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by subaru360nut
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: (Another) New member for Upstate NY
Replies: 7
Views: 2860

Re: (Another) New member for Upstate NY

Welcome to The Club!
If you are near Norwich there is a
great car museum there. All sizes
and if you are lucky the O-WE-GO
(made in Owego NY) will be on display,
looks like the inspiration for the Messerscmitt

Ed Parsil in Tucson AZ
by subaru360nut
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Subaru van Owner from Kentucky
Replies: 17
Views: 5416

Re: New Subaru van Owner from Kentucky

Welcome to The Club!
Hope you get to drive your van every day
for 40+ years like I did!
Get the BOOK OF REPRINTS, item on this
website tells how to download it free.
It will answer 95+% of all your Subaru 360
questions.

Ed
by subaru360nut
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member from Irving, TX
Replies: 4
Views: 1937

Re: New member from Irving, TX

Welcome to The Club!
We are here to help, that's why we formed the Club.
First, if you don't have the Book of Reprints, this
Website will tell you how to download it free and it
will answer 95+% of all your restoration questions.

Get in touch with some of the other members near
you also,

Ed
by subaru360nut
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member from Fargo, ND
Replies: 16
Views: 4730

Re: New Member from Fargo, ND

Bob - welcome to The Club!
If you haven't got the Book of Reprints yet
this Website tells how to get it free and it
will answer 95+% of all your questions about
your Favorite Vehicle :D

We are all here to help get - and .keep each others'
360s on the road

Ed
by subaru360nut
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member from Woodinville Wa Looking for Stanley
Replies: 8
Views: 3017

Re: New member from Woodinville Wa Looking for Stanley

Cyrus - Welcome to The Club.

Last I heard a member in MA had one for
sale, E-MAIL me and use large (18) font
please, if you would like more on this one
and want to ship one that far.

Ed
by subaru360nut
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Joe from Florida
Replies: 10
Views: 3470

Re: Joe from Florida

Joe - welcome to The Club! We are all in it
to keep 360s on the road and running on
BOTH cylinders. :D

Get to know the members who are near you,
check the ROSTER

Ed
by subaru360nut
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member From the Chicago Burbs
Replies: 34
Views: 8974

Re: New Member From the Chicago Burbs

I have the '65 parts book (in Japanese)
that shows the convertible top assy

It's on P. 49 of BOR or I can probably make
a scan with higher resolution and e-mail it
if someone wants it - also 2 pix of convertible
on P. 71 BOR

Ed
by subaru360nut
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member From the Chicago Burbs
Replies: 34
Views: 8974

Re: New Member From the Chicago Burbs

The ragtop assembly (frame, linkage, latches, mounts, hardware, top and rubber extrusion) look to be good simple design, all we need is a car to take a few measurements. So far I can't find a car with the top up to see how much they down sized the rear window. Bottom line this a very doable project...
by subaru360nut
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member From the Chicago Burbs
Replies: 34
Views: 8974

Re: New Member From the Chicago Burbs

Tom - welcome to The Club!
We exist to help one another
keep our 360s on the road and
running on BOTH cylinders.

Ed
by subaru360nut
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Fraternal Subaru 360 Twins in Texas
Replies: 13
Views: 4542

Re: Fraternal Subaru 360 Twins in Texas

Welcome to The Club!

You have the ideal setup -
when you wonder if a part is misbehaving on
one car you can borrow the good part from the
other car and see if that is what you need to
replace on the first one 8)

Ed
by subaru360nut
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member Shelton Wa
Replies: 28
Views: 7847

Re: New member Shelton Wa

straps over the front trailing arms and rear axles or rear trailing arms do not tie down the rear crossmember as too much stress can bend it! The trailer I built to haul 360s had 2 9" channels spaced to fit the wheels and angle irons bolted in the channels in front of the front tires and behind the ...
by subaru360nut
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member Shelton Wa
Replies: 28
Views: 7847

Re: New member Shelton Wa

I read your other thread first, the PEANUT is
one of the 2 Mort Smit created.

Puller is only needed for rear drums.
Several alternatives in BOOK OF REPRINTS
indexed BRAKE SYSTEM/DRUM REMOVAL (rear)

Ed
by subaru360nut
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Photo of my 360 modified
Replies: 7
Views: 2793

Re: Photo of my 360 modified

Very cool and unique!
Mort Smit used sedan front
and pickup rear to make 360s
about that length that would go in
the luggage compartment of a
Greyhound Bus or similar motor home.
I drove one in Las Vegas back in 1986
and it was loads of fun!

Ed
by subaru360nut
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: West Texas 360
Replies: 7
Views: 2842

Re: West Texas 360

Welcome to The Club!
You definitely need the BOOK OF REPRINTS,
keep trying.
Once you get it on the road and out in the
West Texas wind, the dust will not collect as
fast :D

Ed Parsil in dusty Tucson AZ
by subaru360nut
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Greetings from Upstate NY
Replies: 15
Views: 5188

Re: Greetings from Upstate NY

Welcome to The Club! Your 360 looks good considering what it has been through! Since the engine turns over you are well on the way to getting it on the road. Remove both spark plugs, put about a teaspoon full of 2-stroke oil down each hole, and turn the engine over by hand several times. Then replac...
by subaru360nut
4 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Silicon Valley 1970 Sambar owner!
Replies: 19
Views: 5646

Re: Silicon Valley 1970 Sambar owner!

Quite a fleet there!

Welcome, all of you!

Ed
by subaru360nut
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi From The UK !
Replies: 16
Views: 5224

Re: Hi From The UK !

Welcome!

A member here in Tucson has a RHD 360 sedan
that he brought home from Okinawa at
least 35 years ago.

Ed
by subaru360nut
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member and owner or 69 Sambar
Replies: 16
Views: 3925

Re: New member and owner or 69 Sambar

In Tucson 2nd weekend this April, see
MEETS AND EVENTS category for full details.

Ed
by subaru360nut
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member and owner or 69 Sambar
Replies: 16
Views: 3925

Re: New member and owner or 69 Sambar

Were you at the Unique Little Car Show in Pomona
last spring?

Ed
by subaru360nut
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member from Tri-Cities, WA
Replies: 20
Views: 7216

Re: New Member from Tri-Cities, WA

Welcome to The Club! When we lived in NJ I would go to the NY Auto Show every year, that's where I saw my first Subaru 360 and also first Tempo Matador (a van) and also a Commer van, of the 3 it seems more Subaru 360s actually were sold here and I have had my 360 van since Feb. 1975 and drive it eve...
by subaru360nut
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Greetings from Dallas!!!
Replies: 23
Views: 7498

Re: Greetings from Dallas!!!

Welcome to The Club, we are here to help

Ed Parsil in Tucson AZ
by subaru360nut
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from San Diego California!
Replies: 13
Views: 4772

Re: Hello from San Diego California!

Welcome to The Club. James Bond!

It's about time you got something more ecomomiacal
than the Aston Martin.

Our reason for being is to help one another keep out
360s on the road and running on BOTH cylinders.

Ed Parsil in Tucson AZ
by subaru360nut
5 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Expired listings
Replies: 5
Views: 2813

Expired listings

Just catching up on what I missed since we went to Tacoma.
Last category I went to was e-bay/craigslist and there were
about 30 I had not seen yet. About 25 of those the listings
had expired.

Would it save space on the website to delete any posting
that has expired?

Ed
by subaru360nut
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: hello from ca may be in over my head!!
Replies: 5
Views: 2405

Re: hello from ca may be in over my head!!

Welcome to The Club! Get the Book of Reprints if you don't already have it. Free download for Club members. Before you work on ANYTHING mechanical, brakes, power unit, etc, look in the INDEX for that system and read the articles about it. Avoid making mistakes that others have already made with thei...
by subaru360nut
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From Michigan
Replies: 24
Views: 9069

Re: Hello From Michigan

Outside or inside door handles????

E-mail me.

Ed Parsil, Tucson AZ, see Roster for e-mail address.
by subaru360nut
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from Miami FL
Replies: 11
Views: 4006

Re: Hello from Miami FL

Welcome to The Club!
It wasn't my van since mine is still in Tucson
where I drive it every day :D

Do not take much camber out of the rear wheels!

Center of the rear torsion bars must be 10 - 10 3/16"
from the floor (pavement) for proper wheel
alignment, front 10 5/8" - 11"

Ed Parsil
by subaru360nut
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New to the Club and new project!
Replies: 11
Views: 3721

Re: New to the Club and new project!

Welcome to The Club!

If you will e-mail me the VIN from your Young
I will get it on the master list and if it is
already there I can tell you who and where
the previous owner(s) were.

Ed Parsil in Tucson AZ
by subaru360nut
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member from Palm Springs California.
Replies: 35
Views: 11260

Re: New member from Palm Springs California.

PS - I have good front wheel bearings if yours do not
clean up.

Ed
by subaru360nut
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member from Palm Springs California.
Replies: 35
Views: 11260

Re: New member from Palm Springs California.

We use a local company to reline the shoes. You have to specify thickness, IF your drums have been turned it's thicker. 5/32" and 3/16" maybe? Ed knows the two numbers; I can never remember and have to look it up every darn time. Welcome to the Club! These numbers are right, 5/32" for uncut drums, ...
by subaru360nut
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member with a new truck Project
Replies: 12
Views: 5641

Re: New Member with a new truck Project

Welcome to The Club, Jerry!
Get to know the other members in your
area, especially Mark Hatten in Portland
(see roster for all contacts)
Hope to meet you at the big show in
Tacoma in July.

Ed Parsil in Tucson AZ
by subaru360nut
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member in MS
Replies: 12
Views: 4241

Re: New Member in MS

Welcome to The Club!

Great looking 360 sedan!

Ed
by subaru360nut
5 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Member Locality Identification
Replies: 56
Views: 18041

Re: Member Locality Identification

That's what my Globe shows :lol:

Ed
by subaru360nut
5 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Member Locality Identification
Replies: 56
Views: 18041

Re: Member Locality Identification

Directly under it :D

Ed
by subaru360nut
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: How to locate Vin Number on 360 sedan
Replies: 18
Views: 8373

Re: How to locate Vin Number on 360 sedan

My reply on this disappeared too.
Remove the spare tire, look at the metal
"crossmember" below where the tire was,
wash it if necessary
THERE IS THE VIN, STAMPED IN THE METAL;


Ed
by subaru360nut
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member in NC
Replies: 8
Views: 2955

Re: New member in NC

Looks like my reply disappeared during the outage,
welcome to the Club, E-MAIL me when you have time.

Ed Parsil, see Roster under AZ for my e-mail
by subaru360nut
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: My 360 story....so far.
Replies: 14
Views: 5007

Re: My 360 story....so far.

Welcome to The Club, see you in Tacoma in July

Ed
by subaru360nut
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member in Ventura, California
Replies: 42
Views: 14416

Re: New Member in Ventura, California

Kyle - Welcome to The Club! Saw a lot of Club people at Pomona, hope you were one of them! If not come to Tucson next Apriol 10-12 for the 35th event in the longest-running series of Little Car meets in the US! Just come anyway, at my age every time I meet somebody it is like the first time :shock: Ed
by subaru360nut
5 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New 360 pick-up owner in OC
Replies: 15
Views: 5468

Re: New 360 pick-up owner in OC

Solomon - welcome to The Club!

Did you go to UofA?

If you ever get to Tucson let me know and I'll
make sure we can get together.

If not before next April 10-12, the SW Unique
Little Car Meet will be here, 35th year. You
will enjoy it, bring your piokup if you can.

Ed
by subaru360nut
6 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Greetings from Orlando!
Replies: 38
Views: 11238

Re: Greetings from Orlando!

Last batch I sent to Apple were $50. each (wheel cyls)

Ed
by subaru360nut
6 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Greetings from Orlando!
Replies: 38
Views: 11238

Re: Greetings from Orlando!

Apple Hydraulics charges a lot less than White Post.

Ed
by subaru360nut
6 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from Top Gear on History
Replies: 26
Views: 9249

Re: Hello from Top Gear on History

Welcome to The Club! I've been a Nascar fan since it began,
Curtis Turner and Joe Weatherly were my early favorites.
Never miss a race (on TV) if I can help it.
Will have my van 39 years next month, still drive it every day.
We'll help get and keep yours on the road.

Ed Parsil in Tucson
by subaru360nut
6 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member from Laurel Md.
Replies: 15
Views: 5335

Re: New Member from Laurel Md.

Welcome to The Club, we exist to help one another keep (or get) our Favorite Vehicles on the road and running on BOTH cylinders. I have a bunch of mechanical and chassis parts, can mail you an 8-pg list if you e-mail me your full name and address. I still drive the van everyday that we bought in Feb...
by subaru360nut
6 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: new member South Lake Tahoe, CA
Replies: 25
Views: 8698

Re: new member South Lake Tahoe, CA

Mike - Welcome to The Club!

If you didn't order the Book of Reprints when
you joined, it's a good thing to have and will
answer at least 95% of the questions you ever
have about the history, repair, and maintenance
of your vans.

Ed Parsil in Tucson
by subaru360nut
6 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New from norcal
Replies: 6
Views: 2895

Re: New from norcal

Zac - welcome to The Club! I would suggest you run an ad
in the next Newsletter (always free for members) and you
will reach all members and not just the ones who take the
time to converse on this website.

Just e-mail your ad to Brian.

Ed Parsil in Tucson
by subaru360nut
6 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New from Moab, UT
Replies: 23
Views: 7568

Re: New from Moab, UT

Mike Radtke in Phoenix has had one of these for many
years, had it at one of our SW meets. His contact info
is in the Roster. Jeff Lane also has one in LANE MOTOR
MUSEUM in Nashville. Tucson Electric Power owned one
in the 1980s.

Ed
by subaru360nut
6 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: B.O.R.
Replies: 6
Views: 2872

Re: B.O.R.

The printed books ( 2 volumes, 650+ pages) is $32. + postage

The CD is (I think) $10 including postage.

The downloaded version is free.

Ed
by subaru360nut
6 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: B.O.R.
Replies: 6
Views: 2872

Re: B.O.R.

Which is good because my memory is now in the dump :shock:

Book of reprints is available
(1) free online (print out pages you need) from Steve Michelsen
(2) on CD at cost of production from Brian Kliment
(3) in print (2 left, no more afters that) at cost from Yours Truly.

Ed
by subaru360nut
6 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member
Replies: 12
Views: 4444

Re: New member

Welcome to The Club!
Hope to meet you at the SOUTHWEST UNIQUE
LITTLE CAR MEET in Pomona next March.

Ed parsil in Tucson AZ
by subaru360nut
6 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New from Moab, UT
Replies: 23
Views: 7568

Re: New from Moab, UT

Gary - welcome to The Club!
We still drive the Subaru 360 van we bought
in Feb. 1975 every day and love it!

Ed Parsil in Tucson AZ
by subaru360nut
6 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member - IL - Looking to learn and buy
Replies: 15
Views: 5036

Re: New member - IL - Looking to learn and buy

Welcome to The Club! When you find it we
will do our best to help you keep it on the road
and running on BOTH cylinders, that's what
we are here for.

Ed Parsil in Tucson AZ