1988 Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance Parts

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      # mpn1078136
      Volkswagen Golf GTI 16-Valve C Engine VIN Character with Aftermarket Design with PRE-OBDII Models 1988, Pre-OBDII Catalytic Converter by MagnaFlow®. Emissions: CARB compliant. Converter Configuration: Universal Fit. Catalytic Converter...
      $216.44
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      # mpn1739526
      Volkswagen Golf GTI 16-Valve 1988, 1-Click Street Warrior Z26 Drilled and Slotted Rear Brake Kit without Calipers by Power Stop®. Specially designed for high performance street drivers who demand shorter stops under the most extreme...
      $175.72
    • (0 reviews)
      # 17168388
      Volkswagen Golf GTI 16-Valve Mk2 1988, 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...
      $133.60 - $203.21
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      # 377225980
      Volkswagen Golf GTI 1988, 57i Series Generation I Flex Hose Black Cold Air Intake System and Intake Pipe by K&N®. This induction kit is an easy and inexpensive way to increase airflow into your engine. It replaces your restrictive...
      Guaranteed to increase horsepowerSpecifically designed for each application
      $131.99 - $139.99
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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
    • (0 reviews)
      # 780225418
      Volkswagen Golf GTI 16-Valve C Engine VIN Character ADR 1988, XP-series™ 4 Pairs Connecting Rod Bearing Set by King Engine Bearings®. pMax Black™ is a unique tri-metal structure for race applications. The overlay is strengthened by...
      No more multiple set purchases or "fishing" for bearings to reach right clearanceNo need to grind cranks "fat" or "thin"
      $40.31 - $42.91
    • (0 reviews)
      # 129210028
      Volkswagen Golf GTI 16-Valve 1988, 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
    • (0 reviews)
      # 294280840
      Volkswagen Golf GTI 16-Valve 1988, 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 your needs...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $15.71
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1199004559
      Volkswagen Golf GTI 16-Valve C Engine VIN Character 1988, Platinum Spark Plugs by Autolite®. Provides a center wire platinum firing tip. Benefits include: reduced gap erosion, fewer misfires, better performance and more durability....
      High nickel alloy side electrode maintains precise gapFull platinum tip assures virtually no gap erosion
      $3.01 - $5.34
    • (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)
      # 1120449033
      Volkswagen Golf GTI / Golf GTI 16-Valve with Air Cooled Engine 1988, XS Torque Starter by Powermaster®. Compression Ratio: 18:1. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Powermaster features premium quality and will...
      InfiCLOCK Design for 360 degree rotationClears most oil pans and headers
      $261.23 - $336.44
    • (0 reviews)
      # 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
    • (0 reviews)
      # 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
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      # mpn1038313
      Volkswagen Golf GTI 16-Valve C Engine VIN Character with Aftermarket Design 1988, Standard Catalytic Converter by MagnaFlow®. Emissions: EPA compliant. Converter Configuration: Universal Fit. Catalytic Converter Body Shape: Round....
      $84.46
    • (2 reviews)
      # 4035826
      Volkswagen Golf GTI 1988, 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, and lower dust...
      $83.46 - $89.13
    • (0 reviews)
      # 475866291
      Volkswagen Golf GTI 16-Valve Hatchback 1988, 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 sway bars from ST Suspensions....
      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
      $161.49 - $339.98
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      # 377225936
      Volkswagen Golf GTI 16-Valve 1988, 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...
      Designed to boost horsepower and rate of accelerationCan be cleaned and used again
      $59.99
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      # mpn4479686648
      Dynamics Module by AEM®. The AEM Vehicle Dynamics Module (VDM) is an AEMnet CANbus enabled device with an on-board 3-axis accelerometer, 3-axis gyrometer and 5Hz GPS + GLONASS that provides pinpoint position accuracy. The VDM’s GPS +...
      GPS latitude & longitude delivers AEMdata track map functionality via AEMnet CANbusEasily Add GPS, lateral G, altitude, pitch and roll data to engine data logs!
      $375.00
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      # 525045434
      Volkswagen Golf GTI 16-Valve C Engine VIN Character 1988, Powersports™ High Performance Piston Ring by Wiseco®. Enjoy superior performance by getting this premium-grade Sniper product that is throughly engineered to help take the...
      Perfect for upgrading your fuel injection systemMade with the use of the highest quality materials
      $24.19 - $38.52
    • (0 reviews)
      # 723876069
      Radiator Cap by Billet Specialties®. To keep your engine cool and improve your vehicle's performance, this product is just the right solution. Manufactured from high-quality materials, it will surely provide excellent performance and...
      Designed with the latest innovationsMade to ensure a high level of quality
      $19.95 - $29.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 321379421
      Off-Road Truck Avenger Carburetor by Holley®. The Off-Road Truck Avenger is designed specifically for off-road applications. The unique fuel metering block eliminates fuel spillover through the boosters at extreme angles allowing for 40...
      Single feed fuel inlet for ease of installationOptimized off-road calibration that works out-of-the-box
      $462.95 - $515.95
    • (0 reviews)
      # 906234251
      Volkswagen Golf GTI 16-Valve 1988 Spiro-Pro™ Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. These plug wires are the top choice of racers and street enthusiasts for their high performance at an affordable price. With two layers of 100% silicone...
      Spiro-Wound With Stainless Steel WireCovered With A Conductive Fluorocarbon Material
      $83.31
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn3990109742
      Vega Manual Steering Gear Box Kit by Helix®. This box offers new bearings and gears for smooth, comfortable steering. Provides a smooth, natural steering wheel return. If you are looking to upgrade the steering system of your vehicle to...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $514.84
    • (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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      # 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
    • (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)
      # mpn458181558
      Volkswagen Golf GTI / Golf GTI 16-Valve 1988, Multi-Layer Steel Exhaust Header Gasket by Cometic Gasket®. Material: Multi-Layer Steel. Exhaust Gaskets are designed for extreme cylinder pressures. MLS Exhaust Manifold Gaskets maintain a...
      Made of High Quality MaterialsBuilt to Last
      $31.61




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    • Suspension Parts
      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
    • Engine Parts
      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
    • Engine Parts
      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
    • Engine Parts
      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
    • Automotive Tools
      August 24, 2017
      What Special Tools Are Available For Fuel...
      Maintenance and repair work on fuel systems must be done with precision, no matter what part of it you're working on. Tools specifically designed for use on fuel...
      by Timothy Zahl
    • Automotive Tools
      July 12, 2017
      What Special Tools Are Available For Driveline...
      The expression "heat and beat" applies to a lot of driveline repairs, meaning worn parts are often so difficult to separate that one must use a blowtorch and great...
      by Michael Grayen
    • Batteries & Power
      May 22, 2017
      High-End Audio Demands Its Own Battery Source
      When you're driving and headlights start to dim because a high-powered stereo is cranking, that means the deep bass you hear is causing total vehicle electrical draw...
      by Timothy Zahl

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    It Was To Small
    It was to small had to take it get fitted and cut down.
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