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.

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

FOR SALE – 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.

The VW 105-1 Carb Mystery

Hello, 1967beetle.com community. I wanted to share a recent issue I was having with our own ’67 Volkswagen Beetle. A few days ago, I finally got around to installing the correct 105-1 carb; it’s been

SOLD OUT – Restored ’67 Beetle German Gas Caps

Hello, 1967beetle.com community. As I’ve mentioned, Lane Russell is in the process of only focusing on properly restored German Engine Components. (New site, coming soon) With that said, we have a few restored ’67 Beetle