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.

Door Panel Removal and Installation

  To remove door panels on your ’67 VW Beetle: Step 1: Begin by popping out the small pin on the window winder. This can be done with a nail or small object. Be careful

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Literature for the ’67 VW Beetle

I get a lot of emails from people asking for information on correct literature. Everett Barnes seems to have this covered very well on TheSamba. From owners manuals to color chats for the ’67 VW

German Square Weave Installation

This pretty much speaks for itself. Quality German square weave carpet, just as they did it back in ’67.  Here is a visual walkthrough of some of the process:

Interior Prep Work

Since the seats were out, I decided to take care of rust issues and begin prep for new German square weave carpet and proper mats. In case you’re wondering, full carpet isn’t correct for the

Fender Beading Installation

As I mentioned earlier about the running boards; if you have a Savannah beige ’67 beetle, black is not the correct color for fender beading. Wolfsburg West did reproduce beading in the correct color, but