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ZUKIWORLD Reviews: EVIL TWIN Samurai Twin Stick Shifter for the Transfer Case

  EVIL TWIN Samurai Twin Stick Shifter for the Transfer Case. Editor/Photo: Eric Bewley  CORVALLIS, OR – Evil Twin has created a product that is long over due for the Samurai market. For years there have been people building these on their own because when you convert a Samurai t-case to have a 2-low option the shifter becomes a ‘mystery …

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ZUKIWORLD Reviews: SPIDERTRAX Heavy-Duty Front Axles For Your Samurai

SPIDERTRAX  Heavy-Duty Front Axles For Your Samurai. Editor/photo: Eric Bewley CORVALLIS, OR – Spidertrax has developed a new heavy-duty axle to replace the stock Samurai front-end axles and birfield joints. That’s no surprise, for Spidertrax has been pushing the envelope on Samurai parts development for years. The surprise is; however, how far advanced these units are compared to other aftermarket …

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ZUKIWORLD Reviews: installs and tests CALMINI’s RockCrawler DL

  How Low Can You Go? ZUKIWORLD installs and tests CALMINI’s RockCrawler DL -Eric Bewley CORVALLIS, OR. -What do low gears mean to an offroad enthusiast? To many, low gears mean control and torque multiplication which ads to the ability of their vehicle to tackle tougher terrain with more finesse and ease. With low gears, the trail seems to ease …

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ZUKIWORLD Reviews: Trail Tough Gear Package For Your Suzuki Samurai

  TRAIL TOUGH GEAR PACKAGE Low Gear Package For Your Suzuki Samurai. Editor/Photo: Eric Bewley MEDFORD, OR -Lower gears are always welcomed on any offroad vehicle. Trail Tough offers many different gear packages for your Samurai making it possible to have several different and effective gear combinations. When we did the Trail Tough YJ Spring Suspension Lift, Brent recommended their …

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ZUKIWORLD Reviews: Making a Mighty Mouse Reynold’s Machine creates a 1.3 monster!

Making a Mighty Mouse Reynold’s Machine creates a 1.3 monster! -Eric Bewley CORVALLIS, OR. —I have had several different iterations of engines in my samurai over the years. The first was just the plain old stock 1.3 that was so worn out, I could barely do 50 miles per hour. Rather than rebuilding this non-oil burning good-compression engine right away, …

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ZUKIWORLD Reviews: SKY’S OFFROAD DESIGN New Bolt-On Samurai Traction Bar Kit.

SKY’S OFFROAD DESIGN New Bolt-On Samurai Traction Bar Kit. Editor: E. Bewley  SPRINGFIELD, OR – Sky’s Offroad Design also know as Sky Manufacturing is always thinking of, designing, and testing new ideas and products and has recently refined one of their first ground breaking products, the traction bar for the Suzuki Samurai. As anyone who has experienced it knows, soft-short …

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ZUKIWORLD Reviews: 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara – Solid Build, Good Options, Great Value

  2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara Solid Build, Good Options, Great Value Editor: Eric Bewley Photo: E. Bewley, DW Gallery     CORVALLIS, OR – The 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara has received well deserved tweaks to it’s platform which is now going on it’s fifth model year. The third generation of the Vitara or ‘J’ series was a radical change from the …

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ZUKIWORLD Reviews: ZUKS OFF ROAD Trail Armor for your Samurai

  ZUKS OFF ROAD  Trail Armor for your Samurai; Part One Editor: Eric Bewley   Albany, OR – Here at ZUKIWORLD Headquarters we are embarking on a new project Samurai. This new trail vehicle will have such features as turbo power, custom scratch-built axles, roll cage, coil-over suspension as well as other goodies. The first step though is to find some …

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ZUKIWORLD Reviews: Coil Spring Spacers For Your Sidekick or Tracker

  WHEELER’S OFFROAD Coil Spring Spacers For Your Sidekick Editor: Eric Bewley Photo: Jason Hutchison ALBANY, OR -Adding or building an aftermarket bumper, adding a winch, or putting in a larger motor in your Sidekick tends to compress the front springs giving the undesired effect of a raked vehicle. While cool for a hot rod, it is general considered poor …

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ZUKIWORLD Reviews: TRAIL TOUGH WRANGLER YJ LIFT KIT

  TRAIL TOUGH WRANGLER YJ LIFT KIT Installation Instructions For The Samurai. Editor/Photo: Eric Bewley MEDFORD, OR. -Trail Tough products have been making great products for Suzuki vehicles for several years now and we have seen several Trail Tough equipped vehicles on the trails around the North West and have always been impressed with their performance. So when we decided …

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