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    Thread: I want to SLAM my 74 super beetle

    1. 06-01-2012 10:03 AM #1
      I want to SLAM my 74 super beetle, as in lower it, to the ground. I can't do air bags don't have nearly enough money. Maybe some links, or tips to do it the right way. I don't want to see heat the spring up and cut it. lol. Anything helps,

      Thank you!

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      06-01-2012 10:27 AM #2
      Quote Originally Posted by wannabaja View Post
      Oh my oh my.

      Good luck.

      I will sit and watch.

      bwahahahahahah




      heres a kit and dont heat the springs up I'm sure there is better and cheaper stuff out there i just dont know chit about really fatchicks
      http://www.mamotorworkstv.com/vw/pro...2-to-5_318009/
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      Quote Originally Posted by WideFive
      If you have to ask if it's a good trade... then it isn't a good trade.
      Quote Originally Posted by Schell R32
      ACW's aren't a watercooled APPLIANCE,it's a classic air cooled pile that takes money,patience and attitude to own it.
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      06-01-2012 06:06 PM #3
      One word
      Topline

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      06-01-2012 08:33 PM #4
      here we go..



      cut the f--kin springs...bitch bout the ride and nothin for nothin...take out a f--kin loan to do it right.


      yeah i know i'm a biringer downer.
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      06-04-2012 09:10 PM #5
      topline is really you're only option for getting a super beetle low. but its spendy.

      if you really want a slammed bug just go ahead and sell the fatty and get a standard beetle
      it's only OG once.. Just like virginity.. once it's gone.. it's gone!

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    6. 06-05-2012 12:00 AM #6
      I posted something a week or two ago and didn't get much luck. I want that bitch to the ground. I've kinda been looking around and see that a bug beam and spindles would drop it like 3 inches. But I'm not sure what to do. I don't want to see TOPLINE because that won't give me the drop I want. I need help.

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      06-05-2012 12:26 AM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by Superbeetle12 View Post
      I posted something a week or two ago and didn't get much luck. I want that bitch to the ground. I've kinda been looking around and see that a bug beam and spindles would drop it like 3 inches. But I'm not sure what to do. I don't want to see TOPLINE because that won't give me the drop I want. I need help.
      If its a super beetle you need to get the "beam" word out of your vocabulary.

      You have springssssss. And need new drop springssssss.
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      Quote Originally Posted by WideFive
      If you have to ask if it's a good trade... then it isn't a good trade.
      Quote Originally Posted by Schell R32
      ACW's aren't a watercooled APPLIANCE,it's a classic air cooled pile that takes money,patience and attitude to own it.
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    8. 06-05-2012 12:37 AM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by LooseNuts View Post
      If its a super beetle you need to get the "beam" word out of your vocabulary.

      You have springssssss. And need new drop springssssss.
      I know it has springs, but they won't get it that low. 2-3 inches in the front is almost the same height as it is in the back, lower yes, but not slammed.

    9. 06-05-2012 12:40 AM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by LooseNuts View Post
      And you already started the same thread which is only 10 threads down. No need for another one just ask another same question in the other thread

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...etle:banghead:
      And I know I stated this before, I said I had in the begging. No one gave me any good suggestions

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      06-05-2012 12:51 AM #10
      If you know it has springs then why ask about a beam to drop it. You can't do that without major modification that will never be worth it. If you wnt to use a beam and drop spindles sell your fatchick and get a standard bug.

      And yes I know what you said. Just bump the OG thread asking again for some info. Starting a new thread about the same thing will do nothing to change not getting more info that your seeking. Just flack for starting another thread...
      Last edited by LooseNuts; 06-05-2012 at 12:54 AM.
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      Quote Originally Posted by WideFive
      If you have to ask if it's a good trade... then it isn't a good trade.
      Quote Originally Posted by Schell R32
      ACW's aren't a watercooled APPLIANCE,it's a classic air cooled pile that takes money,patience and attitude to own it.
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      06-05-2012 10:52 AM #11
      I think what he meant to say is he has a square peg and needs to fit it in a round hole. No money, doesn't want to go with air suspension, but wants to slam it to the ground. Get it Guys, we need to help SuperBeetle12, he needs help getting this square peg in that round hole.


      Hmmm....lemmme think a minute, no money, don't want to do it right but want to lower the car. I got it-->cut the strut towers off completely, raise them up about five inches until they just about hit the hood, then have your uncle reweld the towers with some angle iron for no money at all. The car will ride like poop, not turn worth a damned, and put you into the guard rail the first time you take it on the road.

      I don't say this often, but SuperBeetle12 you need buy a Civic, install some coil springs off a golf cart (that way you don't have to cut or heat anything--clever, huh? ) until the fender wells touch the tires and leave us all alone already.

    12. 06-05-2012 10:59 AM #12
      hey now we are gettting somewhere. Cutting and raising the strut towers is working in the right direction if you want to hammer it like you bought a standard.

    13. 06-06-2012 01:16 AM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by Jade Wombat View Post
      I think what he meant to say is he has a square peg and needs to fit it in a round hole. No money, doesn't want to go with air suspension, but wants to slam it to the ground. Get it Guys, we need to help SuperBeetle12, he needs help getting this square peg in that round hole.


      Hmmm....lemmme think a minute, no money, don't want to do it right but want to lower the car. I got it-->cut the strut towers off completely, raise them up about five inches until they just about hit the hood, then have your uncle reweld the towers with some angle iron for no money at all. The car will ride like poop, not turn worth a damned, and put you into the guard rail the first time you take it on the road.

      I don't say this often, but SuperBeetle12 you need buy a Civic, install some coil springs off a golf cart (that way you don't have to cut or heat anything--clever, huh? ) until the fender wells touch the tires and leave us all alone already.
      This is the answer I was looking for. You nailed it. Thanks for the help

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      06-06-2012 09:28 AM #14
      I hope you know I was joking...


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      06-08-2012 11:55 PM #15
      so super beetles dont go as low as easy standards?
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      06-09-2012 07:23 AM #16
      I have no clue what this dude is talking about. He must not have any idea on what the hell he is doing.

      Topline is the best lowering stuff for supers, period.

      Early supers can be dropped 5 inches, later ones around 4.


      If you want to do some stupid crap and make the car unsafe and undriveable, go ahead

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      06-09-2012 08:56 PM #17
      I say Topline too.
      But check this thread out:
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...Slammed-Supers

    18. 06-14-2012 04:36 AM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by cfvwtuner View Post
      I have no clue what this dude is talking about. He must not have any idea on what the hell he is doing.

      Topline is the best lowering stuff for supers, period.

      Early supers can be dropped 5 inches, later ones around 4.


      If you want to do some stupid crap and make the car unsafe and undriveable, go ahead
      Sorry, just new to the ACVW scene and you guys have already made me feel very welcomed. Thanks pricks.

    19. 06-14-2012 07:22 AM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by Superbeetle12 View Post
      Sorry, just new to the ACVW scene and you guys have already made me feel very welcomed. Thanks pricks.
      And with that, a half open door closes.

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      06-14-2012 07:03 PM #20
      Lets see,
      " I wanna SLAM my super beetle cause it's cool, but I cant find a beam to do it, Oh and I dont want to spend money"

      And we're the pricks.

    21. 06-14-2012 07:12 PM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by Superbeetle12 View Post
      Sorry, just new to the ACVW scene and you guys have already made me feel very welcomed. Thanks pricks.
      "i'm gonna take my ball and go home..."

      seriously if what was said in this thread got to you then stay the heck away from the samba.

      so next time everyone we should all stand up and cheer when a new member shows up and wants to slam his car without doing a lick of research first, even more so when it's a super beetle. STAND UP AND CHEER I TELL YOU!!!!

      Quote Originally Posted by cfvwtuner View Post
      Lets see,
      " I wanna SLAM my super beetle cause it's cool, but I cant find a beam to do it, Oh and I dont want to spend money"

      And we're the pricks.
      yeah no kidding.

      OP,

      you created 2 threads because you didn't get the answer you wanted in this one. you're representing bad side of the younger demographic that just shows up and wants to be spoon fed. what you want to do to your car isn't anything new or different and has been done countless times before. so you think that maybe, just maybe, there's already countless threads with information already out there? ya think?

      and my favorite saying from another member on here "you can't get a ride height just by wishing for it"


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      06-14-2012 08:10 PM #22
      wait you can lower an ACVW's

      how the fuk do you do that chit, it didn't come from the factory like that.



      you guys are stupid






      EDIT: cause auto content correction stupid *****
      Last edited by LooseNuts; 06-14-2012 at 08:15 PM.
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      Quote Originally Posted by WideFive
      If you have to ask if it's a good trade... then it isn't a good trade.
      Quote Originally Posted by Schell R32
      ACW's aren't a watercooled APPLIANCE,it's a classic air cooled pile that takes money,patience and attitude to own it.
      http://www.facebook.com/VWLoosenuts?sk=wall www.cultwagen.com.

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      06-14-2012 09:53 PM #23
      guys it's just another "rise" thread from a water guy...


      this has been done so many times it makes me sick...this is why some of us have american hot rods too.


      remember guys,the older we are and the older we get, it seems that today we "owe" the younger dudes at times...not all of 'em, but most.
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    24. 06-14-2012 11:10 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by A1steaksauce View Post
      "i'm gonna take my ball and go home..."

      seriously if what was said in this thread got to you then stay the heck away from the samba.

      so next time everyone we should all stand up and cheer when a new member shows up and wants to slam his car without doing a lick of research first, even more so when it's a super beetle. STAND UP AND CHEER I TELL YOU!!!!



      yeah no kidding.

      OP,

      you created 2 threads because you didn't get the answer you wanted in this one. you're representing bad side of the younger demographic that just shows up and wants to be spoon fed. what you want to do to your car isn't anything new or different and has been done countless times before. so you think that maybe, just maybe, there's already countless threads with information already out there? ya think?

      and my favorite saying from another member on here "you can't get a ride height just by wishing for it"


      You guys are all right, I should've done some research. But I did look around a bit and just thought posting a new thread would get attention and would be able to get some infoformation. My bad dudes. I'm really not all that young. Just don't know much about lowering AC is all. ****, some newbie comes along and gets ripped a new ass for asking (or being stupid) about something. Jesus man

    25. 06-14-2012 11:21 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by Superbeetle12 View Post
      You guys are all right, I should've done some research. But I did look around a bit and just thought posting a new thread would get attention and would be able to get some infoformation. My bad dudes. I'm really not all that young. Just don't know much about lowering AC is all. ****, some newbie comes along and gets ripped a new ass for asking (or being stupid) about something. Jesus man
      took me all of 20 seconds:

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...Slammed-Supers

      and not to be an ass but there's countless other sites with aircooled knowledge...just have to look around. i found all the info i was after on my quest to baywindow bus slammo before i even picked up a single wrench. granted i had to hop around to make it all fit together, but in the end i had more info than i could shake a stick at and had so many bookmarks it rivaled my porn list

      also new people get the hazing, no two ways about it. you can either suck it up, move forward, and play in the sand box with us or you can go microcaddy and sulk off. this section is the most helpful for thinking out side the box in terms of builds and ideas....i find it very friendly here with a good kick in the balls when needed

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      06-15-2012 01:15 AM #26
      Just bustin your balls FNG.
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      Quote Originally Posted by WideFive
      If you have to ask if it's a good trade... then it isn't a good trade.
      Quote Originally Posted by Schell R32
      ACW's aren't a watercooled APPLIANCE,it's a classic air cooled pile that takes money,patience and attitude to own it.
      http://www.facebook.com/VWLoosenuts?sk=wall www.cultwagen.com.

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      06-15-2012 02:52 AM #27
      yeah Super....just makin some point here bro'.

      do a touch more research and get a game plan before you post some wide open question that's all.
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      Quit your complaining and do it right!!!

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      06-15-2012 05:46 PM #28
      And it used to be worse.

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