International Harvester beat the Ford Bronco to the punch with its 1961 Scout, and this 1970 model has roamed just 90 miles since it underwent a comprehensive and professionally executed rotisserie restoration. Original sport-utility roadster style, LS1 V-8 power and purpose-engineered suspension upgrades put the restored and modified Scout into a custom class of its own. High-impact red paint shows off famously boxy Scout style, and the heavy-duty steel front bumper packs an 8,000-pound Warn winch.
A custom roll cage adds safety to the upgraded black, white and red cabin outfitted with two-tone leather-bolstered front bucket seats with diamond-stitched inserts and a matching rear bench. Locking center console storage and a dash-mount stereo system deliver contemporary comfort and entertainment. VDO gauges are right at home in the original dash locations, and an International Harvester logo horn button ties 1970 into today. Air conditioning is a breeze. Just grab the sport steering wheel, engage the Sidewinder shifter and hit the throttle. The highly detailed engine bay is a super clean showcase of cutting-edge high-performance equipment. MSD ignition coils light up LS1 power, and Sanderson ceramic-coated steel-tube headers join forces with a Flowmaster stainless-steel dual exhaust system for maximum flow and sweet V-8 sound. Horsepower flows through a 4L60E 4-speed automatic transmission, Dana 300 transfer case and Dana 44 front and rear axles with 4:10 gears. An upgraded PCS remote reservoir power-steering system shares its hydraulic power with a hydroboost power-assist master cylinder for precision 4-wheel disc brake modulation and rock steady fuel-injected idle.
Custom-engineered suspension and a reinforced frame keep power under control. Driver-controlled front and rear Eaton E-lockers send LS1 performance to all four Moser axle shafts for maximum traction. The Resto Mod sport utility icon is ready to roll over any and all terrain on Moto Metal 18-inch wheels and Cooper Discoverer STT Pro tires.
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