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Artisan designed drive-train components that work as good as they are attractive.

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USA Made 17x7 Smoothies built by the Artisans at Airkewld in 5x205 & 4x130mm. Change your look. Be the envy everywhere.

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Shortened VW Chassis Pan Halves 1400 Shortened VW Chassis Pan Halves 1400

Fits the following Chassis:

  • Beetle
  • Karmann Ghia

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Airkewld Army Price: $1,034.83
SLG-02 17 Inch Billet Wheel - 9100 SLG-02 17 Inch Billet Wheel - 9100

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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Airkewld Army Price: $936.35 Each
Seat Belt Reinforcement Kit Seat Belt Reinforcement Kit - 2707

Fits the following:

  • 1949-1977 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1949-1977 US Spec Karmann Ghia
  • 1971-1979 Super Beetle 1301 1302
  • Type 3
  • Thing
  • Fridolin
PDF Instructions:
  • Inspection Plate Install - Link
The PRO's Recommendations:

  • Apply anti-sieze to the threads

Airkewld Army Price: $90.66 Price per pair

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6" Ultimate Narrowed / Adjustable Shock-less Front Beam - 2112 6" Ultimate Narrowed / Adjustable Shock-less Front Beam - 2112

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
Contrary to belief, the shockless beam can and does ride amazing when using Airkewld's delrin bushings. One tip though, if the vehicle is adjusted all the way down, the ride will be rough, lift it up and inch and the ride improves.

PDF Instructions and Tips:

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


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Airkewld Army Price: $730.00

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4 Lug Smoothie 17 Inch Wheel - 9003 4 Lug Smoothie 17 Inch Wheel - 9003

Fits the following with a 4x130mm Bolt Pattern:

  • All VW's
PDF Instructions:
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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Airkewld Army Price: $591.50 Each
Six Shooter Clutch Adjustment Nut Six Shooter Clutch Adjustment Nut - 2820

Fits the following:

  • 1949-1977 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1949-1977 US Spec Karmann Ghia
  • 1965-1979 UK Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug
  • 1965-1979 UK Spec Karmann Ghia
  • 1971-1979 Super Beetle 1301 1302
  • All Type 2's
  • All Type 3's
  • All Type 181 Things
  • Mexican Beetle
  • Fridolin
PDF Instructions:
  • Six Shooter Install - Link
Tips:
  • Clean the clutch cable threads thoroughly, lube both the cable and the Six Shooter when installing for easy adjustments.

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Airkewld Army Price: $28.82 Each

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Complete 1960-65 Beetle/Ghia PRObuilt Lowering Kit - 2171 Complete 1960-65 Beetle/Ghia PRObuilt Lowering Kit - 2171

Spindle Carrier Core's are now needed. If you have some, we will offer a discount, and email a prepaid shipping label to pick yours up and use them for this kit. Please see "More Information" and the drop downs for details.

Front Shocks are currently on back order as of 9/1/21 and should be in stock in 30 days. Please click the "email me when back in stock" button and you will be alerted when this product is available to order.


Fits the following:

  • 1960-1965 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1960-1965 US Spec Karmann Ghia
  • Vehicles with Link Pin front suspension and Swing Axle rear suspension
PDF Instructions and Tips:
  • Drop Spindle Install - Link
  • Ultimate Beam Install - Link
  • Dropping the Rear - Link

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Airkewld Army Price: $2,972.63
5 Lug Smoothie 17 Inch Wheel - 9001 5 Lug Smoothie 17 Inch Wheel - 9001

Fits the following with a 5x205mm Bolt Pattern:

  • All VW's
  • Porsche 356
PDF Instructions:
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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Airkewld Army Price: $591.50 Each

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Classic VW Bus PRO Built Drop Spindles - 2444 Classic VW Bus PRO Built Drop Spindles - 2444

Fits the following for the lower 48 US State Clients:

  • 1955-1967 Type 2 Bus Kombi Transporter Single Cab Double Cab
  • Does not fit the 1968-79 Bay Bus

PDF Instructions:

  • Drop Spindle Install - Link

The PRO's Recommendations:

  • Since this is a service and not a purchase, before purchasing, please remove the spindles from your bus and pack them in a nice sturdy box. After purchasing from us online, we will send a prepaid shipping label via email to pay for the shipping back to us.

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Airkewld Army Price: $582.75 Price per pair

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Stage 1 PRObuilt Adjustable Beam Complete - 2200 Stage 1 PRObuilt Adjustable Beam Complete - 2200

The PRO's are now offering CORE discounts in the option menu. If you are sending in a core, we will send a prepaid shipping label to pick up said parts.

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
  • Adjustable shock option to be able to tune the suspension feel to your liking
*Disc Brakes are optional. If you want to add Front Brakes for your 66-68 VW, click here. For 69-77, here.

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Airkewld Army Price: $2,629.61 Each

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