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Adjustable spring plates and dropped spindles, VW Beetle 68-79 swing axle model

This Great bundle kit will allow you to lower your Beetle front and rear, in this kit you get a pair front disc dropped spindle stub axles for VW Beetles 1966 on they will lower car by 2.5 inches they also widen the track of the front wheels by 0.5 inch this may cause clearance problems on cars with wide alloy wheels, easy to fit. When fitting these to 1966-1968 vehicles the track rod ends may have to be changed for the 1968 on style track rod ends (sold separately) and 1968 on wheel bearings (Sold separately)

You also get in this fantastic kit : A pair of good quality adjustable rear spring plates, They are designed to take all the hard work out of adjusting the height of your rear suspension, They must be used with 21 3/4 inch torsion bars. This length was fitted as standard to most late swing axle cars. If they are not fitted to your car they can be sourced from a donor vehicle or purchased. These will also require 2 inch inner torsion arm grommets and 1 7/8 inch outer's.

This kit will fit VW Beetle 1968 to 1979 all swing axle models. This kit is for models with disc brakes on the front.

We can also supply a kit for models with drum brakes on the front please contact us for availability

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