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Win a Suzuki! – American Suzuki to give away a Grand Vitara.

American Suzuki to give away a Grand Vitara. Story by: Eric Bewley BREA, CA — American Suzuki Motor Corporation kicked-off the sophomore season of its sponsorship of the Heisman Trophy in September with launch of Corporation’s first national cross-divisional advertising campaign. Strategic changes made to American Suzuki’s Heisman game plan for the 2000 season include a new advertising campaign featuring …

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Getting some kicks in Calmini’ Project Sidekick

Getting some kicks in Calmini’ Project Sidekick! -Junior When Steve Kramer from Calmini Products contacted me with an offer to give me a week at Moab in their Project Sidekick, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity. With a five inch lift, 32″ Super Swampers, and some serious body armor to boot, I was sure to get into some serious offroading …

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CALMINI Creates a Fire Breathing Vitara.

VITARA EXTREME CALMINI Creates a Fire Breathing Vitara. Story/Editor: Eric Bewley Photo: Steve Kramer BAKERSFIELD, CA. —CALMINI manufacturing has just put the finishing touches on a 2.5 liter V6 powered Suzuki Vitara that is as at home conquering the trails of the high country or whoopin’ butt on street and strip. This Vitara really is a marriage of all of …

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Suzuki-Based Solid Axle Swap For Your Sidekick from Calmini

  CALMINI Solid Axle Swap Suzuki-Based Solid Axle Swap For Your Sidekick Editor: Eric Bewley Photo:D. Kampa Bakersfield, CA – Calmini products has long been known as an innovator for Suzuki aftermarket parts and accessories. They were the first to come out with a full line of performance products for the Suzuki Sidekick and have built on that by being …

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SUZUKI GRAND VITARA – Redesigned 3rd Generation Vitara Hits Target

2006 SUZUKI GRAND VITARA Redesigned 3rd Generation Vitara Hits Target Editor/Photo: Eric Bewley Vancouver, BC – August found us at the Suzuki North American Press Launch for the new 2006 Grand Vitara. This new completely redesigned model is the third generation of this line of automobile first named the Sidekick in the N. American market which was then changed to …

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Duck’s Unlimited Grand Vitara – Built by Calmini

CALMINI’s Duck Stalker. -Eric Bewley BAKERSFIELD, CA —The special projects staff at CALMINI manufacturing have done it again with the debut of their camouflaged Grand Vitara code named the ‘Duck Stalker.’ This vehicle might have been called the ‘eight day wonder’ for that is the amount of time the CALMINI staff had to get this Grand Vitara ready for Suzuki …

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New Solid Axle Sidekick using Trail Tough’s Trail Slayer Kit

  I THINK I’LL TRY THAT Jason Hoff’s New Solid Axle Sidekick. Editor/Photo: Eric Bewley   SALEM, OR – After years of driving a Samurai on the trail, enthusiast Jason Hoff recently put together a nice, clean, and trail ready Sidekick. We had a chance to sit down with him and his new vehicle for a few minutes and ask him …

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GONZOOKIN – A Great Event As Seen Through The Eyes Of A Beginner.

GONZOOKIN 2004 A Great Event As Seen Through The Eyes Of A Beginner. Editor: Eric Bewley Story/Photo: Matty D. HAZELTON, PA. -Hello, NYSIDEKICKER here, giving a brief overview of my first true off-road experience in my Suzuki. My excitement had been building long before I even left New York, I had wanted to go in 2003 but talked myself out …

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ZUKIWORLD Travels To Wisconsin To Wheel With RPM4x4 And Friends

  APPLE VALLEY FARMS – SAND CREEK, WI ZUKIWORLD Travels To Wisconsin To Wheel With RPM4x4 And Friends Story/Editor: Eric Bewley Photo: Sara Bewley SAND CREEK, WI. —ZUKIWORLD traveled to Apple Valley Farms home site for the famous RPM4x4 club. The purpose; to “hang out” and to wheel some new terrain. We had heard a lot about the trails at …

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