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Availability:: Usually Ships in 1 to 2 Weeks Product Code: 1003 Qty: Description Details Fits the following:1955-1967 Type 2 Bus Kombi Transporter Single Cab Double CabDoes not fit the 1968-79 Bay Bus nor can it be modified to fitPDF Instructions:Front Air Ride Install - PDF - LinkAir Management Install PDF - LinkRear Air Ride Install PDF - LinkThe PRO's Recommendations:PRObuilt Drop SpindlesIRS Conversion Kit More Information Applications - The Type 2 Bus, Double cab, single cab, panel or camper, 1955-1967 have a king and link pin suspension. Why an Air Ride Kit? - Are you tired of the stiff ride? Are you looking to have an adjustable suspension with a flip of a switch? Are you dragging you car everywhere you go? Can't get into your driveway? If any of these questions pertain to a need that you have, then the Complete Air Ride Kit is your answer. Should I install them or have a licensed mechanic install them? - For all applications, the standard air ride kit will do what you need. If you want to get as close to the ground as possible, you will need drop spindles. Because this air ride kit is based on the vehicle already having a Type 1 or 3 IRS conversion the vehicle, nothing else will be needed. If you do not have an IRS conversion, you can get one here.Front Kit - Our Air ride kit uses what we call through rods. These allow the suspension to travel upwards of 10". Thats a significant improvement of 3.5". What does that mean? It means that the suspension can travel up and down more to smooth out the ride. For instance, if you fall into a pothole that is 4" deep with stock suspension, you car will drop on that side 1/2" meaning the whole car will move. With the addition of our through rods, it means that this particular wheel will fall into the pot hole and rebound without the entire car feeling it. Just like a brand new car. They can be shortened as well, but you will need to take equal increments on each side. They utilize a thrust bearing on the outer portion of the assembly to allow for fluid motions up and down. There is no longer a need for the factory grub screws when installing these rods. With this exact kit, a welder is needed to weld the shock relocaters to the stock beam to allow for the taller billet air struts that come in the kit. These also allow the Bus to get as close to the ground as possible. A 220 amp Mig welder or a Tig welder is recommended for this installation. This can be done with the beam on the bus but is recommended to weld off of it to weld both sides. The relocaters have multiple holes to allow for an exact look or failsafe in the even of failure due to an act of god. The kit contains 2 Billet Air Struts, 2 laser cut upper strut mounts w/ hardware, 4 delrin bushings to create a frictionless surface between the control arm and the front beam, 2 torsion spring replacements with hardware and bearings and fittings. If you have a narrowed beam, you will need to modify the inner frame well to create clearance so that the air bag does not touch any metal. Do I need to run Drop Spindles to get it as close to the ground as possible? Yes. However, the early spindles require you to press the original ones apart and flip them. It might be a good idea to replace the king pins and link pins if they are worn. The PRO's can do that service for you. Rear Kit - The rear kit contains the following: Upper airbag mounts. Firestone airbags, Doetsch Tech shocks, Stainless steel hardware, Fittings, hardware and Instructions. To use this kit you will need a Type 1 or 3 IRS kit installed on your vehicle. It will not work with a type 1 swing axle or factory reduction gear box set as well.Air Management Kits - All kits will come with the same base parts but the valving will change in each kit. Each kit will come with a Viair 280 Compressor that is 12v. If you have a 6 volt system, you will need either a 12 volt battery to run the system or change over your ride to 12 volt. The kit also comes with a 2 gallon tank. An adjustable pressure switch along with a 12v relay and harness also accompany the kit. This allows you to adjust the speed and consistency of air management system. This switch send a signal to the compressor to come on at a certain PSI so that you always have air in the tank when ever you need it. Its what we call, ON DEMAND. Each kit contain a hardware pack and 1/4" fitting pack. It will also come with an est. 100 feet of 1/4" hose. You might ask, why do we use 1/4" line. One word, LIABILITY. Everybody that is in the mini truck industry, use 3/8" or 1/2" maybe even bigger line to make there vehicle lift fast or even hop. These kit will not take that kind of abuse. If you attempt the parts will fail, so use at your own risk. Now on to the valving. Your 4 valve kit comes standard in each kit, This will allow you to lift the front of the vehicle up and down as well as lift the rear up and down, as well as lift each wheel individually. This will give the car great handling characteristics. This is also a manual valve, air goes in as you lift the toggle up and when you depress the toggle, air comes out. This kit is outfitted with a dual need gauges to monitor pressures. Accessories, check the box to include with your order. PRObuilt Transaxle Freeway Flyer - IRS - 2320 Type 2 Bus IRS Axle Conversion - 2611 Classic VW Bus PRO Built Drop Spindles - 2444 IRS Axle Core Torsion Housing Complete Airkewld Army Price: $2,163.75 Add Airkewld Army Price: $892.75 Add to Cart Add Airkewld Army Price: $582.75 Price per pair Add Airkewld Army Price: $975.00 Add to Cart Add Average Rating: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 1 Write a review » 0 of 0 people found the following review helpful: Kit air ride complet December 28, 2018 Reviewer: assemat bastien from sanary sur mer, france France Article bien recus conforme au donne, Maintenant place au montage , Je mettrais une photo des pieces monte sur le t1 crew cab . Was this review helpful to you?