Complete removal and installing drop spindles on a 72 bug
How to lower a swing axle VW with DropPlates, similar to drop spindles part 4.wmv
Please see the latest and most comprehensive installation video:
This video demonstrates the proper way to lower an air-cooled VW and shows
how easy it can be to get your ride to drive smoothly even though the
vehicle is lowered. You can do it the right way! It is part 4 in a 4-part
series. The vehicle in focus is a swing-axle Volkswagen that has the short
torsion bars, but soon the racing spring-plates (DropPlates and
RaisePlates) will be available for all air-cooled models.
For those interested in adjusting the camber of a swing axle Volkswagen
please check out the animation of the world's first adjustable camber unit:
Vert it Goes
Skaks '63 full air ride Vert on the go. I wanna say it was its first ride,
but it was not. Features a full Air Suspension. Doesn't get any better than
this. Comments welcomed.
This is a highly modified 1967 VW Bug. Grafted on rag top, New Chassis,
Narrowed front axle, Chopped 4 inches in front and 3 inches in the back.
Adapted for chevy wheels and super wide M/T Sportsmen tires on Centerline
wheels. This is just the beginning of transforming this bug into my kind of
art. Stay tuned working on this bug weekly to come up with some thing
Link pin 2" narrowed beam - part 2
Second video in this series showing the removal of the stock link pin beam
from a 1963 Volkswagen Beetle and replacement with the 2" narrowed beam I
fabricated in part 1. The narrowed beam is to allow wider than stock front
tyres with dropped spindles and Empi GT 5-spoke wheels.