VW Type III upper ball joint. If your VW Type III goes "CLUNK" over every bump it’s time to replace the ball joint. Over time the boots rip, and joints wear out leaving you with a rough ride. When you need a replacement ball joint purchase or high quality, direct fit press in ball joints for your Type III.
The VW Type III upper ball joint should be replaced at the same time as your lower ball joint. Now you know you are all set to ride smooth and quiet for a long time. If you are trying to keep your VW Type III on the road you will want the "How to Keep Your Air Cooled Volkswagen Alive" manual. It’s a fun, easy read filled with tips for keeping your VW Type III running.