VW Beetle Independant Rear Suspension - I.R.S

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Independant Rear Suspension

There are two types of rear suspension to be found under a Beetle. The first is the more common 'swing axle' type, featuring rigid axles that pivot from the gearbox. These were used from the very earliest cars up until the end of production. The second type, shown on this page is the more advanced 'IRS' (Independant Rear Suspension) type, most commonly found on 1302, 1303 and semi automatic cars. These feature driveshafts with CV (constant velocity) joints both next to the gear box and at the hub end of the axle and also a substantial diagonal link from the front of the chassis forks to the hubs. If you are unsure about which type of suspension you have, check to see if your own car has rubber boots on the axles at the gearbox end only, or at the hub end too.

Driveshafts

Driveshafts - IRS Models

Drive axle assembly, complete with joints and boots for IRS - 113501201DV

Drive axle assembly, complete with joints and boots for IRS 113501201DV MORE INFO

SSP product

Complete Drive axle assembly. Supplied with both CV joints and boots.

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Part ID
113501201DV
Stock level
In Stock
Price
£110.00

CV Joints, Rear Wheel Bearings & Related Parts

Hub

Complete replacement rear hub, for four bolt wheel stud pattern.

Part ID
311501581
Stock level
Only 3 left!
Price
£31.20

CV Joint Bolts (6 Required)

Bolt, C.V. joint - 893407237

Bolt, C.V. joint 893407237 MORE INFO

Hans Pries product

C.V joint bolt

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Part ID
893407237
Stock level
In Stock
Price
£1.00

Concave washer, inner CV joint

Part ID
113501327
Stock level
In Stock
Price
£4.00

CV Joints, Kits and Gaitors

CV gaiter with cap IRS+1302/3, Inner G1 1.6/D/TD G2 1.6+1.8 - 113501149

CV gaiter with cap IRS+1302/3, Inner G1 1.6/D/TD G2 1.6+1.8 113501149 MORE INFO

Hans Pries product

CV joint gaiter with cap.

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Part ID
113501149
Stock level
In Stock
Price
£5.50
CV joint 1302/03 +boot+grease - 113501331D

CV joint 1302/03 +boot+grease 113501331D MORE INFO

CV Joint. The joint includes the CV boot, bolts and grease. Good quality repro

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Part ID
113501331D
Stock level
Only 2 left!
Price
£45.95
EMPI product

Replacement C.V. joint, this is just the joint only, boot, bolts etc sold separately.

Part ID
113501331DJ
Stock level
Special order item
Usual delivery time 11 weeks
Price
£49.80
Volkswagen product

C.V Joint flange circlip. Each

Part ID
113517279
Stock level
In Stock
Price
£1.70
Was
£1.90
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EMPI product

Spreader plate for T1 IRS CV Joint

Part ID
113501329
Stock level
In Stock
Price
£1.10

Rear Wheel Bearing Parts and Hub Seals

Rear wheel bearing kit, one needed per side. Kit includes 2 bearings, 2x Oil seals, 1x o-ring, 1x circlip and 1x split pin.

Part ID
113598071R
Stock level
In Stock
Price
£22.10
Hub seal rear,all T1/3 - 113501315H

Hub seal rear,all T1/3 113501315H MORE INFO

product of Germany

Rear IRS hub seal. Each

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Part ID
113501315H
Stock level
In Stock
Price
£3.10
Circlip, IRS rear bearing, Beetle  / T25 - N0123191

Circlip, IRS rear bearing, Beetle / T25 N0123191 MORE INFO

Circlip, behind inner bearing, IRS axle - Beetle1302/03 Circlip for gear shaft and viscous coupling - T25

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Part ID
N0123191
Stock level
In Stock
Price
£5.00
 Wheel Bearing, inner rear,1302/03 [10] - 113501283

Wheel Bearing, inner rear,1302/03 [10] 113501283 MORE INFO

Rear inner axle bearing. Each

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Part ID
113501283
Stock level
In Stock
Price
£8.72
Was
£9.70
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Wheel bearing,rear outer 1302/03 - 113501277A

Wheel bearing,rear outer 1302/03 113501277A MORE INFO

Rear outer wheel bearing. Each.

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Part ID
113501277A
Stock level
In Stock
Price
£21.50
 O ring outer,IRS rear axle [17] - 113501291B

O ring outer,IRS rear axle [17] 113501291B MORE INFO

product of Germany

Rear IRS axle outer o-ring. Each

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Part ID
113501291B
Stock level
In Stock
Price
£1.00
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£1.20
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Spacer, outer, IRS rear axle - 113501303

Spacer, outer, IRS rear axle 113501303 MORE INFO

Outer IRS rear axle spacer

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Part ID
113501303
Stock level
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Out of stock
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Price
£15.95
 Washer A10 x 18 x 0.8 - N0122314

Washer A10 x 18 x 0.8 N0122314 MORE INFO

Washer A10 x 18 x 0.8, various uses.

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Part ID
N0122314
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Out of stock
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Price
£0.36
 Washer, rear bearing cover [49] - 311501317

Washer, rear bearing cover [49] 311501317 MORE INFO

Standard retaining washer for rear hub seal flange/bearing retainer. Each

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Part ID
311501317
Stock level
In Stock
Price
£1.43
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£2.80
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Bumpstops

Bump stop (2 reqd), 8/59- - 311501191

Bump stop (2 reqd), 8/59- 311501191 MORE INFO

OE product

Rear axle bumpstop. 2 required. Sold individually

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Part ID
311501191
Stock level
In Stock
Price
£6.00
 Bush IRS trailing arm (2/arm) Each [10] - 113501541C

Bush IRS trailing arm (2/arm) Each [10] 113501541C MORE INFO

SSP product

Rear IRS A arm bush. 2 required per arm. Each

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Part ID
113501541C
Stock level
In Stock
Price
£19.36
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£21.50
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Bolt,IRS, rr susp, c/w washers (each) - 113501535A

Bolt,IRS, rr susp, c/w washers (each) 113501535A MORE INFO

supplied from the USA

Rear IRS A arm bolt. Comes with the Washers. These are sold as a single bolt with two washers each.

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Part ID
113501535A
Stock level
In Stock
Price
£24.50
Castle nut, rear hub, T1 8/66-, T3 62-73, OE 36mm - 311501221

Castle nut, rear hub, T1 8/66-, T3 62-73, OE 36mm 311501221 MORE INFO

SSP product

Rear axle/ brake drum castle nut.

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Part ID
311501221
Stock level
Out of stock
Out of stock
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Price
£5.50
 Split pin, T1 Beetle rear castle nut/ T2 Split F [14] - N0125451

Split pin, T1 Beetle rear castle nut/ T2 Split F [14] N0125451 MORE INFO

Split pin, rear axle nut - Beetle Split pin Front bump Stop - Split

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Part ID
N0125451
Stock level
In Stock
Price
£0.95
Was
£1.10
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Bearing Caps

SSP product

Part ID
AC501203
Stock level
Special order item
Usual delivery time 10 weeks
Price
£15.50
SSP product

Part ID
AC501205
Stock level
Out of stock
Out of stock
Expected in 1 week NOTIFY ME
Price
£17.70
supplied from the European Union

Gasket paper for rear Wheel bearing housing, T1 swing axle or split van IRS

Part ID
211501315
Stock level
Out of stock
Out of stock
Expected in 1 week NOTIFY ME
Price
£2.90

Stub Axles

supplied from the USA

Stock replacement rear stub axle.

Part ID
113501231
Stock level
Only 2 left!
Price
£37.00
EMPI product

Part ID
AC501162305
Stock level
Special order item
Usual delivery time 11 weeks
Price
£135.00

Part ID
113517203A
Stock level
Out of stock
Out of stock
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Price
£6.10