BUILD PROCESS Step 1
Reserve or order the core of your Speedster Kit. This consists of a completed and assembled body and chassis with leather upholstery, wiring, steering, front suspension, windshield, full canvas folding roof & side curtains, and your choice of paint and leather interior.
Our kits are always in production, meaning that often times you're able to reserve a build before it's painted or upholstered, giving you ample opportunity to create something truly unique.
BUILD PROCESS Step 2
Order from the optional upgrades list to make this kit car truly your own. From side trim to luggage racks, from classic style chrome wheels to fuchs-style sports rims, this stage of the build process is intended to ensure that your buildable kit truly becomes the foundation of your classic dream car.
This is also your opportunity to specify your choice of hubs, brakes and suspension based on your budget and/or performance goals.
BUILD PROCESS Step 3
Order your engine and transmission. These must be based on a VW Type 1 air-cooled engine and a VW Type 1 swing axle (short axle) transmission. You can order these from any supplier you wish. Our recommended suppliers are:
BUILD PROCESS Step 4
Install your engine, transmission, rear brakes and suspension, and have an alignment performed in order to properly test the completed vehicle. Most customers choose to have one or more professionals perform these tasks on their behalf. JPS Classics recommends the following installers:
If you are an experienced car builder and/or restorer with extensive knowledge and experience of VW chassis, suspension, transmission and brakes and you would like to be added to this list, please get in touch.
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