1979 GMC P-Series Performance Ignition Systems

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      # mpn1588772758
      GMC P1500 / P3500 7.4L With HEI Distributor 1979 Extreme 9000™ Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. Accel Extreme 9000 Ceramic Boot Wires feature ultra high-temperature, double silicone, 8mm, 500 ohms/ft. Ferro-Spiral core wire developed...
      8 mm Ferro-Spiral Core WireCeramic Boots
      $121.95
    • (1 review)
      # 803907816
      GMC P-Series 1979, PlasmaCore™ Inconel Electrode Pulse Nickel Spark Plugs with Resistor by Pulstar®. Inconel-electrode Pulse Plugs. Designed specifically for most popular vehicles, PlasmaCore™ Inconel Electrode Pulse Plug provides...
      Increased horsepowerBetter torque
      $14.95 - $119.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826425635
      GMC P-Series 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...
      20 AWG, extreme-duty flexible-style wires for increased strength and durabilityRevised sensor placement and advanced plate sleeve designs create increased accuracy and reliability
      $374.79 - $433.46
    • (0 reviews)
      # 839646431
      GMC P-Series 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...
      10-15% More EnergyDirect Plug In Replacement Direct OE Fit
      $69.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826609082
      GMC P-Series With Chevy Big Block Engine / With Chevy Small Block Engine 1979, Race Billet Distributor by Fast®. The FAST™ Race Billet Distributors were designed to deliver the most accurate trigger signal possible throughout the...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $325.19 - $328.20
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358582776
      GMC P1500 / P2500 / P3500 / P4500 / P60 1979, HEI Ignition Pro Coil by Moroso®. With this quality part backed by a great price, you can enjoy your vehicle so much more than you thought was possible. This Moroso part is specifically...
      Designed to deliver premium qualityRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $60.32
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2870417102
      GMC P2500 / P3500 5.7L 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...
      8000, 8800, & 8900 Series, 550°F-rated8.8mm yellow high temperature silicone jacket
      $83.30
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803910930
      GMC P1500 / P2500 / P3500 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)
      # mpn1440494
      GMC P2500 / P3500 5.7L With MSD Distributor 1979 Super Conductor Wire Set Below Header/Exhaust Manifold by MSD®. The MSD 8.5mm Super Conductor Wire is "the" performance wire. Engineered from the inside out, the 8.5 offers everything you...
      Helically wound conductorSuppresses electro and radio noise
      $112.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 905527078
      GMC P-Series 1979, HEI Distributor with Small Cap by Speed FX®. With Ignition Control Module, Magnetic Trigger, Vacuum Advance, Chromoly Steel Gear, Polished Billet Aluminum Shaft, With HEI/Male Posts. Designed with expert craftsmanship...
      Provides effective power supply to each spark plugDesigned to strict quality standards
      $97.51
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826476679
      GMC P-Series 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
      $265.05 - $352.77
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2125821
      GMC P2500 / P3500 5.7L 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
      $30.66
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826528412
      GMC P-Series 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)
      # 803923782
      GMC P-Series 1979, Copper Spark Plug with Resistor by Autolite®. These spark plugs by Autolite are specially designed and manufactured to ensure quick starts, dependable performance, and smooth acceleration. The products are made of...
      Copper-glass seal bonds insulator, terminal post center electrode together; assures full required voltage at spark gap; gas-tight seal (100% leak proof)Multi-rib insulator reduces danger of "flash-over"
      $2.44 - $2.49
    • (0 reviews)
      # 876493012
      GMC P-Series 1979, Premium Racing LGS Spark Plug by Brisk®. Thread Size: 14 mm. Reach Size: 1/2" (12.7 mm). Hexagon Size: 5/8" (16 mm). Heat Range: 17. Brisk Premium LGS spark plug has been developed after two-year cooperation with...
      High-Potential Semi-Surface discharge equals more powerDischarge at the point of richest mixture in 360° perimeter
      $13.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906242951
      GMC P-Series 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
      $30.02 - $41.82
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2270595
      GMC P2500 / P3500 5.7L 1979 Super Stock™ Spark Plug Wire Set Over Valve Cover 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....
      7 mm And 8 mm High Gloss Silicone Jacket450 F Rated Silicone Jacket
      $40.01
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819668015
      GMC P2500 / P3500 5.7L 1979 409 Pro Race™ Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. Taylor’s biggest ignition wire is available in red or blue, in custom sets designed to fit muscle cars, performance cars, sports, compacts and truck applications....
      Available For Street Or Track ApplicationsContinuous Heat Protection Up To 600 deg. F
      $124.61 - $131.31
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87801015
      GMC P-Series 1979 High Energy™ Wire Set (2-ESD) 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
      $31.33 - $37.61
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87801018
      GMC P-Series 1979 Spiro-Pro™ 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 silicone...
      Available For Street Or Track ApplicationsSpiro-Wound With Stainless Steel Wire
      $73.62 - $82.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906160721
      GMC P-Series 1979 Spiro-Pro™ Wire Set (2-ESD) 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...
      Available For Street Or Track ApplicationsSpiro-Wound With Stainless Steel Wire
      $63.91 - $66.26
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819576133
      GMC P2500 / P3500 5.7L With Small Block Engine 1979 Street Thunder™ Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. This products is an OEM and Performance company that was built on its founding heritage supported by a tradition of Legendary Quality....
      Kevlar Helically Spiral Wound CoreDurable Silicone Double Layer Jacket
      $36.39 - $43.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87801025
      GMC P2500 / P3500 5.7L With HEI Distributor 1979 Street™ 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
      $88.24 - $194.85
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826388373
      GMC P-Series 1979, Flame-Thrower™ HEI Race Distributor by PerTronix®. Race HEI distributors feature an electronic module and 50,000 volt coil combination that optimizes spark energy and peak current to the spark plug in the 6000 to...
      New lightweight aluminum alloy housingHigh dielectric strength cap with brass terminals and low resistance coil brush
      $293.01
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826432101
      GMC P-Series 1979, Flame-Thrower™ Magnetic Trigger Billet Distributor by PerTronix®. Magnetic trigger billet distributors are built using the same great platform they use for plug n' play series distributor. These feature rich...
      Precision magnetic pickup coil and reluctor offer extremely accurate signaling at low and high RPMSpecially engineered reluctor made from lightweight FC-0208 alloy offers superior dimensional stability for symmetrical spark separation
      $244.73 - $339.13
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826394721
      GMC P-Series With Prestolite IBM-7011, C, D Distributor 1979, Ignitor by PerTronix®. For over forty years, the Ignitor has proven itself in applications ranging from race cars to tractors. The Ignitor replaces breaker points and...
      Delivers twice the voltage to the spark plugs, increasing horsepower, fuel economy, and spark plug life2:1 improvement over "points" in current fall time for increased coil output
      $91.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn753352113
      GMC P2500 / P3500 5.7L With Chevy Small Block Engine 1979, Pro Series™ HEI Ready To Run Distributor by BTP®. BTP Pro Series Ready to Run distributors were built for you "Weekend Warriors", whether your cruising or headed to the track....
      Designed to make your ignition system operate at its peakMade from superior materials
      $186.90
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826574447
      GMC P-Series 1979, HEI Distributor with Coil by TSP®. TSP's HEI Distributor has everything you need, all under one cap. With a high-quality aluminum housing and hardened steel dual bushing construction, it is built to last. It features...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $55.61 - $73.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826538793
      GMC P-Series 1979, Pro Series Pro-Billet™ Distributor by TSP®. TSP's Pro Series Pro Billet Distributor is for the racer who needs added spark and precision for their high performance power plant. It features a high quality, fully...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $105.18 - $109.76
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826406645
      GMC P-Series 1979, Pro Series™ Ready To Run Distributor by TSP®.
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $119.21 - $124.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826376814
      GMC P-Series 1979, Pro-Billet™ Distributor without Coil by TSP®. TSP's Pro Billet distributor is designed to get the job done. They say there is beauty in simplicity - well, this small-cap distributor has it in spades. Lacking the...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826444425
      GMC P-Series 1979, Ready To Run Distributor without Coil by TSP®. TSP's Ready to Run distributor is designed for easy installation. With the included ignition module, all you'll need to complete your set-up is a coil. Using simple...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826601280
      GMC P-Series 1979, Street Ignition Kit by TSP®. TSP's Street Ignition Kit delivers high quality ignition components, all in one retail-friendly display box. It includes Pro Series Pro Billet distributor, 50,000 volt E-Core ignition...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $275.12
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826577506
      GMC P-Series With Chevy Big Block Engine / With Chevy 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...
      The most accurate and advanced distributor for racingApproved for use in NASCAR competition
      $766.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4487680655
      GMC P2500 / P3500 5.7L With Pontiac Engine 1979, E-Street™ 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
      $334.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 905032492
      GMC P-Series With HEI Stock Distributor 1979, GM Module by PerTronix®. Performance ignition modules are direct replacements for popular GM and Ford electronic distributors. These modules provide enhanced high RPM performance and when...
      Intended for street / strip applications67% more energy with a 45% faster spark breakdown over stock HEI distributors
      $59.25
    • (0 reviews)
      # 905025476
      GMC P-Series With HEI Stock Distributor 1979, GM Race Module by PerTronix®. Performance ignition modules are direct replacements for popular GM and Ford electronic distributors. These modules provide enhanced high RPM performance and...
      Designed for racing applicationsOptimized for 6000 to 8500 RPM range
      $75.74
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2367668250
      GMC P1500 / P2500 / P3500 / P4500 1979, 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...
      $23.38
    • (0 reviews)
      # 904814194
      GMC P-Series 1979, 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 and performance of...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $21.38 - $42.82
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4483770053
      GMC P2500 / P3500 5.7L With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1979, Ignition Coil by TSP®.
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $22.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826562959
      GMC P-Series 1979, Distributor Cap and Rotor Kit Front by Accel®. Accel cap and rotor kits offer superior protection from "arc-thru" and crossfire. Features 60k V-rated alkyd compound, stress-relieved at molding to ensure stability....
      Accel's precision-ground, highly polished compression and injection molding equipment for superior qualityHigh performance 60kV-rated tan alkyd molding compound (mineral filled polyester for late model Ford and GM parts) for superior protection from "arc-thru" and crossfire
      $25.94 - $33.52
    • (0 reviews)
      # 905716013
      GMC P-Series With HEI Stock Distributor 1979, Flame-Thrower™ HEI Distributor Cap and Rotor Kit by PerTronix®. The cap and rotor kits include nylon rotor hold-down screws. Flame-Thrower dust covers provide a larger air gap around the...
      Digital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller packageInnovative technology for superior operation and rugged dependability under harsh conditions
      $33.33 - $39.06
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826423380
      GMC P-Series 1979, Distributor Hold-Down Clamp by TSP®. When dressing up your engine, be sure not to miss a single detail. After installing a high-performance TSP distributor, hold it down with a color-matched billet aluminum clamp.
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      +1
      $4.57
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826552402
      GMC P-Series 1979, HEI Central Distributor with Pigtail by TSP®. 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $57.80
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358582775
      GMC P1500 / P2500 / P3500 / P4500 / P60 With HEI Distributor 1979, Vacuum Advance Kit 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...
      Allows you to change the amount of ignition vacuum advance for maximum part-throttle performance while preventing harmful effects of spark knock (detonation)Dial in as much spark advance as conditions permit—add more advance under light load conditions to improve throttle response and fuel economy, or limit spark advance in high compression engines and high load conditions to eliminate knock
      $31.07
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826494868
      GMC P-Series With Chevy Big Block Engine / With Chevy Small Block Engine 1979, Distributor by Fast®.
      $152.34 - $153.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826482746
      GMC P-Series With HEI Distributor 1979, 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 customers in...
      Built to match your exact requirementsHigh quality you can rely on
      $15.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # 905706987
      GMC P1500 / P2500 / P3500 / P4500 / P60 1979, Distributor Adviser Lockdown Plate by Champ Pans®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Champ Pans features premium quality and will perform better than advertised....
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $2.33 - $2.90
    • (0 reviews)
      # 905601100
      GMC P-Series 1979, Distributor Hold-Down Clamp by CSR Performance®. These CSR distributor hold-downs are designed for maximum retention strength and to hold the distributor firmly in place to prevent rotation. These clamps have a...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $41.09
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826575081
      GMC P-Series 1979, Distributor Gasket by Cometic Gasket®. Cometic Distributor Mounting gaskets are made to meet and exceed OEM quality. Custom materials and thicknesses are available. Is your vehicle feeling down on power? Do you see...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $1.13
    • (0 reviews)
      # 905708988
      GMC P-Series 1979, Distributor Bolt Kit by Stage 8®. Stage 8 manufacturers the World's Best Active Mechanical Locking systems. Stage 8 locking fastener solutions are fail-safe when used and installed as directed. They are removable and...
      Thoughtfully designed for the highest efficiency and safetyWill provide more breakaway torque than any other locking system
      $6.89
    • (0 reviews)
      # 905032493
      GMC P-Series With Flame-Thrower HEI Distributor 1979, Wire Harness and Capacitor by PerTronix®. From replacement wiring harness to adjustable vacuum advance canisters, lockout kits and mechanical advance kits, they have the parts to get...
      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)
      # 905022493
      GMC P-Series 1979, Ignition Timing Pointer with Self-Powered Built-In LED Timing Light by Proform®. If you are looking to enhance your vehicle's performance, then this top-notch product is definitely what you need. Manufactured from...
      Carefully designed to improve the performance of your vehicleCrafted from first-rate materials
      $52.87 - $54.74
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717905987
      GMC P-Series 1979, Ignition Crank Trigger Kit by Fast®. Engineers at FAST™ turned to the OEMs to see what they trust in the way of rpm-measuring crank triggers for their 400 and 500 horsepower daily drivers. Until now, flying magnetic...
      Includes all required mounting hardware; plug and play with most aftermarket EFI systemsUltra durable CNC-machined aluminum bracket with clearly labeled precision timing marks
      $242.54 - $259.62
    • (0 reviews)
      # 708061764
      GMC P-Series 1979, Professional™ Double Platinum Spark Plug by ACDelco®. Designed for today’s most popular autos, as well as several marine applications, ACDelco’s Rapidfire® Platinum Spark Plugs fit engines using conventional...
      Ribless insulator that improves the plug-to-boot sealTapered center wire electrode with a platinum pad reduces the firing diameter and helps improve the firing efficiency by concentrating and directing energy needed to fire the plug with less voltage
      $5.43 - $5.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # 708152857
      GMC P-Series 1979, Professional™ Rapidfire Platinum Spark Plug by ACDelco®. Designed for today’s most popular autos, as well as several marine applications, ACDelco’s Rapidfire® Platinum Spark Plugs fit engines using conventional...
      Ribless insulator that improves the plug-to-boot sealTapered center wire electrode with a platinum pad reduces the firing diameter and helps improve the firing efficiency by concentrating and directing energy needed to fire the plug with less voltage
      $2.98 - $3.22
    • (0 reviews)
      # 524097274
      GMC P-Series Light Duty Models 1979, Copper Spark Plug by Champion®. Designed and manufactured to meet or exceed OE standards and specifications, these spark plugs by Champion ensure fast engine start-up and smooth acceleration. The...
      Copper Plus - Dependable Performance.Copper core center electrode allows for accurate control of heat range for longer life
      $1.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # 524017815
      GMC P-Series Light Duty Models 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...
      Double Platinum Power - Premium Spark Plug. More Powerful Performance.Platinum center and ground electrode for greater wear resistance
      $4.66
    • (0 reviews)
      # 524057719
      GMC P-Series 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 a...
      Platinum Power- Premium Spark Plug. Powerful Performance.Platinum center electrode for long life
      $2.18
    • (0 reviews)
      # 73588301
      GMC P-Series 1979, GM Original Equipment™ Spark Plug Wire Set by ACDelco®. Built to match the Original Equipment in length and fit, ACDelco Professional Ignition Wire Sets also offer a performance advantage over many aftermarket...
      Designed to match Original Equipment wire sets in critical areas such as cable length and diameter, terminal design and insulator positionHave broad coverage available for most vehicles on the road today from 1980 to present
      $32.40 - $38.83




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