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by subaru360nut
12 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi all.
Replies: 6
Views: 5168

Re: Hi all.

If that's the worst of it, it is still better than at least 80% of 360s that are still running. Congratulations and welcome to the Club.

Ed
by subaru360nut
12 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member in AZ with Van
Replies: 16
Views: 11576

Re: New Member in AZ with Van

I think Frank Duval still has some of the Grant cast-iron rings for these. They need to be file-fit for end gap, then have a corner cut out to match the Subaru rings on each end - to clear the little locator pin that keeps the ring from rotating. See article in BOR "Hop to avoid breakitn piston ring...
by subaru360nut
12 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member in AZ with Van
Replies: 16
Views: 11576

Re: New Member in AZ with Van

Ryan - sounds like you got a bargain! Keep us up with your restoration progress please.

Ed
by subaru360nut
12 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member in AZ with Van
Replies: 16
Views: 11576

Re: New Member in AZ with Van

Ryan - I forget what year they told you that was, but I can tell from the transaxle top cover thatr it is a 4-speed, therefore a '69 or '70 - but whatever the AZ DOT wants to call it is fine as long as they give you plates for it! If they call it a '66 or earlier you have no emissions test - if they...
by subaru360nut
12 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member - byoung
Replies: 3
Views: 4106

Re: New Member - byoung

Bruce - I am out of front motor mounts but check the Roster for members with *PARTS* on their lines. Referring to Pages 26 thru 28 in Vol 2 of the Book of Reprints, see which distributor you have. New caps are available if it's a Nippon-Denso (see P. 368) and if it's a Hitachi you may be able to fin...
by subaru360nut
12 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from Tokyo
Replies: 6
Views: 5252

Re: Hello from Tokyo

Imre - thanks for the great photos and the story! The longest single trip we drove with a 360 was when we moved to Arizona from New Jersey in 1980 - 2600 miles, and the longest day we made 725 miles - speed limit was 55 mph then. Got about 53 mpg for the trip. You will be covering a lot more road th...
by subaru360nut
12 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: 360 general discussion
Replies: 6
Views: 5829

Re: 360 general discussion

Try it again, folks - I just found it open.

Ed
by subaru360nut
12 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Vantastic
Replies: 5
Views: 4679

Re: Vantastic

Ebb - contact Larry Perrault in ID, he might have one of those, he has/had a lot of van body parts. See Roster for info, he has no e-mail that I know of.

Ed
by subaru360nut
12 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: 360 general discussion
Replies: 6
Views: 5829

Re: 360 general discussion

same here.

Ed
by subaru360nut
13 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New to the Subie life
Replies: 2
Views: 4154

Mark - Dale is already a member, one of our thriving "Arizona Chapter" - welcome to the Forum, Dale!

Ed
by subaru360nut
13 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: for sale
Replies: 5
Views: 5878

On my computer, if I log in using the box for "log in to check private messages" I get in the first time, if I just do "log in" it takes 2 tries.
Also, the first way I get yellow bells, but noe the 2nd way. It may just be na AOL thing, but maybe not.

Ed
by subaru360nut
13 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: What became of the yellow bells?
Replies: 12
Views: 10716

I found that when I log in on "log in" I have to do it twice to get in. So today I logged in on "log in to check private messages" - I got in the first try, and there was a yellow bell on this posting.

Ed
by subaru360nut
13 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: What became of the yellow bells?
Replies: 12
Views: 10716

What became of the yellow bells?

For the last few days there have been no yellow bells for new posts. I just look at the dates to check for new ones. Is this a change on the website or a problem with my computer?

Ed
by subaru360nut
13 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Newbie to the Subies! Now help me get this thing going!
Replies: 4
Views: 5257

The '70s - '80 4-cyl Subaru oil cap is identical to the 360 gas cap. Stant # is SO-93, available just about anywhere. You should not need to drill a hole in the cap to vent it. The 360 had a solid cap, the vent was thru a steel nipple with a plastic hose on it, to the right of the gas cap on the sed...
by subaru360nut
13 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Suggestion for screening purposes
Replies: 1
Views: 3683

Update - I just checked for a guy who says he is joining, he told me what to look for on the member list. From the top of page 4 on, I can count on one hand the actual members - although they are listed as "members" almost all the entries from that point on are spammers. If you see a "name" there, a...
by subaru360nut
13 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Suggestion for screening purposes
Replies: 1
Views: 3683

Suggestion for screening purposes

Jamie - I notice that when you click "profile" on some participants in this board, there is no info at all. Would it be possible to make the name, location, and e-mail required fields to register for using these boards? This Club is not "Subaru 360 Drivers Anonymous" - everyone in the Roster has a n...
by subaru360nut
13 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: Is it me or the website?
Replies: 1
Views: 3580

Is it me or the website?

Months ago I found that when I first get to the discussion boards, there are no yellow bells, although there are new messages. I found by accident that if I open a category, then click on "new topic", it goes back to the page showing all categories, and the yellow bells show where there are new mess...
by subaru360nut
13 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: I Am New Here, Vans, and other interesting subjects.
Replies: 5
Views: 5432

If you can get both of them for $100. or so, you may have what you need to make one good one. If you can make that deal, and have a space for them under cover, start inventorying what's there and what's missing. If too much is missing, you can part them out and still come out ahead. But do it the ho...
by subaru360nut
13 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello Newbee here
Replies: 5
Views: 5217

Roy - good to hear from you, it will be great to have you back in the Club! Everyone who has the Book of Reprints knows your name, from the articles you sent in about the 360 pickup in Japan and the rotary-powered 360.

Ed Parsil, Tucson AZ
by subaru360nut
14 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Introducing new member TL
Replies: 2
Views: 3739

Your best bet is to join the Club - this opens up lots of parts sources, and the Book of Reprints has lots of crossover parts you can buy locally that will fit various places on your 360.

Ed Parsil, Tucson AZ
by subaru360nut
14 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Owner of a 69 360 sedan
Replies: 1
Views: 3558

Don - welcome, that's what the Club is for, to help each other keep out 360s on the road and running on both cylinders.

Ed Parsil, Tucson AZ
by subaru360nut
14 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: for sale 1970 360 van
Replies: 3
Views: 8152

I checked the Roster and we have no members in that zip code.

Too much anonymity for me, everyone's profile should show who and where they are.

Ed Parsil, Tucson AZ
by subaru360nut
14 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello everybody!
Replies: 2
Views: 3588

DJ - there are lots of parts available thru Club Members and the Club Parts Depot. We also have a member in WA who works for Subaru and can get some items out of Japan. There are crossover parts for many applications (the Book of Reprints has lots of these listed) and other members have had hard-to-...
by subaru360nut
14 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hey!
Replies: 1
Views: 3235

Credit for the BOR on CD goes to Jon & Joel Blakeman in MI.

For those who don't know it, Jim Janacek is the Editor of MICROCAR NEWS, the magazine of the Antique Microcar Club, http://www.microcar.org

It's a great magazine, all in color, 6 times a year. Try it, you'll like it!

Ed
by subaru360nut
14 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: NEW OWNER OF A 1970 SUBARU 360 VAN
Replies: 1
Views: 3381

Bud - that's what the Club is for. On the main page, click CLUB MEMBERSHIP and you will find all the info.
The BOOK OF REPRINTS has dozens of articles on brakes, and I can make copies of all the shop and parts manuals at cost for members.
Ed Parsil, Tucson AZ
by subaru360nut
14 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New site member
Replies: 1
Views: 3340

David - glad you're enjoying this site, you can thank Jamie and Chris for that, I barely know how to do e-mail. If the article from Car Craft will copy well in b&w, and you can make a copy and send it to me, I think it is old enough that we can run it in the Newsletter without permission - but just ...
by subaru360nut
14 years ago
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: BOR on CD
Replies: 0
Views: 4482

BOR on CD

See FAQ section for details. I'm listed as "Guest" there, but it's the old-timer.

Ed Parsil
by subaru360nut
14 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Electric conversion story
Replies: 46
Views: 34729

Tony - you can e-mail me your new address at subaru360nut@aol.com

They should forward your Sept. issue (mailed last week) - if you don't get it by Aug 22 e-mail me and I'll send you another one at the new address, or e-mail you the Sept. issue. I'll be out of town til then.

Ed
by subaru360nut
14 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Electric conversion story
Replies: 46
Views: 34729

Tony - the clutch cover, the aluminum housing that holds the throwout bearing etc., is identical for all 360s no matter which clutch assy. they use. Either complete clutch assy. will work in any 360, provided the correct throwout bearing is used - but the separate parts of the 2 kinds of clutches ar...
by subaru360nut
14 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Electric conversion story
Replies: 46
Views: 34729

Tony - make sure you used the right throwout bearing! The one for the diaphragm clutch has a rounded face, the one for the Jeffersonian Clutch is flat on the face.

ID of van frone wheel cylinders is 15/16", it's cast right into the side of the cylinder. Rears are 5/8"

Ed
by subaru360nut
14 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Electric conversion story
Replies: 46
Views: 34729

Tony - the 1988 Justy rear wheel cyls will work on your van, you will have to enlarge the mounting holes a little - see thread on (I think) General questions about these. I will have a bigger article in the next issue based on all the info on that thread. If your front cyls. are leaking too, I think...
by subaru360nut
14 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Potential 360 Owner
Replies: 4
Views: 5195

Phil - if it looks like a major project, and it's on e-bay, it's probably really a parts car and alredy bid beyond its actual value.

Ed
by subaru360nut
14 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Potential 360 Owner
Replies: 4
Views: 5195

Phil - the value of a 360 depends on the condition and the rarity of the body style. I encourage members to report actual sale prices to me so I can report to the NADA guide (which until this year published sale price ranges for all 360s) and also write appraisals for members whose 360s are damaged ...
by subaru360nut
14 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: What the heck is that?
Replies: 1
Views: 3558

I think it would be a big help to you to join the Club and get the BOOK OF REPRINTS with all the technical articles we have printed since 1979 (oveer 500 pages). But meanwhile: Drain whatever gas there may be in it. Since it hasn't run in 15 years, it may have had real gas, not "reformulated fuel" w...
by subaru360nut
14 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello
Replies: 1
Views: 3363

Mike - on the face of each lock cylinder there will be a code, G+3 digits. If you post that code on this thread, someone else may have the same number locks - in which case they can send you a key. If not, you can adapt your locks to ANY G-series key using the method on P. 74 of the BOR - I use a dr...
by subaru360nut
14 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: rookie saying hey
Replies: 3
Views: 4499

Use any 2-stroke oil rated TCW-3, I buy mine by the case, usually 3 cases at a time, from an oil distributor.

Ed
by subaru360nut
14 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: rookie saying hey
Replies: 3
Views: 4499

2-cyl, 2-stroke, 360 cc, oil injection, very reliable with a minimum of preventive maintenance. 5 moving parts in the engine!

Try one, you'll like it!

Ed
by subaru360nut
14 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New Member looking for parts
Replies: 3
Views: 4465

I've got cylinder heads and intake manifold, but I don't have a manifold for twin carbs. How many head bolt holes in each cylinder on yours? If there are 4, it's an EK-32 and heads are easy to find. If there are 6, it's an EK-33, and you may need to get heads out of Japan. I'll put my current parts ...
by subaru360nut
14 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello
Replies: 1
Views: 3178

There's a good sedan for sale in Phoenix, unless it sold recently. Wherre are you in Tucson? Who are you? The Club has been based here since June 1980, all but one year of it's "life". I live off Kinney Rd., north of Ajo Way, let's get together. Come to the Holiday Inn on S. Palo Verde on Saturday, ...
by subaru360nut
15 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: anyone in Montana
Replies: 2
Views: 3934

Check the Club Roster (12/05 issue) for all the members in MT.

Ed Parsil, Tucson AZ
by subaru360nut
15 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New here
Replies: 1
Views: 3270

Scott - welcome, we have several members in the SLC area - when you get your membership materials, there will be a Roster which was updated recently - members are listed by States, so just go to UTAH and see who is near you, and get in touch with them.

Ed Parsil, Tucson AZ
by subaru360nut
15 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: 1970 360 Deluxe van,...what is the Deluxe package??
Replies: 3
Views: 4758

hobby is sharing

Right. The Club's reason for being is to help one another keep our Favorite Vehicles on the road, and running on both cylinders. Who are you? Are you member yet? Can you e-mail me a pic of your shortened 360 sedan? It may be the one Stan Fine customized a long time ago - we published a color pic of ...
by subaru360nut
15 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: 1970 360 Deluxe van,...what is the Deluxe package??
Replies: 3
Views: 4758

Deluxe?

The '68 and earlier vans all had 3-speed transmissions, all '69 an later were 4-speed. But the 3-door van (actually 4-door, because Subaru called their vans "5-door" is very rare in the US. Fred Johnston had several of the side panels for these, for the right side which had no cargo door. I have nev...
by subaru360nut
15 years ago
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi, the new site looks great!
Replies: 1
Views: 3472

Hi, the new site looks great!

Happy to have this going - Jamie, you are doing a great job! I don't understand all the computer language, but I got through the registration process easily once you sent me the steps. I hope this format will be better for the members and sincere inquirers, and will shut the door on chronic freeload...