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by rogerbhp
3 months ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Why can't it remember me??
Replies: 16
Views: 779

Re: Why can't it remember me??

Was this the guy: Brian Kliment subaru360club@gmail.com?
by rogerbhp
5 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from Minnesota
Replies: 14
Views: 637

Re: Hello from Minnesota

Be sure to save any extra parts. They will be of use to most of us who are rebuilding rather than kustomizing. Good luck with your project !!
by rogerbhp
8 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello! Sambar Pickup in Costa Mesa California
Replies: 10
Views: 1288

Re: Hello! Sambar Pickup in Costa Mesa California

My address is: 144 W. Norman Ave, Arcadia, 01007. (Two blocks south of Camino Real, one block west of Santa Anita Avenue.) 626) 447-7130. I'm retired so am generally available -- but call first, in case I'm at the doctor's office. The best thing is to call the day before and let us know you're comin...
by rogerbhp
9 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello! Sambar Pickup in Costa Mesa California
Replies: 10
Views: 1288

Re: Hello! Sambar Pickup in Costa Mesa California

If you are ever in the area (of Arcadia, CA) and want to see both of mine, let me know. One is a show car (sort of), is painted yellow and is the one I drive when I want to show off. The other is tricked out as a Tiki Truck with a South Seas look. (Sometimes I drive the Tiki Truck to show off, too.)...
by rogerbhp
9 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: HELLO ROBRIZZO here West Island Fairhaven MA. 1969 van
Replies: 13
Views: 815

Re: HELLO ROBRIZZO here West Island Fairhaven MA. 1969 van

Try calling Greg at (646) 334-5998. I think he's in NY. He's selling some truck parts.
by rogerbhp
1 year ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Newbie - 1970 Deluxe
Replies: 10
Views: 1862

Re: Newbie - 1970 Deluxe

Garm in California has or had some new repops of the windshields.
by rogerbhp
1 year ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from Salt Lake City, Utah
Replies: 8
Views: 2160

Re: Hello from Salt Lake City, Utah

Congratulations on having two of our favorite vehicles .... and welcome to the club. I also have two trucks, one is restored and yellow in color, the other is done tiki style, with a palapa roof over the rear.
by rogerbhp
2 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: 1969 360 Van, new to forum.
Replies: 7
Views: 2193

Re: 1969 360 Van, new to forum.

Do you know what Bobby DeCola has available for the T/V? As I remember, he has made up all new quarter window rubbers, new gaskets for all the running lights, backup lens and gasket, Subaru star emblem, Subaru nose script (I think), new gaskets for brake lights, etc.
by rogerbhp
2 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: 1969 360 Van, new to forum.
Replies: 7
Views: 2193

Re: 1969 360 Van, new to forum.

Nice looking van !!! There's another very nice van in San Diego that's owned by a guy named Tony. His van is for sale on Craigslist now. You can get his phone # from his ad if you're interested. Looking good !!!
by rogerbhp
2 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: My Memory's Going Fast!
Replies: 3
Views: 1375

My Memory's Going Fast!

Part of my Parkinson's Disease is a loss of memory. It looks like I've begun losing my memory very quickly, so if you get a response from me that doesn't make sense, that's the reason.
by rogerbhp
2 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: 1969 subaru 360 T
Replies: 8
Views: 2515

Re: 1969 subaru 360 T

Pull the R/F wheel and examine the frame carefully. The number is printed on top of the frame.
by rogerbhp
2 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New to Subaru 360 forum and have been offered a truck
Replies: 58
Views: 10486

Re: New to Subaru 360 forum and have been offered a truck

Andrew,
You may want to check into Rutledge Wood's van which is for sale for $6,500 (with a non-Subaru engine.)
Roger
by rogerbhp
2 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New to Subaru 360 forum and have been offered a truck
Replies: 58
Views: 10486

Re: New to Subaru 360 forum and have been offered a truck

There were several more body configurations that were never imported here to the U.S. I've been told that they included a 3-door (with a covered right rear side door) and a panel truck (with no side glass behind the driver.) They definitely produced a flat bed (where the 3 sides folded down.) I have...
by rogerbhp
2 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New to Subaru 360 forum and have been offered a truck
Replies: 58
Views: 10486

Re: New to Subaru 360 forum and have been offered a truck

On the Portugese van: It looks to me as if the L/R door was never meant to be opened (the C pillar is fairly thin and doesn't appear to be openable.) The parking lights are obviously after-market (possibly what Lee will need to do to make his van legal.) There are no roof lights so I'd guess the yea...
by rogerbhp
2 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New to Subaru 360 forum and have been offered a truck
Replies: 58
Views: 10486

Re: New to Subaru 360 forum and have been offered a truck

Andrew, Dave from Pomona, California has his van on auction right now on ebay. I don't know if his van will fit your requirements but you may wish to look at its bidding progress to see if it fits your need. We're having a meet near him on April 8, 2017. Assuming he makes it to the meet and he still...
by rogerbhp
2 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Sedan Brake work
Replies: 4
Views: 1498

Re: Sedan Brake work

I guess the real issue is how good is the car now and how good do you want it to be? If it's fairly rust-free or you just want a beater for yard driving, you're talking about two very different cars. Is it fairly complete and runs well .... or is the car in need of a complete restoration? There are ...
by rogerbhp
2 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Sedan Brake work
Replies: 4
Views: 1498

Re: Sedan Brake work

Brakes are one of the weak spots on the car. It's better to do them once and do them right than to have to go back again and again .... but doing them right means having to spend some money. To do them right: 1) Get the rubber cups from ebay (sedans are different than the trucks and vans (T/Vs) 2) F...
by rogerbhp
2 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Greeley Subaru in the house!
Replies: 18
Views: 4443

Re: Greeley Subaru in the house!

- hood emblem- email Bobby DeCola for a repop, email: de49cola@aol.com - reverse lens and plate light- not being repopped, request used parts here on the forum - mudflaps- someone in the club is working on this (I don't know who), request info here on the forum - ashtray- not being repopped, request...
by rogerbhp
2 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Greeley Subaru in the house!
Replies: 18
Views: 4443

Re: Greeley Subaru in the house!

There are relatively few replacement parts available for the Subaru 360 but you'll have a little easier time with the sedan than with the Truck or Van (T/V), as more of the sedans were imported. You'll need to reach the following members here on this forum: Garm Bealle - is going out of the Subaru b...
by rogerbhp
2 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: We have a 360 sedan.
Replies: 19
Views: 4459

Re: We have a 360 sedan.

Last I heard, the beloved co-founder of our club, Ed Parsil, is still rebuilding carburetors -- at a very reasonable cost. If you need a windshield, you'd better contact Garm Bealle ASAP to see if he has any of his reproductions left; he's closing down his Subaru parts business and soon (maybe now) ...
by rogerbhp
2 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: ittybitty360 in Minnesota. Help me with my decision please!
Replies: 24
Views: 5714

Re: ittybitty360 in Minnesota. Help me with my decision please!

The guy that (maybe) had a seat seems to have disappeared. My two last PMs have not been picked up yet so I assume he's no longer interested in Subies. If you want to go non-original for a back seat, there are several junkyard choices you can make. Also, recently (a couple of months ago?) this subje...
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New 360 Van owner, Michigan
Replies: 29
Views: 6842

Re: New 360 Van owner, Michigan

Congrats on finding and buying a really rare and sought after vehicle! They're hard to get into good running condition but well worth it when you do! I suggest you put your location onto your icon on the left side of the page.
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: ittybitty360 in Minnesota. Help me with my decision please!
Replies: 24
Views: 5714

Re: ittybitty360 in Minnesota. Help me with my decision please!

Every time I've bought a car there has always been something else that made the timing of another car purchase bad at the time .... but when I followed through on the purchase, I was always happy I did. The first time you drive the van, you'll forget about how much you paid for it. I'll try to reach...
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: ittybitty360 in Minnesota. Help me with my decision please!
Replies: 24
Views: 5714

Re: ittybitty360 in Minnesota. Help me with my decision please!

You are correct to see what it needs for reliability before doing anything else to it. Maybe you'll get lucky and dodge the "brake" bullet that all 360 owners seem to face .... if so, you'll be very lucky, indeed. (The brakes are probably the one weak point in the car.) The good and the bad news is ...
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: ittybitty360 in Minnesota. Help me with my decision please!
Replies: 24
Views: 5714

Re: ittybitty360 in Minnesota. Help me with my decision please!

Congratulations on your new acquisition! The van looks good! For the last six months or so, I've been trying to help a friend with the van he just got .... and I can tell you that available vans in almost any condition (and parts for them) are extremely hard to find! As you know, the value of a give...
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Exploit Toolkit Website 67
Replies: 22
Views: 5341

Re: Exploit Toolkit Website 67

I'm not getting it.
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello 360 members
Replies: 21
Views: 4556

Re: Hello 360 members

It looks like one van and one pickup have white parking light lenses which tells me the vehicles are Japanese imports -- or that someone over here got some Japanese lenses.
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from Southern California!
Replies: 19
Views: 4424

Re: Hello from Southern California!

It looks like you're going all the way with your sedan .... and it looks very nice!
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Back for more punishment
Replies: 8
Views: 2348

Re: Back for more punishment

Welcome to the club! When you find a suitable 360, let's hope that this experience is better than the last. I suggest that you list your city/area as part of your avatar.
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello 360 members
Replies: 21
Views: 4556

Re: Hello 360 members

Now that's impressive! I don't think I know of a newby who has come better prepared. Congratulations and welcome!
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: 13 year old from Kansas with a yellow subaru 360
Replies: 8
Views: 2625

Re: 13 year old from Kansas with a yellow subaru 360

Welcome, Max! There's a lot of helpful information on this forum about keeping your car running. Post some pictures and add your location.
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Weird car shop
Replies: 11
Views: 3050

Re: Weird car shop

Please post some photos of your 360. What I saw leads me to believe that your van has been modified to eliminate the side windows. Although we have recently had some success in getting repopped parts (thanks, Bobby, Garm, Little Car Lover, Ron, Nathan, and others), no one is making the brackets yet ...
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Weird car shop
Replies: 11
Views: 3050

Re: Weird car shop

Welcome! I suggest you add your area to the space on the left (in case other Subie owners want to give you NOS parts .... or in case someone has a van for sale.)
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Returning Member
Replies: 6
Views: 1812

Re: Returning Member

The Prodigal Son Returns! Welcome back!
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello...I'm a new member, from San Juan, Puerto Rico. Owner of 1969- 360
Replies: 8
Views: 2321

Re: Hello...I'm a new member, from San Juan, Puerto Rico. Owner of 1969- 360

Welcome to the club! Which model 360 do you have? There is a lot of parts interchange between the truck and van (T/V) but there is very little interchange between the T/V and the sedan (except for certain engine parts, many of which are the same.) In the 25 years I've been playing with Subies, I've ...
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member, long time Subaru fan
Replies: 48
Views: 10008

Re: New member, long time Subaru fan

Scotty, On a van, it's very easy make a steel strap to lean the seatback away from the steering wheel. (It works fine.) On the sedan, you can figure out what to do. (That works fine, too.) The truck is more complicated as it will require some surgery; just figure out how tall you want to be after th...
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member, long time Subaru fan
Replies: 48
Views: 10008

Re: New member, long time Subaru fan

Scotty, Welcome to the club! Before buying a 360, it would be a good idea for you to try one on. Any chance you could arrange a rendezvous with a sedan or a van? They would be a little snug, I'm sure, but they should be do-able. Don't even think about getting a truck.
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Re- introduction
Replies: 6
Views: 2006

Re: Re- introduction

Welcome to the club, Patrick. I have found that this club will always try to be of assistance, if it can.
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New 360 Member
Replies: 21
Views: 4472

Re: New 360 Member

For outside mirrors: the stalk mirrors are OK .... but for a better field of vision, I'd suggest you use hot-rod "peep" mirrors. Available at any hot-rod shop for about $20 to $25.
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New 360 Member
Replies: 21
Views: 4472

Re: New 360 Member

There were two types of hubcaps; they differed only in the type of metal used and not in the shape of the cap. Chromed steel went onto vans while raw aluminum went onto the pickups. From an originality standpoint, the hubcaps should not be painted or polished -- although I think you should make your...
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New 360 Member
Replies: 21
Views: 4472

Re: New 360 Member

Welcome to the club! When you get your truck out, we love to see pictures. It appears that you have the relatively rare aluminum hubcaps on the truck .... aluminum ones are correct for the truck (only.) Suggest you put your state in the info at the left.
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Subaru 360 owner in Michigan!
Replies: 47
Views: 10888

Re: New Subaru 360 owner in Michigan!

When you get tired of it, I'll take the chopped one on the right. I have a 460 with a C6 ready to drop in. Then add some discs and juice brakes and I'll be styling! It is possible to have brake problems on your Subie even if the hoses look good. Sometimes the brake fluid gets to the inside of the ru...
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Subaru 360 owner in Michigan!
Replies: 47
Views: 10888

Re: New Subaru 360 owner in Michigan!

I've never had to replace any rubber brake lines yet but I'm in California. I have replaced a few rubber brake lines on total restorations but it was never essential that they be done.
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Subaru 360 owner in Michigan!
Replies: 47
Views: 10888

Re: New Subaru 360 owner in Michigan!

Welcome to the club! There's a Subaru radio on ebay .... for $1,000!!
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member
Replies: 11
Views: 2727

Re: New member

Hello, Mike! Good to have you aboard. The original tires were 4.80 x 10 bias; most owners prefer a 5.20 x 10 radial for handling, ride and safety, though. You can get 4.80s from Coker Tires; Coker will sell you direct or you can buy from several of their agents around the country (including Garm Bea...
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi my name is Ted in So Cal
Replies: 41
Views: 9182

Re: Hi my name is Ted in So Cal

I can see all the pictures now.
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi my name is Ted in So Cal
Replies: 41
Views: 9182

Re: Hi my name is Ted in So Cal

Yeah, the "image" icon shows up on Ted's post but nothing happens when I click the "image" signs. Ted?
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi my name is Ted in So Cal
Replies: 41
Views: 9182

Re: Hi my name is Ted in So Cal

Ted -- I suggest you add your location to the info on the left.
by rogerbhp
3 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi my name is Ted in So Cal
Replies: 41
Views: 9182

Re: Hi my name is Ted in So Cal

Hi, Ted. To send/receive messages through this forum, click on "Private messages" above, then "Submit" below..