Sidekick J1 -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, 1.6 16V, and 1.8 16V.

Stronger CV Shafts For Your Suzuki Sidekick or Geo Tracker

  HAGEN Stronger CV Shafts For Your Sidekick. Story/Photo: Mike Hagen Editor: Eric Bewley Cottage Grove, MN -It’s no secret that the CV shafts are the weak link on this rig. The good thing is that they are fairly cheap and easy to change. For those of you who don’t break them very often this works just fine. For those …

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BUDGET LIFT – Lifting a Sidekick Using Grand Vitara Coils

  BUDGET LIFT Lifting a Sidekick Using Grand Vitara Coils Editor: Eric Bewley Story/Photo: Jeff Johnson, Tim Walters NICHOLSON, PA -Difficult times have left me without my trusted Samurai and in need of a capable vehicle able to pre-run and be a part of GONZOOKIN and event that I have been extensively involved with since it’s inception in 2000. This …

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Front End of Steel for the Suzuki Sidekick Geo Tracker

  Front end modifications for the Suzuki Sidekick. Editor: Eric Bewley Photo: Mike Hagen Cottage Grove, MN. -A couple of years back I started having this chronic problem with blowing the guts out of my front differential. 32-inch tires, a strong motor, and a driver who didn’t want to let up just proved to be too much for the aluminum …

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ZUKIWORLD Reviews: Calmini RockCrawler Gear Set for the Sidekick / Vitara

CALMINI RockCrawler Calmini RockCrawler Gear Set for the Sidekick / Vitara Editor: Eric Bewley ALBANY, OR -With the increasing popularity of the Sidekick as a viable off-highway vehicle, it was only a matter of time before the aftermarket equipment manufacturers started making quality ‘hard parts’ for serious enthusiasts. CALMINI manufacturing has done it again with their one piece RockCrawler gears …

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