1981 Volkswagen Rabbit Performance Parts

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      # 380887168
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1.7L 1981, Pre-OBDII Catalytic Converter by MagnaFlow®. Emissions: CARB compliant. Converter Configuration: Direct Fit. Without Air Tube. With Pre-Cat O2 Sensor Port. If your car needs replacement, install one that...
      $319.28 - $397.98
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      # 594000553
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Redstuff Ceramic Low Dust Front Brake Pads by EBC®. Redstuff ceramic brake pads have always been known for its low dust ability but the latest blend has greatly reduced the phenomenon of pad “Pick up” or disc...
      $102.06
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      # mpn56749
      Volkswagen Rabbit 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...
      $935.00
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      # 377233616
      Volkswagen Rabbit 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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      # 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
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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
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      # 87563398
      Volkswagen Rabbit 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
    • (1 review)
      # 524532921
      Volkswagen Rabbit / Rabbit Convertible / Rabbit Pickup 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 operationThin, aerodynamic profile for applications with limited space
      $54.76 - $55.93
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      # 126935340
      Volkswagen Rabbit Standard Transmission MK1 Models / MK2 Models 1981, FX100 Clutch Kit by Clutch Masters®. Includes: Disc, Pressure Plate, Throwout Bearing, Alignment Tool. Does not Include: Flywheel. Disc Center Style: Sprung. Disc...
      Holding capacity 70% over stockHigh performance street system
      $306.00 - $436.50
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      # 603943035
      Volkswagen Rabbit / Rabbit Convertible 1981, Speed Bleeders by Russell®. 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
      $11.77
    • (7 reviews)
      # 803923670
      Volkswagen Rabbit / Rabbit Convertible 1.7L 1981, PlasmaCore™ Inconel Electrode Pulse Nickel Spark Plugs by Pulstar®. With Resistor. Inconel-electrode Pulse Plug. Designed specifically for most popular vehicles, PlasmaCore™ Inconel...
      Increased horsepowerBetter torque
      $14.95 - $59.80
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      # 157510081
      Volkswagen Rabbit With Left Hand Drive 1981, Rack and Pinion Bushing Kit by Prothane®. 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....
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $15.46 - $23.25
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      # 1120452142
      Volkswagen Rabbit / Rabbit Convertible / Rabbit Pickup 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...
      InfiCLOCK Design for 360 degree rotationClears most oil pans and headers
      $260.66 - $336.44
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      # 1187990451
      Volkswagen Rabbit / Rabbit Convertible / Rabbit Pickup Automatic Transmission 1981, Front CV Axle Assembly by Heri®. Offers close to 100% application coverage with premium-quality 100% New Constant Velocity Drive Axles throughout the...
      Precision rolled threads and splines for hassle-free installationBearings, races & housing heat treated to original equipment or better specifications for long life
      $43.31 - $47.28
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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
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      # mpn4494134891
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1.6L 1981, Stainless Steel Long Tube Exhaust Headers by Torxe™. Primary Tubing Diameter: 1.38". Collector Outlet Diameter: 2". Emissions: Racing Only. Color: Silver. Header Style: Long Tube. This product is made of...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $225.00
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      # 111904642
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Drilled and Slotted Solid 1-Piece Front Brake Rotors by Chrome Brakes®. This is a set of OEM-sized replacement rotors with slots and drilled holes that provide the superior level of cooling needed for high...
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      $153.02
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      # mpn674206207
      Volkswagen Rabbit / Rabbit Pickup 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...
      127mm/5.0" Drop30-Level Adjustable Damping
      $925.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 811327532
      Volkswagen Rabbit 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 for improved...
      Pro 5R Factory-Oiled Media for Maximum Performance100% Polyurethane Frame On All Sides For Extra Long Filter Life
      $52.25 - $64.60
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      # mpn4478772999
      Universal Display Control Module Touchscreen Handheld by Fast®. 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
      $385.70
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      # 87563401
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Pro Series Premium Oil Filter by K&N®. This oil filter provides superior oil flow with less filter restriction. It’s compatible with synthetic and conventional motor oils.
      High flow rates with reduced filter restrictionHigh capacity filter media allows for extended change intervals
      $7.63 - $7.98
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      # 91099899
      Volkswagen Rabbit / Rabbit Convertible / Rabbit Pickup 1.7L 1981, Jetstreme I™ Low Profile Electric Fan by Maradyne®. Diameter: 12". CFM: 1155cfm. Current Draw: 7.2 Amp. Watt Motor: 130W. With S-Blade. Reversible rotation. Finish:...
      Low profile allows for turbo applicationsReversible design for pusher or puller applications
      $171.44 - $235.26
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      # 912488693
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1.7L Standard Transmission 1981, Stage 3 Clutch Kit by SPEC®. Does not Include: Flywheel. Features a carbon semi-metallic 6 puck sprung hub disc that has been the leading puck clutch in drivability, life and torque...
      High clamp pressure plateCarbon-graphite friction material
      $278.10 - $306.00
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      # 1078558942
      Silver EFI Fuel Tank System by Sniper®. Enjoy superior performance by getting this premium-grade Sniper product that is throughly engineered to help take the performance of your fuel system to the next step delivering unprecedented...
      Perfect for upgrading your fuel injection systemMade with the use of the highest quality materials
      $549.95 - $629.95
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      # 960750630
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1.7L 1981 Spark Plug Wire Set by Karlyn STI®. Get these top-notch spark plug wires to achieve maximum performance out of your ignition system. They are designed with precision and functionality in mind to withstand...
      Unique tinned copper coreGreatly exceeds OE and competitor specifications
      $25.38
    • (1 review)
      # 1090211116
      Vega 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...
      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...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $149.99 - $229.99
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      # 976617070
      TorqueWorm™ Limited Slip Differential by Speedmaster®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Speedmaster features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle, it...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $334.80 - $495.00
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      # 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)
      # 136723494
      Volkswagen Rabbit / Rabbit Pickup 1.6L 1981, Mild Steel Exhaust Header by PaceSetter®. Primary Tubing Diameter: 1.375". Collector Outlet Diameter: 2.25". Emissions: EPA compliant. Flanged Collector. Includes: Extension to connect to...
      $169.14 - $271.38




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      August 08, 2018
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      August 03, 2018
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      Bolted to an engine block and powered by a belt-driven pulley, an alternator is in motion whenever the engine is running. Essentially, a vehicle's battery is tasked...
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      July 11, 2018
      When Is It Time To Replace My Suspension Bushings?
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      May 21, 2018
      How To Remove An Engine
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      How Does An Internal Combustion Engine Work?
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      May 02, 2018
      Glossary Of Engine External Parts
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      April 20, 2018
      What You Need When Rebuilding Or Replacing An...
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    • 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...
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      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...
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