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post #1 of (permalink) Old 08-28-2004, 07:23 AM
Jiminbalto
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1968 Scout 800 4 cly

I recently had a serious engine problem. My son was driving the Scout and the oil filter base cracked and drained the oil(it was cracked before I got it had been welded by a previous owner, unknown to me). There is smoke coming out of the head, apparently serious engine damage. I have not yet taken it apart to determine the exact problem. It is not siezed and still runs.

What resources are available to rebuild the upper engine? replace it ? etc.

What engines can be swapped for the original?

Can an IH 8cyl be put in it? I saw one on Ebay that was not too expensive.

Any advice appreciated.
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post #2 of (permalink) Old 09-08-2004, 11:44 PM
christu77
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Re: 1968 Scout 800 4 cly

I have a 4 cylinder engine an 4 other complete scouts that I am about to sell. They are all going up on Ebay on Sept. 12, 2004. Contact me at [email protected] if you want. Chris.
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