Suspension and Steering Procedures

Please see our discussion of VW Wheels and Tires
for more information.


Front Suspension

Description and discussion.

Changing Tie Rods and Tie Rod Ends

For loose or bent tie rods.

Checking and Adjusting Toe-In.

Essential to prevent premature tire wear.

Steering Damper Replacement.

Very easy; really tightens up the steering.

Steering Box Adjustment.

Cure for excessive steering play.

Super Beetle Universal Joint Shaft Replacement.

Jerky steering? This may be your problem.

Rear Suspension.

An excellent article by Rob Boardman.

Adjusting a Sagging Rear Suspension.

Resetting the ride height on the rear.

Shock Absorbers.

Some good discussion.

Rear Seal Replacement.

A messy job.

Shock Absorber Replacement Procedure.

Check your shocks often.

Servicing Constant Velocity (CV) Joints.

Get rid of that grumbly sound in the rear!

Rear Wheel Bearings.

Discussion and advice from Rob.

Installing a Formuling Steering Wheel.

Also useful for the standard VW steering wheel.

The Notorious SB "Wobble."

Why do Supers Wobble?

Super Beetle Strut Tower Support Bar.

Provides stability to the Super Beetle front suspension.


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