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1988 Suzuki Samurai Jx Sport Utility 2-door 1.3l 4x4 Hard Top,excellent Codition on 2040-cars

Year:1988 Mileage:88600 Color: Black /

Ocean City, New Jersey, United States

Ocean City, New Jersey, United States
Body Type:Sport Utility
Engine:1.3L 1325CC 81Cu. In. l4 GAS SOHC Naturally Aspirated
Vehicle Title:Clear
Fuel Type:GAS
For Sale By:Private Seller
VIN: js4jc51v4j4143611 Year: 1988
Interior Color: grey/black
Make: Suzuki
Number of Cylinders: 4
Model: Samurai
Trim: JX Sport Utility 2-Door
Warranty: no
Drive Type: 4WD
Mileage: 88,600
Options: 4-Wheel Drive
Sub Model: jx
Exterior Color: Black
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ... 

Up For auction is my 1988 Samurai Hardtop.  This is a rare item as it is almost 100% rust free!  Excellent looking and excellent running/mechanical condition.  I drove 5 hrs to pick up this samurai from western PA then drove it home.  It was owned by two mechanics prior to me.  They did a lot of work to it,  which I will try to describe.

here is the list of things I think are worth mentioning,

Has a Weber Carb,,Thorley Headers, new high preformace clutch, pressure plate and throw out bearing,  upgraded blue halogen headlights,  aftermarket brush guard with front end tow hitch,  new rear shocks,  new serpentine belt,  has recent new brakes,  recent tune up,  does not leak oil or any other fluids,  runs great throughout all rpms,  aftermarket front seats.  Truck was painted from its original teal green to black.  the undercarriage has been done with some type of protective spray.  It has a 4 inch spoa lift with the appropriate axle spacers.  15 inch Mickey Thompson Classic wheels,  31x70x15 Mickey Thompson Super Swampers with about 80% tread life,  the tires and rims alone are worth about $1000 used. The front and rear windows have been replaced and there is new rubber surrounds for each.

There is a spot of surface rust that you can see starting to bubble under the paint just below the windshield on the passengers side. it is about two inches long and a inch wide. ,I have not been able to engage the four wheel drive,,it may be something I am doing wrong, I never had it looked at.  Other than that ,this is a daily driver.  It starts right up and has never let me down.   I do love this Samurai.  I hate to sell it but I need the money....It turns heads wherever it goes!  This is a no reserve auction and it will go to the highest bidder.  Please be ready to pay in cash or certified check within three days of auctions end,  or don't bid.   If you want to pay me with a certified check,,thats fine,,but be aware,,the title will not switch hands until that check is cashed. I have heard of certified check scams on ebay and refuse to be that victim.

Can be seen and test driven in Ocean City NJ,,feel free to call me with any questions or comments,,609-780-0050,  but there will be no but it now price. Bid with confidence,,though this is an awesome little truck,,,Happy Bidding,,  Jeff

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