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by books1
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Greetings from Upstate NY
Replies: 15
Views: 5267

Re: Greetings from Upstate NY

Well, that saved me asking!! (I think :? )
by books1
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member from Irving, TX
Replies: 4
Views: 1968

Re: New member from Irving, TX

Welcome to the Club from downunder, <insert name(s) here> !

Sounds as if the liddle Subarus have recently invaded the Texas area!

Just love that overhead photo of the red Subie. A real "atmosphere" shot.

Cheers,

Ian
by books1
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member from Fargo, ND
Replies: 16
Views: 4808

Re: New Member from Fargo, ND

Welcome to the Club from downunder, Bob!

Floorboards??? :?
by books1
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member from Woodinville Wa Looking for Stanley
Replies: 8
Views: 3057

Re: New member from Woodinville Wa Looking for Stanley

Welcome to the Club from downunder, Scott. Don't worry, your Stanley is out there somewhere waiting for you....
by books1
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member From the Chicago Burbs
Replies: 34
Views: 9104

Re: New Member From the Chicago Burbs

Perhaps David "Wire Wheel" Brower ?

:lol: :lol:
by books1
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member From the Chicago Burbs
Replies: 34
Views: 9104

Re: New Member From the Chicago Burbs

Welcome Tom.... from downunder. With engineering behind you, look forward to discovering some unique features of this Club's favourite series of tiny vehicles!

Cheers,

Ian
by books1
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Fraternal Subaru 360 Twins in Texas
Replies: 13
Views: 4608

Re: Fraternal Subaru 360 Twins in Texas

G'won Garm.... say it.... and I'll post the Batman piccy again! Hehe
by books1
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Fraternal Subaru 360 Twins in Texas
Replies: 13
Views: 4608

Re: Fraternal Subaru 360 Twins in Texas

Soooo.... how's that inventory going then David? :mrgreen:
by books1
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member Shelton Wa
Replies: 28
Views: 7955

Re: New member Shelton Wa

That would have been a real timesaver, Ian, instead of my scrapyard abomination! I'll find one someday! If you happen to find one in Japan :D , the freight to bring it home would probably be enormous - it weighs a ton! :( (MEANWHILE, there have been plenty of good suggestions from members - both on...
by books1
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member Shelton Wa
Replies: 28
Views: 7955

Re: New member Shelton Wa

- and just for further reference, here's the factory puller:
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by books1
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member Shelton Wa
Replies: 28
Views: 7955

Re: New member Shelton Wa

When posting images from photobucket be sure to copy the line from the [IMG] box thats properly formatted to be pasted right into the forum. like this [URL=http://s1164.photobucket.com/user/elecarmanc/media/IMG_0354_zpsnuhg9sqb.jpg.html][IMG]http://i1164.photobucket.com/albums/q571/elecarmanc/IMG_0...
by books1
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member Shelton Wa
Replies: 28
Views: 7955

Re: New member

G'day Dean, and welcome to the Club from downunder - some piccys would be great! Please insert that location in your profile, so your fellow Club members will be able to refer to that in the future. You're in the right place for assistance!
by books1
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from Orlando, FL!
Replies: 21
Views: 6738

Re: Hello from Orlando, FL!

It means the most pedantic of restorations - down to bare metal, i.e.; all paint removed, panels properly panel beaten/rust removed, then the paint is applied from scratch, a la factory specs (or alternatively, whatever colour you decide). More often than not it means a restoration to original specs...
by books1
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from Orlando, FL!
Replies: 21
Views: 6738

Re: Hello from Orlando, FL!

What Roger said, plus if you have the $$$, a basket case would be a great candidate for a bare metal restoration... if you want to go that deeply that is.
by books1
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: West Texas 360
Replies: 7
Views: 2880

Re: West Texas 360

Welcome to the Club from downunder, .... <insert name here>. This looks like shaping up to be one interesting project, hope you post plenty of piccys - we LERVE piccys! The poor liddle beggar deserves a go at life, so many no starters! What a barn find - you will really enjoy the journey!
by books1
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from Orlando, FL!
Replies: 21
Views: 6738

Re: Hello from Orlando, FL!

G'day and welcome to the Club from downunder, Melissa!

You don't need to know anything about cars - just have the enthusiasm, patience and application - the various helpful folk on this list will help you through it every step of the way.

Cheers,

Ian
by books1
4 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Forum Funkie again!!
Replies: 25
Views: 7506

Re: Forum Funkie again!!

ogiebendogie wrote:It has been spotty for me
Try some acne treatment..... :lol:
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Greetings from Upstate NY
Replies: 15
Views: 5267

Re: Greetings from Upstate NY

Welcome to the Club from downunder, looks like you are dead-set Subie fans. Good luck with the resto - it looks a liddle beauty!
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Silicon Valley 1970 Sambar owner!
Replies: 19
Views: 5740

Re: Silicon Valley 1970 Sambar owner!

Ummm....... "lentil based vegetable stew or chowder based on a broth"

:!: :?: :?: :?: :shock:
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Silicon Valley 1970 Sambar owner!
Replies: 19
Views: 5740

Re: Silicon Valley 1970 Sambar owner!

I hadn't heard that, Roger... interesting!
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Silicon Valley 1970 Sambar owner!
Replies: 19
Views: 5740

Re: Silicon Valley 1970 Sambar owner!

oldone wrote:And only two parking places!! 8) :wink: Manny, Mo & Jack :D
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Is UTC Necessary?
Replies: 10
Views: 3593

Re: Is UTC Necessary?

rogerbhp wrote: (...)Even Ebay uses Pacific time!
Incorrect. How on earth would I be able to bid successfully if it didn't show local time? I ain't Mystic Meg! :lol: :lol: :lol:

What they above said - change your settings! 8)
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Is UTC Necessary?
Replies: 10
Views: 3593

Re: Is UTC Necessary?

Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) is also known as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT.) By using this standard you can know, from anywhere in the World, just what time it is in Greenwich, England. This forum uses it so we can see the time of our posts. That might be important to some far-flung ex-patriates fr...
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Is UTC Necessary?
Replies: 10
Views: 3593

Re: Is UTC Necessary?

What's UTC?
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Silicon Valley 1970 Sambar owner!
Replies: 19
Views: 5740

Re: Silicon Valley 1970 Sambar owner!

Welcome to the Club from downunder!
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Website problems??
Replies: 91
Views: 24907

Re: Website problems??

Wot's your address, Jon? I'll post you ten minutes of my life....

(but don't expect it to be very exciting) :lol:
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Website problems??
Replies: 91
Views: 24907

Re: Website problems??

That certainly seems clear to me, Garm - but the whole point of contention is the fact that those "restricted" forum topics look no different whatsoever to any other non-restricted topic item - they all appear in the same " Active topics " listing and there is really no obvious difference once you s...
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Website problems??
Replies: 91
Views: 24907

Re: Website problems??

No problemo - but I do think there should be some indicator somewhere on screen that draws attention to the fact that the thread is one of those type of non-conversational type affairs - I don't always look at the thread "provenance" when reading the active topics, in fact it's very rarely that I ta...
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Website problems??
Replies: 91
Views: 24907

Re: Website problems??

The only section that requires moderation is the parts crossover section. General conversation isn't allowed in this area as it obfuscates the thread intentions. This parts crossover section was originally supposed to be used as a reference section only. Suppose you have a part number that works or...
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Website problems??
Replies: 91
Views: 24907

Re: Website problems??

Yes Jon, what gives? On the one occasion per year when I send a serious message, I get that same "awaiting moderation" message - but as in many instances before, I know I'll never see my reply again! :roll: :evil:
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi From The UK !
Replies: 16
Views: 5301

Re: Hi From The UK !

Welcome to the Club from downunder, Lee! Ex-pat Brit here, I know there are a couple or more 360 sedans already in the UK. Very few in Australia unfortunately! I am still trying to trace what's left of the 35 sedans and 35 or so vans and trucks that came here in 1961, but so far only half a dozen (s...
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello all, fixing up my 360 in Michigan
Replies: 25
Views: 7051

Re: Hello all, fixing up my 360 in Michigan

Tony_camp wrote:.. just wish there was an enthusiast closer to my home
Awww... suck it up Princess!

(Joking... JOKING!!!)

signed
Ian
<in Darkest Western Australia... nearest Subie 360 owner/enthusiast..... over 2500km away!>
:lol: :D
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member and owner or 69 Sambar
Replies: 16
Views: 3988

Re: New member and owner or 69 Sambar

Cool pics, David! Nicely thought out - the cinema is a great match for the age of the van, too.
Love the rusty old shed!

Cheers,

Ian
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member and owner or 69 Sambar
Replies: 16
Views: 3988

Re: New member and owner or 69 Sambar

Nice pics, whateveryournameis!
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member and owner or 69 Sambar
Replies: 16
Views: 3988

Re: New member and owner or 69 Sambar

Welcome to the Club from downunder, "Preciador6" !

(do you have a human name?) :D

Cheers,

Ian
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member from Tri-Cities, WA
Replies: 20
Views: 7315

Re: New Member from Tri-Cities, WA

Here's me in 1981, helping a mate pick up an old Tempo Matador truck from a bush homestead yard: http://i60.tinypic.com/mry2ds.jpg - and again, from the front: http://i57.tinypic.com/ae06iv.jpg (After twenty-five years, neglected and left out in the weather by the wood shed, we were still able to in...
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Website problems??
Replies: 91
Views: 24907

Re: Website problems??

Sigmaz wrote:I just purged the cache and resynced a few tables.
... you just made all that up didn't you? :lol: :lol: :lol:
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Website problems??
Replies: 91
Views: 24907

Re: Website problems??

Well that was my 20¢ worth, anyway. it seems to have returned to blitzing speed again.....
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Website problems??
Replies: 91
Views: 24907

Slow website

Blimey! ...... " Users browsing this forum: books1 and 0 guests " So why does it feel like I've slipped through a crack in the Space-Time Continuum and gone back to dial-up days of olde (alternatively, like I am visiting ye oldone and trying to send an email back home) ? Is all that water between us...
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Greetings from Dallas!!!
Replies: 23
Views: 7608

Re: Greetings from Dallas!!!

A true enthusiast in the making!

Welcome to the Club from downunder... from "another" Ian, Pete!
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from San Diego California!
Replies: 13
Views: 4856

Re: Hello from San Diego California!

Welcome on board. 007. Your vehicle already has a Licence to Thrill.... there's always a "Q" for good advice here! :mrgreen:
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Expired listings
Replies: 5
Views: 2848

Re: Expired listings

Good idea Ed! (- it must all take up valuable memory space, surely)
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member from New Zealand with 360 Sedan project
Replies: 23
Views: 6708

Re: New member from New Zealand with 360 Sedan project

Ian have you seen a steering wheel like that in Australia. Also did you have any inroads on new bumpers ours are not pretty. No, sorry Sherry - I'm nigh on useless when it comes to parts. Over here in Western Australia I'm pretty isolated from any other Subaru 360 owners (the original very small lo...
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member from New Zealand with 360 Sedan project
Replies: 23
Views: 6708

Re: New member from New Zealand with 360 Sedan project

Yeah, VIN's weren't really around yet in those days - it was only chassis and engine numbers - that description came in later on.
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member from New Zealand with 360 Sedan project
Replies: 23
Views: 6708

Re: New member from New Zealand with 360 Sedan project

Gdaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay and welcome to the Club - from just over the pond, Sherry and Rusty! Ian in Perth, Western Australia here. I have rellies in Christchurch and surrounds, but have never been to the Land of the Long White Cloud (maybe in the future!). It will be very interesting to see what you have...
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member from Palm Springs California.
Replies: 35
Views: 11389

Re: New member from Palm Springs California.

That unmistakable sound......

- and that unmistakable giggle of joy, too! (from the camera wrangler)

Congrats!
by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member from Palm Springs California.
Replies: 35
Views: 11389

Re: New member from Palm Springs California.

Micro Image wrote:How do you know your shocks are blown? (...)
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by books1
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New to the Club and new project!
Replies: 11
Views: 3790

Re: New to the Club and new project!

Welcome to the Club from downunder, Garen. This is where it's all at!
Lovely Young S there. You'll be needing door seals too by the look of it....

Cheers,

Ian