How to lower a swing axle VW with DropPlates, similar to drop spindles part 4.wmv
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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:
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