EMPI VW Drop Spindle Front 5x205 Disc Brake Conversion Kit, Standard Beetle 1966-77
**Continental U.S. only.
The caliper stamped 22-2956B is for the left side.
The caliper stamped 22-2957B is for the right side.
Low profile (shorter) tires must be used when installing drop spindles. We offer 145SR15 or 135SR15 tires that will fit with drop spindles. Your local tire shop can offer many other options that will work as well.
Aftermarket Disc Brake Kit specific grease caps are available in the options above for those that don't want to modify or glue(silicone) on original VW grease caps.
All brake parts must be thoroughly cleaned and disc brake grease must be used on all brake pad contact surfaces or brake squeak and vibration may occur.
15" or larger wheels must be used with the disc brake kit. 14" wheels can not be used.
The stock master cylinder can be used with front disc brakes. However, if you are converting to 4 wheel disc brakes, you must install a large bore master cylinder.
Drop Spindles can not be used on Super Beetles.