How to lower a 1968-79 VW bus

This is a how to photo shoot for lowering a 1968-79 Volkswagen bus using Wagenswest 4 inch narrowed beam, 2.5 inch dropped spindles and 4.5 inch drop plates. With 17 inch Porsche style wheels.
It has 3 sections, the first section “photo 1 – 57 deals with removing and installing the front-end.
Section two “photo 58 – 85” deal with installing the 4.5 drop plates onto the rear suspension.
Finally section 3 deals with adjusting the front end.

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