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Forum: Reader's Ride's 03-21-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,744
Posted By 71mtnscout
Re: An Expedition Scout

Been busy and got to Beater again today, it appears that the old muffler was plugged enough to effect the tuning of my Weber cause now it's running lean. With that, I've been doing a TON of research...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 03-05-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,744
Posted By 71mtnscout
Re: An Expedition Scout

Finally got to the Tcase rear main seal...what a PITA!!! It must have been the original cause it was hard as a rock, took forever to get it to back out, had to use a chisel to cut it to release some...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 02-11-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,744
Posted By 71mtnscout
Re: An Expedition Scout

Kinda got back on her today. Remounted the hi lift back on the hood and found a good passenger vent cable on ebay the other day, so today started the revamp of the heating/vent system. I replaced...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 01-29-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,744
Posted By 71mtnscout
Re: An Expedition Scout

Haven't really done anything to it for awhile. I even stripped her down and put her up for sale, dang near sold it too! Had a guy hot and heavy for her and ended up talking him out of it. That...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 10-15-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,744
Posted By 71mtnscout
Re: An Expedition Scout

thanks, I'll check it out
Forum: Reader's Ride's 10-12-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,744
Posted By 71mtnscout
Re: An Expedition Scout

I rebuilt the new design Weber that was leaking and this is a completely different 32/36 than the 4 Spanish versions that I have stock piled, so there's a bit of a learning curve on it, and first run...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 10-02-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,744
Posted By 71mtnscout
Re: An Expedition Scout

It was a good day and a bad one..............

The good;
After redoing the exhaust I found the Weber needed a total rebuild and I just happen to have one freshly rebuilt on Wilma.

The bad;...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 09-18-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,744
Posted By 71mtnscout
Re: An Expedition Scout

As luck would have it I blew out the fiber style exhaust donut. Found that I had put alot of strain in the system. Added another hanger and let the system "hang" where it will, then tightened...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 08-02-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,744
Posted By 71mtnscout
Re: An Expedition Scout

Left for the shop last week and right after I got on the highway he died, just like the key was shut off. When I got to the shoulder it was idling and then just died, restarted and died again.
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Forum: Reader's Ride's 07-05-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,744
Posted By 71mtnscout
Re: An Expedition Scout

Started back at him again and I was getting exhaust in the cab again, so a check proved to be a loose exhaust...again. Yesterday I extended the exhaust to the rear, and added more hangers to take...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 04-24-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,744
Posted By 71mtnscout
Re: An Expedition Scout

First test was a success! Did a 3 day short run, 125 miles out, to I.h.w.r. In yermo over the weekend with beater loaded for camping. Well...glamping, we were in a campground with full services....
Forum: Reader's Ride's 04-16-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,744
Posted By 71mtnscout
Re: An Expedition Scout

Finished the install of the lock bars for the storage boxes. I still need to reinforce them with solid rod plug welded inside the tube to make it harder to bend them. These bars are double duty,...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 04-12-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,744
Posted By 71mtnscout
Re: An Expedition Scout

Started the loading of the needed gear today. Went to 4 wheel parts and picked up a mount for my hi lift and got it mounted. I picked up a nutsert tool...man this thing makes using nutserts a...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 04-11-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,744
Posted By 71mtnscout
Re: An Expedition Scout

Modified the existing steering stabilizer mounts to accept a stock 60's era cj-6 unit, there cheap and available over the counter most of the time. Drives much better now, doesn't wander around as...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 04-10-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,744
Posted By 71mtnscout
Re: An Expedition Scout

Added weatherproof storage in the bed today. I was going to do 2 "fat" .50 cans on each side, and May still go to that, but I got such a great deal on theses standard .50 cal boxes I had to buy...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 04-03-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,744
Posted By 71mtnscout
Re: An Expedition Scout

Took both doors apart and pulled the windows out and did 1" velcro hook on the front track, the rear track was still intact so I lubed it and left it alone. I will never put door window felts on...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 03-28-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,744
Posted By 71mtnscout
Re: An Expedition Scout

Tackled the doors today, they were just barely workable. The windows didn't operate very well and I don't have a key for the doors so I ordered a set of locks from IH parts and today they came in. ...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 03-26-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,744
Posted By 71mtnscout
Re: An Expedition Scout

Getting it ready for I.h.w.r. In April, got my ftm-350 ham radio mounted and working with a cheapo mag-mount antenna for now. I will have to save some pennies and get a good antenna soon. I also...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 03-23-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,744
Posted By 71mtnscout
Re: An Expedition Scout

Done, back together and it moves under its own power again. I have to say it's odd to not hear the the "I'm worn out" noises from the trans/tcase/clutch anymore, I even got a $14.99 seat cover from...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 03-15-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,744
Posted By 71mtnscout
Re: An Expedition Scout

Awwww crap!!

Somehow the pilot bearing came loose and is wedged behind the friction plate. No big deal really except that I dont have the alignment tool for a 4cyl, got one on the way and will...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 03-14-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,744
Posted By 71mtnscout
Re: An Expedition Scout

Found a rental yard that has a small hoist for $25.00 a day that comes apart into 6 pieces for easy transport, so I got busy today and prepped and pulled the trans/tcase out of beater and wilma. ...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 03-08-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,744
Posted By 71mtnscout
Re: An Expedition Scout

I got home early yesterday and started prepping the 64 to pull the trans/tcase to go in beater. Pulled the top cover on the t90 and the inside looks to be in pretty good condition, full of oil and...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 03-05-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,744
Posted By 71mtnscout
Re: An Expedition Scout

It has always "marked" its spot, but has been a bit excessive lately. It turns out that my tcase has alot of slop in the yokes. I was hoping to do a reseal but it really should get rebuilt. So...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 01-26-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,744
Posted By 71mtnscout
Re: An Expedition Scout

Now that winter is here a few things needed fixin. First up was the leaky exhaust system. A little cut and splice along with a new flange gasket, and adding another hanger later. It's amazing...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 12-09-2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,744
Posted By 71mtnscout
Re: An Expedition Scout

Beater had a new noise since the lift...a sorta song. Turns out the e-brake cable is rubbing on driveshaft and causing the "song". So I flipped the pull rod to the bottom of the swing bracket and...
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