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 Suzuki Samurai Specifications

  

Dimensions

Wheelbase 79.9"
Overall Length 135.0"
Overall Width 60.6"
Overall Height 64.6"
Curb Weight 2,059lbs
Cargo Volume 27.8 cu. ft.

Capacities

Fuel Capacity 10.6 gallons
Engine Oil 3.7 Quarts
Engine Coolant 5.34 Quarts
Transmission Oil 1.38 Quarts
Transfer Case Oil .85 Quarts
Differential Gear Oil (Front) 4.2 U.S. pt.
Differential Gear Oil (Rear) 3.2 U.S. pt.

Engine

Type 1.3-liter, 4-cylinder, in-line 8-valve OHC
Block Aluminum
Bore x Stroke 2.91" x 3.03"
Displacement 80.8 cu. in. (1.3 liter)
Compression Ratio 8.9:1
Firing Order 1-3-4-2
Induction (1986-1989) Carburetor
Induction (1990-1995) Fuel Injection
Horsepower (SAE net)
60 hp @ 6500 rpm (1986-1989)
66 hp @ 6500 rpm (1990-1995)
Torque 76 ft-lbs
Mileage City / Highway 23 / 25 MPG

Transmission

Type 5-Speed
Clutch Dry, single disc, diaphragm spring
Gear Ratio
1st 3.652
2nd 1.947
3rd 1.423
4th 1.000
5th 0.795 (0.865 after 1988.5)
Reverse 3.466

Transfer Case

Type Manual
Gear Ratio 2.268 (low) 1.409 (high)

Axles

Ring Gear Bolts 10 - 10mm bolts
Ring Gear Diameter 6.90 Inches
Pinion Shaft Diameter/Splines 1.379"/26
Axle Shaft Diameter / Splines
.940 / 22 (Front)
1.05 / 26 (Rear)
Axle Tube Material / Diameter / Wall Thickness HREW / 2.56 / .120
Gear Ratio 3.73
Available Aftermarket Ratios 4.57, 5.38
Carrier Breaks None
Recommended Max Tire Size 32-Inches
Pinion Bearing Preload 7.8-14.7 in-lbs
Backlash .004-.006 in.
Ring Gear Torque 58-65 lbs-ft
Carrier Bearing Cap Torque 51-72 lbs-ft
Pinion Nut Torque Zero endplay (crush sleeve)
Suspension Leaf Spring
Important Note: In 1990 the front axle was changed to a 2-pinion type and will not fit the available lockers.

Factory Wheels & Tires

Wheel Type Steel
Wheel Size 15x5
Wheel Bolt Pattern 381 x 127 mm
Tire Size P205/70R15

Brakes

Type Power Assist
Front Disc, floating caliper
Rear Drum leading and trailing
Parking brake Lever-hand operated

Steering

Steering Box Manual
Turning Radius 16.7 ft
Toe In 0.08 - 0.24 in
Caster Angle 3 30'
King Pin Angle 9 00'

 

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