1981 Mercury Cougar Performance Air Intake Systems

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    • (0 reviews)
      # 245839415
      Mercury Cougar XR-7 5.0L 1981, Air Ram Series Intake Manifold by Weiand®. Designed for the 5.0L Ford and LS series families, this intake pick up where the factory left off. Engineered to build horsepower and torque through optimized...
      Made with precision and quality in mindBuilt to last
      $176.95 - $232.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 377250911
      Mercury Cougar 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)
      # 377250884
      Mercury Cougar 1981, HPR™ Round Red Air Filter by Spectre Performance®. Spectre’s High Performance Replacement Air Filters are engineered to outperform ordinary paper filters by providing increased air flow for improved performance....
      High performance and high air flow filterFilter media is non-woven synthetic and pre-dyed
      $20.78 - $21.81
    • (0 reviews)
      # 377250926
      Mercury Cougar 1981, Oiled Cleanable Cotton Custom Red Air Filter by S&B®. This premium product is the best way to go for those looking for the highest quality replacement that offers supreme levels of quality, performance and...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $27.56 - $32.32
    • (0 reviews)
      # 476050820
      Mercury Cougar XR-7 5.0L 1981, Crosswind™ Dual Plane Intake Manifold by Professional Products®. This premium product is the best way to go for those looking for the highest quality replacement that offers supreme levels of quality,...
      Designed to unlock more performance out of your vehicleDeliver a reasonable balance of strength and durability
      $227.09 - $343.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # 475939991
      Mercury Cougar XR-7 5.0L 1981, Hurricane™ Carbureted Single Plane Intake Manifold by Professional Products®. This premium product is the best way to go for those looking for the highest quality replacement that offers supreme levels...
      Designed to unlock more performance out of your vehicleDeliver a reasonable balance of strength and durability
      $184.30 - $268.07
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1724723
      Mercury Cougar XR-7 5.0L 1981, Hurricane™ EFI Single Plane Polished Intake Manifold by Professional Products®. This premium product is the best way to go for those looking for the highest quality replacement that offers supreme levels...
      Designed to unlock more performance out of your vehicleDeliver a reasonable balance of strength and durability
      $259.68
    • (0 reviews)
      # 476125684
      Mercury Cougar XR-7 5.0L without Cruise Control 1981, Typhoon™ Dual Plane Intake Manifold by Professional Products®. The Typhoon Manifold is a dual plane 180° medium high rise design that delivers outstanding street or race...
      Designed to unlock more performance out of your vehicleDeliver a reasonable balance of strength and durability
      $154.97 - $180.11
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2089395003
      Mercury Cougar XR-7 5.0L with Small Block Engine 1981, Hi-Ram Series Intake Manifold by Weiand®. Hi-RAM Series Intake Manifold used primarily in drag racing, tractor/truck pulls and performance marine applications where high RPM is...
      Modular design with removable topLarge plenum volume of 549 CUI (with 1 x 95mm or 1 x 105mm throttle body top)
      $396.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2089395002
      Mercury Cougar XR-7 5.0L with Small Block Engine 1981, Stealth Series Satin Intake Manifold by Weiand®. WEIAND’s top-of-the-line high-rise dual plane manifold combines the low-end throttle response of a 180° design with the top-end...
      Made with precision and quality in mindBuilt to last
      $201.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2089395401
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L with Small Block Engine 1981, Hi-Ram Intake Manifold Runner Section by Weiand®. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to come. Designed using state-of-the-art technology and with...
      Made with precision and quality in mindBuilt to last
      $316.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn3100729583
      Mercury Cougar 4.2L / 5.0L 1981, Accu Seal Pro Intake Manifold Gaskets by SCE Gaskets®.
      Perfect solution for racing and high-performance engine applicationsManufactured using advanced engineering and on-track testing
      $29.14
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4498739427
      Mercury Cougar C4 Transmission 1981, Stainless Steel Braided Kick Down Cable by Racing Power Company®. 24" long with all necessary brackets included. Part# R6055 might be necessary. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance...
      One-of-a-kind style will help customize your autoWill deliver unparalleled levels of durability
      $34.28
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1037956979
      Mercury Cougar With Ford 9" Series Axle 1981, Paper Gaskets by AllStar Performance®. Gaskets are precision die-cut to ensure a leak free seal. This top-grade product is expertly made in compliance with stringent industry standards to...
      Precise manufacturing and high-grade materialsExpertly Crafted from the highest grade materials
      $3.49 - $32.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358494940
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L with Small Block Engine 1981, Stealthram Intake Manifold Gasket by Holley®. 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...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $20.25
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2266800165
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L 1981, SysteMAX Intake Manifold Gasket by Holley®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Holley 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
      $32.42
    • (0 reviews)
      # 102218590
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L 1981, Intake Manifold Bolt Kit by Mr. Gasket®.
      Returns your vehicle to its pristine stateExceptional quality at a great price
      $14.04 - $31.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1477745
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L 1981, Intake Manifold Gasket by Mr. Gasket®. You won't find a more perfect way to make your vehicle look better and drive faster than with the top-notch Mr. Gasket products. That is the only stop you need to make for...
      Returns your vehicle to its pristine stateExceptional quality at a great price
      $20.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1502744
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L 1981, Ultra-Seal™ Intake Manifold Gasket by Mr. Gasket®. You won't find a more perfect way to make your vehicle look better and drive faster than with the top-notch Mr. Gasket products. That is the only stop you...
      Returns your vehicle to its pristine stateExceptional quality at a great price
      $23.77
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1682300
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L 1981, Intake Manifold Bolt Set by Professional Products®.
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $27.54
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1678554
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L 1981, Power+Plus™ Intake Manifold Gasket Set by Professional Products®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Professional Products features premium quality and will perform better than...
      Designed to unlock more performance out of your vehicleDeliver a reasonable balance of strength and durability
      $16.66
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1682298
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L 1981, Typhoon™ Intake Manifold Spacer by Professional Products®. This premium product is the best way to go for those looking for the highest quality replacement that offers supreme levels of quality, performance...
      Designed to unlock more performance out of your vehicleDeliver a reasonable balance of strength and durability
      $91.67
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1589347821
      Mercury Cougar XR-7 5.0L with Ford Small Block Engine 1981, Intake Manifold Gasket by RHS®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by RHS features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your...
      Designed to unlock more performance out of your vehicleDeliver a reasonable balance of strength and durability
      $31.04
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358489365
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L with Small Block Engine 1981, Team G Water Flow Restrictor Plate by Weiand®. Set of three. These mount under the water neck on the intake manifold. Three different sizes (5/8", 3/4" and 1") are supplied to restrict...
      Made with precision and quality in mindBuilt to last
      $15.47
    • (0 reviews)
      # 95461029
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L 1981, Intake Manifold Bolt Kit by ARP®. Prevent intake manifold leaks with ARP’s quality fasteners. They’re nominally rated at 180,000 psi and precision machined for optimum thread engagement. Wide underhead...
      Designed to unlock more performance out of your vehicleDeliver a reasonable balance of strength and durability
      $30.90 - $48.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358726546
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L Small Block Ford 1981, Throttle Return Spring Bracket by Trans-Dapt®. 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...
      Built to match your exact requirementsHigh quality you can rely on
      $4.75
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358726454
      Mercury Cougar 2.3L 1981, Throttle Return Spring Kit by Trans-Dapt®. 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 meet your...
      Built to match your exact requirementsHigh quality you can rely on
      $15.79
    • (0 reviews)
      # 955021782
      Mercury Cougar Base / XR-7 1981, Hi-Tech Kickdown Kit by Lokar®. 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 meet your...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $97.17 - $97.72
    • (0 reviews)
      # 598287230
      Mercury Cougar Base / XR-7 1981, Hi-Tech Polished Kickdown Kit by Lokar®. 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 meet...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $126.72 - $127.79
    • (0 reviews)
      # 598286197
      Mercury Cougar Base / XR-7 1981, Kickdown Kit by Lokar®. 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 meet your needs and...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $98.19 - $98.51
    • (0 reviews)
      # 598311817
      Mercury Cougar Base / XR-7 1981, Midnight Series Hi-Tech Kickdown Kit by Lokar®. 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...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $108.39 - $111.37
    • (0 reviews)
      # 325193459
      Mercury Cougar 2.3L / 3.3L 1981, Throttle Cable Bracket by Big End 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...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $79.31 - $80.77
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1013893786
      Mercury Cougar 3.3L 1981, Air Filter by Bosch®. Bosch Air Filters are designed specifically for the Professional installer market offering 90% vehicle coverage to ensure installers will always have the right air filter.
      Competitive pricing from a trusted brandCoverage for Domestic, Asian and European vehicles
      $6.17
    • (0 reviews)
      # 146033719
      Mercury Cougar 1981, Extra Guard™ Round Air Filter by FRAM®. Designed and constructed with advanced features to capture and hold more dirt. Increased durability is achieved because of the heavier filter screen that extends into...
      Provides better air filtration for improved performancePrevents damaging particles from entering your engine
      $9.08 - $10.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2949911
      Mercury Cougar 3.3L 1981, Air Filter by Full®. If you have a dirty air filter, clogged PCV valve, or defective MAF sensor you may be tempted to just run down to the local auto parts chain store for a replacement, but before you waste...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $7.23
    • (0 reviews)
      # 21492647
      Mercury Cougar 1981, Air Filter by Hastings®. Clean air is critical to the performance of your engine, so don’t trust just any filter. Hastings filters are tested according to SAE J726 test procedures, where they meet or exceed the...
      Filters out dirt and dust in the air preventing them from entering the engineHeavy duty construction for long service life
      $5.69 - $5.87
    • (0 reviews)
      # 64432483
      Mercury Cougar 1981, Air Filter by WIX®. Considering as much as 10,000 gallons of air must pass through the air filter for every gallon of fuel the engine consumes, WIX air filters play a vital part in preventing foreign particles like...
      Prevents foreign particles like carbon, soot and abrasives from entering the fuel mixEnsures superior engine protection
      $2.35 - $6.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # 82963465
      Mercury Cougar 1981, Round Air Filter by Luber-finer®. Luber-finer air filters are constructed with specially blended filter media for optimal dirt-holding capacity, filtering efficiency and maximum protection for your engine from...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $5.39 - $6.03
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn615950569
      Mercury Cougar 3.3L 1981, Air Filter Wrap by WIX®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it is manufactured to...
      Expertly crafted from premium materialsDesigned to match rigorous quality standards
      $2.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # 544357941
      Mercury Cougar 1981, Professional™ Front Intake Air Duct Drain Hose by ACDelco®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by ACDelco features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $12.69 - $17.21
    • (0 reviews)
      # 31632225
      Mercury Cougar 1981, Air Cleaner Fastener by Dorman®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Dorman 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
      $1.36 - $1.71
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn491336
      Mercury Cougar 4.2L / 5.0L Without Quadrajet Carburetor 1981, Air Cleaner Mounting Gasket by Victor Reinz®. When you’re low on oil, coolant or some other fluid, you may be tempted to just run down to the local auto parts chain store....
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $1.97
    • (0 reviews)
      # 381182432
      Mercury Cougar 1981, Air Cleaner Mounting Gasket by Fel-Pro®. If you need durable gaskets to prevent leaks on your vehicle, Fel-Pro is the way to go. Engineered using the latest technologies and global engineering resources, the gaskets...
      Direct OEM replacement for a proper fitEnsures reliable sealing performance
      $1.22 - $1.57
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4941901
      Mercury Cougar 1981, Handypack™ Black Air Charge Temperature Sensor Connector by Standard®. With Retaining Clip. The handypack™ program is the most complete wiring center with 17 assortments available. Featuring application and...
      Pigtail and Socket AssemblyFuel injector pigtail
      $6.20
    • (0 reviews)
      # 31632218
      Mercury Cougar 3.3L 1981, Shallow Cup Intake Manifold Expansion Plug by Dorman®. Dorman’s Engine Intake Manifold Expansion Plug is conveniently designed as a direct replacement for stripped plugs. A proper fit is ensured, every time.
      Manufactured from high quality materials for a long service lifeTorque values listed on parts
      $4.97 - $16.84
    • (0 reviews)
      # 762202510
      Mercury Cougar 1981, Intake Manifold Gasket Set by Victor Reinz®. When you’re low on oil, coolant or some other fluid, you may be tempted to just run down to the local auto parts chain store. But before you waste your time and gas...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $5.99 - $9.66
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2400731659
      Mercury Cougar 5.0L 1981, Dark Blue/Brown Intake Manifold Gasket Set by DNJ Engine Components®. Get this top-grade quality replacement for your worn out part from DNJ. Expertly crafted from premium materials, this product is of the...
      Designed to restore your vehicle's original performanceProvides superior sealing performance
      $6.57
    • (0 reviews)
      # 18980660
      Mercury Cougar 1981, Intake Manifold Gasket Set by Fel-Pro®. If you need durable gaskets to prevent leaks on your vehicle, Fel-Pro is the way to go. Engineered using the latest technologies and global engineering resources, the gaskets...
      Direct OEM replacement for a proper fitEnsures reliable sealing performance
      $6.01 - $8.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1007734588
      Mercury Cougar 1981, Engine Intake Manifold Gasket Set by Apex Auto®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Apex Auto features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and...
      Quick accurate delivery with excellent fill-rateExcellent inventory availability
      $1.25 - $5.79
    • (0 reviews)
      # 476029684
      Mercury Cougar XR-7 5.0L 1981, Typhoon™ EFI Intake Manifold Base by Professional Products®. This premium product is the best way to go for those looking for the highest quality replacement that offers supreme levels of quality,...
      Designed to unlock more performance out of your vehicleDeliver a reasonable balance of strength and durability
      $232.89 - $353.26
    • (0 reviews)
      # 476005733
      Mercury Cougar XR-7 5.0L 1981, Typhoon™ Upper EFI Intake Manifold Plenum by Professional Products®. This premium product is the best way to go for those looking for the highest quality replacement that offers supreme levels of...
      Designed to unlock more performance out of your vehicleDeliver a reasonable balance of strength and durability
      $251.31 - $358.31
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn126543476
      Universal Throttle Body Air-Intake Cleaner by CRC®. 12 oz. Throttle Body and Air Intake Cleaner cleans gum and varnish from the throttle valves and throttle body for easier starting and smoother engine performance.
      Safe on coated throttle bodiesRemoves harmful deposits
      $3.46
    • (0 reviews)
      # 100668571
      Air Filter Aerosol Cleaner by Maxima Racing Oils®. Air Filter Cleaner Contains no CFC's! Maxima Air Filter Cleaner is a purpose specific spray-on air filter cleaner. For use on motorcycles and ATV's. An excellent foam and fabric air...
      Made to deliver trouble-free operation for years aheadOptimal protection against wear
      $8.10 - $97.19
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4481550649
      Air Filter Maintenance Aerosol Combo Kit 13 oz by Maxima Racing Oils®. 1 Bottle. Air Filter Maintenance Aerosol Combo Kit is the convenient way to clean and oil your foam or fabric air filter with ease. 2 Pack Contains: Maxima Air...
      Made to deliver trouble-free operation for years aheadOptimal protection against wear
      $85.47
    • (0 reviews)
      # 100668596
      FAB-1 Spray-On Air Filter Oil, 13 oz by Maxima Racing Oils®. Spray directly onto a new or clean filter element until a uniform color is achieved on all surfaces. Allow to dry for 15 minutes before installation. See instructions on...
      Fast penetrationRace proven protection
      $7.73 - $92.80
    • (0 reviews)
      # 100668601
      FFT Foam Filter Oil Treatment by Maxima Racing Oils®. Utilizing a new or thoroughly clean filter element, pour a liberal amount of FFT on a clean, dry, filter. Work into foam until all surfaces are wet & color is uniform. Squeeze out...
      Increased air flowGreater contaminate retention
      $6.47 - $76.53
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4515291852
      Universal Air Filter Cleaner by AllStar Performance®. Spray solution directly onto dirty air filter. Allow a brief time to soak, 5-10 minutes then rinse clean with water. For use with Allstar washable air filter elements. Plastic 24 oz....
      Precise manufacturing and high-grade materialsExpertly Crafted from the highest grade materials
      $6.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 857970318
      Universal QL-25 Series Air Cleaner Mini Latch Kit by Quik-Latch®. For decades, the preferred method of securing the air cleaner housing to a carburetor has been through the use of a wingnut. Removing and reinstalling the air cleaner...
      Made from the finest materials for unrivaled valueMade with meticulous attention to detail and unmatched craftsmanship
      +2
      $26.99 - $30.99
    • (9 reviews)
      # 1008442704
      Air Filter Cleaner Kit by K&N®. K&N Recharger Kit is designed to service your K&N oiled cotton air filter when it gets dirty. The kit comes with K&N Power Kleen air filter cleaner and K&N air filter oil. This Recharger Kit will restore...
      The only oil designed specifically for K&N filtersSpecially formulated to improve air filter performance
      $7.38 - $22.13
    • (9 reviews)
      # 1008430709
      Air Filter Oil by K&N®. K&N Recharger Kit is designed to service your K&N oiled cotton air filter when it gets dirty. The kit comes with K&N Power Kleen air filter cleaner and K&N air filter oil. This Recharger Kit will restore air flow...
      The only oil designed specifically for K&N filtersSpecially formulated to improve air filter performance
      $6.61 - $102.99




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