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#966459 - 24th Oct 2004 9:33pm Jimbo's : Suzuki Samurai sport 4x4
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My first car was a 1992 K reg Suzuki Samurai sport. I bought it for launching the boat my bro and I share. It came with the standard 1.3l Petrol engine. It had twin carbs so accelerated off the mark pretty well, and sounded good too.

I quickly got into the off roading game (What's the point in having a 4x4 if you're not gonna use it?!!). Soon I was hooked and the modding bug began, but not the kind of modding bug people usually get! laugh

This is my Baby after a few minor mods, including front fogs, side steps, and bigger all terrain tyres:



And here's some more recent pics:











List of mods (there is more just can't remember it!):
1.7D engine Transplant
Opel Manta gearbox
Performance clutch
Fully custom designed free flow exhaust
Induction kit
Lowered ratios
Braided brake hoses
3.5" of suspension lift
Drop Shackles for better articulation off road
15x8 Weller 8 spoke rims
31"x10.5" Cooper Discoverer STT Tyres
Side steps/bars
Roof lights wired to main beam
Steel tubular front bumper
Ongoing paint job
Clarion CD head unit
Kenwood uprated speakers and rears fitted
2x200w subs

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#966460 - 24th Oct 2004 9:44pm Re: Jimbo's : Suzuki Samurai sport 4x4
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Registered: 18th Jun 2004
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looks smart jimbo
its came along nice
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#966461 - 24th Oct 2004 10:20pm Re: Jimbo's : Suzuki Samurai sport 4x4
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Registered: 4th Oct 2004
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sounds quality! i'm well into that! take ya bird 4x4'in for the day!

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#966462 - 24th Oct 2004 11:57pm Re: Jimbo's : Suzuki Samurai sport 4x4
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I do all the time mate, she loves it! It's not bad as a first date idea, lol.

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#966463 - 25th Oct 2004 1:54am Re: Jimbo's : Suzuki Samurai sport 4x4
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Looks like a lot of fun. Bet you couldn't do that in an X5!
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#966464 - 25th Oct 2004 11:13am Re: Jimbo's : Suzuki Samurai sport 4x4
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Loc: Neston, South Wirral
As the sticker says on the back jim, "You can follow me... but its gonna hurt"! I think il pass on that dude, iv been in your jeep,only one word for it - bruises! Nice one pretty good list you have got going on there!! happy
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#966465 - 25th Oct 2004 11:20am Re: Jimbo's : Suzuki Samurai sport 4x4
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nice one mate its looking great, i like the jeep ill have to come out with you one day see what its like.

keep up the good work
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#966466 - 25th Oct 2004 6:50pm Re: Jimbo's : Suzuki Samurai sport 4x4
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Cheers people happy

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Originally posted by StationMiek:
Looks like a lot of fun. Bet you couldn't do that in an X5!
I should hope not, or I've bought the wrong friggin vehicle!

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#966467 - 25th Oct 2004 6:59pm Re: Jimbo's : Suzuki Samurai sport 4x4
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Forgot to mention the most recent mod, it's a nicely curved back door, after being pulled backwards into a tree on the end of a rope! Will pull one off a scrapper soon, but the other repairs to get it roadworthy again will come first. (Needs a new engine throwing in as this one's been drowned several times, and both axles have severe oil leaks! I have spares, so will get them fitted asap).

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#966468 - 27th Oct 2004 4:44pm Re: Jimbo's : Suzuki Samurai sport 4x4
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Loc: Bebington
Two more mods I've just remembered:

3/4" Wheel spacers
Plastic wing mirror glass (It bends rather than smashes when the jeep lands on it)

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#966469 - 27th Oct 2004 5:43pm Re: Jimbo's : Suzuki Samurai sport 4x4
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Registered: 3rd Mar 2004
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Loc: Bebington
Stripped interior (to be chequer plated in time)
Removed rear seats
Removable fibreglass hard top that I never use any more
Wide arches (to be fitted when I get time)
and not forgetting the removeable doors!





...4 posts in a row, I must be obsessed, lol :rolleyes:

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#966470 - 27th Oct 2004 6:26pm Re: Jimbo's : Suzuki Samurai sport 4x4
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Registered: 2nd Dec 2003
Posts: 2943
Loc: Wirral
thats sweet matey a well looked after one at that
keep up th goos work jimbo matey can't wait to see the wide arches

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#966471 - 8th Nov 2004 12:52am Re: Jimbo's : Suzuki Samurai sport 4x4
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Registered: 3rd Mar 2004
Posts: 2912
Loc: Bebington
Finally got hold of an engine today, £50 from an ice cream man in Liverpool tease Just need a decent starter motor, then I can get in touch with a good mechanic friend of mine and see if he's up for the challenge of fitting it... along with the new axles <img border="0" alt="[cool / shades]" title="" src="graemlins/cwemotions067.gif" />

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#966472 - 5th Dec 2004 3:44am Re: Jimbo's : Suzuki Samurai sport 4x4
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Registered: 18th Jun 2004
Posts: 2003
Loc: west mids
ive never really comented on ur car m8 so i will now!!!!!!its 1 wicked little jeep me jay and m8s have all had many a good time cruisin round abersoch in that little(well big now) jeep, but once he scared me 2 death wen i was on the side step on abersoch beach!!!!!wat can i say the birds seem 2 like it and that was b4 he did all that 2 it!!!!u got it fixed yet m8!!!get it down 2 wales 4 nxt yr m8!!!i shud b in my car aswell by then!!! happy
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#966473 - 5th Dec 2004 3:49am Re: Jimbo's : Suzuki Samurai sport 4x4
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Registered: 18th Jun 2004
Posts: 2003
Loc: west mids
oh and GET THEM ARCHES ON!!!!!!its lookin damn good i fancy a jeep now!!!!i wanted that wicked vitara phat boy wat me and my dad did but hes sold it now!!!!! happy
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