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.

Spotted in San Francisco!

Early 70s Beetle.

My ’67 Beetle – The Beginning

It’s been over 6 years since I began my restoration. I had no idea I’d get so interested and become so passionate about this great hobby. This photo was taken shortly after I got the

’67 Triplets!

It does not get any better than this!

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