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Forum: Reader's Ride's 03-20-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By cbmind
Current Issues

So I'm using my Traveler as a daily driver now. Not a good idefa in NE, but it's what I've got. I resent buying another vehicle and let this sit idle.

Current problems-
Autometer Phantom II...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 03-20-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,029
Posted By cbmind
As it is Now (Mostly)

Fits in a parking garage with a 6'8" clearance! Still sitting on 35s, but new shoes for the winter. Here's some pics.

Also, in the effort of adding a head unit/ tablet to my outfit, I started...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 03-20-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,029
Posted By cbmind
Front Bumper Completion

I started this bumper years ago but never finished. I built out enough to mount the winch, easier to put the rig on a trailer!

Middle section is 1/4" plate, reinforced with same. 1/2" plate for...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 03-20-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,029
Posted By cbmind
Shifter Cover

Here's my shifter cover. Rather than incorporate a neutral safety switch, modify the detent on the factory TF727 transmission shifter, I bought a B&M megashifter PN# 80690 to use. I didn't like the...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 03-20-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,029
Posted By cbmind
Tablet Install

A few updates-
Installed a Samsung TAB A 7" android WiFi only tablet in the outfit. Uses an Arkon fleet locking mount on a RAM Mount AMPS mount/ ball. My dash panel is an IH ONLY NORTH unit. I...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 03-20-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,029
Posted By cbmind
Re: My Traveler Ride

Thanks!

Measured a hair over 14mpg on a roundtrip from Boston to New Hampshire the other day.
Forum: Reader's Ride's 01-16-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,029
Posted By cbmind
Re: My Traveler Ride

Thanks!

She's my daily driver now. Sorting out the kinks every day. Yet to finish-
Install AC parts.
Redo my home fab fan shroud, clearances were too tight and tubbed on cooling fan.
Re-fab the...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 01-16-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,029
Posted By cbmind
Re: My Traveler Ride

No sir, regular column with after market cruise. I forget the name of the manufacturer. It works great though. CC kit gives you a replacement turn signal lever commonto the 80s GM vehicles.
Forum: Reader's Ride's 01-16-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,029
Posted By cbmind
Re: My Traveler Ride

Sorry, haven't come back to this thread on a long time!
Forum: Reader's Ride's 12-18-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,029
Posted By cbmind
Re: My Traveler Ride

Thanks for the compliments!

I have a factory replacement valve in place. I have the same issue as you do. I generally stroke the defroster side to divert some of it for comfort. I think to...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 12-17-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,029
Posted By cbmind
Re: My Traveler Ride

I posted a thread here for a heater upgrade for my Scout. Check out the results and how to. Pdf included.
...
Forum: Gas Engine Tech 12-15-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,905
Posted By cbmind
Re: Engine Troubles Runs Rough Flat Spot

It wouldn't be the first time I've had a new part not good out of the box but don't think it likely. The distributor, cap, rotor, coil are all new. As is the ignition module. I had the same issue...
Forum: Gas Engine Tech 12-14-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,905
Posted By cbmind
Re: Engine Troubles Runs Rough Flat Spot

Sorry for the late post. Finally got around to trying it out.

So not in gear either condition yields a smooth climb in engine speed.

In gear, both conditions give a rough climb in engine...
Forum: Gas Engine Tech 11-15-2016, 02:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,905
Posted By cbmind
Re: Engine Troubles Runs Rough Flat Spot

So I made the changes. Seems that there's some improvement, but not what was expected. The flat spot is gone, but I'm still experience a slight hesitation, and feels rough through the entire rpm...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 11-03-2016, 04:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,029
Posted By cbmind
Re: My Traveler Ride

Core plugs- this was a low mile engine, but had been sitting for a while. I had leaks at the rear of the block, needing the transmission to be removed to replace. I rounded up the appropriately...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 11-03-2016, 04:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,029
Posted By cbmind
Re: My Traveler Ride

What would I do different so far/ lessons learned
transfer case clocking ring- nothing would do but for me to get the transfer case as high as possible for clearance. My Scout has a clean bottom of...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 11-03-2016, 04:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,029
Posted By cbmind
My Traveler Ride

A little progress on my 1980 IH Scout traveler.
Purchased in fresno, CA from son of an IH dealer owner, was in great shape. Went through a severe accident, decided to not keep it original. The...
Forum: Gas Engine Tech 11-02-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,905
Posted By cbmind
Re: Engine Troubles Runs Rough Flat Spot

Edelbrock tuning kit and manual in hand..

Discovered the carburetor step up springs from factory are yellow (4"/hg) via the manual, and are installed. Not orange. I went ahead and followed...
Forum: Gas Engine Tech 11-02-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,905
Posted By cbmind
Re: Engine Troubles Runs Rough Flat Spot

So I'm back in the saddle so to speak. Ignition issue resolved. Certain I was a bad module. As I was unable to replace it, I converted another distributor per bill's instructions for the GM 4 pin/...
Forum: Electrical Tech 11-02-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,809
Posted By cbmind
Re: Ignition Electrical Troubles

Good point!

I wanted to say thank you for all the help! I managed to locate a Holley gold box distributor and did the GM 4 pin kids w/ duraspark per bill's instructions. Fired right up! I will...
Forum: Electrical Tech 10-28-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,809
Posted By cbmind
Re: Ignition Electrical Troubles

Reading through the distributor thread, I finally noticed what May be part of the problem. The distributor I have was set up to use full FI, hence the weights and springs are gone. I hate to throw...
Forum: Electrical Tech 10-24-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,809
Posted By cbmind
Re: Ignition Electrical Troubles

Confirming your talking about the 8 spoked wheel as the relucror and the pickup as the pickup coil/ duraspark part? Air gap= relationship of the magnet face to the edge of one spoke as it turns?
Forum: Electrical Tech 10-24-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,809
Posted By cbmind
Re: Ignition Electrical Troubles

Good info! I'm at an impasse.. Looking at bill's video in the link and your pictures, it looks totally doable to test the entire circuit outside of the vehicle. I need to get at the pickup coil,...
Forum: Electrical Tech 10-24-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,809
Posted By cbmind
Re: Ignition Electrical Troubles

I bought the used distributor already modified for the FI conversion to control both fuel and spark using the GM 8 pin module years ago and used with success for 5 years. The tuck sat idle due to...
Forum: Electrical Tech 10-23-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,809
Posted By cbmind
Re: Ignition Electrical Troubles

As the current pickup coil is installed, it ohms out at 433.8 new one measures .618 both gotten from a radioshack digital multimeter.

Readings aren't making sense to me. Is the first number good...
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