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Berrien Buggy by Acme produces an aftermarket torsion housing to replace those aging VW torsions. Manufactured from 2 1/2" OD, 4130 Chromoly, they include IRS trailing arm clips, a solid VW style center spline hub, and a solid front transaxle mount. Options include your choice of Mid-Travel Style End Plates, or Heavy-Duty Stock Style Shock Towers, and with or without tubular frame horns. Available in Stock Width or "Wide Track" +6" Wider for wider chassis. Can be sold separately or installed in your chassis at the time of order. (NOTE: Mid-Travel style end plates are NOT compatible with Warrior or Cruiser Knockdown Chassis. Order with heavy-duty shock towers.)
Stock Width Custom Torsion, Installed: C058-BB442 (with Mid-Travel Style End Plates and Tubular Frame Horns)
Stock Width Custom Torsion, Installed: C058-BB443 (with Heavy-Duty Shock Towers and Tubular Frame Horns)
Stock Width Custom Torsion, NOT Installed: C058-BB500 (with Mid-Travel Style End Plates, NO Tubular Frame Horns)
Stock Width Custom Torsion, NOT Installed: C058-BB674 (with Heavy-Duty Shock Towers, NO Tubular Frame Horns)
"Wide Track" +6" Width Custom Torsion, NOT Installed: C058-BB506 (with Mid-Travel Style End Plates, NO Tubular Frame Horns)
"Wide Track" +6" Width Custom Torsion, NOT Installed: C058-BB675 (with Heavy-Duty Shock Towers, NO Tubular Frame Horns)
CUSTOM TRAILING ARMS
Berrien Buggy by Acme sells the strongest trailing arms on the market today! Made from heavy-duty chromoly 1 1/4" OD round and 1 1/2" square tubing, they are designed with reliability in mind. Full-length 1/4" plate gussets make these trailing arms near indestructible. Designed to be used with stock VW-style components. Shock mounts will need to be fabricated.
Custom Trailing Arms, pair Stock by Stock : C986-AO500
Stock x 1" : C986-AO501
Stock x 2" : C986-AO502
2" x 2" : C986-AO503
2" x 3" : C986-AO504
3" x 3" : C986-AO505
TUBULAR FRAME HORNS
Berrien has an answer to those old, bent or rusted-out VW frame horns. Cut them off, and replace them with our Tubular Frame Horn Kit. Designed to fit any stock IRS, Late Swingaxle, or our 2 1/2" Custom Torsion. (Early Swingaxles requires a small amount of grinding the cope for a perfect fit.) Kit includes (2) Frame Horns,(4) Tube End Cap Gussets, and (2) 3/4" Transaxle Mount Bolts.
Tubular Frame Horn Kit: C058-BB502
Labor to Install on any Custom Torsion: Call for Pricing.
FRAME HORN SUPPORT KIT
Berrien's Frame Horn Support Kits are used to strengthen the frame horns, by connecting them to the upper cage. Available only for Berrien produced chassis (please specify chassis when ordering).
*Tank's Tip: These are included with all Berrien chassis, EXCEPT the Warrior and Cruiser Knockdown Kits. But they are available on a replacement basis for other chassis as well.*
Frame Horn Support Kit: C058-BB671
Berrien has two models of front bumper for your sandrail. Both are available in stock width, or "Wide Track" +6" width.
Our Single Bar Front Bumper mounts to the front beam of your chassis with the supplied hardware kit. It is designed to fit around the nose of our 3-pc. Fiberglass Body, but is also suitable for use on any chassis. Please specify Link/Kingpin or Balljoint.
Our Double-Bar Front Bumper welds to the upper arm rail at the front of your chassis, and to the lower front clamps. Please specify chassis model and Link/Kingpin or Balljoint.
Single-Bar Front Bumper: C058-BB632
Single-Bar Front Bumper, "Wide Track" +6" Width: C058-BB633
Double-Bar Front Bumper: C058-BB634
Double-Bar Front Bumper, "Wide Track" +6" Width: C058-BB635
Getting hung up on a tree can be a hassle, not to mention, a potential cost if your valuable suspension and driveline components are damaged in the process. Treebars are the answer. Designed to "funnel" trees and other obstructions away from your rear wheels, the treebars will also provide a convenient "step" to assist in entering and exiting your rail. Available in double-bend (one size fits all chassis), and triple-bend (specify chassis when ordering). Sold separately, or can be installed when you order your chassis.
Double-Bend Treebars: C058-BB637
Labor to Install Double-Bend Treebars: Call for Pricing.
Triple-Bend Treebars: C058-BB638 (specify chassis)
Labor to Install Triple-Bend Treebars: Call for Pricing.
CHASSIS BRACE KITS
When traveling over the dunes, even the most well-built chassis can experience some frame flex. Our brace kits are designed to stiffen the front of the chassis, as well as add some upper roll cage reinforcement as well. Please specify chassis model when ordering.
Chassis Brace Kit: C058-BB639
Chassis Brace Kit +6" Width: C058-BB640
Labor to Install Brace Kit: Call for Pricing.
DOUBLE REAR ROLLBAR KIT
Adding a 2nd Rear Rollbar to your car can take it's look, and it's strength, to the next level. Our Double Rear Rollbar Kits are TRUE side-to-side rollbars, not 3 piece rollbar "look-alikes". Please specify chassis model and cage height when ordering.
Double Rear Rollbar Kit: C058-BB641
Labor to Install Double Rear Rollbar Kit: Call for Pricing.
PICKUP STYLE REAR ROLLCAGE KIT
Going camping for the weekend? Need a place for all those coolers, sleeping bags, tents, etc.? The Pickup Style Rear Rollcage Kit converts your chassis' rear rollcage into a "bed" for hauling gear, while giving the look of a pickup truck. Specify chassis model and cage height when ordering. (Not available for Venture, Stalker or Stalker 2+2 Models).
|*Tank's Tip: I don't recommend this kit for any kind of heavy off-road abuse. The strength of the rollcage is slightly compromised by use of this kit.|
Pickup Style Rear Cage Kit (Cruiser/Encore only): C058-BB672
Labor to Install (Cruiser/Encore only): Call for Pricing.
Pickup Style Rear Cage Kit (All Other Chassis): C058-BB673
Labor to Install (All Other Chassis): Call for Pricing.
Pickup Style Rear Cage Kit (+6" Width): C058-BB642
Labor to Install (+6" Width): Call for Pricing.
REPLACEMENT ENGINE UNDERBAR KIT
Damaged engine cages happen all the time. All it takes is a stray rock, tree, or sharp incline, plus a little speed, and your cage can get a bit twisted. That's why Berrien makes available replacement underbar kits for all our chassis. Please specify chassis when ordering.
Underbar Kit, Bolt-On Lower Mount: C058-BB631 (Specify-Warrior or Cruiser only)
Underbar Kit, Slip-Fit Lower Mount: C058-BB631B (All Other Chassis-Specify Model)
FULL-LENGTH POLISHED ALUMINUM DIAMOND TREAD PLATE FLOOR
Building a show buggy? Our heavy-duty polished aluminum floors are cut to the full-length of your chassis. Made from 3/16" diamond tread plate, they are the perfect accent to your dream rail. Can be ordered separately (specify chassis), or installed on your chassis at the time of order.
Aluminum Tread Plate Floor: C058-BB630
Labor to Install (2 Seat Chassis Models): Call for Pricing.
Labor to Install (4 Seat Chassis Models): Call for Pricing.
3-PIECE FIBERGLASS BODY
Adding a fiberglass body can help protect you from the elements, and also give you a canvas to express your rail's character. Fabricating your own body panels can be a pain, so we did it for you! Available only for Warrior, 295, 2100, and 4105. Your choice, solid colors or metalflake.
3-Piece Fiberglass Sandrail Body for Warrior/295, Solid Colors: C058-BB302
3-Piece Fiberglass Sandrail Body for Warrior/295, Metalflake Colors: C058-BB302A
3-Piece Fiberglass Sandrail Body for 2100/4105, Solid Colors: C058-BB303
3-Piece Fiberglass Sandrail Body for 2100/4105, Metalflake Colors: C058-BB303A
Available in your choice of 34 Gelcoat Colors:
-18 Metalflake Colors
-16 Solid Colors
Color representations are a close approximation. Actual product color may vary slightly.