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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?

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 […]

Tech / Tech Articles

Infographic: Guide to Diagnosing Common Starting Problems

It can be incredibly frustrating when your vehicle won’t start. It can be even more frustrating trying to figure out why. Morris Rosenthal created a diagnostic flow chart to help people […]

Tech / Tech Articles

High Voltage, Please: 7 Factors That May Necessitate More Voltage to Your Spark Plugs

Do you have enough voltage reaching your spark plugs? The voltage required to light your plugs is constantly changing and can range from 5,000 volts to 40,000 volts and higher, […]

Pulstar plasma spark plug
Tech / Tech Articles

Spark Plug Evolution: How Plasma is Being Used to Improve Spark Plug Performance

In junior high science class, you probably learned about the three states of matter: solids, liquids, and gases. Chances are you didn’t spend as much time talking about the lesser-known fourth […]