1994 Suzuki Sidekick Mud Truck

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  1. Yotaak

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    Hello everyone, just wanted to share the progress I've made on my little weekend rig.

    The day it looked when I bought it


    First thing I did was strip it of its uglyness


    First mods I did to it


    Found 2 front tires on kijiji for 50 bucks


    Found 2 rear tires from a junk yard for 40 bucks (I also cut the fenders)


    Installed a custom tank I made out of a 20$ 5gal external boat tank


    My first mud bog




    After that I installed a 2" spacer lift and bought new tires


    And a walk around on how it sits today



    Next mud bog is sept 25th! Looking foward to it.
     
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  2. Yotaak

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    Fabbed and installed a new rear frame cross-member


     
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  3. Car8john

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    Nice, one of the most amazing Sidekicks I've ever seen
     
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  4. JDMGuy

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    Sweet. LOVE the old suzuki's.
     
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  5. Yotaak

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    Thank you! Its nothing special but it's something I love to work on.
     
  6. Car8john

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    I wish I had wheels like those.....
     
  7. Yotaak

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    Built and mounted a front bumper for the zuki




    Also a new progress video

     
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  8. Yotaak

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    Right in the feels

     
  9. Yotaak

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    Haven't really updated the thread at all, didn't touch it during the winter. Although I did find / fix many problems. Such as starter / cv / waterpump.

    But I did take it out for a little shake down. Oh, I've also had a little upgrade on my towing vehicle and towing device



    I might try and pick up a go-pro and film some stuff for you guys.

    The first event is may 21, so ill be sure to keep it updated
     
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  10. WolfieJones

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    It looks really good. We need a config of this for the Hopper in BeamNG.
     
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  11. Yotaak

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    Bought some 2" wheel spacers. I think it looks WAY better then before. I also found out my other cv shaft is broken as well, nice.
     
  12. Yotaak

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    Replaced another CV shaft and made a custom body mount for the rear because the body was falling off.

    I also found out that both my locking hubs are broken and are permanently locked, not a bad thing unless your towing with a dolly like I am. So now I need to take the drive shaft out everytime I move it, yay.



    Event is this weekend, hopefully I didn't forget anything
     
  13. atv_123

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    Dude... that thing is a little beast! I am doing something somewhat similar with an Impreza right now that I got on Craigslist... admittedly though... my tires aren't that awesome!
     
  14. Yotaak

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    First event of the year went awesome



    Nothing major broke this time! (atleast I hope). My power steering belt exploded and being 1:1 with tractor tires isn't that fun. Also, my wheel fell off. Luckily it wasn't in the trail or towing it down the road. Guess ill be using locktight this time.



    Although, Sergys rig on the other hand didn't do so well. His water pump failed on the way down, and then he wrapped his exhaust around his axle. Pretty impressive. Even managed to take all the o2 sensors with it. But on the plus side, it sounds badass opened headers.




    Next event is next weekend, ill actually try and get some more pictures and videos. I always forget. Plus its hard to record with one hand, maybe ill make a mount for my phone.
     
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  15. Yotaak

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    And were back, with more broken stuff! wohoo.

    I ended up biting the bullet and picked up a go-pro, so I recorded some footage. Wish I recorded some more, but I kept forgetting I had one.





    Ended up breaking another CV-Shaft (3rd one...). I also ripped out my rear crossmember for my 3 link rear end, so now my axle wants to wrap and fall out, time to fix.
     
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