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"Our CEO, Pete, loves this year range. The car received a wider stance for better stability so making things tuck becomes a little tricker!


Pete worked with the PRO's to compile a list of parts below, kind of like a recipe, that will allow you to achieve your vision. As your budget allows, purchase each piece or click the button below as the PRO's have compiled a kit for those who want the install to go super easy, give you the best ride, best up and down travel.



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Ultimate 4" Narrowed/Adjustable Front Beam - 2100 Ultimate 4" Narrowed/Adjustable Front Beam - 2100

Fits the following Left Hand Drive (LHD) Vehicles:

  • 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
No body mods, cutting or notching is necessary with this beam. If the vehicle has been in an accident, it is possible that minimal massaging will be needed to install.

PDF Instructions and Tips:

  • Assembling an Ball Joint Ultimate Beam - Link
The PRO's Recommendations:

Usually Ships in 4 to 6 Weeks
Our Price: $625.00
(Built to Order)
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Classic VW Drum Drop Spindles - 2432 Classic VW Drum Drop Spindles - 2432

Fits the following:

  • 1966-1968 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1966-1968 US Spec Karmann Ghia
  • Kit cars with ball joint suspensions with 10mm tie rod ends
  • If you want to run our BAD Series Brakes with drop spindles, these DRUM spindles are the ones you need.
Spindles built by CB Performance

PDF Instructions and Tips:
  • Ball Joint Drop Spindle Install - Link

Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Our Price: $235.00 Price per pair
(Built to Order)
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Ultimate Beam Installation Kit - 2551 Ultimate Beam Installation Kit - 2551

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 to make adjustments in the future easy.

Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Our Price: $205.00
(Built to Order)
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Lowered Front Shock - Oil - 2493 Lowered Front Shock - Oil - 2493

Fits the following equipped with an Ultimate Beam:

  • 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
  • Will not fit on a stock VW beam
PDF Instructions and Tips:
  • Spray the bushings with WD40 to tap in the crush sleeves
The PRO's Recommendations:
  • These shock are going to give you a soft ride. If you want firm, go with the gas shocks. If you want to be able to tune the ride quality to what you want, the adjustable shocks are what you need.

Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Our Price: $67.50 Each
(Built to Order)
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Swing Axle Lowered Gas Shock - 2600 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 1 to 2 Days
Our Price: $67.50 Each
In Stock
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Torsion Leaves - 2401 Torsion Leaves - 2401

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

Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Our Price: $87.50
Sale Price: $87.50 Each
(Built to Order)
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4-6" Narrowed Tie Rods - 2423 4-6" Narrowed Tie Rods - 2423

Fits the following with a 4-6" narrowed beam:

  • 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:
  • German Tie Rod Ends
Now come powder coated satin black standard.

Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Our Price: $79.95 Price per pair

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PRO Built Arm Set 1966-75 Beetle Ghia Ball Joint PRO Built Ball Joint Arm Set - 2455

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:
  • PRObuilt Arm Install - Link
The PRO's Recommendations:
  • If your vehicle is lowered more than 5", pick up a set of lowered eccentrics to make camber adjustments easy.

Usually Ships in 1 to 2 Weeks
Our Price: $379.95
(Built to Order)
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Ball Joint Lowered Eccentrics - 2462 Ball Joint Lowered Eccentrics - 2462

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

Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Our Price: $45.00 Price per pair
(Built to Order)
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Stainless Steel Swing Axle Fastener Kit - 2905 Stainless Steel Swing Axle Fastener Kit - 2905

Fits the following:

  • 1949-1968 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1949-1968 US Spec Karmann Ghia
  • Type 3
  • Fridolin
The PRO's Recommendations:
  • Apply anti-sieze to the threads

Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Our Price: $51.95
(Built to Order)
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