1981 Volkswagen Rabbit Performance Suspension

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    • (0 reviews)
      # 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
    • (0 reviews)
      # 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)
      # mpn674206357
      Volkswagen Rabbit 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...
      125mm/4.9" Drop30-Level Adjustable Damping
      $900.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 40511460
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, B8 Series Sport Driver or Passenger Side Monotube Shock Absorber and Strut by Bilstein®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. If you’re looking for a performance lowering shock absorber or strut, the BILSTEIN B8 Sport Series...
      $112.64 - $260.50
    • (0 reviews)
      # 157510175
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Bump Stops by Prothane®. Quantity: 2 per Pack. PROTHANE™ offers a comprehensive selection of cone and button style bump stops, designed to accommodate your specific vehicle’s needs. Direct replacement for...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $23.98 - $24.36
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1703010
      Volkswagen Rabbit Hatchback 1981, V2 Inox-Line Front and Rear Lowering Coilover Kit with 1.7"-2.9" Front and Rear Body Drop by KW Suspensions®. Quantity: Sold as a Kit. Drivers who want more than just an outstanding look and lowering...
      $1,529.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn54222
      Volkswagen Rabbit I Generation 1981, Asphalt Rally Front and Rear Lowering Coilovers with 0.5"-2.5" Front and Rear Body Drop by KSport®. Quantity: Sold as a Kit. Ksport Asphalt Rally coilover systems are designed specifically for...
      $1,275.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn51849
      Volkswagen Rabbit I Generation 1981, Drag Race Front and Rear Lowering Coilovers with 0.5"-2.5" Front and Rear Body Drop by KSport®. Quantity: Sold as a Kit. The Ksport Version DR coilover system is specially engineered for drag racing...
      $1,190.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn56748
      Volkswagen Rabbit I Generation 1981, GT Pro Front and Rear Lowering Coilovers with 0.5"-2.5" Front and Rear Body Drop by KSport®. Quantity: Sold as a Kit. Ksport GT Pro Damper System provides the ultimate in suspension technology...
      $1,232.50
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn54223
      Volkswagen Rabbit I Generation 1981, Gravel Rally Front and Rear Lowering Coilovers with 0.5"-2.5" Front and Rear Body Drop by KSport®. Quantity: Sold as a Kit. Ksport Rally Spec GR Type coilover System is designed specifically for...
      $1,275.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn51850
      Volkswagen Rabbit I Generation 1981, Road Racing Front and Rear Lowering Coilovers with 0.5"-2.5" Front and Rear Body Drop by KSport®. Quantity: Sold as a Kit. Ksport Version RR coilover System is built specifically for road racing...
      $1,190.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4478921153
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Euro II Series Front and Rear Coilover Kit by Megan Racing®. Quantity: Sold as a Kit. The Euro II is Megan Racing new Luxury Package based off of Megan Racing Street-Series coil-over line-up using similar...
      $899.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2882427803
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Ultra Low Front and Rear Lowering Coilover Kit with 2.7"-4.2" Front and Rear Body Drop by H&R®. Quantity: Sold as a Kit. H&R Ultra Low Coil Overs are for the over-the-top enthusiasts who want extreme lowering. We...
      $1,216.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2882427804
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Ultra Low Front and Rear Lowering Coilover Kit with 3.2"-5" Front and Rear Body Drop by H&R®. Quantity: Sold as a Kit. H&R Ultra Low Coil Overs are for the over-the-top enthusiasts who want extreme lowering. We...
      $1,216.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn487548700
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Front and Rear Sport Lowering Kit with 1.25" Front and Rear Body Drop by H&R®. Quantity: Sold as a Kit. Sport Cup Kits have all the features of the Touring Cup Kits, plus additional lowering—perfect for the...
      $752.77
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn487548701
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Front and Rear Touring Lowering Kit with 1.3" Front and 1.25" Rear Body Drop by H&R®. Quantity: Sold as a Kit. Touring Cup Kits are H&R’s most popular spring and shock system. This kit is perfectly suited for...
      $752.77
    • (0 reviews)
      # 690417548
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Front and Rear Sport Lowering Kit with 1.4" Front and Rear Body Drop by Vogtland®. Quantity: Sold as a Kit. Lowering springs, made from high tensile material combined with sport shocks. The VOGTLAND sport...
      $454.46
    • (0 reviews)
      # 40511457
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, B6 Series Driver or Passenger Side Heavy Duty Monotube Shock Absorber and Strut by Bilstein®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. If you expect more damping power from your shock absorber – even under loads – but don’t...
      $120.32 - $293.80
    • (0 reviews)
      # 542448321
      Volkswagen Rabbit / Rabbit Convertible With Bolted Struts 1981, B6 Series Front Driver or Passenger Side Heavy Duty Monotube Strut Insert by Bilstein®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. If you expect more damping power from your shock absorber –...
      $211.63
    • (0 reviews)
      # 542423771
      Volkswagen Rabbit / Rabbit Convertible With Bolted Struts 1981, B8 Series Sport Front Driver or Passenger Side Monotube Strut Insert by Bilstein®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. If you’re looking for a performance lowering shock absorber or...
      $163.41
    • (0 reviews)
      # 502382467
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, STR.T Street Front Driver or Passenger Side Twin-Tube Non-Adjustable Strut Insert by Koni®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. Ready for the road? For curves? For adrenaline? With the STR.T shocks, KONl gives everyone the...
      $75.40
    • (0 reviews)
      # 631396022
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Sport Front Driver or Passenger Side Strut Insert by Koni®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. Looking for a high-speed feeling? KONl supplies the same high-quality parts to sport tuners as they do to the professionals out on...
      $174.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 574233133
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, STR.T Street Rear Driver or Passenger Side Twin-Tube Non-Adjustable Shock Absorber by Koni®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. Ready for the road? For curves? For adrenaline? With the STR.T shocks, KONl gives everyone the...
      $75.40
    • (0 reviews)
      # 16478121
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Sport Rear Driver or Passenger Side Shock Absorber by Koni®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. With Adjustable Spring Seat. Looking for a high-speed feeling? KONl supplies the same high-quality parts to sport tuners as they...
      $167.04
    • (0 reviews)
      # 78882889
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Sway Bar by H&R®. H&R Sport Sway Bars are designed for drivers who desire improved handling without lowering or affecting ride quality. H&R Sport Sway Bars increase your suspension’s roll stiffness—or its...
      Reduces body rollHighest tensile strength available
      $249.69 - $266.86
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn487549738
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Race Front and Rear Lowering Coil Springs with 1" Front and Rear Drop Height by H&R®. Quantity: 4 per Pack. H&R Race Springs are designed for high performance drivers who want the most out of their vehicles. When...
      $240.64
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn487549736
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Sport Front and Rear Lowering Coil Springs with 1.25" Front and Rear Drop Height by H&R®. Quantity: 4 per Pack. Sport Spring kits are H&R’s number one selling product. Enhance the look of your vehicle with a...
      $240.64
    • (0 reviews)
      # 921137152
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Sport Front and Rear Lowering Coil Springs with 1.2" Front and Rear Drop Height by Vogtland®. Quantity: 4 per Pack. High Tensile Chrome Silicon Alloy. Lowering springs, made from high tensile material. Vogtland...
      $221.85
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2785465712
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1.7L 1981, Sport Front and Rear Lowering Coil Springs with 1.6" Front and Rear Drop Height by Vogtland®. Quantity: 4 per Pack. High Tensile Chrome Silicon Alloy. Lowering springs, made from high tensile material....
      $221.85
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn487550792
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Front Triple C Camber Adjustment Bolts by H&R®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. The application is compatible with H&R struts and stock struts. Adjustment range is -1.0° to -3.5°, depending upon ride height, and...
      100% Made in GermanyIncreased safety
      $55.94
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1250376583
      Volkswagen Rabbit / Rabbit Convertible / Rabbit Pickup 1981, Ez Cam XR™ Front Adjuster Bolts by Specialty Products®. Quantity: 2 per Pack. Make a two bolt strut adjustable up to ±1. 75° camber with the EZCam™ from Specialty...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $18.89
    • (1 review)
      # 40012121
      Volkswagen Rabbit / Rabbit Convertible 1981, Control Arm Bushings by Energy Suspension®. Energy Suspension lets you upgrade worn and crumbling rubber bushings that dampen vibrations at mounting points for front upper and lower control...
      High-density polyurethane construction provides a superior cushioning effect and resists drying up and crumbling the way rubber mounts canHigher strength of polyurethane bushings reduces wheel hop and shifting of leaf springs under high torque conditions
      $17.79 - $33.64
    • (0 reviews)
      # 40013918
      Volkswagen Rabbit / Rabbit Convertible 1981, Sway Bar Bushings by Energy Suspension®. These are sets of polyurethane bushings designed to exceed factory OEM levels of vibration dampening and support at the points where your front or...
      Set of polyurethane sway bar bushings (designed for front or rear applications) that meet or exceed OEM levels of vibration dampening refinementReduces play and slack in OEM factory sway bar center mounting bushings to sharpen handling performance when vehicle weight shifts
      $17.79
    • (0 reviews)
      # 157521357
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Control Arm Bushings by Prothane®. Controls unwanted wheel hop or shudder upon hard launching and helps overall handling. A vital addition to any vehicle are PROTHANE ‘s urethane control arm bushings! PROTHANE...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $27.73 - $41.04
    • (0 reviews)
      # 157510087
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Shock Tower Bushings 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. It will meet your needs and...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $28.99 - $29.48
    • (0 reviews)
      # 157510122
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Strut Bushings 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. It will meet your needs and...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $23.98
    • (0 reviews)
      # 157510130
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Total Bushing Kit by Prothane®. Below you will find charts indicating various Total Kit applications currently available. These kits contain the most popular components for the listed vehicle BUT not necessarily...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $88.55 - $100.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4495529024
      Volkswagen Rabbit / Rabbit Convertible / Rabbit Pickup 1981, Sway Bar Bushings by Nolathane®. Quantity: 2 per Pack. Nolathane Swaybar Bushings feature a knurled ID specifically designed to retain grease. Backed up by a Limited Lifetime...
      Can provide a comprehensive solution for your suspension needsWill maintain the highest level of quality for years
      $12.59
    • (1 review)
      # 535954850
      Volkswagen Rabbit / Rabbit Convertible 1981, B4 Series Rear Standard Twin-Tube Shock Absorber for Stock Height Vehicles by Bilstein®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. Bilstein has a legendary reputation for providing original equipment components...
      Constant damping characteristics under any loadConsistent performance and handling give the vehicle a new car feel every time
      $33.12
    • (0 reviews)
      # 468891605
      Volkswagen Rabbit Manufactured in Germany With External Threads on Original Strut Housing 1981, OESpectrum™ Front Strut Insert by Monroe®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. These shocks and struts are engineered for foreign nameplate vehicles to...
      Provide unprecedented handling precision and controlNitrogen gas charged
      $32.92
    • (0 reviews)
      # 17928566
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, OESpectrum™ Rear 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 enhance the...
      Provide unprecedented handling precision and controlNitrogen gas charged
      $24.31
    • (0 reviews)
      # 494202336
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Excel-G™ Front Twin-Tube Strut Cartridge by KYB®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. Restore your vehicle's original performance for normal driving conditions with this twin-tube gas hydraulic strut that offers additional...
      Designed to restore original handling and controlCalibrated to compensate for age and miles driven
      $30.25
    • (0 reviews)
      # 17805387
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Excel-G™ Rear Twin-Tube Strut by KYB®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. KYB is a world leading supplier of shocks and struts to new vehicle manufacturers and the Excel-G is made on the very same KYB OE assembly lines,...
      KYB recommended OEM replacement shock for domestic carsSpecifically calibrated to help restore the original handling and control characteristics
      $30.52
    • (0 reviews)
      # 573938542
      Volkswagen Rabbit Pickup Standard Cab Pickup 1981, Gas-a-Just™ Rear Monotube Shock Absorber by KYB®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. The KYB Gas-a-Just monotube shock absorber has additional performance advantages over the traditional twin-tube...
      The correct, monotube-designed OEM replacement shockSpecifically calibrated to help restore the original handling and control characteristics
      $32.31
    • (0 reviews)
      # 370038970
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Rear Driver or Passenger Side Shock Absorber by Cofap®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. Does your luxury car ride like an old buckboard wagon? Is your pickup still bouncing long after the bump? If so your suspension is in...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $63.33
    • (0 reviews)
      # 772398772
      Volkswagen Rabbit / Rabbit Convertible / Rabbit Pickup 1981, Front Bare Strut Insert by FCS®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. FCS bare shocks and struts are engineered to restore your vehicle's handling and control. Monotube shock absorbers are...
      The DT & DG Series is the replacement for an OE monotube shockMonotube shock absorbers are ideal as an upgrade from OE twin-tubes
      $17.97
    • (0 reviews)
      # 444947363
      Volkswagen Rabbit / Rabbit Convertible / Rabbit Pickup 1981, Front Lower Control Arm and Ball Joint Assembly by Dorman®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. Rigorously tested for sustained, secure performance by a team of product and quality...
      Ball joints and bushings included for a complete installation, saving time and laborDirect replacement for a trouble-free installation
      $47.43
    • (0 reviews)
      # 312871398
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, R-Series™ Front Driver Side Lower Control Arm and Ball Joint Assembly by MOOG®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. Moog control arms are a great choice for your vehicle. These control arms address common factory design...
      MOOG engineering-validated construction and designRestores like-new steering and handling
      $56.39
    • (0 reviews)
      # 79260229
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Premium™ Front Lower Control Arm and Ball Joint Assembly by Centric®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. The company has one of the industry’s best programs for tracking and cataloging original equipment, and devising...
      Intended for a comfortable driving experienceExpertly crafted from premium materials
      $45.24 - $50.25
    • (0 reviews)
      # 525656665
      Volkswagen Rabbit Standard Duty Version 1981, Problem Solver™ Coil Springs by MOOG®. Quantity: 2 per Pack. Variable rate coil springs maintain proper chassis ride height and smooth ride. Upgrade your vehicle to MOOG coil springs that...
      Direct fit, with no modificationsRestores and retains proper handling
      $44.77 - $49.63
    • (0 reviews)
      # 472343657
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Professional™ Premium Coil Springs by ACDelco®. Quantity: 2 per Pack. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by ACDelco features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $45.66 - $46.78
    • (0 reviews)
      # 505016788
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Front Non-Adjustable Lower Ball Joint by Mevotech®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. Experience improved ride comfort and smooth handling with the replacement Mevotech ball joints. They grip the control arm better and...
      Knurling on the outer housing of the ball joint makes for a better grip with the control armDesigned to improve the vehicle's cornering stability
      $8.67 - $11.60
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn1032500173
      Volkswagen Rabbit / Rabbit Convertible / Rabbit Pickup 1981, Front Lower Ball Joint by URO Parts®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. Replacing your worn out suspension component with this top-notch part is the easiest way to restore your vehicle's...
      Replaces your worn out suspension partHelps to optimize your suspension system to restore proper handling and performance
      $5.31
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn371784
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Front Lower Ball Joint by Beck Arnley®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. For one hundred years, Beck Arnley has been providing premium OE quality parts for vehicles. Beginning with motorcycle parts in 1914 and transitioning...
      Helps to correct wheel alignment, preventing premature tire wearEliminates suspension noise and improves chassis performance
      $24.85
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4514013702
      Volkswagen Rabbit / Rabbit Convertible / Rabbit Pickup 1981, Front Lower Bolt-on Type Ball Joint by Delphi®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. Does your luxury car ride like an old buckboard wagon? Is your pickup still bouncing long after the bump?...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $7.34
    • (0 reviews)
      # 308481187
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Front Lower Bolt-on Type Ball Joint by MOOG®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. MOOG ball joints are the preferred choice of many professional technicians and incorporate proven design and advanced engineering features to...
      Engineered to retain socket torque and smooth articulation over the life of the part, to maintain tight steering feelExclusive powdered-metal bearing design allows grease to flow through the bearing to the stud for reduced friction and enhanced strength and stability
      $17.43
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn669337970
      Volkswagen Rabbit / Rabbit Convertible / Rabbit Pickup 1981, C-Tek™ Front Lower Ball Joint by Centric®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. The company has one of the industry’s best programs for tracking and cataloging original equipment, and...
      Intended for a comfortable driving experienceExpertly crafted from premium materials
      $6.83
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn669337173
      Volkswagen Rabbit / Rabbit Convertible / Rabbit Pickup 1981, Premium™ Front Lower Ball Joint by Centric®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. The company has one of the industry’s best programs for tracking and cataloging original equipment, and...
      Intended for a comfortable driving experienceExpertly crafted from premium materials
      $11.40
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4382064543
      Volkswagen Rabbit / Rabbit Convertible / Rabbit Pickup 1981, Advantage™ Front Non-Adjustable Lower Bolt-on Type Ball Joint by ACDelco®. Quantity: 1 per Pack. ACDelco Advantage Ball Joints feature a forged, CNC - machined shell,...
      Forged, CNC-machined shell leads to high-quality, precision-made performance and additional strengthCorrosion-resistant coating for long life
      $11.63
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn131586
      Volkswagen Rabbit 1981, Front Lower Control Arm Bushings by Beck Arnley®. For one hundred years, Beck/Arnley has been providing premium OE quality parts for vehicles. Beginning with motorcycle parts in 1914 and transitioning to import...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersThe finest quality at a great price
      $13.43




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    Average rating:    5 - 1 review
    4.8 of 5
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    Great product. Be sure to read the excellent instructions as they are extremely helpful. I used a wood clamp and a piece of wood to drive the smaller bushings into the arm. Also had to shorten the metal bushing, but the instructions made that clear.
    Posted by Robert Getz (Centennial, CO) / August 24, 20141981 Volkswagen Rabbit
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