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Old 11-23-2012, 04:38 AM   #1
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Location: phoenix,AZ
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my 72 IH

Truck Info

Manufacturer: International Harvester
Year: 1972
Suspension type: Leaf
Front Brakes: Disc
Modifications:chevy 3500HD axles
Rear Brakes:disch
Steering: stock
Front differential type / Gears: none
Rear differential type / Gears: 4.63 soon to be 3.31
Tire and Wheel Size 245/70/19.5


Color Scheme: red now soon to be Blue
Bodyman: none
Modifications: none
Paint Type: unknown at this time
Painter:unknown at this time


Color: red
Material: Cloth
Wiring:aftermarket harness
Steering wheel/Column: factory
Air Conditioning:factory GM
Instrument Gauges: Mack


Cubic Inch: 404
Manufacturer: Caterpillar
Cylinder heads:stock
Valve Covers:stock
Intake Manifold:stock
Ignition System:stock
Exhaust type:4 inch turbo back
Carburetor or Fuel Injection:Fuel injection


Automatic / Standard:Standad
Torque Converter:
Modifications:10 speed eaton fuller
Shifter type:Cummins 4bt
Drive Shaft: steel


What is your name? toby Linville
Please share a few things about yourself. (Bio, family, background, hobbies, your favorite pizza topping, your favorite vacation spot, etc)
How long have you owned your truck? 4 years
What made you decide to buy this truck? the unique body style and different manufacturer
How do you store your truck, at home, garage, outside etc? What do you enjoy about your truck the most? stored at home outside, i enjoy the fact that is is very different from what you normally see
Who or what was your biggest influence in building your truck?the biggest influence was the want to do something that i have never done before and because i enjoy being unique
What has been the biggest obstacle you have faced in working on your project? How did you/do you handle it?the biggest obstacle is lack of information. how i handle it is try and talk to other mechanics for help.
What/who is you favorite/best part source? a friend at a truck shop
What are some things have helped your project to be a success? good friends on other forums
What is the history behind your truck? i was looking for a new truck, and the body style just grabbed me.
What do you use your truck for? (hauling, cruising, daily driver,shows, drag racing, work truck, mudding etc):daily driver
What is your favorite memory with your truck? driving it home and feeling the nice super stiff ride with 36 year old springs, the feel of solid steel around me.
Whats your favorite modification done to truck and why? the drivetrain, after installed it should net me great milage and great power
If you had one thing to do over on your build, what would it be and why?more research on what i was getting into
What are your future plans for your truck?
What words of advice do you have to people who are just starting out with their project?
Truck: 1972 International Harvester 1210
Engine: Caterpiller 3116 220 HP 630 tq
Transmission: Eaton Fuller rt 6610
Axles: Merritor I beam front axle
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