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Forum: Reader's Ride's 05-06-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,591
Posted By Scooter
Re: 72 Ole Yeller

After driving Ole yeller around town the last few months, I got tired of not having a rearview mirror that normally gets glued onto the windshield. The original mirror had fallen off at some point...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 04-29-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,591
Posted By Scooter
Re: 72 Ole Yeller

Spent some time installing the battery box and battery isolator. Since my plan is to route 1/0 gauge cable from the inverter to the battery box at the tailgate, under the length of the cab, I mounted...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 03-18-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,591
Posted By Scooter
Thumbs down Re: 72 Ole Yeller

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Now the fun begins. Dual rectifier and second (group 27) battery on hand. Getting ready to install the dual battery setup. I'm considering installing the 2nd battery in the bed between the...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 02-10-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,591
Posted By Scooter
Re: 72 Ole Yeller

Well, I somewhat retract my thought if driving like crap. Guess that I been getting a little spoiled with the creature comforts of my '02 yoda sequioa. Coupled with not driving my own scout in about...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 02-04-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,591
Posted By Scooter
Re: 72 Ole Yeller

Well, finally, after months of procrastination, lack of funds and time, last Friday, I got her insured, registered and was able to legally drive her out of storage and take her home. Furthest I ever...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 01-14-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,591
Posted By Scooter
Re: 72 Ole Yeller

While slowly getting her to be road worthy, I decided to do a little breather/vent relocating. The bracket was a simpson strong tie angle bracket from home depot that I chucked up in an ole...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 11-05-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,591
Posted By Scooter
Re: 72 Ole Yeller

Indeed. Might be due to an extremely low battery. Started off with just over 10v on battery when I had to jump off my 2002 yoda. After idling for about half an hour, several times, battery was...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 11-05-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,591
Posted By Scooter
Re: 72 Ole Yeller

Finally been able to get a little wrench time in the last couple weeks. Found out last week that my alternator was bad. So I ended up getting a rebuilt one from a local repair shop a couple days ago...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 03-21-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,591
Posted By Scooter
Re: 72 Ole Yeller

Been a few months since I posted my last update. Rebuilt trans is installed and half filled with fluid. I still have another gallon of red juice to add. Within the last few weeks, I changed the...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 01-17-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,591
Posted By Scooter
Re: 72 Ole Yeller

Finally getting something accomplished. Trans rebuild is complete. Now I need to pull out the pos used tranny :incazzato: that I made the mistake of purchasing. Might just get busy doing the trans...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 12-13-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,591
Posted By Scooter
Re: 72 Ole Yeller

Well, this has been a long drawn out build. Was hoping to have this up and running by now. But, life and work gets in the way. Which translates to no wrench time this weekend. But, last weekend,...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 08-28-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,591
Posted By Scooter
Re: 72 Ole Yeller

Thank you for the complements. Currently don't have much in the way of progress. I still need to finish up the complete re-wire and transmission rebuild. My full time job keeps getting in the way....
Forum: Reader's Ride's 08-16-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,591
Posted By Scooter
Re: 72 Ole Yeller

While doing the wiring, I realized that the one maintenance issue that I didn't do, was intake and valley pan gasket replacement. Well, once I tore into it, ran into a freken po bug. Some knuckle...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 06-28-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,591
Posted By Scooter
Re: 72 Ole Yeller

Finally spent most of this weekend gutting the old wiring and mounting new fuse box/wire harness. Also patched up the old holes left behind. Along with plugging up a few po hacked hole that wasn't...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 06-20-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,591
Posted By Scooter
Re: 72 Ole Yeller

After spending the last few months, or so, of working on other members rigs, I'm finally getting a chance to get back to working on my own Scout/s. Part of the trade off of working on another...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 03-07-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,591
Posted By Scooter
Re: 72 Ole Yeller

Thank you for the links and heads up. If my current oem wiring was in decent shape, and had atc blade style fuses, I would have considered just upgrading to the delphi style weatherpack bulkhead...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 03-07-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,591
Posted By Scooter
Re: 72 Ole Yeller

Yup, it's running and can be driven. But this rig will be more for mall cruising, with limited camping and light trails, and wont be much of a wheeler like my other beast.

But, ever since I have...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 08-22-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,591
Posted By Scooter
Re: 72 Ole Yeller

Just got done replacing the rear spring bushings. And it looks like I May ultimately need to do some surgery and/or replacement of the rear axle housing. I was hoping that I had another pair of...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 07-31-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,591
Posted By Scooter
Re: 72 Ole Yeller

Finally, after clearing out the front half of my cave and finishing up the u-bolt, spring plates and leaf spring bushings for the front end, I was able to actually drive ole' yeller out and drive up...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 07-26-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,591
Posted By Scooter
Re: 72 Ole Yeller

Well, in preparation of getting this thing road worthy, I'm finally getting around to fixing/replacing something that's been bugging me ever since I've had this Scout. New u-bolts and spring plates...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 04-19-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,591
Posted By Scooter
Re: 72 Ole Yeller

Gotta luv them chew chompen bubble gum welden gun slingers.

Pulled the tank with crusty hoses along with duct tape holding vent tube in place :incazzato::icon_rolleyes:

surprisingly, the...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 04-19-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,591
Posted By Scooter
Re: 72 Ole Yeller

Sigh!!!. Got bit by the po bug. I'm about to beat these guys over the head with the fugly stick. Turns out that I needed to drop the fuel tank due to not getting fuel to the new fuel pump I just...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 03-02-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,591
Posted By Scooter
Re: 72 Ole Yeller

Just finished up rebuilding the d-20 transfer case a few days ago. All new bearings and seals, along with eliminating the two shifter rail pills for twin stick conversion. Currently stored on the...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 01-25-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,591
Posted By Scooter
Re: 72 Ole Yeller

Thanks. After the cortisone shot last week, the swelling has gone down. But it's still a little stiff and getting some popping in the knee. Got a friend who is actually wheel chair bound himself,...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 01-20-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,591
Posted By Scooter
Re: 72 Ole Yeller

Well, ole yeller goes forward and backwards on its own. But I keep running into old defunct batteries. After going through the second battery that came with this Scout when I got it, I'm now ready...
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