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.

JBugs Blog Posts


Get into the Halloween Spirit!

Just in time for Halloween!

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

, October 16, 2017


Restoration 101: Type 3

Brief History of the VW Type 3, and an intro to the one we will be restoring.

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.

, October 06, 2017


The evolution of the VW Bus

From $2,500 off the production line to $300,000 on the auction block

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.

, October 02, 2017


Time for a Tune Up

Cruisin with JBugs' Radios and Audio Accessories

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.

, September 25, 2017


Bugs on the Big Screen

A Decade of Classic VWs on the Silver Screen

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.

, September 18, 2017


Making The Classic a Custom

VW Classic Car Show

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.

, September 11, 2017


Legendary Custom VW Upholstery

A new line of upholstery for your classic VW.

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.

, September 01, 2017


Recycling Program: Crafts for VW Enthusiasts

Fun craft ideas for your spare parts.

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.

, August 22, 2017


25 Years and Counting

How JBugs’ Jaime Marrison Caught “The Bug”.

, August 14, 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.

, August 07, 2017