1981 Pontiac Firebird Performance Parts

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      # mpn1095602
      Pontiac Firebird 4.9L / 5.0L 1981, Street Series™ Stainless Steel Cat-Back Exhaust System with Split Rear Exit by MagnaFlow®. Exhaust Type: Cat-Back. Exhaust Tubing Material: Stainless Steel. Main Tubing Diameter: 2.5". Exhaust System...
      $667.22
    • (0 reviews)
      # 63657642
      Pontiac Firebird 4.3L / 4.9L / 5.0L 1981, Redstuff Ceramic Low Dust 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,...
      $102.06
    • (0 reviews)
      # 690416556
      Pontiac Firebird 1981, TVS Front and Rear Handling Lowering Kit with 2" Front and 1.5" Rear Body Drop by Hotchkis®. Quantity: Sold as a Kit. This is a complete kit with components that give your vehicle reduced body roll, sharpened...
      $1,377.99 - $3,864.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 245823343
      Pontiac Firebird 5.0L with Small Block Chevrolet Engine 1981, Single Plane Intake Manifold by Dart®. 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
      $449.60
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      # 61249147
      Pontiac Firebird 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 with...
      Offers The Most Horsepower AvailableProvides Exclusive Full Range DST Programming
      $121.49 - $128.96
    • (0 reviews)
      # 661419493
      Pontiac Firebird 4.4L / 5.0L With Chevy Small Block Engine Carburetor Fuel Delivery 1981, Performer Crate Engine by Edelbrock®. These entry level crate engines are ideal for any street rod, muscle car or truck owner looking for 300+ hp...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $7,190.40 - $7,969.14
    • (4 reviews)
      # 102221701
      Pontiac Firebird 3.8L / 4.3L / 4.9L / 5.0L 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....
      Brilliant triple-chrome platingPrevent boilovers
      +1
      $32.43 - $37.53
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      # mpn4507536005
      Pontiac Firebird 4.3L / 4.9L / 5.0L Standard Transmission with Small Register Bore with Internal Balanced Flywheel 1981, Performance Steel Flywheel by Hays®. Flywheel Tooth Number: 166. Product Weight: 30 lbs. Hays Steel Flywheels are...
      Expertly crafted from premium materialsDesigned to match rigorous quality standards
      $269.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1023583462
      Pontiac Firebird 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....
      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 - $629.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 826378439
      Pontiac Firebird 5.0L 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)
      # 964194549
      Pontiac Firebird 1981, High Performance P-Series Power Steering Pump Kit by PSC Motorsports®. This is a complete pump and reservoir kit which features the SP1405 high performance pump, SR146K reservoir and suction/return hose kit. This...
      Reliable solution for your steering needsDesigned with functionality in mind
      $442.72
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1120527416
      Pontiac Firebird 4.3L / 4.4L / 5.0L 1981, Full Size OEM Style Starter by Tuff Stuff Performance®. Mounting: Staggered Bolt Pattern.
      Offset MountHeat Treated Shaft
      $122.79 - $149.15
    • (0 reviews)
      # 68642621
      Pontiac Firebird with GM 8.5" Series Axle with 28 Spline 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...
      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 - $253.04
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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
    • (2 reviews)
      # mpn910810
      Pontiac Firebird 1981, Super 10 Series Delta Flow™ 409 SS Oval Black Exhaust Muffler by Flowmaster®. Without Hangers. Muffler Inlet Diameter: 2.5". Muffler Outlet Diameter: 2.5". Muffler Body Length: 6.5". Muffler Overall Length:...
      $79.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # 63657663
      Pontiac Firebird 4.3L / 4.9L / 5.0L 1981, Stage 5 Super Street Dimpled and Slotted 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...
      $259.06 - $356.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # 51956971
      Pontiac Firebird Coupe 3.8L / 4.3L / 4.9L / 5.0L To Chassis # 8D*X 199999 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 steel...
      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 - $356.98
    • (1 review)
      # 377226093
      Pontiac Firebird 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...
      Designed to boost horsepower and rate of accelerationCan be cleaned and used again
      $54.99 - $78.19
    • (0 reviews)
      # 62684747
      Pontiac Firebird 5.0L 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...
      Maximum power and performance plusReplace stock chip
      $120.62
    • (0 reviews)
      # 64872266
      Pontiac Firebird 5.0L 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...
      Made with precision and quality in mindBuilt to last
      $1,777.95 - $2,899.95
    • (2 reviews)
      # 129226684
      Pontiac Firebird 1981, Electric Fan by Flex-a-Lite®. Diameter: 12 1/8". Keep your engine cool and free up some extra horsepower and torque. The fan makes quicker cool downs, extended water pump life, improved A/C performance, and...
      Prevents your engine from overheatingProvides increased horsepower and torque
      $208.34 - $436.27
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn487480446
      Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 5.0L Standard Transmission 1981, Stage 1 Clutch Kit by SPEC®. Does not Include: Flywheel. Clutch Torque Rating: 485 ft/lbs. Features an integrally molded carbon kevlar-based, high performance organic lining...
      High clamp pressure plateSteel-backed and multi-compound woven organic material
      $269.10
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      # mpn358514447
      Pontiac Firebird 4.9L / 5.0L 1981, Ultra HO Series Carburetor by AED Performance®. AED Performance Ultra HO series carburetors have all the great features of HO series carburetors and feature the aluminum Ultra body, Screw in air...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $719.79
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1442975
      Pontiac Firebird 4.3L / 5.0L 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...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $80.32
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      # mpn2400501954
      Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 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
      $1,597.50
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1120450121
      Pontiac Firebird 4.3L / 4.4L / 5.0L 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...
      Designed For High Horsepower And High Compression EnginesLighter And Smaller Than OE Starters
      $170.04 - $222.89
    • (0 reviews)
      # 126493792
      Pontiac Firebird with GM 8.5" Series Axle / with GM 9.5" Series Axle with 30 Spline 1981, Pinion Yoke by Motive Gear®. All Motive Gear products are engineered for their specific application and manufactured in state of the art...
      Motive Gear uses the highest quality standards of manufacturingFrom machining and finishing to heat treatment company demand the best
      $113.36 - $251.05
    • (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)
      # mpn1116004
      Pontiac Firebird 3.8L / 4.3L 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. Catalytic Inlet...
      $261.30




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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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    1981 Pontiac Firebird Performance Parts Reviews

    Average rating:  5  5 - 1 review
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    Needed a Cat Converter to Pass CA Smog
    It came on time. I had a shop install it on my 1981 Pontiac Trams AM SE (bandit car). It went in with no special problems, and my car passed CA Smog with lots of room to spare. Also, between it, and the resonator, the car isn't that loud.
    Posted by Richard Pottorff (Sunnyvale, CA) / June 30, 20181981 Pontiac Firebird
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