket
      $88.70 - $93.03
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819560116
      GMC Suburban 1978, Spiral Core 8.8mm Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. These ACCEL 8.8mm wires feature a carbon/graphite core that virtually eliminate RFI noise while providing maximum conductivity for ultimate performance in any race or...
      8000, 8800, & 8900 Series, 550°F-rated8.8mm yellow high temperature silicone jacket
      $83.30
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826557359
      GMC Suburban China Manufactured 1978, Street Fire™ Distributor by MSD®. CARB Approval Pending. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $161.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803893810
      GMC Suburban 1978, Performance 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)
      # 819527027
      GMC Suburban 1978, 8.5mm Super Conductor Wire Set by MSD®. HEI Terminals. Wires Below Header/Exh. Man. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised....
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $112.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 86811185
      GMC Suburban 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 - $107.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826522644
      GMC Suburban 1978, HEI Distributor with Small Cap by Speed FX®. With Ignition Control Module, Magnetic Trigger, Vacuum Advance, Chromoly Steel Gear, Polished Billet Aluminum Shaft, With HEI/Male Posts. Designed with expert craftsmanship...
      Provides effective power supply to each spark plugDesigned to strict quality standards
      $97.51
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803904985
      GMC Suburban 1978, U-Groove™ HP Copper Spark Plug with Resistor by Accel®. ACCEL HP Spark Plugs are made with a Copper core which is a better conductor than Platinum and Iridium. They deliver a stronger spark especially in high...
      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)
      # 826485794
      GMC Suburban 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)
      # mpn2293517
      GMC C25 Suburban 5.0L 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,...
      Optimized Low ResistanceHigh Energy Output
      $42.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826520376
      GMC Suburban 5.0L / 6.6L USA Manufactured 1978, Pro-Billet™ Standard Distributor by MSD®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your...
      Easy-to-adjust mechanical advance with supplied springs and stop bushingsVacuum advance canister for improved economy (can be locked out)
      $268.95 - $421.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89659599
      GMC Suburban 1978, Super Stock Spiral Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. Threaded Diameter: 8 mm. HEI Boots With Retention Nipple. These Accel Super Stock wire sets are a true performance upgrade replacement for OE types. Efficient delivery...
      8 mm SpiralStainless Steel Spark Plug Terminals
      $58.40
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89589019
      GMC Suburban 1978, Super Stock Spiral Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. Threaded Diameter: 8 mm. HEI Boots With Retention Nipple. These Accel Super Stock wire sets are a true performance upgrade replacement for OE types. Efficient delivery...
      8 mm SpiralStainless Steel Spark Plug Terminals
      $52.99 - $59.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # 688225170
      GMC Suburban 1978, Brute Thunder™ Front HEI Super Coil by Accel®. Brute Thunder is ACCEL's highest output GM style HEI in-cap coil, period! More energy at RPM, no loss at idle. Compatible with both original HEI ignitions and newer...
      10-15% More EnergyDirect Plug In Replacement Direct OE Fit
      $69.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826607424
      GMC Suburban 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)
      # 803912571
      GMC Suburban 1978, U-Groove™ Spark Plug by Accel®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Accel features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it is...
      U-Groove designed for spark deliveryCopper core utilized for maximum spark
      $20.53 - $32.43
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803926055
      GMC Suburban 1978, Copper Spark Plug with Resistor by Autolite®. 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"
      $2.44 - $2.49
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89588938
      GMC Suburban 1978, 300+ Race Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. Threaded Diameter: 8.8 mm. 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....
      150 ohms per foot8.8mm oversize silicone jacket
      $105.95 - $116.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2870416094
      GMC K15 Suburban 6.6L 1978, Endurance Plus Wire Set by Accel®. Set of 8 Pieces. Endurance Plus quality ignition wire sets are ready to install for most popular engine applications. Get these top-notch spark plug wires to achieve maximum...
      Quality retail aftermarket wire setsMaximum voltage and starting power
      $21.44
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89659592
      GMC Suburban 1978, Graphite Suppression Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. With Male Tower Distributor Cap. Color: Yellow. Material: Graphite. Threaded Diameter: 8.8 mm. Accel Armor Shield wires feature a metallic braided wire that delivers...
      8mm, 450°F-ratedPro-street applications
      $86.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819646045
      GMC Suburban 1978, Graphite Suppression Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. Material: Graphite. Threaded Diameter: 8.8 mm. Accel Armor Shield wires feature a metallic braided wire that delivers maximum spark energy while providing a Pro...
      8.8 mm Graphite SuppressionSilicone Spark Plug Boots
      $89.79
    • (0 reviews)
      # 209752173
      GMC Suburban 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 exact...
      Carbon impregnated fiberglass coreFiberglass braid for added strength
      $30.02 - $41.82
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819697078
      GMC C15 Suburban / C25 Suburban 7.4L 1978, Super Stock 8mm Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. Threaded Diameter: 8 mm. These Accel Super Stock wire sets are a true performance upgrade replacement for OE types. Efficient delivery of spark...
      7mm and 8mm, 550°F-ratedStreet-driven applications
      $41.09 - $60.56
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89588995
      GMC Suburban 1978, Super Stock Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. Color: Yellow. Material: Graphite. Threaded Diameter: 8 mm. Copper Wire Core. These Accel Super Stock wire sets are a true performance upgrade replacement for OE types....
      7mm and 8mm, 550°F-ratedStreet-driven applications
      $40.01 - $41.09
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819696904
      GMC Suburban 1978, Street-Fire Spark Plug Wire Set by MSD®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it is...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $40.66 - $44.96
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819658027
      GMC Suburban 1978, Flame-Thrower™ MAGx2 Custom 8mm Spark Plug Wire by PerTronix®. Most modern electronic ignition systems require suppression style wires to preserve sensitive components. Flame-Thrower 8mm Custom fit MAGx2 wires...
      Two current paths for reliability and redundancyPrimary path: Spiral wound stainless steel alloy
      $60.44 - $66.65
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87802312
      GMC Suburban 1978, High Energy Resistor Core 8mm Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. These wires are a top choice for either street or race applications. Each wire is cut to length and terminated with Taylor’s low-profile silicone...
      Available For Street Or Track ApplicationsHigh Temperature and Oil Resistant Wire Insulation
      $31.33 - $41.37
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87802318
      GMC Suburban 1978, Spiro-Pro™ 8mm Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. These plug wires are the top choice of racers and street enthusiasts for their high performance at an affordable price. With two layers of 100% silicone jacketing...
      8mm outer insulationSpiro-Pro wire with conductive spiral-wound core
      +7
      $63.91 - $116.56
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87802334
      GMC Suburban 1978, Street 8mm Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. These plug wires are the top choice of racers and street enthusiasts for their high performance at an affordable price. With two layers of 100% silicone jacketing and...
      8mm outer insulationSpiro-Pro wire with conductive spiral-wound core
      $88.24 - $215.26
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87802358
      GMC Suburban 1978, Street Thunder 8mm Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. This products is an OEM and Performance company that was built on its founding heritage supported by a tradition of Legendary Quality. Designed utilizing the...
      Kevlar Helically Spiral Wound CoreDurable Silicone Double Layer Jacket
      $36.39 - $46.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # 839663253
      GMC C25 Suburban 5.0L 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....
      Effective To 6500 RPM
      $28.34 - $32.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # 839670407
      GMC Suburban 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
      $56.94 - $74.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # 688242134
      GMC Suburban 1978, Race Coil by Performance Distributors®.
      Built to match your exact requirementsHigh quality you can rely on
      $73.91 - $111.12
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826554001
      GMC Suburban 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 to the spark plug in the 6000 to...
      New lightweight aluminum alloy housingHigh dielectric strength cap with brass terminals and low resistance coil brush
      $293.01
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826526736
      GMC Suburban 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' play series distributor. These feature rich...
      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)
      # 826410214
      GMC Suburban 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
      $91.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn753352113
      GMC Suburban 5.7L With Chevy Small Block Engine 1978, Pro Series™ HEI Ready To Run Distributor by BTP®. BTP Pro Series Ready to Run distributors were built for you "Weekend Warriors", whether your cruising or headed to the track. They...
      Designed to make your ignition system operate at its peakMade from superior materials
      $186.90
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826473023
      GMC Suburban 5.0L / 5.7L / 6.6L / 7.4L 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...
      The most accurate and advanced distributor for racingApproved for use in NASCAR competition
      $766.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826385515
      GMC Suburban 1978, HEI Distributor with Coil by TSP®. TSP's HEI Distributor has everything you need, all under one cap. With a high-quality aluminum housing and hardened steel dual bushing construction, it is built to last. It features...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $55.61 - $73.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826407273
      GMC Suburban 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 power plant. It features a high quality, fully...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $105.18 - $109.76
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826476962
      GMC Suburban 1978, Pro Series™ Ready To Run Distributor by TSP®.
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $119.21 - $124.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826521178
      GMC Suburban 1978, Pro-Billet™ Distributor without Coil by TSP®. TSP's Pro Billet distributor is designed to get the job done. They say there is beauty in simplicity - well, this small-cap distributor has it in spades. Lacking the...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826525025
      GMC Suburban 1978, Ready To Run Distributor without Coil by TSP®. TSP's Ready to Run distributor is designed for easy installation. With the included ignition module, all you'll need to complete your set-up is a coil. Using simple...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826382563
      GMC Suburban 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 Billet distributor, 50,000 volt E-Core ignition...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $275.12
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717906957
      GMC Suburban With HEI Stock Distributor 1978, GM Module by PerTronix®. Performance ignition modules are direct replacements for popular GM and Ford electronic distributors. These modules provide enhanced high RPM performance and when...
      Intended for street / strip applications67% more energy with a 45% faster spark breakdown over stock HEI distributors
      $59.25
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717873167
      GMC Suburban With HEI Stock Distributor 1978, GM Race Module by PerTronix®. Performance ignition modules are direct replacements for popular GM and Ford electronic distributors. These modules provide enhanced high RPM performance and...
      Designed for racing applicationsOptimized for 6000 to 8500 RPM range
      $75.74
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2367668250
      GMC C15 Suburban / C25 Suburban / K15 Suburban / K25 Suburban 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...
      $23.38
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358493547
      GMC Suburban 4.1L With DUI Distributors / With HEI Distributors / With Performance Distributors With Chevrolet, Pontiac and Dodge Tri-Power Ignition Systems 1978, DUI/HEI Dyna-Module by Performance Distributors®. For a crisper, smoother...
      More Electronic DwellBetter Throttle Response
      $73.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1593894387
      GMC C15 Suburban 7.4L 1978, Horizontal Wire Loom Kit 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 the latest...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $18.67
    • (0 reviews)
      # 839671497
      GMC Suburban 5.0L / 5.7L / 6.6L / 7.4L 1978, Extreme Output Dust Cover by MSD®. With Modified HEI dust cover you can remove the stock HEI coil in your distributor cap and replace it with an externally mounted coil. You increase the...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $21.38 - $42.82
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826442276
      GMC Suburban With HEI Distributor With Vacuum Advance 1978, Adjustable Vacuum Advance Front by Accel®. This unit permits a seamless wide range of adjustment to both amount and rate of ignition advance. This unit helps increase...
      Adjustable Vacuum AdvanceDetailed Instructions
      $27.02
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826457240
      GMC Suburban 1978, Distributor Cap and Rotor Kit Front by Accel®. Accel cap and rotor kits offer superior protection from "arc-thru" and crossfire. Features 60k V-rated alkyd compound, stress-relieved at molding to ensure stability....
      Accel's precision-ground, highly polished compression and injection molding equipment for superior qualityHigh performance 60kV-rated tan alkyd molding compound (mineral filled polyester for late model Ford and GM parts) for superior protection from "arc-thru" and crossfire
      $25.94 - $33.52




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