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Forum: Basic Tech Questions 06-10-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By meisterj
Re: Hydraulic Fluid capacity

Pearl,
There is another IH forum that has a sub forum specific to tractors. Since this forum doesn't cover tractors, and the sponsor doesn't work on or sell tractor parts, I hope it is ok to refer...
Forum: Electrical Tech 05-19-2018, 02:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 306
Posted By meisterj
Straight vs tilt column turn signal cam

What is the difference in the cam between the straight and tilt column? I ordered one for a straight, but it won't fit over the taper on the shaft. The shaft hole is too small in diameter. The cam is...
Forum: Electrical Tech 04-12-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,551
Posted By meisterj
Re: Testing the Fuel Gauge

Reviving this informative thread with a gauge failure question. Scout II, cleaned the tank, redid all the lines, new sending unit all about 6 months ago. Gauge has worked since I got the Scout 1.5...
Forum: Gas Engine Tech 03-11-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By meisterj
Re: Intermittent valve train noise

OK, thanks for all the input. I'm still hoping for a sticky lifter - cheap, fast fix, but if that isn't it I guess I'm in for cam bearings.

So if the babbitt/bearing is spinning and closing off...
Forum: Gas Engine Tech 03-09-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By meisterj
Re: Intermittent valve train noise

Engine ran fine. Smooth, no missing, no loss of power, just the noise. Drove home slow just being cautious.

I agree a cam bearing issue shouldn't be intermittent, and from what I can tell from the...
Forum: Gas Engine Tech 03-09-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By meisterj
Intermittent valve train noise

New to me '74 Scout II with a 345. I have had 3 episodes of valve train noise. The first was shortly after I rebuilt the carb and started driving it. Took it out on the xway and got valve train noise...
Forum: Engine Cooling & Mobile HVAC Tech 01-03-2018, 03:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,171
Posted By meisterj
Re: heater box - paint interior?

Thanks for the input. I went ahead and painted the interior and re-assembled it. It will be a while before I finish other engine bay projects, so it will have plenty of time for the solvents to...
Forum: Engine Cooling & Mobile HVAC Tech 12-24-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,171
Posted By meisterj
heater box - paint interior?

'74 scout II rehab of a heater box/core. The box is in decent shape but has some rust both inside and out. I've used Eastwood rust encapsulator and engine bay paint elsewhere and will use that on the...
Forum: Carb Tech 12-02-2017, 04:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,400
Posted By meisterj
Re: New 2300 carb questions

I just did my first carb rebuild, on a 2300 for my '74 scout II with a 345. There is a ton of good information in the following thread. Take the time to read through it:...
Forum: Electrical Tech 11-12-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,247
Posted By meisterj
Re: Fuse Block upgrade?

Scoutboy,
I'm working on a '74 Scout II with those 'crapball garbage' bulkhead connectors. I haven't had problems with them yet, but I'm sure it's inevitable. Do you have specific recommendations to...
Forum: Carb Tech 10-20-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 581
Posted By meisterj
use of vapor storage canister with Holley 2300

'74 scout II, smogged 345, with auto 727. It has what I believe to be a replacement Holley 2300 2 bbl, list 7448, manual choke, ungoverned. This carb has two vacuum ports, one a "timed spark vacuum...
Forum: Basic Tech Questions 10-11-2017, 02:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By meisterj
Re: emblem and trim removal

Kept searching and found the relevant post:
http://forums.ihpartsamerica.com/showthread.php?t=8442
Forum: Basic Tech Questions 10-09-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By meisterj
emblem and trim removal

I'll soon be doing body work and painting a '74 scout II. How are the emblems/name plates, and the chrome trim pieces along the lower side panels removed without damage? I see IHPA has emblem barrel...
Forum: Brake Tech 09-03-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,365
Posted By meisterj
Re: disc brake piston won't retract

Loosening the bleeder did the trick. Thanks.
Forum: Brake Tech 09-02-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,365
Posted By meisterj
disc brake piston won't retract

Hello,
I put the TSM rear disc brake conversion on a '74 scout II. The directions said to take the calipers off the bracket to bleed them, so I did. After bleeding, one side was fine but the piston...
Forum: Basic Tech Questions 08-21-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 52,643
Posted By meisterj
Re: The "Fuel Tank" Thread

Old thread, new problem:
'74 scout II, 345, original tank and set up as far as I can tell, with new mechanical fuel pump and inline filter a several months ago, ran fine. Been parked a couple months...
Forum: Brake Tech 08-13-2017, 03:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,231
Posted By meisterj
Forum: Electrical Tech 08-13-2017, 02:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 871
Posted By meisterj
Forum: Electrical Tech 08-12-2017, 03:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 871
Posted By meisterj
Scout II battery wiring

Redoing a mess on a '74 scout II with a 345. What is the stock/typical course of + and - battery cables to starter and ground? My + is just laying across the top of the engine.
Forum: Brake Tech 08-09-2017, 04:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,231
Posted By meisterj
4W disc master cylinder plumbing

After brake, suspension, and bearing work at all four corners I am now ready to install the new MC, combo valve, and booster for the 4 wheel disc brake system (did a rear conversion) on a '74 scout...
Forum: Parts for sale 07-12-2017, 02:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 626
Posted By meisterj
Front Dana 44 U-bolts

SOLD--Set of four unused U-bolts for a dana 44 front axle. These are from a Rough Country 2.5" lift kit. The bolts for the driver side are 1/2 x 7 1/2 and for the passenger side are 9/16 x 8 1/2....
Forum: Brake Tech 06-27-2017, 03:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,196
Posted By meisterj
Re: parking brake cable adjustment

I did talk to IH parts yesterday. This didn't seem to be a common problem with the disc brake kit. We discussed several possible solutions including the one you suggest. Last night I tried the...
Forum: Brake Tech 06-26-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,196
Posted By meisterj
Re: parking brake cable adjustment

Thanks for that info. Also, prior to seeing your post this am I confirmed with Rough Country that the short arm of the spring goes forward, so I'm good there. Just need a solution for the parking...
Forum: Brake Tech 06-26-2017, 02:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,196
Posted By meisterj
Re: parking brake cable adjustment

Yes, I got the term 'equalizer yolk' out of the manual. The adjuster is as loose as it goes. To make matters worse, I put the short end of the Rough Country leaf spring (center bolt to eye) forward...
Forum: Brake Tech 06-25-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,196
Posted By meisterj
parking brake cable adjustment

I installed your rear disk brake kit on a '74 scout II 4x4 with dana 44s and a 2.5 inch rough country lift. I connected the parking brake cable to the calipers but it is too short and the rotors are...
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