1981 Ford F-250 Performance Exhaust Systems

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      # 64168103
      Ford F-250 Regular Cab / SuperCab 5.0L 1981, Dual Competition™ Header-Back Exhaust System Kit by Hooker®. Muffler Series: Dual Competition™. System Type: Header-Back. Runs Down Right Hand Side Between Frame And Drive Shaft....
      This part is legal for use on Uncontrolled (Non-Emissions Controlled) Vehicles or Racing VehiclesEach system is supplied with a high-efficiency stamped crossover & high-flow TIG-welded 304 SS absorption mufflers
      $198.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 64168104
      Ford F-250 Regular Cab / SuperCab 4.9L / 5.0L 1981, Dual Competition™ Manifold-Back Exhaust System by Hooker®. Muffler Series: Dual Competition™. Main Piping Diameter: 2.25". System Type: Manifold-Back. Hooker Manifold Back...
      Reducer Flex-TubesReduces Backpressure
      $228.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 70304512
      Ford F-250 V8 1981, Scavenger Series Block Hugger Style Ceramic Coated Elite Headers by Flowmaster®. Sema Emissions Code: 3. Compact Rear Dump Configuration. Attachment Method: Ball and Socket Flange. 2 per Pack. Inlet Port Shape:...
      Increases horsepower and torqueImproves engine efficiency and throttle response
      $593.19
    • (0 reviews)
      # 142872543
      Ford F-250 Windsor Engine 1981, Block Hugger Headers by Flowtech®. CARB Compliant: No. System Type: Block Hugger. Primary Tubing Diameter: 1.625". Collector Outlet Diameter: 2.5". Flowtech Headers are the perfect combination of...
      Tight fit block hugger design for popular hot rod and street rodsHeavy duty 16-gauge tubing for increased strength and durability
      $179.95 - $349.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 145704044
      Ford F-250 5.0L Automatic Transmission 1981, Mild Steel Black Painted Long Tube Headers by Flowtech®. CARB Compliant: No. Finish: Black Painted. Primary Tubing Diameter: 1.5". Collector Outlet Diameter: 2.5". Header Material: Mild...
      Mandrel-formed Power Plenum collectors for low backpressureConstructed of .060 cold roll flash mild steel tubing
      $175.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 142872579
      Ford F-250 Automatic Transmission 1981, Mild Steel Long Tube Headers by Flowtech®. CARB Compliant: No. Primary Tubing Diameter: 1.5". Collector Outlet Diameter: 2.5". Header Material: Mild Steel. FLOWTECH headers are precision...
      Mandrel-formed Power Plenum collectors for low backpressureConstructed of .060 cold roll flash mild steel tubing
      $191.95 - $415.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 64181403
      Ford F-250 1981, Competition™ Full Length Header by Hooker®. Series: Competition™. Collector Outlet Diameter: 2.5". CARB Compliant: No. Collector Length: 8". Port Shape: Same As Port. All necessary hardware included for a...
      Mandrel-bent tubing for smooth exhaust flowLight weight & sturdy 16 gauge tubing
      $219.95 - $571.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 64168098
      Ford F-250 4.9L 1981, Super Competition™ Black Painted Full Length Header by Hooker®. Series: Super Competition™. Primary Tubing Diameter: 1.625". Collector Outlet Diameter: 2.5". CARB Compliant: No. Full Length. All necessary...
      Tuned-length primary tubes for maximum exhaust scavenging and velocityMandrel-bent tubing for smooth exhaust flow
      $496.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 91560803
      Ford F-250 5.0L With Small Block Ford Engine 1981, Raw Steel Tight Tuck Street Rod Headers, 1 5/8" Tubes by Patriot Exhaust®. Collector diameter: 2 1/2". Tight Tuck headers are the solution to many problems associated with engine...
      Tight Tucks fit in the tightest of engine compartments and clear most stock motor mounts.Durable 16-gauge tubing
      $188.16
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87328015
      Ford F-250 With Ford Small Block Engine 1981, IMCA Modified Headers by Schoenfeld Headers®. Comes in a set. Includes Bolts/Studs, Gaskets. Header made from Steel. This top-notch product by Schoenfeld Headers is made to give that...
      Engineered to enhance your vehicle's performanceMade to stringent quality standards
      $263.20 - $272.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 56801728
      Ford F-250 With Ford Small Block Engine Windsor Engine 1981, IMCA Modified Long-Tube Design Headers, Tubes 1 3/4", Collector ID 3 1/2", Collector Length 8" by Schoenfeld Headers®, 1 Pair. Painted. Includes Bolts/Studs, Gaskets....
      Engineered to enhance your vehicle's performanceMade to stringent quality standards
      $253.45
    • (0 reviews)
      # 56801715
      Ford F-250 With Ford Small Block Engine 4.9L / 5.0L 1981, Sprint Car Headers, Tubes 1 3/4", Collector ID 3 1/2", Collector Length 13" by Schoenfeld Headers®, 1 Pair. Header made from Steel. Painted. This top-notch product by...
      Engineered to enhance your vehicle's performanceMade to stringent quality standards
      $272.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87328022
      Ford F-250 With Ford Small Block Engine 1981, Stock Clip Crossover Headers by Schoenfeld Headers®. This top-notch product by Schoenfeld Headers is made to give that extra boost that every driver appreciates. This product is...
      Engineered to enhance your vehicle's performanceMade to stringent quality standards
      $292.45 - $302.20
    • (0 reviews)
      # 56801743
      Ford F-250 With Ford Small Block Engine 5.0L 1981, Stock Clip Headers, Tubes 1 3/4"-1 7/8", Collector ID 3 1/2", Collector Length 9" by Schoenfeld Headers®. Comes in a set. Fenderwell, Painted. Includes Bolts/Studs, Gaskets. Header...
      Engineered to enhance your vehicle's performanceMade to stringent quality standards
      $311.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 136721744
      Ford F-250 1981, Mild Steel Long Tube Headers by PaceSetter®. CARB Compliant: No. Header Material: Mild Steel. Collector Diameter: 3". Primary Tubing Diameter: 1.625". Quality manufactured and affordably priced, PaceSetter Long...
      3/8” thick CNC-machined, port matched steel flanges1-7/8” or 1-3/4” 16-gauge mild steel, mandrel-bent primaries
      $252.25 - $400.92
    • (0 reviews)
      # 97229421
      Ford F-250 Custom With Power Steering Box With Auto Transmission Column without Manual Transmission Column With Air Conditioning (A/C) 1981, Elite Ultra-Duty Street Headers by Hedman Hedders®. Hedman's ELITE Hedders are the best...
      Made of High Quality MaterialsIdeal for Heavy Duty Applications
      $453.57 - $491.04
    • (0 reviews)
      # 97229427
      Ford F-250 1981, Standard Duty Black MAXX Coated Headers by Hedman Hedders®. System Type: Full-Length. Primary Tubing Diameter: 1.5". 1 Pair. Includes Bolts, Studs, Gaskets, Reducers. Header made from Steel. The standard-duty Black...
      Made of High Quality MaterialsExtremely durable, protective SATIN BLACK ceramic-metallic coating
      $471.01 - $510.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # 97229412
      Ford F-250 Custom With Power Steering Box With Auto Transmission Column With Air Conditioning (A/C) 1981, Standard Duty Uncoated Headers by Hedman Hedders®. The standard-duty Hedman Hedders come from the factory with an extremely...
      Made of High Quality MaterialsBuilt to Last
      $215.73 - $585.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # 22198276
      Ford F-250 4.9L / 5.0L 1981, Direct Fit Federal Catalytic Converter by MagnaFlow®. Catalytic Converter Substrate Material: Ceramic. Converter Body Material: Stainless Steel. CARB Compliant: No. Converter Configuration: Direct-Fit....
      Converter body manufactured from heavy-duty stainless steelIncreases exhaust flow compared to original factory converter
      $132.77
    • (0 reviews)
      # 97684496
      Ford F-250 Regular Cab / SuperCab 1981, Dual Pipe Kit by DynoMax®. With their great selection of exhaust pipes and accessories, DynoMax will provide you with everything necessary to complete the exhaust job. Every component is...
      Special reducer design allows for a variety of mounting optionsExtra long 16-gauge tailpipe with side exits and a full 2.25-in. or 2.5-in. diameter
      $158.19
    • (0 reviews)
      # 142872576
      Ford F-250 5.0L / 5.8L / 6.6L 1981, 3-Bolt Reducer with O2 Sensor Fitting by Flowtech®. 3-Bolt. Flowtech understands that when you purchase a set of headers, a muffler, or even an entire exhaust system, you want to know that...
      Expertly crafted from premium materialsDesigned to match rigorous quality standards
      $37.50
    • (0 reviews)
      # 97260113
      Ford F-250 1981, Premium Series™ Header Gasket Set by BBK®. These premium steel core graphite gaskets are flexible for a long lasting leak-proof seal even when cylinder head and header flange surfaces aren’t perfectly flat....
      Provides a long lasting, leak-proof sealFlexible graphite will conform to surface irregularities and won’t stick to headers or cylinder head
      $14.99 - $39.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 78901220
      Ford F-250 5.0L / 5.8L 1981, Exhaust Manifold Flange by Vibrant Performance®. Thickness: 0.375". Do you want to get more power out of your vehicle? Then this superior Vibrant Performance product is just for you. Carefully designed...
      Made of High Quality MaterialsAvailable in different sizes
      $146.21
    • (0 reviews)
      # 142872573
      Ford F-250 1981, Aluminum Header Gasket Set by Flowtech®. Includes 1 Pair Header Flange Gaskets, 1 Pair 3" Collector Gaskets, 1 Pair 2.5" Collector Gaskets. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to...
      Engineered for a precise, easy fitManufactured of P73 Ferroglass non-asbestos facing material for long life
      $10.04
    • (0 reviews)
      # 142872546
      Ford F-250 5.0L / 5.8L 1981, Real-Seal™ Aluminum Header Gaskets by Flowtech®. Flowtech REAL-SEAL header and collector gaskets are a revolutionary break-through in exhaust sealing technology. Constructed of separate layers of...
      Multi-Layer “Dead Soft” aluminum conforms to create a leak-proof sealWill not burn or blow out
      $45.62
    • (0 reviews)
      # 64181383
      Ford F-250 1981, Super Competition™ Fiber Header Gasket by Hooker®. Series: Super Competition™. Thickness: 0.07". Hooker's precision-matched Super Competition header gaskets provide a sure fit and unmatched exhaust sealing....
      Precision fit for improved sealingSteel core provides superior adhesion
      $12.89 - $13.97
    • (0 reviews)
      # 73935451
      Ford F-250 5.0L 1981, Pressure Master™ Header Seal by Earl's Performance®. Pressure Master™ Seals, designed and manufactured for Earl’s by Parker Hannifin Corporation, were the first high performance seals developed to solve...
      Uses Aerospace TechnologyReusable/Adaptable
      $19.07 - $37.10
    • (0 reviews)
      # 102171248
      Ford F-250 5.0L 1981, Rectangular Port Exhaust Header Gasket by Mr. Gasket®. Ultra-Seal. Includes Header Exhaust, Collector Flange Gasket, Header and Collector Flange Bolts.
      Gaskets for every application, from mild to wildAluminum, copper or steel gaskets
      $30.57
    • (0 reviews)
      # 102205413
      Ford F-250 1981, Exhaust Gasket Set by Mr. Gasket®. Whatever exhaust system you install on your engine, whether it’s a set of chromed headers or simply a set of cleaned up flat black rams horn manifolds, you’ll need gaskets and...
      Gaskets for every application, from mild to wildAluminum, copper or steel gaskets
      $17.31 - $42.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 102205409
      Ford F-250 1981, Rectangular Port Ultra-Seal™ Exhaust Gasket Set by Mr. Gasket®.
      Gaskets for every application, from mild to wildAluminum, copper or steel gaskets
      $22.41 - $28.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # 12054470
      Ford F-250 1981, Exhaust Header Gaskets by Spectre Performance®. Package Quantity: 2. Includes: 2 Gaskets. Rooted in racing, Spectre Performance designs and builds every product with the same goal in mind - the best performance in...
      High-tech engine parts for the most power and best performanceThe finest exterior and interior parts for superior appearance and functionality
      $8.52 - $19.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # 17594774
      Ford F-250 1981, Exhaust Gasket by Edelbrock®. Any gasket can create a seal, but a good gasket can do it with less clamping force, and for a longer period of time. Edelbrock's gaskets are not only manufactured from extremely high...
      Fast shipping; 1-2 day delivery time regardless of where you’re locatedThe finest quality at a great price
      $19.67 - $19.70
    • (0 reviews)
      # 91566113
      Ford F-250 5.0L With Small Block Ford Engine 1981, Header Flange Kit by Patriot Exhaust®, 1 Pair. Header Flange Kit SBF. Manufactured from 5/16" thick material. Includes Gaskets, Mounting Hardware. Header Flange made from Steel....
      Precision machined header flangesSupplied with our premium head gaskets
      $42.97 - $45.11
    • (0 reviews)
      # 84371086
      Ford F-250 5.0L 1981, Header Gasket Set by Proform®. If you are looking to enhance your vehicle's performance, then this top-notch product is definitely what you need. Manufactured from premium quality materials this Proform...
      Carefully designed to improve the performance of your vehicleCrafted from first-rate materials
      $27.76
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87328002
      Ford F-250 With Ford Small Block Engine 1981, Exhaust Gasket by Schoenfeld Headers®, 1 Piece. This top-notch product by Schoenfeld Headers is made to give that extra boost that every driver appreciates. This product is designed...
      Engineered to enhance your vehicle's performanceMade to stringent quality standards
      $13.34
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87328008
      Ford F-250 With Ford Small Block Engine Windsor Engine 1981, Header Flanges by Schoenfeld Headers®, 1 Piece. Header Flange made from Steel. This top-notch product by Schoenfeld Headers is made to give that extra boost that every...
      Engineered to enhance your vehicle's performanceMade to stringent quality standards
      $36.21
    • (1 review)
      # 69339802
      Ford F-250 5.0L With Small Block 1981, Manifold Heat Spacer by BTP®. This premium quality part by BTP helps your exhaust system to perform at its full efficiency as well as provide your vehicle with a more aggressive and powerful...
      Engineered to make your exhaust system perform at its peakProvides a powerful and aggressive sound
      $23.31
    • (0 reviews)
      # 97229424
      Ford F-250 5.0L / 5.8L 1981, Husler Port Flanges by Hedman Hedders®. Comes in a kit. Includes Gaskets, Mounting Hardware. Header Flange made from Steel. Hedman Husler Hedder flanges are the same high quality, port matched flanges...
      Made of High Quality MaterialsBuilt to Last
      $124.69 - $199.83
    • (0 reviews)
      # 116550048
      Ford F-250 5.0L 1981, Exhaust Manifold Gasket Set by Magnum Gasket®. Standard Material. You'd better be ready to take the heat if you're going to seal an exhaust manifold, where temperatures can often exceed 1,000°F. You can count...
      Made of High Quality MaterialsThe best combination of steel layers and high-temp gasket materials
      $12.11
    • (0 reviews)
      # 144950908
      Ford F-250 With Small Block Ford Engine 1981, Copper Exhaust Header Gasket by Big End Performance®, 1 Pair. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to come. Designed using state-of-the-art technology...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $33.38 - $35.63
    • (0 reviews)
      # 95718916
      Ford F-250 Ford Engine 1981, Header Bolt Kit by ARP®. Thread Size: 3/8. Quantity: Set of 16. Package Type: Skin. ARP manufactures a variety of premium grade bolt and stud kits to facilitate installation of exhaust headers including...
      Designed to unlock more performance out of your vehicleDeliver a reasonable balance of strength and durability
      $25.60 - $163.63
    • (0 reviews)
      # 115288884
      Ford F-250 1981, Replacement Exhaust Kit by Walker®. If you are looking for the ultimate in quality and value, then this superior replacement exhaust kit by Walker is what you need. All its components are designed with precision...
      Direct fit replacementIncludes all applicable flanges, hangers, and sensor fittings
      $32.14 - $135.61
    • (0 reviews)
      # 16498328
      Ford F-250 1981, Exhaust Manifold by Dorman®. Finish: Natural. Material: Cast Iron. Flange Bolt Hole Quantity: 0. Flange Stud Hole Quantity: 2. Heat Shield Included: No. With Installation Hardware. Package Type: Box. More like a...
      Cast iron or stainless tubular construction protects against warping and/or crackingLeak-resistant for long-lasting performance
      $74.95 - $183.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87066675
      Ford F-250 1981, CalCat™ Stainless Steel Catalytic Converter without Air Tube by Walker®. Catalytic Series: CalCat™. Catalytic Converter Substrate Material: Ceramic. CARB Compliant: Yes. Converter Configuration: Universal Fit....
      RIGHT loading of precious metalsThe proper catalyst material and design
      $66.47 - $121.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87066676
      Ford F-250 1981, Stainless Steel Catalytic Converter by Walker®. Catalytic Converter Substrate Material: Ceramic. CARB Compliant: No. Converter Configuration: Universal Fit. Converter Body Material: Stainless Steel. Inlet Diameter...
      Constructed to meet your vehicle’s specific emissions requirementsFeatures stainless steel body with aluminized steel pipe and heat shields
      $56.41 - $112.66
    • (0 reviews)
      # 17569030
      Ford F-250 4.9L / 5.0L / 5.8L 1981, Standard Direct Fit Undercar Catalytic Converter by Eastern®. Includes: 3 Clamps. Inlet A: 2.5". Outlet A: 2.25". Overall Length: 38". If you need to replace your failed or damaged catalytic...
      Direct OEM replacementConverts harmful engine emissions to less dangerous gases and water vapor
      $127.38
    • (0 reviews)
      # 100286777
      Ford F-250 1981, Universal Fit Catalytic Converter by Eastern®. Inlet A: 2.25". Outlet A: 2.25". Whether your catalytic converter is damaged by road debris or failed due to an engine problem, you definitely need a new one, and this...
      Universal fitConverts harmful engine emissions to less dangerous gases and water vapor
      $45.25 - $117.10
    • (0 reviews)
      # 33391689
      Ford F-250 V8 1981, Aluminized Steel Round Muffler by Walker®. Inlet Diameter: 2.25". Outlet Diameter: 2.25". Muffler Body Height: 6". Muffler Body Width: 6". Muffler Body Length: 24". Muffler Overall Length: 30". Muffler Body...
      Makes installation quick and easyAn economical replacement for OE components
      $79.43
    • (0 reviews)
      # 18181353
      Ford F-250 1981, Aluminized Steel Round Muffler by Walker®. Inlet Diameter: 2.25". Muffler Body Height: 6". Muffler Body Width: 6". Muffler Body Length: 25". Muffler Overall Length: 31". Muffler Body Material: Aluminized Steel....
      Economical performance and acousticsUniversal fit allows for greater installation flexibility
      $32.14
    • (0 reviews)
      # 35464397
      Ford F-250 1981, Quiet-Flow™ Aluminized Steel Round Muffler by Walker®. Muffler Series: Quiet-Flow™. Inlet Diameter: 2.25". Muffler Overall Length: 31". Muffler Body Material: Aluminized Steel. Muffler Body Shape: Round....
      Designed for OE equivalent sound and precision fitSpun-locked heads for a proper resistance to backfire
      $57.28 - $60.56
    • (0 reviews)
      # 18168609
      Ford F-250 1981, SoundFX™ Aluminized Steel Round Direct-Fit Muffler by Walker®. Muffler Series: SoundFX™. Inlet Diameter: 2.25". Muffler Body Length: 25". Muffler Body Material: Aluminized Steel. Muffler Body Shape: Round....
      Designed to deliver ultimate performance and pleasing sound qualityOE-equivalent direct-fit design
      $42.12 - $43.44
    • (0 reviews)
      # 18173299
      Ford F-250 1981, SoundFX™ Aluminized Steel Round Muffler by Walker®. Muffler Series: SoundFX™. Inlet Diameter: 2.25". Muffler Body Length: 25". Muffler Body Material: Aluminized Steel. Muffler Body Shape: Round. Muffler...
      Designed to deliver ultimate performance and pleasing sound qualityMay require a few modifications to install
      $32.54 - $32.61
    • (0 reviews)
      # 18133661
      Ford F-250 L6 1981, Aluminized Steel Front Pipe by Walker®. CARB Compliant: No. Material: Aluminized Steel. Inlet Quantity: 1 Inlet. Outlet Quantity: 1 Outlet. Inlet Connection Type: 2 Bolt Loose Flange. Outlet Connection Type:...
      Made of High Qua;lity Aluminized SteelCorrosion Resistant
      $58.14 - $65.11
    • (0 reviews)
      # 176899904
      Ford F-250 1981, Aluminized Steel Intermediate Pipe by Walker®. CARB Compliant: No. Material: Aluminized Steel. Inlet Diameter: 2.25". Outlet Diameter: 2.25". Overall Length: 26". Inlet Quantity: 1 Inlet. Outlet Quantity: 1 Outlet....
      Made of High Quality Aluminized SteelCorrosion Resistant
      $8.76
    • (1 review)
      # 85230407
      Ford F-250 1981, Aluminized Steel Intermediate Pipe by Walker®. CARB Compliant: No. Material: Aluminized Steel. Inlet Diameter: 2.25". Outlet Diameter: 2.25". Overall Length: 20.05". Inlet Quantity: 1 Inlet. Outlet Quantity: 1...
      Made of High Quality Aluminized SteelCorrosion Resistant
      $8.72
    • (0 reviews)
      # 18183053
      Ford F-250 V8 1981, Aluminized Steel Y-Pipe by Walker®. CARB Compliant: No. Material: Aluminized Steel. Outlet Diameter: 2.25". Inlet Quantity: 2 Inlets. Outlet Quantity: 1 Outlet. Inlet Connection Type: 2 Bolt Loose Flange with...
      Designed to directly replace the factory partConstructed with OEM type connections
      $78.48 - $115.12
    • (0 reviews)
      # 18177940
      Ford F-250 1981, Aluminized Steel Tail Pipe by Walker®. CARB Compliant: No. Material: Aluminized Steel. Inlet Quantity: 1 Inlet. Outlet Quantity: 1 Outlet. If you want exhaust piping that delivers precise OE-style fit, appearance,...
      Designed to directly replace the factory partMade with precision benders and fixture checked
      $64.24 - $67.38
    • (0 reviews)
      # 176899914
      Ford F-250 1981, Aluminized Steel Muffler Heat Shield by Walker®. Material: Aluminized Steel. Overall Length: 18". Inlet Quantity: 1 Inlet. Outlet Quantity: 1 Outlet. With their extensive selection of accessories and hardware for...
      Makes installation quick and easyOptimal OE-style fit and quality
      $13.01
    • (0 reviews)
      # 176899928
      Ford F-250 1981, Stainless Steel Muffler Strap by Walker®. Material: Stainless Steel. Overall Length: 34.25". Inlet Quantity: 1 Inlet. Outlet Quantity: 1 Outlet. With their extensive selection of accessories and hardware for the...
      Makes installation quick and easyOptimal OE-style fit and quality
      $7.62
    • (0 reviews)
      # 176796492
      Ford F-250 L6 4WD (Four Wheel Drive) 133.0" Wheelbase / 155.0" Wheelbase without Catalytic Converter 1981, Rubber Insulator by Walker®. Material: Rubber. Overall Length: 3.125". Inlet Quantity: 1 Inlet. Outlet Quantity: 1 Outlet.
      $7.00




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