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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Get into the Halloween Spirit!

, October 16, 2017

Check out some of the best VW pumpkins and costumes we've seen! Creepy, creative, and cute VW Halloween ideas here!!

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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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Block Parties, BBQ's & Fourth of July Fun

, June 30, 2017

Grilling has been a staple in society since the discovery of fire over 500,000 years ago. Not only is it the best way to cook the perfect steak but it is a great way to get your family, friends and neighbors together for some fun in the sun.

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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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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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Green with Envy

, March 12, 2018

With Saint Patrick’s Day right around the corner, we want to share the history of the holiday and also thought it would be fun to check out some of the decked out classic Volkswagens showing off their Irish spirit.

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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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Getting Giddy for the Grand!!

, January 15, 2018

For over 67 years, the Grand National Roadster Show hosts the world’s most beautiful classic cars. From Packards, Chevys and Fords to Dodges, Mercurys and Volkswagens, this show has everything a classic car enthusiast needs to see. Join JBugs January 26-28 in Pomona, CA for one of the most amazing classic car experiences in Southern California.

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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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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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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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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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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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