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Forum: Reader's Ride's 01-07-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,831
Posted By cbmind
Tri Y Header Repair

So I heard the start of what sounded like an exhaust leak weeks ago. Got to work, look at the header to exhaust connection, and the collector had rotted off the end of the 4 header tubes at the...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 01-07-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,831
Posted By cbmind
Winch and New Front Bumper in Action!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFO6pcYDgAc&t=38s

Here's the winch and bumper in action! Got my 28 horse Cub Cadet 7260 thoroughly stuck. Had to double line the cable to get enough power to drag...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 01-07-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,831
Posted By cbmind
New Front Bumper Fabrication

Here it is with the push bar. 1 1/4" schedule 40 piping.
Forum: Reader's Ride's 01-07-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,831
Posted By cbmind
Re: My Traveler Ride

Thanks! Recently completed my front bumper. Has tow points, incorporates the Warn winch, nothing fancy. Here's some pictures. Mostly made of 11 gauge plate/ sheet, middle of it is made of 1/4" with a...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 03-20-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,831
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: 24
Views: 8,831
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: 24
Views: 8,831
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: 24
Views: 8,831
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: 24
Views: 8,831
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: 24
Views: 8,831
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: 24
Views: 8,831
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: 24
Views: 8,831
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: 24
Views: 8,831
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: 24
Views: 8,831
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: 24
Views: 8,831
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: 5,152
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: 5,152
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: 5,152
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: 24
Views: 8,831
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: 24
Views: 8,831
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: 24
Views: 8,831
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: 5,152
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: 5,152
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: 3,081
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: 3,081
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...
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