All posts by Eric Shoemaker

Hello, I'm Eric. I started Air-Cooled Artifacts (previously, 1967beetle.com and Lane Russell). I drive a '67 Beetle daily and love to share vintage Volkswagen stories with the world.

’67 Beetle Front Beam Swap

It looks like another good day from our friends over at VW Life in Austin, TX. This time, they are working on not one, but two ’67 Volkswagen Beetles at the same time. Check it

SOLD – ’67 Beetle Rear Seat

You may want to sit down for this one. In fact, if you do it really should be the on factory correct seats for your ’67 Vintage VW Beetle. Harold Stansell has them. Not jus

Barn Find – L518 Java Green ’67 Beetle

If you’ve been following along, you know we recently listed, and helped market a very original L518 Java Green ’67 Beetle that had been sitting patiently in a barn for the last 25 years. It

SOLD – NOS Bosch (SWF) Wiper Arms & Blades Set

When it comes to details, nothing sets off a vintage Volkswagen restoration better than the correct wiper assembly components. Believe it or not, black arms aren’t correct for your ’67 Beetle. From the factory, the

SOLD – L518 Java Green ’67 Beetle

How often do you come across a correct L518 Java Green ’67 Beetle? From my research, the production numbers were a lot lower than other colors. This one is complete, a true time capsule that’s