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Volkswagen Beetle Suspension Parts, Front: 1948-65


Boots
Description Price Buy!
Swing Axle Boot with Hardware
Split boot allows installation without pulling transmission.

VW Beetle 46-58
VW Karmann Ghia 56-68
VW Bus 50-67
VW Type 3 62-68

not for 1968 autostick transmission cars.

VW Beetle
Part #: 111-598-021A
$20.95
Volkswagen Axle Boot with Hardware Kit, Swing Axle
Single boot for either side.

For VW Beetle 50-68
VW Bus 50-67
VW Karmann Ghia 56-68
VW Type 3 62-68
VW WEstfalia Camper 55-67

VW Beetle
Part #: 111-021A
$15.95


Seals
Description Price Buy!
Front Trailing Arm Grease Seals
Set of 4.

VW Beetle 48-65
VW Karmann Ghia 56-65

VW Beetle
Part #: 111-129
$12.95


Hardware
Description Price Buy!
Front Axle Thrust Washer

VW Beetle 1950-65
VW Karmann Ghia 1956-65
VW Bus 64-79
VW Vanagon 80-91

VW Beetle
Part #: 111-405-661
$2.89
Grease Cap for Front Wheel
Left (Driver) Side
Speedo Cable Hole

VW Beetle 49-65
VW Karmann Ghia 56-65
VW Type 3 62-65

VW Beetle
Part #: 111-405-691
$8.95
Grease Cap for Front Wheel
Right (Passenger) Side

VW Beetle 49-65
VW Karmann Ghia 56-65
VW Type 3 62-65

VW Beetle
Part #: 111-405-692
$8.95
Hex Nut for Front Wheel Bearing
Left (Driver) Side

VW Beetle 46-65
VW Karmann Ghia 56-65
VW Type 3 62-65

Note: One unit. Two required per side.

VW Beetle
Part #: 111-405-671
$3.95
Hex Nut for Front Wheel Bearing
Right (Passenger) Side

VW Beetle 46-65
VW Karmann Ghia 56-65
VW Type 3 62-65

Note: One unit. Two are required per side.

Also: Steering Wheel Nut

VW Beetle and VW Super Beetle 60-mid74
VW Karmann Ghia 60-mid74
VW Type 3 62-73
VW Bus 68-mid 74  Up to vin# 214 2164059

VW Beetle
Part #: 111-405-672
$1.79
Lock Plate for Front Axle Nut
For Either Side

VW Beetle 50-65
VW Bus 64-67
VW Karmann Ghia 56-65

VW Beetle
Part #: 111-405-681
$1.50
Mounting Bolt
For Shock Absorber or Front Axle Beam

Shock:
VW Beetle 10/52-4/59 Rear Upper and Lower
VW Bus 50-67 Rear Lower and 63-67 Front Upper
VW Karmann Ghia 56-5/59 Upper and Lower

Axle Beam
VW Standard Beetle 50-77
VW Karmann Ghia 56-74
VW Thing 73-74

VW Beetle
Part #: N101901
$3.95
Nut for Torsion Arm Grub Screw

VW Beetle 46-77
VW Karmann Ghia 56-74
VW Bus 50-79
VW Type 3 62-73
VW Thing 73-74

VW Beetle
Part #: 111-411-155
$2.95
Torsion Trailing Arm Grub Screw
Order nut separately

VW Beetle 46-77
VW Karmann Ghia 56-74
VW Bus 50-79
VW Type 3 62-73
VW Thing 73-74

VW Beetle
Part #: 111-411-151
$2.95
Rear axle nut cotter pin.
All 46mm rear axle nuts.

1954-79 VW Beetle & VW Super Beetle
1954-74 VW Karmann Ghia
1954-79 VW Bus
1962-73 VW Type 3
1973-74 VW Thing

VW Beetle
Part #: N125481
$0.65
Rear Axle Nut.

VW Beetle 49-66
VW Karmann Ghia 56-66
VW Bus 50-63
VW WEstfalia Camper 55-63

VW Beetle
Part #: 111-501-221
$11.95
Steering Arm Lock Plate
Holds Bolt on Steering Arm

VW Beetle 46-77
VW Karmann Ghia 56-74
VW Type 3 63-73

VW Beetle
Part #: 111-415-385
$1.95
Steering box lock plate. One
Secures steering box mounting stud to axle beam clamp
2 required per car.

VW Beetle (Standards) 1950-77

VW Beetle
Part #: 111-415-159
$1.95
Front axle mounting bolt.
Also Shock absorber mounting bolt.

Front Axle Beam Mounting Bolt for following:
VW Standard Beetle 1946-1977
VW Karmann Ghia 1956-1974
VW Thing 1973-1974

Shock Absorber Mounting Bolt for following:
VW Beetle 10/52-5/59 (upper and lower)
VW Karmann Ghia 1956-5/59 (upper and lower)
VW Bus 1950-1967 (lower only)

VW Beetle
Part #: 111-513-475A
$3.95
Shock absorber mounting bolt for following:
Upper front for       VW Beetle 1963-65 and VW Karmann Ghia 1963-65
Upper rear for        VW Bus 1955-67
VW Beetle
Part #: 111-413-403A
$18.95


Rubber Parts
Description Price Buy!
Front suspension stops, pair.

VW Beetle 1954-65
VW Karmann Ghia 1956-65
VW Bus 1955-63

Install between the trailing arms, on the posts of the front beam.
Keep suspension from bottoming out.

VW Beetle
Part #: 111-401-273
$8.95


Bearings
Description Price Buy!
Inner Rear Wheel Bearing Spacer for Swing Axle Suspension

VW Beetle 1950-1968
VW Karmann Ghia 1956-68
VW Bus 1950-63     up to chassis 1144281

VW Beetle
Part #: 111-501-281A
$10.95
Outer Rear Wheel Bearing Spacer for Swing Axle Suspension

VW Beetle 1950-1968
VW Karmann Ghia 1956-68
VW Bus 1950-63      up to chassis 1144281

VW Beetle
Part #: 111-501-303A
$14.95


Damping Pads
Description Price Buy!
Shock Pads, Body to Front Axle, Pair

VW Beetle (Standards) 50-77
VW Karmann Ghia 56-74
VW Thing 73-74

Install between the body and the front axle beam to prevent vibration

VW Beetle
Part #: 111-123A
$6.95
Vibration Damping Pads
Between Torsion Housing and Body
Set of 4, 17mm

VW Beetle and VW Super Beetle 1956-79
VW Karmann Ghia 56-74
VW Type 3 all
VW Thing 1973-74

These pads sit between the body and chassis and help absorb road vibration

VW Beetle
Part #: 113-115
$10.95


General
Description Price Buy!
Front Anti-sway Bar Mounting Kit.

VW Beetle 57-65

VW Beetle
Part #: 111-100-BUG
$17.95
King Pin Set

VW Beetle 46-65
VW Karmann Ghia 56-65

VW Beetle
Part #: 111-498-021
$44.95
Link Pin Set

VW Beetle 46-65
VW Karmann Ghia 56-65

VW Beetle
Part #: 111-498-051A
$74.95
12 point hex socket tool
for cv joint removal/install
8mm, 3/8" drive

All VWs

Note: an occasional cv is 6 point.

VW Beetle
Part #: 5796
$6.95




Important Information
These early Beetles had the link style suspension. The link system preceded the ball joint suspension that was introduced in 1966.

 
Classic Volkswagen Beetle parts for the following years: 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978 and 1979
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