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.

Big Blue is a Friend of Mine!

A BIG thanks for Big Blue for sending a few stickers to 1967beetle.com! Big Blue’s Online Carburetor can be found here. Follow Big Blue on Twitter!

Engine Sound Absorber

I’ve received a handful of emails in the past 2 weeks about sound absorbing behind the ’67 Beetle firewall. I highly recommend the 3 piece kit that Wolfsburg West offers. Part number: 111813805. It’s German-made

Airhead Parts Mentions 1967beetle.com

Airhead Parts mentions 1967beetle.com on their blog. Thank you!

Recommended Reading – Volkswagen Bentley Manual

I get about 10 emails a week from people asking what literature might be good for them to purchase for their new project. I recommend the Volkswagen Beetle and Karmann Ghia Official Service Manual Type

Advanced VW – Decatur, GA

I’d like to take this moment to thank Bobby at Advanced VW in Decatur, GA for rebuilding my engine back in 2006. I was in the infant stages of my restoration, and Bobby took the