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1981 Firebird Option List
Key
S=Standard
A=Available
D=Dealer Installed
N/A=Not Available
New or changed for 1981
 

 

UPC Code

Description  Price  Base Esprit Formula Trans Am Notes
A01 Tinted Glass, All Windows   $    82.00 A A A A  
A31 Power Windows  $   152.00 A A A A Requires Console (D55)
A90 Deck Lid Release, Remote Control  $    29.00 A A A A  
AK1 Belts, Custom Color Keyed  $    26.00 A S A A Included with Custome Interior (B18)
AU3 Power Door Locks  $    99.00 A A A A  
B37 Mats, Front & Rear Floor   $    25.00 A A A A Requires Automatic Transmission (MX1) with V-6 Engine (LD5).  Not available with Turbo 4.9 Liter (LU8) in Trans Am.
B80 Roof Drip Moldings  $    27.00 A S A A  
B83 Rocker Panel Moldings  $    23.00 A S N/A N/A Not available with 3 Speed Manual Transmission (MM3)
B84 Vinyl Body Side Moldings, Color Keyed  $    44.00 A A A A  
B85 Window Sill and rear hood moldings  $    30.00 A S A A Not available with Trans Am Special Edition (Y84)
B93 Door Edge Guards  $    14.00 A A A A  
B96 Moldings, Wheel Opening  $    26.00 A S N/A N/A  
BS1 Insulation, Additional Acoustical  $    36.00 A S A A Not available with 3 Speed Manual Transmission (MM3)
C49 Defroster, Electric Rear Window  $   115.00 A A A A  
C60 Air Conditioning   $   600.00 A A A A  
C95 Lamp , Dome Reading  $    21.00 A A A A  
TR9 Lamp Group  $    35.00 A A A A Includes Tone Generator, glove box, instrument panel courtesy, and luggage.
CC1 Fisher Hatch Roof, Removable  $   737.00 A A A A  
CD4 Windshield Wipers, Controlled Cycle  $    44.00 A A A A  
D34 Mirror, Visor Vanity   $      7.00 A A A A  
D35 Dual Sport Outside Rear View Mirrors  $    51.00 A S S S Left hand remote controlled
D80 Spoiler, Rear Deck  $    64.00 A A S S  
D98 Vinyl Tape Stripes  $    61.00 A A A N/A Not available with Formula Appearance package (W50)
G80 Limited Slip Differential   A A A A Included with Special Performance Package (WS6)
Base Firebird and Esprit  $    71.13
Formula and Trans Am  $    71.00
J65 4 Wheel Disc Power Brakes  $   167.00 N/A N/A A A Requires Limited Slip Differential (G80). Included with Special Performance Package (WS6).
K05 Engine Block Heater  $    17.00 A A A A  
K35 Cruise Control  $   145.00 A A A A Requires Automatic Transmission (MX1) 
K73 Alternator Heavy Duty 70 Amp  $    51.00 A A A A 70 amp replaces 63 amp from 1980
LD5 3.8 Litre (231) 2BBL V-6, Buick built  n/c  S S S Oct 1, N/A Prior N/A The V-6 became the standard Formula Engine effective October 1, 1980.  Requires Air Conditioning.
L37 4.9 Litre V-8 4V E/C  $   215.00 A A A S Requires Automatic Transmission (MX1) and Air Conditioning (C60).  Includes Chrome Exhaust Splitters.
LS5 4.3 Liter V-8 2V   A A S to Oct 1 N/A Standard in Formula until October 1, 1980 when it was replaced with the 3.8 Litre V-6 (Yes, a V-6 Formula!)
Base Firebird and Esprit  $    50.00
Formula  $    50.00 A Oct 1
LU8 4.9 Liter Turbo   N/A N/A A A Includes dual resonator and chrome exhaust tips on Formula.  Includes Turbo Boost Gauges.  Requires Air Conditioning (C60), 4 Wheel Disc Brakes (J65), Limited Slip Differential (G80).
Formula  $   652.00
Trans Am  $   437.00
LG4 5.0 Litre (305) V-8 2V , Chevrolet built   N/A N/A A A New - Requires 4 Speed Manual Transmission (MM4).  Now available in all states.  Requires Rally Gauges, Clock and Tachometer (W63) in Formula (although W63 was standard in Formula until mid year when the V-6 became the standard Formula engine.  The V-6 was not compatible with the Rally Gauges so W63 became optional).  Includes dual resonator tail pipes.
Formula  $    75.00
Trans Am  $  (140.00)
MM3 3 Speed Manual Transmission with Floor Shift  n/c  S N/A A (V-6) N/A Available in Formula after mid year with V-6.  Available only with V-6 (LD5).  Not available in California.  Not available with Air Conditioning (C60), Acoustical Insulation (BS1, Front and Rear Floor Mats (B37), Rocker Panel Moldings (B83), Rear Spoiler (D80), or Rally II Wheels (N98).  Not available with any radio.
MM4 4 Speed Manual Transmission  n/c  N/A N/A A A Available only with 5.0 Liter V-8 (LG4)
MX1 Automatic Transmission  $   370.00 A S S S Required with 4.3 Liter V-8 (LS5), 4.9 Liter V-8 (L37), and Turbo 4.9 Liter (LU8).  
N30 Luxury Cushion Steering Wheel  $    23.00 A S N/A N/A  
N33 Tilt Steering Wheel  $    88.00 A A A A  
N96 Wheels, Rally II Body Color with 4 Trim Rings   A A A A  
Base Firebird   $   143.00
Esprit   $    94.00
Formula and Trans Am  n/c 
N95 Wheel Covers, Wire   A A N/A N/A  
Base Firebird  $   179.00
Esprit  $   130.00
N18 Wire Wheel Cover Locks  $    36.00 A A N/A N/A  
N98 Wheels, Argent Silver Rally II with 4 Trim Rings   A A S S Requires Automatic Transmission (MX1) when ordered with 3.8 Litre (231) 2BBL V-6 (LD5)
Base Firebird  $   143.00
Esprit  $    94.00
NK3 Steering Wheel, Formula   A A S S Included with Yellowbird Appearance Package, Esprit (W73). 
Base Firebird    $    78.00
Esprit  $    55.00
P01 Wheel Covers, Deluxe  $    49.00 A S N/A N/A  
QQR 225/70R-15 White-Letter Steel Belted Radials   $    78.00 N/A N/A A A Included with Performance Package (WS6)
QJW 205/75R15 Whitewall Steel Belted Radial Tires  $    56.00 A A N/A N/A  
QMC 205/75R15 White-Letter Steel Belted Radial Tires  $    74.00 A A N/A N/A  
TT5 Halogen Headlights (Hi Beam Only)  $    29.00 A A A A  
U35 Electric Quartz Clock  $    30.00 A A A N/A Included with Rally Gauges (W63) or Rally Gauge Cluster (U17).  Not available with AM/FM ETR Stereo Radio and with Tape (includes Digital Clock) (UM6) or AM/FM ETR Radio with Seek and Scan (includes Digital Clock) (UM7).
U58 Radio, AM/FM Stereo  $   178.00 A A A A  
U63 Radio, AM  $    90.00 A A A A  
U69 Radio, AM/FM  $   142.00 A A A A  
U75 Power Antenna   A A A A Not available with AM/FM Stereo w/40 Channel CB (UP6)
with Optional Radios  $    50.00
without Optional Radios  $    70.00
U83 Power Antenna, AM-FM Tri Band   A A A A Included with Radio, AM/FM Stereo w/40 Channel CB (UP6)
with Optional Radios  $    72.00
without Optional Radios  $    92.00
U80 Dual Rear Speakers  $    20.00 A A A A Only with Monaural Radios: AM radio (U63) or AM/FM Radio (U69)
UA1 Battery, Heavy Duty  $    22.00 A A A A  
UM1 Radio, AM & Stereo 8 Track Tape Player  $   231.00 A A A A  
UM2 Radio, AM/FM Stereo & Integral Stereo 8 Track Tape Player  $   252.00 A A A A  
UN3 Radio, AM/FM Stereo & Cassette Tape Player  $   289.00 A A A A Includes Dual Rear Extended Range Speakers (UQ1)
UM6 AM/FM ETR Stereo Radio and with Tape (includes Digital Clock)  $   555.00 A A A A  
UM7 AM/FM ETR Radio with Seek and Scan (includes Digital Clock)  $   402.00 A A A A includes Dual Rear Extended Range Speakers (UQ1)
UP6 Radio, AM/FM Stereo w/40 Channel CB  $   490.00 A A A A Includes Power Antenna - AM/FM Tri Band (U83). Available in Pace Car (X87) Trans Am at a $65 credit.
UP8 Dual Front and Rear Speakers  $    42.00 A A A A Available with AM Radio (U63) or AM/FM Radio (U69).  Included with Radio, AM & Stereo 8 Track Tape Player (UM1) or Radio, AM/FM Stereo & Integral Stereo 8 Track Tape Player (UM2)
UQ1 Dual Rear Extended Range Speakers   A A A A Included with AM/FM ETR Radio with Seek and Scan (UM7), AM/FM Stereo & Cassette Tape Player (UN3), or AM/FM ETR Stereo Radio and with Tape (includes Digital Clock) (UM6)
with AM Radio (U63) or AM/FM Radio (U69) includes Front duals  $    67.00
with Radio, AM & Stereo 8 Track Tape Player (UM1),  Radio, AM/FM Stereo(U58), Radio, Radio, AM/FM Stereo & Integral Stereo 8 Tape Player (UM2), or Radio, AM/FM Stereo w/40 Channel CB (UP6)  $    25.00
UQ3 Audio Power Booster   A A A A Includes Dual Rear Extended Range Speakers (UQ1) except with Radio, AM/FM Stereo & Cassette Tape Player (UN3) which already includes (UQ1)
with Radio, AM & Stereo 8 Track Tape Player (UM1),  Radio, AM/FM Stereo(U58), Radio, Radio, AM/FM Stereo & Integral Stereo 8 Tape Player (UM2), or Radio, AM/FM Stereo w/40 Channel CB (UP6)  $   109.00
with Radio, AM/FM Stereo & Cassette Tape Player (UN3)  $    84.00
UX6 Dual Front Speakers  $    15.00 A A A A Only with Monaural Radios: AM Radio (U63) or AM/FM Radio (U69)
V02 Radiator, Super Cooling   A A A A Included with Turbo 4.9 Liter V-8 (LU8).  Not available with 5.0 Litre (305) V-8 2V (LG4)
with Air Conditioning (C60)  $    37.00
without Air Conditioning (C60)  $    67.00
VJ9 California Emissions Equipment  $    46.00 A A A A  
W50 Appearance Package, Formula  $   212.00 N/A N/A A N/A  
W63 Rally Gauges, Clock, and Trip Odometer (NEW)   A A S to Oct 1, A After N/A Available with V-8 engines only. New Trip Odometer included. Required option in Formula with V-8 engine.  Not available with AM/FM ETR Radio with Seek and Scan (includes Digital Clock) (UM7)
Base Firebird and Esprit  $    95.00
Formula (After October 1, 1980)  $    75.65
WS6 Special Performance Package   N/A N/A A A  
Formula and Trans Am  $   580.00
Trans Am with Special Edition (Y84)  $   372.00
D53 Hood Bird Decal  $   125.00 N/A N/A N/A A Standard with Special Edition Black Trans Am (Y84) 
U17 Rally Gauge cluster with clock, tachometer and Trip Odometer  $   166.00 A A A S Available with V-8 engines only. New Trip Odometer included.
Y84 Special Edition Black Trans Am    N/A N/A N/A A  
with T-Tops (CC1)  $1,516.00
without T-Tops (CC1)  $   779.00
B18 Custom Trim Group   N/A S A A  
Formula and Trans Am with Doeskin Vinyl  $   148.00
Formula and Trans Am with Pimlico Velour Cloth   $   196.00
  Esprit with Pimlico Velour Cloth   $    48.00          
A51 Bucket Seats with Millport Cloth Trim  $    28.00 A N/A A A  
N89 Wheels, Turbo Cast           7.5 inch wide.  The Special Performance Package (WS6) and Pace Car (X87) Turbo Cast Wheel was 8 inches wide (same as 1980).  Standard with Special Edition (Y84)
Esprit  $   351.00
Formula and Trans Am  $   208.00
N90 Wheels - Cast Aluminum (Snowflake)   A A A A