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MSD Ignition Coil, GM Ext HEI Coil, Performance

Part No. 8226 Warranty Details  

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Top off your Ford or GM ignition system with these great new replacement coils. The blaster TFI and GM coils have MSD Performance with factory style housings! MSD designed these coils by combining our blaster coils experience with E-core coil efficiency. Each coil has a unique turns ratio plus there is lower primary resistance than the stock coil. This all amounts to a bolt-in. Replacement coil that produces more output voltage. The coils will work with stock ignition systems as well as MSD equipped cars and trucks. Installation tip: if you plan to install an MSD Ignition with your blaster TFI coil, use a PN 8874 harness for a direct plug-in. Installation. For the blaster GM coil, use a PN 8876 harness. Also available blaster Ford TFI coil PN 8227.

Product Features:
  • Works with stock ignition systems as well as mad-equipped cars and trucks
  • Bolt-in replacement coil produces more output voltage
  • If you plan to install an MSD Ignition with your blaster GM coil, use an MSD harness (Part number 8876) for easy plug and play
  • OBD II and CARB approved; legal for use in all states
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Ballast Resistor Included:No
Case Type:Box
Coil Color:Red
Coil Shape:Rectangular Box
Coil Type:E-Core
Coil Wire Attachment Type:Spark Plug Style
Coil Wire Included:No
Height:4.5 in
Input Voltage:12 v
Material:Rynite, Metal alloys, Copper
Mount Type:Direct Bolt On
Mounting Location:Stand Alone or Factory Mount
Oil Filled:No
Peak Current:220 A
Primary Resistance:0.68 ohms
Primary Voltage:44000 v
Secondary Resistance:4.8K ohms
Spark Duration:300 sec
Turns Ratio:100 to 1 r

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MSD IgnitionCoil, GM Ext HEI Coil, Performance
 
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Pros

  • Improves engine efficiency (3)

Cons

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(3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

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Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Install
  • Improves Engine Efficiency
  • Increases Power

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday Driving
    • Restoration

    Comments about MSD Ignition Coil, GM Ext HEI Coil, Performance:

    Easy to install, unbolt old one drill out ribbits bolt in connect

    (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Msd Race Ready

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    Pros

    • Improves Engine Efficiency

    Cons

    • Difficult To Install

    Best Uses

    • Everyday Driving
    • Performance Driving
    • Racing
    • Replacement
    • Restoration

    Comments about MSD Ignition Coil, GM Ext HEI Coil, Performance:

    I got this to help the ignition burn the fuel better. And it helped out pretty good.The bad part about the install was getting the orginal mounts to fit.Be prepared to grind And drill,and buy nuts,bolts to fit.

    • Car & Truck:
    • Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Competitive Driver, Truck Enthusiast

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    5.0

    Very nice product easy to install.

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    from Elizabeth IL

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    Pros

    • Easy To Install
    • Improves Engine Efficiency
    • Increases Power

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Performance Driving
      • Racing
      • Replacement

      Comments about MSD Ignition Coil, GM Ext HEI Coil, Performance:

      This product is great, I also installed the msd cap and rotor and an msd ingnition 6a These products togeather create performace and a little more power, which we all love, and it is easy to install with a little time and a few tools.

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      • Auto Enthusiast

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      • Q:

        OK, Lets try this again..
        You did not answer my question when Dan responded by email.

        IS THIS COIL MADE IN THE USA ?? YES or NO
        Asked on 6/28/2015 by Ken from Daytona Beach, FL.

        1 answer

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          A:

          Hi Ken! Advance Auto Parts does sell Made in the USA products as well as products manufactured from many other countries in order to keep our pricing competitive. Please also keep in mind that many suppliers have multiple manufacturing plants that could result in different countries of origin for the same part. For more information, I would suggest you to contact the manufacturer directly at 800-246-0270 and they will be in a better position to assist you.

          Answered on 6/29/2015 by Steve from AAP
      • Q:

        Is this a product of China ?
        If so what coil is made in the USA ?
        Asked on 6/27/2015 by Ken from Daytona Beach, FL.

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          A:

          Hi Ken! Advance Auto Parts does sell Made in the USA products as well as products manufactured from many other countries in order to keep our pricing competitive. Please also keep in mind that many suppliers have multiple manufacturing plants that could result in different countries of origin for the same part.

          Answered on 6/28/2015 by Steve from AAP
      • Q:

        Will this coil also provide the timing pulse for the fuel injectors?
        Asked on 8/25/2014 by j14152 from South Florida

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          A:

          Good question! No, it does not provide the timing pulse for the fuel injectors.

          Answered on 8/27/2014 by Vincent from AAP
      • Q:

        WILL THIS ITEM FIT MY 1991 CHEVROLET C1500, AND DO I NEED TO ADD ANY OTHER PARTS WITH IT?
        Asked on 12/29/2012 by Slap

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          A:

          Yes, this MSD Ignition Coil, GM Ext HEI Coil, Performance part# 8226 is an exact fit for your 1991 Chevrolet C1500. When using an MSD ignition system, a wiring harness must be purchased. For more information, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our technicians would be more than happy to assist you.

          Answered on 12/29/2012 by Rick from AAP
      • Q:

        Will this fit my 1988 firebird, and what type of warrenty does this carry
        Asked on 6/23/2012 by steve

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          A:

          Yes, this MSD Ignition GM External HEI Coil - High Performance (Part# 8226) fits your 1988 Pontiac Firebird. It comes with 90 days replacement warranty if defective. For any further assistance, please visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representatives there would be more than happy to assist you.

          Answered on 6/24/2012 by Ralph from AAP
      • Q:

        Will this work on my 95 deville, 4.9L V8
        Asked on 3/27/2012 by Anonymous

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          A:

          No, this MSD Ignition GM External HEI Coil - High Performance Part number 8226 does not fit your 1995 Cadillac Deville.

          Answered on 3/28/2012 by Steve from AAP
      • Q:

        I want to get this for my 1994 chevy s10 4.3L v6 vortec. Will it work on it? If so do i need to get diffrent spark pluugs or can inuse stock?
        Asked on 3/16/2012 by Anonymous

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          A:

          Yes, this MSD Ignition GM External HEI Coil - High Performance (Part No. 8226) fits for your 1994 Chevrolet S-10 and when using an MSD ignition system, a wiring harness must be purchased.

          Answered on 3/16/2012 by Dennis from AAP
      • Q:

        if i put msd on my 93 s 15 jimmy and should i put the better spark plugs too ?
        Asked on 1/13/2012 by randy from daytona beach

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          A:

          If you plan to install an MSD Ignition with your Blaster TFI Coil, use a PN 8874 Harness for a direct plug-in installation. For the Blaster GM Coil, use a PN 8876 Harness. There is no need for change of better spark plugs.

          Answered on 1/13/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
      • Q:

        will this Coil fit on a 1999 chevy blazer?
        Asked on 11/28/2011 by Anonymous

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          A:

          No, this part does not fit your 1999 Chevrolet Blazer.

          Answered on 11/28/2011 by Dennis from AAP
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