1978 Oldsmobile Calais Performance Ignition Systems

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    • (0 reviews)
      # 826520828
      Oldsmobile Calais 5.0L With HEI Distributor 1978, Performance Replacement™ Front Distributor by Accel®. Accel Performance Replacement Distributors are the perfect choice for your daily driver or street machine. Using all new...
      Cast aluminum housing with precision bearingEpoxy over mold with brass terminals
      $131.95 - $141.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1442975
      Oldsmobile Calais A / F / H Engine VIN Character 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...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $80.32
    • (1 review)
      # 803879120
      Oldsmobile Calais 5.0L 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...
      Increased horsepowerBetter torque
      $14.95 - $119.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358502511
      Oldsmobile Calais 5.0L With Chevy Big Block Engine / With Chevy Small Block Engine 1978, Billet Distributor by Fast®. Due to a variety of changes and updates developed by the talented electrical engineers at FAST™, these dual-sync...
      20 AWG, extreme-duty flexible-style wires for increased strength and durabilityRevised sensor placement and advanced plate sleeve designs create increased accuracy and reliability
      $356.94
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn154108106
      Oldsmobile Calais 4.3L 1978, Super Plus™ Nickel Spark Plug by Bosch®. Bosch Super Plus delivers outstanding durability and reliability you want for your vehicle. Its tapered, v-profile ground electrode makes for better starting in...
      Heavy-duty yttrium-enhanced copper core center electrode for a 50% longer performance life vs. even OE plugsTapered, v-profile nickel chromium ground electrode for improved starting in cold weather and increased fuel ignitability
      $3.33
    • (0 reviews)
      # 839647536
      Oldsmobile Calais 1978, Front Super Coil Kit by Accel®. Accel Super Coils feature advanced bobbin technology, highly specialized silicone magnetic steel cores, along with optimized winding, resistance and turns ratios to deliver 10-15...
      10-15% More EnergyDirect Plug In Replacement Direct OE Fit
      $69.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826558941
      Oldsmobile Calais 5.0L With Chevy Big Block Engine / With Chevy Small Block Engine 1978, Race Billet Distributor by Fast®. The FAST™ Race Billet Distributors were designed to deliver the most accurate trigger signal possible...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $325.19 - $341.03
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89661158
      Oldsmobile Calais 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...
      8000, 8800, & 8900 Series, 550°F-rated8.8mm yellow high temperature silicone jacket
      $84.38 - $93.03
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803932903
      Oldsmobile Calais 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...
      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)
      # 86815932
      Oldsmobile Calais 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,...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $92.10 - $112.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826528845
      Oldsmobile Calais 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
      $97.51 - $98.91
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803906993
      Oldsmobile Calais 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)
      # 826463751
      Oldsmobile Calais 4.3L 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...
      Limited 1 year mechanicalDigital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller package
      $292.42 - $320.52
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826373225
      Oldsmobile Calais 5.0L USA Manufactured 1978, Pro-Billet™ Distributor Standart by MSD®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your...
      Designed for street/performance use with a mechanical and vacuum advanceEasy-to-adjust mechanical advance with supplied springs and stop bushings
      $280.95 - $421.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906288144
      Oldsmobile Calais 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...
      Low-resistance Kevlar helically spiral wound core conductor500 ohms resistance for EMI and RFI suppression
      $31.61 - $43.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358492908
      Oldsmobile Calais 4.3L / 5.0L 1978, HEI Distributor by Proform®. Built-In Coil. If you are looking to enhance your vehicle's performance, then this top-notch product is definitely what you need. Manufactured from premium quality...
      Carefully designed to improve the performance of your vehicleCrafted from first-rate materials
      $194.70
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906258186
      Oldsmobile Calais 5.0L 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...
      8 mm SpiralStainless Steel Spark Plug Terminals
      +1
      $55.16 - $59.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826585121
      Oldsmobile Calais 4.3L With Oldsmobile Gen II Engine 1978, Power Pack Ignition Kit by TSP®. TSP's Power Pack Ignition Kit delivers high quality ignition components, all in one retail-friendly display box. It includes Pro Series Pro...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $340.98
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803930745
      Oldsmobile Calais 5.0L 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)
      # 803893480
      Oldsmobile Calais 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...
      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"
      $1.69
    • (0 reviews)
      # 898226322
      Oldsmobile Calais 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...
      High-Potential Semi-Surface discharge equals more powerDischarge at the point of richest mixture in 360° perimeter
      $13.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 960726645
      Oldsmobile Calais 1978 300+™ Spark Plug Race Wire Set by Accel®. These Accel 300+ wire sets are custom tailored for race engines and their builders. The oversize 8.8mm wire is rated for 600 degrees F and 60kV. Resists heat, chemicals...
      150 ohms per foot8.8mm oversize silicone jacket
      $95.02 - $105.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89661155
      Oldsmobile Calais 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...
      8mm, 450°F-ratedPro-street applications
      $86.54 - $89.79
    • (0 reviews)
      # 209752237
      Oldsmobile Calais 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
      $19.30 - $21.44
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906200209
      Oldsmobile Calais 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...
      Carbon impregnated fiberglass coreFiberglass braid for added strength
      $31.10 - $38.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906244951
      Oldsmobile Calais 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)
      # 87252382
      Oldsmobile Calais 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,...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $43.89 - $44.96
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87808812
      Oldsmobile Calais 1978 High Energy™ Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. These wires are a top choice for either street or race applications. Each wire is cut to length and terminated with Taylor’s low-profile silicone Proboot with...
      Available For Street Or Track ApplicationsHigh Temperature and Oil Resistant Wire Insulation
      $31.24 - $41.37
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906258994
      Oldsmobile Calais 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...
      8mm outer insulationSpiro-Pro wire with conductive spiral-wound core
      $53.33 - $82.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87808825
      Oldsmobile Calais 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 engine compartment.
      8mm silicone wire100% Silicone boots w/SS dual-spring connectors
      $70.06 - $215.26
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87808836
      Oldsmobile Calais 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 - $71.42
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358579267
      Oldsmobile Calais 4.3L / 5.0L With HEI Style Distributor Cap 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...
      Superior jackets resist dielectric failureBoth reactive layer and inductive windings can transmit current without interference
      $79.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358493550
      Oldsmobile Calais 5.0L 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...
      Built to match your exact requirementsHigh quality you can rely on
      $111.12
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826456048
      Oldsmobile Calais 4.3L With Oldsmobile Gen II Engine 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      +1
      $53.35 - $54.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826463345
      Oldsmobile Calais 4.3L With Oldsmobile Gen II Engine 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $109.76
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826439463
      Oldsmobile Calais 4.3L With Oldsmobile Gen II Engine 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $124.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4254001091
      Oldsmobile Calais 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...
      New lightweight aluminum alloy housingHigh dielectric strength cap with brass terminals and low resistance coil brush
      $322.98
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4336275561
      Oldsmobile Calais 4.3L / 5.0L With Prestolite IBM-7011, C, D Distributor 1978, Ignitor by PerTronix®. For over forty years, the Ignitor has proven itself in applications ranging from race cars to tractors. The Ignitor replaces breaker...
      Delivers twice the voltage to the spark plugs, increasing horsepower, fuel economy, and spark plug life2:1 improvement over "points" in current fall time for increased coil output
      $97.44
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826518947
      Oldsmobile Calais 5.0L With Chevy Big Block Engine / With Chevy Small Block Engine 1978, Pro Race™ Circle Track Distributor by Fast®. When it comes to high end circle track racing where engines demand the most accuratetiming and...
      The most accurate and advanced distributor for racingApproved for use in NASCAR competition
      $766.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717882062
      Oldsmobile Calais 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...
      Intended for street / strip applications67% more energy with a 45% faster spark breakdown over stock HEI distributors
      $59.25
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717881341
      Oldsmobile Calais 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...
      Designed for racing applicationsOptimized for 6000 to 8500 RPM range
      $75.74
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717895343
      Oldsmobile Calais 4.3L With HEI Distributor 1978, Performance Tune-Up Kit by PerTronix®. With Street/Strip Module. Everything you need to "wake up" your stock HEI distributor. Now available with street/strip or New HEI III ignition...
      Digital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller packageInnovative technology for superior operation and rugged dependability under harsh conditions
      $140.03 - $148.08
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2367668250
      Oldsmobile Calais 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)
      # 904804422
      Oldsmobile Calais 4.3L / 5.0L 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 reliability...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $21.38 - $42.82
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2286107
      Oldsmobile Calais 4.3L / 5.0L With HEI Distributor With Vacuum Advance 1978, Front Adjustable Vacuum Advance by Accel®. This unit permits a seamless wide range of adjustment to both amount and rate of ignition advance. This unit helps...
      Adjustable Vacuum AdvanceDetailed Instructions
      $27.02
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1588771739
      Oldsmobile Calais 5.0L With HEI Distributor 1978, Front Distributor Cap and Rotor Kit by Accel®. Accel cap and rotor kits offer superior protection from "arc-thru" and crossfire. Features 60k V-rated alkyd compound, stress-relieved at...
      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
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826456771
      Oldsmobile Calais 5.0L 1978, Distributor Cap 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
      $24.60 - $46.03
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1471523
      Oldsmobile Calais 5.0L China Manufactured 1978, Distributor Cap and Rotor by MSD®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $33.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1471521
      Oldsmobile Calais 5.0L USA Manufactured 1978, Distributor Cap and Rotor Kit 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
      $72.82
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826490826
      Oldsmobile Calais 5.0L 1978, Distributor Rotor 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
      $7.45 - $17.10
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1442985
      Oldsmobile Calais 5.0L USA Manufactured 1978, Drive Gear 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...
      Increased outer hardened layer thickness (RC 55-60)Micro polished surface for smooth contact
      $33.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826424205
      Oldsmobile Calais With HEI Distributor 1978, Flame-Thrower™ HEI Distributor Cap by PerTronix®. The cap and rotor kits include nylon rotor hold-down screws. Flame-Thrower dust covers provide a larger air gap around the coil which...
      Digital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller packageInnovative technology for superior operation and rugged dependability under harsh conditions
      $29.98
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358720689
      Oldsmobile Calais 5.0L With PerTronix Flame-Thrower HEI Distributor With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1978, HEI Distributor Vacuum Canister by PerTronix®. From replacement wiring harness to adjustable vacuum advance canisters, lockout...
      Digital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller packageInnovative technology for superior operation and rugged dependability under harsh conditions
      $24.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4254009280
      Oldsmobile Calais H Engine VIN Character With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine Canadian Manufactured 1978, HEI Dust Cover by PerTronix®. The cap and rotor kits include nylon rotor hold-down screws. Flame-Thrower dust covers provide a...
      Digital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller packageInnovative technology for superior operation and rugged dependability under harsh conditions
      $26.21
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826499751
      Oldsmobile Calais 5.0L With Chevy Big Block Engine / With Chevy Small Block Engine 1978, Distributor by Fast®.
      $152.34 - $153.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358959865
      Oldsmobile Calais 4.3L / 5.0L 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 to unlock more performance out of your vehicleBump up engine power to the next level
      $85.33
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826594028
      Oldsmobile Calais With HEI Distributor 1978, Vacuum Advance Lockout by Performance Distributors®. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to come. Designed using state-of-the-art technology and with...
      Built to match your exact requirementsHigh quality you can rely on
      $15.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4499183195
      Oldsmobile Calais 4.3L / 5.0L 1978, Distributor Cap by Mr. Gasket®. Mr. Gasket distributor caps are constructed from top quality material and designed to fit your application for long lasting performance.
      Restore original tolerancesReduce spark scatter and drifting dwell
      $56.24
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4499183119
      Oldsmobile Calais 4.3L / 5.0L 1978, HEI Distributor Advance Curve Kit by Mr. Gasket®. Distributors were used in the ignition systems of virtually all cars between the Model T and only a couple of years ago. Mr. Gasket has the components...
      Restore original tolerancesReduce spark scatter and drifting dwell
      $10.79
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1021085
      Oldsmobile Calais 5.0L 1978, Distributor Gear by Comp Cams®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by COMP Cams features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle,...
      45 Extruded Aluminum Bronze5 Percent Nickel
      $127.25




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