[T3] More missing parts

Jim Adney jadney at vwtype3.org
Mon Sep 14 06:46:25 PDT 2020

On 13 Sep 2020 at 20:46, Max Welton wrote:

> Are all the torsion bars the same? Joel Mitchel has some from a 65.

I had to check, but the Type 3 lower torsion bars are the same for all years, 
but be careful, L & R are different. They are stamped L or R on one end and 
MUST not be installed backwards.

These tend to rust at the ends and that's where they can break. If you have 
rust there, bead blast that area and repaint.

Upper sway bars are more complicated, but basically 13.7 mm dia for 
Squares, 11 mm dia for the rest.  

All torsion bars should be slathered with grease before installing, to prevent 

Jim Adney, jadney at vwtype3.org
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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