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Off-Road Magazines Suzuki Equator
Off-Road Magazines Suzuki Equator

Off-Road Magazines Suzuki Equator

Filed in Suzuki Equator by on February 5, 2018 • views: 36

In 2009, Off-Road Magazine teamed up with Suzuki to see what they could create from a stock 2009 Suzuki Equator. They started with the optional RMZ-4 off-road package that includes a strong Dana 44 rear axle, Bilstein front and rear shocks, skid plates covering the oil pan, transfer case and fuel tank, 16-inch alloy wheels wrapped […]

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1987 Suzuki Samurai Blue Trail Slayer
1987 Suzuki Samurai Blue Trail Slayer

1987 Suzuki Samurai Blue Trail Slayer

Filed in Suzuki Samurai by on January 2, 2018 • views: 121

A customer named Terry McGinnis started this project in 2009. It was purchased from the previous owner for $400 after it had an engine fire. Terry decided to create the ultimate rock crawler. Receipts show that this 1987 “Sammy” has had about $25,000 worth of parts and labor not including the cost of the engine. […]

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Tim Hardy – Samurai Guru
Tim Hardy - Samurai Guru

Tim Hardy – Samurai Guru

Filed in Suzuki Samurai by on December 12, 2017 • views: 2127

In the world of Suzuki Samurais, there isn’t a bigger name than Tim Hardy. He didn’t receive that title by building the most over-the-top ‘Zuks, but rather by taking moderately, and often cleverly, built-ones and doing amazing feats. He is known for showing us the first ‘virtual lift’ by fitting 35-inch tires on a Samurai by […]

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1995 Sidekick Crawler
1995 Sidekick Crawler

1995 Sidekick Crawler

Filed in Suzuki Sidekick by on December 11, 2017 • views: 153

Here’s an off-road rig that can take the whole family on an off-road adventure! This 1995 Suzuki Sidekick has been built with a Trail Tough Trail Slayer Kit and trussed Toyota Axles. According to Trail Tough: Turn your 4 Door Suzuki Sidekick or GeoTracker into a serious off-road machine! 40” of articulation and great handling […]

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1987 Suzuki Samurai On Tracks
1987 Suzuki Samurai On Tracks

1987 Suzuki Samurai On Tracks

Filed in Suzuki Samurai by on November 11, 2017 • views: 1888

Ready for winter? You would be if you had this 1987 Suzuki Samurai on tracks! This Samurai has definitely proven itself in the Teton Mountains of Wyoming and the eastern Idaho area The Samurai features Camoplast Tatou 4s tracks on custom mounts, and a Rocky Tops fiberglass top for winter time fun. Power comes from a 1.6L […]

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Suzuki e-Survivor – Samurai of The Future
Suzuki e-Survivor - Futuristic Samurai

Suzuki e-Survivor – Samurai of The Future

Filed in Suzuki Concept by on October 17, 2017 • views: 38

Suzuki has gone back to the future with its latest off-road SUV. The automaker, who stopped selling cars in the United States in 2013, has unveiled the e-Survivor concept truck, which blends the old school simplicity of the Samurai with the two-seat targa-topped style of the oddball X-90. The e-Survivor is electric, of course, with […]

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Suzuki Swift Outlaw 4×4
Suzuki Swift Outlaw 4x4

Suzuki Swift Outlaw 4×4

Filed in Suzuki Swift by on September 18, 2017 • views: 2100

Some cars have names that make you want to laugh whenever you hear them. The Ford Probe comes to mind; is it named after the noun or the verb…? If you think the Proton Gen-2 sounds like a penguin, you’re not the only one. And as for the Mitsubishi Carisma – could it be the […]

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The Trophy Tracker
The Trophy Tracker

The Trophy Tracker

Filed in Geo Tracker by on September 5, 2017 • views: 764

This tracker is small, nimble, and unique. The fab work is topnotch and mounted up on 37s. The small engine is at its limit when the Tracker is loaded with three people’s gear and trying to haul down the highway, but off-road the gearing makes it crawl like a champ. Nonetheless we have a feeling […]

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1979 Suzuki LJ81 Micro-Overlander
1979 Suzuki LJ81 Micro-Overlander

1979 Suzuki LJ81 Micro-Overlander

Filed in Suzuki LJ81 by on August 15, 2017 • views: 1605

This 1979 Suzuki LJ81 is owned by Joe and Dana Marshall who run Mule Expedition Outfitters in Washington State. They refer to it as their micro overlander, a fitting name given its size and modifications. The 1979 LJ81 was a pickup produced by Suzuki, and was based on the SJ20 model that preceded the SJ30 Samurai. They […]

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1995 Sidekick 4-Door Daily Driver
1995 Sidekick 4-Door Daily Driver

1995 Sidekick 4-Door Daily Driver

Filed in Suzuki Sidekick by on May 28, 2017 • views: 3277

Looking for an economical family adventure vehicle that gets 20-25 MPG? This 1995 Suzuki Sidekick 4-door was built to be just that. The vehicle was purchased for $3,700 with 70,000 miles on it. It was then lifted with Old Man Emu OME962 springs in the front, which are actually designed for the front of a 1999+ Grand […]

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1987 Samurai Rock Crawler views: 3282

This is a great example of the modifications people can do to turn these Samurai’s in to true offroad warriors. This Samurai now rides on a Diamond front axle with a Toyota center section, and a Toyota Tacoma rear axle. Both have 5.29 gears and spools permanently locking the axles. Combine that with a Toyota […]

1987 Long Wheelbase Suzuki Samurai views: 3989

Many hardcore Samurai owners have stretched out their wheelbase to make them longer, and more capable on the trail. But did you know that the Samurai came as a long wheelbase? While the stock Samurai has a short 80-inch wheelbase, the long wheelbase (LWB) Samurai came with a 94-inch wheelbase, making it more appealing to […]

The Teal Terror – 1995 Suzuki Sidekick views: 1354

  If you’ve done much wheeling in the northwest, been to the Northwest Overland Rally, or been to Overland Expo West, then you’ve probably spotted this 1995 Suzuki Sidekick. This great little expedition vehicle features: 2-Inch BDS lift springs OME shocks/struts Lockright rear locker Aftermarket 4×4 front skid plate Shrockworks front bumper WARN M8000 winch […]

Chunks’ 1991 Geo Tracker views: 1057

  This 1991 Geo Tracker was found online for sale by Grant (Chunk) Peterson. The first thing that catches your eye is the aggressive look and large tires. There’s something about the look of a stock Tracker that makes it look to much like a car, and very little like an off-road vehicle. However, this […]