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Simple shock question for you, Andy. 1974 VW Beetle. Stock set up in rear. Front is stock other than the addition of lowered spindles. Drum brakes all around. What do you recommend for adjustable shocks? Thank you.

Hi James,

I’m not sure what you mean by an adjustable shock.  I will tell you that the back of the VW Bug is heavier due tot he motor and transmission weight, therefore I recommend softer in the front and stiffer in the back.  For a normal street car I recommend a stock oil shock (113 413 301E) for the front and a soft gas shock(113 513 144) for the back.  If you like a little stiffer ride, go with a heavy duty nitrogen shock(113 513 529) in the back.

Thanks  Andy

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