1988 Ford Mustang Performance Ignition Systems

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    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1458515
      Ford Mustang GT / LX 1988, Blaster™ Direct Ignition Coil by MSD®. High Performance. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $50.32
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2270630
      Ford Mustang GT / LX 5.0L 1988 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....
      8 mm Ferro-Spiral Core WireCeramic Boots
      $120.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2831865717
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 1988, 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 wires...
      Simple and clean installation with only three wires to connectSupplied with an HEI style distributor cap and rotor (accepts Cap-A-Dapts)
      $429.95
    • (1 review)
      # 803912827
      Ford Mustang 1988, 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 Plug provides...
      Increased horsepowerBetter torque
      $14.95 - $119.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1467496
      Ford Mustang LX 2.3L 1988, Street Fire™ Direct Bolt-On Ignition Coil 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
      $42.82
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1589832184
      Ford Mustang 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1988, 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...
      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
    • (0 reviews)
      # 316896741
      Ford Mustang 1988 Spark Plug Wire Set by Karlyn STI®. Get these top-notch spark plug wires to achieve maximum performance out of your ignition system. They are designed with precision and functionality in mind to withstand high heat and...
      Spiral coreStainless steel magnetic conductive winding
      $16.62 - $30.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2238766622
      Ford Mustang LX 5.0L 1988, 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
      $46.95
    • (2 reviews)
      # 826553219
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 1988, Race Billet 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 accomplished...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $325.19 - $328.20
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4495908455
      Ford Mustang GT / LX 1988, 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...
      Carefully engineered to increase spark energyPainstakingly designed for ultra high efficiency
      $86.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906283966
      Ford Mustang 1988 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 application....
      8000, 8800, & 8900 Series, 550°F-rated8.8mm yellow high temperature silicone jacket
      $81.45 - $88.70
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1491685
      Ford Mustang 5.0L USA Manufactured 1988, Street Fire™ Distributor by MSD®. For value conscious enthusiasts, the Street Fire HEI is a great choice! We know the importance of a centrifugal advance in a distributor so our engineers made...
      Welded weight PinsSupplied with internal coil and dependable 4-Pin Module
      $208.95
    • (3 reviews)
      # 803882641
      Ford Mustang 1988, 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 while...
      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)
      # 906202995
      Ford Mustang 1988 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, it is...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $65.31 - $98.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4494108945
      Ford Mustang 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1988, 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...
      Provides effective power supply to each spark plugDesigned to strict quality standards
      $98.91
    • (0 reviews)
      # 803913968
      Ford Mustang GT / LX 5.0L 1988, U-Groove™ High Performance Copper Spark Plugs by Accel®. With Resistor. Accel HP Spark Plugs are made with a Copper core which is a better conductor than Platinum and Iridium. They deliver a stronger...
      The Copper core is a better conductor than Iridium or Platinum plugsCopper dissipates heat much better than other materials
      $3.38 - $26.25
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826462448
      Ford Mustang GT / LX 5.0L 1988, 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)
      # 904810365
      Ford Mustang 1988, TFI Ignition Coil by TSP®. TSP's Ford TFI (Thick Film Ignition) ignition coils are the top coils on the market today, featuring magnetic steel cores specially designed to deliver up to 15% more spark than OEM. They...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $22.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358582809
      Ford Mustang 5.0L With Electronic Engine Control 4 (E.E.C.4) 1988 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...
      Designed to deliver premium qualityRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $84.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4494108611
      Ford Mustang GT / LX 5.0L 1988, Pro-Billet™ Distributor 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 of the...
      Billet housing is 5/8” smaller in diameter than stock Ford distributorsMust be used with an MSD Ignition Control
      $301.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 960825645
      Ford Mustang 1988 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 your street...
      Low-resistance Kevlar helically spiral wound core conductor500 ohms resistance for EMI and RFI suppression
      $25.09 - $43.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2270607
      Ford Mustang GT / LX 5.0L 1988 Super Stock™ Spark Plug Wire Kit 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...
      8 mm SpiralStainless Steel Spark Plug Terminals
      $58.40
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826450662
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 1988, Pro-Billet™ HEI Distributor by MSD®. Add a stealth look to your engine with an MSD Black Pro-Billet Distributor. This is a direct drop-in replacement for EFI engines.
      Drop in billet replacement for late model Ford TFI 5.0L distributorsSupplied with a steel gear to work with the factory roller camshaft
      $311.95 - $339.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4483770248
      Ford Mustang 5.0L Windsor Engine 1988, 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,...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $340.98
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2270622
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 1988, 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 vehicle...
      Shorty Spark Plugs For Tubular Exhaust HeadersEliminates Dimpling Headers For Added Clearance
      $32.43
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4498086871
      Ford Mustang 2.3L 1988, Iridium Yttrium Performance Spark Plug by Brisk®. Iridium Yttrium Performance Spark Plug are the best solution for high performance and racing engines. Iridium Yttrium Spark Plugs provide many unique and...
      Iridium is 6X harder & 8X stronger than platinumLong lasting OEM performance replacement
      $10.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4498087311
      Ford Mustang 2.3L 1988, Premium EVO Nickel Spark Plug by Brisk®. Unique Spark Plug Produced Patented Laser Technology Unique igniter auxiliary electrode at the tip of the insulator formed using the patented technology of laser...
      Perfect ignition of fuel mixture in engine cylindersUnrestricted flame throughout combustion chamber
      $14.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 876477531
      Ford Mustang 1988, 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 and...
      High-Potential Semi-Surface discharge equals more powerDischarge at the point of richest mixture in 360° perimeter
      $13.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4498087330
      Ford Mustang 2.3L 1988, Yttrium Performance YTE Spark Plug by Brisk®. Brisk 3 Electrode spark plugs are an ideal choice for daily driven vehicles where slightly better fuel economy and gas mileage is desired, as well as for performance...
      Long life span, multiple points of dischargeNo indexing required
      $7.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2268034
      Ford Mustang GT / LX 5.0L 1988 300+™ Spark Plug Race Wire Set by Accel®. These Accel 300+ wire sets are custom tailored for race engines and their builders. The oversize 8.8mm wire is rated for 600 degrees F and 60kV. Resists heat,...
      150 Ohms/ft. Of Resistance600 F Rated Silicone Jacket
      $109.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 960830722
      Ford Mustang 1988 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 appearance...
      8mm, 450°F-ratedPro-street applications
      $79.86 - $86.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # 960775666
      Ford Mustang 1988 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
      $14.64 - $30.02
    • (0 reviews)
      # 209775878
      Ford Mustang 1988 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
      $28.95 - $41.07
    • (0 reviews)
      # 89580472
      Ford Mustang 1988 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)
      # mpn4516962888
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 1988 Performance Tune Up Kit 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 ignition wires of...
      Direct OEM replacement, exceeds OEM specifications, OBD-II computer safeIncrease power to the spark plug up to 400% over stock
      $194.75
    • (0 reviews)
      # 819616167
      Ford Mustang GT / LX 5.0L 1988 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...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $41.74 - $48.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906206082
      Ford Mustang 1988 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
      $25.63 - $43.68
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87796427
      Ford Mustang 1988 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
      $42.18 - $73.62
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906173765
      Ford Mustang GT / LX 5.0L 1988 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...
      8mm silicone wire100% Silicone boots w/SS dual-spring connectors
      $96.34 - $221.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87796453
      Ford Mustang 1988 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
      $48.75 - $71.42
    • (0 reviews)
      # 960734707
      Ford Mustang 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1988 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)
      # mpn4254010243
      Ford Mustang GT Windsor Engine With Ford Small Block Engine 1988, Flame-Thrower™ Ignition Coil by PerTronix®. GM Race Only. Flame-Thrower Ignition Block coils feature optimized winding design to maximize spark gap current and...
      50,000 voltsUltra low primary resistance values
      $63.68
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1422736076
      Ford Mustang 1988, Ignition Coil by Proform®. High-Performance. Sold Each. 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...
      Carefully designed to improve the performance of your vehicleCrafted from first-rate materials
      $32.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # 904805692
      Ford Mustang With 2-Valve Engine 1988, Ignition Coils by Professional Products®. Professional Products now offers a line of extreme high performance coils. The relatively new multi-coil arrangements offer a big advantage over the old...
      Carefully engineered to increase spark energyPainstakingly designed for ultra high efficiency
      $24.48 - $117.27
    • (0 reviews)
      # 973800902
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 1988, EFI Distributor by TSP®. TSP’s OEM replacement EFI distributors are direct replacements for stock units, but with improvements throughout. With an aluminum housing and steel internal construction, this...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $87.80
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826382752
      Ford Mustang 5.0L Windsor Engine 1988, HEI Distributor by TSP®. With Coil.
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $51.83 - $87.80
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826550725
      Ford Mustang 5.0L Windsor Engine 1988, 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $105.18
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826388959
      Ford Mustang 5.0L Windsor Engine 1988, Pro Series™ Ready To Run Distributor by TSP®. W/O Coil.
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $119.21 - $124.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826460377
      Ford Mustang 5.0L Windsor Engine 1988, 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...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826399645
      Ford Mustang 5.0L Windsor Engine 1988, 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....
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $53.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2111547
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 1988, 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
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2111543
      Ford Mustang 5.0L 1988, 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, more...
      Performs misfire-free up to 6500 RPMPrecision CNC Machined A354 T-6 cast alloy housing for maximum accuracy
      $212.49
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1593900738
      Ford Mustang 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1988, 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
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826522521
      Ford Mustang LX 2.3L With 45D Style Distributor 1988, Custom Flame-Thrower™ "Stock-Look" Distributor by PerTronix®.
      All new lightweight cast aluminum housingHigh dielectric strength cap and rotor with brass contacts
      $202.98 - $250.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826552716
      Ford Mustang 2.3L With 45D Style Distributor 1988, Flame-Thrower™ "Stock-Look" Distributor by PerTronix®. Flame-Thrower "Stock-Look" distributors are loaded with features that you would expect from a high performance part, yet...
      All new lightweight cast aluminum housingHigh dielectric strength cap and rotor with brass contacts
      $227.44 - $262.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826601196
      Ford Mustang 5.0L Windsor Engine With Ford Small Block Engine 1988, Flame-Thrower™ "Stock-Look" Distributor Standart by PerTronix®. With Motorcraft Style. Flame-Thrower "Stock-Look" distributors are loaded with features that you would...
      All new lightweight cast aluminum housingHigh dielectric strength cap and rotor with brass contacts
      $214.64 - $250.08
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4254006280
      Ford Mustang 5.0L Windsor Engine With PerTronix Flame-Thrower Distributor With Ford Small Block Engine 1988, 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
      Ford Mustang 5.0L Windsor Engine With PerTronix Flame-Thrower Distributor With Ford Small Block Engine 1988, 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
      $124.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358720698
      Ford Mustang 2.3L With Lucas 43D4 Distributor 1988, Ignitor™ Electronic Ignition by PerTronix®. For over forty years, the Ignitor has proven itself in applications ranging from race cars to tractors. The Ignitor replaces breaker...
      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
      $112.06
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4254008961
      Ford Mustang 2.3L With FoMoCo 311185 industrial engine Distributors 1988, Industrial Ignitor™ Electronic Ignition Kit 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
      $126.04




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