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 VW Seat Restoration

Proper seat restoration is something you really have to take your time with. Wolfsburg West sells all the OEM fitting goodies, all the way down to correct color frame paint! Be careful with that old horse

’67 VW Beetle Colors

When doing a proper restoration, nothing is more important than getting the colors right. Here’s the correct information provided by our friends at Wolfsburg West!

So Cal VW Treffen

The VW Treffen show was fantastic! It was a great pleasure to hang with Beth and Timm Eubanks. Thank you so much for the hospitality! You can follow Timm (OldVW) on Twitter. VW Treffen photos

’67 Beetle One Year Only Parts

These are the One Year Only parts we carry for the ’67 Beetle over at Lane Russell. You can add items directly to your cart from this page and check out via our shop. Let

Classic VW Bugs

Chris, tell me a little about yourself, your background and how you got into restoring Volkswagen Beetles? I grew up in NY my whole life in the Hudson Valley just above NYC. Ever since I