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Forum: Suspension Tech 10-18-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 40
Posted By FDChappie
Re: Cheapish 74 2wd Travelall Lift

On my T'ette, a switch of the main leaf from a 1210 to an 1110 netted a 1.5"lift. The eyes on the 1210 spring are turned down and the 1110's are up.
Forum: Suspension Tech 10-01-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By FDChappie
Re: Leaf Spring Disaster

Both sides of mine have been repaired. A friend at a muffler shop did a great repair. But look on the bright side, you are 25% into a reverse shackle conversion.
Forum: Basic Tech Questions 09-18-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By FDChappie
Forum: Axle Tech Questions 09-08-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 688
Posted By FDChappie
Re: Fixing Drunk Simulator

Those shims are set to remove castor. Remove the shims and replace worn parts and then take it to a good shop for an alignment.
Forum: Transmission Tech 09-08-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By FDChappie
Re: 4th Gear 45mph Max Speed

The xfer case maybe stuck in 2 low. Check the ratio between the in and output shafts.
Forum: Ignition Tech 08-26-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 572
Posted By FDChappie
Re: 152 no distributor spark

One possibility is that the dizzy is installed a tooth off and the rotor is not aligned with a terminal. Also check the coil & plug wires for continuity.
Forum: Engine Cooling & Mobile HVAC Tech 08-15-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By FDChappie
Re: Changing freeze/welch plugs without removing engine

So has anyone tried the OTC Frost plug tool? https://www.otctools.com/sites/default/files/styles/vt_commerce_image_large/public/4603_1712_0.jpg?itok=tYT7Eqq3
Forum: Engine Cooling & Mobile HVAC Tech 08-14-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By FDChappie
Question Changing freeze/welch plugs without removing engine

Even though there is only 20k on the rebuild, the welch plugs on both sides of the block are corroded and weeping. Anyone have techniques or tools that could make putting in the new brass plugs...
Forum: Basic Tech Questions 07-29-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By FDChappie
Re: towing a boat...good or bad idea???

Towed lots of boats with my Scout with no problem. Use a good receiver hitch and that your suspension and tire pressures are up to snuff.
Forum: Axle Tech Questions 07-22-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By FDChappie
Re: Axle swap to more modern axles

The Bolt pattern is the same as Ford and Dodge. Got a set of F250 rims on my '71 1200.
Forum: Parts for sale 07-16-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By FDChappie
Re: Stanís Tri-Y Headers V-8

They look like 4 in to 1's to me.
Forum: Ignition Tech 07-05-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 821
Posted By FDChappie
Re: Can't stop from Pinging

Good to here the problem is resolved. Thanks for letting us know what the issue was. ;-)
Forum: Gas Engine Tech 07-04-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By FDChappie
Re: Cluster F**k

Hi Harry, The only way to raise the oil level, without it being grey, is fuel. The 2 possible sources are a leaking fuel pump diaphragm or flooding carb. What could be happening is the oil is so thin...
Forum: Basic Tech Questions 07-04-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By FDChappie
Re: 73 Scout grinding while shifting

Usually what is described is a worn out syncro. With it in 3rd and you accelerate then decelerate, how much does the shifter move fore and aft? Much movement over an inch is indicative of wear.
Forum: Ignition Tech 07-04-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 821
Posted By FDChappie
Re: Can't stop from Pinging

It might be time to remove the spark plugs, set #8 on TDC compression stroke and see if the timing mark aligns with 0.
Forum: Basic Tech Questions 05-22-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By FDChappie
Re: 266 vs 304

the intake manifold and head gaskets are the same, but the combustion chambers on the 266 may be smaller.
Forum: Basic Tech Questions 05-22-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By FDChappie
Re: 266 vs 304

the 304 is a bolt in replacement for a 266 if the it came from a scout.
Forum: Axle Tech Questions 05-21-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,620
Posted By FDChappie
Re: Interchangable rear end for 64 C1300

and they do work well when in good repair
Forum: Carb Tech 04-27-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By FDChappie
Re: holley 4bbl carbs

Look up my thread on tuning this carb. Search 8007. It's all there.
Forum: Carb Tech 04-26-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By FDChappie
Re: holley 4bbl carbs

There are 100's of different Holley carbs. Give us the LIST number found on the air horn so we can look up what you've got. I'm running LIST 8007 390cfm square bore carb on my Scout's 345.
Forum: Basic Tech Questions 04-21-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By FDChappie
Re: 71 345 oil pump

One suggestion to speed up the time from start to when there is oil pressure is to replace the O ring where the pickup tube fits into the pump. These to get hard after a few decades. My pump has been...
Forum: Ignition Tech 04-17-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By FDChappie
Re: spark plug fouling analysis

How does the compression on that cylinder compare to the others?
Forum: Chit Chat 04-01-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By FDChappie
Re: Question from an author

Scouts never fail, so this must be fiction. ;-)
Forum: Basic Tech Questions 03-16-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By FDChappie
Re: Comanche sliding window rubber source?

The Scout2 sliding windows probably use the same channel. Let us know if you find something off list.
Forum: Gas Engine Tech 03-09-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By FDChappie
Re: Intermittent valve train noise

+1 on Roberts comment on cam bearings. Had that mode of failure happen to my T'ette. Sorry.
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