1981 GMC P-Series Performance Ignition Systems

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    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1588772758
      GMC P-Series 7.4L 1981 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 for performance use. The...
      8 mm Ferro-Spiral Core WireCeramic Boots
      $121.95
    • (1 review)
      # 903517478
      GMC P-Series 5.7L / 7.4L 1981, 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...
      Increased horsepowerBetter torque
      $14.95 - $119.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87801032
      GMC P-Series 1981 Extreme Service™ Extreme Service Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. These .409" / 10.4mm diameter high-performance custom-fit ignition wires are built for street or track applications. Guarantee your engine a fat spark to...
      100% silicone Pro-BootDouble spring locking terminal
      $196.45
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826601184
      GMC P-Series 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
      $356.94 - $433.46
    • (0 reviews)
      # 839678599
      GMC P3500 1981, Front Super Coil Kit by Accel®. Accel Super Coils feature advanced bobbin technology, highly specialized silicone magnetic steel cores, along with optimized winding, resistance and turns ratios to deliver 10-15 percent...
      10-15% More EnergyDirect Plug In Replacement Direct OE Fit
      $69.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826461801
      GMC P-Series 5.7L / 7.4L With Chevy Big Block Engine / With Chevy Small Block Engine 1981, Race Billet Distributor by Fast®. The FAST™ Race Billet Distributors were designed to deliver the most accurate trigger signal possible...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $325.19 - $328.20
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358582776
      GMC P-Series 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 vehicle...
      Designed to deliver premium qualityRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $60.32
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2870417102
      GMC P-Series 5.7L 1981 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)
      # mpn2486665881
      GMC P-Series 5.7L With Medium Duty 1981 MPG+™ Spark Plug Wires by Granatelli Motor Sports®. Granatelli O ohm wires are patent protected by United States Patent number 7,185,622. This patent covers our unique method of producing...
      Increases mileage 15%Direct OEM replacement, exceeds OEM specifications, OBD-II computer safe
      $129.20
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803914996
      GMC P2500 / P3500 1981, 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...
      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 P-Series 5.7L 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)
      # 905504091
      GMC P-Series 1981, HEI Distributor by Speed FX®. With Small Cap. With Ignition Control Module, Magnetic Trigger, Vacuum Advance, Chromoly Steel Gear, Polished Billet Aluminum Shaft, With HEI/Male Posts. Designed with expert...
      Provides effective power supply to each spark plugDesigned to strict quality standards
      $97.51
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826592249
      GMC P2500 5.7L With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 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...
      Limited 1 year mechanicalDigital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller package
      $265.05 - $352.77
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358582792
      GMC P-Series 5.7L 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 your...
      Designed to deliver premium qualityRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $103.44
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826523744
      GMC P-Series 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 E-Core...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $340.98
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4498087288
      GMC P-Series 5.7L 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 glide-spark...
      High-Potential Semi-Surface discharge equals more powerDischarge at the point of richest mixture in 360° perimeter
      $13.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803926737
      GMC P-Series 1981, 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 - $1.69
    • (0 reviews)
      # 960859719
      GMC P-Series 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 of your...
      Quality retail aftermarket wire setsMaximum voltage and starting power
      $15.50
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906107755
      GMC P-Series 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 to provide...
      Carbon impregnated fiberglass coreFiberglass braid for added strength
      $30.02 - $41.82
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2270595
      GMC P-Series 5.7L 1981 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)
      # 87801035
      GMC P-Series 1981 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
      $31.23 - $37.61
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1593915686
      GMC P-Series 5.7L 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)
      # 87801038
      GMC P-Series 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...
      8mm outer insulationSpiro-Pro wire with conductive spiral-wound core
      +5
      $63.91 - $82.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819632098
      GMC P-Series 5.7L 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 Legendary...
      Kevlar Helically Spiral Wound CoreDurable Silicone Double Layer Jacket
      $36.39 - $43.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87801045
      GMC P3500 5.7L 1981 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 your engine compartment.
      8mm silicone wire100% Silicone boots w/SS dual-spring connectors
      $88.24 - $194.85
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819670850
      GMC P-Series 1981 Flame-Thrower™ MAGx2 Custom Spark Plug Wires by PerTronix®. Most modern electronic ignition systems require suppression style wires to preserve sensitive components. Flame-Thrower 8mm Custom fit MAGx2 wires provide...
      Two current paths for reliability and redundancyPrimary path: Spiral wound stainless steel alloy
      $60.44 - $66.65
    • (0 reviews)
      # 960802692
      GMC P-Series 5.7L / 7.4L 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...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $42.95 - $65.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 904808307
      GMC P-Series 1981, DUI/HEI Race Coil 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 10,000 rpm's, that is almost twice the output of a stock...
      Built to match your exact requirementsHigh quality you can rely on
      $111.12
    • (1 review)
      # 826410537
      GMC P-Series 1981, HEI Distributor by TSP®. With Coil. 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
      +3
      $55.61 - $73.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826598917
      GMC P-Series 1981, 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)
      # 826550258
      GMC P-Series 1981, Pro Series™ Ready To Run Distributor by TSP®.
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $119.21 - $124.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826560168
      GMC P-Series 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 the bells...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826520302
      GMC P-Series 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 design...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826450855
      GMC P-Series 1981, 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)
      # 826384774
      GMC P2500 5.7L With Chevy Small Block Gen I 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
      $299.71 - $304.81
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826413830
      GMC P2500 5.7L With Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1981, 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...
      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)
      # 826393295
      GMC P-Series 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
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826480667
      GMC P-Series 5.7L / 7.4L With Chevy Big Block Engine / With Chevy Small Block Engine 1981, Pro Race™ Circle Track Distributor by Fast®. When it comes to high end circle track racing where engines demand the most accuratetiming and...
      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 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...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $334.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 905021305
      GMC P-Series 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 enhanced high RPM performance and when...
      Intended for street / strip applications67% more energy with a 45% faster spark breakdown over stock HEI distributors
      $58.68
    • (0 reviews)
      # 905019285
      GMC P-Series 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 enhanced high RPM performance and...
      Designed for racing applicationsOptimized for 6000 to 8500 RPM range
      $75.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2367668250
      GMC P2500 / P3500 / P4500 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)
      # 987608911
      GMC P-Series 5.7L / 7.4L 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...
      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)
      # 987606150
      GMC P-Series 5.7L / 7.4L 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...
      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)
      # 904809229
      GMC P-Series 5.7L / 7.4L 1981, 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...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $21.38 - $42.82
    • (0 reviews)
      # 904793199
      GMC P-Series 1981, Ignition Coils by TSP®. TSP's GM E-core ignition coils are the top coils on the market today, designed to deliver up to 15% more spark than OEM. They use a high resistant material for added resistance to shock and...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $22.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826384329
      GMC P-Series 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 - $33.52
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826481089
      GMC P-Series 1981, 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)
      # 826372824
      GMC P-Series 1981, HEI Central Distributor by TSP®. With Pigtail. 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)
      # 826474268
      GMC P-Series With HEI Stock Distributor 1981, 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
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358582775
      GMC P-Series 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 to...
      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)
      # 826389144
      GMC P-Series 5.7L / 7.4L With Chevy Big Block Engine / With Chevy Small Block Engine 1981, Distributor by Fast®.
      $152.34 - $153.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826398373
      GMC P-Series With HEI Distributor 1981, 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)
      # 905639004
      GMC P-Series 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 prevent rotation. These clamps have a...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      +2
      $41.09
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn3526361124
      GMC P-Series 5.7L / 7.4L 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?...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $1.13
    • (0 reviews)
      # 905544077
      GMC P-Series 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
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4254009282
      GMC P-Series 5.7L / 7.4L With Flame-Thrower HEI Distributor 1981, Wire Harness and Capacitor by PerTronix®. From replacement wiring harness to adjustable vacuum advance canisters, lockout kits and mechanical advance kits, they have 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
      $24.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717892885
      GMC P-Series 1981, 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 - $244.93
    • (0 reviews)
      # 905022463
      GMC P-Series 1981, Ignition Timing Pointer by Proform®. With Self-Powered Built-In LED Timing Light. 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
      $52.25 - $53.18
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1436431691
      GMC P-Series 5.7L 1981, Crank Trigger Kit by Holley®. Holley's EFI Crank Trigger Kit is engineered to provide an accurate crank speed & position signal to Holley EFI systems in the most-demanding, high horsepower, racing applications....
      Crank wheel centers off of the balancer’s hub, eliminating the need for a centering ringAll billet, 6061-T6 aluminum sensor mounting brackets with “bright-dipped" black anodized finish & Laser etched Holley EFI logo
      $391.95




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