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For 30-plus years, motorists on U.S. Highway 190 about 11 miles west of Copperas Cove have passed Bug Acres. It’s on the north side of the road and invariably has an interesting array of air-cooled Volkswagen Beetles parked in front.

What most passers-by may not know is that this unassuming, modest business has an international reputation. Buyers scouring the world for authentic vintage parts routinely seek out Dale Harder, owner of Bug Acres, for Type I (Beetle), Type II (Microbus or Transporter), Karmann Ghia and

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