The Creation Story


Bob Beever

Started with a 1979 International Scout II. Removed all down to frame and made stiffeners for springs and steering box. Frame, axles, brakes, and steering gear all sand blasted and powder coated at Fredericksburg Powder coating. Jim Graves installed Lock Rites in Dana 44’s front and rear and set up pumpkins. Skyjacker springs and shocks. 5 each BFG AT 33x12.50 on American Racing Aluminum wheels. Built 345 Intl truck engine with Holley Truck Avenger Carburetor on square bore manifold. Borg Warner T-19 4spd syncro with Dana 300 transfer case. Crawl ratio approx 58 to 1. Tube body done by Bobby Creech in Ashland, Va. I designed and built aluminum butterfly doors with sliding tinted-glass windows.. 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee leather heated powered seats and heated power mirrors. Has custom removable rear fenders. All lighting is modern Peterson LED’s. The body was removed and powder coated; have installed electric harness, dash, instrumentation, air conditioning and cruise control. Has Warn 6000 lb winch on custom mount. 6 each KC lights on custom bar. Custom console.One of a kind. Started project in fall 2001. Finished and licensed for on-road in summer 2006.

Gallery of Photos

Video of Project
Video of Start Up
Scout II Starts up on Very First Try
July 13, 2006