Volkswagen Beetle Steering and Suspension Parts

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General

General

Empi Steering Box

Manufactured in Brazil in an ISO 9001 Certified Facility Using All New Components. These Steering Boxes Have Been Installed, Tested and Proven on EMPI's Fleet of Type 1 and Type 3 VW's All Units are Filled with the Proper Amount and Grade of Grease.

Type 1 50-77 Exc. Super Beetle
Ghia 56-74
Type 3 62-73 T
Thing ( Type 181 ) 73-74
VW Beetle
$359.95
Part #: 98-4156-B
Front Anti-sway Bar Mounting Kit.


VW Beetle 57-65

VW Beetle
$17.95
Part #: 111-100-BUG
Front Sway Bar Mounting Kit
Complete Set


VW Beetle (Standards) 66-77
VW Karmann Ghia 66-74
VW Thing 73-74

VW Beetle
$23.95
Part #: 111-101A
King Pin Rebuilding Kit, Made in Germany


1946-1965 VW Beetle
1956-1965 VW Karmann Ghia

 

VW Beetle
$64.95
Part #: 111-498-021GR
Link Pin Rebuilding Kit, Made in Brazil


1946-1965 VW Beetle
1956-1965 VW Karmann Ghia

VW Beetle
$59.95
Part #: 111-498-051ABR
Link Pin Rebuilding Kit, Made in Germany


1946-1965 VW Beetle
1956-1965 VW Karmann Ghia

 

VW Beetle
$87.95
Part #: 111-498-051AGR
Rear Suspension Link and Bushing

68-79 Bug
67-87 Ghia
VW Beetle
$168.99
Part #: 113-501-833
Steering Damper (Brazilian).


1971-74 Super Beetle

VW Beetle
$29.95
Part #: 113-425-021J
Steering Damper.


VW Beetle (Standard) 60-77
VW Karmann Ghia 60-74
VW Thing 73-74, Cofap Brazil

VW Beetle
$38.95
Part #: 113-425-021
Steering Shaft to Box Rubber Coupling


1950-78 Beetle
1956-74 Ghia
1962-73 Type 3/Thing
1980-91 Vanagon

VW Beetle
$7.95
Part #: 251-419-417B
Steering Shaft with U-Joints


1971-1974 Super Beetle

 

VW Beetle
$72.95
Part #: 113-415-951B
Steering shaft with U-Joints


1975-1979 Super Beetle

VW Beetle
$87.95
Part #: 133-419-951
Tie Rod End Boots
Set of 4


VW Beetle and VW Super Beetle 66-79
VW Karmann Ghia 66-74
VW Bus 66-79
VW Vanagon 80-92
VW Type 3 62-74
VW Thing 73-74

VW Beetle
$21.95
Part #: 131-835B
Torsion Arm Seals. OEM German.
Set of 4.


VW Beetle (Standards) 66-77
VW Karmann Ghia 66-74
VW Thing 1973-74

VW Beetle
$59.95
Part #: 131-129
REAR Z-BAR ANTI ROLL BAR SUPPORT LINK ROD - LEFT SIDE -

BEETLE 68-77 WITH SWINGAXLE TRANSMISSION
67-74 GHIA
VW Beetle
$29.99
Part #: 113-501-819A
REAR Z-BAR ANTI ROLL BAR SUPPORT LINK ROD - RIGHT SIDE-

BEETLE 68-77 WITH SWINGAXLE TRANSMISSION
67-74 GHIA
VW Beetle
$29.99
Part #: 113-501-820A


Bushings

Bushings

Bushing, Sway Bar, Outer, Sold Individually

1974-1979 Super Beetle

 

VW Beetle
$5.95
Part #: 133-411-315
Bushings on Lower Control Arm, Pair


VW Super Beetle 71-79

This bushing secures the lower control arm to the chassis on one side
and to driver (left) side strut assembly on the other.
The brass bushing presses into the control arm, diminshing friction
for the bolt that passes through it and minimizing vibration.

VW Beetle
$19.95
Part #: 133-309
Idler Arm Steering Damper Bushings PAIR
OEM German


VW Beetle and VW Super Beetle 60-79
VW Karmann Ghia 56-74
VW Bus 55-79
VW Type 3 62-73

This is a stabilizer bushing. It is pressed into the right (passenger) side tie rod
where the stud on the steering stabilizer passes through. It helps to minimize
vibration in the front end by cushioning the contact point between the two metal
surfaces and absorbing some of the shock from uneven road conditions.

VW Beetle
$9.95
Part #: 113-425-117
Sway Bar, Inner, Sold Individually

1971-1979 Super Beetle Bushing

 

VW Beetle
$4.49
Part #: 113-411-313A
Urethane control arm bushing kit. 15 piece set.


VW Super Beetle 1971-73 up to chassis #1_3 3003655

VW Beetle
$41.95
Part #: 16-5107
Urethane control arm bushing kit.


VW Super Beetle 1973-79 from chassis #1_3 3003656 on

VW Beetle
$41.95
Part #: 16-5108
Lower Mount Bushings for Front Shock. PAIR


VW Beetle (Standards) 66-77
VW Karmann Ghia 66-74
VW Thing 73-74

VW Beetle
$5.95
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Part #: 111-381A


Hardware

Hardware

CHASSIS INSPECTION COVER

1965-77 STD Beelte
1965-77 Ghia
1965-77 Thing
VW Beetle
$14.49
Part #: 131-701-565
Steering Coupler Locking Plate
Holds Bolt Steering Flange to Box


VW Beetle (Standards) 50-77

VW Beetle
$1.95
Part #: 111-415-425


Axle Beam

Axle Beam

Front Axle Beam. Equal to Original German Quality.
Standard Style With Bearings


VW Beetle (Standard) 66-78

VW Beetle
$429.99
Part #: 113-401-021D


Ball Joint Spindles

Ball Joint Spindles

2 1/2 Drop spindles For use with LUG PATTERN 4/130 & 5/130 Disc Brakes.

EMPI drop spindles are brand new units, not re-manufactured old cores! CNC machined to exact tolerances. These forged drop spindles feature 1/4" outwards offset. Clearance is usually not an issue. Made only for the 4-lug VW (4/130) and 5-Lug Porshe (5/130) disc brake applications. These spindles are the first step to a brake system upgrade while giving you the built-in ability to lower your car an automatic 2 1/2" just by bolting them on. Ball joint spindles require 69-on style tie rod ends. Uses original steering geometry so the ride and handling of the car is not negatively effected.

VW Beetle
$149.95
Part #: 22-2951
2 1/2" Drop Spindle Ball Joints Pair
Drum Brake Use


VW Beetle (Standards) 1966-77
VW Karmann Ghia 1966-74


EMPI drop spindles are brand new units, not re-manufactured old cores! CNC machined to exact tolerances. These forged drop spindles feature 1/4" outwards offset. Clearance is usually not an issue. These spindles are the first step to a brake system upgrade while giving you the built-in ability to lower your car an automatic 2 1/2" just by bolting them on. Ball joint spindles require 69-on style outer tie rod ends. Uses original steering geometry so the ride and handling of the car is not negatively effected.

VW Beetle
$149.95
Part #: 22-2859
VW Stock Ball Joint Spindles. New, Pair. A welcome addition when rebuilding your ball joint front end with disc brakes.These all new forged spindles are precision ground and accept 68-on bearings and seals. The left side is drilled for the speedo cable.

These spindles will work with pre 1973 Karmann Ghia rotors and calipers.
These spindles will NOT work with Beetle drum brakes These spindles will NOT work with disc brake conversion kits!
VW Beetle
$149.95
Part #: 22-2952


Steering Rack

Steering Rack

Steering Rack Boot


1975-1979 VW Super Beetle

VW Beetle
$24.95
Part #: 823-419-831


Sway Bars

Sway Bars

Front Swaybar for ball-joint suspension 

1966-78 VW Standard Beetle
1966-1974 Karmann Ghia

 

VW Beetle
$39.99
Part #: 131-411-309


Steering Column Parts

Steering Column Parts

Ghia Steering Gearbox Plug

1961-79 Beetle
1961-74 Ghia
 
VW Beetle
$1.49
Part #: 311-415-133


Instructions

Instructions

Illustrated Step by Step Instructions on Steering Wheel:
Removing and Installing: Horn Button, Steering Wheel,
Steering Column and Tube

Useful for all air cooled VW

VW Beetle
$7.95
Part #: INSTR-STEERW


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Important Information
Ball joint suspension was introduced in 1966. Prior front suspension was the linkage and king pin type.

The McPherson strut type suspension was introduced in 1971. McPherson Strut parts for Super Beetles are listed in a separate section.

 


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