My name is Greg Ward, I am a guest writer for Aircooled. Some of you may know of me from my posts in several of the Volkswagen related forums on the Internet. I have been racing these terrific cars for the last 12 years and hope to relay some of my knowledge on how to make these cars handle, corner, and stop well. The following discussion assumes you are starting with an unmodified Ball Joint front end, and a Swingaxle rear end. This rear suspension design is notorious for not wanting to go around a corner fast, and has special difficulty with high-speed handling.
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Want to lower or raise your Type 1 or Type 3? We have an excellent option that will make your installation and adjustments a TON easier. Install our adjustable spring plates. Simply set the splines up close to where you plan on having the final This is the cap that holds the rear torsions and spring plates onto the torsion housing on swing axle Type 1 cars that require the "short" torsion bar. Looking for better, more responsive steering and handling? Improved cornering?
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