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SUZUKI SIDEKICK – TIGHTENING TORQUE FOR CRANKSHAFT TIMING BELT PULLEY – TSB

     DOCUMENT TYPE: Technical Service Bulletin    SUBJECT: Modification of Tightening Torque for Crankshaft timing Belt Pulley Bolt    SOURCE OF FILE OR DOCUMENT: kickfix.com   This bulletin is to inform you of the modification of the tightening torque for the crankshaft timing belt pulley bolt which has been carried out since February 1996 production. When reinstalling the crank-shaft timing …

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SUZUKI SIDEKICK – MODIFICATION OF INTAKE MANIFOLD – TSB

     DOCUMENT TYPE: Technical Service Bulletin    SUBJECT: Modification of Intake Manifold and Thermostat    SOURCE OF FILE OR DOCUMENT: Unknown   This bulletin is to inform you of the modification in the intake manifold and thermostat which has been carried out in the 2-door (June 1992 & later) and 4-door 16-valve (December 1991 & later) Sidekicks. The thermostat mounting …

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Want a New Suzuki Samurai? Go to India or New Zealand

Nostalgia: Want a New Suzuki Samurai? Go to India or New Zealand Editor: Andy Lilienthal – subcompactculture.com Portland, OR – The Suzuki Samurai was introduced to North America in 1985 as a MY 1986 vehicle and was on sale for 10 model years. Despite the whole Consumer Reports roll-over conundrum in the 1980s, it remains one of the most loved, coveted, and in-demand 4x4s …

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Adding some more “sport” to a Suzuki Sidekick Sport

How To: Installing a 2.3 Aerio Engine Into A Sidekick Sport By: Matt Verley, Photography: Matt Verley Seaside, OR – Over the last 20 years, I have owned at least a dozen Samurais, several Sidekicks and Trackers, and a couple of Vitara and Grand Vitara.  About 3 years ago, I stumbled across a 1996 Sidekick Sport with a blown engine in my …

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Vitara 2nd Gen Vehicle Specifications

ZUKIWORLD online’s Vitara -Introduced in 1999 Available in 2 and 4-door hard and softtop models. economically fitted with a 2.0 liter I-4 engine. GENERAL Vehicle Type Two-Door, Soft Top EPA Vehicle Class Sport-Utility Powertrain Layout      (2WD) Front Engine, Rear-Wheel Drive      (4WD) Front Engine, Rear/Four-Wheel Drive Body Structure Ladder Frame with Boxed Rails Body Material Steel, Body-on-Frame Seating Capacity …

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XL7 Vehicle Specifications

    ZUKIWORLD online’s XL-7 -Introduced in 2001 designated by 4 doors, and a larger capacity from a Grand Vitara. upgraded trim packages, and a V6 engine. Below are the specs for the 2002 model. GENERAL Vehicle Type Four-door, Hard-top EPA Vehicle Class Sport-utility Powertrain Layout       (2WD) Front Engine, Rear-wheel Drive      (4WD) Front Engine, Rear/Four-wheel Drive Body Structure …

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Grand Vitara 3rd Gen. Vehicle Specifications

  ZUKIWORLD online’s Grand Vitara J3-Introduced in 2006 designated by 4 doors, unibody construction, and a longitudinal mounted drivetrain with V6 engine. ENGINE     Type:                                       2.7-liter, V6, 24-valve DOHC Materials:                                Aluminum cylinder block/aluminum cylinder heads Displacement:                         2.7 liters (2,736 cc/167 cu. in.) Bore x stroke:                          88.0 mm x 75.0 mm/3.46 in. x 2.95 in. Compression ratio:                9.5:1 Horsepower:                           185 …

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Samurai Vehicle Specifications

ZUKIWORLD online’s Samurai -1986 to 1995 sold in 2-door soft and hardtop models. Available in JX, JL, and JA trim packages. Equipped with a 1.3 8-valve I-4 engine.   [samurai photo]   The Samurai was the first Suzuki truck official sold in the United States through proper dealer channels. It’s design was very much a carry over from the 1985 …

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Sidekick (Vitara) First Gen Vehicle Specifications

ZUKIWORLD online’s Sidekick -1989 to 1998 sold in 2 and 4-door hardtop and 2-door softtop models with several trim packages. Fitted with many different I-4 engines including: 1.3 8V, 1.6 8V, and 1.6 16V. First released: 1988 Engine: 1.6L, 1.8L, 2.0L V6, and diesel Transmission: 5-speed, 4-speed auto Roof: Hardtop, Soft Top Seats: 4 Notes: LWB 4 Door model released …

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LJ and SJ Series Vehicle Specifications

ZUKIWORLD online’s SJ and LJ series -1972 to 1985 2-door hard and softtop models with many variations available including 2-stroke engines. Names and pseudonyms of Suzuki SJ and LJ vehicles. LJ series AKA: Hopestar, LJ10, LJ20, LJ50/55, LJ80/81 Styles: Hardtop, Convertible, Pickup; 2 Seater, 3 Seater, or 4 Seater; 2 Door Manufactured: 1970-1977 SJ series AKA: SJ20, SJ30/40, SJ410, SJ413 …

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