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


August
16
2018


An institution of the VW community for 20 years, The Classic was once the biggest air-cooled Volkswagen show in Southern California. Check out what's new this year at the Classic!

, August 16, 2018




After reading an article about a certain celebrity living out of her classic Volkswagen Bus, JBugs became interested in other celebrities who own classic VWs. Find out which celebrities made the list and try not to drool over the amount of classic Volkswagens you’re about to see.

, July 30, 2018


July
17
2018

JBugs’ Tech Tip

Disassembling the Engine Tin


Follow along with our VW expert, Sam as he shows a step-by-step guide on how to remove the tins from a classic Volkswagen Type 3 engine.

, July 17, 2018


July
02
2018


Find out how to safely disconnect and remove a classic VW Type 3 engine using the correct tools and techniques with the JBugs’ restoration crew

, July 02, 2018




When most people hear the name Teri Hatcher, either they think of the TV show Desperate Housewives or have no idea who we’re talking about. Well, all of that is about to change because the actress has been spotted taking on a new role and we think everyone should take some time to check it out.

, June 18, 2018




It’s officially summer time!! Do you know what that means?! It means loads of blogs dedicated to one of the best seasons of the year. This week the JBugs team is highlighting the most important summer accessory, the convertible! Even if you don’t have a convertible model, there is still plenty to enjoy!

, June 04, 2018


May
21
2018

Mecum in Monterey

A Glimpse Back in Time at the Classic VW’s on the 2017 Auction Block


Take a trip to Monterey, CA with the JBugs’ crew for one of the most prestigious auto auctions in the nation.

, May 21, 2018


May
07
2018

JBugs’ Tech Tip

How to Install a Bumper on a Classic VW Beetle


Follow along with JBugs’ resident VW expert, Sam as he shows how to properly install a front and rear bumper on a classic VW Beetle.

, May 07, 2018




If you haven’t seen Chasing Classic Cars on the Velocity channel then you are missing out on some of the most prestigious classic cars on the planet. Join the JBugs crew as we recap one our favorite episodes featuring a pair of classic VWs you won’t want to miss!!

, April 26, 2018


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


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