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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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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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VW Road Trip Essentials

, May 04, 2017

Here at JBugs, we are all about summer road trips, especially when it is in one of our favorite classic VW's. We decided to put a list together of all the essentials needed before you head out on the road. From the best phone apps (yes, to use while driving) to spare parts, we think we covered just about everything.

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Becoming the Baja

, May 19, 2017

Back in 1962, a Hollywood stuntman and two of his friends set out to Tijuana, Mexico to test ride the new Honda CL72 Scramblers for American Honda. With one gallon plastic gas cans tied to their fuel tanks, the men endured a 950 mile long journey from Tijuana to La Paz.

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Chasing Classic Volkswagens with Wayne Carini

, April 26, 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!!

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Life Lessons with Teri Hatcher

, June 18, 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.

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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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VW Road Trip Essentials

, May 04, 2017

Here at JBugs, we are all about summer road trips, especially when it is in one of our favorite classic VW's. We decided to put a list together of all the essentials needed before you head out on the road. From the best phone apps (yes, to use while driving) to spare parts, we think we covered just about everything.

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Show & Shine with the South Florida VW Club

, February 26, 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.

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Mecum in Monterey

, May 21, 2018

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

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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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A Guide to July’s Best VW Events from Coast to Coast

, June 27, 2017

We had so much fun planning the road trip from East coast to West and vice versa that we decided to do it again for the month of July. This time, we focus on each coast separately, simply because there are way too many events to cover from one coast to the other. But do not worry, we still have a link to all of the events just in case you are willing to make the trek on such short notice.

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A Guide to July’s Best VW Events from Coast to Coast

, June 27, 2017

We had so much fun planning the road trip from East coast to West and vice versa that we decided to do it again for the month of July. This time, we focus on each coast separately, simply because there are way too many events to cover from one coast to the other. But do not worry, we still have a link to all of the events just in case you are willing to make the trek on such short notice.

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El Prado Show and Shine

, June 23, 2017

Last Saturday, a few of our JBugs team headed out to setup a booth at the El Prado Show and Shine in Chino, CA and surprisingly for June in the San Bernardino County, the weather was ideal for a day in the sun.

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Preparing your VW for Summer

, June 06, 2017

California has experienced the worst drought in its history and temperatures are only going to continue to rise as the summer season falls upon us.

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Bonding and Bondo

, May 30, 2017

With graduation for the class of 2017 mere months away, there is little time to figure out the perfect gift for your graduate. Often times, parents have trouble finding something that speaks to an emerging adult with little to no idea about the world they are about to enter. Some parents opt for an entirely new wardrobe for college or that laptop they have been eyeing for months while other parents choose more practical gifts such as a transit card or cash.

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Social Distancing at VW Meetups

, September 23, 2020

As big venues re-book auto shows, impromptu Volkswagen meetups & cul-de-sac cruises have shined. Find out what the VW community has been up to this summer

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