Pinzgauer Rescue

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David Dunn
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Re: Pinzgauer Rescue

Post by David Dunn » Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:17 pm

Izzs think I sees a customer for new glass. :lol:

Congrats on the new truck.
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The Trojan Horse... the 1st Pinz used to covertly carry troops into battle .




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Re: Pinzgauer Rescue

Post by rmel » Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:57 pm

Ha!! Funny. I was going to call you soon.

I do know that the windscreen needs to be replaced.
Side windows too for tinted. Not to mention the drivers
side bottom door half is rusted through due to trapped rain.
I'll be replacing that rather than playing restoration body
shop man -- although it does look repairable a project for
the future. New rubbers and window tracks needed too.

I do have a spare windscreen I picked up from you a couple of
years ago at Mogfest. I'm thinking use that one, and get another
spare from you next time I'm in SoCal.

I am also way behind accessing all the needs as it's been raining
up here around the clock. Just broke mid-morning, rain again Sunday.
Ain't complaining, badly needed.

With Mozo in the garage this rig presently is deemed a second class
citizen :| so it's outdoors work for now. But, like a sneaky dog I do
see some inching towards the 2'nd bay of the garage though -- need
to negotiate that slot with the wife, I already kicked my BMW out
for Mozo. Wish I had 4 bays. At least I got the header raised to get
these guys in.

I'll be pining you soon on glass.
Puller: 71' 710K 2.7L EFI aka Mozo
Follower: Sankey MK 3, 3/4 Tonne
Rescue Pinz: 73' 712M

Driver: Ron // KO0Q

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Re: Pinzgauer Rescue

Post by rmel » Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:55 pm

Day 1, no rain, a little progress. Bad ignition switch now replaced with a EI replacement switch.
I like this switch! Two positions. First position enables the starter motor only -- so you can use
this position to use the starter motor to crawl W/O starting the motor. Second position all
circuits go.

Starts up but runs like crap, not too surprised. Very high idle, vacuum leak most likely. Coughs
and spites while running, misfiring, but could also be a very lean cylinder. Tomorrow weather
permitting I'll start digging into the Engine.

Tool and Battery box had one heck of an impressive mouse hotel in each.

So far other than the bottom door half on the Drivers side, I have not found any significant rust.
Drivers seat is a complete POS, a pair of Smart Car Fortwo seats are on the way :D

Canvas is all crap.

All fluids need to be replaced, leaky Trainie, rear main seal, and front diff leaks. I knew all
that :>>

Plan is to get this to decent running conditions then I'll post the projects. I have a "vision" more
or less.

Surprise find of 6 original Tire chains in a canvas bag -- saturated with mouse pee :>>
Puller: 71' 710K 2.7L EFI aka Mozo
Follower: Sankey MK 3, 3/4 Tonne
Rescue Pinz: 73' 712M

Driver: Ron // KO0Q

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Re: Pinzgauer Rescue

Post by geckoadventure » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:48 pm

Hey I resemble that rescue remark LOL.

GECKOADVENTURE

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Re: Pinzgauer Rescue

Post by rmel » Wed Feb 06, 2019 7:02 pm

Well it's running OK now. Amazed it ran at all. Brake boost line broken, big Vacc leak.
Throttle plate on one card separated from the body, another vacc leak, accel jets plugged.
Completely out of balance carbs and linkage holding one throttle plate open. Just got
the carb balancing airflow meter today.

Good news is compression checked out very good, and a boroscope peek into the cylinders
looks very good.

Then I got to hatting the look of some very ratty air tunnel insulation and could not
help myself to get the heat gun and remove all that crap. That was more work than
expected. Good I did as there were several surface rust spots. All cleaned up, started
sealing, painting and will add some MLV as a heat and noise barrier. I'm spending all
my time on stuff you can't see :roll:

Slow going though.
Puller: 71' 710K 2.7L EFI aka Mozo
Follower: Sankey MK 3, 3/4 Tonne
Rescue Pinz: 73' 712M

Driver: Ron // KO0Q

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