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Forum: Reader's Ride's 04-13-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,328
Posted By Colo1100B
Re: 1967 Travelall "Hornet"

Got the driveshaft from the shop today. Fits perfect. Next concern is probably the break hose for the rear end. Extended a little more than Id like to see, also going to look into hydraulic shops to...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 04-03-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,328
Posted By Colo1100B
Re: 1967 Travelall "Hornet"

Got the springs installed!! First time tackling leaf springs on a 50 year old vehicle. Definitely more involved than the Coilovers and rear Coils I replaced on my daily ;)

Went with Alcan Springs...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 03-16-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,328
Posted By Colo1100B
Re: 1967 Travelall "Hornet"

Just got word from Alcan that the springs are done. They needed me to provide them with the U-Bolt specs, which like this entire vehicle, aren't normal or easy. Four corners, 3 different U-Bolts, and...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 03-04-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,328
Posted By Colo1100B
Re: 1967 Travelall "Hornet"

Quick Update:
Ordered custom springs from Alcan mid Feb. Asked for +4" from factory, with a little extra weight in the back, mostly cause I'm not 100% sure what this vehicle will turn into. Once...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 02-18-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,328
Posted By Colo1100B
Re: 1967 Travelall "Hornet"

Wow, depressing to see the last time I updated anything on this was Aug. 2015! Needless to say, a lot has happened since then, (Thank God) most of it good, but none of it easy. :icon_stare:
...
Forum: IH Vehicles For SALE 08-14-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,759
Posted By Colo1100B
Re: 1967 Travelall 1100B Denver, CO.

Maybe. But they're not exactly for sale everywhere so pricing is pretty scattered. Gotta start somewhere. Thanks for your input, and I guarantee you have a better idea than I do, unfortunately, I...
Forum: IH Vehicles For SALE 08-14-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,759
Posted By Colo1100B
1967 Travelall 1100B Denver, CO.

Edit:

keeping the truck and going to make time to work on it.

Mods- feel free to delete.

Will be back in the forum for guidance and feedback soon!!!

Thanks
Forum: Reader's Ride's 08-23-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,328
Posted By Colo1100B
Re: 1967 Travelall "Hornet"

Been awhile since an update, so, here's where I'm at... Reinstalled the driver side fuel tank, replaced all fuel line from that tank to the selector, and all hoses from the selector. Added a 2nd...
Forum: Basic Tech Questions 07-24-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By Colo1100B
Re: Newbie

I would recommend starting your own post with as many details and photos as you can. Then the resources here will be much more valuable. Depending on condition, that's potentially a great price,...
Forum: Basic Tech Questions 07-23-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By Colo1100B
Re: Newbie

That is a clean 66. Wish you 67 was in that shape!! Did you figure out for certain which motor it has? Good find!
Forum: Basic Tech Questions 07-23-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By Colo1100B
Re: Tire Sizing (Time Sensitive!)

Yes, I did realize they were a bit on the smaller size, but the 235/75 is a very common tire, so I figured if I was able to get her reliably on the road and decided to dive into the suspension I...
Forum: Basic Tech Questions 07-21-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By Colo1100B
Re: Newbie

Post pictures here.
1. We all want to see your (potentially) new toy
2. Tons of knowledge and knowing eyes here, you never know what someone will recognize and offer more guidance.
Forum: Basic Tech Questions 07-21-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By Colo1100B
Re: Tire Sizing (Time Sensitive!)

Thank you for the response mr kenney. I did not see the response before talking to my tire guy, so we decided to try 235/75-15. Goodyear duratrac's specifically. Hoping to get them mounted...
Forum: Basic Tech Questions 07-20-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By Colo1100B
Tire Sizing (Time Sensitive!)

Another tire/wheel sizing question. I did a search and found some good diagrams, and good info, but I am not confident what I have seen applies to my situation. The hornet (1967 1100b Travelall) is...
Forum: Basic Tech Questions 07-20-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By Colo1100B
Re: Just got LST

Oh, so it is in the same location as the "345" stamp. Easy enough. Ill be digging around there probably tomorrow, got a cover for the mechanical fuel pump inlet ill need to install. Thanks for the...
Forum: Basic Tech Questions 07-19-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By Colo1100B
Re: Just got LST

Thanks for the added insight kevin!! I have slowed down working on it, this is my busy time with work. In addition to constantly battling the po "syndrome" as soon as I start climbing around again,...
Forum: Electrical Tech 06-18-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 791
Posted By Colo1100B
Re: Another fuel gauge question

Duh... Hence the single wire connection... :idea: sorry to waste your time with that one! Appreciate the quick response!!
Forum: Electrical Tech 06-18-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 791
Posted By Colo1100B
Another fuel gauge question

Did searching and think I have general direction. But want to see if I'm on the right page...pulled out the driver side fuel tank, cleaned it and removed the battered fuel sending unit. Ordered a...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 06-14-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,328
Posted By Colo1100B
Re: 1967 Travelall "Hornet"

Took some time this weekend to clean off the glue/grease from the rear window gears. Looks like the "pin" holding the 3 main pieces together is partially broken which is causing the gears to sit...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 06-03-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,328
Posted By Colo1100B
Re: 1967 Travelall "Hornet"

Changed out the clutch slave and adjusted the pedal push rod. Drove it for the first time yesterday!! Felt like a kid at Christmas :icon_heart: now need to get reliable tires and address a lifter...
Forum: Basic Tech Questions 05-26-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By Colo1100B
Just got LST

Just got home and had a nice surprise waiting for me. The LST for my new toy!! Think I got most of it interpreted, but wanted to post it here and see if any trained eyes notice anything...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 05-25-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,328
Posted By Colo1100B
Re: 1967 Travelall "Hornet"

Another weekend for the books. Apparently im awesome at starting new/different projects on the hornet and not so awesome at finishing them. Simple mind, gets distracted easily. So today I pulled...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 05-22-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,328
Posted By Colo1100B
Re: 1967 Travelall "Hornet"

Well, was excited for the 3 day weekend so got home and in only 1 beer time I had the front seat out of the hornet and in the front yard. Pulled everything apart down to the frame. Think I have a...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 05-21-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,328
Posted By Colo1100B
Re: 1967 Travelall "Hornet"

So, looks like I jumped the gun on calling the clutch "shot"... Mechanic rob came over and after 5 minutes of ridicule, he admitted the vehicle fit me perfectly :p last weekend I made a half ass...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 05-18-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,328
Posted By Colo1100B
Re: 1967 Travelall "Hornet"

Chappie the rescue again?!?! Love this guy! It is more of a grind than a rub, too deep to be a shriek. I called in a favor to my mechanic this morning, he is going to swing by the house on...
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