1981 Oldsmobile Cutlass Performance Ignition Systems

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    • (0 reviews)
      # 904824207
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 1981, Blaster™ HEI Direct Ignition Coils by MSD®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $80.32
    • (1 review)
      # 803931064
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 4.4L 1981, PlasmaCore™ Inconel Electrode Pulse Nickel Spark Plugs by Pulstar®. With Resistor. Inconel-electrode Pulse Plugs. Designed specifically for most popular vehicles, PlasmaCore™ Inconel Electrode Pulse...
      Increased horsepowerBetter torque
      $14.95 - $119.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4511855815
      Oldsmobile Cutlass / Cutlass Cruiser / Cutlass Supreme 4.3L 1981, Super Plus™ Nickel Spark Plug by Bosch®. Bosch Super Plus delivers outstanding durability and reliability you want for your vehicle. Its tapered, v-profile ground...
      Heavy-duty yttrium-enhanced copper core center electrode for a 50% longer performance life vs. even OE plugsTapered, v-profile nickel chromium ground electrode for improved starting in cold weather and increased fuel ignitability
      $3.33
    • (0 reviews)
      # 839677470
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 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...
      10-15% More EnergyDirect Plug In Replacement Direct OE Fit
      $69.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89661305
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 1981 Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. With Male Tower Distributor Cap. These Accel 8.8mm wires feature a carbon/graphite core that virtually eliminate RFI noise while providing maximum conductivity for ultimate...
      500 Ohms/ft. Of Resistance550 F Rated Silicone Jacket
      $88.70
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803919253
      Oldsmobile Cutlass / Cutlass Cruiser / Cutlass Supreme 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....
      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)
      # 819575112
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 1981 Super Conductor Spark Plug Wire Set by MSD®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle,...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $93.17 - $112.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826560733
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 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 with expert craftsmanship this...
      Provides effective power supply to each spark plugDesigned to strict quality standards
      $98.91
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826508033
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 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
      $292.42 - $320.52
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906239949
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.8L 1981 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
      $31.61
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826418157
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 1981, HEI 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...
      Carefully designed to improve the performance of your vehicleCrafted from first-rate materials
      $194.70
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2270606
      Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 4.3L 1981 Super Stock™ Spark Plug Wire Kit by Accel®. With HEI Distributor Cap. These Accel Super Stock wire sets are a true performance upgrade replacement for OE types. Efficient delivery of spark energy...
      8 mm SpiralStainless Steel Spark Plug Terminals
      $58.40
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826506341
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 1981, Flame-Thrower™ HEI Street And Strip Distributor by PerTronix®. Designed with expert craftsmanship this first-rate distributor provides effective power supply to each individual spark plug. Made from first-rate...
      New lightweight aluminum alloy housingHigh dielectric strength cap with brass terminals and low resistance coil brush
      $251.99 - $257.75
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826459363
      Oldsmobile Cutlass With Oldsmobile Gen II Engine 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $340.98
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803881631
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 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...
      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)
      # 876490490
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 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)
      # 89597171
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 1981 300+™ Spark Plug Race Wire Set by Accel®. With Male Tower Or Point Style Distributor Cap. These Accel 300+ wire sets are custom tailored for race engines and their builders. The oversize 8.8mm wire is rated for...
      150 Ohms/ft. Of Resistance600 F Rated Silicone Jacket
      $105.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89661302
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 1981 Armor Shield Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. Accel Armor Shield wires feature a metallic braided wire that delivers maximum spark energy while providing a Pro Street look. Armor Shield Wire sets enhance the...
      8mm, 450°F-ratedPro-street applications
      $86.54 - $89.79
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906197009
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 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
      $15.50 - $23.59
    • (0 reviews)
      # 209770203
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 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...
      Carbon impregnated fiberglass coreFiberglass braid for added strength
      $31.10 - $35.38
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89597191
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 1981 Super Stock™ Spark Plug Wire Set by Accel®. These Accel Super Stock wire sets are a true performance upgrade replacement for OE types. Efficient delivery of spark energy for a good price. Silicone boots with...
      7mm and 8mm, 550°F-ratedStreet-driven applications
      +1
      $41.09 - $60.56
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906199123
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 1981 Street-Fire™ Spark Plug Wire Set by MSD®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle,...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $44.96
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906272157
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 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
      $31.24 - $41.37
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87809560
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 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...
      8mm outer insulationSpiro-Pro wire with conductive spiral-wound core
      $53.33 - $73.62
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87809570
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 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
      $70.06 - $215.26
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87809586
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 1981 ThunderVolt™ Performance Performance Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. Gain horsepower and torque with Taylor’s Dyno-proven ThunderVolt racing plug wire sets. Low resistance for healthy spark and RFI/EMI...
      Exclusive copper/nickel alloy bonded by a conductive acrylic coverFerrite spiral-wound core provides low resistance for optimum RFI and RMI suppression
      +2
      $57.42 - $71.42
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906119745
      Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 4.3L 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...
      Two current paths for reliability and redundancyPrimary path: Spiral wound stainless steel alloy
      $61.55 - $66.65
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906141887
      Oldsmobile Cutlass With HEI Style Distributor Cap 1981 8.5 Series 50 Race™ Spark Plug Wire Set by AFIS®. Developed for high performance street cars and racing cars, AFIS has introduced a comprehensive new range of spiral-core ignition...
      Superior jackets resist dielectric failureBoth reactive layer and inductive windings can transmit current without interference
      $79.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358493550
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 4.4L 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)
      # 688223321
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 1981, HEI Power Coil Kit by Hypertech®. With L Clamp-Hold-Down. Hypertech’s Power Coil is capable of firing a street or slightly modified engine up to 7000 RPMs. Voltage gain over stock can exceed up to 57% more...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $69.63
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826389714
      Oldsmobile Cutlass With Oldsmobile Gen II Engine 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      +1
      $53.35 - $54.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826459648
      Oldsmobile Cutlass With Oldsmobile Gen II Engine 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $109.76
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826551442
      Oldsmobile Cutlass With Oldsmobile Gen II Engine 1981, Pro Series™ Ready To Run Distributor by TSP®. W/O Coil. TSP's Pro Series Ready to Run Distributor is perfect for a street performance ignition upgrade. It features a CNC-machined...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $124.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826439871
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 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 current to the spark plug in the 6000...
      New lightweight aluminum alloy housingHigh dielectric strength cap with brass terminals and low resistance coil brush
      $322.98
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826447970
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 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
      $97.44
    • (0 reviews)
      # 898314121
      Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser 5.0L 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 design and high...
      50,000 Volt Coil built inCNC Machined Housing
      $89.26 - $102.89
    • (0 reviews)
      # 905022483
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 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)
      # 1017025012
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 4.4L 1981, HEI Distributor with Coil and Cap by AllStar Performance®. Distributors have high output coils and adjustable vacuum advances, perfect for upgrading stock HEI distributors for higher RPM. Fit small and big...
      Precise manufacturing and high-grade materialsExpertly Crafted from the highest grade materials
      $5.69 - $144.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717875610
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 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...
      $59.25 - $76.07
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717898969
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 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...
      Designed for racing applicationsOptimized for 6000 to 8500 RPM range
      $75.74
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717908815
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 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 HEI III ignition module....
      Digital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller packageInnovative technology for superior operation and rugged dependability under harsh conditions
      $140.03 - $148.08
    • (0 reviews)
      # 717900306
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 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)
      # 904822229
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 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)
      # mpn4515293445
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 4.4L 1981, Low Profile Distributor Hold Down by AllStar Performance®. Strong, steel hold-down clamp with gold iridite finish fits small and big block Chevy V8 and 90 Deg. Chevy V6. Flat design provides extra...
      Precise manufacturing and high-grade materialsExpertly Crafted from the highest grade materials
      $11.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1037948973
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 4.4L 1981, Replacement Coil Cover by AllStar Performance®. Distributors have high output coils and adjustable vacuum advances, perfect for upgrading stock HEI distributors for higher RPM. Fit small and big block Chevy...
      Precise manufacturing and high-grade materialsExpertly Crafted from the highest grade materials
      $9.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826474426
      Oldsmobile Cutlass With HEI Distributor With Vacuum Advance 1981, Front Adjustable Vacuum Advance by Accel®. This unit permits a seamless wide range of adjustment to both amount and rate of ignition advance. This unit helps increase...
      Adjustable Vacuum AdvanceDetailed Instructions
      $27.02
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826536885
      Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 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...
      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)
      # 905667013
      Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 1981, Front Distributor Control Module by Accel®. This high performance ignition module provides your plugs with more spark over the stock module. The solid state electronics provide high coil out put and...
      Fits Most Stock And Modified DistributorsDwell Control Circuit
      $46.49 - $59.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2111559
      Oldsmobile Cutlass / Cutlass Cruiser / Cutlass Supreme 4.3L 1981, Distributor Cap by Taylor Cable®. With HEI Style. Periodic replacement of your distributor cap and rotor will keep your car running at peak efficiency. They should both...
      Made from alkyd moldingSuperior protection from cross firing and arcing
      $21.94
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2111556
      Oldsmobile Cutlass / Cutlass Cruiser / Cutlass Supreme 4.3L 1981, Distributor Cap and Rotor by Taylor Cable®. With HEI Style. Periodic replacement of your distributor cap and rotor will keep your car running at peak efficiency. Here’s...
      Made from alkyd moldingSuperior protection from cross-firing and arcing
      $28.18
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826432194
      Oldsmobile Cutlass / Cutlass Cruiser / Cutlass Supreme 1981, Distributor Rotor by Taylor Cable®. Periodic replacement of your distributor rotor will keep your car running at peak efficiency. Deteriorated distributor rotors can cause...
      Made from alkyd moldingSuperior protection from cross firing and arcing
      $13.67
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826584374
      Oldsmobile Cutlass With HEI Distributor 1981, Flame-Thrower™ HEI Distributor Cap by PerTronix®. The cap and rotor kits include nylon rotor hold-down screws. Flame-Thrower dust covers provide a larger air gap around the coil which...
      Digital performance solutions give you more power and more features in a smaller packageInnovative technology for superior operation and rugged dependability under harsh conditions
      $29.98
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826419087
      Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 4.3L 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...
      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)
      # 826385953
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 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 to get your HEI distributor back...
      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)
      # 826601040
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 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
      $85.33
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358493558
      Oldsmobile Cutlass / Cutlass Cruiser / Cutlass Supreme 4.3L 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...
      Built to match your exact requirementsHigh quality you can rely on
      $15.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # 905596091
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 1981, Distributor Cap by Mr. Gasket®. Mr. Gasket distributor caps are constructed from top quality material and designed to fit your application for long lasting performance.
      Restore original tolerancesReduce spark scatter and drifting dwell
      $56.24
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1553720
      Oldsmobile Cutlass / Cutlass Cruiser / Cutlass Supreme 4.3L 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....
      45 Extruded Aluminum Bronze5 Percent Nickel
      $128.46
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826399103
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 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
      $105.72
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826608884
      Oldsmobile Cutlass 4.4L 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
      $32.85 - $39.15




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