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by subaru360nut
7 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: .
Replies: 7
Views: 2688

Re: New member in Anaheim California

Welcome to The Club! We've had our 360 van since Feb. '75 and I still drive it every day. It wasn't the previous owner's attempt at "customizing" that bothered me as much as his attitude toward other 360 people who were at the show in Upland. 95+% of all the questions you may ever have about your va...
by subaru360nut
7 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Another new guy from Washington Re-Do
Replies: 13
Views: 6277

Re: Another new guy from Washington Re-Do

I am back. Any time I am not on the website for a week or more you can
assume I am out of town.

Ed
by subaru360nut
7 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Need Distributor Cap - 1969
Replies: 15
Views: 6688

Re: Need Distributor Cap - 1969

You can get Nippon-Denso caps from Steve Caudle in WA, see P. 368 in BOR for complete details.

Ed
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: AZ neewbie
Replies: 9
Views: 3738

Re: AZ neewbie

There is a big little car show in the Southwest every year since 1981, it was in Phoenix in
April this year. Lots of great cars there.

If you send me your e-mail I can forward you a short video of about half of them.

Ed
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: AZ neewbie
Replies: 9
Views: 3738

Re: AZ neewbie

Welcome to The Club!

I'm in Tucson, did I meet you at the show in Phoenix in April?

If you get down this way come see us.

Ed Parsil
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Wannabe 360 owner
Replies: 28
Views: 10126

Re: Wannabe 360 owner

With that much power going to the back wheels they will spin even on dry
pavement, forget on snow :shock:

Ed
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Wannabe 360 owner
Replies: 28
Views: 10126

Re: Wannabe 360 owner

Welcome to The Club, Alaska Guy. When I lived in NJ in the 70s I was on a volunteer First Aid and Rescue Squad, we answered calls from home and met at the HQ where the ambulances and Crash Truck were kept. Ordinarily I could make it to the HQ in about 90 seconds, and there would already be 2 or 3 ot...
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from WA
Replies: 10
Views: 4620

Re: Hello from WA

If you will e-mail me I will send the info, don't like to post e-mail addresses on this site, Jim Cave is the one who has them, you can find his info in the Roster under INTERNATIONAL MEMBERS.

eD
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from WA
Replies: 10
Views: 4620

Re: Hello from WA

Chris & Kayla - welcome to The Club!

I have some parts, can e-mail you the lists if you E-MAIL me.

Also a member in southern BC (3 miles from WA) has 2 pickups for sale, both fixer-uppers, I can e-mail you the info if you want it.

Ed Parsil, Tucson AZ
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: My First 360!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 8719

Re: My First 360!!!

Only with written permission from Chilton. They are EXCERPTS and CONDENSED
articles from the Shop Manuals, which are already available online.

Ed
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member hello
Replies: 5
Views: 2266

Re: New member hello

Welcome to The Club! Please do e-mail me the VINs.

Also I can e-mail you my 8-pg parts lists if you e-mail me, I might have something
you can use.

Ed
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: My First 360!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 8719

Re: My First 360!!!

I've had one of those orange Chiltons since I first got my van 37 years ago. Then I gradually acquired all the Subaru manuals and in 1981 got permission from SOA to reprint them, at cost, for Club members only. I still have some reprints left, they are also available online (free) and on CD (at cost...
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: My First 360!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 8719

Re: My First 360!!!

Patrick - your expertise at changing oil will go to waste, since this procedure is never needed on your 360. All you do is ADD a quart of good 2-stroke oil to the oil tank whenever the light on the dash starts blinking (about every 300 miles on average) and the engine recycles it to lubricate itself...
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: My First 360!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 8719

Re: My First 360!!!

Patrick - welcome to The Club! It is not often I see a Young with the correct wheel covers, but your has them. If you want the hood ornament contact Burt Richmond in IL, he got some remade. I used to have a lot of Young bumper ends, last one left about 10 years ago. Last new Young bumpers went to a ...
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: new member from south of ft worth... (cleburne)
Replies: 17
Views: 6848

Re: new member from south of ft worth... (cleburne)

Welcome to the Club! I have a good used front and rear wiring harness for sedan/young, if you e-mail me I can e-mail you my 8-page parts lists. Plug wires are can be bought at any parts store, or if you want to stay 100% original you can use the original bakelite plug ends which are also on my list ...
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member from the chilly Northwest
Replies: 14
Views: 5401

Re: New member from the chilly Northwest

You like your vehicles rear-engined and air-cooled!

That is a really sharp motor home.

Ed
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member from the chilly Northwest
Replies: 14
Views: 5401

Re: New member from the chilly Northwest

Welcome to The Club!
I think a 360 van would be perfect for you, paint it to match your Ultra Van and tow it like a "lifeboat" 8)
If you get one I can send you the details on the towbar I made for my van in 1980 and still use to tow it to shows (drive it locally every day)

Ed Parsil in Tucson AZ
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi! 1969 Sambar Shell - Orange County, Southern California
Replies: 29
Views: 22056

Re: Hi! 1969 Sambar Shell - Orange County, Southern Californ

Garnet - both are from the BOR, left is for a cut to order Lexan II. windshield, right is for a factory or Billy Paul Repro glass windshield.

If you would like my parts lists please E-MAIL me.

Ed
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: new member in need of parts
Replies: 5
Views: 4214

Re: new member in need of parts

Thanks Steve, I almost sent him a big long answer until I read your post and looked at when he posted his want list.

Maybe want lists should expire and be deleted after a couple of years, then if the member is still a member ans still needs stuff he can post a revised one.

Ed
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Another new guy. Bryan in Boise, Idaho. Truck in a box :).
Replies: 17
Views: 6657

Re: Another new guy. Bryan in Boise, Idaho. Truck in a box :

Bryan - I have an 8-page parts list that I will send you if you E-MAIL me.

Ed
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi! 1969 Sambar Shell - Orange County, Southern California
Replies: 29
Views: 22056

Re: Hi! 1969 Sambar Shell - Orange County, Southern Californ

Garnet - thanks for including the VIN, I put it on the master list - first time this one has shown up.
Please e-mail me your last name, this list includes, VIN, Owners name(s) and State(s)

Ed
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: New reference section
Replies: 9
Views: 5018

Re: New reference section

Yes! It works now.

Thanks,

Ed
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: New reference section
Replies: 9
Views: 5018

Re: New reference section

I did that, also entered my PIN number and 9-digit zip code, still can't get access :cry:

Ed
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: New reference section
Replies: 9
Views: 5018

New reference section

There is a yellow bell on the new reference section but it says I am not authorized to look at it.

What do I need to do to get authorized?

I might be able to help with this since I have all the original manuals.

Ed
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: 1970/360 Van Robert & Beverly from Norfolk, VA
Replies: 8
Views: 3494

Re: 1970/360 Van Robert & Beverly from Norfolk, VA

Welcome to The Club, Robert and Beverly! In a couple of weeks we will have been driving our 360 van for 37 years - hope you have yours at least that long!!

Ed Parsil, Tucson AZ
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Mele Kalikimaka from Portland, OR
Replies: 20
Views: 7528

Re: Mele Kalikimaka from Portland, OR

Jet Industries in Austin TX did the conversions and sold those Electavans in the late '70s - early '80s.. Several other members drive them. In 1980 we moved to Tucson and I saw one on the road, it belonged to Tucson Electric Power - in early '81 I went to TEP and found the head of the vehicle maint....
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Mele Kalikimaka from Portland, OR
Replies: 20
Views: 7528

Re: Mele Kalikimaka from Portland, OR

Welcome to The Club! There are several other members with Electravans, see the new Roster and look for EV in the vehicle column. Last time our SW meet was in Phoenix Mike Radtke's son brought his EV. There is also a nice one in LANE MOTOR MUSEUM in Nashville TN - a place you should see if you are ev...
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Site Suggestion for Ed or anyone else who has sight problems
Replies: 7
Views: 3735

Re: Site Suggestion for Ed or anyone else who has sight prob

I was having trouble getting the website on Google Chrome, so I downloaded Mozilla Firefox and use it only for the Website. I tried the Ctrl + thing and each time I did it the font got larger. I got it big enough on my computer that I can read the website now without a magnifying glass. It makes the...
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: From Indianapolis,In. Hello everybody
Replies: 16
Views: 7010

Re: From Indianapolis,In. Hello everybody

Welcome to The Club!

The Book of Reprints answers 95+% of all the questions I get.

If you have a problem that isn't answered there (use the Index) e-mail me.

Still driving our 360 van every day after nearly 37 years and over 350,000 miles on it and other 360s we have owned.

Ed Parsil, Tucson AZ
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Van Member from Kansas City
Replies: 15
Views: 6675

Re: New Van Member from Kansas City

That's the ROUND trip.

Ed
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Van Member from Kansas City
Replies: 15
Views: 6675

Re: New Van Member from Kansas City

Welcome to The Club! I may have a few of the parts you are looking for, will check and let you know by e-mail. We are still driving the same van - every day - that we bought in Feb. '75. Still have lots of fun, lots of comments, great gas mileage.

Ed Parsil, Tucson AZ (see Roster for my e-mail)
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from Spokane WA!
Replies: 15
Views: 6731

Re: Hello from Spokane WA!

Scooby - welcome to The Club. We've been driving the same '70 van since Feb. '75, still drive it every day. You will have a lot of fun, pass a lot of gas stations, and attract a lot of attention driving yours. In the December 2010 issue of the Newsletter there is a Roster and if you look under WASHI...
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Another Minnesota New Member
Replies: 14
Views: 6156

Re: Another Minnesota New Member

Welcome to The Club! The emblem on the "air conditioner" flap is from the engine door of a 360 sedan. Probably the only van in existence that has this, I would keep it there! The little light on the front door is also not original. But keep it too. The jack handle goes under the front seat, along wi...
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello, I am a new member
Replies: 27
Views: 11322

Re: Hello, I am a new member

Garm - great video, thanks for showing how to do the air filter!

For members not near a NAPA there are a couple of other numbers in the BOR, the procedure is the same, and it's a lot easier to understand when you can see the video than reading the article!

Ed
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: NEW GUY
Replies: 15
Views: 6572

Re: NEW GUY

Welcome to the Club! I have new wheel cyl seals $2. each + postage, fronts you need are 15/16" but rers coudl be 11/16 or 5/8 - please E-MAIL ME and I will e-mail you back my 8-page list.

Ed Parsil, Tucson AZ
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member Minnesota
Replies: 25
Views: 9331

Re: New Member Minnesota

Troy - I have wheel cyl seals, new special order from Raybestos (not NOS) for $2. each, all sizes, in case the kits you are looking at are a lot more expensive. E-mail me if you are interested, I can also e-mail you my 8-page parts list.

Ed
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member Minnesota
Replies: 25
Views: 9331

Re: New Member Minnesota

You are doing things in the right order. :D

Ed
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member Minnesota
Replies: 25
Views: 9331

Re: New Member Minnesota

Thanks everyone; I will try and post alot of photos and let you know of progress. As of right now I just ordered a master cylinder kit and need to get brakes working. It turns over but no spark. First check the fuse/fuse block near the battery. Next check themiddle fuse & connecting wires under the...
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member Minnesota
Replies: 25
Views: 9331

Re: New Member Minnesota

Troy - welcome to the Club! What a great story, and you are about to write the next chapter. I still drive the 360 van every day that we bought in Feb. 1975 and it has never failed me. The Book of Reprints answers at least 95% of all the questions I get, and if you can't find an answer there I am as...
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member
Replies: 23
Views: 9352

Re: New Member

Welcome to the Club! I would suggest you contact the Rosans and also check out the car shows in your area, also if there is a hobby publication in Germany similar to Hemmings Motor News in the US you could try running an ad in it. That's how I made contact with the first 2 dozen other Subaru 360 dri...
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: How to locate Vin Number on 360 sedan
Replies: 22
Views: 8517

Re: How to locate Vin Number on 360 sedan

If you can't find it from this info, E-MAIL ME so I can return a photo to you by e-mail of the page from the owner's manual shat shows the location of the sedan VIN. If you happen to have a truck or van instead of a sedan, I can show you the location of that also. Ed Parsil, Tucson AZ (see ROSTER fo...
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member from Reno, NV
Replies: 5
Views: 3125

Re: New Member from Reno, NV

PS - Robert, the best way to find a good or restorable piclup is to run a (free) ad in the Club Newsletter which ALL 450+ member families get. E-mail this to Brian, same member you sent your dues to when you joined.

Ed
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member from Reno, NV
Replies: 5
Views: 3125

Re: New Member from Reno, NV

Welcome to the Club - I had a pickup from 1983-96, tricked it out as the World's Smallest Fire Truck, it is now owned by a member in New Hampshire. When we moved across town in Tucson in 1992 almost everything got moved on that truck (not all in one load of course :roll:

Ed
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member from Orlando, Fl
Replies: 13
Views: 5720

Re: New member from Orlando, Fl

Always use tubes because of the split rim, even with "tubeless" tires. I have used 145x10 radials with 3.50/400x10 tubes with 90 degree valves from HONDA MOTORCYCLE dealers for more than 30 years on all my 360s and never had any prioblems. See index TIRES in Book of Reprints for bead-brekers, how to...
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member from Orlando, Fl
Replies: 13
Views: 5720

Re: New member from Orlando, Fl

Welcome! Check your Roster under FLORIDA and you will find contact info for all members there, there are 16 on the last copy I have.

Ed
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: user icons not loading every other time?
Replies: 12
Views: 6294

Re: user icons not loading every other time?

I know nothing about computers, but it could be a mechanical problem. Since your computer is "down under" maybe your posts come in upside down in the northern hemisphere :twisted:

Ed
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member from Elsloo, Nederland, Europe
Replies: 25
Views: 10297

Re: New member from Elsloo, Nederland, Europe

I think the extras Tony got made went to Frank Duval in VA, see Roster or the CLASSIFIEDS in any Newsletter for his contact info.

Ed
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New member from Elsloo, Nederland, Europe
Replies: 25
Views: 10297

Re: New member from Elsloo, Nederland, Europe

Welcome - Tony Rish in CT has the 2-3 synchronizers, see ROSTER for his contact info.

Ed
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From Novato California
Replies: 21
Views: 9275

Re: Hello From Novato California

Welcome Adam & Noah! I've been driving a 360 van daily for almost 37 years and have never (yet!) been stuck on the road with it. Bought it when gas had soared to 45 cents a gallon and now at nearly 10x that it makes even more sense.

Ed
by subaru360nut
8 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member in Oklahoma city - trying to get a sedan started.
Replies: 24
Views: 11441

Re: New Member in Oklahoma city - trying to get a sedan started.

I still have several transaxles, should be able to come up with a power unit complete EXCEPT FOR PISTONS & RINGS which are now available thru the Club. If you are interested e-mail me, see roster for e-mail.

Ed Parsil, Tucson AZ