1979 Ford LTD Performance Ignition Systems

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    • (0 reviews)
      # 826491323
      Ford LTD / LTD II 1979, 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
    • (1 review)
      # 803904912
      Ford LTD / LTD II 1979, 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)
      # 717887533
      Ford LTD / LTD II 1979, Ignition Kit by Fast®. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to come. Designed using state-of-the-art technology and with customers in mind. It will meet your needs and deliver...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $657.88 - $686.10
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826518933
      Ford LTD 1979, 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 FAST™...
      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)
      # 688238395
      Ford LTD 1979, 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 percent...
      Comes With Ballast ResistorEffective Up To 6500 RPM
      $69.95
    • (2 reviews)
      # 826448880
      Ford LTD 1979, 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 through...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $325.19 - $328.20
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1897869633
      Ford LTD / LTD II 5.8L With Ford Small Block Engine 1979, Dual Sync Distributor by Holley®. Holley EFI distributors are designed to plug and play with Holley EFI systems. The design includes dual Hall Effect sensors for the crankshaft...
      Plug and Play with Holley EFIIncludes both crank and cam sensors to support sequential EFI operation
      $442.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2268061
      Ford LTD / LTD II 1979 Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. With Male Tower Distributor Cap. These Accel 8.8mm wires feature a carbon/graphite core that virtually eliminate RFI noise while providing maximum conductivity for ultimate...
      500 Ohms/ft. Of Resistance550 F Rated Silicone Jacket
      $88.70
    • (0 reviews)
      # 903523467
      Ford LTD 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 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)
      # 819531018
      Ford LTD 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 lifestyle, it is...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $96.40 - $102.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826373627
      Ford LTD / LTD II 1979, HEI Distributor by Speed FX®. With Ignition Control Module, Magnetic Trigger, Vacuum Advance, Chromoly Steel Gear, Polished Billet Aluminum Shaft, With HEI/Male Posts. Designed with expert craftsmanship this...
      Provides effective power supply to each spark plugDesigned to strict quality standards
      $98.91 - $141.05
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803930666
      Ford LTD / LTD II 5.0L 1979, 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)
      # 826497073
      Ford LTD / LTD II 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 advanced...
      Limited 1 year mechanicalDigital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller package
      $272.40 - $307.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 904809269
      Ford LTD 1979, 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)
      # 826590468
      Ford LTD / LTD II 1979, Pro-Billet™ Distributor by MSD®. MSD engineers fit all of their high performance distributor experience into a special compact housing designed to be less obtrusive for Ford engines. The diameter of the special...
      Billet housing is 5/8” smaller in diameter than stock Ford distributorsMust be used with an MSD Ignition Control
      $285.95 - $347.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87795738
      Ford LTD 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 your street car.
      Low-resistance Kevlar helically spiral wound core conductor500 ohms resistance for EMI and RFI suppression
      $40.47 - $43.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2270608
      Ford LTD II 5.8L 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 good price. Silicone boots with...
      8 mm SpiralStainless Steel Spark Plug Terminals
      $63.81
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826434257
      Ford LTD / LTD II 1979, 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)
      # 826385565
      Ford LTD 1979, 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 ignition...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $340.98
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826518405
      Ford LTD / LTD II 1979, Powerfire™ Distributor by Professional Products®. Designed with expert craftsmanship this first-rate distributor provides effective power supply to each individual spark plug. Made from first-rate materials to...
      Precision Made DistributorKnob Provides Precise Timing Setting
      $150.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803907342
      Ford LTD / LTD II 1979, 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)
      # 803895918
      Ford LTD / LTD II 1979, Copper Spark Plug by Autolite®. With Resistor. Modified. OE Style. These spark plugs by Autolite are specially designed and manufactured to ensure quick starts, dependable performance, and smooth acceleration....
      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)
      # 898241203
      Ford LTD / LTD II 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 glide-spark...
      High-Potential Semi-Surface discharge equals more powerDischarge at the point of richest mixture in 360° perimeter
      $13.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2272653
      Ford LTD II 5.8L 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 rated for...
      150 Ohms/ft. Of Resistance600 F Rated Silicone Jacket
      $105.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1588771648
      Ford LTD / LTD II 1979 Armor Shield Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. With Male Tower Distributor Cap. Accel Armor Shield wires feature a metallic braided wire that delivers maximum spark energy while providing a Pro Street look. Armor...
      8mm, 450°F-ratedPro-street applications
      $86.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # 960783632
      Ford LTD 5.8L 1979 Endurance Plus™ Wire Set by Accel®. Endurance Plus quality ignition wire sets are ready to install for most popular engine applications. Get these top-notch spark plug wires to achieve maximum performance out of...
      Quality retail aftermarket wire setsMaximum voltage and starting power
      $18.37 - $28.63
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906265970
      Ford LTD 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 provide exact...
      Carbon impregnated fiberglass coreFiberglass braid for added strength
      $39.68 - $41.07
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89578618
      Ford LTD 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 with zinc-plated...
      7mm and 8mm, 550°F-ratedStreet-driven applications
      +1
      $41.09 - $60.56
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819665823
      Ford LTD / LTD II 1979 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
      $41.74 - $48.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906111863
      Ford LTD 1979 409 Pro Race™ Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. Taylor’s biggest ignition wire is custom sets designed to fit muscle cars, performance cars, sports, compacts and truck applications. The .409-inch/10.4mm diameter wire...
      Double spring locking terminal100% pure silicone 10.4 mm outer jacket
      $129.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87795749
      Ford LTD II 5.8L 1979 ThunderVolt 5™ Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. DYNO-Tested and Track Proven to provide 5 HP and 7 lbs. torque more than the competition, ThunderVolt 50 ignition wires provide the ultimate in spark energy....
      10.4mm diameter40 Ohms/ft.
      $145.14
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87795745
      Ford LTD II 5.8L 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 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
      $69.23 - $71.42
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906209131
      Ford LTD / LTD II With Ford Small Block Engine 1979 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)
      # mpn2286122
      Ford LTD / LTD II Base / Landau 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)
      # 904795409
      Ford LTD 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 power. Works with...
      Effective To 6500 RPM
      $28.34 - $32.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # 904806212
      Ford LTD / LTD II With 2-Valve Engine 1979, 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...
      Carefully engineered to increase spark energyPainstakingly designed for ultra high efficiency
      $24.48 - $117.27
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4494109225
      Ford LTD II Modified Engine With Ford Big Block 385 Series Engine 1979, Ready-to-Run Marine Distributor by MSD®. MSD’s Ready-to-Run Marine Distributors are the perfect upgrade for boats that are relying on worn-out breaker points or...
      Black anodized for great looks and corrosion resistanceOnly three wires to connect for a simple installation
      $440.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826437987
      Ford LTD 1979, HEI Distributor by TSP®. With Coil.
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      +2
      $51.22 - $87.80
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826505888
      Ford LTD 1979, Pro Series Pro-Billet™ Distributor by TSP®. W/O Coil. TSP's Pro Series Pro Billet Distributor is for the racer who needs added spark and precision for their high performance power plant. It features a high quality,...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $105.18 - $109.76
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826541165
      Ford LTD 1979, Pro Series™ Ready To Run Distributor by TSP®. W/O Coil.
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $119.21 - $124.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826375170
      Ford LTD 1979, Pro-Billet™ Distributor by TSP®. W/O Coil. TSP's Pro Billet distributor is designed to get the job done. They say there is beauty in simplicity - well, this small-cap distributor has it in spades. Lacking the bells and...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35 - $54.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826482605
      Ford LTD 1979, Ready To Run Distributor by TSP®. W/O Coil. TSP's Ready to Run distributor is designed for easy installation. With the included ignition module, all you'll need to complete your set-up is a coil. Using simple design...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35 - $54.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2111547
      Ford LTD / LTD II 5.0L 1979, HEI Blueprint Distributor by Taylor Cable®. Don’t build up a modified engine with a stock distributor, especially a used part of indeterminate lineage. Instead, install a blueprinted HEI distributor from...
      Performs misfire-free up to 7500 rpmPrecision CNC machined A354 T-6 cast alloy housing for maximum accuracy
      $295.40
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2111543
      Ford LTD / LTD II 5.0L 1979, HEI Performance Replacement Distributor by Taylor Cable®. Don’t put an old distributor into a new engine. Replace your old, worn-out distributor with a new Taylor unit: you’ll have a smoother-running,...
      Performs misfire-free up to 6500 RPMPrecision CNC Machined A354 T-6 cast alloy housing for maximum accuracy
      $212.49
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1593900738
      Ford LTD / LTD II With Ford Small Block Engine 1979, Vertex Distributor by Taylor Cable®. Ready to Run. This products is an OEM and Performance company that was built on its founding heritage supported by a tradition of Legendary...
      Housing Is Potted w/ A Premium Grade Epoxy EncasePrimary And Secondary Winding
      $355.15
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826493598
      Ford LTD 1979, Flame-Thrower™ "Stock-Look" Distributor Standart by PerTronix®. With Motorcraft Style. Flame-Thrower "Stock-Look" distributors are loaded with features that you would expect from a high performance part, yet maintain...
      All new lightweight cast aluminum housingHigh dielectric strength cap and rotor with brass contacts
      $214.64 - $261.07
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826538477
      Ford LTD With PerTronix Flame-Thrower Distributor 1979, Ignitor III™ Module Kit by PerTronix®. Parts and accessories for Flame-Thrower Billet Distributors offer unmatched quality and accommodate the performance levels your distributor...
      Digital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller packageInnovative technology for superior operation and rugged dependability under harsh conditions
      $151.27
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358720531
      Ford LTD / LTD II With FoMoCo Distributor / With Motorcraft 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...
      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
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826373012
      Ford LTD 1979, 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)
      # mpn358720693
      Ford LTD / LTD II With FoMoCo Distributor / With Motorcraft 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...
      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
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826506930
      Ford LTD / LTD II 1979, Pro Race™ Circle Track Distributor by Fast®. When it comes to high end circle track racing where engines demand the most accuratetiming and reliable trigger signals, FAST™ Pro Race Distributors are the only...
      The most accurate and advanced distributor for racingApproved for use in NASCAR competition
      $766.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2367668268
      Ford LTD / LTD II 5.8L Windsor Engine 1979, HEI Street And Strip Distributor Standart by Proform®. Built-In Coil. If you are looking to enhance your vehicle's performance, then this top-notch product is definitely what you need....
      Carefully designed to improve the performance of your vehicleCrafted from first-rate materials
      $155.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1753047443
      Ford LTD / LTD II 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1979, Distributor by Professional Products®. Designed with expert craftsmanship this first-rate distributor provides effective power supply to each individual spark plug. Made from...
      Knob Provides Precise Timing SettingEasy installation
      $122.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1753047444
      Ford LTD / LTD II 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1979, Powerfire II™ Distributor by Professional Products®. Designed with expert craftsmanship this first-rate distributor provides effective power supply to each individual spark...
      Knob Provides Precise Timing SettingEasy installation
      $122.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826495170
      Ford LTD With Ford Small Block Windsor Engine 1979, DUI Racing Distributor Standart by Performance Distributors®. The Racing DUI has a 30 day warranty from date of purchase. The Racing Ford DUI (Davis Unified Ignition) is a one-piece...
      One-Wire HookupTwice The Firepower Of A Magneto
      $456.74
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826518010
      Ford LTD / LTD II 1979, Distributor by Big End Performance®.
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $234.08 - $275.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 898268173
      Ford LTD 1979, Billet Racing Distributor by Racing Power Company®. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a fusion of a well-balanced design and high level of craftsmanship....
      One-of-a-kind style will help customize your autoWill deliver unparalleled levels of durability
      $79.00 - $88.42
    • (0 reviews)
      # 898279716
      Ford LTD / LTD II 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
      $78.32 - $99.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # 898338145
      Ford LTD / LTD II With Ford Small Block Engine 1979, Small Cap for Small Place Distributor by Racing Power Company®. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a fusion of a...
      Small Cap Design for better fitRequires an External Coil
      $82.93 - $102.02
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717904316
      Ford LTD / LTD II With Ford Small Block Windsor 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...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $359.95




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