1979 American Motors Spirit Performance Ignition Systems

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    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1442972
      American Motors Spirit 5.0L 1979, Blaster 2™ Ignition Coil by MSD®. If you are looking to upgrade your stock coil, or want to compliment the performance of your MSD Blaster Ignition, MSD 5, 6 or 7, the Blaster Coil line is the right...
      Performance upgrade for canister style coilsHigh voltage and energy output
      $51.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803915652
      American Motors Spirit 1979, Double Platinum Spark Plugs by Autolite®. Thanks to their platinum-to-platinum firing, these spark plugs virtually eliminate gap erosion, reduce misfires, and provide improved durability and prolonged...
      Ensure improved durabilityProvide accurate firing for DIS engines
      $5.78
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1496601208
      American Motors Spirit 5.0L USA Manufactured 1979, 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...
      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
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803878395
      American Motors Spirit 5.0L 1979, PlasmaCore™ Inconel Electrode Pulse Nickel Spark Plugs by Pulstar®. With Resistor. Inconel-electrode Pulse Plugs. Designed specifically for most popular vehicles, PlasmaCore™ Inconel Electrode...
      Increased horsepowerBetter torque
      $14.95 - $119.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2286087
      American Motors Spirit 2.0L 1979, 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...
      Comes With Ballast ResistorEffective Up To 6500 RPM
      $69.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358720399
      American Motors Spirit 5.0L 1979 Flame-Thrower™ "Stock-Look" Spark Plug Wire by PerTronix®. Now you can get a "stock-look" spark plug wire, that performs! They have designed 7mm wires with the same core they use in 8mm wire. The only...
      Two current paths for reliability and redundancyPrimary path: Spiral wound stainless steel alloy
      $57.23
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4511860740
      American Motors Spirit 5.0L 1979 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...
      8.8 mm Graphite SuppressionSilicone Spark Plug Boots
      $79.46
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819610138
      American Motors Spirit 1979 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...
      Increases mileage 15%Direct OEM replacement, exceeds OEM specifications, OBD-II computer safe
      $77.43 - $129.20
    • (1 review)
      # 903533507
      American Motors Spirit 1979, 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...
      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)
      # 100737954
      American Motors Spirit 5.0L 1979 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...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $97.47 - $100.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826594364
      American Motors Spirit 1979, 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)
      # mpn1467521
      American Motors Spirit 5.0L USA Manufactured 1979, 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...
      Designed for street/performance use with a mechanical and vacuum advanceEasy-to-adjust mechanical advance with supplied springs and stop bushings
      $317.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358582801
      American Motors Spirit 5.0L 1979 Blue Max™ Wire Set by Moroso®. With this quality part backed by a great price, you can enjoy your vehicle so much more than you thought was possible. This Moroso part is specifically engineered to make...
      Designed to deliver premium qualityRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $86.30
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1083775492
      American Motors Spirit 2.0L 1979, 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,...
      Engineered for higher energy outputImproved throttle responce
      $36.74 - $42.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 960752698
      American Motors Spirit 1979 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...
      Kevlar Helically Spiral Wound CoreDurable Silicone Double Layer Jacket
      $27.80 - $38.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2270609
      American Motors Spirit C / E Engine VIN Character 1979 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...
      8 mm SpiralStainless Steel Spark Plug Terminals
      $59.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2276837
      American Motors Spirit 2.0L 1979, U-Groove™ Copper Spark Plugs by Accel®. With Resistor. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Accel features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for...
      Resistor. Blister PackU-Groove Ground Electrode
      $15.12
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4498087298
      American Motors Spirit 1979, 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)
      # mpn4498087284
      American Motors Spirit 1979, 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...
      High-Potential Semi-Surface discharge equals more powerDischarge at the point of richest mixture in 360° perimeter
      $13.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4498087290
      American Motors Spirit 2.0L / 3.8L / 4.2L 1979, Premium Racing Nickel Multi-Spark Plug by Brisk®. Brisk Multi-Spark Spark Plugs are designed to deliver 3 simultaneous sparks without any modifications to your ignition system. This unique...
      Multi-Spark plug increases engine power - 3X's the sparkPatented auxiliary electrode design, no gapping or indexing
      $13.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4498087283
      American Motors Spirit 1979, 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)
      # mpn2272653
      American Motors Spirit 5.0L 1979 300+™ Spark Plug Race Wire Set by Accel®. With Male Tower Or Point Style Distributor Cap. These Accel 300+ wire sets are custom tailored for race engines and their builders. The oversize 8.8mm wire is...
      150 Ohms/ft. Of Resistance600 F Rated Silicone Jacket
      $105.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906162817
      American Motors Spirit 1979 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
      $89.79 - $94.11
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906187104
      American Motors Spirit 1979 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
      $20.37 - $32.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4511863336
      American Motors Spirit 2.0L 1979 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
      $10.22
    • (0 reviews)
      # 137003603
      American Motors Spirit 1979 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...
      7mm and 8mm, 550°F-ratedStreet-driven applications
      +4
      $41.09 - $60.56
    • (0 reviews)
      # 960857685
      American Motors Spirit 1979 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...
      Available For Street Or Track ApplicationsHigh Temperature and Oil Resistant Wire Insulation
      $28.41 - $36.36
    • (0 reviews)
      # 127215849
      American Motors Spirit 1979 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...
      Available For Street Or Track ApplicationsSpiro-Wound With Stainless Steel Wire
      +1
      $40.67 - $73.62
    • (0 reviews)
      # 127215856
      American Motors Spirit 5.0L 1979 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...
      8mm silicone wire100% Silicone boots w/SS dual-spring connectors
      $96.34 - $215.26
    • (0 reviews)
      # 127215862
      American Motors Spirit 1979 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...
      Exclusive copper/nickel alloy bonded by a conductive acrylic coverFerrite spiral-wound core provides low resistance for optimum RFI and RMI suppression
      +2
      $43.75 - $71.42
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2286122
      American Motors Spirit 2.0L 1979, 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...
      For Heavy Duty And Off Road UseCanister Style Coil
      $60.73
    • (0 reviews)
      # 904809227
      American Motors Spirit 2.0L 1979, 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...
      Effective To 6500 RPM
      $28.34 - $32.54
    • (1 review)
      # 826463430
      American Motors Spirit 1979, 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....
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      +1
      $55.61 - $60.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826430557
      American Motors Spirit 1979, 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $124.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4253999690
      American Motors Spirit 2.0L With Bosch 231176057 Distributor 1979, 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...
      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
      $134.61
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4254003468
      American Motors Spirit 5.0L 1979, Ignitor II™ Ignition Module by PerTronix®. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to come. Designed using state-of-the-art technology and with customers in mind. It will...
      Digital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller packageInnovative technology for superior operation and rugged dependability under harsh conditions
      $134.84
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358720356
      American Motors Spirit 2.0L With Bosch 231176057 Distributor 1979, Ignitor™ Electronic Ignition by PerTronix®. For over forty years, the Ignitor has proven itself in applications ranging from race cars to tractors. The Ignitor...
      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
      $93.85
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358492963
      American Motors Spirit 5.0L 1979, HEI Street And Strip 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...
      Carefully designed to improve the performance of your vehicleCrafted from first-rate materials
      $263.34
    • (0 reviews)
      # 898394858
      American Motors Spirit 1979, 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
      $89.26 - $91.16
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4487680847
      American Motors Spirit 5.0L With AMC Engine 1979, 2 EFI Ignition Control Kit by Edelbrock®. Now you can get the ultimate control of your engine when using the expanded ignition timing control feature of E-Street 2 EFI. This new feature...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $364.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1086363696
      American Motors Spirit 5.0L 1979, Distributor Drive Gear 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...
      Increased outer hardened layer thickness (RC 55-60)Micro polished surface for smooth contact
      $59.96 - $63.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2111564
      American Motors Spirit 5.0L 1979, Distributor Cap by Taylor Cable®. Periodic replacement of your distributor cap and rotor will keep your car running at peak efficiency. They should both be replaced at the same time.
      Made from alkyd moldingSuperior protection from cross firing and arcing
      $16.78
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2112197
      American Motors Spirit 5.0L 1979, Distributor Cap and Rotor by Taylor Cable®. Periodic replacement of your distributor cap and rotor will keep your car running at peak efficiency. Here’s a matched set of distributor cap and rotor....
      Made from alkyd moldingSuperior protection from cross-firing and arcing
      $21.81
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2112214
      American Motors Spirit 5.0L 1979, Distributor Rotor by Taylor Cable®. Periodic replacement of your distributor rotor will keep your car running at peak efficiency. Deteriorated distributor rotors can cause misfires by allowing the spark...
      Made from alkyd moldingSuperior protection from cross firing and arcing
      $11.36
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4253999110
      American Motors Spirit 2.0L With Bosch 231176057 Distributor 1979, Ignitor III™ Adaptive Dwell Control Solid-State Multiple Spark by PerTronix®. With Digital Rev Limiter. Ignitor III ignition module is designed for the serious...
      Multiple sparks thru the entire RPM rangeIntegrated digital REV limiter with LED feedback for precise RPM setting
      $159.57
    • (0 reviews)
      # 954631335
      American Motors Spirit 1979, OE Specialty Nickel Spark Plug by Bosch®. Replace your worn out spark plugs with Bosch spark plugs and experience miles of worry-free driving. OE Specialty Spark Plugs ensure safe and reliable performance,...
      Designed to meet or exceed OE specificationsMatch the fit, form, and function of the OE design
      $1.26 - $1.83
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4517138348
      American Motors Spirit 2.0L / 3.8L / 4.2L 1979, Professional™ Conventional Nickel Spark Plug by ACDelco®. With coverage for most older vehicles on the road today and robust long-life design, ACDelco Professional Conventional Spark...
      Has a copper-core center electrode that helps provide improved heat transfer to the tip, giving you the reliability you’re looking for while improving its resistance to low-speed carbon foulingPrecisely engineered and manufactured to provide everyday reliability and efficient performance
      $2.04
    • (0 reviews)
      # 708160666
      American Motors Spirit 1979, Copper Plus Spark Plug by Champion®. As the leaders in precious metal technologies as well as F.I.S.S resistor technology and MLR™ technology, Champion spark plugs provide enhanced ignition and longer life.
      Copper Plus - Dependable Performance.Copper core center electrode allows for accurate control of heat range for longer life
      $1.50 - $1.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn3740039377
      American Motors Spirit 1979, Double Platinum Spark Plug by Champion®. With platinum fine wire welded onto the nickel alloy center electrode and a platinum pad welded to the ground electrode, these products provide long-lasting service...
      Double Platinum Power - Premium Spark Plug. More Powerful Performance.Platinum center and ground electrode for greater wear resistance
      $4.66
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4476749961
      American Motors Spirit 1979, Platinum Power™ Spark Plug by Champion®. With a platinum tip welded to a nickel alloy center electrode, these spark plugs provide superior wear characteristics. Combining a thin-wire center electrode with...
      Platinum Power- Premium Spark Plug. Powerful Performance.Platinum center electrode for long life
      $2.18
    • (0 reviews)
      # 99003196
      American Motors Spirit 1979, Pro Series™ Spark Plug Wire Set by Standard®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Standard features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle...
      The design of this set strictly follows the original specifications set by OEManufactured using OE-Style spark plug and distributor boots
      $7.12 - $11.07
    • (0 reviews)
      # 207420842
      American Motors Spirit 1979, Spark Plug Wire Set by Standard®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Standard features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle,...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $6.14 - $13.09
    • (1 review)
      # 95330645
      American Motors Spirit with Coil Package 1979, Ignition Coil by Spectra Premium®. Spectra Premium ignition coils are designed and produced under a strict TS16949 quality control process. At CARiD you can get this superior replacement...
      All ignition coils are durability tested at 100 cycles of thermal shock (-50 to 300° F), to ensure reliability from extreme vibration24 hours salt spray test ensures sensors provide high corrosion resistance
      $7.69 - $8.30
    • (0 reviews)
      # 104144684
      American Motors Spirit with 12 Volt System 1979, Blue Streak™ Ignition Coil by Standard®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Standard features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for...
      Standard® Blue Streak DIS ignition coils use pure copper windings in both bobbins to improve durability and provide higher resistance to internal shorts and dielectric breakdown. Standard® Blue Streak coils can run hotter without breaking down.A full E-Lam core of silicon steel and solid brass high voltage terminals protects against corrosion. Standard® Blue Streak DIS coils are built for maximum output voltage.
      $19.47 - $28.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4252456058
      American Motors Spirit 2.0L with 14 Volt System 1979, Ignition Coil by Standard®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Standard features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your...
      A full E-Lam core of silicon steel and solid brass high voltage terminals protects against corrosion. Standard coil is built for maximum output voltage.Standard coil is low resistance and improved turns ratio produces a powerful spark for improved performance
      $22.06
    • (0 reviews)
      # 328801270
      American Motors Spirit with 12 Volt System 1979, Tru-Tech™ Ignition Coil by Standard®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Standard features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for...
      High efficiency laminations optimize magnetic field build-up to produce high spark energy and reliable performance.Standard® T-Series DIS ignition coil terminals are steel or aluminum, as indicated by OE.
      $9.29 - $9.44
    • (0 reviews)
      # 650527408
      American Motors Spirit 1979, Remanufactured Electronic Ignition Distributor by A1 Cardone®. Without Coil Wire, Distributor Cap, Ignition Rotor, Electronic Module, Integrated Ignition Coil. Automated test equipment verifies signal...
      50-state emissions street legalThe finest quality at a great price
      $30.39 - $36.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn227603
      American Motors Spirit 2.0L with Standard Ignition with Bosch Distributor 1979, Remanufactured Ignition Distributor by A1 Cardone®. Without Coil Wire, Distributor Cap, Ignition Rotor, Electronic Module, Integrated Ignition Coil....
      50-state emissions street legalThe finest quality at a great price
      $68.32
    • (0 reviews)
      # 650432472
      American Motors Spirit 1979, Electronic Ignition Distributor by Cardone Select®. Cardone Select Engineered (CSE) Technology ensures that all distributors meet or exceed O.E. form, fit and function. The only NEW distributor in the...
      50-state emissions street legalThe finest quality at a great price
      $33.11 - $53.18
    • (0 reviews)
      # 95330642
      American Motors Spirit 1979, Ignition Distributor by Spectra Premium®. Spectra Premium all new Distributors deliver powerful consistent OE spark for maximum combustion efficiency, accurate timing, and rock solid high-rpm performance.
      Includes NEW OE style cap and NEW rotor100% endurance & life cycle tested to ensure they meet OEM specifications for fit, form and performance
      $63.63 - $188.14




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