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Availability:: Normally In stock - Will Ship ASAP PART Number: 2434 Qty: Description Complete Details The best option for installing drop spindles on your 1969 through 1977 Classic Volkswagen Type 1 Beetle and Karmann Ghia for the ball joint application is this set of DISC drop spindles. It will lower your vehicle 2.5" and add 3/8" of track width to each side. They work with either stock disc brakes or disc brake kits using factory Karmann Ghia style calipers. These spindles would replace the factory stock height spindles with part numbers 113405312D and 113405311D. Made in China | Product updated 6/18/23 by PeteRelated: Ball Joint Drum Spindles | PRObuilt Ball Joint Arm Set | PRObuilt Steering BoxTypical time to install - 2 Hours | Install PDF Link | Install Video | Tools Needed What's included? A set of DISC Drop Spindles comes with the following; Left drop spindle Right drop spindle What's recommended? When installing brakes on these spindles and it is time to adjust the bearing thrust, you need to tighten the bearings until the drum or rotor does not move by hand, then back off 1/4 turn and lock it down. This will ensure that as long as you packed your bearings correctly, lubed the seal correctly, this too will last forever* and failure will almost be non-existent. Kewl Features Made in China, quality controlled by the PRO's in the USA. 2.5 inches of drop FAQ What if I want less of a drop that 2 1/2 inches?If you are looking to get a precise drop on your current Volkswagen, it's going to be difficult but attainable. Your VW should have original torsion springs inside the beam, these hold the vehicle up. But they have sagged or lost some amount of tension over the years. So trying to do that math and give you exactly what you want visually, will be difficult. Best decision would be to install new torsion leaves to raise the vehicle up, then understand how much you want to drop it. If you need more, then investing in a set of PRObuilt Adjusters, should you have fabrication skills, or maybe an Ultimate Beam if you don't. These two options will give you a more precise adjustment to get the exact ride height you are after. What does this product fit? 1969 through 1977 Type 1 Beetle-Bug-Fusca1969 through 1975 Karmann GhiaFridolinKit cars with ball joint suspensions with 12mm tie rod ends Accessories, check the box to include with your order. 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