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.

So-Cal Vintage Treffen

I’d have to say, the So-Cal Vintage Treffen show was by far the best Vintage VW shows I’ve had the privilege to attend. Bug-O-Rama was a few months earlier but just did not seem to

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Vintage Volkswagen Commercials

Here are a few of my favorite Vintage Volkswagen commercials. Something about the tone in the narration and focus on the quality craftsmanship of these great old cars. It’s no wonder NOS parts work just

Welcome

We outgrew our old site, so we made a new one. Fun! Don’t miss these sections… Learn about why I first started this website, the the history of my ’67 Beetle, and check out a

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