samurai buggy

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redneck23ms (redneck23ms)
Registration Date: Feb 26, 2017
Listing Title: samurai buggy

sami based buggy
Fort Collins, CO
This rig started life as a 87 suzuki samurai. not much sami left just some of the frame, hood and tub from firewall to the back of the seats.
tube work is all 1.5" dom.

engine is a 4.3L v6 out of a 2001 gmc jimmy. i was told the engine and trans were both rebuilt when they were installed. engine is completely stock, just a K&N filter. runs great. electric fan and aluminum radiator

transmission is a 4l60e out of the same gmc jimmy. again i was toldf it was rebuilt. has a corvette servo installed as well as a trans cooler with fan. stock shifter from the jimmy with the detent modified to be able to go from drive to reverse without pushing the button.

Transfer case is a top shift toyota case. has 4.7:1 gears. trail gear twin sticks and a trail-tough rear driveline disconnect. so you can do front or rear digs in either high or low.

Front axle is a 85 toyota mini truck axle. it has 5.29 yukon gears with 29 spline pinion. Longfield 30 spline shaft and birfield on the short side, Rcv birfield and og longfield shaft on the long side, 6 shooter knuckles, trail gear drive flanges, upper truss, trail gear full hydraulic steering kit. and arb air locker. also have a full set of rcv's new in the box for spares..

Rear axle is also from a 85 toyota. it also has the yukon big pinion 5.29 gears, a spool, 1 longfield shaft and 1 stock shaft. as well as a couple spare stock shafts

Driveshafts are both from Tom Woods. rear has a double cardan at the t-case. front is a 2 piece with carrier bearing mounted to the skid plate.

flat belly skid plate made of 3/8" plate.also has a skid under the oil pan.

front suspension is a 3-link with track bar. 14" sway a way air shocks

Rear suspension is a 4-link. 14" sway a way air shocks, Tk1 swaybar and center limit strap.

Wheelbase is roughly 104"

corbeau suspension seats with prp padded harnesses.

red top optima battery

trail gear 8000 lb winch with synthetic line

custom dash with autometer gauges and painless wiring harness

fuel cell with sender

wheels are trail gear creeper lock beadlocks.

Tires: 5- 39" Krawler stickies. 4 are mounted on creeper lock beadlocks. spare is mounted on a black steel wheel.

Wheelbase is ~104"

Theres probably more things that i am forgetting. This rig wheels great and hangs with alot of high dollars rigs. i am just ready for something else. Great first buggy. i have never weighed it but was told that its 2600lbs empty.
recently took 2nd place at a local rock crawl event.

Heres a short video from a few different trails.

Price is $11,000. will consider trades for other buggies or jeep/juggy on tons or streetable built jeeps.
located in Fort Collins CO

Engine Cylinders: 6
Fuel: Gas
Body Style: Buggy
Country: United States
State: Colorado
ZIP code: 80526
Additional information
Front Locker: Selectable
Rear Locker: Spool
Year: 1987
Other Features: Beadlock Wheels, Winch