All posts by Eric Shoemaker

Hello, I'm Eric. I started 1967beetle.com. I also own Lane Russell, a leading supplier of VW parts for your classic Volkswagen restoration. I drive a '67 Beetle daily and love to share vintage Volkswagen stories with the world.

BACK IN STOCK – Restored German ’67 Beetle Pierburg Fuel Pumps

A big thanks to everyone that purchased our Restored German ’67 Beetle Pierburg Fuel Pumps from the last article. We were sold out! I’m very happy to now be offering the correct German fuel pumps for your ’67 Beetle again.

SOLD – Rear overriders & Bumper Guard Set

Hello, ’67 Beetle community. I have for sale a set of rear ’67 German bumper guards (VW stamped) and the one year only overriders for your vintage VW, which we all know are getting harder

FOR SALE – Restored Bosch Short Coils

Good morning, ’67 Beetle community. We’ve been able to source and restore more German Bosch Short Coils. If you want your ’67 Beetle coil to be the correct factory unit, we finally have more available.

Our Story – Featured by Volkswagen of America, Inc

Hello, friends! We have some very exciting news to share. The story of our family’s beloved ’67 Beetle and how Lane Russell came to fruition has been featured by Volkswagen of America, Inc. Please check

VW Life – L633 VW Blue ’67 Beetle Rescue

Talking with Matt last night over in Austin, TX; him and the boys at VW life rescued a L633 VW Blue ’67 named, “Ol Spot.” The car had been sitting parked since 1980. These are