Volkswagen Beetle Suspension Parts, Front: 1948-65

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Seals

Seals

Front Trailing Arm Grease Seals
Set of 4.

VW Beetle 48-65
VW Karmann Ghia 56-65

VW Beetle
$12.95
Part #: 111-129


Hardware

Hardware

Front Axle Thrust Washer

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

VW Beetle
$2.89
Part #: 111-405-661
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
$8.95
Part #: 111-405-691
Grease Cap for Front Wheel
Right (Passenger) Side

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

VW Beetle
$8.95
Part #: 111-405-692
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
$3.95
Part #: 111-405-671
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
$1.79
Part #: 111-405-672
Lock Plate for Front Axle Nut
For Either Side

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

VW Beetle
$1.50
Part #: 111-405-681
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
$3.95
Part #: N101901
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
$2.95
Part #: 111-411-155
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
$2.95
Part #: 111-411-151
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
$0.65
Part #: N125481
Rear Axle Nut.

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

VW Beetle
$11.95
Part #: 111-501-221
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
$1.95
Part #: 111-415-385
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
$1.95
Part #: 111-415-159
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
$18.95
Part #: 111-413-403A


Rubber Parts

Rubber Parts

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
$8.95
Part #: 111-401-273


Bearings

Bearings

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
$10.95
Part #: 111-501-281A
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
$14.95
Part #: 111-501-303A


Damping Pads

Damping Pads

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
$6.95
Part #: 111-123A
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
$10.95
Part #: 113-115


Swing Axle Boots

Swing Axle Boots

EMPI Swing Axle Boot Kit
Both Boots with Hardware

VW Beetle 1954-68
VW Karmann Ghia 1954-68
VW Bus 1955-67
VW Type 3 1962-68

Will fit all swing axle VW. A deluxe kit with stainless hose clamps, bolts, inserts and nuts.Swing axle boots slip over the lip of the transaxle side cover and clamp down on the axle tube, allowing the proper range of motion in the rear end while still containing all the gear oil in the axle tube.
 

VW Beetle
$18.95
Part #: 9984
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
$20.95
Part #: 111-598-021A
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
$8.95
Part #: 111-021A


General

General

Front Anti-sway Bar Mounting Kit.

VW Beetle 57-65

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

VW Beetle 46-65
VW Karmann Ghia 56-65

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

VW Beetle 46-65
VW Karmann Ghia 56-65

VW Beetle
$74.95
Part #: 111-498-051A
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
$6.95
Part #: 5796


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

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