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.

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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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The evolution of the VW Bus

, October 02, 2017

Over the past few years, classic VW Buses have sold for well over $200,000 at the nation's best classic car auctions, making them one of the most sought after vintage vacation vehicles around. Find out how one man's sketch turned VW into one of the most iconic vehicle makers of all time.

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Time for a Tune Up

, September 25, 2017

What makes a cruise in your classic VW that much better? A good soundtrack and even better weather! While we can't guarantee clear skies all the time, JBugs can provide you with a one of a kind sound system that will enhance your cruise and lighten your mood.

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Bugs on the Big Screen

, September 18, 2017

Almost everyone knows about Herbie, the Love Bug, but did you know that there are other VWs that have had their share of the limelight? VW has been making its mark in movies since the early 60's and still to this day you can catch a glimpse of the classics.

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Making The Classic a Custom

, September 11, 2017

This past June, JBugs' team members spent a beautiful Saturday afternoon hanging out at the world famous Classic car show in Costa Mesa, CA. Not only was the weather absolutely perfect but the lineup of classic VWs in all shapes and sizes was one for the books.

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Legendary Custom VW Upholstery

, September 01, 2017

JBugs is proud to announce that we now carry Legendary Auto Interiors, Ltd. upholstery sets. Legendary has over 30 years of experience in the upholstery industry and provide top of the line products for many different classic car makes and models, including Chevy, Dodge, Pontiac and now VW.

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Recycling Program: Crafts for VW Enthusiasts

, August 22, 2017

We all know that restorations can become quite costly, which is why we found new ways to spruce up that old VW that's been sitting in your garage, or even your yard.

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JBugs Website Launch

, August 07, 2017

For nearly 20 years, California Pacific JBugs has been supplying its customers with the nation's finest, original equipment reproduction classic VW parts and accessories. Our goal is not only to offer high quality products but to also provide the best service online, over the phone and in person.

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The Last Road Trip Before Summer Ends

, July 24, 2017

Before the kids have to go back to school, we would like to take you on one last road trip to enjoy some of the most exciting VW events across the country.

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Back to School Shopping with JBugs

, July 14, 2017

With the school year beginning in just a couple weeks, JBugs wants to help you and your kids pick up a few last minute school supplies that are sure to show off your VW enthusiasm.

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The Incredible Story of JBugs' Sam Mebane

, July 10, 2017

By the time this interview publishes, Sam Mebane, our resident VW expert, will be celebrating his 19th year here at JBugs. Sam has been here so long, he remembers the "good old days" when JBugs had only seven employees all crammed in a 500 square foot building. Note: Originally Published July 10th 2017 before Blog Migration.

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