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Ignition & Electrical / Tech Articles

Resistance is NOT Futile: Don’t Overlook the Ohm Values in Your Ignition System’s Spark Plugs & Boots

While we’ve covered resistance in spark plug wires before, the opportunity recently arose to talk about resistance in spark plugs and plug boots too. You may have read the earlier […]

Product Profiles

Parts Bin: RIPP High Performance Ignition Coil Packs are an Easy Plug-&-Play Pentastar Engine Upgrade

Modern vehicles are pretty dang impressive right off the showroom floor, which means you have to look everywhere to get a performance advantage. And one of the places that savvy […]

Performance Parts Expo / Product Profiles

Parts Bin: PerTronix Now Offers Complete Ignition Packages Built Around Its Most Popular Products

By themselves, PerTronix’s Digital HP Capacitive Discharge Ignition Box and Flame Thrower III coil are two of the company’s best-selling products. So why not combine them into one incredible power-building, […]

Performance Parts Expo 2020 / Product Profiles

Parts Bin: PerTronix Flame-Thrower Universal MAGX2 Ceramic Boot Spark Plug Wires

Ignition wires are critical to ensuring you’re getting the optimal spark delivery. That’s why PerTronix makes its Flame-Thrower Universal MAGX2 Ceramic Boot Spark Plug Wire Sets to match its ignition […]


Parts Bin: PerTronix Flame-Thrower Ignition Coils

As the perfect complement to its spark plug wires, PerTronix makes Flame-Thrower Ignition Coils that are designed for both reliability and performance. Available in canister, e-core, LS-style, and coil-on-plug types, […]

Mailbag: How Does an Ignition Coil Work?
Ignition & Electrical / Q&A

Mailbag: How Does an Ignition Coil Work?

Q: How does an ignition coil work? … A: Ignition coils are electrical transformers. They convert low voltage to high voltage through a process called induction. There are various designs, […]

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Videos & Galleries

Video: How to Choose a Circle Track Ignition

Circle track racing means different things to different racers. Asphalt tracks. Dirt tracks. Small-engine midget cars. Sprint cars. Stock cars. Whether you’re a weekend warrior at a local track, or […]

SEMA / SEMA 2018

SEMA 2018: PerTronix Adds Bluetooth Control to Ignition Lineup

LAS VEGAS, NV — PerTronix has introduced an ignition box that the company says will revolutionize the aftermarket ignition industry. The PerTronix Digital HP Mobile CDI box maintains its ultra-small design, […]


Parts Bin: PerTronix Ignitor Electronic Ignition Modules

Back in the day, a breaker-points ignition system regulated by a mechanical distributor was what controlled engine timing. While that system worked o.k. for its era, “points” ignitions are now […]

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Mailbag: Troubleshooting an Engine That Won’t Shut Off

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. We work with the Summit Racing tech department to help you tackle your auto-related conundrums. In this week’s Mailbag, we’re helping a reader solve a diesling problem […]