JBugs Blog

JBugs has been providing high quality classic VW products for Beetles, Buses, Karmann Ghias, Type 3s and Things, as well as modernistic off road vehicles such as Baja Bugs, Dune Buggies and Sand Rails. With over 20 years of experience, we are the go-to destination for all things VW which is why we created a blog to share everything you need to know about the VW culture. From local car shows and classic VWs on the silver screen to installation guides and product spotlights, the JBugs' blog is the place to visit, read and share.

JBugs Blog Posts


November
21
2017

(sticky) Blog Rules & Guidelines

Our blog is open to comments and feedback. We would love to hear from you. Here are the rules.

, November 21, 2017


April
09
2018

Keeping Up With the Karmann Ghias

A Brief History on the Classic VW Sports Car


If you’re a classic VW enthusiast, chances are you know what the Karmann Ghia is; but did you know that it was designed by an Italian for an American brand before it became one of the most sought after German air-cooled models? Read more to learn the history of the classic VW sports car.

, April 09, 2018




Follow along with our VW experts to see how to properly bleed your VW brakes. Bleeding your brake system is a necessity when replacing any hydraulic brake component and is a very crucial step that will usually require an assistant. If you do not feel comfortable or capable of bleeding your brakes, do not hesitate to take your car to a mechanic.

, March 26, 2018


March
12
2018

Green with Envy

Celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day with Festive Four Wheelers


With Saint Patrick’s Day right around the corner, we want to share the history of the holiday and also thought it would be fun to check out some of the decked out classic Volkswagens showing off their Irish spirit.

, March 12, 2018




The South Florida VW Club is home to men and women of all ages who share the same love for classic Volkswagens as we do here at JBugs. Join them March 4 in Fort Lauderdale, FL for the 34th Annual German Classic Show ‘n Shine.

, February 26, 2018


February
12
2018


Jbugs’ resident Volkswagen expert, Sam offers a step-by-step guide on how to install a running board on a 1968-1973 VW Beetle.

, February 12, 2018


January
29
2018

Antique Acoustics

How the Bus Creates the Best Atmosphere for Perfect Acoustics


The Volkswagen Bus is an icon for certain generations but did you know that it can also be the future of concert venues for our generation? Check out how JBugs and audio engineers have scientifically determined that VW Buses are the perfect venue for amazing acoustics.

, January 29, 2018




For over 67 years, the Grand National Roadster Show hosts the world’s most beautiful classic cars. From Packards, Chevys and Fords to Dodges, Mercurys and Volkswagens, this show has everything a classic car enthusiast needs to see. Join JBugs January 26-28 in Pomona, CA for one of the most amazing classic car experiences in Southern California.

, January 15, 2018


January
02
2018

New Year, New You!

Upgrade your Wheels to Show off Your Style


Forget about working on your bod, how about working on your resto-mod? Kickstart the New Year with a brand new set of classic VW wheels from the JBugs catalog. We have a wide variety of wheel styles that are sure to upgrade your ride and show off your flair!

, January 02, 2018


December
27
2017

Classic VW Cameos

Closing out the Year with Present Day Movies Featuring Footage of Vintage VWs


JBugs thought it would be fun to close out the year with a look back at the classic VWs that made it out of the cutting room floor and into the motion pictures.

, December 27, 2017




Walking in snow and rainy weather causes dirty shoes and even dirtier floors in your classic VW. Protect your interior or replace the old floor mats in your classic VW with a brand new set from JBugs.

, December 18, 2017


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