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  1. Items For Sale - AUTO
    Split screen adjustable front beam for sale - £80 Good solid split screen front beam from California up for grabs. The beam is bare (no leaves etc.) but has beam height adjusters welded in place for those that love getting down an dirty with their lowered or slammed Vintage VW bus! - See more...
  2. Chat/Discussion
    Hi guys I want to get my 73 bay lowered (cut the front beam and put adjusters on). Does anyone know of anyone who can do it, in and around the Swindon area. Will obviously pay thanks Rich
  3. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Hi has anyone got either or both of the above. i will pay a fair price. Must be in good condition thanks Rich
  4. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    started to try and fit my new adjusters, went for the method of knocking the centre left and right to loosen after along time of doing it this way gave up and drilled out not a problem. Cut out the slot for the adjuster and then though I would check that I haven't damaged the face of the...
  5. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Looking at fitting some adjusters to my van since it is having a new front beam. What type of weld would you use for this? mig, tig or arc? I am guessing tig would be the best but what are your thoughts?
  6. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I was wanting to get some opinions from you guys and gals on here. I have a 73 std beetle, that has adjusters welded in the front beam. I like the "rake" that a lower front end gives, but was just curious about how dropped spindles would ride and steer compared to the adjusters. I don't want...
  7. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I had a look at my beam the other day too see if it is an adjustable and found these strange nuts in the middle on the beams themselves, my first thought was some kind of adjuster. Anyway, can anybody please tell me what these are and what they do? as i have no idea:( the car is a 1978 beetle...
  8. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi, I'm a total idiot, so, just wondered if it was. I could get better pics today or tomorrow, if necessary, I'm just curious. From my '65 split.
  9. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi all, looking at lowering my van using beam adjuster. There seems to be quite a few on the market, i was wondering if there is much difference in quality between them and if there are any that stand out from the rest as far as quality goes. Also are there varying amounts of travel or...
  10. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    how low can you go on adjusters alone , as i do not have the budget for extra travel ball joints and a bump steer kit
  11. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi, driving locally today there was a cracking sound and a lot of tyre rub. On the lower of the 2 adjusters, the centre bolt has come out and knackered the threads on the end of the bolt. Have found out where to buy new grub screws, but now need to tap the beam to repair the slightly damaged...
  12. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Started fitting my new adjuster today to the beam of my 1974 bay window. Ive cut the holes where the adjuster has to go but.. i can get the top bearing to move but the lower one WILL not move any ideas how i can get them to move? the adjuster in question Thank you in advance Nick
  13. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    hey i need sum advice i'm setting up an adjustable beam from scratch and need advice doing so its a ball joint beam with urethane bushes in it cheers mordie
  14. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Help i have just welded some new sway aways into my 72 bettle front beam but i am having problems trying to put the torsion bars back in. Is there any special way to line them up with the hole in the sway away. Any help would be appreciated.
  15. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    If someone has cut and twisted my splitty beam (actually a 68 bay beam) can i now put in a beam adjuster to lower it further?
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