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    Re: 87 Suzuki Samurai

    One Year Later: Still haven't done the other side. I've done tons of other stuff in the meantime but not the fender. I'm getting serious this year. I picked up a millermatic 211 and intend to make...
  2. Thread: Samurai buggy

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    Re: Samurai buggy

    Any update? Glad to see another Samurai.

    Join the Facebook Group - Colorado Zuks
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    Re: 87 Suzuki Samurai

    I sprayed some adhesion promoter on the bare metal parts and rolled on the raptor liner. I couldn't be happier with the results and I can't wait to get the other side done.

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    Re: 87 Suzuki Samurai

    Finally I said screw it.
    I picked up some trailer fenders from the trailer supply store in town. I'd go with the virtual lift route.


    http://www.detn8r.net/Samurai/2018-05-18_16-48-17.JPG


    I...
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    Re: 87 Suzuki Samurai

    Another update!


    After MOAB my brakes started grinding pretty bad. This was out of nowhere but not completely unexpected since I have not had to do the brakes since I bought the Samurai in 2015....
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    Re: 87 Suzuki Samurai

    With the roof rack mounted it was time to get packing. Like last year we took the car as well. So we were able to split all the gear between the two vehicles.


    With the vehicles packed we headed...
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    Re: 87 Suzuki Samurai

    I've got a bit of an update. I was very tentative about going to Easter Jeep Safari this year but I wanted to get some things done just in case.






    I was never satisfied with the way I...
  8. Thread: My Camper Build

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    Re: My Camper Build

    edit: Sorry for the wrong post.
  9. Thread: My Camper Build

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    Re: My Camper Build

    Looking Good! I like the dual swingout on the tire carrier.
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    Re: 87 Suzuki Samurai

    I'm not really sure. I was lucky enough that someone gave me some new transmission bearings back in August. Though when it comes to tearing into stuff that deep I'm a complete noob. Someone was...
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    Re: 87 Suzuki Samurai

    My daughter also helped me remove the seats this time around. Afterwards she hung around to play on my phone and keep me from taking pictures.

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    Re: 87 Suzuki Samurai

    I've been battling road noise in the Samurai. I thought that getting the hard top would get the noise down to what I'd consider a reasonable level for the road trips I take with the family.


    I...
  13. Re: Good evening everybody. My son and I say hello.

    Welcome to the group!
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    Re: 87 Suzuki Samurai

    Haven't really gotten much done. The new job keeps me pretty occupied. As well as my 10 month old son and 4yr old daughter.


    I noticed some cracks under the passenger seat starting to form a...
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    Re: 87 Suzuki Samurai

    Thanks Jim! I'll give that a try!
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    With the rear piece of the top mounted I had to figure out the mounting for the rear glass. Now this is the most retarded setup I've seen from a hard top company. At least rally tops has some...
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    Re: 87 Suzuki Samurai

    I've been driving with the hard top all this week. Sure was a battle getting here and it looks like we're starting to get some more snow now here in Colorado.


    Being that I was able to get the...
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    Re: 87 Suzuki Samurai

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    Re: 87 Suzuki Samurai

    Mostly it's all family time.
    Hard to find time to work on the Samurai.

    On a side note. I've finally got all new tires on the Samurai. 215/75R15's. BFG All Terrains KO2's.
    Had to break down and...
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    Re: 87 Suzuki Samurai

    Thanks! I'm doing maintenance at the Amazon building in Aurora. Better Pay. More Days Off.
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    Re: 87 Suzuki Samurai

    Haven't had much time to work on the Samurai. Started a new job recently and my daughter just started school... Priorities.


    Some good news though. Someone was throwing away a two piece hard...
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    Re: 87 Suzuki Samurai

    I hear you. We're really making a big push to get out and camp this summer. We spent last summer buying and gathering gear, this summer we're dead set on using it.
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    Re: 87 Suzuki Samurai

    After doing some camping and fishing and meeting back up with my dad and grandma we headed back home to Colorado. About 20 minutes outside of Las Vegas, New Mexico we ran into trouble with the...
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    Re: 87 Suzuki Samurai

    I got a welder for Fathers day from Abby and decided to start putting it to use. I finally got handles welded to the retaining nut on the tire carrier....
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    Re: 87 Suzuki Samurai

    I used some HDPE (cutting board material from the tailgate table project) to make some mounts for the Sidekick Fuse Block, fan controller and the ARB Compressor Relay.

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