Volkswagen Type 3 Parts
We sell interior and exterior Volkswagen Type 3 parts. Along with door panels, seat covers, convertible tops, carpets and other Type 3 restoration parts, you'll find Volkswagen Type 3 parts such as VW Type 3 hubcaps, VW Type 3 wheels, VW Type 3 tires, VW Type 3 running boards, bumpers, and body seals. We also offer engine components and suspension parts for the Volkswagen Type 3. Our special packages offer great savings.
The Volkswagen Type 3
The Type 3 was introduced by Volkswagen in 1961. The classic air cooled Type 3 includes three styles: the VW Squareback, the VW Fastback and the VW Notchback. Volkswagen America did not begin importing the VW Type 3 until 1966 in VW Squareback and VW Fastback versions. The VW Notchback Type 3 was not imported to VW dealers.
Air Cooled VW Type 3 Parts Overlap
Many restoration parts for the VW Type 3 are in common with the VW Type 1 (Beetle) and you will see such Type 3 parts listed. However many Type 3 parts are unique especially sheet metal and upholstery. As an example, the VW Type 3 emergency brake and its parts were used in Ghias and Beetles as well as in the Type 3. Much Type 3 clutch hardware is also in common with the Beetles, Ghias and also Buses.
VW Type 3 Upholstery
Of course Squareback, Notchback and Fastback upholstery is unique to these cars. We are a TMI distributor. This company has earned a near monopoly on VW UPholstery manufacturing as they have duplicated original VW Type 3 interior fabrics, stored original VW Type 3 seat, carpet etc. configurations and sell through VW Type 3 parts distributors. We are the largest TMI VW Type 3 upholstery distibutor in the eastern half of the country.
VW Distributor for Over 40 Years
We began over forty years ago, in 1974. We are a true "bricks and mortar" business. VW Type 3 parts, as all our VW parts are supported by an able and helpful staff. We, of course, updated our company as we entered the computer and then the internet age. Your VW Type 3 questions may now be efficiently answered via our support email address. Any follow up questions to orders places on line for your Type 3 VW can be emailed (or you can call of course) and our support mailbox is monitored several times per day during the work week.
Only Some Links are at Right
A few of our VW Type 3 parts links at the right are listed. If you go to the top of this page and click on the Type 3 Parts catalog (top right of this page) you will get to the complete catalog of VW Type 3 parts.