1988 Suzuki Samurai JX Sport Utility 2-Door "Completely Custom Restored"

Price: US $10,100.00 Item location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Suzuki
  • Model: Samurai
  • Type: SUV
  • Trim: JX Sport Utility 2-Door
  • Year: 1988
  • VIN: JS4JC51C8J4272577
  • Color: Red
  • Engine size: 1.6L 8V Engine G16A
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: 4WD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Options: 4-Wheel Drive, CD Player
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1988 Suzuki Samurai

I am selling my semi-modified Suzuki Samurai. The Sami has been completely disassembled and reassembled with original, refurbished and aftermarket parts. It is a true frame off build. The intent was to build the Sami with all the off road enhancements and features to make it a capable off-road vehicle as well as a high end show vehicle.The Sami haswon many first place awards and has been a great project for me and my family. It is definitely a one of kind vehicle and you will not find a cleaner Suzuki Samuraiwith such attention to detail.

Full list of features below:

Engine – Rebuilt Suzuki 1.6L 8 Valve (Note: Motor has less than 500 miles!)

    • Block and header work completed by Pro Machine
    • ISKY Competition Cam
    • Doug Thorley Header
    • Custom built 2 ½” exhaust -Magnaflow 6” round stainless steel muffler, catalytic converter, and 4” Magnaflow stainless tip
    • Geo Tracker power steering
    • Flex-a-lite Electric Cooling Fan
    • GM CS130 105 amp alternator conversion
    • Cold Air Intake
    • Custom wired for the new Motor and ECU
    • Custom fuel line with inline Auto Meter fuel gage
    • Ceramic coated intake manifold
    • Custom aluminum pulleys
    • Ballistic battery case with Optima red top battery


    • ARB front and rear Air Lockers with onboard Compressor
    • YJ Conversion Lift Kit with Missing Link Front and Rear Shackle, Integrated Rock Sliders, and Front Bumper
    • YJ 2 ½” Lift Pro Comp leaf springs
    • 4.57 Ring and Pinion Front/Rear
    • Doetsch Tech 3000 Shocks
    • SpiderTrax Billet Aluminum rear upper shock mount
    • Custom front upper shock towers
    • Heavy duty clutch
    • Rebuilt drive lines with new u-joints
    • Rebuilt Transfer Case 4.9:1
      • Low range reduction of 115%
      • High end reduction of 16%
    • Rebuilt 5-speed transmission
    • Rear and front axles completely rebuilt
    • Extreme duty unbreakable transfer case/cradle mount
    • Full replacement polyurethane body mounts
    • Sky High steer- steering kit
    • Trail Tough rear disk brake conversion
    • Rear drive line e-brake kit
    • Ride Tech Air Suspension Components and Firestone 9” Rolling Sleeve Air Bags
    • 1 Gallon Air Tank


    • Custom Body and Paint byRawTin Garage– Ford Hot Red E-5
      • Smoothed SJ 410 grill
      • Rebuilt rocker panels
      • Shaved radio antenna
      • Rebuilt rockers and fenders
      • Bushwacker fender flares, custom fit
    • Completely painted under body – gloss black
    • Fully powered coated frame – gloss black
    • Replacement KC headlights and 6” Hella driving lights
    • Billet aluminum door hinges – removable doors
    • Metal door handles
    • Dick Cepek DC-116x10 polished aluminum wheels
    • Super Swampers TSL 33 x 13.50
    • ShrockWorks rear bumper
    • Rampage soft top with tinted windows – removable windows
    • Rugged Ridge round mirrors


    • Diamond plate door panels, rear panels, and entry guards
    • Grant - 4-14 Steering Wheel
    • Quick release door straps
    • Color keyed steering wheel, console and shift boot covers
    • Custom fit rocker switch panel
    • Custom Stereo Installation
      • Alpine CD player with Alpine V-12 5 channel amp
      • Hertz 6” separates – front
      • Hertz 4” coax - mid
      • JL audio 8” Subs
      • Custom built Integrated tailgate sub box with amplifier
    • Auto Meter Pro Comp Ultra-Lite - oil, water, and volt gauges
    • ProCar – Sportsman Pro Seats with Corbeau 5-point harnesses
    • Custom upholstered rear split bench seat with red accent stitching
    • Fully disassembled dash - painted utilizing SEM plastic painting process
    • Ride Tech Dual Air Gauge with pneumatic paddle switches
    • Interior floor custom painted

Miscellaneous – Build Details

    • Frame off restoration
    • All parts have been removed, cleaned, replaced, painted or powder coated
      • Majority of parts have been powder coated, satin black, gloss black or cardinal read to enhance the look of the vehicle
    • Build was started in November 2010 and it was completed February 2013