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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.
Check them out!

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