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The Avery family in Texas has quite a unique kit car and the PRO's are getting the chance to build a chassis similar to the MAD Manx. It will be shortened, shockless and ready for his Subaru engine he will be using. This is going to be a fun build! The best clients in the world come to the PRO's at Airkewld because quality, attention to detail is missing in today's society. But our team excels in it. We live it, we breathe it, it is in our DNA. Follow along while we transform this drivetrain from rags to riches. If you are interested in a chassis like this, you can check out the options here.





























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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

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Normally In stock - Will Ship ASAP
Airkewld Army Price: $75.88 Each
4 in stock!
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Front Brake Line Brackets - 2700 Front Brake Line Brackets - 2700

Fits the following:

  • 1949-1977 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1949-1977 US Spec Karmann Ghia
  • 1973-1974 Type 181 Thing
  • Fridolin

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Airkewld Army Price: $26.20 Price per pair
94 in stock!
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Chassis Inspection Plate Kit - 2701 Chassis Inspection Plate Kit - 2701

Fits the following:

  • 1949-1979 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1949-1975 US Spec Karmann Ghia
  • 1971-1979 Super Beetle 1301-1302
  • Type 3
  • Type 181 Thing
  • Fridolin

PDF Instructions:

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Airkewld Army Price: $23.05 Each
8 in stock!
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Master Cylinder Chassis Spacers - 2705 Master Cylinder Chassis Spacers - 2705

Fits the following:

  • 1949-1979 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1949-1975 US Spec Karmann Ghia
  • Type 181 Thing
  • Fridolin

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Airkewld Army Price: $14.87 Price per pair
10 in stock!
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Front Beam Inspection Plate - 2711 Front Beam Inspection Plate - 2711

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

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Airkewld Army Price: $29.20 Each
10 in stock!
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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
10 in stock!
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Stainless Master Cylinder Fastener Kit - 2900 Stainless Master Cylinder Fastener Kit - 2900

Fits the following:

  • 1949-1977 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1949-1977 US Spec Karmann Ghia
  • Type 3
  • Thing
  • Fridolin
The PRO's Recommendations:
  • Apply anti-sieze to the threads

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Airkewld Army Price: $18.85
10 in stock!
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Stainless Steel Front Beam Bolts - 2902 Stainless Steel Front Beam Bolts - 2902

Fits the following:

  • 1949-1977 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1949-1977 US Spec Karmann Ghia
  • Thing
  • Fridolin
The PRO's Recommendations:
  • Apply anti-sieze to the threads

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Airkewld Army Price: $52.45
10 in stock!
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Spring Plate Cap Fastener Kit - 2904 Spring Plate Cap Fastener Kit - 2904

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

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Airkewld Army Price: $29.35
10 in stock!
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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

Normally In stock - Will Ship ASAP
Airkewld Army Price: $58.75
10 in stock!
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Stainless Transmission Shoulder Bolt Set - 2906 Stainless Transmission Shoulder Bolt Set - 2906

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
The PRO's Recommendations:
  • Apply anti-sieze to the threads

Normally In stock - Will Ship ASAP
Airkewld Army Price: $79.04
10 in stock!
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Stainless Pedal Fastener Kit - 2907 Stainless Pedal Fastener Kit - 2907

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
The PRO's Recommendations:
  • Apply anti-sieze to the threads

Normally In stock - Will Ship ASAP
Airkewld Army Price: $18.85
10 in stock!
Stage 1 PRObuilt Adjustable Shockless Beam 2208 Stage 1 PRObuilt Adjustable Shockless Beam Complete - 2208

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
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. All Shockless PRObuilt Beams are 6 inch narrowed.

PDF Instructions:
  • PRObuilt Beam Install - Link
The PRO's Recommendations:
  • PRObuilt Beam Installation Kit
*Disc Brakes are optional.

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Estimated 8-10 Weeks
Airkewld Army Price: $2,499.90

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Install Brakes onto Ball Joint PRObuilt Beam Install Brakes onto Ball Joint PRObuilt Beam

Once you have added the install to your cart, click the following kits that make sense for your build.

Front Disc Brakes - Link

Front/Rear Disc Brakes - Link

Type 3 Front Disc Brakes - Link

Installed to Order
Airkewld Army Price: $75.00

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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:
The PRO's Recommendations:

  • Apply anti-sieze to the threads

Normally In stock - Will Ship ASAP
Airkewld Army Price: $90.66 Price per pair
15 in stock!
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PRObuilt Transaxle Performance - Short Axle - 2310 PRObuilt Transaxle Performance - Short Axle - 2310

Fits the following:

  • 1949-1968 US Spec Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca
  • 1949-1968 US Spec Karmann Ghia
  • Fridolin
  • Kit cars with Swing Axle suspensions
Anytime you rebuild/update/upgrade your transaxle, it never comes with oil in it. Make sure you add 90 wt after it is installed. It would be wise to update the trans mounts, nose cone seal and shift coupler/bushing if equipped.

The PRO's Recommendations:
  • Billet Bearing Caps make the job easy
  • The install kit comes with seal kits, hardware, axle nuts and seal races. Make sure every box is checked when doing a quality installation.
*Disc Brakes are optional
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Estimated 12-14 Weeks
Airkewld Army Price: $2,975.25
Shortened VW Chassis Pan Halves 1400 Shortened VW Chassis Pan Halves 1400

Fits the following Chassis:

  • Beetle
  • Karmann Ghia

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Back Order
Airkewld Army Price: $1,034.83
(Built to Order)
PRObuilt Chassis - Deposit PRObuilt Chassis - Deposit

Back by popular demand, the deposits for the PRObuilt Chassis. $1000 that is fully refundable but holds your place in line. Cost of chassis can change monthly so you can always purchase the drivetrain components and have them awaiting your place in line.

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Pre-Order
Airkewld Army Price: $1,000.00 Each
   
 
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