1981 Ford Thunderbird Performance Distributors

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      # mpn2831865717
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L 1981, 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...
      Simple and clean installation with only three wires to connectSupplied with an HEI style distributor cap and rotor (accepts Cap-A-Dapts)
      $429.95
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      # 826428920
      Ford Thunderbird 1981, 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
      $368.18 - $369.59
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      # mpn1589831627
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L 1981, Billet Race 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...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $325.19
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      # mpn1897869632
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L With Ford Big Block 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 crankshaft and...
      Plug and Play with Holley EFIIncludes both crank and cam sensors to support sequential EFI operation
      $442.95
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      # mpn4494108945
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1981, 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...
      Provides effective power supply to each spark plugDesigned to strict quality standards
      $98.91
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      # 826519440
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L 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...
      Limited 1 year mechanicalDigital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller package
      $287.93 - $307.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4494108611
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L 1981, Pro-Billet™ Distributor Standart 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...
      Billet housing is 5/8” smaller in diameter than stock Ford distributorsMust be used with an MSD Ignition Control
      $301.95
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      # mpn2831865673
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L 1981, 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
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      # mpn4483770248
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L 1981, 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $340.98
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      # mpn1682283
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L 1981, 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...
      Precision Made DistributorKnob Provides Precise Timing Setting
      $150.58
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      # 826506123
      Ford Thunderbird 1981, HEI Distributor by TSP®. With Coil.
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      +1
      $51.83 - $105.18
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      # 826383911
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L 1981, 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
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      # 826549373
      Ford Thunderbird 1981, Pro Series™ Ready To Run Distributor by TSP®. W/O Coil.
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $119.21 - $124.39
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      # 826465494
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L 1981, 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35
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      # 826453287
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L 1981, 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
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      # mpn2111547
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L 1981, 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
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      # mpn2111543
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L 1981, 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
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      # mpn1593900738
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1981, 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
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      # 826472159
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1981, Flame-Thrower™ "Stock-Look" Distributor Standart by PerTronix®. With Motorcraft Style. Flame-Thrower "Stock-Look" distributors are loaded with features that you would expect...
      All new lightweight cast aluminum housingHigh dielectric strength cap and rotor with brass contacts
      $214.64 - $250.08
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      # 826592067
      Ford Thunderbird Base 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1981, 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...
      New lightweight aluminum alloy housingHigh dielectric strength cap with brass terminals and low resistance coil brush
      $361.48 - $366.58
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      # mpn4254006280
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L With PerTronix Flame-Thrower Distributor With Ford Small Block Engine 1981, Ignitor III™ Module Kit by PerTronix®. Parts and accessories for Flame-Thrower Billet Distributors offer unmatched quality and...
      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
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      # mpn358720531
      Ford Thunderbird 4.2L / 5.0L With FoMoCo Distributor / With Motorcraft Distributor 1981, 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...
      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
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      # 826548040
      Ford Thunderbird 1981, 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
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      # mpn358720693
      Ford Thunderbird 4.2L / 5.0L With FoMoCo Distributor / With Motorcraft Distributor 1981, Ignitor™ Electronic Ignition 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
      $115.86
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      # mpn4268627817
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L With PerTronix Flame-Thrower Distributor / With Stock-Look Distributor With Ford Small Block Engine 1981, Ignitor™ Module for Stock-Look Distributor by PerTronix®. This product is made of high-quality materials...
      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
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      # mpn1753047443
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1981, 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
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      # mpn1753047444
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1981, 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
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      # 826415144
      Ford Thunderbird 1981, 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
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      # mpn358493557
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L With Ford Small Block Windsor Engine 1981, 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-Wire HookupTwice The Firepower Of A Magneto
      $456.74
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      # 826511328
      Ford Thunderbird 1981, Distributor by Big End Performance®.
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $234.08 - $275.39
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      # 898273345
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1981, 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...
      One-of-a-kind style will help customize your autoWill deliver unparalleled levels of durability
      $79.00 - $88.42
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      # 898348590
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1981, 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...
      50,000 Volt Coil built inCNC Machined Housing
      $78.32 - $99.48
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      # 898339433
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1981, 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 - $108.04
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      # mpn4487680779
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L With Ford Small Block Windsor 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....
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $359.95
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      # mpn4512689619
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L 1981, El Rayo DNA™ Distributor Ignition Kit by Speedmaster®. Speedmaster El Rayo ignition system are designed for the enthusiast that is serious about performance but needs the small cap size due to space...
      E cient E-core winding design produces more voltage and current85:1 turns ratio and lower primary resistance produce high voltage output
      $250.00
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      # mpn2111565
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L 1981, Dura Spark™ Distributor Cap by Taylor Cable®. Periodic replacement of your distributor cap and rotor will keep your car running at peak efficiency. They should both be replaced at the same time.
      Made from alkyd moldingSuperior protection from cross firing and arcing
      $18.76
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      # mpn2112198
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L 1981, Dura Spark™ Distributor Cap and Rotor by Taylor Cable®. Periodic replacement of your distributor cap and rotor will keep your car running at peak efficiency. Here’s a matched set of distributor cap and...
      Made from alkyd moldingSuperior protection from cross-firing and arcing
      $21.91
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      # mpn2112215
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L 1981, Dura Spark™ Distributor Rotor by Taylor Cable®. Periodic replacement of your distributor rotor will keep your car running at peak efficiency. Deteriorated distributor rotors can cause misfires by allowing...
      Made from alkyd moldingSuperior protection from cross firing and arcing
      $11.97
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      # mpn4254006279
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L With PerTronix Flame-Thrower Distributor With Ford Small Block Engine 1981, Distributor Rotor by PerTronix®. Parts and accessories for Flame-Thrower Billet Distributors offer unmatched quality and accommodate 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
      $14.47
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      # mpn4254009261
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L With Billet Distributor With Ford Small Block 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...
      Digital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller packageInnovative technology for superior operation and rugged dependability under harsh conditions
      $40.94
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      # mpn358720691
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L With Ford Small Block 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 the parts...
      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
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      # mpn1682286
      Ford Thunderbird 4.2L / 5.0L With Powerfire Distributor 1981, Distributor Advance Lockout Kit by Professional Products®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Professional Products features premium quality and will...
      Timing Advance Lockout KitEasy installation
      $4.58
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      # 826556053
      Ford Thunderbird 4.2L / 5.0L With Powerfire Distributor With Ford Small Block Engine 1981, Distributor Drive Gear by Professional Products®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Professional Products features...
      For Powerfire DistributorGreat price
      $22.92 - $32.09
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      # mpn1682287
      Ford Thunderbird 4.2L / 5.0L 1981, Distributor Ignition Pickup by Professional Products®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Professional Products features premium quality and will perform better than advertised....
      For Powerfire DistributorEasy installation
      $20.62
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      # mpn1678546
      Ford Thunderbird 4.2L / 5.0L 1981, Distributor O-Ring by Professional Products®. This superior ignition coil is painstakingly designed to improve spark energy and provide ultra high efficiency. Engineered with great care, it delivers...
      Carefully engineered to increase spark energyPainstakingly designed for ultra high efficiency
      $2.30
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      # mpn584185436
      Ford Thunderbird 4.2L / 5.0L 1981, Distributor Hold-Down Clamp by Ford Performance®. Load bolts provide additional support for differential bearing caps. Increased ring and pinion gear life. Turn your Ford into a high-performance street...
      Designed to help you get the most out of your vehiclePerfect for use in high-performance environments
      $12.72
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      # mpn620678867
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L With Ford Small Block 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 deal for...
      Made with precision and quality in mindBuilt to last
      $24.83
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      # 826598583
      Ford Thunderbird 4.2L / 5.0L 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 to unlock more performance out of your vehicleBump up engine power to the next level
      $54.54 - $66.28
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      # 826528634
      Ford Thunderbird 1981, Vacuum Advance Kit 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
      $35.43 - $45.26
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      # 826608447
      Ford Thunderbird 4.2L / 5.0L With Ford Small Block Windsor 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
      $4.26 - $9.87
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      # 826540926
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L 1981, Distributor Gear by Comp Cams®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by COMP Cams features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it...
      45 Extruded Aluminum Bronze5 Percent Nickel
      $82.85 - $128.46
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      # mpn358735245
      Ford Thunderbird 4.2L / 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1981, 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...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $41.09
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      # 826523135
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L 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
      $72.39 - $74.79
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      # mpn2307306357
      Ford Thunderbird 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
      $76.27
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      # 826456011
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L 1981, Distributor Gear by PRW®. PRW bronze distributor gears are designed to minimize wear to your high performance camshaft. These distributor gears are crafted from superior quality bronze aluminum and are...
      Easily replacedRoll pin included
      $34.65 - $39.15
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      # mpn3557984045
      Ford Thunderbird 4.2L / 5.0L 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...
      Thoughtfully designed for the highest efficiency and safetyWill provide more breakaway torque than any other locking system
      $6.89
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      # 826390120
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L 1981, Distributor Drive Gear 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...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $56.01 - $87.55
    • (0 reviews)
      # 966435535
      Ford Thunderbird 4.2L / 5.0L 1981, Distributor Gear by Howards Cams®.
      Designed to unlock more performance out of your vehicleDeliver a reasonable balance of strength and durability
      $38.42 - $121.53
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      # 650459767
      Ford Thunderbird 1981, Remanufactured Electronic Ignition Distributor by A1 Cardone®. Automated test equipment verifies signal strength, correct polarity of wire harness, air gap, crank reluctor tooth size, as well as ignition coil and...
      50-state emissions street legalThe finest quality at a great price
      $36.78 - $68.32
    • (0 reviews)
      # 650453727
      Ford Thunderbird 4.2L / 5.0L with Single Vacuum Advance 1981, Electronic Ignition Distributor by Cardone Select®. Without Module, Governor. Cardone Select Engineered (CSE) Technology ensures that all distributors meet or exceed O.E....
      50-state emissions street legalThe finest quality at a great price
      $41.45 - $43.10




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