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Unread 05-05-2013, 12:28 PM   #16
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What a drag

Is your bypass spring shot?

Sell me your Scout II Dana 300!!!

I'd prefer one with a manual bull gear, but I'd consider buying one with an automatic bull gear for the right price.
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Unread 05-05-2013, 12:59 PM   #17
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I doubt it. It's pretty tough to get the cap that holds it in to start due to the pressure from the spring pushing against it.
'81 Scrambler AMC 304 Rear Dana 44 Front Dana 30
In pieces in middle of body off restore
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Unread 05-05-2013, 01:32 PM   #18
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That sucks. I was hoping it was something easy.

A heavier oil will probably gain you a few pounds, but that's a temporary fix.

I think it's time to drop the oil pan and find out what's going on. Hopefully it's just a clogged pickup, and not bad bearings somewhere.

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