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"Kinda jealous, in the PRO's minds, this is the most sexy year range. Nice curves, a nice stance to show it off, this is great!


The PRO's have compiled 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.



Click on each picture, to expand the information. Don't forget to click on the tabs."

6" Ultimate Narrowed / Adjustable Shockless Front Beam - 2118 6" Ultimate Narrowed / Adjustable Shockless Front Beam - 2118

Fits the following:

  • 1949-1965 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1949-1965 US Spec Karmann Ghia
  • Kit cars with link pin 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 Ultimate Beam - Link

The PRO's Recommendations:

Usually Ships in 4 to 6 Weeks
Our Price: $455.00
(Built to Order)
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PRO Built Drum Drop Spindles Drum - 2441 Classic VW PRO Built Drum Drop Spindles - 2441

Fits the following:

  • 1949-1965 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1949-1965 US Spec Karmann Ghia
  • Porsche 356 - Requires Beetle inner bearings
  • Kit cars with link pin suspensions
  • If you want to run our BAD Series Brakes with drop spindles, these DRUM spindles are the ones you need.
PDF Instructions and Tips:
  • Drop Spindle Install - Link
The PRO's Recommendations:

Usually Ships in 7 to 10 Days
Our Price: $627.50 Price per pair
(Built to Order)
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Classic VW Drum Drop Spindles - 2431 Classic VW Drum Drop Spindles - 2431

Fits the following:

  • 1949-1965 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1949-1965 US Spec Karmann Ghia
  • Porsche 356 - Requires Beetle inner bearings
  • Kit cars with link pin suspensions
  • If you want to run our BAD Series Brakes with drop spindles, these DRUM spindles are the ones you need.
PDF Instructions and Tips:
  • Drop Spindle Install - Link
The PRO's Recommendations:
  • ARP Stainless Steel Fasteners
  • King Pin Kit
  • Link Pin Kit
  • or if you wan these assembled for a bolt on solution, try our PRObuilt Drum Drop Spindles
  • Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
    Our Price: $199.95 Price per pair
    (Built to Order)
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    Ultimate Beam Installation Kit - 2550 Ultimate Beam Installation Kit - 2550

    Fits the following:

    • 1949-1965 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
    • 1949-1965 US Spec Karmann Ghia
    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: $215.00
    In Stock
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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
    (Built to Order)
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    Torsion Leaves - 2400 Torsion Leaves - 2400

    Fits the following:

    • 1949-1965 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
    • 1949-1965 US Spec Karmann Ghia
    • Kit cars with link pin suspensions

    Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
    Our Price: $87.50
    Sale Price: $87.50 Each
    (Built to Order)
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    5-6" Narrowed Tie Rods - 2421 5-6" Narrowed Tie Rods - 2421

    Fits the following with a 5 - 6" narrowed beam:

    • 1949-1965 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
    • 1949-1965 US Spec Karmann Ghia
    • Kit cars with link pin 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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    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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    Pictures courtesy of our clients, the #AirkewldArmy!