Note: Installing spring plates is a very dangerous task and should never be attempted by an amateur or without using the proper installation tools. If you are not a competent mechanic - DO NOT ATTEMPT TO INSTALL!!!
R1 Adjustable Drop and Raise Plates
Now you can get over 3" of adjustment but still be riding in comfort and safety, while keeping some of your hard earned dough. These plates actually work when you want to drop or raise your VW unlike the common adjustable plates, which were made only for adjustment at stock heights.
These plates are sold in sets and are constructed from laser cut, 1/4” thick (factory thickness is only 3/16”), grade 50 super-strong spring plates, and 1026 carbon steel Spline Stubs that are 1.75" in diameter. Make sure that you purchase bushings that are 1.75” in diameter, as we standardize all of our spring plates for this bushing size. The design upgrade includes stainless steel adjuster tabs that are now bolted on with rated stainless steel bolts. In addition the adjustment screw tab has a rated weld nut instead of just tapped mild steel. This means that the life of your spring plates will be extended. We offer these plates with instructions and all the technical support that is necessary to install on your VW headache free. These Drop/Raise Plates come standard with a matte black and silver which is far more durable and beautiful than the industry-standard cheap zinc coatings that you will find on most suspension components. Or you can order them unfinished to save yourself some bones. Keep in mind when making your selection that you should choose the spring plate that is designed for the ride height that your car will be at the most, i.e. hwy cruising height.
They come in the following increments:
*Note: Bushings with 1.75” ID proper shocks and are necessary for a complete rear suspension.
Over 3” of adjustment
Lowers and/or raises your VW without sacrificing ride quality
Adjust your ride on the fly!
Far stronger than factory spring plates or other after-market spring plates
Perfect compliment for adjustable front axle beams
Billet Dust Covers
Our medium-stub (not short stub) spring plates are designed with open ends on purpose so that the torsion bar can be installed from the outside if the installer chooses to. Click here to see. However for those who insist on a clean look and do not want the torsion bar exposed to the elements, we manufacture dust covers. They are made from either billet aluminum or billet stainless steel, and use 3 set screws to hold firmly into place.