1968 International Harvester Scout 800

1968 International Harvester Scout

Condition: Used
Make: International Harvester
Model: Scout
Type: Convertible
Trim: 800
Year: 1968
Mileage: 12,000
VIN: 780907G177499
Color: Yellow
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: Manual
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Stamford, Connecticut, United States
Extras
4-Wheel Drive, Convertible
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Description for International Harvester Scout 1968

Well, ust look at her. As you can see, he's a gem. In her youth (and frankly, ell into her middle age) she was a hard working Wyoming farm truck, nd her patina is without doubt one of her biggest charms. She is now retired and well into the sorting process. Much good work has been accomplished (professional mechanics, eceipts kept) and certainly there is more work to be done depending on how far you want to restore, ut she will gladly get you to Sunday coffee in town, r even back and forth to Nantucket, ust as she is. She scoffs at showroom beauty queens yet she looks undeniably ravishing on the beach. She makes friends easily wherever she goes. Will you be her new foster family? We hope so. Below is a listing of work that has been accomplished. Happy Bidding!


IH Scout 800 1968 - 152 Comanche 4cyl, Speed transmission, win Stick Dana 4x4 I bought the Scout from Woodys Wagons and Classic Cruisers, Y. They restore older trucks and American classics and performed a lot of the initial repairs and upgrades. I used A1 Transmission in Norwalk CT for transmission and drive-train work. I used Marks Auto in Stamford Ct for various other odds and ends and electrical work. All well respected professional mechanics have performed the installations and repair work.
Fuel Lines Etc -Tapped and drilled bolts in fuel tanks and put new bolts in tanks -New fuel filter -All new fuel lines -Had both gas tanks boiled and lined -New filler necks for both gas tanks -New tank switcher ( 2 Tanks ) 10Gal New locking gas caps and seals Tuned carb Brakes -New front drums 2 Front wheel cylinders -Replaced brake switch with used one -Turned rear drums -Replaced front hubs - spindles and lock outs with used parts -10 new wheel studs and Nuts Brake Cylinder Filter New Master Cylinder Body Work -Replaced front bumper -Pull dent in rear quarter panel -Cut out rust in passenger & driver floor pan -Install metal panels in passenger & driver floor pan Install Hinges, eat & Drill Out and Retap bolts Install Weather strips and window guides etc. New Door Hinges and hardware Drivetrain -New universal joints in rear drive shaft -Installed used rear drive shaft - Rebult Manual Transmission (Replace 3rd Gear) 4 new shocks 2 differnetial Pinion Seals 8 front leaf spring bushings -New fluids Electric & Misc. -New battery -Replaced amp gauge with used one -Rewired dash gauges -Installed blinker & flasher -Replaced light bulbs in blinkers and tail lights -Replaced oil pressure gauge with used one -New heater hoses and refilled with antifreeze Repair Negative Cable - Battery terminal New Motor Mounts Install New gas Pedal Install New Air inle, eating and Defrost tubes etc. Tires - 4 New Goodyear Tires - 235-75-15 Other New/Used Parts New Rear Seat Rear Seat Cushions New Convertible Soft top Soft Topper - Colorado Original Scout 800 Hard Top. Next Repairs - Restorations wanted IMO Rebuild Carb - The throttle arm mount has a crack which allows for play in the throttle. Scout Parts.com sells new or original Carb for 400-450 but might be able to just get the few key parts. I think it would be good to bite the bullet and get a totally new one. Work on Gauges - Speedometer is inaccurate, peedo cable needs to be calibrated. Details, etails, lways more details. New Sending Units for the Fuel gauges - gauge does not work, ut that's the beauty of 2 tanks, ou always have a 10 gal reserve tank to use. Steering box - Either replace, r get a new center link arm to firm up steering, ight be good enough. The link arm mounts are tired.