Category: VW Stories

Vintage VW owners and the stories behind their vintage pride and joy.

L620 Savanna Beige ’67 Beetle Survivor

A good friend of 1967beetle.com, Chris Vallone of Classic VW Bugs in NY just picked up this ’67 L620 Savanna Beige true survivor. It looks like the distributor has been replaced and possibly a few other

Tim Mossman’s L639 Zenith Blue ’67 Beetle

Ever since my father bought my first Beetle back in 1981, a red 1971 standard I have loved classic VWs. My Beetle took me to university every day problem free, thanks to my father who

Eric Shoemaker’s Vintage Volkswagen Story

Hi. I’m Eric Shoemaker. I created and manage 1967beetle.com. Amanda Shoemaker helps with programming, photography, and writing. Timm Eubanks is a contributing photographer, along with Jay Salser who’s a huge influence on the ’67 Beetle community. Many other

Louie Meyer L633 VW Blue ’67 Beetle

It’s readers like Louie Meyer that remind me why I started 1967beetle.com. “Eric, I subscribed to your updates back in early January when I found your site. I was searching info on ’67 Bugs because

Mike Buettell, Vintage VW Enthusiast

A big thanks to Mike Buettell who drove 1.5 days from Washington to pick up the tires I had for sale. I took him out for a sunny Bay Area drive in the ’67 and he