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Samurai – How To Swap The 1.6L Into The Samurai Pg. 3

 

 

 

 Click through for a closer look...Click through for a closer look...Using the Trail Tough engine kit leaves the bottom end of the engine in the same place the original engine sat. Since the 1.6/16v is a taller engine, the front clip would have to be raised just a bit using the included replacement front body bushings. This vehicle has a body lift already though, so we got to skip that part. Click through for a closer look...Click through for a closer look...The stock exhaust manifold comes very close to the frame rail, but surprisingly it cleared it without any additional modifications. The picture on the left is from above looking over the fender, the shot on the right is from the front of the vehicle looking through the power steering hoses. Click through for a closer look...Click through for a closer look...Looks pretty ragged with all the hoses and cables hanging out of the engine compartment, eh? Don't worry, there is a place for everything and everything has a place... patience and a little attention to detail goes a long way. Click through for a closer look...Click through for a closer look...Here is where we build a cool air cleaner out of the bulky box unit that came with the engine. Trail Tough supplied the K&N cone filter along with the stock box. After removing the neck from the box, we also had to remove the sensor that is made into the box. We were careful not to harm the sensor in any way, but the box seems like it got the bad end of the stick. You can see a hole where the sensor used to be (lower left photo). We drilled a hole in the cone filter and then installed the sensor. Click through for a closer look...Click through for a closer look...Click through for a closer look...

8/11/10 15:19:55

 

 

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