IH PARTS AMERICA
Click Here!

Go Back   IH PARTS AMERICA > IH Parts America Area > IH Parts America Build-Ups
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Photo Gallery IH Store Home

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-21-2014, 11:02 AM   #1
ihpartsjeff
Administrator & Owner
 
ihpartsjeff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Member Number: 1
Location: Grass Valley, CA
Age: 44
Posts: 4,169
Default Steve's Expedition Scout Traveler

We started this build over two years ago and as it nears completion I thought it was time to put together a build thread. Our customer Steve has always had a vision of traveling to exotic places with an expedition type vehicle. IHPA was given the task of building the base vehicle so that Steve could then outfit the rig to his particular needs.

To begin the build we started with two different 118" wheelbase Scout Travelers. Steve already owned one, a tired and rusty diesel powered 1980 that had seen many a miles up in Alaska. Beat and used up this Scout Traveler still ran(although not well) and the body was done but since we were sticking with the Nissan sd33t engine and keeping a manual transmission some of the parts off this vehicle would be needed. This second Scout Traveler Steve purchased off the internet and was a gas powered Midas edition that looked to have a very good body.

The plan for the project was to keep with as many parts as possible that can be found abroad. So with that in mind the Nissan SD33T turbo diesel was kept for the power plant as versions of this engine are found in Nissan Patrol's and industrial equipment like forklift's all over the world. To fuel the engine a 33 gallon fuel tank was installed in place of the factory 19 gallon as well as a secondary heated tank set up to hold filtered waste oil. A NV4500 5 speed overdrive transmission with one of our CPT NV4500 to IH V8 Adapter Kits Was chosen for its strength followed by a Jeep version of the Dana 300 transfer case.

For axles the stock Dana 44's were to be retained with 4.09 gears and Eaton E-lockers. The front brakes were to be upgraded to our GM disc brake conversion kits And for the rear one of our TSM Scout II rear disc brake kits. And to boost the stopping power a CPT hydroboost kit would be installed. Suspension was to be kept mild with 2 1/2" spring lift, a CPT reverse shackle kit with CPT sway bars Both front and rear.

For the interior a custom roll cage would be built with the ability to hold a roof rack through and above the factory traveler fiberglass hardtop. Corbeau seats and a Tuffy lock box center console Would be fitted to the cage and a AMA air conditioning kit would be installed to keep the interior temperature comfortable on the warmer days.

The 1976 Midas Traveler


The 1980 turbo diesel powered Traveler(with 1976 front sheetmetal/grill). We had already begun the teardown when this picture was taken.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 031.JPG (75.2 KB, 8731 views)
File Type: jpg 018.JPG (58.1 KB, 6928 views)
__________________

Jeff Ismail
IH Parts America - Owner
IH Sierra Fall Rallye Event Coordinator
Binder Books
CPT - Crawler Proven Technology
(530)274-1795

Last edited by ihpartsjeff; 07-28-2017 at 02:42 PM..
ihpartsjeff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-2014, 01:25 PM   #2
ihpartsjeff
Administrator & Owner
 
ihpartsjeff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Member Number: 1
Location: Grass Valley, CA
Age: 44
Posts: 4,169
Default Re: Steve's Expedition Scout Traveler

The Midas Traveler arrived to us first.



It was a typical smogged down 345 with a 727 auto transmission.




The worn interior was sporting a round gauge instrument panel.


And had the typical 70's style midas interior.




A 33 gallon tank Was already installed as well as a 2.5" Rough Country lift kit.


The Scout was fairly clean underneath and sporting newer mufflers.


The overworked and bent down rear bumper will end up getting reused.


First thing to start the build process was to remove the hard top and gut the interior.




Attached Images
File Type: jpg 030.JPG (119.2 KB, 6686 views)
File Type: jpg 033.JPG (82.0 KB, 6428 views)
File Type: jpg 034.JPG (80.5 KB, 6473 views)
File Type: jpg 035.JPG (48.1 KB, 6382 views)
File Type: jpg 036.JPG (85.4 KB, 6428 views)
File Type: jpg 038.JPG (73.4 KB, 6422 views)
File Type: jpg 041.JPG (66.9 KB, 6756 views)
File Type: jpg 042.JPG (73.4 KB, 6394 views)
File Type: jpg 044.JPG (44.7 KB, 6359 views)
File Type: jpg 046.JPG (70.5 KB, 6535 views)
File Type: jpg 049.JPG (72.4 KB, 9772 views)
File Type: jpg 050.JPG (73.1 KB, 6434 views)
__________________

Jeff Ismail
IH Parts America - Owner
IH Sierra Fall Rallye Event Coordinator
Binder Books
CPT - Crawler Proven Technology
(530)274-1795

Last edited by ihpartsjeff; 07-28-2017 at 02:44 PM..
ihpartsjeff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-2014, 01:52 PM   #3
ihpartsjeff
Administrator & Owner
 
ihpartsjeff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Member Number: 1
Location: Grass Valley, CA
Age: 44
Posts: 4,169
Default Re: Steve's Expedition Scout Traveler

Once Darren and Michael had the Scout's interior stripped the tub was cleaned and evaluated for rust.







Overall the both the front and rear floors looked real good with the exception of an abundant amount of holes due to the Midas interior.


Unfortunately we did find that the quarter panels had succumbed to rust and would have to be replaced.


Darren began the process began by drilling out all the spot welds and cutting the front of the quarter panel off.





Once off you can see how much more rust there actually was.






With the quarter panel off the inner wheel well lip which was also rusted was removed.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 051.JPG (60.9 KB, 6297 views)
File Type: jpg 052.JPG (50.9 KB, 6359 views)
File Type: jpg 053.JPG (32.7 KB, 6311 views)
File Type: jpg 054.JPG (57.9 KB, 6353 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_5553.JPG (75.0 KB, 6216 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_5548.JPG (115.1 KB, 6311 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_5550.JPG (36.1 KB, 6232 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_5552.JPG (65.6 KB, 6319 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_5563.JPG (121.5 KB, 6290 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_5565.JPG (133.6 KB, 6301 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_5566.JPG (135.6 KB, 6308 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_5568.JPG (69.9 KB, 6271 views)
__________________

Jeff Ismail
IH Parts America - Owner
IH Sierra Fall Rallye Event Coordinator
Binder Books
CPT - Crawler Proven Technology
(530)274-1795

Last edited by ihpartsjeff; 07-28-2017 at 02:45 PM..
ihpartsjeff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-2014, 02:23 PM   #4
ihpartsjeff
Administrator & Owner
 
ihpartsjeff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Member Number: 1
Location: Grass Valley, CA
Age: 44
Posts: 4,169
Default Re: Steve's Expedition Scout Traveler

The driver side quarter panel had the same problems and thus got the same treatment.







The inner wheel well lip was rusted away just like the passenger side was.


New inner wheel well lips were welded back into place.




Lots of clamps are needed in order to make sure the replacement parts goes right back into place correctly.


At this point with the amount of surface rust that was on the tub itself and the additional rust that we were finding we decided to have the tub sand blasted before any more additional metal work would be performed.


So the tub was removed from the frame.




Once removed the gas rolling chassis was set off to the side.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg IMG_5569.JPG (60.8 KB, 6263 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_5570.JPG (75.1 KB, 6263 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_5571.JPG (121.0 KB, 6238 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_5572.JPG (115.9 KB, 6301 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_5575.JPG (120.9 KB, 6245 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_5577.JPG (114.5 KB, 6266 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_5580.JPG (129.2 KB, 6260 views)
File Type: jpg 003.JPG (65.8 KB, 6211 views)
File Type: jpg 001.JPG (45.3 KB, 6165 views)
File Type: jpg 002.JPG (45.8 KB, 6075 views)
File Type: jpg 007.JPG (108.9 KB, 6160 views)
__________________

Jeff Ismail
IH Parts America - Owner
IH Sierra Fall Rallye Event Coordinator
Binder Books
CPT - Crawler Proven Technology
(530)274-1795
ihpartsjeff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-2014, 02:57 PM   #5
ihpartsjeff
Administrator & Owner
 
ihpartsjeff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Member Number: 1
Location: Grass Valley, CA
Age: 44
Posts: 4,169
Default Re: Steve's Expedition Scout Traveler

With the tub off the frame the remaining front body parts were removed.



Then the body tub was set on a temporary rolling chassis.



The diesel powered Scout was then brought in as a few key parts were going to be needed for the build.


One thing that we needed was the brake/clutch pedal assembly as the midas Scout was an automatic yet we were going with a manual transmission.


So that the drivetrain could be removed we lifted the body off of the frame.


With this much rust you could see why this body was not going to be used.


Certain parts were going to be needed from the existing diesel powertrain hence why we needed to remove it.


With the rusted out body back in place the gas powered chassis was rolled in so that its powertrain could be removed as we decided to also send out the frame that we were going to use for sandblasting.




Before being loaded onto the trailer for blasting each part was given a quick power washing.


Once washed all parts were loaded onto the trailer.



Then taken over to the sandblaster where everything was unloaded and left for a few days.




Attached Images
File Type: jpg 017.JPG (64.1 KB, 6351 views)
File Type: jpg 101.JPG (60.8 KB, 7330 views)
File Type: jpg 018.JPG (58.1 KB, 6161 views)
File Type: jpg 020.JPG (78.6 KB, 6288 views)
File Type: jpg 021.JPG (45.8 KB, 6116 views)
File Type: jpg 022.JPG (67.0 KB, 6103 views)
File Type: jpg 029.JPG (65.4 KB, 6128 views)
File Type: jpg 031.JPG (64.9 KB, 6143 views)
File Type: jpg 032.JPG (53.8 KB, 6146 views)
File Type: jpg 106.JPG (79.8 KB, 6097 views)
File Type: jpg 001.JPG (79.7 KB, 6094 views)
File Type: jpg 007.JPG (78.3 KB, 6122 views)
File Type: jpg 008.JPG (90.0 KB, 6075 views)
File Type: jpg 009.JPG (75.2 KB, 6048 views)
__________________

Jeff Ismail
IH Parts America - Owner
IH Sierra Fall Rallye Event Coordinator
Binder Books
CPT - Crawler Proven Technology
(530)274-1795
ihpartsjeff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-2014, 03:28 PM   #6
ihpartsjeff
Administrator & Owner
 
ihpartsjeff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Member Number: 1
Location: Grass Valley, CA
Age: 44
Posts: 4,169
Default Re: Steve's Expedition Scout Traveler

After a few days the tub, frame and other remaining parts were picked up from the sandblaster.



With the frame and tub back from the sandblaster Darren got right to work in modifying the frame and installed a CPT reverse shackle kit.



Other parts of the frame were rewelded and gussets added in key places.



Then some additional rust repair that surfaced with the sandblasting was performed on the tub.















With some known wiring changes coming some of the old electrical firewall holes were welded up.





Other parts of the tub such as the inner quarter panels and floor were patched up as well.





Attached Images
File Type: jpg 008.JPG (109.1 KB, 6059 views)
File Type: jpg 010.JPG (72.6 KB, 6361 views)
File Type: jpg 011.JPG (50.0 KB, 6028 views)
File Type: jpg 012.JPG (45.9 KB, 6023 views)
File Type: jpg 013.JPG (44.2 KB, 6113 views)
File Type: jpg 014.JPG (51.5 KB, 6045 views)
File Type: jpg 016.JPG (43.5 KB, 5992 views)
File Type: jpg 017.JPG (42.4 KB, 6005 views)
File Type: jpg 018.JPG (33.9 KB, 5939 views)
File Type: jpg 020.JPG (41.6 KB, 5954 views)
File Type: jpg 021.JPG (65.7 KB, 6020 views)
File Type: jpg 435.JPG (55.9 KB, 6001 views)
File Type: jpg 437.JPG (51.2 KB, 6022 views)
File Type: jpg 449.JPG (57.6 KB, 6027 views)
File Type: jpg 025.JPG (118.0 KB, 6213 views)
__________________

Jeff Ismail
IH Parts America - Owner
IH Sierra Fall Rallye Event Coordinator
Binder Books
CPT - Crawler Proven Technology
(530)274-1795

Last edited by ihpartsjeff; 01-22-2014 at 11:46 AM..
ihpartsjeff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-2014, 03:43 PM   #7
ihpartsjeff
Administrator & Owner
 
ihpartsjeff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Member Number: 1
Location: Grass Valley, CA
Age: 44
Posts: 4,169
Default Re: Steve's Expedition Scout Traveler

Before things could get back to rusting a good coating of primer was applied to both the frame and body tub.







The tub got one last cleaning before having the primer applied.





Darren applied several coats of the primer.






All coated with a quality primer there were no more worries about rusting.



The tub was then placed back onto a temporary chassis.



Next up was the building of both front and rear axles.



Each axle got a master overhaul kit , Eaton E-lockers and new ring and pinion sets.



With every rear axle build that we do we perform a straightness check. As expected this housing was bent on one side bad enough that it needed to be cutoff and welded back on in order to compensate for the bent axle tube.



With the axle rebuilds complete each housing got painted along with the frame.



With painting chores done on the frame and axles the chassis was now ready for reassembly.

Attached Images
File Type: jpg 007.JPG (64.4 KB, 5905 views)
File Type: jpg 022.JPG (112.1 KB, 5971 views)
File Type: jpg 023.JPG (100.4 KB, 5852 views)
File Type: jpg 025.JPG (70.3 KB, 5929 views)
File Type: jpg 038.JPG (60.1 KB, 5871 views)
File Type: jpg 039.JPG (77.7 KB, 5886 views)
File Type: jpg 041.JPG (48.9 KB, 5848 views)
File Type: jpg 043.JPG (39.7 KB, 5883 views)
File Type: jpg 053.JPG (58.3 KB, 5844 views)
File Type: jpg 048.JPG (88.7 KB, 5838 views)
File Type: jpg 081.JPG (69.0 KB, 5889 views)
File Type: jpg 082.JPG (64.8 KB, 5922 views)
File Type: jpg 083.JPG (46.8 KB, 6317 views)
File Type: jpg 090.JPG (91.1 KB, 5856 views)
File Type: jpg 092.JPG (52.2 KB, 5815 views)
__________________

Jeff Ismail
IH Parts America - Owner
IH Sierra Fall Rallye Event Coordinator
Binder Books
CPT - Crawler Proven Technology
(530)274-1795

Last edited by ihpartsjeff; 07-28-2017 at 02:48 PM..
ihpartsjeff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-2014, 04:27 PM   #8
ihpartsjeff
Administrator & Owner
 
ihpartsjeff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Member Number: 1
Location: Grass Valley, CA
Age: 44
Posts: 4,169
Default Re: Steve's Expedition Scout Traveler

The transmission, a NV4500 adapted to run behind either an IH or Nissan diesel engine was prepped as well as the Jeep Dana 300.



With the axles built and chassis assembled the tub could be lowered down so that the next round of fabrication could be performed.



The quarter panel end caps were spot welded to the quarter panel.



Since quarter panel's for the 118" wheelbase Scout's are not available a lot of additional work has to be performed in order to add an extra 18" to the standard Scout II quarter panels.














An access hole was cut into each front inner quarter so that additional welding of the quarter panel could be performed.





The driver side access hole will also give access to the waste oil tank's fuel filler which will be fabricated next.

Attached Images
File Type: jpg 431.JPG (73.0 KB, 5961 views)
File Type: jpg 451.JPG (65.1 KB, 5881 views)
File Type: jpg 452.JPG (66.7 KB, 6520 views)
File Type: jpg 020.JPG (52.2 KB, 5949 views)
File Type: jpg 021.JPG (44.6 KB, 6774 views)
File Type: jpg 001.JPG (56.6 KB, 9794 views)
File Type: jpg 002.JPG (33.7 KB, 5934 views)
File Type: jpg 003.JPG (30.3 KB, 6119 views)
File Type: jpg 005.JPG (52.5 KB, 5807 views)
File Type: jpg 006.JPG (50.8 KB, 5810 views)
File Type: jpg 007.JPG (34.6 KB, 5742 views)
File Type: jpg 060.JPG (61.5 KB, 6187 views)
__________________

Jeff Ismail
IH Parts America - Owner
IH Sierra Fall Rallye Event Coordinator
Binder Books
CPT - Crawler Proven Technology
(530)274-1795

Last edited by ihpartsjeff; 07-28-2017 at 02:50 PM..
ihpartsjeff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2014, 09:38 AM   #9
ihpartsjeff
Administrator & Owner
 
ihpartsjeff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Member Number: 1
Location: Grass Valley, CA
Age: 44
Posts: 4,169
Default Re: Steve's Expedition Scout Traveler

With the driver side quarter panel mocked up Darren was now able to locate and trace out the design of each fuel door to be installed.







For each fuel door a box was fabricated to locate and protect the fuel filler itself.





Darren then modified a stock fuel filler neck, welded some mounting brackets and installed it onto the Scout.



Mocked up the whole set up has a nice clean look to it.





The rear fuel filler was shortened and modified to work with a fuel door set up.



With both fuel fillers completed and mocked up the final quarter panel modifications could be performed.

Attached Images
File Type: jpg 035.JPG (31.0 KB, 5758 views)
File Type: jpg 036.JPG (41.7 KB, 5735 views)
File Type: jpg 037.JPG (42.9 KB, 5694 views)
File Type: jpg 039.JPG (74.6 KB, 5700 views)
File Type: jpg 040.JPG (72.6 KB, 5728 views)
File Type: jpg 043.JPG (48.1 KB, 5714 views)
File Type: jpg 045.JPG (36.4 KB, 5695 views)
File Type: jpg 046.JPG (38.5 KB, 5615 views)
File Type: jpg 159.JPG (67.3 KB, 5692 views)
File Type: jpg 169.JPG (68.8 KB, 5672 views)
__________________

Jeff Ismail
IH Parts America - Owner
IH Sierra Fall Rallye Event Coordinator
Binder Books
CPT - Crawler Proven Technology
(530)274-1795
ihpartsjeff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2014, 10:02 AM   #10
ihpartsjeff
Administrator & Owner
 
ihpartsjeff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Member Number: 1
Location: Grass Valley, CA
Age: 44
Posts: 4,169
Default Re: Steve's Expedition Scout Traveler

With the fitment and fabrication of the fuel fillers and quarter panels complete the tub and related parts were then given a final coating of lizard skin. We like using lizard skin as it is a water soluble product that works remarkably well for reducing not only noise but heat as well.





Both inner and the outer quarter panels got coated.



With the coating completed the Scout was rolled back into the shop so that final installation of the quarter panels could be performed.



Both fuel filler's were installed for the last time.



And then Darren welded everything up.









The custom aluminum fuel tank we ordered finally arrived from grease car.

Attached Images
File Type: jpg 170.JPG (90.1 KB, 5642 views)
File Type: jpg 173.JPG (79.8 KB, 5615 views)
File Type: jpg 174.JPG (69.5 KB, 5651 views)
File Type: jpg 175.JPG (59.7 KB, 5603 views)
File Type: jpg 178.JPG (69.5 KB, 5633 views)
File Type: jpg 182.JPG (45.8 KB, 5617 views)
File Type: jpg 183.JPG (52.3 KB, 5630 views)
File Type: jpg 185.JPG (56.8 KB, 5579 views)
File Type: jpg 186.JPG (53.7 KB, 5582 views)
File Type: jpg 176.JPG (45.1 KB, 5598 views)
__________________

Jeff Ismail
IH Parts America - Owner
IH Sierra Fall Rallye Event Coordinator
Binder Books
CPT - Crawler Proven Technology
(530)274-1795

Last edited by ihpartsjeff; 01-22-2014 at 10:10 AM..
ihpartsjeff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2014, 10:48 AM   #11
ihpartsjeff
Administrator & Owner
 
ihpartsjeff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Member Number: 1
Location: Grass Valley, CA
Age: 44
Posts: 4,169
Default Re: Steve's Expedition Scout Traveler

Next up was the fabrication of the custom roll cage.





Some days its best to leave the fabricator alone.



Ihc customs cage dash plates were used in conjunction with a dash bar.



There are going to be two separate tops used on this Scout. One will be for normal daily use but when steve goes exploring this particular hardtop will be installed as it will have provisions for a storage rack to be installed above with all its weight on the roll cage itself.



To make sure the roll cage to storage rack mounting feet lined up through the hard top Darren had to spend some extensive time and creativity getting everything perfect.







With the roll cage complete it was hoisted out of the tub.





By using tube clamps we are able to break down the cage into separate components without sacrificing strength.



Attached Images
File Type: jpg 025.JPG (73.8 KB, 5589 views)
File Type: jpg 027.JPG (71.3 KB, 5605 views)
File Type: jpg 046.JPG (49.7 KB, 5594 views)
File Type: jpg 047.JPG (62.8 KB, 5585 views)
File Type: jpg 003.JPG (144.4 KB, 5599 views)
File Type: jpg 004.JPG (145.8 KB, 5541 views)
File Type: jpg 009.JPG (125.4 KB, 5553 views)
File Type: jpg 008.JPG (122.8 KB, 5566 views)
File Type: jpg 010.JPG (107.5 KB, 5532 views)
File Type: jpg 012.JPG (111.0 KB, 5557 views)
File Type: jpg 011.JPG (114.6 KB, 5553 views)
File Type: jpg 014.JPG (118.7 KB, 5568 views)
__________________

Jeff Ismail
IH Parts America - Owner
IH Sierra Fall Rallye Event Coordinator
Binder Books
CPT - Crawler Proven Technology
(530)274-1795
ihpartsjeff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2014, 11:09 AM   #12
ihpartsjeff
Administrator & Owner
 
ihpartsjeff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Member Number: 1
Location: Grass Valley, CA
Age: 44
Posts: 4,169
Default Re: Steve's Expedition Scout Traveler

Custom swaybar setups for both the front and rear were ordered up and with their arrival Darren was able to get both installed.











Darren also fabricated a custom hi-flow exhaust system.



A modern type A/C compressor was installed with a modified version of our CPT A/C compressor retrofit bracket.



Darren prepares for the final installation of the body tub to the frame.



Notes are taken all the time on projects in order to keep track of all time and material spent.



Since the vacuum brake booster is being ditched for a hydroboost unit a standard polished one-wire Delco 10si alternator Was installed along with a PSC power steering pump kit w/ remote reservoir.

Attached Images
File Type: jpg 005.JPG (137.1 KB, 5584 views)
File Type: jpg 006.JPG (136.9 KB, 5570 views)
File Type: jpg 007.JPG (150.9 KB, 5563 views)
File Type: jpg 008.JPG (139.9 KB, 5552 views)
File Type: jpg 015.JPG (132.1 KB, 5558 views)
File Type: jpg 016.JPG (122.4 KB, 5529 views)
File Type: jpg 017.JPG (120.3 KB, 5514 views)
File Type: jpg 018.JPG (109.7 KB, 5530 views)
File Type: jpg 028.JPG (120.7 KB, 5547 views)
File Type: jpg 035.JPG (123.0 KB, 5506 views)
__________________

Jeff Ismail
IH Parts America - Owner
IH Sierra Fall Rallye Event Coordinator
Binder Books
CPT - Crawler Proven Technology
(530)274-1795

Last edited by ihpartsjeff; 07-28-2017 at 02:55 PM..
ihpartsjeff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2014, 11:38 AM   #13
ihpartsjeff
Administrator & Owner
 
ihpartsjeff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Member Number: 1
Location: Grass Valley, CA
Age: 44
Posts: 4,169
Default Re: Steve's Expedition Scout Traveler

More Lizard Skin was applied to the various surfaces of the Scout including inner/outer fenders, firewall and hood.









The inside of the tub was also given a coating of skin.



With the front sheet metal and doors installed it was off to the painter.



Additional components needing to be painted were boxed up and stowed in the trailer.

Attached Images
File Type: jpg 033.JPG (116.9 KB, 5520 views)
File Type: jpg 032.JPG (98.9 KB, 5521 views)
File Type: jpg 034.JPG (124.0 KB, 5476 views)
File Type: jpg 015.JPG (128.0 KB, 5475 views)
File Type: jpg 016.JPG (87.9 KB, 5453 views)
File Type: jpg 021.JPG (121.5 KB, 5444 views)
File Type: jpg 020.JPG (130.6 KB, 5459 views)
__________________

Jeff Ismail
IH Parts America - Owner
IH Sierra Fall Rallye Event Coordinator
Binder Books
CPT - Crawler Proven Technology
(530)274-1795

Last edited by ihpartsjeff; 07-28-2017 at 02:56 PM..
ihpartsjeff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2014, 12:48 PM   #14
ihpartsjeff
Administrator & Owner
 
ihpartsjeff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Member Number: 1
Location: Grass Valley, CA
Age: 44
Posts: 4,169
Default Re: Steve's Expedition Scout Traveler

After a few weeks we stopped by the painters shop and checked on progress.



Standing on the left is Brent Jackson owner of Brent Jacksons Customs. Brent is a neighbor up the road from our shop who mostly performs paint jobs and restorations to Corvette's and hotrods but was willing to take on the task of painting the Scout.









A few weeks later the Scout was painted and picked up from Brent's shop.





Brent did an absolute fantastic job painting the Scout a pearl blue.



With the Scout back it was time to send out the roll cage and related components to get powdercoated.



Attached Images
File Type: jpg 007.JPG (71.4 KB, 5443 views)
File Type: jpg 008.JPG (89.7 KB, 5454 views)
File Type: jpg 009.JPG (114.6 KB, 5463 views)
File Type: jpg 010.JPG (97.6 KB, 5462 views)
File Type: jpg 011.JPG (140.2 KB, 5424 views)
File Type: jpg 017.JPG (135.6 KB, 5437 views)
File Type: jpg 018.JPG (140.5 KB, 5394 views)
File Type: jpg 021.JPG (86.9 KB, 5430 views)
File Type: jpg 015.JPG (157.6 KB, 5415 views)
File Type: jpg 016.JPG (127.7 KB, 5416 views)
__________________

Jeff Ismail
IH Parts America - Owner
IH Sierra Fall Rallye Event Coordinator
Binder Books
CPT - Crawler Proven Technology
(530)274-1795

Last edited by ihpartsjeff; 07-28-2017 at 02:57 PM..
ihpartsjeff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2014, 01:06 PM   #15
ihpartsjeff
Administrator & Owner
 
ihpartsjeff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Member Number: 1
Location: Grass Valley, CA
Age: 44
Posts: 4,169
Default Re: Steve's Expedition Scout Traveler

That same afternoon the cage was coated and picked up.



Darren wasted little time getting the cage installed.



As well as the seat and center console cage mount.



Corbeau seats and a Tuffy lock box center console Got installed next.



Additional parts are laid out in the back of the Scout in preparation for installation.



At the time of this writing the project is continuing on and in process so as pictures are taken they will be posted up.

Attached Images
File Type: jpg 023.JPG (112.5 KB, 5443 views)
File Type: jpg 006.JPG (56.7 KB, 5433 views)
File Type: jpg 001.JPG (119.5 KB, 5424 views)
File Type: jpg 010.JPG (120.2 KB, 5432 views)
File Type: jpg 011.JPG (130.2 KB, 5423 views)
File Type: jpg 013.JPG (114.2 KB, 5401 views)
__________________

Jeff Ismail
IH Parts America - Owner
IH Sierra Fall Rallye Event Coordinator
Binder Books
CPT - Crawler Proven Technology
(530)274-1795

Last edited by ihpartsjeff; 07-28-2017 at 03:00 PM..
ihpartsjeff is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 06:28 PM.