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For those who would like to build their own air ride kit using our parts or for a replacement part, this Air Ride Parts section is for you. Products will show in their description, what they fit and what they don't fit. Most products have extensive details should you click the title or picture.
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Type 2 Bus IRS Axle Conversion - 2611

Fits the following:

  • 1955-1967 Type 2 Bus Kombi Transporter Single Cab Double Cab
PDF Instructions:
  • Installation Guide - Link
Requires:
  • IRS Transaxle
  • New Drum or Disc Brakes
  • Various other parts. See Details for more information.
The PRO's Recommendations:

Usually Ships in 1 to 2 Weeks
Our Price: $625.00
(Built to Order)
Swing Axle Lowered Gas Shock - 2600

Fits rear applications for the following:

  • 1949-1968 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1949-1968 US Spec Karmann Ghia
  • 1965-1979 UK Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug
  • 1965-1979 Uk Spec Karmann Ghia
  • Mexican Beetle
  • Fridolin
  • Kit cars with swing axle suspensions
  • Type 3

Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Our Price: $55.00 Each
(Built to Order)
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IRS Axle Lowered Shock IRS Axle Lowered Shock - 2601

Fits the following:

  • 1969-1979 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1969-1975 US Spec Karmann Ghia
  • 1971-1979 Super Beetle 1301-1302
  • Kit cars with IRS suspensions
  • Type 3
  • Type 2 Split Bus with IRS Conversion
  • Type 181 Thing

Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Our Price: $55.00 Each
In Stock
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Billet Adjustable Lowered Swing Axle Shock - 2606 Billet Adjustable Lowered Swing Axle Shock - 2606

Fits rear applications for the following:

  • 1949-1968 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1949-1968 US Spec Karmann Ghia
  • 1965-1979 UK Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug
  • 1965-1979 Uk Spec Karmann Ghia
  • Mexican Beetle
  • Fridolin
  • Kit cars with swing axle suspensions
  • Type 3

Usually Ships in 1 to 2 Weeks
Our Price: $188.00 Each
In Stock
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Billet Adjustable Lowered IRS Shock - 2608 Billet Adjustable Lowered IRS Shock - 2608

Fits the following:

  • 1969-1979 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1969-1975 US Spec Karmann Ghia
  • 1971-1979 Super Beetle 1301-1302
  • Kit cars with IRS suspensions
  • Type 3
  • Type 2 Split Bus with IRS Conversion
  • Type 181 Thing

Usually Ships in 1 to 2 Weeks
Our Price: $188.00 Each
In Stock
Air Ride Shocks - 1500

Fits the following vehicles with an Ultimate Beam or shock extenders:

  • 1949-1965 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1949-1965 US Spec Karmann Ghia
  • Kit cars with link pin suspensions
  • Does not work as a bolt on to stock beams or in the rear of any VW
  • If you plan on going with air ride, get the kit.
The PRO's Recommendations:
  • Fitting kit to upgrade to 1/4" lines

Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Our Price: $150.00 Price per pair
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Air Ride Shocks - 1501

Fits the following:

  • 1966-1977 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1966-1977 US Spec Karmann Ghia
  • 1965-1979 UK Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug
  • 1965-1979 Uk Spec Karmann Ghia
  • Mexican Beetle
  • Fridolin
  • Kit cars with ball joint suspensions

The PRO's Recommendations:

  • Fitting kit to upgrade to 1/4" lines

Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Our Price: $150.00 Price per pair
In Stock
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Replacement Air Ride Struts - 1502 Air Ride Struts - 1502

Fits the following with our Air Ride kit installed:

  • 1955-1967 Type 2 Bus Kombi Transporter Single Cab Double Cab
Does not fit the following:
  • 1968-79 Bay Bus
  • Type 1 Rear Applications
  • Type 3 Applications

Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Our Price: $865.00 Price per pair
(Built to Order)
Air Ride Shock Fitting Kit - 1503

Fits the following:

  • Monroe Air Shocks
  • Gabriel Air Shocks
  • Rancho Air Shocks
The kit only comes with the 5 fittings you see in the picture, no exceptions.
Accepts 1/4" air hose only.

Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Our Price: $42.50

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Through Rod Kit - 1504

Fits the following:

  • All VW's
  • Stock up to 6" Narrowed front axle beams
Requires:

  • Welding - Comes in two pieces that screw into each other
  • Frictionless buffer for the control arm to glide on, like delrin or poly seals
The PRO's Recommendations:

  • Delrin Spacers

Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Our Price: $150.00 Price per pair

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Swing Axle Air Ride Bracket Kit - 1506

Fits the following:

  • 1949-1965 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1949-1965 US Spec Karmann Ghia
  • Kit cars with swing axle suspensions
PDF Instructions:
  • Swing Axle Air Ride Install PDF - Link
The PRO's Recommendations:

  • Remove the body for ease of installation. Trust us, it is easier. It can be done with the body on with a pit or lift, but we still recommend installing it with the body off.

Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Our Price: $655.00

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IRS Air Ride Bracket Kit - 1507

Fits the following:

  • 1969-1979 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1969-1975 US Spec Karmann Ghia
  • 1971-1979 Super Beetle 1301-1302
  • Kit cars with IRS suspensions
PDF Instructions:
  • IRS Air Ride Install PDF - Link
The PRO's Recommendations:

  • Take it to a fabricator to install

Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Our Price: $350.00
Air Ride Bag - 1508

Fits the following:

  • All VW rear applications but the Type 2 Bus
Made by Air Lift

Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Our Price: $85.00 Each
In Stock
Viair Air Ride Compressor - 1509

Fits the following:

  • Any VW with 12 volt system
  • Beetle Ghia Type 2 Bus Type 3 Thing Super Fridolin Kit Car
PDF Instructions:

  • Air Compressor PDF - Link

Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Our Price: $165.00 Each
(Built to Order)
2 Gallon Air Ride Tank - 1510

Fits the following:

  • Any VW
  • Beetle Ghia Type 2 Bus Type 3 Thing Super Fridolin Kit Car

Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Our Price: $80.00 Each
In Stock
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Manual Air Ride Valve Assembly - 1511

Fits the following:

  • Any VW
  • Beetle Ghia Type 2 Bus Type 3 Thing Super Fridolin Kit Car

Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Our Price: $135.00 Each
In Stock
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Adjustable Pressure Switch with Relay - 1512

Fits the following:

  • Any VW
  • Beetle Ghia Type 2 Bus Type 3 Thing Super Fridolin Kit Car
Requires:
  • 12 Volt system

Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Our Price: $64.00 Each
(Built to Order)
25 Feet Air Line Rolls - 1513

Fits the following:

  • Any VW
  • Beetle Ghia Type 2 Bus Type 3 Thing Super Fridolin Kit Car

Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Our Price: $30.00 Each
In Stock
Air Ride Fitting 1/4 Pushlock Tee - 1514

Fits the following:

  • Any VW with 1/4" line
  • Beetle Ghia Type 2 Bus Type 3 Thing Super Fridolin Kit Car

Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Our Price: $7.75 Each
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Air Ride Fitting 90 Degree Pushlock - 1515

Fits the following:

  • Any VW with 1/4" line
  • Beetle Ghia Type 2 Bus Type 3 Thing Super Fridolin Kit Car

Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Our Price: $5.75 Each
In Stock
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Ultimate 4" Narrowed Air Ride Front Beam - 2000

Fits the following:

  • 1966-1977 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1966-1977 US Spec Karmann Ghia
  • 1965-1979 UK Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug
  • 1965-1979 Uk Spec Karmann Ghia
  • Mexican Beetle
  • Fridolin
  • Kit cars with ball joint suspensions
PDF Instructions and Tips:
  • Ball Joint Air Ride Install PDF - Link
  • Guide - Anatomy of the narrowed Beam - Link
  • Assembling an Ultimate Beam - Link
  • Narrowed Beam Analysis - The other guys - Link
The PRO's Recommendations:
New for 2016, all Air Beams come LHD, Satin Black Powder Coated and in 4" narrowed which does not require body mods to install.* If you need one raw, custom color, stock- custom width or chromed, please fill out this custom order form.

Usually Ships in 4 to 6 Weeks
Our Price: $535.00 Each
(Built to Order)
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Swing Axle Bearing Housing - 3110

Fits the following:

  • 1949-1958 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1949-1958 US Spec Karmann Ghia
See additional photo for understanding why you would need this.

Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Our Price: $69.95 Each
(Built to Order)
   
 
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