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The PRO's at Airkewld would like to congratulate Matt Murphy on winning Promoters Choice at the 2017 Sacramento Bugorama. It was resurrected by Smitty's Auto Body in northern California.

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Classic VW Rear Air Ride Kit - 1200 Classic VW Rear Air Ride Kit - 1200

Fits 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
PDF Instructions:
  • Swing Axle Air Ride Install PDF - Link
The PRO's Recommendations:
  • Install with the body off or on a lift.

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Available on/after 09/14/2021
Airkewld Army Price: $800.00

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Stage 2 PRObuilt Air Ride Beam Complete - 2203 Stage 2 PRObuilt Air Ride Beam Complete - 2203

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:

  • PRObuilt Beam Install - Link
The PRO's Recommendations:

  • PRObuilt Beam Installation Kit
  • 4" narrowed is the most common and allows for the most wheel/stance/disc brake options
*Disc Brakes are optional

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Available on/after 09/14/2021
Airkewld Army Price: $2,550.00

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Complete Stainless Steel Chassis Fastener Kit - 2921 Complete Stainless Steel Chassis Fastener Kit - 2921

Fits the following:

  • 1966-1968 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1966-1968 US Spec Karmann Ghia
  • 1965-1979 UK Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug
  • 1965-1979 Uk Spec Karmann Ghia
  • Mexican Beetle
  • Fridolin
  • Kit cars with ball joint/swing axle suspensions
The PRO's Recommendations:
  • Apply anti-sieze to the threads

Available on/after 09/14/2021
Airkewld Army Price: $369.74
Classic VW Complete Front/Rear Disc Brake Conversion Kit - 4035 Classic VW Complete Front/Rear Disc Brake Conversion Kit - 4035

Fits the following with 15" or larger wheels:

  • 1966-1967 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1966-1967 US Spec Karmann Ghia
  • Kit cars with ball joint/short swing axle suspensions
  • Fits Stock Spindles and Drop DRUM Spindles

PDF Instructions:

  • Front Disc Install - Link
  • Rear Disc Install - Link
  • Rear Axle Identification - Link

The PRO's Recommendations:

  • We can now press in the races, pack the bearings and install the seal, ready for you to install upon arrival. See options on the right or add it now by clicking it here.
  • If you want to be street legal and utilize the factory hand brake between your seats, pick the eBrake calipers and simply paint match them to color of your front caliper selection. This is very easy and caliper paint can be purchased at your local auto parts provider.

Tips:

  • Some applications add track width, please view the details tab for track width information.
  • Kit utilizes original spindle nuts and thrust washers.
  • Great Article on how to tighten the rear rotors properly and not using a torque tool.
What will you need in addition to this kit?

  • All kits comes with 14mm x 1.5 Studs. Lug nuts are specific to the wheels that you are using. Please check the specifics of the wheels to identify what you need.
  • Brake Fluid - Dot 3 is recommended

Available on/after 09/14/2021
Airkewld Army Price: $2,260.39

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SLG-60 17 Inch Billet Wheel SLG-60 17 Inch Billet Wheel

Fits the following:

  • All VW's*
  • *With bolt patterns in 5x130mm, 5x4.50 and 5x4.75
PDF Instructions:
  • Wheel Options Article - Link
  • Wheels only come in 17x7 configurations
The PRO's Recommendations:
  • Beetle/Ghia's need a 4" Narrowed beam and short axles, (Standard equipment on pre 65 vehicles) or Narrowed IRS arms (69 and later) to run the wheels staggered. (More wheel lip in the rear)
  • 14mm Studs with Acorn seat lug nuts
  • P205r40-17 Tires up front, P215r45-17 Tires in the rear
  • Check out the details tab for more fitment information

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Available on/after 09/14/2021
Airkewld Army Price: $891.76 Each

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SLG-60 18 Inch Billet Wheel SLG-60 18 Inch Billet Wheel

Fits the following:

  • All VW's*
  • *With bolt patterns in 5x130mm, 5x4.50 and 5x4.75
PDF Instructions:
  • Wheel Options Article - Link
  • Wheels only come in 18x7 configurations
The PRO's Recommendations:
  • Beetle/Ghia's need a 4" Narrowed beam and short axles, (Standard equipment on pre 65 vehicles) or Narrowed IRS arms (69 and later) to run the wheels staggered. (More wheel lip in the rear)
  • 14mm Studs with Acorn seat lug nuts
  • Check out the details tab for more fitment information

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Available on/after 09/14/2021
Airkewld Army Price: $978.75 Each
   
 
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