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  1. Ron A liked Darrel's post in the thread 74 Scout II lift.

    If you can't fit shocks longer than the wheel travel break out your welder.

    Sep 23, 2020 at 7:37 PM
  2. Ron A replied to the thread 74 Scout II lift.

    Those National springs I just stuffed under the front end do. Need longer shocks and straps. Just one little change, and more work.

    Sep 23, 2020 at 7:37 PM
  3. Ron A replied to the thread 74 Scout II lift.

    Not just the up travel. Springs with enough flex and down travel and you need limiting straps so you don't kill your new shocks.

    Sep 23, 2020 at 12:21 PM
  4. Ron A replied to the thread 74 Scout II lift.

    One thing you are going to want to look at while you do this is the leaf spring plates and the u bolts. The plates IHPA has are 3/8 inch...

    Sep 22, 2020 at 5:59 PM
  5. Ron A replied to the thread 74 Scout II lift.

    Stock shackle length is 3".

    Sep 21, 2020 at 11:19 PM
  6. Ron A replied to the thread Lock-O-Matic parts needed.

    That hub is one of those things I wished that they reproduced. My 77 came from the factory with them, but I never saw them.

    Sep 21, 2020 at 8:23 PM
  7. Ron A liked kevingweq's post in the thread SV345 - 5 bolt rocker assembly on a 9 bolt head.

    Just to keep the info in one thread ,There is an outfit that rebuilds shafts and rockers , Rocker Arms Unlimited I sent them these...

    20150617_212855 (1024x768).jpg rocker shafts 345.jpg Sep 20, 2020 at 10:07 PM
  8. Ron A replied to the thread SV345 - 5 bolt rocker assembly on a 9 bolt head.

    What you did will work just fine. https://www.murphysmotorservice.com/ih345.php This place has new shafts, at least for now, if you are...

    Sep 19, 2020 at 10:43 PM
  9. Ron A replied to the thread 392 Runs HOT! Boils Over :(.

    Is it possible someone used the wrong head gaskets? I have never torn an Improved cooling engine apart, but I believe they use a...

    Sep 17, 2020