EMPI VW Drop Spindle Front 5x205 Wide 5 Disc Brake Conversion Kit, Standard Beetle & Ghia 1966-77

22-2926
EMPI VW Drop Spindle Front 5x205 Wide 5 Disc Brake Conversion Kit, Standard Beetle & Ghia 1966-77
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Product Description

EMPI's 2.5 inch Drop Spindle 5x205 Front Disc Brake Kit fits Ball Joint Front End Standard Beetles and Karmann Ghias from 1966 through 1977. This disc brake kit will give your classic VW the stopping power of modern brake technology. The disc brake kit includes new 2.5" drop spindles, front rotors, calipers & pads, brake hoses, bearings & seals, mounting hardware and instructions. 1966 through May 1968 Beetles and Ghias will need late model outer tie rod ends to use this drop spindle disc brake conversion kit. The later model parts can be found in the Additional Options tab. Note that the front track width will be increased by about 5/8" over stock. Meaning the wheels will sit out 5/16" farther per side than stock.

Low profile (shorter) tires must be used when installing drop spindles. We offer 145SR15, 135SR15 and 165/45R15 tires that will fit with drop spindles. Your local tire shop can offer many other options that will work as well.

1966 through May of 1968 models will need to swap to 1968.5 through 1977 Outer Tie Rod Ends.

This kit includes the following:

2.5" Disc Brake Drop Spindles
Front Brake Rotors
Brake Calipers & Pads
Brake Hoses
Wheel Bearings & Grease Seals
Mounting Hardware & Instructions


(The brake pads used are softer than other types, making them quieter for the driving experience. All brake parts must be thoroughly cleaned and disc brake grease must be used on all piston to pad contact surfaces or brake squeak and vibration may occur.)

Please Note: This product is compatible with 15 inch wheels. It will NOT fit 14 inch wheels.

Drop Spindles are not compatible with Super Beetles!

Please allow 2-3 days for processing on all disc brake kits.

A Dual Circuit, Large Bore Master Cylinder should be used if converting to 4 wheel disc brakes.

California Prop 65 Warning:
California Prop 65 Warning. Warning: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

Compatibility

Please Note:The information listed below is for stock, unmodified VW's manufactured for sale in the US. VW's are commonly modified and very often parts from another year VW may have been installed on your car. California Pacific JBugs is not responsible for any errors if your car has been modified in any way.
VW Beetle
Sedan
1966 - 1977
Sunroof
1966 - 1977
Convertible
1966 - 1970
VW Karmann Ghia
Coupe
1966 - 1974
Convertible
1966 - 1974

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The caliper stamped 22-2956B is for the left side.

The caliper stamped 22-2957B is for the right side.

All brake parts must be thoroughly cleaned and disc brake grease must be used on all piston to pad contact surfaces or brake squeak and vibration may occur.

A Dual Circuit, Large Bore Master Cylinder should be used if converting to 4 wheel disc brakes.

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We ONLY ship within the United States and its territories.

Orders over $100 will receive free shipping within the continental United States. Freight on orders between $50 and $100 will be $9.95, and freight on orders between $0 and $49.99 will be $7.50. Large packages ship FedEx. Smaller packages ship US Priority Mail. Delivery time averages 1-5 business days depending on your distance from Southern California.

**Oversized products will be excluded from this policy. Shipping rates on oversized items will be calculated separately. The cost of oversized items will be applied to the total order and shipping on your other items will be calculated accordingly. Oversized items will be clearly labeled on the website and will include a drop down menu to estimate your cost of shipping.

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For expedited shipping, you must call us. All express orders are personally handled by the representative you speak with in order to streamline the process. Please do not request express shipping via email. Emails are reviewed in the order they are received which could possibly delay your shipping.

Shipping on any returns is the customer's responsibility. If your order qualified for free shipping and a returned item reduces your order below the $100, you will be charged the according shipping cost for the order.

Returns

90 Day Return Policy

You can return most unused, never installed, like-new item for 90 days from the date of purchase. Items must be in like-new condition. The following items are final sale:
  • Special order items
  • Special order upholstery
  • Electrical items
  • Installed carburetors
Like-new Condition: JBugs may refuse a return when the returned item is not in like-new condition. These situations will lead to refused returns:
  • Installed items
  • Items missing parts or the original packaging material
  • Items damaged in return shipping due to improper packaging
  • Carburetors that smell like fuel
  • Damage due to customer negligence
  • Items with scour marks that show installation or attempted installation from nuts, bolts, screw-driver’s, washers, etc.
How to Start a Return:
  • Call JBugs at 800-231-1784
  • Request an Return Authorization.
  • Place a copy of your invoice or order confirmation inside the package.
  • Carefully package your items
  • Ship the items back to JBugs
  • Returns, refunds, and store credits are usually processed within 5 days upon receiving the items back.
Refunds, Exchanges, and Store Credit:
  • Refunds will be given for items returned within 90 days of purchase.
Return Shipping:
  • The customer is responsible for the return shipping charges except in cases where JBugs shipped the incorrect item.
Freight Charges:
  • Shipping charges are not refundable.
3rd Party Charges:
  • JBugs is not responsible for any 3rd party installation charges.
Re-Stocking Fee:
  • JBugs charges a 10% re-stocking fee on all returned items except in situation where JBugs shipped the incorrect item.
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If a product does not fit because your vehicle has been modified or customized in the last 40+ years, it does not definitively mean the item is defective. If you have an issue due to fitment, we will help you find the right parts. We are here to help.
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