1981 Chevy Bel Air Performance Ignition Systems

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      # 826531131
      Chevy Bel Air 1981, Mag Look-A-Like Distributor 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. Designed utilizing the latest...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $1,049.38 - $1,091.40
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2292224
      Chevy Bel Air 1981, 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...
      10-15% More EnergyDirect Plug In Replacement Direct OE Fit
      $69.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358582776
      Chevy Bel Air 1981, 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 engineered to make your...
      Designed to deliver premium qualityRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $60.32
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1897869634
      Chevy Bel Air 4.4L / 5.0L With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1981, 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...
      Plug and Play with Holley EFIIncludes both crank and cam sensors to support sequential EFI operation
      $442.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1177915433
      Chevy Bel Air 1981, Performance Nickel Spark Plug by Nitrode®. Hotter Plug, higher heat range. The Nitrode™ spark plugs are positioned to be the world's "greenest" most environmentally friendly spark plugs on the planet. Reducing fuel...
      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
      Chevy Bel Air With MSD Distributor 1981 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 have...
      Helically wound conductorSuppresses electro and radio noise
      $112.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826483064
      Chevy Bel Air 1981, 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
      $245.45 - $270.30
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358582790
      Chevy Bel Air 4.4L / 5.0L 1981 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
      $84.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826540709
      Chevy Bel Air 1981, HEI Licensed Distributor by Proform®. Built-In Coil. If you are looking to enhance your vehicle's performance, then this top-notch product is definitely what you need. Manufactured from premium quality materials this...
      Officially Licensed GM ProductsCarefully designed to improve the performance of your vehicle
      $149.14 - $160.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2831865839
      Chevy Bel Air 1981, Pro-Billet™ HEI Distributor by MSD®. With Vacuum Advance. 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...
      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
      $280.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826587587
      Chevy Bel Air 4.4L / 5.0L With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1981, Flame-Thrower™ HEI Street And Strip Distributor by PerTronix®. Designed with expert craftsmanship this first-rate distributor provides effective power supply to each...
      New lightweight aluminum alloy housingHigh dielectric strength cap with brass terminals and low resistance coil brush
      $249.82 - $265.75
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826456612
      Chevy Bel Air 1981, HEI Racing Type Distributor Standart by Proform®. 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 this...
      Carefully designed to improve the performance of your vehicleCrafted from first-rate materials
      +3
      $120.17 - $144.37
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2270622
      Chevy Bel Air 5.0L 1981, 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...
      Shorty Spark Plugs For Tubular Exhaust HeadersEliminates Dimpling Headers For Added Clearance
      $32.43
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4498087288
      Chevy Bel Air 4.4L / 5.0L 1981, 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)
      # mpn2046356390
      Chevy Bel Air 4.4L / 5.0L 1981, 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...
      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)
      # mpn2870415984
      Chevy Bel Air 5.0L 1981 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...
      Quality retail aftermarket wire setsMaximum voltage and starting power
      $23.59
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2870415953
      Chevy Bel Air 4.4L / 5.0L 1981 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...
      Carbon impregnated fiberglass coreFiberglass braid for added strength
      $35.38
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4511860642
      Chevy Bel Air 4.4L 1981 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
      $13.80
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2270596
      Chevy Bel Air 5.0L 1981 Super Stock™ Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. With Retention Nipple. 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
      $45.41
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4511861216
      Chevy Bel Air With Chevy Small Block Engine 1981 Mallory™ Ignition Pro Wire Set Over Valve Cover 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...
      8mm red silicon jacket withstands temperatures up to 550°FAvailable for popular Ford, Chevy and Chrysler applications
      $59.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1593915686
      Chevy Bel Air 5.0L 1981 SST™ Shielded Street Ignition 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. Designed utilizing...
      Stainless Steel Braided CoveringPolished Aluminum Boot Protectors
      $121.86
    • (0 reviews)
      # 199830563
      Chevy Bel Air 1981 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...
      Available For Street Or Track ApplicationsSpiro-Wound With Stainless Steel Wire
      +6
      $73.62 - $82.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87773503
      Chevy Bel Air 4.4L / 5.0L With Chevy Small Block Engine 1981 Street Thunder™ Ignition 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...
      Kevlar Helically Spiral Wound CoreDurable Silicone Double Layer Jacket
      $36.39 - $43.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # 960838627
      Chevy Bel Air With Chevy Small Block Engine 1981 Spark Plug Wire Set by Edelbrock®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Edelbrock features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $42.95 - $65.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358493550
      Chevy Bel Air 4.4L / 5.0L With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1981, DUI/HEI Race Coil Kit by Performance Distributors®. Racing DUI Coil Kit is designed for high revving engines that spin more than 7000 rpm's. This coil is capable of...
      Built to match your exact requirementsHigh quality you can rely on
      $111.12
    • (0 reviews)
      # 904805610
      Chevy Bel Air 1981, Magneto Ignition Coil by Vertex Magnetos®. This products is an OEM and Performance company that was built on its founding heritage supported by a tradition of Legendary Quality. Designed utilizing the latest...
      Compact And LightweightCompletely Self-Contained
      $1,553.46 - $1,740.12
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826441525
      Chevy Bel Air 4.4L / 5.0L With Delco Distributor With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1981, Flame-Thrower™ "Stock-Look" Distributor by PerTronix®. With Delco Style.
      All new lightweight cast aluminum housingHigh dielectric strength cap and rotor with brass contacts
      $204.51 - $301.73
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      # mpn4336275561
      Chevy Bel Air With Prestolite IBM-7011, C, D Distributor 1981, 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
      $96.43
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      # mpn4254006280
      Chevy Bel Air 4.4L / 5.0L With PerTronix Flame-Thrower Distributor With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1981, Ignitor III™ Module Kit by PerTronix®. Parts and accessories for Flame-Thrower Billet Distributors offer unmatched quality...
      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)
      # mpn4254010245
      Chevy Bel Air 4.4L / 5.0L With PerTronix Flame-Thrower Distributor With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1981, Ignitor II™ Ignition Module by PerTronix®. Parts and accessories for Flame-Thrower Billet Distributors offer unmatched...
      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
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358502493
      Chevy Bel Air 1981, XFI™ HEI Distributor by Fast®. This EFI HEI Distributor works plug-and-play with the EZ-EFI™ Fuel and EZ-EFI™ 2.0 Fuel+Ignition, as well as the XFI™ Sportsman system when EFI timing control is not required....
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $194.77
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826513918
      Chevy Bel Air 1981, HEI Hi-Performance Distributor by Proform®. 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 this Proform...
      Carefully designed to improve the performance of your vehicleCrafted from first-rate materials
      +1
      $97.14 - $105.58
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      # mpn358493551
      Chevy Bel Air 4.4L / 5.0L With L-Clamp Cap Internal Coil With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1981, Computer Controlled Distributor by Performance Distributors®. If you have a computer-controlled engine, this is the replacement...
      Built to match your exact requirementsHigh quality you can rely on
      $308.87
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      # mpn4487680655
      Chevy Bel Air 6.6L With Pontiac Engine 1981, 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 gives...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $334.95
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      # 717894337
      Chevy Bel Air 5.0L With Small Block Gen I Engine With HEI Stock Distributor 1981, GM Module by PerTronix®. Performance ignition modules are direct replacements for popular GM and Ford electronic distributors. These modules provide...
      $58.68 - $76.07
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4268629556
      Chevy Bel Air 5.0L With Small Block Gen I Engine With HEI Stock Distributor 1981, GM Race Module by PerTronix®. Performance ignition modules are direct replacements for popular GM and Ford electronic distributors. These modules provide...
      Designed for racing applicationsOptimized for 6000 to 8500 RPM range
      $75.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717878526
      Chevy Bel Air With Small Block Gen I Engine With HEI Distributor 1981, Performance Tune-Up Kit by PerTronix®. With Street/Strip Module. Everything you need to "wake up" your stock HEI distributor. Now available with street/strip or New...
      Digital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller packageInnovative technology for superior operation and rugged dependability under harsh conditions
      $143.08 - $145.91
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      # mpn1589832416
      Chevy Bel Air 1981, Hi-6RC Oval Track Digital Multi-Spark/CD 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...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $641.21
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2367668250
      Chevy Bel Air 6.6L 1981, HEI Ignition Module by Proform®. High-Performance. Direct Replacement For Factory Unit. If you are looking to enhance your vehicle's performance, then this top-notch product is definitely what you need....
      $23.38
    • (0 reviews)
      # 987605819
      Chevy Bel Air 1981, Smoothie™ Horizontal Wire Loom Kit by Made 4 You®. Lays the wires out parallel to the valve cover. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to offer a fusion of a...
      Unsurpassed QualityPrecision molded 6-6 Zytel Nylon will not melt, fade, distort, stain, or discolor, under normal use
      +1
      $34.95 - $41.07
    • (0 reviews)
      # 987611519
      Chevy Bel Air 1981, Smoothie™ Vertical Wire Loom Kit by Made 4 You®. Made 4 You most popular style for mounting on valve covers, allowing the separators to be positioned vertically instead of horizontally. Adjustable to allow wires to...
      Unsurpassed QualityPrecision molded 6-6 Zytel Nylon will not melt, fade, distort, stain, or discolor, under normal use
      +1
      $34.95 - $41.07
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn620678805
      Chevy Bel Air 1981, HP Smart Coil Ignition Harness by Holley®. HP Smart Coil ignition sub-harness. Includes a pair of coil harnesses for an 8 cylinder engine. These harnesses are similar in design to factory GM LSx coil harnesses, but...
      Similar to factory LSx coil harnessesMade with precision and quality in mind
      $120.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358948199
      Chevy Bel Air 4.4L / 5.0L With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1981, Coil Bracket Bolt Kit by ARP®. Add a touch of class to your coil bracket installation with an ARP bolt kit. Available in Black Oxide finished chrome moly or rust-proof...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $5.42
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826471265
      Chevy Bel Air 1981, Front Distributor Cap and Rotor Kit by Accel®. Accel cap and rotor kits offer superior protection from "arc-thru" and crossfire. Features 60k V-rated alkyd compound, stress-relieved at 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 - $29.19
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826494496
      Chevy Bel Air 4.4L / 5.0L With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1981, Gear 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...
      Digital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller packageInnovative technology for superior operation and rugged dependability under harsh conditions
      $35.84 - $92.57
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358720691
      Chevy Bel Air 4.4L / 5.0L With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1981, Vacuum Lockout Kit Clockwise by PerTronix®. From replacement wiring harness to adjustable vacuum advance canisters, lockout kits and mechanical advance kits, they have...
      Digital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller packageInnovative technology for superior operation and rugged dependability under harsh conditions
      $8.31
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358582775
      Chevy Bel Air With HEI Distributor 1981, 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 specifically engineered...
      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)
      # 826523399
      Chevy Bel Air 1981, Distributor Clamp by Proform®. 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 this Proform product...
      Carefully designed to improve the performance of your vehicleCrafted from first-rate materials
      $17.15 - $17.56
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn620678867
      Chevy Bel Air 4.4L / 5.0L With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1981, Distributor Rotor by Holley®. Designed with precision and functionality in mind, this accessory ensures outstanding performance and easy use which makes it the perfect...
      Made with precision and quality in mindBuilt to last
      $24.83
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826385017
      Chevy Bel Air 4.4L / 5.0L With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1981, Distributor Hold Down by Billet Specialties®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Billet Specialties features premium quality and will perform...
      Unique No-Mar ball seat pivot designPositive lock down eliminates slipping
      $25.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826470574
      Chevy Bel Air 6.6L 1981, Distributor Gear by Crane Cams®. High-performance engine builders and street tuners who crave for maximum performance out of their vehicle, choose these top-grade performance products painstakingly designed by...
      Designed to unlock more performance out of your vehicleBump up engine power to the next level
      $39.62 - $75.61
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358726883
      Chevy Bel Air 1981, Competition Style Distributor Clamp by Trans-Dapt®. Chevy competition style is thick with rolled edges. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Trans-Dapt features premium quality and will perform...
      Built to match your exact requirementsHigh quality you can rely on
      $7.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358726617
      Chevy Bel Air 1981, OEM Style Distributor Clamp by Trans-Dapt®. Chevy competition style is thick with rolled edges.
      Built to match your exact requirementsHigh quality you can rely on
      $5.68
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826551691
      Chevy Bel Air 4.4L / 5.0L With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1981, Distributor Stud Kit by ARP®. One of the most critical – yet often overlooked – fasteners used in any engine locks the timing in place. ARP offers these premium...
      Right for your vehicle and lifestyleMade from high-quality materials for ultimate durability
      $3.71 - $10.62
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4494110389
      Chevy Bel Air With Chevy Big Block Engine / With Chevy Small Block Engine 1981, Distributor Hold Down Clamp by Edelbrock®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Edelbrock features premium quality and will perform...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $5.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358736196
      Chevy Bel Air 1981, Distributor Clamp by B&B Performance®. B&B's Heavy Duty Distributor Clamps are designed to keep the ignition timing where you want it, without the extra bulk of other aftermarket clamps. Their flat design provides...
      Excellent quality at a reasonable priceBuilt to provide dependable service for years ahead
      $17.97
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826607747
      Chevy Bel Air 6.6L 1981, Distributor Gear by Lunati®. Because stock cast iron gears are not compatible with steel roller camshafts, it is necessary to use bronze gears when installing such camshafts. They have a unique high-strength...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $61.78 - $69.83
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826408762
      Chevy Bel Air 4.4L / 5.0L 1981, Everwear™ Heat Treated Cast Distributor Gear by Lunati®. Heat Treated Cast Distributor Gears are made with a unique material that is specially nitrided to case harden the gear, providing excellent wear...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $68.04 - $69.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn3526361124
      Chevy Bel Air 4.4L 1981, 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...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $1.13
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn3557984022
      Chevy Bel Air 1981, 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




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