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Classic VW Type 2 Bus Flipped Spindles Outright   Price: 1999.99
Direct Link - https://www.airkewld.com/Classic-VW-Bus-PRO-Built-Drop-Spindles-2444O-p/2444o.htm

This is for a set of 64-67 Type 2 German Bus and 68-75 Brazilian Bus spindles that have been flipped and are being sold outright.They have a powder coated finish that will last a lifetime. Link pins have been gun blued and bearing cages have been cleaned and inspected. No shims are included.

These spindle will drop your 1955 through 1967 Split Window Type 2 Bus along with Brazilian Buses, 3.50" or 90mm.

These spindles would replace the factory stock height spindles with part numbers 211405301A, 211405302A, (1955-1963) and 211405311C, 211405312C, (1964-1967).

Video - https://youtu.be/H6sfeC_EdXY

Install Guide - https://www.airkewld.com/kb_results.asp?ID=19

Curated Tool Lists to do the job RIGHT!

Spindle Install Tool List - https://www.amazon.com/shop/airkewld?listId=33CURHCRAHEE8

What's included in the PRObuilt Spindles?

Media blast all components
Clean up spindle nut threads
Clearance carrier
Weld gussets to carriers
Reverse taper for the new flipped tie rod ends
Install new Oil Impregnated Bronze Bushings
Powder coat the parts
Press spindles back together w/ new seals
Install NEW grease fittings and NEW kingpin retaining bolts
Meyle adjustable tie rod assembly so tie rod ends can now come from the bottom

What's recommended?

It is recommended you check the adjustments in your link pins ever 2500 miles or every year. There is a square end on the back of the link pin that you can adjust to tighten up. It will require you to loosen the clamp bolts to do this.
It is recommended to grease the upper and lower zerks every 2500 miles or every year to keep the system lubricated.
When installing brakes on these spindles and it is time to adjust the bearing thrust, you need to tighten the bearings until the drum or rotor does not move by hand, then back off 1/4 turn and lock it down. This will ensure that as long as you packed your bearings correctly, lubed the seal correctly, this too will last forever* and failure will almost be non-existent.

Kewl Features

Assembled by the PRO's in the USA.
Bolt-On ready
3.5 inches of drop


Are you able to guarantee that the assembled spindles on your VW now are done correctly to keep YOU and YOUR family SAFE? If you are, perfect. If you can't, the PRO's at Airkewld will give you that confidence as long as you install them correctly.
What if I want less of a drop that 3 1/2 inches? If you are looking to get a precise drop on your current Volkswagen, it's going to be difficult but attainable. Your VW should have original torsion springs inside the beam, these hold the vehicle up. But they have sagged or lost some amount of tension over the years. So trying to do that math and give you exactly what you want visually, will be difficult. Best decision would be to install new torsion leaves to raise the vehicle up, then understand how much you want to drop it. If 3 1/2" gives you the right drop, the PRObuilt Spindles Service is a perfect addition to your VW.
I want to add disc brakes to my Type 2 Bus, will your Gen 1 or GEN 2 set of BAD Series Disc Brakes fit them? Yes. Our BAD Series Disc Brakes fit your factory bus spindles, regardless of being stock or dropped.

Get them built correctly, install them correctly, maintain them correctly, they will last forever.

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Ad updated on 5.11.24

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