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    • (2 reviews)
      # 743282266
      Chevy Malibu 1981, RedTop™ Battery by Optima®. Battery Type: AGM. Battery Usage: Starting. Polarity: Straight. Resistance: 0.003 Ohms. Voltage: 12V. Enjoy the most powerful burst of cranking current for the fastest, most reliable...
      Strong starting current burstUp to two times longer battery life
      $89.99 - $242.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 170525033
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Problem Solver™ Coil Springs by MOOG®. Quantity: 2 per Pack. Upgrade your vehicle to MOOG coil springs that are designed to restore the original handling, reduce body sway and bring ride height to OE specifications....
      Direct fit, with no modificationsRestores and retains proper handling
      $51.12 - $76.13
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn331794
      Chevy Malibu 1981, C-Tek™ Standard Vented Front Brake Rotor by Centric®. Quantity: 1 Per Pack. Manufactured using quality G11H18 metallurgy and designed with a non-directional finish, this rotor provides superior braking power, high...
      OE style replacement rotorNon-directional finish
      $24.62
    • (1 review)
      # 90620445
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Remanufactured Engine Long Block 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...
      Designed to be better than newReverse engineered to ensure any factory defects are eliminated
      $1,262.76 - $1,621.80
    • (0 reviews)
      # 115282127
      Chevy Malibu 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...
      Mufflers and Resonators Designed for OE equivalent sound and precision fitOE-style louvered tube technology for a premium, factory-like sound
      $27.24 - $110.19
    • (0 reviews)
      # 22124464
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Engine Coolant Radiator by APDI®. Outlet: 1 9/16". Row quantity: 1. Construction: Plastic Tank Aluminum. Increase the life of your vehicle's engine by keeping your cooling system in top condition. Replace your faulty...
      Same quality as OE for less moneyDesigned with the latest software and manufactured with modern tooling
      $79.55 - $95.64
    • (0 reviews)
      # 635102319
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Fuel Tank by Spectra Premium®. This product is designed and manufactured under ISO 9001 / TS 16949 quality system for use with diesel containing up to 5% bio diesel (B5) and gasoline containing up to 20% ethanol...
      Designed for use with gasoline containing up to 20% ethanol (E20) and diesel containing up to 5% bio diesel (B5)Meets or exceeds manufacturer's specifications
      $111.83 - $123.25
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn888419511
      Chevy Malibu Power Steering With Steering Gear Box with Square (4 Bolt) Housing Cover 1981, Professional™ Remanufactured Power Steering Gear Box by ACDelco®. 1 per Pack. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $91.05
    • (0 reviews)
      # 396093932
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Premium™ U-Joint by MOOG®. Upgrade your vehicle to MOOG and experience a safe and comfortable ride. The parts are made tough to ensure reliable operation even under extreme conditions. Thanks to the advanced design...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $9.64
    • (1 review)
      # 25215626
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Remanufactured Windshield Wiper Motor by Cardone®. Mounting Type: Grommet. Number of Mounting Holes: 3. Each unit is 100% tested points in the remanufacturing process for guaranteed performance. Every motor is...
      100% Load Testing ensures guaranteed performance every timeBrushes are precisely designed to ensure armature and contacts are properly matched
      $42.33 - $87.01
    • (0 reviews)
      # 86008220
      Chevy Malibu with Factory Compressor Type R4 1981, GM Original Equipment™ A/C Compressor by ACDelco®. Built for trouble-free ownership and 100% visual- and leak-tested, GM Original Equipment Compressors are engineered to match your...
      100 percent visual- and leak-tested to ensure component’s quality and durabilityProfessional, premium aftermarket replacement
      $140.01 - $168.13
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2411753256
      Chevy Malibu 3.8L / 4.4L Standard Transmission 1981, OEM Clutch Kit by EXEDY®. Does not Include: Flywheel. Disc Outer Diameter: 10 3/7" (265mm). Input Shaft Spline: 1 1/8" x 10 Teeth. Pressure Plate Style: Raised Diaphragm. Rear Main...
      Manufactured on same production line as original equipment clutch componentsMeets or exceeds OEM standards
      $145.15
    • (0 reviews)
      # 57172480
      Chevy Malibu with Coil Package 1981, Ignition Coil by Spectra Premium®. Spectra Premium ignition coils are designed and produced under a strict TS16949 quality control process. In our online store you can get this superior replacement...
      All ignition coils are durability tested at 100 cycles of thermal shock (-50 to 300° F), to ensure reliability from extreme vibration24 hours salt spray test ensures sensors provide high corrosion resistance
      $9.46 - $10.07
    • (0 reviews)
      # 73562353
      Chevy Malibu 1981, GM Original Equipment™ Oxygen Sensor by ACDelco®. Position: Upstream. If your O2 sensor is not functioning properly, you are robbing yourself of performance and costing yourself money at the gas pump. Let...
      ACDelco GM OE Oxygen Sensors earn the name ACDelco by being put through a variety of tests, often under extreme and unusual conditionsDetects oxygen content in the exhaust gases
      $13.53 - $47.24
    • (0 reviews)
      # 481420442
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Professional™ Durapack Air Filter by ACDelco®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this Professional™ Durapack Air Filter by ACDelco features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $5.77 - $7.01
    • (0 reviews)
      # 87410689
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Rear Friction Modifier by Yukon Gear & Axle®. Help keep positraction chatter down with friction modifier from Yukon Gear and Axle.
      For use in any clutch-style limited slip.Made to match rigorous quality standards
      $8.43
    • (0 reviews)
      # 735515207
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Repair Manual by Chilton®. Chilton Total car Care series offers do-it-yourselves of all level TOTAL maintenance, service and repair information in an easy-to-use format. Each manual covers all makes and models, unless...
      Repair manuals from Chilton are written by expert personnelUsing only a basic set of tools in an easy to follow style
      $16.64 - $22.03
    • (13 reviews)
      # mpn1728321
      Showroom Shine by Dr. Beasley's®.
      $499.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 63445965
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Starter by Remy®. Rotation: Clockwise. With 9-Tooth Pinion Gear. Voltage: 12V. Starters are made for the aftermarket with the same precision as the best original equipment components. Designed to fit perfectly and...
      Features the most compact design on the marketEnsures less friction and excellent performance
      $33.51 - $107.03
    • (0 reviews)
      # 86114952
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Professional™ Driver or Passenger Side Non-Adjustable Shock Absorber by ACDelco®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. ACDelco Professional Premium Gas-Charged Shocks offer the superior ride of a Premium Gas-Charged Shock with...
      RoadResponse™ Technology helps respond to changing road conditions with motion-sensitive valvingRoadResponse™ Technology provides a more comfortable ride during normal driving conditions
      $19.71 - $22.14
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn40632
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Posi Quiet™ Premium Ceramic Front Disc Brake Pads by Centric®. These pads are manufactured using the positive molding process to assure consistent friction material density throughout the pad for excellent braking...
      Stable friction performance across a wide temperature rangeLongest wearing most advanced material available
      $26.21
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4493832411
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L Block Cast # 289, 321, 293, 959, 445 Right Head Cast # 049, 781, 292 Crank Cast # 353039 Left Head Cast # 049, 781, 292 1981, Remanufactured Long Block Engine by Dahmer Powertrain®. Designed utilizing the latest...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $1,741.02
    • (0 reviews)
      # 231226384
      Chevy Malibu 4.4L / 5.0L / 5.7L 1981, Cast Iron Exhaust Manifold by ATP®. Emissions: EPA compliant. Color: Natural. Header Coating: Uncoated. ATP Graywerks Exhaust Manifolds are a high quality OE replacement alternative. Each manifold...
      Manufactured to OE design ensuring manifold will line up and flow like the original unitHigh grade metallurgy resists fatigue cracking and breakage
      $68.47 - $120.93
    • (0 reviews)
      # 64100620
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Replacement Water Pump by GMB®. Rotation: Standard. GMB proudly announces that all principal component parts are designed, manufactured and tested in house, such as bearings, impellers, mechanical seal kits and...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $16.44 - $125.91
    • (0 reviews)
      # 864034636
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Fuel Tank by Replace®. If you’re in need of a fuel tank, don’t pay the high dealer price for a replacement, when you can get an OE quality fuel tank for much less from Replace.
      Same quality as OE for less moneyDesigned with the latest software and manufactured with modern tooling
      $141.02 - $211.93
    • (0 reviews)
      # 641970934
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Front Steering Idler Arm by Mevotech®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. If you need to restore your vehicle to its original steering efficiency, go with Mevotech steering parts to keep on the safe side. Get connected to the road...
      OE-quality replacement to stabilize your vehicleWill help restore accurate steering and quick response
      $10.82 - $18.24
    • (0 reviews)
      # 531049997
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Rear Differential Ring and Pinion by Dorman®. The gears of Dorman’s Differential Ring and Pinion are engineered to effectively transfer torque from the driveshaft to the axles. It's robust steel construction ensures...
      Replacement eliminates driveline grinding and whining soundsDirect replacement for a proper fit
      $115.44 - $198.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn422997
      Chevy Malibu With Wiper Delay 1981, Remanufactured Front Windshield Washer Pump by A1 Cardone®. With Pulse Relay and Timing Switch. With Pulse Relay and Timing Switch. Domestic. Without Washer Pump. Connector Configuration: Blade....
      Premium parts you can rely onDesigned to restore functionality
      $82.18
    • (0 reviews)
      # 534260769
      Chevy Malibu 1981, A/C Compressor Clutch by Four Seasons®. Black. Number of Grooves: 1. Spade Connector. All products are engineered and tested to provide years of trouble free operation. Backed by over 50 years of car parts experience,...
      All mounting hardware includedCoated to prevent corrosion
      $65.22 - $122.18
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn575204002
      Chevy Malibu 3.8L / 5.0L Standard Transmission with 10 1/2" Clutch with Flat Flywheel 1981, RepSet™ Clutch Kit by LuK®. Does not Include: Flywheel, Slave Cylinder. Disc Outer Diameter: 10 1/2". Input Shaft Spline: 1 1/8" x 10 Teeth....
      Engineered and manufactured to OE specificationsPerfectly balanced
      $77.37




    To make sure your vehicle stays in top shape, check its parts for wear and damage at regular intervals and replace them in time. When you are in need of a reliable replacement part for your 1981 Chevy Malibu to restore it to 'factory like' performance, turn to CARiD's vast selection of premium quality products that includes everything you may need for routine maintenance and major repairs. All 1981 Chevy Malibu repair parts on offer are designed to provide high quality, performance, and long-lasting service life at an economical price.

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    • Performance Brakes, Pads & Rotors
      August 10, 2018
      When Is It Time To Replace My Brake Lines?
      Hydraulic brake lines and hoses aren’t something most people think about when it comes to vehicle maintenance. That’s understandable, considering automakers...
      by Michael Grayen
    • Performance Brakes, Pads & Rotors
      August 09, 2018
      When Is It Time To Replace My Brake Calipers?
      Brake calipers, found only on disc brake systems, house pistons which use the force of hydraulic brake fluid to stop the vehicle. More specifically, those pistons...
      by Timothy Zahl
    • Suspension
      August 08, 2018
      When Is It Time To Replace My Vehicle's Springs?
      The springs on your vehicle are an integral part of its suspension system. Not only do springs keep all four corners suspended at a pre-determined, level ride height,...
      by Richard Reina
    • Starting & Charging
      August 03, 2018
      When Is It Time To Replace My Alternator?
      Bolted to an engine block and powered by a belt-driven pulley, an alternator is in motion whenever the engine is running. Essentially, a vehicle's battery is tasked...
      by Michael Grayen
    • Fuel Parts
      August 01, 2018
      When Is It Time to Replace My Fuel Filter?
      Odds are if you’ve come to our website, you know the value of good vehicle maintenance. We’d also bet you perform certain maintenance items more frequently than...
      by Richard Reina
    • Air Intakes & Filters
      July 23, 2018
      When Is It Time To Replace My Air Filter?
      You likely know that today's automobile engines run on an air/fuel mixture that is precisely metered for optimum combustion, power, and fuel efficiency. But did you...
      by Timothy Zahl
    • Engines
      July 17, 2018
      When Is It Time To Replace My Engine Accessory...
      As their name suggests, accessory belts take rotational power from the engine's spinning crankshaft and transfer it to various pumps that run devices and accessories...
      by Richard Reina
    • Suspension
      July 11, 2018
      When Is It Time To Replace My Suspension Bushings?
      Maybe you remember being pushed along in a wheelbarrow during childhood. The ride was bone-jarring - even with an air-filled rubber tire cushioning against the rough...
      by Timothy Zahl
    • Engines
      July 06, 2018
      When Is It Time To Replace My Engine Timing Belt?
      A timing belt is a toothed belt made of reinforced rubber that rides on sprocket wheels. Driven by the engine's crankshaft pulley, a timing belt provides rotational...
      by Michael Grayen
    • Replacement Suspension Parts
      July 05, 2018
      When Is It Time To Replace My Shock Absorbers?
      Shock absorbers are suspension components that dampen and halt the up-and-down movement of your vehicle's springs. If these control devices weren't part of the...
      by Timothy Zahl
    • Ignition Parts
      July 04, 2018
      When Is It Time To Replace My Spark Plugs?
      Spark plugs are a key ingredient of gasoline engines when it comes to serving up a dish of solid power. More specifically, they conduct electricity derived from the...
      by Richard Reina
    • A/C and Heating Parts
      June 25, 2018
      When Is It Time To Replace My Cabin Air Filter?
      If you own a car or truck built since the early 1990s, the HVAC (heating, venting & air conditioning) system which provides heated and cooled air to the vehicle’s...
      by Michael Grayen

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    The rear drum brakes were easy to install but not as easy as the front brakes that I had ordered. I love ACDelco products, the rear drums were the brakes I needed to replace badly on my vehicle. The drum brakes look excellent!
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