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Old March 24th, 2010, 11:20 PM   #1
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Default 1973 International Harvester 1210 "the intertrashional"

it is a 1973 international 1210 4x4 camper special. one of my friends that is helping me work on it started calling it the intertrashional so the name has just kinda stuck. it has a dana 44 front, dana 60 rear, international v8, auto trans and a divorce transfercase. i picked this up a while ago and finally got around to gathering parts and starting to put it together.

here are the pictures of it in stock form from right before i bought it:
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and than i bought 12" lift springs from a 73-87 chevy that im modifying to fit into the front of it.





and 37" tires on rims that i plan to use as rollers until i pick up the tires that i want for it.



tonight i got the old front end ripped out and put the springs and slid a 10 bolt front under it until i can get the dana 60 that i want for it.







much more to come as i make progress on it this week.

plans for it this week include: 14 bolt for the rear, a shackle flip and blocks to lift the rear, custom front bumper, camo spray paint job , air horns off a semi, brakes, steering, new carb, fresh gas, change all fluids and everything else i need to get it running and driving!

long term plans include: dana 60 front, 40"+ tires, cummins swap, restore the body/nice paint job and freshen up the interior.

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Old March 24th, 2010, 11:35 PM   #2
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looks like a fun build man.

Good Luck!
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Old March 24th, 2010, 11:38 PM   #3
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very cool .....calling special ed
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pretty sick. excited for more picks.
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Old March 27th, 2010, 08:43 PM   #5
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sorry guys im back to working long hours again so slower progress than expected. i have the day off tomorrow so hopefully some new pictures.
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Old March 29th, 2010, 08:59 PM   #6
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the beast is alive!!! i put the carb off my jeep on it and it runs.. kinda rough and it doesnt like to idle but it runs well enough to tell that the whole bottom end is in good working order. i figure with some fresh gas and tune up parts it will be a great runner!
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Old November 30th, 2010, 09:01 PM   #7
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still working on this beast or is it for sale to?
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Old November 30th, 2010, 09:08 PM   #8
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still working on this beast or is it for sale to?
well normally i say everythings forsale for the right price... but not this. i am collecthing parts for this right now and trying to knock out the rest of my projects. hopefully by the time snow flies ill have the rest of the projects done and this is going to sit in my shed all winter and and roll out a new truck in the spring.

a few weeks ago i picked up a 7.3 IDI diesel out of a 94 ford. not a real tire burning motor but it does have a banks sidewinder kit on it and that way the truck stays all international instead of dropping a cummins in it.

there will be many updates soon since i just got my 2002 gmc done on monday and my 1999 chevy should be done tomorrow. than i have to throw a 304 in my 1989 yj sometime next week than this will be next on the list
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Old December 8th, 2010, 12:34 PM   #9
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That's one cool truck!
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Old thread I know, but I figured some more 1210 4x4 pics wouldn't hurt. So here' my latest acquisition. I present to you Baja Barbie, '72 1210 Camper Special 4x4 that I just rescued from the Sonoran Desert-----where's she's sat un-used, un-started & un-loved since 1996.....




























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Old December 4th, 2014, 03:24 PM   #11
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Old thread I know, but
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Old December 4th, 2014, 03:30 PM   #12
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Which means.....what exactly?.....
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You hijacked an old thread that had nothing to do with you instead of making your own.
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Jeezis kryst, really? Do I need a time out now or something?......
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Jeezis kryst, really? Do I need a time out now or something?......
People with half a brain could figure that out...
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Btw, I 'hijacked' it not 'cuz I'm an attention whore with nothing better to do, but because I have basically the same truck, have had 14 or so IH's over the past 35 years, can help folks out who may need some info on these olde gurls and love to share with the rest of the class little tips & tricks I've learned in the past, and that the youngin's here should NOT be afraid of putting some time and money into these things. As opposed to letting them get scquashed and sold to the Chinese scrap yards.....only to come back here a month later in the form of some p.o.s. toaster or washing machine.....
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Btw, I 'hijacked' it not 'cuz I'm an attention whore with nothing better to do, but because I have basically the same truck, have had 14 or so IH's over the past 35 years, can help folks out who may need some info on these olde gurls and love to share with the rest of the class little tips & tricks I've learned in the past, and that the youngin's here should NOT be afraid of putting some time and money into these things. As opposed to letting them get scquashed and sold to the Chinese scrap yards.....only to come back here a month later in the form of some p.o.s. toaster or washing machine.....
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Gawd but you're an idiot. Your dog must be real proud of you.....
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Gawd but you're an idiot. Your dog must be real proud of you.....
Lets see, he called out the guy hijacking an old thread and it's his problem?

Start your own thread or GTFO.
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Please start a new thread on this...Love the Internationals and would love to hear about it
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