VW Bug, Super Beetle, Ghia And Thing Stock Oil Shocks Front And Rear. EMPI Stock length oil filled Shock absorbers. Super Beetle rear only. Stock replacements. Bug, Ghia and Thing have basically the same chassis and the shocks are also the same for the model years except Super Beetle front these are struts. Link pin and all rear shocks are 10 1/2 inch closed and 16 1/4 inch open. Ball joint shocks are 14 1/2 inch closed and 18 inch opened. Ball joint shocks include necessary hardware. Sold in pairs.