1981 Volkswagen Jetta Performance Parts

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      # mpn1116032
      Volkswagen Jetta 1.7L with PRE-OBDII Models 1981, Pre-OBDII Catalytic Converter by MagnaFlow®. Emissions: CARB compliant. Converter Configuration: Direct Fit. With Assembly. Without Air Tube. With Pre-Cat O2 Sensor Port. Catalytic Inlet...
      $298.40
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      # 593645294
      Volkswagen Jetta 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 lower dust...
      $102.06
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2883413821
      Volkswagen Jetta I Generation 1981, Kontrol Pro Front and Rear Lowering Coilovers with 0.5"-2.5" Front and Rear Body Drop by KSport®. Quantity: Sold as a Kit. Ksport Kontrol Pro Fully Adjustable Coilover Kits provide the ultimate in...
      $990.00
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      # 377216801
      Volkswagen Jetta 1981, 33 Series Panel 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
      $53.99
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      # mpn3064650433
      Volkswagen Jetta 1981, Stainless Steel Reusable Oil Filter by HUBB Filters®. The HUBB product looks and works differently than a conventional filter and protects your engine much better. The HUBB filter features two large-sized kidney...
      Made from surgical stainless steelFilter-in-a-filter design
      $98.99
    • (1 review)
      # 524539987
      Volkswagen Jetta 1981, Rapid-Cool™ Reversible Fan Kit by Hayden®. This product can be used for either primary or add-on cooling. The Hayden Rapid-Cool fan features a thin, aerodynamic profile and reversible push/pull blades. The fan...
      Reversible push/pull operationThin, aerodynamic profile for applications with limited space
      $54.76 - $55.07
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      # 257343046
      Volkswagen Jetta Standard Transmission 1981, FX100 Clutch Kit by Clutch Masters®. Includes: Disc, Pressure Plate, Throwout Bearing, Alignment Tool. Does not Include: Flywheel. Disc Center Style: Sprung. Disc Type: Steel Backed Organic...
      Holding capacity 70% over stockHigh performance street system
      $436.50
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1854852
      Volkswagen Jetta 1981, DW65V™ Electric In-Tank Fuel Pump by DeatschWerks®. Pump Type: Speciality. This fuel pump has a high torque motor that creates more flow at higher pressures, so you can supply larger fuel injectors and make more...
      Designed to improve fuel delivering system performanceIn-tank application specific fitment
      $249.00
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      # mpn1892061
      Volkswagen Jetta 1.7L 1981, Double Platinum Spark Plug by Autolite®. Thanks to their platinum-to-platinum firing, these spark plugs virtually eliminate gap erosion, reduce misfires, and provide improved durability and prolonged service...
      Ensure improved durabilityProvide accurate firing for DIS engines
      $5.78
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      # mpn4478436613
      Volkswagen Jetta 1981, Swirl-Cool™ Power Steering Cooler by Hayden®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. This product is designed to remove destructive heat generated within the power steering system and prolong the life of the system’s pump,...
      Compatible with OEM cooler systemsUltrasonically soldered for reliability
      $25.04
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1120477118
      Volkswagen Jetta with Air Cooled Engine 1981, XS Torque Starter by Powermaster®. Compression Ratio: 18:1. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Powermaster features premium quality and will perform better than...
      InfiCLOCK Design for 360 degree rotationClears most oil pans and headers
      $268.36 - $336.44
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4517169462
      Volkswagen Jetta Standard Transmission 1981, 12 Point Ring Gear Bolt Kit by ARP®. The tremendous shock loads generated at launch by most any drag racing vehicle equipped with today’s sticky tire compounds or the acceleration and...
      Designed to unlock more performance out of your vehicleDeliver a reasonable balance of strength and durability
      $74.08
    • (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
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      # mpn4494135295
      Volkswagen Jetta Sedan 1.6L 1981, Racing 4-2-1 304 SS Polished Long Tube Exhaust Header by Torxe™. Primary Tubing Diameter: 1.5". Collector Outlet Diameter: 2.25". Emissions: Racing Only. Finish: Polished. Color: Silver. Header Style:...
      $200.00
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      # 10741890
      Volkswagen Jetta 1981, Drilled and Slotted Solid 1-Piece Front Brake Rotors by Chrome Brakes®. Quantity: 2 Per Pack. This is a set of OEM-sized replacement rotors with slots and drilled holes that provide the superior level of cooling...
      +2
      $153.02
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      # mpn674206207
      Volkswagen Jetta MKI Platform 1981, Front Performance Air Suspension Lowering Kit With 5" Front Body Drop by Air Lift®. Quantity: Sold as a Kit. These are complete air suspension kits that allow over 4 inches of drop in ride height when...
      127mm/5.0" Drop30-Level Adjustable Damping
      $925.00
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      # 811334521
      Volkswagen Jetta 1981, Magnum Flow™ Pro 5R Panel Blue Air Filter by aFe®. Constructed with 100% polyurethane on all four sides, this high-flow, oiled OE replacement performance filter will outflow the stock paper filter by up to 68%...
      Pro 5R Factory-Oiled Media for Maximum Performance100% Polyurethane Frame On All Sides For Extra Long Filter Life
      $52.25 - $64.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # 107685545
      Volkswagen Jetta 1981, Premium Wrench-Off Oil Filter by K&N®. Never wrestle with a stuck oil filter again. The Wrench-Off Canister Oil Filter can be easily removed with a socket or wrench.
      1-in. nut welded to canister to facilitate removalThicker canister walls for strength and durability
      $12.84 - $13.47
    • (0 reviews)
      # 129210128
      Volkswagen Jetta 1.6L 1981, Direct Fit Dual Electric Fan by Flex-a-Lite®. 10 Blades. Replace your old belt-driven fan with this highly efficient device and get all possible advantages it is sure to provide! A few extra horses,...
      Maximizes horsepower and torqueOptimizes gas mileage
      $342.40 - $384.07
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      # 257343058
      Volkswagen Jetta Standard Transmission 1981, FX300 Clutch Kit by Clutch Masters®. Includes: Disc, Pressure Plate, Throwout Bearing, Alignment Tool. Does not Include: Flywheel. Disc Center Style: Sprung. Disc Type: Segmented Kevlar....
      110% Increased holding capacityRecommended for the street and not for the track
      $495.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4476941942
      Volkswagen Jetta 1981, Drive by Wire Wet Nitrous Kit by NOS®. A great complement to NOS's cutting-edge nitrous kits, the 05134NOS is great for vehicles where anNOS application-specific kit is not available. Designed to work on...
      Exclusive NOS "Soft-Plume" Fogger nozzle finely atomizes the fuel for superior nitrous and fuel distributionIncludes the world-famous NOS 10 lb "blue bottle"
      $855.95
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      # mpn1892079
      Volkswagen Jetta 1.7L 1981, XP™ Iridium Spark Plug by Autolite®. These high-tech spark plugs feature iridium-enhanced 0.6mm finewire design and proprietary platinum sidewire technology to provide superior durability and a more focused...
      One of the most high-tech spark plugs on the marketDesigned for better durability and overall ignitability, and optimum performance
      $7.00
    • (1 review)
      # 1090211116
      Gear Box by Helix®. If you are looking to upgrade the steering system of your vehicle to make the most out of your vehicle’s performance, go with this high-grade steering part that is engineered to be second to none when it comes to...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $227.99 - $731.45
    • (0 reviews)
      # 985154426
      Universal Advanced Lightweight 12V AGM Battery by Braille Battery®. Battery Type: AGM. Voltage: 12V. Batteries have always presented the same problems of weight, safety, and cost. In racing, aerospace, and advanced technology...
      Proudly Made in the USASealed absorbed glass mat (AGM) design that incorporates special glass fiber mats that contain the acid electrolyte between the lead plates, rather than a standard flooded (liquid) design
      $149.99 - $229.99
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      # 1029275594
      Differential Master Overhaul Kit by Yukon Gear & Axle®. Yukon Master Overhaul kits give you all the high quality parts you need to start and finish every differential job. Yukon offers more tailor-made kits than any other manufacturer...
      Most complete kits on the marketComplete overhaul package to rebuild differential
      $238.58 - $394.70
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      # 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
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      # mpn2231257597
      Volkswagen Jetta Special Edition 1.6L 1981, Mild Steel Armor Coated Exhaust Header by PaceSetter®. Primary Tubing Diameter: 1.375". Collector Outlet Diameter: 2.25". Emissions: EPA compliant. Finish: Armor Coated. Color: Chrome. Header...
      $271.38
    • (0 reviews)
      # 701041140
      Volkswagen Jetta 1981, Diamond Slot™ Dimpled and Slotted Solid 1-Piece Front Brake Rotors by SP Performance®. Quantity: 2 Per Pack. You want your brakes to look like a million, but need them to stop on a dime. SP Performance Diamond...
      $150.06 - $166.06
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      # mpn674206357
      Volkswagen Jetta MKI Platform 1981, Rear Performance Air Suspension Lowering Kit With 4.9" Rear Body Drop by Air Lift®. Quantity: Sold as a Kit. These are complete air suspension kits that allow over 4 inches of drop in ride height when...
      125mm/4.9" Drop30-Level Adjustable Damping
      $900.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 377216790
      Volkswagen Jetta 1981, Magnum Flow™ Pro Dry S Panel Gray Air Filter by aFe®. Constructed with 100% polyurethane on all sides, this high-flow, oiled OE replacement performance filter will outflow the stock filter for improved...
      Constructed with 100% polyurethane on top and bottomOiled OE replacement high performance filter will outflow stock paper filter
      $52.25 - $64.60




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