1981 Chevy Malibu Replacement Engine Parts

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    • (1 reviews)
      # 90620445
      Chevy Malibu 1981, OE Replacement Engine by Replace®. If your engine is worn out, don’t just get a rebuilt engine, get one that’s better than new. A Replace engine is reverse engineered to eliminate original factory defects,...
      Designed to be better than newReverse engineered to ensure any factory defects are eliminated
      $1,344.25 - $1,696.25
    • (0 reviews)
      # 90620439
      Chevy Malibu 1981, OE Replacement Cylinder Heads by Replace®. If your vehicle has a cylinder head problem, don’t waste time and money having your originals repaired. Replace cylinder heads are completely machined, inspected and...
      Completely disassembled, thoroughly cleaned, and carefully inspectedChecked for cracks
      $279.75 - $307.75
    • (0 reviews)
      # 39560804
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Engine Camshaft by Sealed Power®.
      $66.72 - $119.29
    • (0 reviews)
      # 72529586
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Rocker Arm Kit by Melling®.
      Right for your vehicle and lifestyleMade from high-quality materials for ultimate durability
      $6.64 - $7.50
    • (0 reviews)
      # 41720382
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Engine Exhaust Valve by Sealed Power®.
      $9.32 - $23.23
    • (0 reviews)
      # 41720409
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Engine Intake Valve by Sealed Power®.
      $8.92 - $12.86
    • (0 reviews)
      # 38629507
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Engine Piston Engine Piston by Sealed Power®.
      $17.59 - $29.68
    • (0 reviews)
      # 39560884
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Engine Piston Ring Set by Sealed Power®.
      $9.03 - $106.86
    • (0 reviews)
      # 38609582
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Engine Piston Engine Piston by Speed Pro®.
      $28.85 - $80.50
    • (0 reviews)
      # 42247530
      Chevy Malibu 5.7L 1981, Engine Piston Ring Set by Speed Pro®.
      $131.93 - $147.69
    • (0 reviews)
      # 21903448
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Center Engine Timing Chain by Cloyes®. Rollers: Inverted. Keep your engine’s valvetrain and balance shafts in perfect time with Cloyes, the world leader in timing drive systems. No matter whether you need a...
      Maintains critical valvetrain and balance shaft timingPrevents performance problems and possible engine damage that can result from incorrect timing
      $15.39 - $16.38
    • (0 reviews)
      # 21903476
      Chevy Malibu With Roller Type Chain 1981, Engine Timing Gear Set by Cloyes®. Keep your engine’s valvetrain in perfect time with Cloyes, the world leader in timing drive systems. No matter whether you need a timing gear or...
      Maintains critical valve timingPrevents performance problems and possible engine damage that can result from incorrect timing
      $150.92
    • (0 reviews)
      # 21903480
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Engine Timing Set by Cloyes®. Keep your engine’s valvetrain in perfect time with Cloyes, the world leader in timing drive systems. No matter whether you need a timing gear or complete timing gear set, Cloyes...
      Maintains critical valve timingPrevents performance problems and possible engine damage that can result from incorrect timing
      $18.49 - $189.91
    • (0 reviews)
      # 74195884
      Chevy Malibu 4.4L / 5.0L / 5.7L 1981, Replacement Timing Chain by Crane Cams®. High-performance engine builders and street tuners who crave for maximum performance out of their vehicle, choose these top-grade performance products...
      Designed to unlock more performance out of your vehicleBump up engine power to the next level
      $113.68
    • (0 reviews)
      # 41720438
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Engine Timing Chain by Sealed Power®.
      $16.13 - $17.42
    • (0 reviews)
      # 41720446
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Engine Timing Set by Sealed Power®.
      $20.04 - $29.82
    • (0 reviews)
      # 16601359
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Harmonic Balancer by Dorman®. Durable and sleek, Dorman Harmonic Balancers feature a stress-resistant rubber bond that withstands the damaging effects of heat, salt, ozone and general wear and tear. The ductile...
      Includes woodruff key, and washers for a complete repair (where applicable)Direct replacement to ensure proper fit
      $41.40 - $49.29
    • (0 reviews)
      # 24487241
      Chevy Malibu 1981, PowerBond™ Premium OEM Replacement Harmonic Balancer by Dayco®. Whether you are a professional engine rebuilder or shade tree mechanic, this product is what you need when OE quality, fit, and function are a...
      OE quality, fit, and function at an affordable priceSG (Spheroidal Graphite) iron casting for extra durability
      $48.83 - $61.25
    • (0 reviews)
      # 38629374
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Engine Connecting Rod Bearing by Sealed Power®.
      $5.17 - $60.08
    • (0 reviews)
      # 39560809
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Engine Crankshaft Main Bearing Set by Sealed Power®.
      $33.95 - $67.69
    • (0 reviews)
      # 42247224
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1981, Engine Connecting Rod Bearing Engine Connecting Rod Bearing Set by Speed Pro®.
      $67.18 - $135.85
    • (0 reviews)
      # 42247538
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Engine Crankshaft Main Bearing Set by Speed Pro®.
      $64.13 - $125.86
    • (0 reviews)
      # 24093576
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Main Bearing Gasket Set by Victor Reinz®, Use 1 per Car. When you’re low on oil, coolant or some other fluid, you may be tempted to just run down to the local auto parts chain store. But before you waste your...
      $8.64 - $28.23
    • (0 reviews)
      # 22585663
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Engine Mount by Westar®. Engineered to minimize vibration from the engine. This engine mount will make sure your engine runs quietly and does not rattle when started and while driving.
      Build with quality that matches or exceeds OEM SpecificationsPerfect fit
      $6.65 - $10.12
    • (0 reviews)
      # 21128982
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Engine Mount by Anchor®. If you feel vibration accompanied by unusual noise when driving, this can be the sign of a bad engine mount. Replace it with a mount from the leading aftermarket supplier, Anchor....
      Direct OEM replacementSecurely supports the engine on the chassis
      $3.18 - $7.56
    • (0 reviews)
      # 23226088
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Engine Mount by DEA®. Designed to meet all OE standards and specifications, these engine mounts will fit your vehicle with no modifications. They will safely connect the engine to the car frame keeping it in...
      Designed to meet or exceed OE specificationsConstructed to deliver consistent performance
      $7.44 - $9.80
    • (0 reviews)
      # 72572754
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Professional™ Accessory Drive Belt by ACDelco®. Standard. Made of EPDM rubber for long life and quiet, dependable performance, ACDelco Professional Automotive Belts are designed to meet or exceed OEM...
      Manufactured using quality materials to help provide long lifeMinimize noise
      $13.38 - $18.91
    • (1 reviews)
      # 21582754
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Gatorback™ V-Belt Drive Belt by Continental Elite®. Use 1 per Car. This belt is developed as OEM replacement for the most demanding engine drives. Thanks to durable tension members with low-stretch properties,...
      High strength tension members resist shockload failureLow elongation materials ensure uniform performance over the belt life
      $10.77 - $15.03
    • (0 reviews)
      # 24616198
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Drive Rite Spun Cog Serpentine Belt by Dayco®. Specially formulated high temperature Polymer along with the highest level of engineered reinforcement proves to perform better in belt operating temperature and...
      Faster and more consistent throttle response at high speedsQuicker throttle response at mid-speed acceleration
      $4.38
    • (0 reviews)
      # 24487245
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Top Cog™ Drive V-Belt by Dayco®. Specially constructed for vehicles that utilize the multiple-belt system, this product features raw-edge construction along with a patented top cogged design, which ensures...
      Designed for power transmission to vehicle accessoriesConstructed for vehicles that utilize V-belts
      $4.04 - $15.41
    • (0 reviews)
      # 48819046
      Chevy Malibu 1981, MasterPro XL™ High Capacity Standard Drive V-Belt by Gates®. When you’re low on oil, coolant or some other fluid, you may be tempted to just run down to the local auto parts chain store. But before you waste...
      $11.17 - $15.57
    • (0 reviews)
      # 96239193
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1981, Oil Filter by Crown®. Crown Automotive is just the ticket if you want to get the most out of your vehicle as well as revel in a more exciting driving experience. You will surely get a real bang for...
      Developed to improve your driving experienceConstructed to ensure ultimate operation
      $6.44
    • (0 reviews)
      # 83758142
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Extra Guard™ Oil Filter by FRAM®. 1 Piece. The moving parts in your engine are cushioned by a very thin film of oil between the moving parts and bearings. If dirt gets in between these components, you may end...
      Provides superior engine protection and oil filtrationDesigned for Conventional Motor Oil
      $6.63 - $16.29
    • (0 reviews)
      # 83758146
      Chevy Malibu 1981, High Mileage™ Oil Filter by FRAM®. 1 Piece. This Full-Flow Spin-On filter helps to extend the service life of High Mileage vehicles ensuring maximum engine protection and unrestricted oil flow. It's the perfect...
      Ensures extreme engine protection and oil filtration for older high mileage vehiclesContains time-released additives to maintain protection throughout oil life
      $9.23 - $9.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # 83758148
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Tough Guard™ Oil Filter by FRAM®. 1 Piece. This filter is designed to ensure maximum protection to your engine under any driving conditions. FRAM Tough Guard oil filter uses only high-quality media blend and...
      Ensures extreme engine protection and oil filtrationDesigned for Premium Conventional and Synthetic Blend Motor Oil
      $8.96 - $9.59
    • (0 reviews)
      # 83758149
      Chevy Malibu 3.8L 1981, Ultra Synthetic™ Oil Filter by FRAM®. Inlet Diameter: 18mm x 1.5mm Thread; Overall Diameter: 2.98". 1 Piece. Engineered for maximum engine protection without affecting oil flow this full-flow filter...
      Designed for Full-Flow oil filtrationFor use with synthetic oil
      $10.72 - $11.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # 39560310
      Chevy Malibu 3.8L / 5.0L 3.48" Engine Stroke 1981, Engine Oil Pump by Sealed Power®. Standard Volume, High Pressure.
      $50.43
    • (0 reviews)
      # 81858346
      Chevy Malibu 1981 Oil Pump by DNJ Engine Components®. This supreme DNJ oil pump will come in handy if you need to replace your malfunctioning component and restore your vehicle to its proper performance. Made from superior...
      Designed to replace your worn out factory oil pumpHelps keep your vehicle operating at its maximum
      $28.57 - $31.75
    • (0 reviews)
      # 16418891
      Chevy Malibu 4.4L / 5.0L / 5.7L 1981, Engine Oil Pan by Dorman®. Without Gasket. With Oil Drain Plug. Many Dorman Oil Pans include a drain plug and drain plug gasket. The engine oil pan gasket is sold separately. Since this part is...
      Stamped steel or cast aluminum construction ensures long lasting durabilityHigh strength coating prevents rust
      $43.76
    • (0 reviews)
      # 24036457
      Chevy Malibu 4.4L / 5.0L / 5.7L 1981, Engine Conversion Gasket Set by Victor Reinz®, Use 1 per Car. OEM Standard. Material: Oil Pan: Cork-Rubber. Rear Main Seal: Rubber. Included: Miscellaneous Gaskets And Seals, Water Pump Gasket,...
      $29.06
    • (0 reviews)
      # 24093626
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Engine Gasket Set by Victor Reinz®, Use 1 per Car. OEM Standard. When you’re low on oil, coolant or some other fluid, you may be tempted to just run down to the local auto parts chain store. But before you...
      $53.47 - $77.44
    • (0 reviews)
      # 39560949
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Engine Push Rod by Sealed Power®.
      $2.92 - $8.28
    • (0 reviews)
      # 41720426
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Engine Rocker Arm Kit by Sealed Power®.
      $6.42 - $9.12
    • (0 reviews)
      # 41664836
      Chevy Malibu 3.40" Engine Stroke 1981, Engine Rocker Arm Retainer by Sealed Power®.
      $1.23
    • (0 reviews)
      # 42247540
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Engine Push Rod by Speed Pro®.
      $10.02 - $14.70
    • (0 reviews)
      # 41719625
      Chevy Malibu 5.7L 1981, Engine Rocker Arm Kit by Speed Pro®.
      $10.37 - $15.61
    • (0 reviews)
      # 81852397
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1981 Freeze Plugs Set by DNJ Engine Components®. This premium product is the best way to go for those looking for the highest quality replacement that offers supreme levels of quality, performance and...
      Designed to replace your malfunctioning partsHelps get your vehicle back to its original performance
      $23.90
    • (0 reviews)
      # 81852398
      Chevy Malibu 5.7L 1981 Cylinder Head Gasket by DNJ Engine Components®. Get this top-grade quality replacement for your worn out part from DNJ. Expertly crafted from premium materials, this product is of the finest quality to...
      Designed to restore your vehicle's original performanceProvides superior sealing performance
      $13.56
    • (0 reviews)
      # 86141642
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Professional™ Engine Oil Filler Cap by ACDelco®. An ACDelco Professional, premium aftermarket Engine Oil Filler Cap is a threaded or quarter-turn cap that seals the oil filler opening on your vehicle’s...
      Seal and help keep oil from leaking out of your engine oil filler openingProfessional, premium aftermarket replacement
      $2.32 - $13.04
    • (0 reviews)
      # 20823997
      Chevy Malibu 3.8L / 4.4L / 5.0L / 5.7L 1981, Engine Oil Filler Cap by Gates®. Gates produces a variety of plastic and metal oil filler cap designs to meet the needs of OEM automotive, heavy duty and military applications. Cam Twist.
      $2.71
    • (0 reviews)
      # 12074738
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1981, Valve Cover Spreader Bars by Spectre Performance®. Material Used: Steel. Package Quantity: 4. Includes: Spreader Bars. Rooted in racing, Spectre Performance designs and builds every product with the...
      High-tech engine parts for the most power and best performanceThe finest exterior and interior parts for superior appearance and functionality
      $6.11
    • (0 reviews)
      # 101775910
      Chevy Malibu 3.8L / 4.4L / 5.0L / 5.7L 1981, Engine Oil Filler Cap by Stant®. Cam Type: Cam Twist. Neck Depth: 1". Neck Diameter: 1.19". Shell Diameter: 3". This oil filler cap is designed to fit and function the same as the...
      Designed to fit and function as the original equipment capMade from premium materials
      $2.73
    • (0 reviews)
      # 38629353
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Engine Camshaft Bearing Engine Camshaft Bearing Set by Sealed Power®.
      $24.79 - $62.93
    • (0 reviews)
      # 81852395
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1981 Camshaft Bearing Set by DNJ Engine Components®. If you crave for the finest replacement for your worn out parts, look no further than this superior bearing set that is built with the same quality and...
      Designed to provide reliable performance within your vehicle's engineMade from top-grade materials with utmost care to ensure long-lasting service
      $22.74
    • (0 reviews)
      # 72435666
      Chevy Malibu H / J / K / L Engine VIN code 1981, Rocker Arm Nut by Melling®.
      Right for your vehicle and lifestyleMade from high-quality materials for ultimate durability
      $1.12
    • (0 reviews)
      # 72435664
      Chevy Malibu A Engine VIN code 1981, Rocker Arm Retainer by Melling®.
      Right for your vehicle and lifestyleMade from high-quality materials for ultimate durability
      $1.38
    • (0 reviews)
      # 39511050
      Chevy Malibu 3.48" Engine Stroke 1981, Engine Rocker Arm Ball by Sealed Power®.
      $1.19
    • (0 reviews)
      # 41664774
      Chevy Malibu 3.48" Engine Stroke 1981, Engine Rocker Arm Nut by Sealed Power®. Self-locking, 3/8" x 24 Threads. Adustable.
      $1.75
    • (0 reviews)
      # 41720430
      Chevy Malibu 3.48" Engine Stroke 1981, Engine Rocker Arm Stud by Sealed Power®.
      $4.32 - $5.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # 41720452
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Engine Valve Guide by Sealed Power®.
      $2.18 - $8.40




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