Build-A-Beam™ Link Pin Front Puma Style Adjustable Axle Beam 2" Narrowed & Lowered Puma-Style Adjustable Link Pin Beam
Build-A-Beam™ Link Pin Front Puma Style Adjustable Axle Beam2" Narrowed & Lowered Puma-Style Adjustable Link Pin Beam

Do you need a complete beam built specifically for your particular vehicle? Whether you'd like all the components to build it yourself, or you'd like us to build it for you, we have you covered! We'll walk you through all the necessary steps and...

This BRAND NEW beam is 2" narrower than a stock beam to help fit a larger selection of aftermarket wheels and disc brakes under your funders with no clearance issues. It features the stock OEM style needle bearings for the absolute best...

$249.95

$269.95

Lowered Puma-Style Adjustable Link Pin Beam, Stock Width Narrowed Tie Rods - Link Pin
Lowered Puma-Style Adjustable Link Pin Beam, Stock WidthNarrowed Tie Rods - Link Pin

This BRAND NEW beam features the stock OEM style needle bearings for the absolute best performance. No squeaky, loose or underperforming bushings to worry about, like beams that are "rebuilt" from stock cores. These are 100% new, so no core...

Our narrowed tie rods will fit our 2" narrowed beams and save you the hassle of trying to cut your old ones down.

$269.95

$49.95

2" Narrowed Link Pin Beam Leaf Pack, Set of 8 Springs Stock Width Link Pin Beam Leaf Pack, Set of 8 Springs
2" Narrowed Link Pin Beam Leaf Pack, Set of 8 SpringsStock Width Link Pin Beam Leaf Pack, Set of 8 Springs
You can cut down your existing old and tired leaf springs to install a narrowed beam. This can be done with a die grinder or chop saw. Don't try it with a hack saw! It's hardneded steel and will just tear up your blade! You'll also need to drill...

Is it time to change your 50+ year old leaf springs? These are brand new leaf pack sets to replace sagging springs and provide more positive suspension response. Link pin beams require (2) leaf spring packs of 8 springs each. Ball joint beams...

$83.95

$69.95

2-1/2" Drop Spindles for Link Pin Type 1 with Drum Brakes 2-1/2" Drop Spindles for Link Pin Type 1 w/ Ghia Style Discs
2-1/2" Drop Spindles for Link Pin Type 1 with Drum Brakes2-1/2" Drop Spindles for Link Pin Type 1 w/ Ghia Style Discs

These drop spindles will drop your Bug or Ghia front end approximately 2-1/2" for that perfect look! Available for drum or disc brakes, link pin front end or ball joint. These are the perfect way to lower your car without sacrificing the ride...

These drop spindles will drop your Bug or Ghia front end approximately 2-1/2" for that perfect look! Available for drum or disc brakes, link pin front end or ball joint. These are the perfect way to lower your car without sacrificing the ride...

$92.95

$84.95

Link Pin Carrier (aka Steering Knuckle), Type 1 to '65, Left Link Pin Carrier (aka Steering Knuckle), Type 1 to '65, Right
Link Pin Carrier (aka Steering Knuckle), Type 1 to '65, LeftLink Pin Carrier (aka Steering Knuckle), Type 1 to '65, Right

This is the carrier that holds the link pin and king pin bushings on the early Type 1 front ends. It does not come with any bushings or zerk fittings installed, so please order those if you need them. Note that bushings require a special reamer...

This is the carrier that holds the link pin and king pin bushings on the early Type 1 front ends. It does not come with any bushings or zerk fittings installed, so please order those if you need them. Note that bushings require a special reamer...

$89.95

$89.95

FEBI German King Pin Rebuild Kit FEBI German Link Pin Kit with Bushings and Shims
FEBI German King Pin Rebuild KitFEBI German Link Pin Kit with Bushings and Shims
Genuine Febi GERMAN rebuild kit for your king pins. Comes complete with king pins and bushings. We do not recommend attempting to install these yourself unless you have the factory reamer to ream the bushings after installed. This is a difficult...

German link pin kit comes complete with new link pins, king pins, o-rings, seal carriers, and all spacers needed to replace your loos and worn king pins and bushings. We've seen people replace these with simple hand tools, but it's a tricky...

$39.95

$92.95

King Pin Rebuild Kit, Brazilian, '65 & Earlier Type 1 Link Pin Rebuild Kit, Brazilian, '65 & Earlier Type 1
King Pin Rebuild Kit, Brazilian, '65 & Earlier Type 1Link Pin Rebuild Kit, Brazilian, '65 & Earlier Type 1

If your pre-'66 front end is getting very loose, wandering, rut-tracking, and tough to drive in the wind, chances are your king pins and link pins and bushings are getting loose and need to be replaced. This quality Brazilian kit contains all the...

If your pre-'66 front end is getting very loose, wandering, rut-tracking, and tough to drive in the wind, chances are your king pins and link pins and bushings are getting loose and need to be replaced. This quality Brazilian kit contains all the...

$30.95

$59.95

EMPI King Pin Rebuild Kit EMPI Link Pin Rebuild Kit
EMPI King Pin Rebuild KitEMPI Link Pin Rebuild Kit

Replacement king pins and bushings for your stock or dropped spindles, Kit contains king pins, bushings, fiber spacer washers, and washer caps.

Replacement link pins and bushings for your stock or dropped spindles, Kit contains link pins, bushings, seal carriers, alignment spacers, and o-rings.

$23.95

$46.95

GERMAN Rebuilt King/Link Pin Type 1 Spindles Steering Damper, Bug, Ghia, Thing All except Super Beetle, Sachs
GERMAN Rebuilt King/Link Pin Type 1 SpindlesSteering Damper, Bug, Ghia, Thing All except Super Beetle, Sachs

Tired of shimmies, shakes, and poor handling in your '65 and earlier bug? Need an easy fix without having to take your spindles to a machine shop to have new link pin bushings and king pin bushings pressed in and reamed? We have the answer! We...

This Sachs Boge steering damper is a direct replacement for your leaky or worn out damper that no longer operates properly. It is common for steering dampers (also known as dampeners) to leak the hydraulic fluid out, causing it to fail. This is the highest quality replacement that we sell.

$299.00

$34.95

Steering Damper, Bug, Ghia, Thing All except Super Beetle, Cofap Steering Damper, Bug, Ghia, Thing All except Super Beetle, EMPI
Steering Damper, Bug, Ghia, Thing All except Super Beetle, CofapSteering Damper, Bug, Ghia, Thing All except Super Beetle, EMPI
This Cofap steering damper is a direct replacement for your leaky or worn out damper that no longer operates properly. It is common for steering dampers (also known as dampeners) to leak the hydraulic fluid out, causing it to fail. This is a good quality replacement, made in Brazil.

Direct replacement EMPI steering damper (aka dampener) for all Type 1 Bug, Ghia, Thing, except Super Beetle.

$29.95

$27.95

3/4" Front Sway Bar for NARROWED/LOWERED Beams, '65 & earlier 3/4" Front PERFORMANCE Sway Bar for LOWERED Beams, '65 & earlier
3/4" Front Sway Bar for NARROWED/LOWERED Beams, '65 & earlier3/4" Front PERFORMANCE Sway Bar for LOWERED Beams, '65 & earlier

Looking for better, more responsive steering and handling? Improved cornering? Better control in the wind? A safer ride? Replace your stock (or missing) sway bar with this HEAVY DUTY front sway bar, and you'll immediately notice the difference....

Looking for better, more responsive steering and handling? Improved cornering? Better control in the wind? A safer ride? Replace your stock (or missing) sway bar with this HEAVY DUTY front sway bar, and you'll immediately notice the difference....

$69.95

$69.95

3/4" Front PERFORMANCE Sway Bar for STOCK Beams, '65 & earlier EZ-Install Front Sway Bar Clamps Kit
3/4" Front PERFORMANCE Sway Bar for STOCK Beams, '65 & earlierEZ-Install Front Sway Bar Clamps Kit

Looking for better, more responsive steering and handling? Improved cornering? Better control in the wind? A safer ride? Replace your stock (or missing) sway bar with this HEAVY DUTY front sway bar, and you'll immediately notice the difference....

These high quality stainless steel sway bar clamps make sway bar installation a snap!  They're much easier and nicer than the stock clamps. Fits Type 1 front sway bars only.

$69.95

$22.95

PREMIUM Left Inner Tie Rod End, Type 1 thru '68 Left Inner Tie Rod End, Type 1 thru '68, EMPI
PREMIUM Left Inner Tie Rod End, Type 1 thru '68Left Inner Tie Rod End, Type 1 thru '68, EMPI

Our Premium Quality ends are the best we can get.  They are German or equivalent tie rod ends that are built to last longer than any other on the market.  If top quality is your goal, choose our Premium tie rod ends.

Is your steering loose and out of control? It might be time to change your tie rod ends. They're super easy to check. Just watch them as someone turns the wheel back and forth. If they're worn, you'll see some play between the tie rod and the end...

$24.95

$7.95

PREMIUM Right Inner Tie Rod End, Type 1 thru '65 Right Inner Tie Rod End, Type 1 thru '65, EMPI
PREMIUM Right Inner Tie Rod End, Type 1 thru '65Right Inner Tie Rod End, Type 1 thru '65, EMPI

Our Premium Quality ends are the best we can get.  They are German or equivalent tie rod ends that are built to last longer than any other on the market.  If top quality is your goal, choose our Premium tie rod ends.  

Is your steering loose and out of control? It might be time to change your tie rod ends. They're super easy to check. Just watch them as someone turns the wheel back and forth. If they're worn, you'll see some play between the tie rod and the end...

$22.95

$11.95

PREMIUM Left Outer Tie Rod End, Type 1 thru '68, Bus thru '67 Left Outer Tie Rod End, Type 1 thru '68, Bus thru '67, EMPI
PREMIUM Left Outer Tie Rod End, Type 1 thru '68, Bus thru '67Left Outer Tie Rod End, Type 1 thru '68, Bus thru '67, EMPI

Our Premium Quality ends are the best we can get.  They are German or equivalent tie rod ends that are built to last longer than any other on the market.  If top quality is your goal, choose our Premium tie rod ends.

Is your steering loose and out of control? It might be time to change your tie rod ends. They're super easy to check. Just watch them as someone turns the wheel back and forth. If they're worn, you'll see some play between the tie rod and the end...

$18.95

$7.95

PREMIUM Right Outer Tie Rod End, Type 1 thru '68, Bus thru '67 Right Outer Tie Rod End, Type 1 thru '68, Bus thru '67, EMPI
PREMIUM Right Outer Tie Rod End, Type 1 thru '68, Bus thru '67Right Outer Tie Rod End, Type 1 thru '68, Bus thru '67, EMPI

Our Premium Quality ends are the best we can get.  They are German or equivalent tie rod ends that are built to last longer than any other on the market.  If top quality is your goal, choose our Premium tie rod ends.

Is your steering loose and out of control? It might be time to change your tie rod ends. They're super easy to check. Just watch them as someone turns the wheel back and forth. If they're worn, you'll see some play between the tie rod and the end...

$18.95

$7.95

Tie Rod, Left, Type 1 Thru '68, EMPI Tie Rod, Right, Type 1 Thru '65, EMPI
Tie Rod, Left, Type 1 Thru '68, EMPITie Rod, Right, Type 1 Thru '65, EMPI

Tie rod ends tend to wear out over time, causing all sorts of excesive play in the steering wheel. When this happens, it can lead to the car wandering on the road, rut-tracking, poor handling in the wind, or other dangerous driving conditions. Be...

Tie rod ends tend to wear out over time, causing all sorts of excesive play in the steering wheel. When this happens, it can lead to the car wandering on the road, rut-tracking, poor handling in the wind, or other dangerous driving conditions. Be...

$19.95

$28.95

EMPI/KYB Front/Rear Suspension Handling Package KYB "soft ride" Gas Shock, Type 1 LP Front, All Type 1 Rear
EMPI/KYB Front/Rear Suspension Handling PackageKYB "soft ride" Gas Shock, Type 1 LP Front, All Type 1 Rear

Here is a TERRIFIC way to completely upgrade your front and rear suspension all at the same time. This package will make an unbelievable difference in how your car drives. It includes one 3/4" front sway bar, one EZ-Install clamps set for the...

For the absolute best ride quality in most street cars, this KYB nitrogen-filled gas shock absorber would be our #1 choice. The softer ride characteristics will provide the smoothest driving experience. Sold each. We recommend replacing them in pairs.

$327.95

$30.95

KYB "soft ride" Gas Shock, Type 1 LP  & Type 3 Front - LOWERED KYB "Road Handler" Shock '65 & earlier Type 1, All Type 3 Front
KYB "soft ride" Gas Shock, Type 1 LP & Type 3 Front - LOWEREDKYB "Road Handler" Shock '65 & earlier Type 1, All Type 3 Front

For the absolute best ride quality in most street cars, this KYB nitrogen-filled gas shock absorber would be our #1 choice. The softer ride characteristics will provide the smoothest driving experience. Sold each. We recommend replacing them in...

For the utmost in handling and grip, these KYB shocks work excellent. For most Type 1 street applications, we recommend the "soft ride" series for a softer ride. However, if you need the very best in handling and cornering, these are an excellent...

$40.95

$59.95

EMPI Front Link Pin Stock Shock Absorber, Oil Filled EMPI Front Link Pin Lowered Shock Absorber, Oil Filled
EMPI Front Link Pin Stock Shock Absorber, Oil FilledEMPI Front Link Pin Lowered Shock Absorber, Oil Filled

EMPI makes 2 different qualities of shock absorber: Oil-filled shocks, and Nitrogen gas charged shocks. The oil filled shocks are a direct replacement for factory shocks. The nitrogen gas filled shocks offer smoother performance without the "flat...

EMPI makes 2 different qualities of shock absorber: Oil-filled shocks, and Nitrogen gas charged shocks. The oil filled shocks are a direct replacement for factory shocks. The nitrogen gas filled shocks offer smoother performance without the "flat...

$23.95

$23.95

EMPI Front Link Pin Stock Shock Absorber, Gas Charged EMPI Front Link Pin Lowered Shock Absorber, Gas Charged
EMPI Front Link Pin Stock Shock Absorber, Gas ChargedEMPI Front Link Pin Lowered Shock Absorber, Gas Charged

EMPI makes 2 different qualities of shock absorber: Oil-filled shocks, and Nitrogen gas charged shocks. The oil filled shocks are a direct replacement for factory shocks. The nitrogen gas filled shocks offer smoother performance without the "flat...

EMPI makes 2 different qualities of shock absorber: Oil-filled shocks, and Nitrogen gas charged shocks. The oil filled shocks are a direct replacement for factory shocks. The nitrogen gas filled shocks offer smoother performance without the "flat...

$26.95

$26.95

NEW TRW Varga Steering Box, All Type 1 and 3 except Super Beetle Pitman (Steering) Arm, '67 & Earlier Bug SEE NOTES
NEW TRW Varga Steering Box, All Type 1 and 3 except Super BeetlePitman (Steering) Arm, '67 & Earlier Bug SEE NOTES

Is your steering loose and worn? This quality replacement box might be just the ticket to solving your problems. This unit is a TRW/Varga replacement steering box, and is BRAND NEW, not rebuilt. No core is necessary. It comes ready to install to...

The pitman arm connects your steering box to the tie rods. It can wear out due to excessive play in the steering components it connects. If worn, steering can become very loose. Be sure to use a new lock tab when you secure it and check the...

$194.95

$34.95

Pitman Arm Bolt Lock Tab (Retainer) Steering Box Pitman Arm Mounting Bolt
Pitman Arm Bolt Lock Tab (Retainer)Steering Box Pitman Arm Mounting Bolt
This is the special locking tab that installs underneath the bolt that connects the pitman arm to the steering box. It is folded over the hex bolt to prevent it from vibrating out. We also use red threadlocking compound as an extra measure of caution.

The pitman arm connects to the steering box with a single hardened steel bolt.  Need to replace it?  We recommend using a thread locking compound on all front end bolts such as Loctite™ Red. and using the correct lock tab to secure it.

$2.95

$3.95

Steering Box Mounting Clamp, Type 1 & 3, Except Super Beetle Steering Box Mounting Bolts and Washers Kit
Steering Box Mounting Clamp, Type 1 & 3, Except Super BeetleSteering Box Mounting Bolts and Washers Kit

Replacement Steering box clamp for Bug, Ghia, & Type 3.

These are the hardened steel bolts and washers that mount the Type 1 steering box to the front beam.  Kit comes with two bolts and two washers.  Fits all years Standard Bug.

$12.95

$5.95

Front Beam Zerk Grease Fittings, Pack of 4 Front Upper Shock Absorber Mounting Bolt
Front Beam Zerk Grease Fittings, Pack of 4Front Upper Shock Absorber Mounting Bolt

Are the zerk fittings in your front beam damaged, missing, broken off, rusted out, or stripped?  This will prevent you from properly lubricating your front end. We have new replacements available in packs of 4.

Front upper shock mounting bolt for '65 and earlier Type 1, Upper front or rear all Type 3, Bus '55 to '67

$9.95

$2.95

Front Beam Grub Screw Front Beam Grub Screw Nut
Front Beam Grub ScrewFront Beam Grub Screw Nut

Replacement front grub screw for front beams and trailing arms. Sold each. Fits All Type 1, '50-79 Bus, All Type 3

Replacement front grub screw nut for front beams and trailing arms. Sold each. Fits All Type 1, '50-79 Bus, All Type 3

$1.95

$1.95

Front/Rear Lower Shock Mounting Nut, All Air-Cooled Black Urethane Steering Coupler, Type 1 & 3
Front/Rear Lower Shock Mounting Nut, All Air-CooledBlack Urethane Steering Coupler, Type 1 & 3

Lower front or rear shock mounting nut, all air-cooled VW's.

Black urethane replacement steering box coupler fits all Standard Bugs and Type 3's.  Comes with hardware.

$0.95

$8.95

Red Urethane Steering Coupler, Type 1 & 3 EMPI Steering Coupler, Type 1 & 3
Red Urethane Steering Coupler, Type 1 & 3EMPI Steering Coupler, Type 1 & 3

Red urethane replacement steering box coupler fits all Standard Bugs and Type 3's.  Comes with hardware.

Stock replacement steering box coupler fits all Standard Bugs and Type 3's.

$8.95

$8.95

Steering Coupler Adapter, Steering Box To Column, Chrome Upper/Lower Beam Seal, Link Pin Type 1
Steering Coupler Adapter, Steering Box To Column, ChromeUpper/Lower Beam Seal, Link Pin Type 1

The steering donut that connects your steering box to your steering column is held in place by the female piece in this kit.  The male piece is provided for those who are fabricating a steering column in off-road car or similar project.

Need to replace the grease seals in your link pin front beam?  These are the stock replacements.  Upper and lower seals are the same on a link pin beam, so you'll need 4.  Sold each.

$18.95

$2.95

Red Urethane Beam Seals, Link Pin Type 1, Set/4 Link Pin O-Ring Seals, Pack/4, '65 & Earlier Type 1
Red Urethane Beam Seals, Link Pin Type 1, Set/4Link Pin O-Ring Seals, Pack/4, '65 & Earlier Type 1

Red urethane beam seals for Type 1 front axle.  Seals front trailing arms to beam.  Set of 4.

Did you damage a seal installing your link pins? Are you resetting your alignment and needing to adjust the link pin shims and need new o-rings? Installing drop spindles using your original link pins and the seals are cracked? No problem. We have...

$15.95

$2.95

Front Trailing Arm, Link Pin Type 1, Left/Right, Upper Front Trailing Arm, Link Pin Type 1, Left/Right, Lower
Front Trailing Arm, Link Pin Type 1, Left/Right, UpperFront Trailing Arm, Link Pin Type 1, Left/Right, Lower

This is a rebuilt replacement front trailing arm (also known as a torsion arm) for a '65 & earlier bug.  Fits left or right.  Sold each.

This is a rebuilt replacement front trailing arm (also known as a torsion arm) for a '65 & earlier bug.  Fits left or right.  Sold each.

$59.95

$59.95

Link Pin Retainer Hardened Bolt Front Beam Upper Mounting Pad
Link Pin Retainer Hardened BoltFront Beam Upper Mounting Pad

If your 50+ year old link pin retainer bolts are galled up, rusty, stripped, or otherwise not in useable condition, we have a quality hardened replacement.

This rubber pad is installed on the top of the body when mounting the axle beam top bolts.  It installs between the body itself and the rectangular washer under the bolt.  It prevents the body from cracking when it flexes while driving.

$2.95

$2.95

Body Mounting Rubber Pad For Beams, 17mm Suspension Snubber for Link Pin Beams
Body Mounting Rubber Pad For Beams, 17mmSuspension Snubber for Link Pin Beams

This rubber pad mounts provides cushion between the body and the pan to prevent cracking when the body flexes.  There are two located between the axle beam and the body in the front.  17mm thick.

This snubber fits on the rounded "arm" that sticks out of the side of a '65 and earlier Type 1 front axle beam between the torsion arms. While preventing the suspension from traveling too far upward or downward, they also cushion it so it doesn't...

$2.95

$5.95

Urethane Suspension Snubbers (Stoppers) for Link Pin Beams, Pair Spindle Nut, Left Side, Link Pin '50 to '65 Type 1
Urethane Suspension Snubbers (Stoppers) for Link Pin Beams, PairSpindle Nut, Left Side, Link Pin '50 to '65 Type 1
These snubbers fit on the rounded "arm" that sticks out of the side of a '65 and earlier Type 1 front axle beam between the torsion arms. While preventing the suspension from traveling too far upward or downward, they also cushion it so it...

Spindles nuts are used to hold the brake drum in place on the front spindle. Adjustment is critical to hold proper pressure on the wheel bearings. Remember: If tightened too tight, the wheel bearings will fail prematurely. Two nuts are required...

$16.95

$2.95

Spindle Nut, Right Side, Link Pin '50 to '65 Type 1 Spindle Nut Thrust Washer, Link Pin, '50 to '65 Type 1
Spindle Nut, Right Side, Link Pin '50 to '65 Type 1Spindle Nut Thrust Washer, Link Pin, '50 to '65 Type 1

Spindles nuts are used to hold the brake drum in place on the front spindle. Adjustment is critical to hold proper pressure on the wheel bearings. Remember: If tightened too tight, the wheel bearings will fail prematurely. Two nuts are required...

The thrust washer installs between the wheel bearing and the spindle nut, preventing the rotating bearing from loosening or tightening the nut.  It applies even pressure on the bearing for proper wear.

$2.95

$1.95

Spindle Nut Lock Plate Tab, Link Pin, '50 to '65 Type 1 Spindle Washer with Locating Pin Hole, Link Pin Type 1
Spindle Nut Lock Plate Tab, Link Pin, '50 to '65 Type 1Spindle Washer with Locating Pin Hole, Link Pin Type 1

This locking tab locks prevents the spindle nuts from loosening up wen tightened together.  Always use a new tab when servicing, and it's not a bad idea to keep a couple extras. Sold each.

This is the washer that fits between the link pin carrier and the spindle on '65 and earlier Type 1. 

$0.95

$4.95

Caster Shims, pair Front Beam Bolts, Caster Shim Bolts - Pair
Caster Shims, pairFront Beam Bolts, Caster Shim Bolts - Pair
Long ago, car enthusiasts discovered that going faster or lowering a car causes the caster angle to change, causing the car to wander, particularly at high speeds. If you install these shims under the front beam, the caster angle can be changed,...

Long ago, car enthusiasts discovered that going faster or lowering a car causes the caster angle to change, causing the car to wander, particularly at high speeds. If you install these shims under the front beam, the caster angle can be changed,...

$8.95

$5.95

Front Beam Adjuster, Link Pin, '65 & Earlier Bug & Ghia
Front Beam Adjuster, Link Pin, '65 & Earlier Bug & Ghia

If you're looking for a way to lower (or raise) your beam without taking leaves out of it, this is an option. This adjuster requires cutting a section out of your original beam, and welding the adjuster in place. Once completed, the beam can be...

$15.95