The VW swing axle suspension has been a staple off road since dune buggys first hit the sand. For simplicity and strength there isn't much better. Grant it the swing axle does have its limitations and drawbacks. The camber change caused by only having a pivot at the transmission is extreme and can cause excessive tire wear. Couple that with the limited amount of wheel travel that the swing axle design offers and you can see why even VW swapped to the IRS suspension.

Just the same, the swing axle rear suspension is still found off road today in everything from race cars to high powered sand dragsters. Class 9 race cars and 1968 and earlier Class 11 cars are required to use the swing axle transmission and suspension. The shear strength of the swing axle transaxle makes it popular at the sand drags in lightweight and high powered sand rails.

We offer replacement swing axles and end housings if you are looking for replacement pieces or upgrades. We also have bearings, seals, axle spacers and of course we have the swing axle boots. Stock German made swing axle boots are available as well as split style and one piece aftermarket boots. Clamps and bolts for the boots are also available.


Swing Axle Boots & Clamps

Swing axle boots and clamps seal the pivoting point at the transmission to the axle tube.

Code: 111598021AGR

Price: $18.95

As low as $0.87 a month*

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Code: 111598021A

Price: $13.95

As low as $0.64 a month*

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Code: 9979-8

Price: $2.95

As low as $0.14 a month*

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Code: 9917

Price: $8.95

As low as $0.41 a month*

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Code: 9916

Price: $8.95

As low as $0.41 a month*

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Code: 9980

Price: $18.95

As low as $0.87 a month*

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Code: 9983

Price: $18.95

As low as $0.87 a month*

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Code: 9981

Price: $18.95

As low as $0.87 a month*

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Code: 9984

Price: $18.95

As low as $0.87 a month*

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Code: 9970

Price: $16.95

As low as $0.78 a month*

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Code: 9973

Price: $16.95

As low as $0.78 a month*

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Code: 9971

Price: $16.95

As low as $0.78 a month*

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Code: 9974

Price: $16.95

As low as $0.78 a month*

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Axles, Bearings, Housings & Seals

4340 chromoly swing axles are available in the 3 different sizes to suit most any needs. We also have the bearings, spacers, housings and seals needed to cap off the axle tubes.

 

Code: 16-2230

Price: $370.95

As low as $17.12 a month*

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Code: 16-2231

Price: $370.95

As low as $17.12 a month*

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Code: 16-2237

Price: $279.95

As low as $12.92 a month*

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Code: 16-9923

Price: $95.95

As low as $4.43 a month*

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Code: 16-2401

Price: $27.95

As low as $1.29 a month*

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Code: 111598051A

Price: $6.95

As low as $0.32 a month*

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Code: 311501283

Price: $19.95

As low as $0.92 a month*

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Code: N125481

Price: $0.50

As low as $0.02 a month*

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Code: 311501221

Price: $6.95

As low as $0.32 a month*

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Code: 16-2420

Price: $7.95

As low as $0.37 a month*

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