LOWER STEERING COLUMN BUSHING, replaces the original needle bearing assembly for 1971-1974 Super Beetle models. Made from durable Nylatron, a self-lubricating compound that will last thousands of miles.This bushing takes the place of the original Super Beetle lower steering shaft plastic needle bearing and race. The original bearing race on the shaft must be removed for installation. The race is press fitted to the column tube and is easily removed with a press or a punch and hammer. Detailed instructions are included.