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VW Parts Catalog > Suspension - Rear
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Chromoly Axle Spacers, 4 Lug Car to 5 Lug Drum Adapter Version
Chromoly Axle Spacers, 4 Lug Car to 5 Lug Drum Adapter Version
Price: $54.95

Stock axle spacers are notoriously weak, and also "groove" from the axle seal, and this causes perpetual leaks that you can never seem to fix no matter how many times you try! This Chromoly version is used to convert 1968+ 4 Lug cars to 5 lug drums!
Chromoly Axle Spacers, Swingaxle, Stock Width, 4 Pieces
Chromoly Axle Spacers, Swingaxle, Stock Width, 4 Pieces
Price: $54.95

Stock axle spacers are notoriously weak, and also "groove" from the axle seal, and this causes perpetual leaks that you can never seem to fix no matter how many times you try! This version is stock width for all Swing Axle Type 1 Transaxles.
Urethane IRS Axle Cover Set, Red
Urethane IRS Axle Cover Set, Red
Price: $19.95

These Red Urethane Axle Covers are slit so you can install/remove them without taking your car apart at all! Besides looking great, they prevent nicks in the axle which can lead to a fracture/failure. Kit includes 10 pieces.
Urethane Type 1 CV Flange Seals, Pair
Urethane Type 1 CV Flange Seals, Pair
Price: $13.95

These special urethane seals fit right into the CV Flanges to prevent the axles from beating up the transmission. Tough urethane will not tear or flatten like the stock seals will. Price is per pair of inserts.
Urethane Type 2 CV Flange Seals, Pair
Urethane Type 2 CV Flange Seals, Pair
Price: $13.95

These special urethane seals fit right into the T2 CV Flanges to prevent the axles from beating up the transmission. Tough urethane will not tear or flatten like the stock seals will. Price is per pair of inserts.
Custom Rear Torsion Housing, Swingaxle
Custom Rear Torsion Housing, Swingaxle
Price: $199.95

These Rear Torsion Housings are one of the main components of your chassis. These are precision jig fabricated to ensure straightness. High quality components are used throughout and are included. Our 5519-12 helps the installation.
Custom Rear Torsion Housing, IRS
Custom Rear Torsion Housing, IRS
Price: $249.95

These Rear Torsion Housings are one of the main components of your chassis. These are precision jig fabricated to ensure straightness. High quality components are used throughout and are included. Our 5519-12 helps the installation.
Torsion Housing Installation Kit
Torsion Housing Installation Kit
Price: $199.95

This kit includes all the pieces you need to install a Torsion Housing into your chassis. This is the SAME KIT that Bugpack uses to install them in the chassis at the factory!
IRS Conversion Kit (Stock Housing) Diagonal Arm Brackets, Pair
IRS Conversion Kit (Stock Housing) Diagonal Arm Brackets, Pair
Price: $64.95

These are the 2 brackets you need to convert your swing axle pan or chassis with a STOCK sized Torsion Housing to accept IRS Diagonal arms. CAREFUL JIGGING, and welding is required for installation.
IRS Conversion Kit (2 1/4" Housing) Diagonal Arm Brackets, Pair
IRS Conversion Kit (2 1/4" Housing) Diagonal Arm Brackets, Pair
Price: $64.95

These are the 2 brackets you need to convert your swing axle pan or chassis with a 2 1/4" sized Torsion Housing to accept IRS Diagonal arms. CAREFUL JIGGING, and welding is required for installation.
Mid-Travel End Cap Kit, IRS Custom Torsion Housings, Pair
Mid-Travel End Cap Kit, IRS Custom Torsion Housings, Pair
Price: $64.95

This Bolt-On kit easily modifies Bugpack's Custom IRS Rear Torsion Housings for 4" ADDITIONAL SUSPENSION TRAVEL. Kit comes with all bushings, end cap covers, spacers, and hardware. Fits any torsion bar length and any spring plate EXCEPT Adjustable Spring Plates.
Mid Travel End Plate Kit, Pair
Mid Travel End Plate Kit, Pair
Price: $34.95

Teflon Bushing Lubricant, 1/2 Oz.
Teflon Bushing Lubricant, 1/2 Oz.
Price: $3.95

This super slickery Teflon Lubricant is fantastic for bushings, or even metal sleeves (shock mounts, etc) that benefit from a long term grease that stays put! This is a great grease for swaybar bushings, spring plate bushings, etc.
Coil Over Shocks, Eye/Eye, Pair, 6505
Coil Over Shocks, Eye/Eye, Pair, 6505
Price: $74.95

Coil Over Shocks give additional "Spring" to the axle you are installing them on. Fully adjustable design allows you to set your suspension to suit your needs. Helps overcome "Sag" from old torsion bars, without full suspension disassembly. This is for a pair of shocks to do the rear axle. The eye to eye length is 17" extended. I have no way to compress it to measure the compressed length.
Adustable Spring Plates, IRS, Short (21 3/4" Torsion Bar)
Adustable Spring Plates, IRS, Short (21 3/4" Torsion Bar)
Price: $374.95

A Lazy Man's answer to the tedious job of R&R'ing the spring plates to get the height perfect! Just get it close then use the adjuster to dial it in! External Adjustment means adjustment anyways!
Adustable Spring Plates, IRS, Intermediate (24 11/16") Torsion Bar
Adustable Spring Plates, IRS, Intermediate (24 11/16") Torsion Bar
Price: $399.95

A Lazy Man's answer to the tedious job of R&R'ing the spring plates to get the height perfect! Just get it close then use the adjuster to get it perfect! External Adjustment means adjustment anyways! These fit 24 11/16" Torsion Bars.
Adustable Spring Plates, IRS, Long (26 9/16") Torsion Bar
Adustable Spring Plates, IRS, Long (26 9/16") Torsion Bar
Price: $399.95

A Lazy Man's answer to the tedious job of R&R'ing the spring plates to get the height perfect! Just get it close then use the adjuster to get it perfect! External Adjustment means adjustment anyways! These fit 26 9/16" Torsion Bars.
Adustable Spring Plates, Swingaxle, Short (21 3/4") Torsion Bar
Adustable Spring Plates, Swingaxle, Short (21 3/4") Torsion Bar
Price: $449.95

A Lazy Man's answer to the tedious job of R&R'ing the spring plates to get the height perfect! Just get it close then use the adjuster to get it perfect! External Adjustment means adjustment anyways! These fit 21 3/4" Torsion Bars.
Adustable Spring Plates, Swingaxle, Intermediate (24 11/16") Torsion Bar
Adustable Spring Plates, Swingaxle, Intermediate (24 11/16") Torsion Bar
Price: $499.95

A Lazy Man's answer to the tedious job of R&R'ing the spring plates to get the height perfect! Just get it close then use the adjuster to get it perfect! External Adjustment means adjustment anyways! These fit 24 11/16" Torsion Bars.
Adustable Spring Plates, Swingaxle, Long (26 9/16") Torsion Bar
Adustable Spring Plates, Swingaxle, Long (26 9/16") Torsion Bar
Price: $499.95

A Lazy Man's answer to the tedious job of R&R'ing the spring plates to get the height perfect! Just get it close then use the adjuster to get it perfect! External Adjustment means adjustment anyways! These fit 26 9/16" Torsion Bars.
Shock Boss, 12 X 1.5mm X 2" Long
Shock Boss, 12 X 1.5mm X 2" Long
Price: $11.95

Precision threaded steel boss for welding to the location of your choosing. This is a MUST when adding additional shocks per wheel. Extra thick shoulder to make your welding easy! Threading is inset to prevent shearing. 12 X 1.5mm X 2" Long.
Shock Boss, 12mm X 1" X 1.780" Long, Unthreaded
Shock Boss, 12mm X 1" X 1.780" Long, Unthreaded
Price: $15.95

Precision threaded steel boss for welding to the location of your choosing. This is a MUST when adding additional shocks per wheel. Extra thick shoulder to make your welding easy! 12mm ID for Through Bolt Use. 12 X 1" X 1.780" Long.
Shock Absorber Bolt and Nut, 12 X 1.5 X 85mm
Shock Absorber Bolt and Nut, 12 X 1.5 X 85mm
Price: $7.95

High Grade 12 X 1.5 X 85mm Bolt and Nut for completing your Shock Absorber Installation.
Torsion Bar Caps (Covers), No Hole, CHROME, Pair
Torsion Bar Caps (Covers), No Hole, CHROME, Pair
Price: $15.95

High visibility items should look good! These Chrome Torsion Bar Covers do that! These ones are solid to not provide a through hole for longer torson bars. These ONLY work on SHORT Torsion Bars.
Torsion Bar Caps (Covers), Through Hole, CHROME, Pair
Torsion Bar Caps (Covers), Through Hole, CHROME, Pair
Price: $24.95

High visibility items should look good! These Chrome Torsion Bar Covers do that! These ones have the hole in them for the Medium and Long Torsion bars to pass through.
930 IRS Axle Circlip, Each
930 IRS Axle Circlip, Each
Price: $5.95

This clip keeps the CV Joint from sliding off the axle, or the axle pulling out of the CV. If the axle length is correct it can't happen, but if it's too short it can! Ideally the axle floats and never hits it's stops (The CV Flanges, or pulling out).
Type 1 IRS Torsional Axles, 16 1/4", Pair
Type 1 IRS Torsional Axles, 16 1/4", Pair
Price: $319.95

Torsional Axles are a must when racing or off-roading an IRS Car. The axle "Wraps Up" like a torsion bar, which reduces or eliminates the shock load transmitted to the transaxle. Large serrations allow these axles to "Float" and find their natural center.

You just can't afford to depend on stock parts when the going gets rough and you have some power!

These are standard Type 1 length with a Type 1 Transmission.

Type 1 IRS Torsional Axles, 18 3/4", Pair
Type 1 IRS Torsional Axles, 18 3/4", Pair
Price: $319.95

Torsional Axles are a must when racing or off-roading an IRS Car. The axle "Wraps Up" like a torsion bar, which reduces or eliminates the shock load transmitted to the transaxle. Large serrations allow these axles to "Float" and find their natural center. These are wider than stock for a custom-wide setup.
Type 1 IRS Torsional Axles, 15 5/8", Bus Trans (091 or 002) in Type 1, Pair
Type 1 IRS Torsional Axles, 15 5/8", Bus Trans (091 or 002) in Type 1, Pair
Price: $319.95

Torsional Axles are a must when racing or off-roading an IRS Car. The axle "Wraps Up" like a torsion bar, which reduces or eliminates the shock load transmitted to the transaxle. These are the proper length for using a Type 2 transmission in your type 1, which is needed because the 002 or 091 transmission is bigger and wider!

Large serrations allow these axles to "Float" and find their natural center.

You just can't afford to depend on stock parts when the going gets rough and you have some power!

IRS Torsional Axles, 002/091 in Type 1 w/3x3 Arms, 19 1/4", Pair
IRS Torsional Axles, 002/091 in Type 1 w/3x3 Arms, 19 1/4", Pair
Price: $349.95

Torsional Axles are a must when racing or off-roading an IRS Car. The axle "Wraps Up" like a torsion bar, which eliminates the shock load transmitted to the transaxle. These are the proper length for using a 3X3 Arms in Type 2 transmission in your type 1.

Large serrations allow these axles to "Float" and find their natural center.

You just can't afford to depend on stock parts when the going gets rough and you have some power!

IRS Axle Circlip, Type 1/2/3, Each
IRS Axle Circlip, Type 1/2/3, Each
Price: $10.95

This clip keeps the CV Joint from sliding off the axle, or the axle pulling out of the CV. If the axle length is correct it can't happen, but if it's too short it can! Ideally the axle floats and never hits it's stops (The CV Flanges, or pulling out).
IRS Diagonal Arm (Trailing Arm) Beefing Kit, 6 Pieces
IRS Diagonal Arm (Trailing Arm) Beefing Kit, 6 Pieces
Price: $99.95

This 6 piece kit of gussets is used to trangulate (Strengthen) the stock rear diagonal arms (Trailing arms), which are notorious for being too weak for off roading. Welding is required.
IRS Triple Shock Mount Kit
IRS Triple Shock Mount Kit
Price: $49.95

With this kit you can install up to 3 shocks per side on your IRS Rear Suspension! Works great with our IRS Beefing Kit. You will have to fabricate the upper shock mount, but this kit will take care of the lower! Requires welding to install.
HD Spring Plates, IRS, Short (21 3/4" Torsion Bar)
HD Spring Plates, IRS, Short (21 3/4" Torsion Bar)
Price: $159.95

These HD Spring Plates are a full .250" Thick to withstand the abuse of off road, you'd really have to be full-pucker to bend these! Don't accept cheap substitutes when choosing your off-road equipment!
HD Spring Plates, IRS, Intermediate (24 11/16" Torsion Bar)
HD Spring Plates, IRS, Intermediate (24 11/16" Torsion Bar)
Price: $239.95

These HD Spring Plates are a full .250" Thick to withstand the abuse of off road, you'd really have to be full-pucker to bend these! Don't accept cheap substitutes when choosing your off-road equipment!
HD Spring Plates, IRS, Long (26 9/16" Torsion Bar)
HD Spring Plates, IRS, Long (26 9/16" Torsion Bar)
Price: $249.95

These HD Spring Plates are a full .250" Thick to withstand the abuse of off road, you'd really have to be full-pucker to bend these! Don't accept cheap substitutes when choosing your off-road equipment!
Urethane Spring Plate Grommet, Soft, 1 3/4" ID Knobby, Pair
Urethane Spring Plate Grommet, Soft, 1 3/4" ID Knobby, Pair
Price: $14.95

Urethane is perfect for this application! It wears better than metal, yet does not distort like soft stock rubber ones do! We do strongly recommend trial fitting these to your spring plates PRIOR TO INSTALLATION. Minor radiusing/fitting is recommended.

APPLICATIONS:

Type 1 1961-68 Outside

Urethane Spring Plate Grommet, Soft, 1 7/8" ID Knobby, Pair
Urethane Spring Plate Grommet, Soft, 1 7/8" ID Knobby, Pair
Price: $14.95

Urethane is perfect for this application! It wears better than metal, yet does not distort like soft stock rubber ones do! We do strongly recommend trial fitting these to your spring plates PRIOR TO INSTALLATION. Minor radiusing/fitting is recommended.

APPLICATIONS:

Type 1 1950-60 Outside

Type 1 1961-68 Inside

Type 1 1969-79 Inside

Type 3 1965-74 Inside

Type 3 1965-68 Outside

Urethane Spring Plate Grommet, SOFT, 1 3/4" ID Knobby, Pair
Urethane Spring Plate Grommet, SOFT, 1 3/4" ID Knobby, Pair
Price: $16.95

Urethane is perfect for this application! It wears better than metal, yet does not distort like soft stock rubber ones do! We do strongly recommend trial fitting these to your spring plates PRIOR TO INSTALLATION. Minor radiusing/fitting is recommended.

APPLICATIONS:

Type 1 1961-68 Outside

These are softer than regular urethane, and stiffer than stock rubber, for a nice compromise.

Urethane Spring Plate Grommet, SOFT, 1 7/8" ID Knobby, Pair
Urethane Spring Plate Grommet, SOFT, 1 7/8" ID Knobby, Pair
Price: $16.95

Urethane is perfect for this application! It wears better than metal, yet does not distort like soft stock rubber ones do! We do strongly recommend trial fitting these to your spring plates PRIOR TO INSTALLATION. Minor radiusing/fitting is recommended.

APPLICATIONS:

These are softer than regular urethane, and stiffer than stock rubber, for a nice compromise.

Urethane Spring Plate Grommet, SOFT, Small 1 7/8" ID Knobby, Pair
Urethane Spring Plate Grommet, SOFT, Small 1 7/8" ID Knobby, Pair
Price: $16.95

Urethane is perfect for this application! It wears better than metal, yet does not distort like soft stock rubber ones do! We do strongly recommend trial fitting these to your spring plates PRIOR TO INSTALLATION. Minor radiusing/fitting is recommended.

APPLICATIONS:

These are softer than regular urethane, and stiffer than stock rubber, for a nice compromise.

Rear Torsion Bar Adjuster, Stock Torsion Housings
Rear Torsion Bar Adjuster, Stock Torsion Housings
Price: $419.95

This "Quick Adjuster" is designed to be welded into the stock Rear Torsion Bar Securing Section. After installation, you can adjust the left and right torsion bars SEPARATEY and quickly, without tire clearance issues or heavier "adjustable" spring plates.
Rear Torsion Bar Adjuster, Fabricated Torsion Housings
Rear Torsion Bar Adjuster, Fabricated Torsion Housings
Price: $419.95

This "Quick Adjuster" is designed to be welded into the Fabbricated Rear Torsion Bar Securing Section. After installation, adjust the left and right torsion bars SEPARATEY and quickly, without tire clearance issues or heavier "adjustable" spring plates.
40 Tooth Spline, Rear Torsion Section
40 Tooth Spline, Rear Torsion Section
Price: $54.95

If you are fabricating a new Rear Torsion Housing, or repairing one that is stripped out, you need this to weld into the housing.
36mm Axle Nut Removal/Installation Tool
36mm Axle Nut Removal/Installation Tool
Price: $15.95

These "Bang" type axle nut removal/installation tools are NOT the preferred method to remove/install the axle nut since they hammer the rear wheel bearing, but they work good enough in the field to get you home!
46mm Axle Nut Removal/Installation Tool
46mm Axle Nut Removal/Installation Tool
Price: $15.95

These "Bang" type axle nut removal/installation tools are NOT the preferred method to remove/install the axle nut since they hammer the rear wheel bearing, but they work good enough in the field to get you home!
36mm Socket for Gland Nut and Axle Nut
36mm Socket for Gland Nut and Axle Nut, 5770/7037
Price: $9.95

This 1/2" drive 36mm Socket can be used to remove Type 1&3 gland nuts and axle nuts. High Quality tool for repeated use.
Axle & Gland Nut Leverage Tool (Buddy Bar)
Axle & Gland Nut Leverage Tool (Buddy Bar)
Price: $39.95

This tool is used to hold 200 and 180mm flywheels AND 4 or 5 lug brake drums from turning when tightening/loosening. Doesn't risk case breakage (the case ears) like a standard flywheel lock. This is a great tool to have around the garage for the do-it-yourselfer. This tool eliminates the need for an assistant when tightening or loosening rear axle nuts, or the flywheel gland nut. This tool is strong enough to withstand over 2x the recommended torque spec. Bolt pattern fits both 180 and 200mm flywheels, AND both 4 lug and 5 lug brake drums! Also fits 5 x 130mm Small-5 Bus & Vanagon Brake Drums!
12 Point CV Joint Allen Socket, 3/8" Drive, 7057
12 Point CV Joint Allen Socket, 3/8" Drive, 7057
Price: $6.95

12 Point CV Joint Allen Socket, 3/8" Drive, 7057 is WAY easier to use than bent allen keys! 12 pt design really grips without stripping! We recommend cleaning out the CV Bolt head, then TAP THIS IN with a hammer. Then you can connect the ratchet and extension. Super-Tight bolts can be aided by grabbing the OD of the bolt with 10" Vice-Grips, and turn the Vice-Grips AND ratchet AT THE SAME TIME to crack it loose. Never fails!
6 Point CV Joint Allen Socket, 3/8" Drive, 7057-11
6 Point CV Joint Allen Socket, 3/8" Drive, 7057-11
Price: $6.95

6 Point CV Joint Allen Socket, 3/8" Drive, 7057-11 is WAY easier to use than bent allen keys! 6 pt is standard Allen design! We recommend cleaning out the CV Bolt head, then TAP THIS IN with a hammer. Then you can connect the ratchet and extension. Super-Tight bolts can be aided by grabbing the OD of the bolt with 10" Vice-Grips, and turn the Vice-Grips AND ratchet AT THE SAME TIME to crack it loose. Never fails!
   
 
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