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Tim Hardy: 1987 Suzuki Samurai

Posted in Ultimate Adventure: 2010 on November 1, 2010
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1987 Suzuki Samurai
Driver: Tim Hardy
Tim Hardy is a rare breed of die-hard four-wheeler and a permanent fixture on Ultimate Adventure. He is a MacGyver kind of guy who can fix virtually anything with limited tools and resources. Handy and mechanically inclined, he's the perfect man to have on the trail! This year Tim drove his Suzuki almost 3,000 miles to join us, experiencing catastrophic engine failure along the way, but with his quick thinking and ingenuity he was able to join us two days later and finish UA with the rest of the crew.

Drivetrain

    • Engine: 1.3L 4-cylinder
    • Transmission: 5-speed manual
    • Transfer Case: Factory transfer case with 4.1 gears
    • Axles: Stock axlehousing, 5.12 gears, EZ lockers, chrome-moly shafts

    Suspension

    • Front: Custom leaf springs, Rancho shocks
    • Rear: Quarter elliptical leaves, Rancho shocks
    • Tires & Wheels: 35x14.50/15 Super Swamper Boggers on 15x10 American Racing wheels

    Other Stuff
    Winch & Bumpers: Warn M8000, custom smashed-tube front and rear bumpers
    The Rest: Custom rollcage, rocker guards, and spare tire carrier

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