1988 Frame Off Custom Suzuki Samurai 4X4

1988 Suzuki Samurai Convertible for sale in Laurel Hill, Florida, United States

Condition: New
Item location: Laurel Hill, Florida, United States
Make: Suzuki
Model: Samurai
Type: Convertible
Trim: Convertible
Year: 1988
Mileage: 20,216
VIN: JS4JC51C0J4231067
Color: 2015 Corvette Yellow
Engine size: 1.6 LITER 16 VALVE
Number of cylinders: 4
Power options: Air Conditioning
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: 4WD
Interior color: Black/Gray
Options: 4-Wheel Drive, CD Player, Convertible
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description for Suzuki Samurai 1988

Complete Frame off build


Cleaned and painted, New polyurethane body mounts with new mounting hardware, New OME 2.5 Leaf springs with add a leaf in front to compensate for weight of new motor, winch and bumper, New OME 2.5 leaf springs in rear, New spring and shackle bushings, New OME shocks on all 4 corners.

Rear differential:

New LROR SPOA mounts, New Rocky Road traction bar to eliminate axle wrap from soft OME springs. New axles, New bearings and seals, New Yukon mini spool, New LROR Subaru disc brake conversion, New Subaru brake calipers with parking brake, New brake pads, New parking brake cables, New long side hard brake line, New Samurai rotors, New 2.5 degree spring wedges to correct pinion angle.

Front Differential:

New LROR SPOA mounts, New bearings and seals, New brake rotors, New brake pads, New LROR full high steer kit.

Transfer Case:

Fully rebuilt, New brass shifter sheet, New bearings, New seals, New 4x4 indicator switch, New ZOR snatch cradle.

Rear Driveshaft:

Heavy Duty, 100% New front to back, Built and balanced by a local shop.

Intermediate Driveshaft:

100% new front to back, Built and balanced by a local shop.

Front Driveshaft:

New u-joints, New dust boot.


Fully rebuilt 1.6 16 valve built by a local shop, New gaskets, New seals, New bearings, New crankshaft, Cylinders bored .010, New pistons, Complete head and valve job, New water pump, New oil pump, New Doug Thorley header, New Complete 2” Exhaust, New GM alternator, New starter, New fan clutch, New timing belt, New K&N air filter, New Trail Tough motor mounts, New temp sensor.


4 speed auto from a sidekick, New fluid and filter, New transmission cooler, New auto adapter from Trail Tough, New transmission mount, New transmission mount bracket, Modified sidekick shifter with New corvette C5 shifter knob and button, Sidekick’s “Normal/Power” transmission control switch was placed in the dash and is functional (Transmission shifted and performed fine so it was not rebuilt).


Sidekick power steering conversion, Sidekick pump was rebuilt, New LROR steering box wedge, New LROR full high steer kit, New Grant steering wheel.


New Sidekick AC compressor, New AC Evaporator, New expansion valve, New blower motor, New blower motor resistor, New accumulator, modified original ac hoses, original condenser.


New Calmini front tube winch bumper that has been modified to accept Blue Ox tow bar tabs so it can be dinghy towed, New Warn VR8000 winch, New Calmini tube rear bumper modified with 2” receiver.


New HID headlights, New taillights, original marker lights, New front turn signals, New LED interior light, New LED tag light on custom tag bracket, Taillights are also wired to a 6way plug in front so it can be dinghy towed.


Tub has new Raptor liner on firewall, underneath, and inside, New paint, Paint was done with Samurai disassembled so everything got fresh paint, Paint and bodywork are not perfect, but I would give it at least an 8 out of 10. New windshield, New windshield gasket, New wiper arms, Original fender flares and rocker covers were raptor lined, New rampage black denim soft top with zip out windows that makes it a safari top.


New weather stripping, New window felts, New keyless entry with remote on both doors and tailgate. Tinted windows, New smittybilt door straps and brackets.


New JVC radio, Used amplifier, New front speakers, New rear speakers, New subwoofer in custom enclosure, New antenna.


New full carpet, New Bestop black denim front seats, New matching Bestop black denim fold and tumble rear seat, New black powder coated diamond plate door panels, New black powder coated diamond plated rear interior panels, New Sunpro tachometer, New tuffy security locking center console with padded arm rest and cup holders.

Tires and Wheels:

5 New 15x8 pacer wheels with locking lugs, 5 New Mastercraft MXT 31x10.50x15 tires


New adjustable proportioning valve.

Fuel System:

New gas cap, New sending unit, New fuel pump, injectors cleaned and flow tested, New fuel pressure regulator, New IAC valve, New MAF sensor, New EGR valve.

On Feb-05-17 at 19:00:17 PST, seller added the following information:

This is a used not new auto. It will not allow me to revise the listing.

On Feb-06-17 at 16:53:02 PST, seller added the following information:

Razor, Rhino, Jeep, Side by Side, Tyrex, Commandor, Motorhome tow vehicle.

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