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

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

Thad Woodruff’s L282 Lotus White ’67 Beetle

Good morning, 1967beetle.com community.They say a photo is worth a thousand words. Well, how about a video? Reader of 1967beetle.com, Thad Woodruff has shared a special one with us this morning of his vintage pride