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ZUKIWORLD Reviews: SHROCKWORKS SIDEKICK SLIDERS – Rocker Protection for your Sidekick

  SHROCKWORKS SIDEKICK SLIDERS Rocker Protection for your Sidekick. Editor: Eric Bewley Story/Photo: J. Hutchison San Diego, CA – If you plan to do any serious wheeling in your Sidekick or Tracker and you enjoy using your doors then rocker protection is a must. The door sill area is an exposed weak area and can get crushed which will of course …

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ZUKIWORLD Reviews: SKY’S OFFROAD DESIGN’s Idler Arm – A Great Solution For The Sidekick Bent Idler Arm Blues

  SKY’S OFFROAD DESIGN’s Idler Arm A Great Solution For The Sidekick Bent Idler Arm Blues. Editor: Eric Bewley Story/Photo: Mike Hagen COTTAGE GROVE, MN. -After installing the front locker on my Sidekick, I really had a problem with bending Idler arms. Even though this has been a known problem for the Sidekick enthusiast, there hasn’t been a solution to …

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ZUKIWORLD Reviews: – Calmini’ 6″ Combo Lift Kit, There’s More Then Just Clearance To Gain

  Project TRICKER-KICKER Calmini’s 6″ Combo Lift Kit,  There’s More Then Just Clearance To Gain. -Junior RENTON, WA. —I’m certain Suzuki had no idea they’d be creating an American phenomenon when they designed and manufactured the Suzuki Samurai, and now the same can be said for the Sidekick. Does the madness ever end? “Hopefully not” says Steve Kramer at Calmini …

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ZUKIWORLD Reviews: Calmini’ 6″ Combo Lift Kit part 2.

Project TRICKER-KICKER Calmini’s 6″ Combo Lift Kit,  There’s More Then Just Clearance To Gain. -Junior Continued. —Next unbolt the gas tank’s filler hose from the body.  Cutting and extending of the filler hose and replacement of the vent tube is require. Calmini provides the necessary hardware for this. Gas tank Filler hose W/extension added e-brake cable Here we’re loosening the …

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ZUKIWORLD Reviews: Calmini’ 6″ Combo Lift Kit part 4.

  Project TRICKER-KICKER Calmini’s 6″ Combo Lift Kit,  There’s More Then Just Clearance To Gain. -Junior Continued. —Once the body lift was complete we turned our attention to the suspension components. We elected to lift the vehicle and support it by the frame allowing the suspension to freely hang. remove stock upper arm install new arm reconnect spring   Now …

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ZUKIWORLD Reviews: Calmini’ 6″ Combo Lift Kit part 3.

  Project TRICKER-KICKER Calmini’s 6″ Combo Lift Kit,  There’s More Then Just Clearance To Gain. -Junior Continued. —Next, install the new tubular control arms. (TIP; make certain the steering arms are above the control arm on each side during install. If not, you’ll have to remove the arm and reinstall it as we did. You’ll understand.) Here you see the …

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ZUKIWORLD Reviews: CALMINI Sidekick Front Bumper

  CALMINI Sidekick Front Bumper Installation and Review of Calmini’s Sidekick Front Bumper Editor: Eric Bewley BAKERSFIELD, CA -As Suzuki Sidekicks become more and more popular and their owners begin to traverse more advanced terrain exploring farther into the backcountry, stronger and more capable components are needed. CALMINI manufacturing from Bakersfield California has recognized and embraced the Sidekick adventurer and …

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ZUKIWORLD Reviews: Sky Off-Road Design Samurai Light Tabs

  SKY Manufacturing Installation and Review of Sky Manufacturing’s Samurai Light Tabs. Editor: Eric Bewley Springfield, OR -Sky Manufacturing and Off-road Design has provided Samurai enthusiasts with another fine product. Samurai Light tabs are designed to take the place of the factory windshield brackets allowing the owner to attach two off-road lights in this optimal place. We received the windshield …

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ZUKIWORLD Reviews: SKY’S OFFROAD DESIGN – Hi-Steer Kit for Samura

SKY’S OFFROAD DESIGN We Installed and Tested Sky’s Hi-Steer Kit for Samurai. Editor/Photo: Eric Bewley SPRINGFIELD, OR. —Sky’s Offroad Design has been turning out some great steering products for all sorts of off-road vehicles. We had a chance to install and evaluate their Hi-Steer kit for a Dana 44 equipped Samurai. There was some prep work involved in this application …

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ZUKIWORLD Reviews: Sky Manufacturing Traction Bar

  “Traction Satisfaction” By Eric Bewley Installing a Sky Manufacturing Traction Bar After months and months of struggling with various spring combinations trying to get my SPOA, Spring Over Axle, lifted Samurai to work right, I gave up and started looking for a traction bar that would work for me. The answer came from hours of ‘surfing the net’ looking …

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