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Hi from Orlando

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RobPatton
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Hi from Orlando

#1 Post by RobPatton » 2 years ago

Trying to (yet again) jumpstart my resto project. Starting with brakes, and wanted to make sure I had the "year" correct as there seems to have been some inaccuracies in the later years of import.

My title claims 1970, with a VIN of K111L4260. I'd like to try to once and for all narrow down what year I really have before I start buying parts.

I need a rear window, mine is plastic, cracked and cant see through it, I guess I need to sort that out before I go to far, just to keep the Florida rain out.

Keeping my fingers crossed I can make progress this time around.

Rob

oldone
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#2 Post by oldone » 2 years ago

Rob The 68's I think were the last year for plexiglass rear windows. Is it a 3 speed or 4 speed? If it's a 4 speed some one may have made a rear window from plastic, being unable to find a glass one. I have a extra glass one.

RobPatton
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#3 Post by RobPatton » 2 years ago

I just realized I started this same thread 4 years ago, but I cant find a way to delete this thread.

Its an orig back windows, 4 speed OT car.

oldone
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#4 Post by oldone » 2 years ago

We all sometimes have fat fingers........LOL.....Did you ever find the glass , stop the rain???

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books1
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Location: Perth, Western Australia ..... Young SS downunder

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#5 Post by books1 » 2 years ago

Hi Rob,

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

:D :lol: :wink:

subaru360nut
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#6 Post by subaru360nut » 2 years ago

Rob - welcome to The Club! Thanks for VIN, new to my master lis.

Your VIN says it is a '69 (some parts changed from '69) but fairly
early '69 since most has glass rear windows.

Nearest VIN K111l 4253 is also owned by a member in FL,
nexr K111l 4265 is in IN.

Ed
300,000+ miles on Subaru 360s since Feb. 1975, and have never (yet) been stuck on the road with one!

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books1
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#7 Post by books1 » 2 years ago

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!).

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#8 Post by subaru360nut » 2 years ago

RobPatton wrote:
2 years ago
Trying to (yet again) jumpstart my resto project. Starting with brakes, and wanted to make sure I had the "year" correct as there seems to have been some inaccuracies in the later years of import.

My title claims 1970, with a VIN of K111L4260. I'd like to try to once and for all narrow down what year I really have before I start buying parts.

I need a rear window, mine is plastic, cracked and cant see through it, I guess I need to sort that out before I go to far, just to keep the Florida rain out.

Keeping my fingers crossed I can make progress this time around.

Rob
The reason it is titled as a '70 is most likely that it was first licensed in 1970.

Ed
300,000+ miles on Subaru 360s since Feb. 1975, and have never (yet) been stuck on the road with one!

mljones4
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Location: Orlando, FL

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#9 Post by mljones4 » 2 years ago

Hi Rob! I'm in Orlando, too! With a '70 van. Welcome!

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