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Well I have been looking for one of these trucks for years now, unbeknownst to me this little guy was stored in a garage the next road over from me for the past 12 years.

It is a 1984 Suzuki SJ410K all original, it does have some rust as you can see from the pictures but still very much rebuildable/salvageable, the fuel tank is in pretty good shape which is rare, it has the original jack and tool kit in it and even has the original window sticker with fuel economy etc on it.

I already purchased some 1983 Toyota Mini truck axles for it.

Plans are:
Toyota Axle Swap with lockers
YJ leaf springs
33-35" tires
VW TDI engine with automatic transmission(not sure what transmission to go with just yet..)
Custom Aluminum Dump Bed with Scissor lift functionality.
Build out a camping module that can easily be put in/out of the truck with my loader that will have stove, fridge, RTT etc.

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And here are some images of what I would like it to look like in the end in terms of the aluminum bed and slide in camp setup.

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Very cool. All the sammi stuff has become gold.
 

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Very neat! I don’t think I’ve ever seen one of those in the wild before. Can’t wait to see what you do with it!
 

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Thank you all, and yeah Samurai stuff has become gold.

As for seeing them in the wild tbh this one was the first one I have seen in person myself as well, had to have it.. she is a tight fit for myself but I should be able to make it work.
 

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If you are doing a custom aluminum bed I would love to buy the original off you, I want to build a sami pickup with parts I have laying around.
 

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If you are doing a custom aluminum bed I would love to buy the original off you, I want to build a sami pickup with parts I have laying around.
I was going to make a trailer out of it, the floor is completely gone, sides need some metal work but salvageable.
 

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I was going to make a trailer out of it, the floor is completely gone, sides need some metal work but salvageable.
Well let me know what you decide to do, I'm not afraid of doing the metal work to fix it up. I have quite the horde of Suzuki parts too if you need anything brought over.
 

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Well let me know what you decide to do, I'm not afraid of doing the metal work to fix it up. I have quite the horde of Suzuki parts too if you need anything brought over.
Sounds good, I will keep you posted. TBH I am a slow builder and usually horde parts until I know for sure I wont be using/needing them. So it unfortunately might be sometime before I know for sure.
 
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