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Forum: Reader's Ride's 10-26-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,595
Posted By Rustbucket
Re: New old scout 800 project

Is raining here today. I finished welding and grinding the piece for my inner fender. Here she is;

here is the piece after I finished welding it....
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Here it is clamped in place. You...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 10-25-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,595
Posted By Rustbucket
Re: New old scout 800 project

Here is the panel I have been working on slowly.

I started by making a poster cardboard template
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I used dykem and transferred my tp, then cut, ground, and bent the metal
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Forum: Reader's Ride's 10-25-2016, 05:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,595
Posted By Rustbucket
Re: New old scout 800 project

So, after going to through my photos, I realize, I have not taken enough pictures recently. There are non of my fuel tank mounts or my fuel/brake lines mounted. I have been slowly working on the...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 10-25-2016, 05:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,595
Posted By Rustbucket
Re: New old scout 800 project

I got the computer to download the pictures finally!!

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Forum: Reader's Ride's 10-12-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,595
Posted By Rustbucket
Re: New old scout 800 project

So, it has been a little while since I posted. I have more photos of the work I have done on the Scout, but my computer has been having problems downloading photos from my phone. But, I have...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 07-04-2016, 01:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,022
Posted By Rustbucket
Re: Andy's 75 Scout 250

Look great! I always think of this piece of advice when I am working on my Scout;

"do you know how the ant eats the elephant?.....

One bite at a time...."
Forum: Reader's Ride's 07-03-2016, 09:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,595
Posted By Rustbucket
Re: New old scout 800 project

Thank you! Pick away at it little by little. I used 11g and had a local shop bend me 2 channels. One for ds and ps. I gave them the original as a template. Only cost me $40. It was worth it. I...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 06-30-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,595
Posted By Rustbucket
Re: New old scout 800 project

I haven't posted in a couple of weeks. I have been working on the Scout, I just did not photo too many things. So, I pulled the bell housing, clutch, and fly wheel. I replaced the rear main seal...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 06-06-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,595
Posted By Rustbucket
Re: New old scout 800 project

Its been a week or two since I replied. I have been working on the Scout, but I kind of side tracked to some other problems while I had the floor out. I pulled the t90 tranny and Dana 20 transfer...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 05-22-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,595
Posted By Rustbucket
Re: New old scout 800 project

I made more progress. I burned in the bulkhead behind the drivers seat. I firmly mounted the body mount to the bulkhead as well. I made a small piece to run between the inner rocker panel and the...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 05-17-2016, 02:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,595
Posted By Rustbucket
Re: New old scout 800 project

Here are a few more pictures of picking away at the rust around the ds floor. I can say 3 sides done now. I just have to work on the inner rocker and back corner. I will hopefully get to it this...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 05-13-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,595
Posted By Rustbucket
Re: New old scout 800 project

I have made a little progress. It is slow going with an 8 y/o and a 7 mos/o baby. I got some more rust cut out and new metal welded in place. I have a little bit more to do before I am ready to...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 05-07-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,595
Posted By Rustbucket
Re: New old scout 800 project

Thank you Robert! That worked great!
Forum: Reader's Ride's 05-06-2016, 06:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,595
Posted By Rustbucket
Re: New old scout 800 project

Also, how to I get the pictures into my post and not at the bottom?
Forum: Reader's Ride's 05-06-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,595
Posted By Rustbucket
Re: New old scout 800 project

The first photos are not real good, but you can see the floor as I bought it. It was amateur and horrible. Different thickness metals, some arc welded, some brazed, some mig welded... It had to...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 05-06-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,595
Posted By Rustbucket
Re: New old scout 800 project

I also got addicted to painting things if I removed them. So I can avoid doing it later. I ordered a rebuild kit for the carb. I rebuilt the carb, these are the results after I soda blasted it,...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 05-06-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,595
Posted By Rustbucket
Re: New old scout 800 project

After I moved, I decided I could not take not being able to turn the Scout from the cab. I had to use a long pry bar and turn the wheels form the front prying against the leaf springs before I...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 05-06-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,595
Posted By Rustbucket
Re: New old scout 800 project

So, time line wise, things happened in between these photos. I moved. I did some other little things which I will cover in the next post. Thank god someone else was as crazy and stupid as me and...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 05-06-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,595
Posted By Rustbucket
Re: New old scout 800 project

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Forum: Reader's Ride's 05-06-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,595
Posted By Rustbucket
New old scout 800 project

This is my Scout 800. I bought it years ago for the grand total of $100. I think that May be what it was worth in scrap, mostly rust. I bought it not running and have picked away at it s-l-o-w-l-y...
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