When launched, the International Scout was the most sophisticated SUV produced by International Harvester, and it was soon considered one of the strongest players among its competitors. Today, this trail-ready beast is specially-built, with new parts and an attractively brutish stand-out stance. Introduced in 1971, the International Scout II mixed middle-American style with all-American utility and became one of the best-selling models in the International Harvester line-up. Up for sale is this preserved 1978 International scout II, which is in excellent condition and features extensive upgrades and modifications.
Presumably, the first thing that gets noticed is our subject car’s height thanks to its lifted body, which improves off-road capabilities. Another key element of this Scout II’s unique appearance is the 33” X 12.5” BF Goodrich Tires. Completing the aggressive beastly look, this Scout II has been repainted in a striking gray color — paintwork being completed in 2019. Further modifications include all new hubs and ball joints. Inside, the dashboard comprises of an aftermarket radio, a new sending unit, and a new scout steering wheel. This international Scout II has a black interior and additionally comes with a spare set of mud tires.
This International Scout II features the rare, factory-fitted Nissan diesel 3.3L SD33 6-cylinder engine. Mainly designed for industrial use, it distributes power to the wheels through a 4-speed manual transmission. In addition, the Scout II is equipped with new front brake rotors, which improves stopping power. The suspension has been upgraded with new tie rod ends, ball joints, and a fresh steering stabilizer, which will likely makes an excellent recipe for smooth and tight steering, both on and off-road.
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