Dale Harder, owner of Bug Acres, checks out a 1971 Super Beetle for sale at his Lampasas business. Harder sells parts and offers a full-service department for air-cooled Volkswagens.
Ashley Clayton, manager of Bug Acres, sorts through a pile of bumpers for Type I (Beetle) Volkswagens.
Ashley Clayton, manager at Bug Acres in Lampasas, removes an oil bath air cleaner from an air-cooled Volkswagen engine.
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Bug Acres Co.: 8329 E. U.S. Highway 190, Lampasas.
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Posted: Sunday, August 25, 2013 4:30 am
Posted on Aug 25, 2013
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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