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The Fall Classic 2015 – this time with extra ‘murica!

The Fall Classic 2015 – this time with extra ‘murica! Editor: Eric Bewley, Photos by: D. Arnold, V. Mueller, M. Verley, A. & M. Lilienthal, Videos by: M. Verley Bend, OR – We’ve been putting on this event since the early 2000’s and even though it’s held in the same general area, as a group we always seem to find and do …

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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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Around the West in 95 Horsepower: Imogene Pass

Around the West in 95 Horsepower: Imogene Pass Editor: Andy Lilienthal, photos by Andy and Mercedes Lilienthal Portland, OR – In part three of Around the West in 95 Horsepower, we had arrived in Ouray Colorado. Here, we hit the famous trails of the San Juan Mountains.   After our first night in Ouray, Colorado, we’d stay in the area and visit …

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Suzuki Motor Corporation has announced its exhibits for the 44th Tokyo Motor Show

News: Suzuki Motor Corporation has Annouced its exhibits for Tokyo Motor Show Editor: Eric Bewley Bend, OR – October 2015 Suzuki Motor Corporation has announced its exhibits for the 44th Tokyo Motor Show 2015 (organized by the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association), which will be open to the public from 30 October to 8 November. The theme for Suzuki’s booth is “SUZUKI NEXT …

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Colorado Samurai Adventure

Colorado Samurai Adventure Editor: Johnathan Hall Tulsa, OK – There we were, in July 2014 two weeks prior to starting our now annual August Colorado driving-Samurai hauling trek from eastern Oklahoma. During the previous two treks out to Colorado we had driven my “dirty job” truck, a 1993 Ford F150 with 275,000 miles on the inline-6.  We used this truck to haul our …

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Around the West in 95 Horsepower

Lifestyle: Around the West in 95 Horsepower: Portland to Murtaugh Editor: Andy Lilienthal photos by Mercedes Lilienthal – subcompactculture.com Portland, OR – In the first installment of “Around the West in 95 Horsepower,” we talked a bit about where we were headed and what we did to prepare. In this segment, we’ll talk about our first day on the road. We made it …

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Upgrades, Repairs, and Rebuilds for the Suzuki Sidekick

Upgrades, Repairs, and Rebuilds for the Suzuki Sidekick Editor: Andy Lilienthal – subcompactculture.com Portland, OR – There’s been a lot going on with the Teal Terror (aka project Suzuki Sidekick) lately, which is part of the reason I haven’t been posting as much I as have previously. There have been some upgrades, some repairs, and even some rebuilds. Why? In preparation for …

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Does Your Car Have a Nickname?

Way Of Life: Does Your Car Have a Nickname? Editor: Andy Lilienthal – subcompactculture.com Portland, OR – Ever since cars have existed, people have been giving them nicknames. I tend to think cars’ nicknames will manifest themselves at some point due to some traits or characteristics. Forum Discussion here: ZUKIWORLD Forum    Project 1995 Suzuki Sidekick, better known by its nickname, The Teal …

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How-To: Suzuki Samurai mini-spool installation

How-To: Suzuki Samurai mini-spool installation Canon Beach, OR – Story/Photos: Matt Verley I’ve seen the “how hard is it to install a locker in my samurai?”  about a dozen times in one way or another; and I didn’t see a comprehensive set of instructions with pics.  So, since I put the spool in the back of a Samurai this evening, AND …

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ZUKIWORLD Reviews: Cascadia Vehicle Tents Mt. Bailey Roof Top Tent

Review: Cascadia Vehicle Tents Mt. Bailey Roof Top Tent Editor: Andy Lilienthal – subcompactculture.com Portland, OR – What a better time to post up a tent review than right before Labor day. Needless to say, our days of camping on the ground are going to be brought to a minimum now that we have a Cascadia Vehicle Tents (CVT) roof top tent. …

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