1981 Checker Marathon Performance Starting & Charging

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      # mpn358725834
      Checker Marathon 4.4L / 5.0L with Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1981, Alternator by CVR Performance®. Current: 50 Amp. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by CVR Performance features premium quality and will perform...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $217.76
    • (0 reviews)
      # 714446791
      Checker Marathon 4.4L / 5.0L 1981, Alternator Kit by Powermaster®. Current: 100 Amp. Mounting: Snug Mount. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Powermaster features premium quality and will perform better than...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $368.11 - $389.22
    • (0 reviews)
      # 714519573
      Checker Marathon 4.4L / 5.0L 1981, Alternator Kit by Powermaster®. With 8102 Alternator. Current: 65 Amp. Mounting: High Mount. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Powermaster features premium quality and will...
      Designed for circle track applications
      $331.70 - $342.77
    • (0 reviews)
      # 714593844
      Checker Marathon 4.4L / 5.0L 1981, Pro Series Alternator Kit by Powermaster®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Powermaster features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $367.37 - $426.59
    • (0 reviews)
      # 714476881
      Checker Marathon 4.4L / 5.0L 1981, XS Volt™ Pro Series Alternator Kit by Powermaster®. Finish: Black powdercoated. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Powermaster features premium quality and will perform better...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $407.51 - $461.23
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4483769688
      Checker Marathon 3.8L 1981, V-Belt Alternator by TSP®. Alternator Style: GM 10SI. TSP's alternators are is a great addition to your engine, whether it's for the great look or the reliable high-amperage output. This alternator produces...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $84.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358582093
      Checker Marathon 4.4L / 5.0L 1981, Alternator Drive Kit by Moroso®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Moroso features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and...
      Alternator Mount Kits include all hardware needed to mount old-style Delco alternators to the driver's side of the engineAlternator Drive Kits are crankshaft-mounted and designed with spacers that can be replaced with pulleys to drive other accessories such as external oil pumps and vacuum pumps
      $198.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # 714587430
      Checker Marathon 4.4L / 5.0L 1981, Alternator Pulley by Moroso®. Pulley Type: With 1-Groove. Outer Diameter: 5.00".
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $44.97 - $71.43
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn618455223
      Checker Marathon With Delco Alternator 1981, Voltage Regulator by Standard®. Include Regulator. SMP’s vision is to be the leading independent supplier to the automotive aftermarket, providing the highest quality products, competitive...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $16.46
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4476300254
      Checker Marathon 1981, Professional™ Alternator Connector by ACDelco®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by ACDelco features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $6.20
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn44297896
      Checker Marathon 1981, Alternator Connector by Standard®. SMP’s vision is to be the leading independent supplier to the automotive aftermarket, providing the highest quality products, competitive prices and the highest reputation for...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $6.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # 653559153
      Checker Marathon 1981, Professional™ Alternator by ACDelco®. Current: 63 Amp. With 1V Pulley. Pulley Size: 66mm. With External Fan. Voltage Regulator: Internal. Rotation: Clockwise. Thoroughly tested and backed by competitive warranty...
      New units are manufactured under the guidelines of ISO Quality Standards to ensure consistent quality.All components are 100% new to provide improved performance and long-life reliability.
      $31.63 - $71.62
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn888418558
      Checker Marathon 5.0L / 5.7L with 10MT Direct Drive Delco Starter 1981, Professional™ Remanufactured Starter by ACDelco®. Rated Power: 1.5 kW. Rotation: Clockwise. With 9-Tooth Pinion Gear. Voltage: 12V. When you need to match...
      Long Lasting – ACDelco GM OE Remanufactured Starters are tested for superb performance and durability.Power most GM makes and models – ACDelco GM OE Starters are engineered for virtually every GM make and model of car, light-duty truck and sport utility vehicle.
      $30.60
    • (1 review)
      # 127365708
      Checker Marathon 1981, Extreme Series™ Battery by Odyssey®. Battery Type: AGM. Polarity: Straight. Voltage: 12V. Some batteries offer enormous cranking power. Others, deep cycle reserve power. Unbeatable Odyssey Extreme™ batteries...
      Proudly Made in the USASealed absorbed glass mat (AGM) design that incorporates special glass fiber mats that contain the acid electrolyte between the lead plates, rather than a standard flooded (liquid) design
      $261.94 - $309.62
    • (6 reviews)
      # 743302423
      Checker Marathon 1981, RedTop™ Battery by Optima®. Battery Type: AGM. Battery Usage: Starting. Polarity: Straight. Resistance: 0.003 Ohms. Terminal Type: Top Post. Voltage: 12V. Enjoy the most powerful burst of cranking current for...
      Proudly Made in the USASealed absorbed glass mat (AGM) design that incorporates special glass fiber mats that contain the acid electrolyte between the lead plates, rather than a standard flooded (liquid) design
      $232.99 - $237.99
    • (1 review)
      # 743273042
      Checker Marathon 1981, YellowTop™ Battery by Optima®. Amp Hour Capacity: 55. Battery Type: AGM. Battery Usage: Starting and Deep-Cycle. Cold Cranking Amperage: 750. MCA: 870. Polarity: Reverse. Reserve Capacity: 120. Resistance:...
      Proudly Made in the USASealed absorbed glass mat (AGM) design that incorporates special glass fiber mats that contain the acid electrolyte between the lead plates, rather than a standard flooded (liquid) design
      $276.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4495939116
      Checker Marathon 1981, Starter Solenoid by Original Engine Management®. Contains spike suppressing diode on certain applications to extend ignition switch life and provide minimal interference with on board computers. This product is...
      Made to deliver trouble-free operation for years aheadManufactured with cutting-edge technology
      $11.68
    • (0 reviews)
      # 91311729
      Checker Marathon with Delco System 1981, Alternator by Quality-Built®. With Single V Type Pulley. With External Fan. Weght: 11 lbs. Plug Position: 9:00 O'Clock. Voltage Regulator: Internal. Rotation: Clockwise. Voltage: 12V. Get...
      Designed specifically for the high demands of professional installersSelect components and advanced manufacturing techniques provide unparalleled performance and reliability
      $25.32 - $47.12
    • (0 reviews)
      # 410240517
      Checker Marathon with Delco System 1981, GM Universal Alternator by Quality-Built®. With Single Wire. Current: 63 Amp. With Single V Type Pulley. With External Fan. Plug Position: 3:00 O'Clock. Voltage Regulator: Internal. Rotation:...
      Designed specifically for the high demands of professional installersSelect components and advanced manufacturing techniques provide unparalleled performance and reliability
      $31.06 - $54.80
    • (0 reviews)
      # 91311726
      Checker Marathon 5.0L / 5.7L with Pad Mount with Delco Starter 1981, Starter by Quality-Built®. Type: Direct Drive. Rated Power: 1.5 kW. Rotation: Clockwise. With 9-Tooth Pinion Gear. Voltage: 12V. Get professional installer quality at...
      Designed specifically for the high demands of professional installersSelect components and advanced manufacturing techniques provide unparalleled performance and reliability
      $21.33 - $44.38
    • (0 reviews)
      # 98673957
      Checker Marathon 1981, Alternator by Remy®. Current: 63 Amp. With 1 Groove V-Belt Pulley. With External Fan. Output Terminal: M6X1.0. Voltage Regulator: Internal. Rotation: Clockwise. Voltage: 12V. The alternators by Remy provide...
      Boasts the lowest mass in the industryProvides maximum fuel economy
      $30.26 - $56.52
    • (0 reviews)
      # 98673962
      Checker Marathon 1981, Remanufactured Starter by Remy®. Rotation: Clockwise. Voltage: 12V. Starters are made for the aftermarket with the same precision as the best original equipment components. Designed to fit perfectly and perform...
      Features the most compact design on the marketEnsures less friction and excellent performance
      $42.95 - $119.51
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1929217094
      Checker Marathon 1981, Blue Streak™ Solenoid by Standard®. Terminal Gender: Male. Terminal Type: Stud. Terminal Quantity: 4. Connector Gender: Male. Voltage: 12V. SMP’s vision is to be the leading independent supplier to the...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $21.08
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn632072521
      Checker Marathon 5.7L 1981, Starter Brush Set by Standard®. SMP’s vision is to be the leading independent supplier to the automotive aftermarket, providing the highest quality products, competitive prices and the highest reputation...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $2.79
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358578631
      Checker Marathon 4.4L / 5.0L 1981, D-Series AGM Battery by XS Power®. High Output Battery. Max Amp 3,500A, CA: 670, Ah: 70, 2500W/4000W. Amp Hour Capacity: 70. Battery Type: AGM. Cold Cranking Amperage: 670. Polarity: Straight. Reserve...
      Proudly Made in the USASealed absorbed glass mat (AGM) design that incorporates special glass fiber mats that contain the acid electrolyte between the lead plates, rather than a standard flooded (liquid) design
      $309.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2084064146
      Checker Marathon 1981, S-Series AGM Battery by XS Power®. Max Amps 3,300A CA: 1,000A. Amp Hour Capacity: 135. Battery Type: AGM. Cold Cranking Amperage: 1000. Polarity: Straight. Reserve Capacity: 135. Terminal Type: Top. Voltage: 12V....
      Proudly Made in the USASealed absorbed glass mat (AGM) design that incorporates special glass fiber mats that contain the acid electrolyte between the lead plates, rather than a standard flooded (liquid) design
      $299.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2084064035
      Checker Marathon 4.4L / 5.0L 1981, XP-Series AGM Battery by XS Power®. MAX Amps – 2000. RC – 150min. Ah – 80. Amp Hour Capacity: 80. Battery Type: AGM. Cold Cranking Amperage: 800. Polarity: Straight. Reserve Capacity: 150....
      Proudly Made in the USASealed absorbed glass mat (AGM) design that incorporates special glass fiber mats that contain the acid electrolyte between the lead plates, rather than a standard flooded (liquid) design
      $249.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 714476483
      Checker Marathon 4.4L / 5.0L 1981, 10SI Alternator by Powermaster®. Pulley Type: With 1V Pulley. 1 or 3 Wire. Voltage Regulator: Internal. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Powermaster features premium quality...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $143.29 - $192.64
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn3623835361
      Universal Gear Reduction Mini Starter by AFCO®. This unit mounts on the Chevy block in either the 153 or 168 tooth location and features 1.4 kw of power to start any racing engine. Each starter comes with bolts, shim kit, instructions...
      6 month replacement guaranteeChevy block mount style
      $159.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn474701921
      Universal Denso Starter by Big End Performance®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Big End Performance features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $169.36
    • (0 reviews)
      # 775018669
      Universal Mini Hitachi Style Starter by Big End Performance®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Big End Performance features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $148.71 - $206.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn474701942
      Universal Permanent Magnetic Starter by Big End Performance®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Big End Performance features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $124.84
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn474701919
      Universal Pro Mini Hitachi Style Starter by Big End Performance®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Big End Performance features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $192.77
    • (0 reviews)
      # 775026452
      Universal DynaForce™ Starter by MSD®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it is manufactured to meet...
      Gear reduction of 4.4:1 improves torque for great crankingThree horsepower motor provides power for high compression engines
      $296.95 - $361.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1442953
      Universal High Speed APS™ Starter by MSD®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by MSD features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it is manufactured to...
      For use on blown alcohol engines, magneto ignitions, or any engine requiring higher cranking RPMAdditional 25% cranking speed
      $382.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn3107594159
      Universal 100 Series High-Torque Starter by Meziere Enterprises®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Meziere Enterprises features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle...
      Recommended for engines up to 427 cubic inchesOffset design clears most kickout style oil pans
      $344.79
    • (0 reviews)
      # 775022123
      Universal 300 Series High-Torque Starter by Meziere Enterprises®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Meziere Enterprises features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $525.15
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn3107594868
      Universal 500 Series High-Torque Starter by Meziere Enterprises®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Meziere Enterprises features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle...
      Fits big and small block Chevy with 168 tooth flexplateRecommended for engines up to 700 cubic inches and larger
      $525.15
    • (0 reviews)
      # 775037490
      Universal Starter Heat Shields by Moroso®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Moroso features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it is manufactured to...
      Engineered to protect starters against damaging heat from exhaust manifolds or headersIdeal for extending starter life in both race and street applications, including tow vehicles and RVs
      $42.33
    • (0 reviews)
      # 775019381
      Universal Mini Starter by Mr. Gasket®. These Mr. Gasket mini starters are made from all new components & exceed OEM specifications for maximum dependability. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Mr. Gasket features...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $119.95 - $179.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4493830509
      Universal Staggered OE Style Starter by Mr. Gasket®. Staggered. These Mr. Gasket OE Style Starters are made from all new components & exceed OEM specifications for maximum dependability.
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $119.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 775036744
      Universal PowerMax Plus Starter by Powermaster®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Powermaster features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it is...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $134.40 - $325.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358492429
      Universal High-Torque Starter by Proform®.
      Officially Licensed GM ProductsCarefully designed to improve the performance of your vehicle
      $221.04
    • (0 reviews)
      # 775027132
      Universal High-Torque Starter by Proform®.
      Carefully designed to improve the performance of your vehicleCrafted from first-rate materials
      $130.84 - $178.32
    • (0 reviews)
      # 775028361
      Universal High-Torque Starter by Proform®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Proform features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it is manufactured to...
      Carefully designed to improve the performance of your vehicleCrafted from first-rate materials
      $181.94 - $203.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1697706634
      Universal Five Position Indexing Starter by Speed FX®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Speed FX features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it is...
      Five Position IndexingNo Heat Soak Problems
      $208.49
    • (0 reviews)
      # 775026910
      Universal Mini Starter by Speed FX®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Speed FX features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it is manufactured to meet...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $166.65 - $195.86
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358591412
      Universal Extreme Racing Starter by TCI®.
      $281.25
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358591411
      Universal Permanent Magnet Racing Starter by TCI®.
      $217.20
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358591410
      Universal Selling Starter with Multiple Clocking Positions by TCI®. With Multiple Clocking Positions.
      $250.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # 775029888
      Universal Denso Style Starter by TSP®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by TSP features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it is manufactured to meet or...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $114.15 - $130.98
    • (0 reviews)
      # 775025414
      Universal High Torque Tilton Style Starter by TSP®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by TSP features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it is...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $87.80 - $102.44
    • (0 reviews)
      # 775033156
      Universal Severe Duty Super Starter by Tilton®.
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $382.50 - $467.50
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358728682
      Universal XLT Super Starter by Tilton®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Tilton features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it is manufactured to...
      Most compact and lightest weight starter availableSuitable for use on engines up to 400 C.I.D. and/or 10.5:1 compression ratio with a standard diameter flywheel
      $335.75
    • (0 reviews)
      # 695343311
      Universal Mini Race Denso Style Alternator by TSP®. TSP's alternators are is a great addition to your engine, whether it's for the great look or the reliable high-amperage output. This alternator produces 90 amps, which will generally...
      Designed for ultra high efficiencyProvides better performance
      $87.80 - $102.44
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358586821
      Universal Alternator Bracket Kit by Jones Racing®. Rear Support. Aluminum. Natural. Want more horsepower? Jones Racing have the right drive kit for you! Save horsepower, reduce harmonics, and experience unparalleled lightweight design...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $63.36
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358586819
      Universal Front Alternator by Jones Racing®. Billet aluminum lightweight, rigid design. Natural. Want more horsepower? Save horsepower, reduce harmonics, and experience unparalleled lightweight design and longevity. Find out about high...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $82.24
    • (0 reviews)
      # 775032797
      Universal Drive Set by Meziere Enterprises®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Meziere Enterprises features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it is...
      9310 pinion gear2 high quality bearings
      $200.51
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn359109700
      Universal Replacement Clutch Assembly by Powermaster®.
      Expertly crafted from premium materialsDesigned to match rigorous quality standards
      $74.34
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358728666
      Universal Replacement Starter Drive Mounting Block by Tilton®. 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 Tilton...
      Carefully designed to improve the performance of your vehicleCrafted from first-rate materials
      $38.25




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    Love The Cold Cranking Amps
    Odyssey batteries are the best for amp-hrs, size, weight and price. You can't go wrong. They have always lasted me at least 5 years which is great. I'd recommend to anyone.
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