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.

Classic VW Bugs Mentions 1967beetle.com

A big thanks to Chris Vallone for his recent mention of my ’67 oil bath air cleaners that I restore. I take a lot of pride in this work. You can watch that video in

Friendship – Chris Vallone

I’ve been meaning to write about my friendship with good pal Chris Vallone. Today, I received his new newsletter that pretty much sums it up: “I bumped into Eric on the Web sometime back a

2011 Alameda Classic Car Show

The 18th Annual Park Street Classic Car Show took place on Saturday, October 8. More than 400 classic vehicles were on display in Alameda’s historic downtown district. Classic cars of every description lined Park Street

’67 Engine Restoration — Before and After

Here’s a little animation of my ’67 engine. The first part is the day I drove the car home from my grandfather’s house. As you can see, a lot has changed over the last 6

Spotted in San Francisco!

Early 70s Beetle.