how many 1981 chevy malibus were made manual shift

Asked by Apr 16, 2010 at 11:51 PM about the 1981 Chevrolet Malibu

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I have a 1981 that was original 6 banger 3-speed, I modified into  a 350 with four on the floor, just wondering did they make any  sticks with a  v-8 in that year?

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yes but no 350cid. super rare to find a manual at all really. tripple tree, four on the floor, but I have never seen a five... although there is hearsay that a few yenko's escaped the malibu plant with the overdrive.

Thanks for the reply, overdrive huh? That should be worth a few! Anyhoo, great car to drive with the 350, especially living on the coast where I get to just climb over all the tourists!


i have one of those , they didnt make too many too long and they made some monte carlos abut that year the same way


soory my bad here no v8 it was a 6 banger

they had 81 malibu with 350 4 spd , they had 4 different V8s that year 4.4 , 5.0 & 5.7

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I have a 1981 malibu classic wagon 3.8 with 3 speed on the floor. How many of those did they make?


I had a 1981 Malibu 3 speed on the floor. GM Canada produced 25,500 Malibu sedans special order of the Iraqi government in 1981, but the order was canceled. 12500 Malibu these were sold at auction at very low prices (6800.00$). 13,000 were made ​​in Iraq.

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hate to break news to everyone they did produce 350 malibus from 78 to 81 in 4 door and 2 door...... only for police cars it was the 9-c1 ........hemmings motor news i own a 2 door with spot light and was not available to the general public

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