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by books1
3 weeks ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello! Sambar Pickup in Costa Mesa California
Replies: 10
Views: 319

Re: Hello! Sambar Pickup in Costa Mesa California

Welcome to the Club from downunder! Many dopplegangers for your pickup in this group!
by books1
1 month ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: need help identifying exact year of my mini so i can get parts.vin# k153L2288
Replies: 6
Views: 220

Re: need help identifying exact year of my mini so i can get parts.vin# k153L2288

2stroketurbo wrote:
1 month ago
books1 wrote:Are you talking about a Morris Mini, or just an alternative description for the Subaru 360?

:?
Appears to be a Subaru 360 VIN

Sent from my SM-G965U using Tapatalk
Ah, I see. I think..... (I've always described the Subaru 360 as a micro car! :D )
by books1
1 month ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: need help identifying exact year of my mini so i can get parts.vin# k153L2288
Replies: 6
Views: 220

Re: need help identifying exact year of my mini so i can get parts.vin# k153L2288

Are you talking about a Morris Mini, or just an alternative description for the Subaru 360?

:?
by books1
1 month ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi from Orlando
Replies: 8
Views: 172

Re: Hi from Orlando

My Young SS is apparently around March '69 - and has acrylic back window (although I think it was part of the essential "go faster" ingredients along with dual carbs, lower ride height and bonnet/roof stripes!).
by books1
1 month ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi from Orlando
Replies: 8
Views: 172

Re: Hi from Orlando

Hi Rob,

Ummmm.... try SEVEN years ago.... here

:D :lol: :wink:
by books1
1 month ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: HELLO ROBRIZZO here West Island Fairhaven MA. 1969 van
Replies: 13
Views: 238

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

Welcome to the Club from downunder, Rob. This club covers all corners of the Globe
(who coined that phrase anyhow? - doesn't make sense!) :D
by books1
1 month ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Face book
Replies: 4
Views: 107

Re: Face book

Hi Wayne - are you saying that it's on the increase (Facebook ..?) - to the exclusion of email communication? (coz that's what I've found - even amongst my family members). I go to a restaurant nowadays and see a group of folk at a table, nobody talking, all of them just staring at their phone scree...
by books1
2 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from SoCal
Replies: 30
Views: 1801

Re: Hello from SoCal

Two sets similar to those (one set had lens flutes, the others were plain clear) went up for auction on Yahoo Japan Auctions last week. They had Subaru "boomerang" logos in the glass lenses.
by books1
2 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from SoCal
Replies: 30
Views: 1801

Re: Hello from SoCal

W O W :!: :D
by books1
3 months ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Not able to reach Jamie for website updates.
Replies: 10
Views: 388

Re: Not able to reach Jamie for website updates.

Wot they ----------^ said!
by books1
3 months ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Not able to reach Jamie for website updates.
Replies: 10
Views: 388

Re: Not able to reach Jamie for website updates.

Don't worry Carl..... I'll take your money! :D
by books1
6 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: NEW HERE, 360 SAMBAR RESTORATION PROJECT
Replies: 27
Views: 2689

Re: NEW HERE, 360 SAMBAR RESTORATION PROJECT

That's great Scott!

Downunder, when I've gone into a Subaru dealership and asked if any parts exist, I just get either laughed at :lol: , or there's just no reaction, with an open-mouthed gormless glazed-eye expression.... :shock: - so I eventually gave up.
by books1
6 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: NEW HERE, 360 SAMBAR RESTORATION PROJECT
Replies: 27
Views: 2689

Re: NEW HERE, 360 SAMBAR RESTORATION PROJECT

Scott, as you are a Subaru dealer, are there any 360 parts that still remain active (that you have managed to ascertain so far) :?: As a regular shopper on Yahoo Japan auctions - I sorta suspect that things like wheel bolt sets, new distributors and even fuel tanks might possibly still be available,...
by books1
6 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: NEW HERE, 360 SAMBAR RESTORATION PROJECT
Replies: 27
Views: 2689

Re: NEW HERE, 360 SAMBAR RESTORATION PROJECT

That bodywork is great - it's a different van! :D
by books1
6 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello all!
Replies: 19
Views: 1954

Re: Hello all!

:lol:
by books1
6 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello all!
Replies: 19
Views: 1954

Re: Hello all!

subaru360nut wrote:
6 months ago
Probably not replaced after the canvas rotted - but it is possible
some did not have the canvas roof, I have never been able to
get an authoritative answer on this.

Ed
Hi Ed - I meant where did the ORIGINAL roofs and rear windscreens end up? :lol:
by books1
6 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello all!
Replies: 19
Views: 1954

Re: Hello all!

subaru360nut wrote:
8 months ago
(...) Either 24 or 30 were made, and only half of those were sold to the public!
(...)Ed
Which begs the question: Where did all the roofs and back windscreens go :?: :!: :?
by books1
7 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New to the Club!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 1638

Re: New to the Club!!!

:lol: :lol: :lol:

I'm only 5'3" (I think that's how you show feet/inches - it's been a while, we're metric nowadays), so I am built for these cars - or are they built for me?
by books1
7 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New to the Club!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 1638

Re: New to the Club!!!

Nice pics, but please now excuse me whilst I go make an appointment with my chiropractor! :?
by books1
7 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From Canada
Replies: 10
Views: 868

Re: Hello From Canada

Welcome to the Club, Aye...

from downunder.. Aye.

:D :lol: :lol:

Met many Canadians whilst hitch-hiking around Europe...

Got on like a house on fire! :D

MANY, many moons have past since then, though! :( :cry: :cry:
by books1
7 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Another Newbie! 1970 Sambar owner
Replies: 10
Views: 938

Re: Another Newbie! 1970 Sambar owner

Hi Rob, welcome to the club, from downunder - that van already has character - you will only add to that with the help of these folk! :D
by books1
7 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: new sambar owner
Replies: 8
Views: 934

Re: new sambar owner

Welcome to the Club - from downunder. Everyone falls in love with these liddle guys - you couldn't help it! Cancel the counselling - it's normal!
by books1
7 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Newbie - 1970 Deluxe
Replies: 10
Views: 1057

Re: Newbie - 1970 Deluxe

Top marks that man! Welcome to the Club from downunder, George!

Took a shotgun to it?? Ooooherrr ... nasty. I hope the rest of its life is very peaceful!
by books1
7 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New to the Club!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 1638

Re: New to the Club!!!

Welcome to The Club from downunder! Lotsa help on these forums for you!
by books1
8 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Club Member with Dune Buggy 360
Replies: 36
Views: 10949

Re: New Club Member with Dune Buggy 360

I wonder whatever happened to Patricia's Jolly :?: :?:
by books1
8 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Wrong hand drive in Melbourne
Replies: 11
Views: 969

Re: Wrong hand drive in Melbourne

Hi Dean,

Re : Wiseco repro pistons:

I believe that two sizes are available:

62.00mm (+0.50mm over stock)

62.50mm (+1.00mm over stock)

Any other member care to confirm?

Cheers,

Ian
by books1
8 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Wrong hand drive in Melbourne
Replies: 11
Views: 969

Re: Wrong hand drive in Melbourne

There are also some parts that are quite different, i.e.; air filter canister. The only place you'd be likely to pick up 450 parts Dean would be...... (wait for it!) AUSTRALIA! Hehe - we imported around 35 of them back in 1961. That's the other thing - the parts would be ten years older than your ex...
by books1
8 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Wrong hand drive in Melbourne
Replies: 11
Views: 969

Re: Wrong hand drive in Melbourne

Hello down under!!! Welcome to the club. I see a set of Wiesco pistons in your future... :wink: Ian is your closest link in Perth. Is the rust on the door on the front lip?? Common due to foam rubber seal. Ian should have the RHD parts left over from his old SS???? Yes indeed Wayne - I've already P...
by books1
8 months ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Member Locality Identification
Replies: 56
Views: 10325

Re: Member Locality Identification

Still awaiting those Subie Action shots, Steve! :D
by books1
8 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New to Subaru 360 forum and have been offered a truck
Replies: 58
Views: 6952

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

Good work Andrew... at last - now the fun begins! :D
by books1
8 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello all!
Replies: 19
Views: 1954

Re: Hello all!

Welcome to the Club from downunder! There's a couple of members on this forum with those variants, so fear not!
by books1
9 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from SoCal
Replies: 30
Views: 1801

Re: Hello from Socal

Looking good, Bong! That Ultra is very nice, too. Welcome to the Club!
by books1
9 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi!
Replies: 3
Views: 586

Re: Hi!

:lol: :lol: :lol: <hic!> <burp>
by books1
10 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Anyone from the Bay Area
Replies: 8
Views: 1345

Re: Anyone from the Bay Area

I'm surrounded by a bay! :mrgreen:
by books1
10 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Anyone from the Bay Area
Replies: 8
Views: 1345

Re: Anyone from the Bay Area

Welcome to the Club from downunder - lots of resources right here! :D
by books1
10 months ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member in OK...FINALLY on!
Replies: 10
Views: 1200

Re: New member in OK...FINALLY on!

Welcome to the Club, Tyler. Nice lot there, particularly like the Abarth, Porsche, Mazda.

From "downunder", Cheers, Ian
by books1
1 year ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from Wisconsin!
Replies: 5
Views: 1228

Re: Hello from Wisconsin!

What a fleet, Matt! Two and a half sedans indeed.. LOL
by books1
1 year ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from Salt Lake City, Utah
Replies: 8
Views: 1438

Re: Hello from Salt Lake City, Utah

Oh - and I love that moody nighttime pic, too!
by books1
1 year ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from Salt Lake City, Utah
Replies: 8
Views: 1438

Re: Hello from Salt Lake City, Utah

Welcome to the Club from "downunder", Hangfei ! If your trucks are needing parts, this is the go-to place! :D
by books1
1 year ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New to the Forum
Replies: 11
Views: 1865

Re: New to the Forum

Love the photos - but I must admit, the first pic has me wondering...... what on Earth is holding up that small brick wall above the verandah on the left of picture? You folk have stronger gravity than us downunder? :?
by books1
1 year ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Shout out to Sigmaz
Replies: 4
Views: 880

Re: Shout out to Sigmaz

... but there again, don't go the other extreme... mine's in its thirty-sixth year..... :shock: 8)
by books1
1 year ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Family Photo
Replies: 47
Views: 7689

Re: Family Photo

I showed a Family member the photo... but with each side vehicle hidden by holding a DL sized letter envelope over each. Asked what they thought of the van, they said " yeah... it's a van " (we're a very forthcoming mob) - then when I revealed the side cars they went " WOW !". Genuine shock at the s...
by books1
1 year ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Greetings from Germany!
Replies: 11
Views: 1760

Re: Greetings from Germany!

kjrcace360fan wrote:
1 year ago
Here's my pair of fast and first
Look for the new movie... "Fast and Friendly", featuring STI and Subie 360 ! :lol:
by books1
1 year ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Greetings from Germany!
Replies: 11
Views: 1760

Re: Greetings from Germany!

So Frank, they named a city after you? :lol:

Welcome to the Club from downunder (Australia) !

You're nearly as isolated from the "main" Subaru 360 action as myself!

First of many contacts I hope,

Cheers,

Ian
by books1
1 year ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Quote name markers not working
Replies: 25
Views: 3083

Re: Quote name markers not working

Sigmaz wrote:
1 year ago
I think the only limit is your imagination .... Or something like that.. Lol
- fear itself! ? :D
by books1
1 year ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Quote name markers not working
Replies: 25
Views: 3083

Re: Quote name markers not working

Well currently I have just pressed "Ctrl+" to increase the whole browser window, but that affects all other stuff I view in that browser after that, unless I reverse it by pressing "Ctrl-". It was that or see the chiropractor tomorrow for a stretched neck (leaning forwards nearer towards the screen!...
by books1
1 year ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Quote name markers not working
Replies: 25
Views: 3083

Re: Quote name markers not working

COOL! It works again!...... :D

Just one thing, Jon... (there always is, isn't there?)

The font now is TINY - is there a permanent setting that I can adjust, so that I don't have to do it every time I sign in? :?
by books1
1 year ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Quote name markers not working
Replies: 25
Views: 3083

Re: Quote name markers not working

The code looks ok, but there must either be something missing, or maybe that part of the site software needs a look at.