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      # 59089206
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Sport Drilled 1-Piece Brake Rotor by StopTech®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. Driving Style: Daily Driver, Hauling & Towing. Rotor Type: Solid. Rotor Outside Diameter: 239mm (9.41"). Rotor Height: 35.1mm (1.38")....
      Engineered to look good behind the wheel and perform at the same timePower alloy metallurgy
      $72.32
    • (0 reviews)
      # 59089209
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Sport Slotted 1-Piece Brake Rotor by StopTech®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. Driving Style: Daily Driver, Hauling & Towing. Rotor Type: Solid. Rotor Style: Slotted. Construction: 1-Piece Rotor. Without Cryo...
      Engineered to look good behind the wheel and perform at the same timePower alloy metallurgy
      $57.84
    • (0 reviews)
      # 44551089
      Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 1983, Sport Decela Drilled and Slotted 1-Piece Brake Rotors by Baer®. Quantity: 2 per Pack. Driving Style: Street & Track, Performance Street. Rotor Type: Solid. Rotor Outside Diameter: 239.01mm...
      Sets for front and rear are available, and include brake rotors only1-piece rotor is made from patented high-silicone content iron that provides excellent vibration dampening, high frictional grip, lower wear, and resistance to heat buildup
      $141.42
    • (0 reviews)
      # 10741890
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Drilled and Slotted 1-Piece Brake Rotors by Chrome Brakes®. Quantity: 2 per Pack. Driving Style: Street & Track, Performance Street. Rotor Type: Solid. Rotor Outside Diameter: 239mm (9.41"). Number of Bolts:...
      Sized to match OEM dimensions while providing superior braking performance and better looksAvailable in sets for front and rear
      +2
      $153.02
    • (0 reviews)
      # 47966459
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Greenstuff 2000 Series Sport Front Brake Pads by EBC®. Driving Style: Daily Driver, Performance Street. Dust Rating: Medium. Finish: Green Powder Coat. Material: Organic Friction. FMSI: D158, D206, D280,...
      Designed to give a high level of grip upon initial brake applicationEngineered for optimum performance on lighter vehicles with horsepower ratings under 200
      $73.66
    • (0 reviews)
      # 47966460
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Redstuff Ceramic Low Dust Front Brake Pads by EBC®. Driving Style: Daily Driver, Performance Street. Dust Rating: Low. Finish: Red Powder Coat. Material: Kevlar® with Ceramic Particles. FMSI: D158, D206,...
      Superior ceramic pad compounds resist heat buildup, dust, and squealingCeramic pad compounds wear slower and last longer than OEM equipment
      $79.72
    • (0 reviews)
      # 47966462
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Ultimax OEM Replacement Front Brake Pads by EBC®. Driving Style: Daily Driver. Dust Rating: Medium. Finish: Black Powder Coat. Material: AF42/66 Friction. FMSI: D158, D206, D280, D307, D569. Get the fit and...
      Patented AF42/66 pad friction material features a low level of metallic compounds that reduces rotor wear by up to 50%Produces low amount of brake dust
      $59.24
    • (0 reviews)
      # 76916309
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Yellowstuff Front Brake Pads by EBC®. Driving Style: Performance Street, Street & Track. Dust Rating: Medium. Finish: Yellow Powder Coat. Material: Aramid Fibers. FMSI: D158. These are racing-grade...
      Designed to provide an optimum combination of street and racetrack performanceUnique composition allows high braking friction when brakes are cold
      $82.22
    • (0 reviews)
      # 155911022
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Motorsports Performance Compound Front Brake Pads by Hawk®. Driving Style: Track Only. Dust Rating: High. Finish: Black Powder Coat. Material: Ferro-Carbon. Thickness: 15.11mm (0.595"). These brake pads are...
      Consistent pedal feelLow pad wear
      $88.56 - $217.74
    • (0 reviews)
      # 5813226
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Performance Ceramic Front Brake Pads by Hawk®. Driving Style: Performance Street. Dust Rating: Low. Finish: Black Powder Coat. Material: Ceramic. Thickness: 15.11mm (0.595"). These brake pads are designed to...
      Pads and clips are designed in the precise size and shape of factory OEM parts for proper fit and operationCeramic pad compounds offer a smoother more superior level of braking power most effective at autobahn speeds
      $89.33
    • (0 reviews)
      # 10708790
      Volkswagen Jetta with Solid Front Rotors 1983, Ceramix Rear Brake Pads by Chrome Brakes®. Driving Style: Performance Street. Dust Rating: Low. Material: Ceramic. These replacement brake pads are designed for aggressive street...
      Composite blend of ceramic and metallic material matches the low dust and long life of a ceramic brake pad while providing the superior biting grip equivalent to metallic compound padsDisc brake pads are sold in front and rear sets
      $65.52
    • (0 reviews)
      # 18804843
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, C-Tek™ Standard Plain Front Brake Rotor by Centric®. Height: 35.1mm (1.38'). Nominal Thickness: 11.9mm (0.47'). Minimum Thickness: 10mm (0.39'). Bolt Size: 13mm (0.51'). Hub: 65mm (2.56'). Hub: 100mm...
      OE style replacement rotorNon-directional finish
      $15.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # 181828094
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Professional Grade™ Front Brake Rotor by Raybestos®. Rotor Type: Solid. Outside Diameter: 239.01mm (9.41"). Bolt Circle Diameter: 3.94". Center Hole Diameter: 2.56". Discard Thickness: 0.412". Height:...
      Original Equipment Designs: Developed from OE samples; validated to meet TS16949 quality system standardsMeet SAE Standard for Tensile Strength: OE-matched, G3000 qualified material for structural integrity and maximum service life
      $18.30
    • (0 reviews)
      # 198798702
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Global™ Premium Front Brake Rotor by Bendix®. Rotor Design: Rotor Only. Rotor Type: Solid. Style: Full Cast. Outside Diameter: 239.32mm (9.42"). PCD: 4x100mm. Overall Height: 35.33mm (1.39"). Minimum...
      OE vane design + configuration = optimal noise performance and heat dissipationComputer-aided design + CNC machining = dimensional integrity, proper fit and function.
      $17.29
    • (0 reviews)
      # 52472757
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, TRUE Metal™ Premium Front Plain Brake Rotor by Beck Arnley®. Rotor Type: Solid. Outside Diameter: 238.6mm (9.39"). For one hundred years, Beck/Arnley has been providing premium OE quality parts for...
      It is recommended to use factory hardware for installationOE quality products from top original equipment
      $28.06
    • (0 reviews)
      # 79174948
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Front Brake Rotor by Pronto®. Rotor Style: Plain. Rotor Type: Solid. Outside Diameter: 239mm (9.41"). Overall Height: 35.1mm (1.38"). PCD: 4 x 100mm. Get maximum stopping power, reduced noise, and smooth,...
      Built in ISO certified factories to meet or surpass OE requirementsEngineered to high metallurgical standards to ensure ultimate quality, strength, and minimal noise
      $15.40
    • (0 reviews)
      # 7746978
      Volkswagen Jetta Base 1983, Sport Brake Coat Z X-Drill Coated Front Brake Rotor by Zimmermann®. Rotor Size: 239mm (9.41") x 12mm (0.47"). Rotor Type: Solid. Includes: without wear indicator. Are your brakes making noise? Is your...
      $57.50
    • (0 reviews)
      # 81665432
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Z16 Evolution Clean Ride Ceramic Front Brake Pads by Power Stop®. FMSI Interchange # D280A. Power Stop brake pads are engineered for noise free braking with dual rubber backed shims that offer 6 times more...
      Evolution ceramic low dust formula for superior braking power and cleaner wheelsThe pad surfaces are thermal scorched for a fast break-in
      $29.85
    • (0 reviews)
      # 51511550
      Volkswagen Jetta with Solid Rotors 1983, EURO™ Ultra-Premium Ceramic Front Brake Pads by Akebono®. Thickness: 16mm. Includes: Shims. These pads provide the confident control and responsive performance intended by European car...
      European braking performance with enhanced pedal feelFriction formula specially designed for European vehicles
      $64.49
    • (0 reviews)
      # 20650304
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, C-Tek™ Semi-Metallic Front Brake Pads by Centric®. Designed to provide consistent braking power without brake squealing, groaning, and vibration, these brake pads also produce minimal dust and prolong rotor...
      100% asbestos- and copper-free formulasSemi-metallic compounds for excellent braking performance
      $13.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # 181534788
      Volkswagen Jetta Gas 1983, Service Grade™ Semi-Metallic Front Brake Pads by Raybestos®. Inner Pad Size: 139.7mm (5.5") x 49.53mm (1.95"). Outer Pad Size: 139.7mm (5.5") x 49.53mm (1.95"). Raybestos Service Grade friction provides...
      Friction Material: Provides the safety and reliability you expect from Raybestos brand frictionBasic Shims, Slots and Chamfers: Help diminish noise, vibration and harshness
      $15.94
    • (0 reviews)
      # 18761305
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, QuickStop™ Semi-Metallic Front Brake Pads by Wagner®. FMSI: D280. Dependable stopping power is what you can expect with these QuickStop Brake Pads offered by one of the leading OE & Aftermarket friction...
      OE-matched friction formulations and configurations for reliable, like-new braking performance and maximum durabilityDesigned, tested and certified in the USA by Wagner’s OE Engineers
      $17.79
    • (0 reviews)
      # 18762112
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, ThermoQuiet™ Semi-Metallic Front Brake Pads by Wagner®. FMSI: D280. Quieter braking, superior stopping power under any conditions, and long pad life – that's what you get with these one-piece brake pads...
      Proprietary friction formulations provide quiet operation, unmatched braking performance, and less dustThermal-sensitive friction adjusts to a broad range of temperatures for dependable braking performance in varying conditions
      $27.02
    • (0 reviews)
      # 52479213
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, TRUE Friction™ OE Material Front Brake Pads by Beck Arnley®. Material: Organic. Without Hardware. For one hundred years, Beck/Arnley has been providing premium OE quality parts for vehicles. Beginning with...
      OE quality products from top original equipmentTop quality materials
      $22.12
    • (0 reviews)
      # 7866420
      Volkswagen Jetta Base 1983, Front Brake Pad Set by Pagid®. Include: Shims. Pagid manufactures a full range of brake pads to give wide vehicle parc coverage. All Pagid pads are manufactured to O.E. specification including more than...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersFast shipping; 1-2 day delivery time regardless of where you’re located
      $47.89
    • (0 reviews)
      # 97253934
      Volkswagen Jetta Base 1983, Deluxe Ceramic Front Brake Pad Set by PBR®. Without Shims. Recommended for lighter duty passenger cars, SUVs and light truck applications.
      Standard city and freeway brakingFrequent stop and go
      $53.21
    • (0 reviews)
      # 8660079
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, XBG Semi-Metallic Front Brake Pad Set by PBR®. Thickness: 19mm (0.75"). Without Shims. Perfect for extra loads, towing, 4WDs, SUVs, courier vans, taxis, and heavier passenger vehicles that require frequent...
      Frequent brakingHigh temperature braking
      $50.18
    • (0 reviews)
      # 20399627
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Remanufactured Semi-Loaded Brake Caliper by Centric®. Pressure tested and carefully inspected, this caliper ensures safe, leak-free performance while providing a precision fit. The caliper is tumble blasted...
      Remanufactured to meet the most exacting standards for reliable performance100% pressure tested and inspected to ensure proper operation and fitment
      $30.40
    • (0 reviews)
      # 181550650
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Professional Grade™ Semi-Loaded Remanufactured Brake Caliper by Raybestos®. Bleeder Thread Size: M7x1. Bore Diameter: 1.89". Inlet Thread Size: M10x1. Professional Grade Friction Ready Calipers let you...
      100% Pressure Tested: Dependable operation and leak-free performanceMaterials Match OE: Vehicle specific designs, cast iron or aluminum depending on the OE specifications
      $37.19
    • (0 reviews)
      # 52511882
      Volkswagen Jetta with Kelsey Hayes Calipers 1983, TRUE Calipers™ Semi-Loaded Remanufactured Front Uncoated Caliper by Beck Arnley®. Quantity Pistons: Single. Bore: 48mm (1.89"). For one hundred years, Beck/Arnley has been...
      OE quality products from top original equipmentTop quality materials
      $38.93
    • (1 review)
      # 45381203
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Remanufactured Unloaded Brake Caliper by A1 Cardone®. Bleeder Screw Size: M7 X 1.0. Casting Material: Iron. Inlet Port Size: M10 x 1.0. Piston Material: Metal. Piston Quantity: 1. Piston Size: 48mm (1.89")....
      100% tested to guarantee proper functionThe finest quality at a great price
      $28.97
    • (0 reviews)
      # 92892598
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Remanufactured Premium Semi-Loaded Brake Caliper by World Brake®. All Premium WBR calipers are remanufactured to match the exact look and function of the original equipment unit. Remanufactured in the USA,...
      Corrosion inhibiting protection: Long life and function even in severe climatesNew key mounting hardware: Quick, easy, cost effective & perfect fit installation
      $47.38
    • (0 reviews)
      # 19150956
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Premium Brake Master Cylinder by Centric®. Manufactured to OE and OES standards, this cylinder easily restores the braking system building the required amount of hydraulic pressure that is necessary for...
      Designed to match OE quality, configuration, and fitmentMeets OE and OES standards and specifications
      $28.82
    • (0 reviews)
      # 17884745
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Brake Master Cylinder With 6 Outlets by Dorman®. Bore Diameter: 13/16"; Forward Outlet Size: (3) M10 x 1.0; Rearward Outlet Size: (3) M10 x 1.0; without Reservoir; Material: Cast Iron; without Sensor....
      All rubber components are of high-quality EPDM compound for resistance to glycol-based brake fluidDirect replacement for a proper fit
      $34.28
    • (0 reviews)
      # 52479120
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Brake Master Cylinder by Beck Arnley®. Replacement Type. For one hundred years, Beck/Arnley has been providing premium OE quality parts for vehicles. Beginning with motorcycle parts in 1914 and transitioning...
      OE quality products from top original equipmentTop quality materials
      $45.74
    • (0 reviews)
      # 45381200
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Brake Master Cylinder by Cardone®. Primary Port Size: M10 X 1.0. Secondary Port Size: M10 X 1.0. Port Count: 6. Type: without Reservoir. Include: Bleeder Kit. CARDONE Select Engineered (CSE) Technology...
      100% tested to guarantee proper functionThe finest quality at a great price
      $35.40 - $35.71
    • (0 reviews)
      # 8620614
      Volkswagen Jetta Base with Power Brake 1983, Brake Master Cylinder by PBR®. Cylinder Diameter: 20.64mm (0.81"). Are your brakes making noise? Is your vehicle’s stopping power not what it used to be? Brake repairs are not...
      $142.32
    • (0 reviews)
      # 20399624
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Brake Hose by Centric®. Manufactured under the highest quality standards to meet or exceed OE quality, form, and function, this hose will provide reliable and long-lasting service life. It's designed to be a...
      Made of high-quality materialsMatches original equipment parts in quality, configuration, and fitment
      $8.75
    • (0 reviews)
      # 181828086
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Professional Grade™ Rear Brake Hydraulic Hose by Raybestos®. Length: 7.25". Hose End A Threads: M10x1. Hose End B Threads: M10x1. PG PLUS™ brake hoses meet Federal Standards to ensure performance and...
      Performs to identical standards required by Original Equipment manufacturers: Ensures optimal protection, service life and safetyIncludes all features in original equipment brake hoses: Brackets, grommets, molded plastic guards, or wire clips are provided with PG PLUS™
      $12.37
    • (0 reviews)
      # 17845844
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Brake Hydraulic Hose by Dorman®. End 2 Type/Size of Fitting: Female - M10 x 1.0; without Gaskets; without Bracket (Not Required); End Fitting Material: Treated Steel; Hose Material: EPDM Rubber; Jacket...
      Quality construction ensures strength, chemical and thermal resistance for longer lifeBrake Hoses with banjo end fittings include new copper washers to ensure proper sealing
      $8.76 - $10.94
    • (0 reviews)
      # 52511876
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Brake Hydraulic Hose by Beck Arnley®. For one hundred years, Beck/Arnley has been providing premium OE quality parts for vehicles. Beginning with motorcycle parts in 1914 and transitioning to import vehicles...
      OE quality products from top original equipmentTop quality materials
      $9.26 - $12.14
    • (0 reviews)
      # 20399633
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Front Caliper Repair Kit by Centric®. Rebuilding a brake caliper can be an economical alternative to buying a new unit. This kit includes new OE spec seal(s) and boot(s) for leak-free performance and durability.
      Saves you money and restores your caliperDesigned to meet OE quality, configuration, and fitment
      $3.46 - $5.80
    • (0 reviews)
      # 20314427
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Front Disc Brake Hardware Kit by Centric®. Designed for your specific application, this kit gives you all the parts needed for a disc brake service, except for brake pads and rotors. All items are...
      Built to precise specifications in form, fit, and functionEliminates brake noise
      $7.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # 181909276
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Professional Grade™ Brake Bleeder Screw by Raybestos®. A brake bleeder screw is normally mounted at the highest point on each cylinder or caliper and used to release air and old brake fluid from the brake...
      Releases air and fluid from the brake systemDirect replacement
      $24.70 - $27.62
    • (0 reviews)
      # 181827604
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Professional Grade™ Front Disc Brake Caliper Bolt Set by Raybestos®. Bolt Diameter: 0.45". Bolt Length: M8x1. Tool Type Required: .5". With these products by Raybestos Brake Parts, you get OE quality, and...
      Meets or exceeds original part specificationsExact fitment and direct replacement
      $3.31
    • (0 reviews)
      # 31685706
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Bleeder Screws by Dorman®. Material: Steel. Bolt Thread Size: M7 x 1.0. Save time and money with this alternative to pressure or vacuum equipment. Engineered with a built-in check valve that eliminates the...
      Easy, straightforward and fastStainless, brass and zinc-coated to powerfully resist corrosion and stripping
      $2.45 - $9.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 45731632
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Front Brake Hose Locks by Dorman®. Color/Finish: Silver; Material: Carbon Steel. Includes: 4 Brake Hose Locks. Dorman’s Brake Hose Locks are constructed from high-quality materials for a prolonged service...
      Effectively secures the brake hose to the vehicleCorrosion-resistant for long-lasting durability against harsh road and weather conditions
      $2.64
    • (0 reviews)
      # 45736804
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Front Disc Brake Caliper Bolts by Dorman®. Material: Steel. Includes: 2 Disc Brake Caliper Bolts. Dorman’s Disc Brake Caliper Bolt securely fastens the brake caliper to mounting bracket or knuckle. It is a...
      Easy to installPre-coated with thread lock to prevent loosening
      $8.38
    • (0 reviews)
      # 17860600
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Front Disc Brake Caliper Repair Kit by Dorman®. Bore Diameter: 1-7/8". Dorman’s Disc Brake Caliper Repair Kit contains the components necessary for repair of the Disc Brake Caliper. All of the rubber...
      Replacement restores disc brakes to proper operationReplacement prevents uneven braking
      $3.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # 45751429
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Front Disc Brake Hardware Kit by Dorman®. Dorman’s Disc Brake Hardware Kit is constructed from high-quality materials for a prolonged service life. Replacement restores the disc brakes to proper operation,...
      Corrosion-resistant for long-lasting durability against harsh road and weather conditionsReplacement prevents uneven braking and brake squeal
      $12.63
    • (0 reviews)
      # 57772561
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Brake Master Cylinder Bleeding Tool by Cardone Service Plus®. Casting Material: Plastic. 100% computer testing ensures guaranteed, consistent performance.
      100% tested to guarantee proper functionThe finest quality at a great price
      $17.73
    • (0 reviews)
      # 22797402
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Brake Bleeder Screw Set by Carlson®. A brake bleeder screw is normally mounted at the highest point on each cylinder or caliper and used to release air and old brake fluid from the brake system. When it comes...
      Releases air and fluid from the brake systemOE fit and function
      $5.64
    • (0 reviews)
      # 22734175
      Volkswagen Jetta With D158 Brake Pads 1983, Front Disc Brake Caliper Guide Pins by Carlson®. The components provide a precise fit and require no modifications for installation. This set includes all guide pins you need to complete...
      Ensures proper caliper movement and brake system stabilityHelps prolong the life of rotors and pads
      $4.96
    • (0 reviews)
      # 22735546
      Volkswagen Jetta With D158 Brake Pads 1983, Front Disc Brake Caliper Repair Kit by Carlson®. Rebuild your brake caliper using this repair kit that includes OE spec seal(s) and boot(s) needed to prevent leaking and ensure...
      Restores the caliper to leak-free optimal performanceEconomical alternative to caliper replacement
      $6.02
    • (0 reviews)
      # 53894708
      Volkswagen Jetta Base 1983, Brake Proportioning Valve by FTE®. Are your brakes making noise? Is your vehicle’s stopping power not what it used to be? Brake repairs are not something that can be put off, but before you waste your...
      $180.26
    • (0 reviews)
      # 52888793
      Volkswagen Jetta Base 1983, Caliper Bushing by TRW®. Are your brakes making noise? Is your vehicle’s stopping power not what it used to be? Brake repairs are not something that can be put off, but before you waste your time and...
      $24.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # 53927306
      Volkswagen Jetta Base 1983, Brake Reservoir Grommet by ATE®. 2 per car. Are your brakes making noise? Is your vehicle’s stopping power not what it used to be? Brake repairs are not something that can be put off, but before you...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersFast shipping; 1-2 day delivery time regardless of where you’re located
      $4.43 - $5.90
    • (0 reviews)
      # 73941998
      Volkswagen Jetta 1983, Solo Bleed by Earl's Performance®. 1Pair. Brake bleeding has always been an inconvenient and messy job. Commercial shops typically use an expensive pressure bleeder—which, unless used properly, can...
      Prevents Air InclusionDirect Replacement For OE Bleeders
      $19.04 - $21.30
    • (0 reviews)
      # 82861665
      Universal Complete Balance Bar Assembly by CNC®. Balance bar assembly gives you the control to adjust front/rear brake ratio. Add adjuster at left for remote in-car utilization. Balance bar assembly gives you the control to adjust...
      Adjustable balance bar permits any desired front/rear braking ratioUse with or without remote adjuster
      $66.14
    • (0 reviews)
      # 119181564
      Universal Stainless Steel Brake Line by SSBC®. At SSBC, braking is all we do. It’s who we are. Our experts are dedicated to bringing you the best braking technology, for as much as 25% shorter stopping distances. We have and will...
      Expertly crafted from premium materialsDesigned to match rigorous quality standards
      $16.44 - $42.83




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