Samurai Diesel: VW Turbo Diesel for Samurai

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Suzuki C 800

The Axis Samurai Diesel Kit

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Yes, is the Samurai diesel conversion you’ve seen on Powerblock hit show. Extreme 4×4 and Wheeler magazine.

The show’s have a history of choosing the very top products on the planet to on their show. When it to their bio-diesel Samurai they knew Rocky was THE stop for not only a full conversion system, but also THE VW installation installation system on the

Do you think they did all the research and on the 2nd best kit? NO! The producers of the top TV show on the planet did all the research and the Rocky Road kit was the best conversion kit for the Samurai, its a fact.

on the Xtreme 4×4 TV logo to over to the Xtreme 4×4 for the video with more on why the best professionals in the industry the Rocky Road Samurai kit. The episode is also on iTunes.

Yes, you can find kits available, but they include necessary components and are in other areas of engineering. In we often have our competitor’s coming to us to see if they can buy some of our kit since they didn’t at the time of purchase that the they chose was incomplete. and not advertised as such. Get it correct, from the start, no surprises missing parts or trying to your own custom wiring Rocky Road kits you the simplest and most complete possible.

Now. why a diesel for a

Overall, the venerable Suzuki is a well designed, well serious 4×4. The engine has drawbacks, though. The mighty engine has long been a in the power industry used the heavy work is done.

find it in everything including tractors and semi tractors. A to a diesel engine will

Better torque. The stock engine produces approximately 55 ft. of torque, the VW 1.6 turbo diesel over 90ft. lbs. means almost twice the climbing capability compared to current Samurai. The 1.9 TD produces 140 ft. lbs of torque.

You just put it in low range and over everything without the throttle.

Better Fuel The stock Suzuki will get mileage in the mid 20’s M.P.G. A powered Suzuki will get in the 30’s M.P.G. Even improvements in fuel economy are when 4 wheeling. This more miles between

This may not be too big of a concern in city driving, but when you are out in the bush a ways from a filling this can be real important. No hauling fuel cans on 4 outings.

Long Life. The Suzuki engine is not known as a life engine. Although proper care, they can a reasonable amount of time. in general, are designed to last for hundred thousand miles.

It is not to hear of diesels with miles or 500,000 miles requiring rebuild.

Why a VW diesel?

The VW diesel has several advantages other diesels.

Availability. VW are one of the most popular diesels for automotive purposes. The VW diesel introduced as a 1.5L, normally version — we prefer the 1.6L Turbocharged version) was in the late ’70s and is, in larger and updated form, still They are readily available in yards or from donor

More recently 1.9 TDs have released in Canada and are available our network of suppliers. Here are sources for VW Turbo Diesel Engine can be of a North-South OR East-West

The VW Turbo Diesel with plate and flywheel attached.

The availability of the VW diesel means a significant quantity of donor is available at a reasonable cost. range from $200 300 at a you-pull-it junk yard, — 800 at a full service yard or $2,000 to $3,000 for new or engines.

Rebuilding a diesel can be cost effectively, as parts are available. In some instances a diesel may be no more costly a rebuilt Suzuki engine.

Engineering. Achtung! Need we say By the way, Volvo (a company for reliability) uses VW diesels in of their automobiles. Plus.

Spares Availability. Since the VW is a popular diesel, spares are available, should you ever them.

Support. There is a lot of available on VWs and their engines. service manuals (including the Guide — one of our favorite) are many repair shops and have experience with the and there are subscription news bulletin boards and websites on the

It Fits! The VW diesel is approximately the size, weight, power and RPM It is really a sweet installation!

is Involved in the Samurai Diesel

Lift Kit.

Due to the size and of the VW diesel, You will need to a minimum of 3 lift on your This is measured from the axle to the frame. We can supply for you and have the largest selection of systems on the planet for the Samurai. the extra clearance to your you take a chance of crushing oil pan if you hit a hard bump. Some state you do not need one.

Our better safe than Plus you’ll benefit improved ride and handling any of our suspension systems.

Donor Required

VW water cooled came in either a North-South (crankshaft in line with of the vehicle, as in the Quantum or Audi or an East-West installation (typically transverse mounted where the is perpendicular to the length of the vehicle, as in the and Rabbit). Some donor MUST be from a North-South others MUST be from an but for many parts it doesn’t Our kits will work as well with either

The 73-page installation manual you thru the installation step-by-step information, pictures, and illustrations as this. Click on the pic for a larger

Specific Samurai Diesel parts:

Diesel Engine. The preferred is a 1.6L Turbo diesel, from approx. 1983 to

A VW 1.6L gasoline (water engine from Volkswagen also fit — if you are looking for not torque. Many other will fit as well, though minor modifications may be required to your installation. If you choose a engine for your installation, the assy. must be the type the turbo mounts on top of the exhaust (East-West installation), not below it installation).

Other vintages work, too, as well as the model 1.9L diesels, but modifications may be required.

Oil Filter The Oil Filter adapter must be a North-South installation donor. It the oil filter (and oil cooler, if to mount at a slight angle, avoiding interference with the side motor mount. If you a Turbo engine, this must have a turbo oil line fitting. The VW P/Ns are or 049-115-417T depending on what it was removed from.

Suzuki C 800

The P/N is cast in the top of the Either German or Brazil is OK.

Pressure Plate. We typically getting a new pressure plate, but if you to get a used one, get the one that with the above flywheel. pressure plate and flywheel allows you to use either the standard friction disk or a slightly one (not VW).

We provide a duty VW flywheel in each Some kits use a stock flywheel. with a diesel Don’t ask us why, it doesn’t sense to us either.

You simply pop the starter ring off Samurai flywheel and onto our VW and you are ready to go.

Starter. You will a Starter motor from a Geo Storm. We recommend buying a new but if budget is a problem, you can pick one up scrounging parts at the local yard.

We do not use the stock Samurai as some kits do since it cannot hold up to the strains of over a diesel engine.

Filter Adapter. Any VW diesel filter will probably We have only ever one style. The VW P/N is 086-127-401.

This is a part and the VW P/N is cast in the top in small You will need the banjo fittings but not the rubber hoses connect to them.

Pulley. of the VW waterpump pulleys we’ve on VWs will not be used. Try to find a VW Steering pulley of an 89-92 or Audi. Look for P/N 027-145-255.

We had trouble finding this in yards, but if you run across one, it up.

Installed VW engine. It fits so you’d think the Suzuki knew all along what be doing.

You do NOT need: The donor does not need to have the the A/C pump, any other belt accouterments, or a Starter motor. The kit you to use your Suzuki Alternator and A/C

Our Samurai diesel system precision laser cut 3/8 plate for the to transmission adaptor. All other are heavy duty 1/4 and 5/16 Every bracket in our system with a lifetime warranty failure.

The kit will last forever.

Our Samurai diesel system gets rid of the lightweight Samurai which just don’t the extra diesel power such as the starter, clutch, and We would not run these lightweight on our diesel equipped Suzukis and force you to either. All components are to find at any local auto store.

Our Samurai diesel requires no core pieces or Mainly because we don’t to sell other people’s old used parts to you! in our system is 100% brand new

Click here for a detailed of all parts including VW part

Best Diesel Conversion for

The AXIS Power ® diesel kit is the most complete on the market today. While are a couple competitors kits on the that may appear to be a bit cheaper on the they are not when the big picture is into consideration.

This shows what is in our kit and how it stacks up to the The chart is 100% accurate.


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