1981 Chevy Malibu Performance Parts

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      # mpn1116004
      Chevy Malibu 3.8L / 4.4L / 5.0L / 5.7L with PRE-OBDII Models 1981, Pre-OBDII Catalytic Converter by MagnaFlow®. Emissions: CARB compliant. Converter Configuration: Direct Fit. With Assembly. With Air Tube. Without O2 Sensor Port....
      $244.21
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      # 480375002
      Chevy Malibu Base / Classic / Classic Landau 1981, 1-Click Street Warrior Z26 Drilled and Slotted Front Brake Kit by Power Stop®. Specially designed for high performance street drivers who demand shorter stops under the most extreme...
      $217.37 - $281.41
    • (1 review)
      # 111266889
      Chevy Malibu To Chassis # 8D*X 199999 Without Boxed Control Arms 1981, Front Anti-Sway Bar Kit by ST Suspensions®. Boost the handling of your vehicle to more sophisticated levels with premium, one-piece solid steel front sway bars from...
      Effectively decreases suspension lean and side-to-side body roll around turnsSway bars are crafted from cold-rolled solid steel for consistent thickness, yield strength, and lighter weight
      $195.49
    • (0 reviews)
      # 171808724
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L with Stock configuration Cylinder Head with 4-barrel square bore Carburetor Mounting with Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1981, Dual-Quad Intake Manifold by Edelbrock®. Dual-Quad Intake Manifold by Edelbrock®....
      Fabled high-performance appearanceImproved air and fuel flow
      $348.95 - $640.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 61246772
      Chevy Malibu Classic 5.0L Automatic Transmission 1981, Computer Performance Chip by JET®. JET Performance Products’ Stage 2 performance module is ideal for hardcore enthusiasts who want to boost horsepower and torque while syncing...
      Offers The Most Horsepower AvailableProvides Exclusive Full Range DST Programming
      $121.49 - $128.96
    • (0 reviews)
      # 120664029
      Chevy Malibu 1981, 142 Blower Pro-Street Supercharger Kit by Weiand®. Weiand Pro-Street superchargers represent a significant leap in technology for obtaining substantial performance gains, while maintaining drive ability and reliability.
      Made with precision and quality in mindBuilt to last
      $1,777.95 - $2,988.95
    • (3 reviews)
      # 1123594945
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Thermocap™ Radiator Cap by Mr. Gasket®. OEM Replacement. With Thermometer Built In. 16 PSI. Keeping your engine cool is pretty important, so Mr. Gasket has a full line of cooling system accessories. Whether it’s a...
      Brilliant triple-chrome platingPrevent boilovers
      +1
      $32.43 - $37.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn3227388250
      Chevy Malibu Base 5.7L Standard Transmission with Internal Balanced Flywheel 1981, Xtreme Race Twin Disc Clutch Kit by ACT®. Includes: Flywheel. Disc Outer Diameter: 10.5". Input Shaft Spline: 1 1/8" x 10 Teeth. Disc Center Style:...
      Moderate to heavy pedal effort, quick shifts, aggressive engagement, OE to moderate gear rattleDisc surfaces doubled for better wear, heat capacity and longer life, further extended by ACT's exclusive diaphragm design
      $1,136.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4428861287
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Silver EFI Fuel Tank System by Sniper®. Holley and Sniper will help you to complete your EFI swap with our new EFI Conversion Fuel Tanks. Each tank is a direct fit for your application-no modifications necessary. The...
      Tanks are coated galvanized steel then powder coated silver for total corrosion protectionFuel pump with hanger assembly gives you the fuel you need with in-tank quietness
      $579.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826605935
      Chevy Malibu 4.4L / 5.0L / 5.7L With HEI Distributor 1981, Performance Replacement™ Front Distributor by Accel®. Accel Performance Replacement Distributors are the perfect choice for your daily driver or street machine. Using all new...
      Cast aluminum housing with precision bearingEpoxy over mold with brass terminals
      $131.95 - $141.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2400501921
      Chevy Malibu Power Steering With Left Hand Drive 1981, Hydraulic Power Steering Rack and Pinion Kit by Unisteer®. To ensure proper control and responsiveness of your vehicle, go with this trustworthy product by Unisteer. Developed with...
      Made to ensure dependable performance of your vehicleProvides efficient handling and excellent road feel
      $1,620.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1120482046
      Chevy Malibu 4.4L / 5.0L / 5.7L 1981, Full Size OEM Style Starter by Tuff Stuff Performance®. Mounting: Staggered Bolt Pattern.
      Offset MountHeat Treated Shaft
      $128.38 - $149.15
    • (1 review)
      # 585694225
      Chevy Malibu with GM 7.5" Series Axle 1981, Rear Axle Shaft Kit by Yukon Gear & Axle®. Yukon Gear and Axle offers an extensive line of general replacement and high performance axles for passenger car, truck and SUV applications. High...
      Enables you to keep your engine in the powerband for more giddy-up and high speedAllows for getting superior traction on just about any brutal terrain
      $182.51
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358497042
      Universal Micro Sprint Torrington Thrust Bearing by JOES Racing®. Keep your Micro turning smoothly with a Torrington Thrust Bearing from JOES. Place it between your spindle and axle, on the bottom side, to take the load and keep your...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $9.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 464442930
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Stainless Steel Oval Crate Exhaust Muffler by Borla®. Muffler Body Length: 14". Muffler Sound: Aggressive / Loud. Give your ride the sound it deserves! Premium-quality Crate Mufflers™ tuned to optimize the sound and...
      $220.99 - $241.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1764272
      Chevy Malibu Base / Classic / Classic Landau 1981, 1-Click Z23 Evolution Sport Drilled and Slotted Front Brake Kit with Calipers by Power Stop®. Get superior benefits of ceramic pads and cross-drilled rotors in the Power Stop 1-Click...
      $240.64
    • (0 reviews)
      # 55184462
      Chevy Malibu 1981, 1.5 Street Performance Series Monotube Shock Absorbers by Hotchkis®. This is a mono-tube shock absorbers produced under license by Fox. Civilized during street driving, yet progressively tuned with a digressive piston...
      $139.99 - $497.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 171809508
      Chevy Malibu 4.4L / 5.0L / 5.7L with 4-barrel spread bore Carburetor Mounting / with 4-barrel square bore Carburetor Mounting with Chevy Small Block Gen I Engine 1981, Performer™ Dual Plane Intake Manifold by Edelbrock®. This premium...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $188.80 - $513.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 62681551
      Chevy Malibu Automatic Transmission with Federal Emissions 1981, Street Runner™ Power Chip by Hypertech®. Hypertech Power Chips are direct replacements for the stock chips. The Power Chip contains the Hypertech Power Tuning data that...
      Maximum power and performance plusReplace stock chip
      $120.62
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1059894377
      Chevy Malibu 1981, 144 Blower Pro-Street Supercharger Kit by Weiand®. Weiand Pro-Street superchargers represent a significant leap in technology for obtaining substantial performance gains, while maintaining drive ability and reliability.
      Made with precision and quality in mindBuilt to last
      $2,040.95 - $2,499.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2264841
      Chevy Malibu 4.4L / 5.0L / 5.7L 1981, Performance Aluminum Radiator by Mishimoto®. The Mishimoto performance aluminum radiator is designed and engineered to maximize cooling efficiency, boost engine functions, and most importantly...
      Direct fit for the 1970–1981 Chevrolet Camaro w/ L6 and V8 enginesFull aluminum radiator featuring robust TIG-welded construction
      $277.50
    • (0 reviews)
      # 257215161
      Chevy Malibu Standard Transmission with Internal Balanced Flywheel 1981, Performance Steel Flywheel by Hays®. Hays Steel Flywheels are manufactured from certified billet material that will not break up under the stress of high RPM and...
      Expertly crafted from premium materialsDesigned to match rigorous quality standards
      $275.95 - $379.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 470671483
      Chevy Malibu 4.4L / 5.0L / 5.7L 1981, Specialty Multi-Carb Tri-Power Kit by Holley®. The world famous Holley Tri-Power Carburetor system is legendary in Chevrolet circles! They were the ultimate power statement when they came factory on...
      Weiand dual plane medium rise 3x2 intake manifold(3) Holley 2-bbl carbs
      $1,899.95 - $1,999.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1442975
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Blaster™ HEI Direct Ignition Coil 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...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $80.32
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1133493837
      Chevy Malibu 1981, Column Dress Up Kit by CFR Performance®. Billet aluminum column dress up kit includes: turn signal, tilt wheel lever and hazard knob. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry...
      Expertly Crafted from the highest grade materialsBuilt to provide the ultimate in reliability and strength
      $14.55 - $16.16
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1120445992
      Chevy Malibu 4.4L / 5.0L / 5.7L 1981, Gear Reduction Mini Denso Starter by Tuff Stuff Performance®. Compression Ratio: 18:1. Tuff Stuff starters are hand made from premium quality new components - not remanufactured - and are quality...
      Designed For High Horsepower And High Compression EnginesLighter And Smaller Than OE Starters
      $162.39 - $233.72
    • (0 reviews)
      # 126460358
      Chevy Malibu with GM 7.5" Series Axle / with GM 7.625" Series Axle with 10 Bolt Cover with 27 Spline 1981, Pinion Yoke by Motive Gear®. All Motive Gear products are engineered for their specific application and manufactured in state of...
      Motive Gear uses the highest quality standards of manufacturingFrom machining and finishing to heat treatment company demand the best
      $128.68 - $133.02
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358580212
      Universal 110 Volt Male Recessed Power Outlet by QuickCar Racing®. This QuickCar Male Recessed Power Outlet is designed for a 110 Volt female cord end. When mounted on the race car it can be used to plug into oil tank heaters, engine...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $22.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1002155423
      Chevy Malibu 1981, 409 SS Exhaust System with Split Exit by Pypes®. Exhaust Tubing Material: 409 SS. Get a lot of bang for your performance buck with this rewarding exhaust system by Pypes Exhaust. It's a perfect way to beef up engine...
      $361.97 - $499.97
    • (0 reviews)
      # 593848338
      Chevy Malibu Base / Classic / Classic Landau 3.8L 1981, Redstuff Ceramic Low Dust Front Brake Pads by EBC®. This set of replacement ceramic brake pads offers OEM quality fit and operation with the superior stopping power, longer life,...
      $102.06




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      The expression "heat and beat" applies to a lot of driveline repairs, meaning worn parts are often so difficult to separate that one must use a blowtorch and great...
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      May 22, 2017
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    It Was To Small
    It was to small had to take it get fitted and cut down.
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