In-House Builds

2.0 into X90 w/ Auto and A/C

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Our current in-house project is putting a 2.0 Suzuki engine into an X90 – add 4 speed automatic and Air conditioning. Update 4/11/2014 The X90 is now finished. The conversion went pretty smooth. It was a bit tricky fitting the Vitara radiator and fitting it under the hood. But with some mounting point mods it…

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Tom’s Samurai with Spring Under Epic Trek Suspension

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We installed our first hot-off-the-press “Epic Trek”  Spring UNDER suspension system on Tom’s Samurai. Other upgrades we installed include: 2.0 Suzuki Engine Conversion – Turn Key 4.9 rebuilt Transfer Case with Twisted TT Shift kit MKII Transfer Case Mount ARB Air locker and compressor 2″ Exhaust System Centerforce clutch kit Front Universal Winch Mount Bumper…

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2.0 Engine Conversion into a Sidekick

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Our most current In-house customer project vehicle is putting a 2.0 engine into Jason’s Suzuki Sidekick.  This conversion is now offered both as an in-house turn-key conversion as well as support for do-it-your-selfers.  See the kit information here

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Jims Trail Slayer Samurai Buggy

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Jim’s “Trail Slayer” Samurai buggy was a ground up build. It has our “Trail Slayer” coil suspension, our buggy kit components including tube doors, tube front clip and full cage, nerf bars, custom paint and powder coating, ARB air lockers, etc.

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Zukamole’ Trail Slayer Buggy Project

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Here are a few build up pictures of our new “Trail slayer” project buggy. This one features our new rear bed kit and redesigned tube front clip. The axles are Toyota with ARB’s, 4.88 gears in 6 cylinder 3rd members, Six Shooter knuckles with trunion bearing eliminators, 30 spline axle shafts, and ram assist steering. …

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Linda’s Samurai

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We built this Samurai with all the goodies we manufacture here at Trail Tough Products. It was ground up build from bare frame.  It has 1600 16V engine, 5.12 axle gears, Double Tough front axles,  6.4:1 transfer case, rear drive disconnect, front and rear ARB air lockers, YJ Wrangler Spring Suspension, Double Tough front and…

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The "Crustacean" Buggy

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The Crustacean was our first buggy project. It is a Suzuki based buggy with duallys front rear. See the attached article when it made the cover of 4Wheel Drive & Sport Utility Magazine in 2002. We still have it and have used in competition as well as regular trail wheeling.

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Trail Tough’s Honda Powered Rock Buggy

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Here is another one of our Rock Buggys engineered and built here at Trail Tough. It placed in the top ten all events and finished 5th for season in WERock Unlimited class 2006. It is Honda V-tec powered, Rock Crusher 60’s with ARB’s, 39.5 BFG Krawlers, Air strut suspension by Chassis tech, and a host…

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Ray’s Samurai

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Full build up on Rays Suzuki Samurai included custom Trail Tough axle assemblies front and rear, complete bumper package including nerf bars, YJ suspension, 6.4 transfer case, Rock Block, Mighty Kong with Gorilla grips, Skid plate, Rear driveshaft disconnect, power steering with hydraulic assist, 1600 16V engine conversion, Subaru disc brake conversion, ARB Air Lockers,…

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