Vintage Parts, Inc. was begun by Bob Scott in 1972. Bob was an English teacher and head of the Drama Department at Glendale Community Colleg...read more
Vintage Parts, Inc. was begun by Bob Scott in 1972. Bob was an English teacher and head of the Drama Department at Glendale Community College at the time. He decided to take a six month sabbatical from the college and go to London, England, to study acting and attend plays. While in England, he went to Germany to buy VW parts for a friend back home. Intrigued with the simplicity and formidability of the parts, he brought back extra to sell. When Bob returned home, he took the parts to a swap meet and was overwhelmed with their popularity. People knocked him over! He soon traded his 1949 MG TC for a split window Bug, and bought a load of VW parts. At first he had a small industrial garage-type shop, and was only open part time. But within two years, he had quit teaching and was selling VW parts full time.
At first he sold only split window parts, then progressed to oval window parts, and now the business covers VW's up to 1977. Currently we have an inventory with over 3000 different par
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