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Ignition upgrade?

I'm looking for something to increase the spark on the civic.. naturally you upgrade the wires and add a jacobs ice pak.. but since this car has no wires.. what can I do?

I saw these things that replace the factory coils in the spark plug chamber, but now I cannot find them!!!

I found these for the mazda and nissan but not the civic!! They are called Direct fire something..

I would like something like this..

Any ideas where I can find this??

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i have been looking for an aftermarket coil but i ahvent had any luck finding one. im still looking. has anyone else had any luck?
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Ignition Solutions sells coils for our cars. Let me see if I can find the site........

Here you go....2001 Civic Coils

You can also get some good plugs...like Denso Iridiums or something.....
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now, do we know where to buy these things?
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I think you can order them from that site...they are
expensive though for coils....like 400 dollars.
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My friend told me last night that MSD has something in the works too.
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I'm waiting on MSD.
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That's cool......MSD makes good sh it.....I will have to look at those well.
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I wonder if anyone has bought the plasma direct coils yet!?! I would like to know if there is a difference in response and gas milage as well
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Generally guys not to put your hopes down but improving on ignition plugs, coils etc will basically give you maybe 3hp at the most UNLESS you are running a highly modified engine that benefits from increased spark due to timing corrections. Not saying its a total waste of money but if you dont plan on heavily modding your car i personally wouldnt recommend it.

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jacobs sells a ignition kit for are cars.....as far as i know....i havent looked it up in about six months though
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anyone try direct hits.com
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Very good.. We are getting somewhere with this.. I planning on modding my engine alot.. take off on these cars is not the best..

Ok, anymore suggestions? I 'll try all those sites when I come back from work.

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anyone seen the www.electromotive-inc.com????

like this DIS hpx or PC programmable HPV-3B ignitions
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Hey all,

I ordered the ignition solutions direct coils about a week ago, they should be here any day now, I'll post some pics and my opintion on them once they are installed. Later....
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<< Hey all,

I ordered the ignition solutions direct coils about a week ago, they should be here any day now, I'll post some pics and my opintion on them once they are installed. Later....
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How much were they? Where did you order them from? I am mostly interested if they give better response and if they add to your mpg like they say.
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<< Hey all,

I ordered the ignition solutions direct coils about a week ago, they should be here any day now, I'll post some pics and my opintion on them once they are installed. Later....
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Good! Don't forget bro.. This is going to be one of the things I must have in my civic..

So far I have the Injen RD CAI, AEM pulleys, and DC header.. (All of those NOT installed yet.. [IMG]i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif[/IMG] ) waiting on aem cam gear, deciding on which catback system, debating over a vtec controller and now waitng for your opinion on thse things..

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