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VW Parts Catalog > Drag Racing > Suspension
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Steel Front Transmission Mount, 2 Bolt
Steel Front Transmission Mount, 2 Bolt
Price: $9.95

Designed to add the safety feature of a solid mount by replacing the stock rubber front transmission mount, which eliminates flex or broken mounts that occur during the abuse of off-road or drag racing. Kit include all hardware. more info
Urethane Front Transmission Mount, 1961-72 Type 1
Urethane Front Transmission Mount, 1961-72 Type 1
Price: $15.95

Urethane is a perfect material for this part! The stock rubber mounts are flexy and fragile. Flexy is bad because dual carbs hit the body, knocking the intakes loose (mysterious intake leaks). Fragile is worse! These will not break or flex! more info
Late 3-Bolt Nosecone to 2-Bolt Chassis Mount, Urethane
Late 3-Bolt Nosecone to 2-Bolt Chassis Mount, Urethane
Price: $19.95

This part upgrades your front trans mount from rubber to bulletproof Urethane, AND converts the weak 2-bolt nosecone to the stronger 3-bolt nosecone! Not long ago you couldn't do this at all without welding, now it's easy! more info
Urethane Transmission Mounts, 1961-72 Type 1, Set of 3
Urethane Transmission Mounts, 1961-72 Type 1, Set of 3
Price: $24.95

Urethane is a perfect material for this part! The stock rubber mounts are flexy and fragile. Flexy is bad because dual carbs hit the body, knocking the intakes loose (mysterious intake leaks). Fragile is worse! These will not break or flex! more info
VW Beetle Performance Handbook, by Keith Seume, 0-7603-0469-6
VW Beetle Performance Handbook, by Keith Seume (ISBN 0-7603-0469-6)
Price: $29.95

VW Beetle Performance Handbook, by Keith Seume, 0-7603-0469-6 is An outstanding step-by-step guide to upgrading your engine, transmission, suspension, and brakes. Three "categories"; Mild Street, Fast Road, and All-Out Street, and covers everything! Keith Seume has been editor of VolksWorld magazine, and is now editor of Ultra VW. Keith's previous books include VW Beetle Custom Handbook, VW Beetle Performance Handbook, VW Beetle Interchange Manual and VW Beetle Coupes & Cabriolets. more info
How to Modify Volkswagen Beetle Chassis, Suspension, & Brakes for High Performance, by James Hale, 1-903706-99-8
How to Modify Volkswagen Beetle Chassis, Suspension, & Brakes for High Performance, by James Hale, 1-903706-99-8
Price: $39.95

How to Modify Volkswagen Beetle Chassis, Suspension, & Brakes for High Performance, by James Hale, 1-903706-99-8 is a GREAT BOOK! Doesn't cover any engine stuff, but is fantastic for brakes and suspension work, even though all the pics are in B & W. more info
Koni Adjustable FRONT Shock Absorber, Link Pin Type 1 and 2, AND  1961-68 Type 3, EACH, 80-1349
Koni Adjustable FRONT Shock Absorber, Link Pin Type 1 and 2, AND 1961-68 Type 3, EACH, 80-1349
Price: $119.95

Koni Adjustable FRONT Shock Absorber, Link Pin Type 1 and 2, AND  1961-68 Type 3, EACH, 80-1349 are a fully adjustable oil shock, so you can set the damping for your car and your ride preference! These are the finest shocks available for street or race! more info
Koni Adjustable REAR Shock Absorber, Swing Axle Type 1, 2, and 3, EACH, 80-1350
Koni Adjustable REAR Shock Absorber, Swing Axle Type 1, 2, and 3, EACH, 80-1350
Price: $119.95

Koni Adjustable REAR Shock Absorber, Swing Axle Type 1, 2, and 3, EACH, 80-1350 are a fully adjustable oil shock, so you can set the damping for your car and your ride preference! These are the finest shocks available for your street or race car! more info
Koni Adjustable FRONT Shock Absorber, Ball Joint Standard Beetle and Karmann Ghia, EACH, 80-1787
Koni Adjustable FRONT Shock Absorber, Ball Joint Standard Beetle and Karmann Ghia, EACH, 80-1787
Price: $119.95

Koni Adjustable FRONT Shock Absorber, Ball Joint Standard Beetle and Karmann Ghia, EACH, 80-1787 are a fully adjustable oil shock, so you can set the damping for your car and your ride preference! These are the finest shocks available for street or race! more info
Koni Adjustable REAR Shock Absorber, IRS Beetle, Super Beetle, THING, and Type 3, EACH, 80-2149
Koni Adjustable REAR Shock Absorber, IRS Beetle, Super Beetle, THING, and Type 3, EACH, 80-2149
Price: $119.95

Koni Adjustable REAR Shock Absorber, IRS Beetle, Super Beetle, THING, and Type 3, EACH, 80-2149 are a fully adjustable oil shock, so you can set the damping for your car and your ride preference! These are the finest shocks available for your street or race car! more info
Eyeball Engineering Mid-Mount (Intermediate Mount), TIG Welded Chromoly Steel, 1961+ Bug, Super Beetle, and Ghia
Eyeball Engineering Mid-Mount (Intermediate Mount), TIG Welded Chromoly Steel, 1961+ Bug, Super Beetle, and Ghia
Price: $149.95

Eyeball Engineering Mid-Mount (Intermediate Mount), TIG Welded Chromoly Steel, 1961+ Bug, Super Beetle, and Ghia is designed to take the vertical load off of the puny stock front transmission mount, nosecone, and mount on the chassis. Burly mount instead!

This unit does require welding, a pocket mig is all that's needed! You bolt this to the front of your transmission, mark where the kit's "Ears" are located, then clean that area up and grind to clean metal. Weld it in place (both sides of the ears), and you are done!

Kit includes all necessary hardware for installation. Made in USA too!

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RLR 1" Transmission Raise Kit, Swing Axle Transmissions, 75-900-1TRK
RLR 1" Transmission Raise Kit, Swing Axle Transmissions, 75-900-1TRK
Price: $194.95

RLR 1" Transmission Raise Kit, Swing Axle Transmissions, 75-900-1TRK, raises the engine & transmission, which lowers the body of your car and maintaining proper rear wheel alignment! This is MUST for FAST cars with swing axles! RLR is Ron Lummus's shop, and he's a fabrication master specializing in our beloved VWs, the quality of this kit is tops! The mid mount is a weld-in design, it is NOT bolt in! more info
Rear Truss Bar (Torque Bar, Kafer Cup Brace), 1961 and Newer Beetle, Super Beetle, and Ghia (DOES NOT FIT THING)
Rear Truss Bar (Torque Bar, Kafer Cup Brace), 1961 and Newer Beetle, Super Beetle, and Ghia (DOES NOT FIT THING)
Price: $199.95

Rear Truss Bar (Torque Bar, Kafer Cup Brace), 1961 and Newer Beetle, Super Beetle, and Ghia (DOES NOT FIT THING) triangulates the shock towers to the end of the frame horns, preventing the transmission and engine from moving during hard acceleration, which prevents dreaded parts-breaking WHEEL HOP! 95% of the $350 KCB bars for less than half the cost! A great deal for the price! more info
Fast Fab Truss Bar (Torque Bar), 1" TIG Welded Chromoly Steel- Bug, Superbeetle, and Ghia
Fast Fab Truss Bar (Torque Bar), 1" TIG Welded Chromoly Steel- Bug, Superbeetle, and Ghia, 5400-00022
Price: $234.95

Fast Fab Truss Bar (Torque Bar), 1" TIG Welded Chromoly Steel- Bug, Superbeetle, and Ghia is engineered to limit flex in the chassis under load. By connecting the shock towers & frame horns together you transfer more power to the ground normally lost in wheel hop. Fits 1961 and Later Beetles, Super Beetles, and Ghias, both Swing Axle and IRS Rear Suspensions.

This is a 100% complete BOLT IN kit, with no welding required!

Kit includes all necessary hardware for installation. Made in USA too!

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Kafer Cup Brace (Truss Bar, Torque Bar), Chromoly Steel, 1961+ Bug, Superbeetle, and Ghia
Kafer Cup Brace (Truss Bar, Torque Bar), Chromoly Steel, 1961+ Bug, Superbeetle, and Ghia
Price: $299.95
Item has been discontinued by Manufacturer, sorry!
Item has been discontinued by Manufacturer, sorry!

Kafer Cup Brace (Truss Bar, Torque Bar), Chromoly Steel, 1961+ Bug, Superbeetle, and Ghia is engineered to limit flex in the chassis under load. By connecting the shock towers & frame horns together you transfer more power to the ground normally lost in wheel hop. This kit requires MIG or TIG welding of the braces. Fits 1961 and Later Beetles, Super Beetles, and Ghias, both Swing Axle and IRS Rear Suspensions.

Kit includes all necessary hardware for installation. Made in Germany!

WARNING: This product does NOT fit Type 181s (Things), and also does not clear the longer auto-stick starters (SR-17).

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RLR Single Adjustable 90/10 Front Shocks, Ball Joint Type 1 (1966+ Models), PAIR
RLR Single Adjustable 90/10 Front Shocks, Ball Joint Type 1 (1966+ Models), PAIR
Price: $524.95

RLR Single Adjustable 90/10 Front Shocks, Ball Joint Type 1 (1966+ Models), PAIR allow the front end to move UP easily on the launch for weight transfer to the rear wheels, but settle back down slow enough to keep the weight there until the top end! more info
RLR Single Adjustable 90/10 Front Shocks, Link Pin Type 1 (1965 and Earlier Models), PAIR
RLR Single Adjustable 90/10 Front Shocks, Link Pin Type 1 (1965 and Earlier Models), PAIR
Price: $524.95

RLR Single Adjustable 90/10 Front Shocks, Link Pin Type 1 (1965 and Earlier Models), PAIR allow the front end to move UP easily on the launch for weight transfer to the rear wheels, but settle back down slow enough to keep the weight there until the top end! more info
RLR Single Adjustable 50/50 Rear Shocks, PAIR
RLR Single Adjustable 50/50 Rear Shocks, PAIR
Price: $524.95

RLR Single Adjustable 50/50 Rear Shocks, PAIR are THE most overlooked component on a pan-based drag car! With these you will dramatically lower your 60' times, and be more consistent too! A simple twist of the dial and you'll compensate for the new track! No more bouncing off the snubbers! No more peg-legging down the track! No more massive changes in air pressure to try to get the results you need! more info
RLR Double Adjustable 50/50 Rear Shocks, PAIR
RLR Double Adjustable 50/50 Rear Shocks, PAIR
Price: $594.95

RLR Double Adjustable 50/50 Rear Shocks, PAIR are THE most overlooked component on a pan-based drag car! With these you will dramatically lower your 60' times, and be more consistent too! A simple twist of the dial and you'll compensate for the new track! No more bouncing off the snubbers! No more peg-legging down the track! No more massive changes in air pressure to try to get the results you need! more info
   
 
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