1979 Ford Mustang Performance Ignition Systems

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    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2831865717
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 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
    • (4 reviews)
      # 803891802
      Ford Mustang 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 provides...
      Increased horsepowerBetter torque
      $14.95 - $119.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1589832184
      Ford Mustang 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 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...
      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
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2286087
      Ford Mustang 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 10-15 percent...
      Comes With Ballast ResistorEffective Up To 6500 RPM
      $69.95
    • (2 reviews)
      # 826510344
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 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...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $325.19 - $328.20
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1897869632
      Ford Mustang 5.0L With Ford Big 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 and...
      Plug and Play with Holley EFIIncludes both crank and cam sensors to support sequential EFI operation
      $442.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 960769647
      Ford Mustang 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 street application....
      8000, 8800, & 8900 Series, 550°F-rated8.8mm yellow high temperature silicone jacket
      $81.45 - $88.70
    • (2 reviews)
      # 803917407
      Ford Mustang 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)
      # 86805000
      Ford Mustang 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
      $91.03 - $98.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4494108945
      Ford Mustang 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 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...
      Provides effective power supply to each spark plugDesigned to strict quality standards
      $98.91
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803923923
      Ford Mustang Base / Ghia 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...
      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)
      # 826460861
      Ford Mustang Base / Ghia 5.0L 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...
      Limited 1 year mechanicalDigital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller package
      $287.93 - $307.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1083773460
      Ford Mustang 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, where a...
      Engineered for higher energy outputImproved throttle responce
      $36.74 - $42.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826452493
      Ford Mustang 1979, 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 vehicle and lifestyle, it is...
      CNC machined billet aluminum housing and Dupont Rynite baseEasy-to-adjust mechanical advance is mounted on top of the shaft
      $301.95 - $364.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 960753685
      Ford Mustang 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...
      Low-resistance Kevlar helically spiral wound core conductor500 ohms resistance for EMI and RFI suppression
      $25.09 - $43.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2831865673
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 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)
      # mpn4483770248
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $340.98
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1682283
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 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)
      # mpn4511855816
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 1979, 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 lifestyle, it is...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $15.64
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2270622
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 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)
      # mpn4498086871
      Ford Mustang 2.3L / 2.8L 1979, Iridium Yttrium Performance Spark Plug by Brisk®. Iridium Yttrium Performance Spark Plug are the best solution for high performance and racing engines. Iridium Yttrium Spark Plugs provide many unique and...
      Iridium is 6X harder & 8X stronger than platinumLong lasting OEM performance replacement
      $10.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4498087311
      Ford Mustang 2.3L / 2.8L 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)
      # 876476652
      Ford Mustang 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 and...
      High-Potential Semi-Surface discharge equals more powerDischarge at the point of richest mixture in 360° perimeter
      $13.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4498087286
      Ford Mustang 2.3L / 2.8L 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)
      # 803908737
      Ford Mustang 1979, Copper Spark Plug by Autolite®. With Resistor. These spark plugs by Autolite are specially designed and manufactured to ensure quick starts, dependable performance, and smooth acceleration. The products are made of...
      Copper-glass seal bonds insulator, terminal post center electrode together; assures full required voltage at spark gap; gas-tight seal (100% leak proof)Multi-rib insulator reduces danger of "flash-over"
      $1.64
    • (0 reviews)
      # 959890957
      Ford Mustang 1979, Platinum Spark Plugs by Autolite®. Provides a center wire platinum firing tip. Benefits include: reduced gap erosion, fewer misfires, better performance and more durability. Guaranteed for 4 years.
      High nickel alloy side electrode maintains precise gapFull platinum tip assures virtually no gap erosion
      $3.01 - $6.06
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906211039
      Ford Mustang 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 appearance...
      8mm, 450°F-ratedPro-street applications
      $79.86 - $89.79
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4511860647
      Ford Mustang 2.3L 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
      $14.64
    • (0 reviews)
      # 209775237
      Ford Mustang 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...
      Carbon impregnated fiberglass coreFiberglass braid for added strength
      $28.95 - $39.68
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89580215
      Ford Mustang 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...
      7mm and 8mm, 550°F-ratedStreet-driven applications
      +4
      $41.09 - $60.56
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4511861225
      Ford Mustang 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1979 Mallory™ Ignition Pro Wire Set by MSD®. Burning spark plug boots in high heat applications is a thing of the past with Mallory’s high temp ceramic boot spark plug wires. The...
      8mm red silicon jacket withstands temperatures up to 550°FAvailable for popular Ford, Chevy and Chrysler applications
      $59.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819676127
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 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)
      # 960792663
      Ford Mustang 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 with...
      Available For Street Or Track ApplicationsHigh Temperature and Oil Resistant Wire Insulation
      $25.63 - $39.71
    • (0 reviews)
      # 127245081
      Ford Mustang 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 jacketing and...
      8mm outer insulationSpiro-Pro wire with conductive spiral-wound core
      +2
      $42.18 - $73.62
    • (0 reviews)
      # 127245088
      Ford Mustang 5.0L With Dura-Spark Ignition 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...
      8mm silicone wire100% Silicone boots w/SS dual-spring connectors
      $100.18 - $215.26
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87796158
      Ford Mustang 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
      $48.75 - $73.74
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2286122
      Ford Mustang 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 response and top...
      For Heavy Duty And Off Road UseCanister Style Coil
      $60.73
    • (0 reviews)
      # 904796237
      Ford Mustang 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...
      Effective To 6500 RPM
      $28.34 - $32.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # 904813279
      Ford Mustang 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 old...
      Carefully engineered to increase spark energyPainstakingly designed for ultra high efficiency
      $24.48 - $117.29
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1422736076
      Ford Mustang 1979, Ignition Coil by Proform®. High-Performance. Sold Each. If you are looking to enhance your vehicle's performance, then this top-notch product is definitely what you need. Manufactured from premium quality materials...
      Carefully designed to improve the performance of your vehicleCrafted from first-rate materials
      $32.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826610567
      Ford Mustang 1979, HEI Distributor by TSP®. With Coil.
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      +1
      $51.83 - $105.18
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826608477
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $105.18
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826556802
      Ford Mustang 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)
      # 826454203
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826476725
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2111547
      Ford Mustang 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 Mustang 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, more...
      Performs misfire-free up to 6500 RPMPrecision CNC Machined A354 T-6 cast alloy housing for maximum accuracy
      $212.49
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1593900738
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 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)
      # 826497752
      Ford Mustang Base / Ghia 2.3L With 45D Style Distributor 1979, Custom Flame-Thrower™ "Stock-Look" Distributor by PerTronix®.
      All new lightweight cast aluminum housingHigh dielectric strength cap and rotor with brass contacts
      $202.98 - $248.07
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826597218
      Ford Mustang 2.3L With 45D Style Distributor 1979, Flame-Thrower™ "Stock-Look" Distributor by PerTronix®. Flame-Thrower "Stock-Look" distributors are loaded with features that you would expect from a high performance part, yet...
      All new lightweight cast aluminum housingHigh dielectric strength cap and rotor with brass contacts
      $227.44 - $262.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826492904
      Ford Mustang 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 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...
      All new lightweight cast aluminum housingHigh dielectric strength cap and rotor with brass contacts
      $214.64 - $250.08
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4254006280
      Ford Mustang 5.0L With PerTronix Flame-Thrower Distributor With Ford Small Block Engine 1979, Ignitor III™ Module Kit by PerTronix®. Parts and accessories for Flame-Thrower Billet Distributors offer unmatched quality and accommodate...
      Digital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller packageInnovative technology for superior operation and rugged dependability under harsh conditions
      $151.27
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826538542
      Ford Mustang 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 level and use a powerful micro controller to...
      Adaptive dwell maintains peak energy throughout the entire RPM range, reducing misfires while improving engine performanceDevelops on average 4 times more available energy between 3000 and 5000 RPM, and 2 times more available plug voltage
      $158.34 - $160.08
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826538642
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 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
      $123.18 - $134.84
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826411569
      Ford Mustang 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 replaces breaker points and troublesome factory...
      Delivers twice the voltage to the spark plugs, increasing horsepower, fuel economy, and spark plug life2:1 improvement over "points" in current fall time for increased coil output
      $115.86 - $119.82
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4268627817
      Ford Mustang 5.0L With PerTronix Flame-Thrower Distributor / With Stock-Look Distributor With Ford Small Block Engine 1979, Ignitor™ Module for Stock-Look Distributor by PerTronix®. This product is made of high-quality materials to...
      Digital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller packageInnovative technology for superior operation and rugged dependability under harsh conditions
      $103.81
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4254008961
      Ford Mustang 2.3L With FoMoCo 311185 industrial engine Distributors 1979, Industrial Ignitor™ Electronic Ignition Kit by PerTronix®. For over forty years, the Ignitor has proven itself in applications ranging from race cars to...
      Delivers twice the voltage to the spark plugs, increasing horsepower, fuel economy, and spark plug life2:1 improvement over "points" in current fall time for increased coil output
      $126.04
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1753047443
      Ford Mustang 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 Mustang 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 plug....
      Knob Provides Precise Timing SettingEasy installation
      $122.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1589831592
      Ford Mustang 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 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...
      The most accurate and advanced distributor for racingApproved for use in NASCAR competition
      $766.53




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