Stage 2 Air Ride Assembled Beam - Type 3 Price: See ad
The industry asked for it. The industry needed it. The industry cried for it. Airkewld has now brought it to the table. PRO-Built Beams.
If you have followed us for a while, the evolution of our business has changed through out 10 years of doing business. The goal is still the same, outfit you and your ride with the products and the support you both deserve.
The industry has offered what you would think would be similar to our PRO-Built Beams in the form of an assembled beam ready to bolt into your vehicle. Albeit, the looks can be deceiving, they are far, far apart.
The industry "was" scared to present quality parts in fear that they would not sell anything. So they made Brazilian adjustable beams, took core front ends apart, hot tanked the parts, rebuilt the spindles with Chinese king and links, cast drop spindles and Chinese tie rods ends. The proceed to spray paint it black and sell it. Would I recommend you put this on your investment? Not if your life depended on it. If you needed to "flip" the vehicle, it is "an" option.
So, what makes a PRO-Built Beam a PRO-Built Beam? Aah yes, the question that is usually answered with a picture. Some call it art, some say quality, the debate on whether to mount it about your fireplace or install it on your pride n joy is up to interpretation.
Fits the following:
PRObuilt Beam Install - Link
Assembling the Type 3 Beam - Link
The PRO's Recommendations:
2 Valve Air Management kit
In one of the pictures, you will notice Wide 5 BAD Series Disc Brakes installed. All our disc brakes can be added and installed on our PRObuilt beams. If you would like to purchase one with the brakes seen in the photo, click here and the entire assembly will be added to your cart. Or you can add brakes manually by going to the brake section here after adding the brake install here.
Usually Ships in 4 to 6 Weeks
The dilemma, how to narrow a type 3 front end? You can't. You want to lower it to get some ride back. Drop spindles, right? Not likely. Solve the problem completely with a PRObuilt beam that does both and gives you 7" of up and down movement when controlled with an air management kit. Ride quality, check. Drop, check. Bolt on solution, check. Install your factory disc brakes, check. Want to install 4 piston Wilwood and finally have performance braking? Check. Pretty soon, you start looking at all those checked boxes and the decision is simple. Go PRObuilt!
The Stage 2 PRO-Built Beam is built to order and can take up to 2 months to assemble. Please be patient as we supply you with the industries best front suspension.
This Stage 2 complete 4" narrowed front end is spindle to spindle, built on Air Ride. Comes powder coated or chrome plated, ready to install. The beam will fit all Type 3 Squareback's, Notchback's and Fastback's, even the type 34 Razor.
The installation of this beam requires a couple minor mods. It requires two holes drilled into the trunk section for the shock studs, trimming of the pinch mold on the front bulkhead and the bottom mounts. For more info on the mods, please read the install article here.
The front end comes complete with the following;
New Ultimate Air Ride Beam
New Through Rods
New Tie rods
New Drop Spindles
New Steering Dampener
German Tie rod Ends
Lowered Ball Joints
TRW Steering Box
ReConditioned Pitman Arm/Clamp
ReConditioned Control Arms
ReConditioned Steering Knuckles
The front end will be coated apart and assembled to keep the clean looks with new hardware. It will be adjusted to the highest setting so that you can lower it to your liking. The front end will be greased and alignment will be set in rough application so that it can be shipped on a pallet. Shipping will be calculated separate. No Core is needed. Brakes are not included but can be for an additional cost.
Installation Articles - Go here to view our Knowledge Base.
*US Only - For international orders, please call the order in or fill out this form due to shipping cost increases.
If you have any questions or concerns about the product when you receive it or install it, please contact us first. We want you to be 100% satisfied.
We can ship anywhere in the world. We ship UPS and USPS. Visa, American Express, Master Card, Wire transfers and Paypal are accepted online & over the phone.
International calls (011) 623-513-3537
Airkewld Catalog is coming soon, get yours today - http://airkewld.co/2016-17Catalog
November 14, 2003
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