1981 Ford Mustang Performance Parts

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      # mpn739978174
      Ford Mustang 1981, Phantom Series™ 409 SS Cat-Back Exhaust System with Split Rear Exit by Pypes®. With 2.5" Intermediate and Tail Pipe. Exhaust Type: Cat-Back. Exhaust Tubing Material: 409 SS. Main Tubing Diameter: 2.5". Exhaust...
      $439.99
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      # 593993553
      Ford Mustang 4.2L / 5.0L 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, reduced brake fade, and...
      $114.97
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      # 767864390
      Ford Mustang 1981, AGX™ Rear Driver or Passenger Side Shock Absorber by KYB®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. Whether you simply drive in town or prefer a firm, aggressive ride all the time, AGX Shocks and Struts by KYB are a great choice....
      $82.17
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      # 17624203
      Ford Mustang 5.0L with Stock configuration Cylinder Head with Ford Small Block Windsor Engine 1981, Performer™ Dual Plane Intake Manifold by Edelbrock®. This premium product is the best way to go for those looking for the highest...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $296.25 - $661.95
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      # mpn4478773922
      Universal User Configurable LCD Dash Display by Auto Meter®. Designed specifically for the harshest of environments, the carbon composite housing is IP65 sealed against water and dust intrusion and will easily withstand 20g of...
      7.0” TFT LCD panel, 1000 nit brightness for unmatched daytime and nighttime visibility with 800x480 resolution. Onboard photo sensor for automatic brightness controlDimensions - 8.3" Wide x 5.2" High x 1.4" Deep
      $2,832.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 334611324
      Ford Mustang 5.0L With Ford Small Block Engine 1981, E-Street™ 170 Cylinder Heads by Edelbrock®. The modern combustion chamber design also improves the combustion process and the larger than stock intake and exhaust ports move more...
      Modern combustion chamber designImprove the engine's efficiency
      $774.60 - $975.50
    • (4 reviews)
      # 102206235
      Ford Mustang 2.3L / 3.3L / 4.2L 1981, Thermocap™ Radiator Cap by Mr. Gasket®. Pressure: 16 lbs. Material: Aluminum. Keeping your engine cool is pretty important, so Mr. Gasket has a full line of cooling system accessories. Whether...
      Brilliant triple-chrome platingPrevent boilovers
      +1
      $32.43 - $37.53
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      # 89459788
      Ford Mustang 1981, Stage 1 Clutch Kit by South Bend Clutch®. Heavy Duty. Does not Include: Flywheel. Disc Material: Organic. Clutch Engagement: Smooth Engagement. Heavy duty version of the stock O. E. clutch. The Pressure Plate has an...
      Engineered to enhance your vehicle's performanceMade to stringent quality standards
      $178.85 - $266.00
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      # 286826513
      Ford Mustang 5.0L Ford Small Block 1981, Fuel Pump by Ford Performance®. This product is made of high-quality materials to sere you for years to come. Designed using state-of-the-art technology and with customers in mind. It will meet...
      Designed to help you get the most out of your vehiclePerfect for use in high-performance environments
      $101.18 - $103.72
    • (1 review)
      # 803897560
      Ford Mustang 1981, PlasmaCore™ Inconel Electrode Pulse Nickel Spark Plugs by Pulstar®. With Resistor. Inconel-electrode Pulse Plug. Designed specifically for most popular vehicles, PlasmaCore™ Inconel Electrode Pulse Plug provides...
      Increased horsepowerBetter torque
      $14.95 - $119.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # 954490225
      Ford Mustang Ghia 1981, Bump Steer Kit by Steeda Autosports®. If your car is lowered and has tracking issues and less predictable steering behavior, you need a bump steer kit. Steeda's Bump Steer Kits will allow you to correct your bump...
      Tapered stud made of 4140 high-grade steel for superior strengthMachined to exact tolerances for an exact fit
      $169.95
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      # 1120465106
      Ford Mustang 4.2L 1981, Gear Reduction Starter by Tuff Stuff Performance®. Mounting: 3 Bolt Mount. Tuff Stuff starters are hand made from premium quality new components - not remanufactured - and are quality built in USA. Most Gear...
      Designed For High Horsepower And High Compression EnginesLighter And Smaller Than OE Starters
      $134.56 - $223.75
    • (0 reviews)
      # 68573478
      Ford Mustang 1981, Rear Axle Shaft 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 quality alloys and the latest...
      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
      $166.39 - $293.14
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      # 48222560
      Club X-1 Full Face ATM (Advance Thermo Material) Racing Helmet by Sparco®. Certification: ECE 05; Material: ATM (Advance Thermo Material) Designed for indoor kart racing where a fire proof helmet isn't required, this product is...
      Designed for indoor kart racingProvides ultimate protection
      $140.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 450479564
      Universal PowerPack™ Turbocharger System by Banks®. The Banks Power Dual Exhaust PowerPack System is the complete towing package your pickup truck, with extended cab short bed configuration, deserves.
      Stunning Top GainsImproved Mileage
      $2,198.00 - $2,798.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 466839667
      Ford Mustang 5.0L Standard Transmission with Aftermarket H Or X-Pipe / with Factory H Or X-Pipe 1981, Premium Series™ Steel Short Tube Swap Exhaust Headers by BBK®. Primary Tubing Diameter: 1.625". Emissions: CARB compliant. Header...
      $249.99 - $349.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 562759592
      Ford Mustang 4.2L / 5.0L 1981, Stage 5 Super Street Dimpled and Slotted Front Brake Kit by EBC®. The EBC Stage 5 SuperStreet Brake Kit is designed for those looking for heavy-duty high gripping pads and rotors. Thanks to the 4000 Series...
      $348.77
    • (0 reviews)
      # 261590101
      Ford Mustang Hatchback / Sedan To Chassis # 8D*X 199999 Without Boxed Control Arms 1981, Anti-Sway Bar Kit by ST Suspensions®. Boost the handling of your vehicle to more sophisticated levels with premium, one-piece front and rear solid...
      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
      $178.49 - $331.48
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      # 377193131
      Ford Mustang 1981, E Series Round Red Air Filter by K&N®. K&N's replacement air filters are designed to increase horsepower and acceleration while providing excellent filtration. K&N makes over 1,200 different replacement air filters...
      Designed to boost horsepower and rate of accelerationCan be cleaned and used again
      $57.99 - $71.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 379675232
      Universal 4-Bank Chip Burner by SCT Performance®. SCT's single program and 5 program, four bank custom chips are specifically tuned for your car or truck by one of SCT's Custom Tuning dealers world wide.
      Easily switch between custom tunes using the optional Dial SelectorCan be custom tuned by one of SCT's Custom Tuning dealers world wide
      $349.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 557545388
      Ford Mustang 4.2L / 5.0L With Ford Small Block Windsor Engine 1981, Iron Eagle Sportsman Engine Block by Dart®. This premium product is the best way to go for those looking for the highest quality replacement that offers supreme levels...
      Siamesed cylinders: Standard 4.000" or 4.125" cylinders can be safely bored to 4.185" diameterMultiple deck heights allow for increased displacements of up to 468 cubic inches
      $2,606.20
    • (0 reviews)
      # 331317921
      Ford Mustang 1981, Lo-Profile Direct Fit Single Electric Fan by Flex-a-Lite®. With Adjustable Thermostat Controller. Keep your engine cool and free up some extra horsepower and torque. The fan makes quicker cool downs, extended water...
      Prevents your engine from overheatingProvides increased horsepower and torque
      $208.34 - $208.35
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      # 73964089
      Ford Mustang 1981, I and II Series Clutch Disc by Centerforce®. Centerforce brings together high-quality friction materials and patented processes to give you top-of-the-line discs. Each disc is designed to work best with a...
      Expertly crafted from premium materialsDesigned to match rigorous quality standards
      $106.62 - $175.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1191665079
      Ford Mustang 4.2L / 5.0L 1981, Mechanical Fuel Pump by TSP®. 1/4" NPT Inlet/Outlet. TSP's Mechanical Fuel Pumps are for those who want to upgrade their fuel pump without losing that classic look. Pumps are cast from lightweight aluminum...
      $30.49
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826490461
      Ford Mustang 1981, Billet Distributor by Fast®. Due to a variety of changes and updates developed by the talented electrical engineers at FAST™, these dual-sync distributors are plug-and-play for electronic ignition control with...
      20 AWG, extreme-duty flexible-style wires for increased strength and durabilityRevised sensor placement and advanced plate sleeve designs create increased accuracy and reliability
      $368.18 - $369.59
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1207409711
      Ford Mustang Power Steering 1981, Power Steering Hose Kit by March Performance®. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to come. Designed using state-of-the-art technology and with customers in mind. It...
      Precisely engineered for perfect fit and functionMade with a unique blend of durability and style
      $201.83 - $270.53
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      # 775020559
      Ford Mustang 4.2L 1981, OEM Style Starter by Tuff Stuff Performance®. Mounting Bolts Quantity: 3 Bolt. Tuff Stuff starters are hand made from premium quality new components - not remanufactured - and are quality built in USA. Most Gear...
      Designed For High Horsepower And High Compression EnginesLighter And Smaller Than OE Starters
      $123.69 - $164.97
    • (0 reviews)
      # 183053735
      Ford Mustang 1981, Rear Axle Shaft Kit by TEN Factory®. Rear axle kits are made from high-quality materials for a "stronger than stock" axle shaft. TEN Factory engineers each axle and kit for a specific vehicle to insure a...
      Precision forged for performance and durabilityThoroughly tested for maximum strength and tolerance
      $142.26 - $261.09
    • (0 reviews)
      # 69025922
      110 Series Single Layer Racing Suit by RaceQuip®. Avaliable in Colors: Black, Blue, Red. Get superior durability and comfort combined with overall flame and heat protection. Strong construction and advanced sewing techniques make this...
      Ensures heat and fire protectionGentle fabric provides superior comfort
      $99.95 - $139.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 264883439
      Ford Mustang 1981, Long Tube Exhaust Headers by Kooks®. Emissions: EPA compliant. Header Style: Long Tube. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to come. Designed using state-of-the-art technology and...
      $805.36 - $1,542.14




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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
    • 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
      May 21, 2018
      How To Remove An Engine
      If you've grown tired of your engine's declining performance, inconsistent power, rough idle, exhaust smoke, knocking noises, rattles, and other maladies that plague...
      by Richard Reina
    • Engines
      May 09, 2018
      How Does An Internal Combustion Engine Work?
      An engine that uses liquid fuel to create energy, such as an internal combustion engine, is basically a large air pump. Cool air is drawn in, mixed with the fuel of...
      by Timothy Zahl
    • Engines
      May 02, 2018
      Glossary Of Engine External Parts
      Internal combustion engines are extremely complex and feature a wide array of components that rotate, pump, pressurize, or seal. Many of these components, while...
      by Timothy Zahl
    • Performance Engine Parts
      April 20, 2018
      What You Need When Rebuilding Or Replacing An...
      So you’ve decided to take on the project of rebuilding or replacing your vehicle’s engine. Modern internal combustion engines are quite complex – with a wide...
      by Richard Reina
    • Shift Knobs
      January 19, 2018
      Shopping Guide – Shift Knobs
      The knob at the end of your gearshift lever probably isn't something that most people notice when getting into your car or truck. But for a minimal cost, it can be. We...
      by Timothy Zahl
    • Running Boards
      November 29, 2017
      Shopping Guide - Running Boards
      Running boards date as far back as the automobile itself, being integrated into car and truck designs until falling out of favor after World War II. With the boom in...
      by Timothy Zahl
    • Off-Road Bumpers
      November 28, 2017
      Shopping Guide – Off Road Bumpers | Custom...
      There's a saying that advises out of all the paths you take in life, it's important to make sure a few of them are dirt. But while dirt can be found most anywhere you...
      by Timothy Zahl
    • Automotive Tools
      August 30, 2017
      What Special Tools Are Available For Exhaust...
      Exhaust work can be challenging. Old parts are usually corroded and difficult to separate, and new ones sometimes need minor fitment adjustments during installation....
      by Timothy Zahl

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