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TMI Plaid Interior Upholstery

, February 28, 2020

JBugs.com is excited to announce new plaid interior upholstery for your classic Volkswagen! Designs inspired by the VW Golf & classic motorsports.
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50 Years of Woodstock

, August 06, 2019

From Surfers to Deadheads, the VW Bus is an iconic part of American counterculture. Now we look back 50 years later on the festival that brought these automotive works of art to the world stage, and landed them in our hearts forever.

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JBugs Welcomes the Vanagon!

, July 12, 2019

Join us as we explore the history of the Volkswagen Transporter's third generation, and learn why this vehicle earned its reputation of being the best of a van mixed with the best of a station wagon!

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Catching the bug at El Prado 2019

, June 24, 2019

After 5 years of working for JBugs, our company photographer finally caved and agreed to come camp out with us at his first big VW show. Check out pictures from the Blackstar Campout and El Prado 2019 through Sam's lens.

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Keeping Up With the Karmann Ghias

, April 09, 2018

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.

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Classic VW Cameos

, December 27, 2017

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.

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Amusing Advertisements from the Vintage VW Archives

, December 11, 2017

What makes a car manufacturing company successful? Executives from GE and Ford believe it takes three qualities: Productivity, Connectivity and Standardization. But here at JBugs, we think it might be the clever, funny and downright crazy advertisements that can help skyrocket a company to the next level. Check out the vintage ads we found from the early years of Volkswagen and you’ll see what we mean.

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Drag Race VW's

, November 06, 2017

The drag races are on their way to the Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, CA and JBugs invites you to join us for a walk down memory lane with a look back at the Volkswagens that have sped their way into the history books.

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Lights, Camera, Action!

, October 30, 2017

Last month we shared the most memorable moments of classic VWs on the big screen in the 60's and 70's. This time we flash forward to the 80's and 90's to peak in the past at the vintage vehicles in action.

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Restoration 101: Type 3

, October 06, 2017

We aim to provide authentic and educational videos to help you restore your classic VW from the comfort of your own home. In fact, we have just finished filming our latest restoration video featuring a 1971 Type 3.

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