1981 Ford Thunderbird Parts

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      # 63457718
      Ford Thunderbird 1981, Starter by Remy®. Rated Power: 1.1 kW. 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...
      Features the most compact design on the marketEnsures less friction and excellent performance
      $34.20 - $60.19
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      # 525658046
      Ford Thunderbird Sedan 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...
      Direct fit, with no modificationsRestores and retains proper handling
      $55.89 - $77.80
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      # mpn336649
      Ford Thunderbird 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,...
      OE style replacement rotorNon-directional finish
      $21.74
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      # 90637513
      Ford Thunderbird 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
      $1,382.10 - $2,432.70
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      # 176885910
      Ford Thunderbird 3.3L 1981, Replacement Exhaust Kit by Walker®. Without O2 Sensor Port. Without Air Tube. If you are looking for the ultimate in quality and value, then this superior replacement exhaust kit by Walker is what you need....
      Mufflers and Resonators Designed for OE equivalent sound and precision fitOE-style louvered tube technology for a premium, factory-like sound
      $53.64 - $79.91
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      # mpn2027675
      Ford Thunderbird with Standard Duty Cooling 1981, Engine Coolant Radiator by APDI®. Core Size: 24 1/2" x 18" x 1". Outlet: 1 1/2". Row quantity: 1. Construction: Plastic Tank Aluminum. Increase the life of your vehicle's engine by...
      Same quality as OE for less moneyDesigned with the latest software and manufactured with modern tooling
      $81.26
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      # 442580308
      Ford Thunderbird 1981, Fuel Tank by Spectra Premium®. Volume: 18 Gallons. 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...
      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
      $93.75
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      # 636476192
      Ford Thunderbird 1981, Remanufactured Power Steering Pump by A1 Cardone®. If you're looking for a replacement power steering pump for your vehicle, why not equip it with Cardone's pumps that will give you the performance you can rely...
      100% computer tested for quality and reliability100% appearance inspected to ensure your satisfaction
      $25.12 - $33.15
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      # 111381819
      Ford Thunderbird with 7.5" Ring Gear with Ford Series Axle 1981, Rear Ring and Pinion Gear Set by USA Standard Gear®. USA Standard ring and pinion sets are the right choice to add confidence to your install. USA Standard Gear offers a...
      Direct-fit OE-quality replacement for your factory partHelps restore the proper functionality of your vehicle
      $183.58 - $220.79
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      # mpn307825
      Ford Thunderbird 1981, Remanufactured Front Windshield Wiper Motor by A1 Cardone®. Without Washer Pump. Connector Type: Pin. Mounting Type: Direct Bolt. Number of Mounting Holes: 3. Domestic. With Instruction Sheet. Each unit is 100%...
      100% Load Testing ensures guaranteed performance every timeBrushes are precisely designed to ensure armature and contacts are properly matched
      $37.17
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      # 63175663
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L 1981, A/C Compressor Clutch by Four Seasons®. Black. Material: Steel. Number of Grooves: 1. All products are engineered and tested to provide years of trouble free operation. Backed by over 50 years of car parts...
      All mounting hardware includedCoated to prevent corrosion
      $110.32 - $125.22
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      # 552827052
      Ford Thunderbird 1981, Automatic Transmission Torque Converter by Dacco®. 1 Piece. DACCO® offers the most extensive line of torque converters in the industry, and because have more than 80 locations, those parts are available for same...
      Perfect to improve your vehicle’s performanceMade from high-strength materials for exceptional durability
      $66.35 - $126.65
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      # mpn4254419411
      Ford Thunderbird 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...
      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
      $7.69
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      # mpn472989
      Ford Thunderbird 4.2L / 5.0L 1981, Oxygen Sensor by Denso®. Position: Upstream. Denso's light duty oxygen sensor started to appear on vehicles with the development of fuel injection systems. The basic job of the sensor is to monitor the...
      Corrosion-resistant stainless steel constructionPTFE filter blocks efficiency-robbing contaminants
      $23.42
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      # mpn1013902533
      Ford Thunderbird 3.3L 1981, Air Filter by Denso®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Denso 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
      $3.90
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      # mpn358730861
      Ford Thunderbird C4 Transmission 1981, ATI Max Duty Super F Transmission Fluid (100021-12) by ATI Performance®. 1 Quart. Case of 12. Synthetic Type F Racing ATF. The new 30 weight Max Duty Super F is for large displacement, turbocharged...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $140.05
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      # mpn2106715652
      Pocket iQ™ Diagnostic Tool by NEXIQ®. Whether you’re covering a large fleet or monitoring just a truck or two, this smart and handy tool makes it easy to collect critical truck performance data. With the Pocket iQ™ your toolkit,...
      Monitors all vehicle dataChecks engine speed/load, pressures, temperatures, and other data
      $989.38
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      # mpn4201101537
      Ford Thunderbird 1981, 1980-1989 Ford/Lincoln/Mercury Parts Manuals on CD by Detroit Iron®. PDF Format. Licensed Detroit Iron CD provides the most comprehensive set of digital Factory OEM shop manuals for the classic models associated...
      Developed to preserve valuable data about antique and classic ridesMade with the utmost care for your specific year, make and model
      $27.62
    • (2 reviews)
      # mpn1728321
      Showroom Shine by Dr. Beasley's®. For a jaw-dropping effect on the road or on the sidewalk, go with this complete kit by Dr. Beasley's that includes everything needed for cleaning, preparing, and protecting your whole car from the...
      Makes your car look like it just left the showroom floorCombination of interior and exterior prescriptions
      $499.99
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      # 9419129
      Ford Thunderbird with Ford System 1981, Alternator by Quality-Built®. With External Fan. Voltage Regulator: External. Rotation: Clockwise. Voltage: 12V. Get professional installer quality at a DIY price with a Quality-Built alternator....
      Designed specifically for the high demands of professional installersSelect components and advanced manufacturing techniques provide unparalleled performance and reliability
      $18.82 - $49.32
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      # 573956562
      Ford Thunderbird Sedan 1981, OESpectrum™ Front Strut by Monroe®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. Strut Charging Type: Gas Charged Unit - Strut Rod Will Extend Automatically. These products are engineered for foreign nameplate vehicles to...
      Provide unprecedented handling precision and controlNitrogen gas charged
      $33.50
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      # 45333292
      Ford Thunderbird 1981, Power Brake Booster by A1 Cardone®. Remanufactured. 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 will...
      100% O.E. quality seals, diaphragms and check valves are installed on every unit for like-new performance and reliabilityAll units are 100% vacuum tested to ensure reliable performance
      $55.90 - $76.58
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      # mpn4493833497
      Ford Thunderbird 5.0L Block Cast # D9OE-E3A Right Head Cast # D8OE Crank Cast # 2MA Left Head Cast # D8OE 1981, Remanufactured Long Block Engine by Dahmer Powertrain®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Dahmer...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $1,569.66
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      # 165475294
      Ford Thunderbird 1981, Replacement Exhaust Kit by AP Exhaust®. Emissions: EPA compliant. Get confidence with this high-standard OE quality purchase which is perfect for those who want to perform a long-lasting exhaust system repair....
      Superior replacement for your worn out exhaust partHelps put your vehicle back to its tip-top shape
      $51.78 - $53.81
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      # 64131422
      Ford Thunderbird 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
      $19.79 - $43.49
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      # mpn4482913513
      Ford Thunderbird 1981, Fuel Tank by Replace®. Volume: 18 Gallons. With Lock-Ring Kit. 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...
      Same quality as OE for less moneyDesigned with the latest software and manufactured with modern tooling
      $165.74
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      # mpn2198232
      Ford Thunderbird 1981, Remanufactured Rack and Pinion Assembly by Maval®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. Steer your way with peace of mind by upgrading to hard-core off-road steering system parts built by Maval to give you the confidence on any...
      Designed to help you get the most out of your vehicleWill improve your steering response under unique off-road conditions
      $280.20
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      # 57084005
      Ford Thunderbird 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...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $8.43 - $11.09
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      # mpn767361369
      Ford Thunderbird 1981, Professional™ Windshield Washer Pump 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...
      Universal washer pump fits most vehicles – domestic or import.Full line of 12-volt pumps available for comprehensive vehicle coverage.
      $13.44
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      # 22836302
      Ford Thunderbird 1981, HVAC Heater Core by Spectra Premium®. If you’re not feeling much heat or your carpet is wet and you smell antifreeze, chances are you need a new heater core. If testing proves that your heater core is defective,...
      100% quality assuranceDrop in fit for easy installation
      $21.03 - $21.59




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      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
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      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...
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      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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      June 23, 2018
      When Is It Time To Replace My Car’s Brake Fluid?
      When it comes automotive maintenance items, changing a vehicle's brake fluid is probably not at the top of anyone's mind. But it should be, because there are important...
      by Timothy Zahl
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      June 13, 2018
      When Is It Time To Replace My Coolant Hoses?
      Carmakers do not consider coolant hoses a routine maintenance item, so it follows that there can be a lack of guidance about how often these hoses should be replaced....
      by Timothy Zahl
    • Engine Parts
      June 11, 2018
      When Is it Time To Replace My Engine Thermostat?
      When you consider that temperatures within an engine's combustion chambers reach over 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit, it's a marvel to consider how effective engine cooling...
      by Michael Grayen
    • Engine Parts
      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
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      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
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      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

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