We get back to the in-laws' house and I'm so pumped about getting this thing. It's sitting on the trailer 500 miles from home, and I'm ready to start wrenching on this thing. I pulled the diff covers off and about crapped again. Lockers front and back.
When I got this thing to my house and started going through it and the boxes of extra stuff that he gave me, it just got better. The motor is an early '90s GM 350 crate engine adapted to a T-18 tranny.
I have completely rewired the Scout and plan on having it ready to wheel this spring. If you guys put a max budget on the Ultimate Adventure rigs next year, I sure would like to be considered for one of your picks. Thanks for at least reading this, and keep up the awesome work you guys do.
Here's a list of stuff the I discovered about the Scout from the time I picked it up until now, and I only have about $100 dollars in it so far: 350, T-18, AA plate, Holley 650, Summit high-torque starter, Griffin radiator, 33x14.50-15 Boggers on wheels (it now has 33x12.50-15 all-terrains on wagon wheels), Dana 44s with 4.27 gears and lockers, E-Z wiring harness.
What can we say? Wow! Congrats!
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