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.

Vintage Volkswagen Restoration

This isn’t exactly ’67 specific, but worth a watch if you’re into vintage Volkswagen restoration. For over 60 years, the VW Beetle has held the record as the most popular car sold, with the highest

Vintage VW Fuel Tank Replacement

This is another one of those topics I receive a fair amount of emails about. Anytime fuel is involved there is an understandable reason to be nervous. However, rest assured you can in fact replace

Vintage VW Correct Distributor for ’67 Beetles

I’d like to take a moment and thank Mark Massey of OldVWs for restoring an original vacuum advance distributor for my ’67.

’66 and ’67 VW Beetle Wiring Diagram

I’ve received 4 emails in the last 2 weeks asking for the correct wiring diagram for both a ’66 and ’67 Beetle. Illustrated below is the VW 1500 sedan and convertible (U.S. version) from August

Vintage VW Torsion Bar Reindexing

Ever go on a Sunday drive and spot another early Volkswagen cruising along side your vintage pride and joy? You’re so excited to exchange that brotherhood like nod with the driver when you suddenly notice