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.

SOLD – L282 Primer ’67 Beetle Convertible

Hello, 1967beetle.com community. We have a special car here today that’s available for purchase; a ’67 Beetle Convertible project. As we all know, these gems are a bit more rare than the normal Type 1 Sedan. It’s

Restoration Process – Crain Daly License Frame

Hello, ’67 Beetle community. I hadn’t intended on sharing, but a conversation with the mighty Jay Salser last night has convinced me otherwise. I finally was able to restore our original Crain Daly Dealership frame.

Stephen Jaeger’s L282 Lotus White ’67 Beetle

Franken Fritz lives. On a Saturday morning a couple of years back, my daughter and I rigged up some chains and pulleys in the garage and safely lowered the newly rebuilt, 220 pound, engine from

BACK IN STOCK – Restored German ’67 Beetle Pierburg Fuel Pumps

A big thanks to everyone that purchased a pump from the last article. We were sold out! I’m very happy to now be offering the correct German fuel pumps for your ’67 Beetle. These generally stay in limited

An Update – Ron Waller

I want to thank everyone who has sent prayers and good wishes to me during my convalescence. I saw the surgeon this week and all the “mechanical” items related to the knee look good. I