Meanwhile, a box sits in the garage with an OBD-I intake setup, ECM, and wiring. Rebuild details / history are available. Easy does it. The standard Mini 848cc engine was stroked to increase displacement to 997cc and together with dual SU carburetors horsepower wasÂ boosted from 34 to 55. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. You have to get FAA approval for something like that. It’s a great machine. Then he threw me the keys. As an owner of a ’89 GTi I can confirm that that is indeed the factory stock ‘phallic’ shift knob and it is always subjected to much derision from my buddies. I rebuild my own metro trasmissions, and knew the problem was a stuck internal linkage rod that I could fix in 10 minutes without even pulling the trans. The Cultus Crescent was introduced in the Japanese market in 1995 sharing the same platform and many components from the Cultus â although with a chassis stretched by 10 cm (4 in) and featuring completely different styling. Mesin kang digunakaké déning mobil jinis iki ya iku mesin kang duwé kapasitas 1300 cc lan ana kang kapasitasé tekan 1590 cc. Somehow, this one escaped my notice back then. At least the wheels and tires are a size larger than the base car. VW Golf G60 Rally vs Suzuki Cultus GTi. The Mini had an impressive racing record with wins rallying at Monte Carlo in 1964, 1965 and 1967. Cultus Gti AWD 1.7 S/C. I ended up with a really flingable car that got 50 mpg. Saliyané didol ing Jepang lan Éropa, Suzuki Cultus generasi kapindho iki uga didol ing nagara-nagara liya lan ing saben nagara, jeneng, modhèl, lan spèsifikasi tetunggangan saka Suzuki Cultus generasi kapindho iki uga béda-béda. I have had it up to 104 MPH (GPS verified as speedometer does not go that high). Attached is a picture on my GTi. by miniswift » Mon Nov 03, 2008 4:14 pm . I immediatly began looking for one. Ing Indonésia, Suzuki Cultus iki duwé jeneng ya iku Suzuki Forsa. Many high horspower overweight so called performance cars have fallen to the mighty little GTi. It was bone stock. While the first Mini Cooper wasn’t a hatchback I’d argue its more of a spiritual descendant of the cheeky, fun and light original than the plus sized namesake that BMW sells today. Love the site, by the way. Then last february, over 13 years after I began my search for this elusive little hot hatch, one came up on craigslist. Where I really appreciated my (actually, my live-in girlfriend’s although I paid for it and it was titled in my name) Metro was 80mph scampers down Philadelphia’s Schuylkill Expressway during rush hour. I have had many street encounters with my GTi and this little car is very capable of fighting well above its weight. But for those of us who know better the loss of this special little car deserves to be mourned. All Rights Reserved. Interestingly, I drove the Suzuki in exactly the same way I drove the Volvo, but it did not have the Volvo’s ability to fly completely under the literal radar. It also had a better flowing exhaust. Wow, almost 30 yrs later and for some reason that car just crossed my mind. Neat little car, I like it and the promise of good mpg’s. I’ve always kept an eye out for another one, but the ones I find are either ruined or beat… but a great little car that really gave me some great memories. Suzuki Cultus GTi 4wd at Tsukuba Circuit in Japan. Sawisé ngetokaké prodhuk saka Suzuki Cultus ing Jepang, prodhusèn iki uga ngetokaké lan ngenalaké prodhuk saka Suzuki Cultus ing nagara-nagara liyané, kaya ta ing Éropah. A aftermarket electronic cruise control was wired in followed by a Alpine stereo with a 10″ sub in a box in the area previously occupied by the spare. The Suzuki Swift (Japanese: ã¹ãºãã»ã¹ã¤ãã, Suzuki Suifuto) is a subcompact car produced by Suzuki.The Suzuki Swift is classified as a B-segment marque in the European single market, a segment referred to as a Supermini in British isles. Suzuki Cultus AWD AF34S. Installing an automotive powerplant in an experimental is a different story. Canada got the turbo in the Pontiac Firefly, Chevrolet Spring and the Suzuki Forsa but I don’t believe the Geo. Eventually, after college, I moved on to my next enthusiast car – a ’93 Nissan NX2000 that was better, quicker, tighter, and more rewarding to drive than the Swift, but definitely lacked that underdog spirit that made the Swift so charming. It was like driving a go cart – lot`s of fun, decent power for such a light car and great on gas. I have done a complete upgrade od the suspension: Suzuki Sport alloy wheels, H&R coil springs, Koni Sport struts all around, body bracing front and rear, bigger sway bars, Falken street legal racing tires. If the aircraft is being operated per FAR Part 91 (personal general aviation use) you can operate past TBO. You know you’re going to have to share that. It sports the full SSGTi body kit. I told him I would leave work and be there in an hour. Mobil jinis Suzuki Cultus iki ditepungaké kapisan ing Tokyo, Jepang taun 1983 nalika ana acara Tokyo Motor Show kaping 25. Aftermarket tuners have been able to double or triple this rating with the addition of a turbocharger. Reply 753. I just need to get some Suzuki Vitara pistons (for lower compression as firefly turbo pistons are virtually impossible to find) and bore the block .04″ over to accept them. I remember these little beasts back when I was autocrossing our Omni. Suzuki Swift 13 GTi 16v received many good reviews of car owners for their consumer qualities. Ing taun 1983 iki, prodhusèn mobil Suzuki Cultus gawé mobil jinis hatchback utawa mobil penumpang kang lawangé ana 3, lawang bagasi dadi siji karo kaca mburi lan dadi siji karo panggon penumpang ing mobil. it could be fun. It seemed to have a polarizing effect on the general public. Suzuki Cultus ya iku salah sawijining tetunggangan jinis mobil penumpang supermini utawa sédan kang diprodhuksi déning badan usaha Suzuki saka Jepang. You just pop of the cover on top of trans, bull linkage out and slide in a good one from one the many metro transmissions I have in my garage. Indeed. What carried over from the base Swift was minimal sound deadening, a plain and basic interior with an almost complete lack of luxury extras. Kind of popular in the St. Louis area for a time. BMW flat twins are fairly common on homebuilts like the Kitfox, although they need to be geared down a lot. Can you share what you did to your..put a switch in the starter circuit? Suzuki Swift GTi Chevrolet Sprint Pontiac Firefly Maruti Esteem Suzuki Swift Cultus Maruti 1000 Sprint Suzuki Forsa Esteem. The PO sold it because of this problem but he didn’t know of a fix and kept replacing the starter. , Mobil sédan Suzuki Cultus mlebu ing Indonésia wiwit taun 1985. It dyno’d at 72 horse power. A factory fitted body kit gives it a bit of a sporty look. Now whilst it did not have variable valve timing and other Japanese witchdoctor magic thrown into it like a Honda VTEC, it was (in the 1990s) a technological marvel of small engine engineering. Mows the six acres around the office in no time. I knew the car had the power to tow but no one made a hitch for it. American Brands: AMC, Jeep and All Others, Tractors, Lawn Mowers, Off-Road Equipment, http://www.torquestats.com/index.php?car_id=96, In-Motion Classics: Clearing Out The One-sies And Two-sies Of 2020, eBay Classic: 1960 Ford Fairlane 500 – Finest Ford of a Lifetime, CC Global: The Ford F-Max 4×2 Tractor – Turkish Built Ford Tough, CC Outtakes: T87âs Singles Collection (December 2020) â Part 2: Foreign Cars. As i spoke with this man, he told me he couldnt believe all of the calls he had gotten. You had to be looking for it to see it. The car went with the ex-. Having had the three-cylinder version badged as a Geo Metro, that car is far from the “I’ve given up on life” category. Nov 2, 2018 - Explore Zayn Kaleem's board "swift gti (cultus)" on Pinterest. Mobil iki nduwèni jeneng liya ing nagara-nagara liya. Ing pasar internasiyonal, Suzuki Cultus generasi kapisan jenengé béda-béda miturut naara lan modhèlé. It was a low-rent “driver’s car” through and through. I had a 1995 Pontiac Firefly SE with the 1.3 liter engine mated to an 3 speed automatic transmission (the only way you could have the 2 door hatch with the 4 banger that year). I assume that the contemporary non-turbo version of the 1.0 liter Daihatsu 3 cylinder is in the More Suzuki cars 30. Do you still own it? 55 hp is about as much as you see on a Piper or C-150 at 10% of the cost of a rebuilt O-145-A Lycoming. A previous customer ordered but didn’t pick up a factory A/C conversion in a box. A stock firefly turbo is in the neighborhood of 80 HP, but if I turn up the boost and add piggy back fuel management, I should hit my goal of 100 HP fairly easy. Cool find. I just smile, tell them its stock, then light the tires for a block and leave them guessing. 1,600 pounds and 100 horsepower? I would take this car for a spin whenever I could while at work. Wasn’t there a Geo metro version of this? I rarely post but I’m a longtime reader. Multiple Retail Substitutions Suzuki Cultus has â¦ The engine, including carb and magnetos, has been rebuilt to factory specifications by J.P. Hackenburg Aviation in Pennsylvania. Photos click here. Some 4 cylinder cars fall flat on their face with the A/C on, not this one! Anyone who does pull the twin-cam wonder motor for a nice little roadster (a great idea), ought to sell the remaining roller to an EV enthusiast. It was pretty popular in the late eighties – early nineties. In addition the Twin Cam 16 Valve script lets you know this is no ordinary Swift. Experimentals save you the cost of dealing with certificated parts, but then your insurance rates are out of control because experimentals are, per plane, wrecked much more frequently. These were rapid little cars on racetracks in standard production racing they ate bigger sedans around circuits with ease. That low weight is why the 1.0 three cylinder ones were able to get such high MPGs. BTW, the price below is NOT excessive when compared to other remanned aircraft engines – and you HAVE to get them redone after you exceed the manufacturer’s number of hours, even if the oil pressure and compression are still within limits. Tight little bomb and in the winter he would put 4 studded hakkapeliittas on it and man was it great on compact snow. , Suzuki Cultus generasi kaping papat diprodhuksi lan disebar ing pasar wiwit taun 2017. Only available with a precise five speed manual gearbox this shifter has been fitted with a slightly phallic looking knob. 1986 Suzuki Cultus 1300 GTi. Technical data: fuel consumption, engine specs, interior, exterior, transmission, dimensions and weight I’d rather have my Sprint. These engines can be converted to rear wheel drive by bolting to a Suzuki Samurai five speed although distributor placement can be a problem in some applications. The car has been termed as subcompact by the users and experts alike. It was burning oil at that point & needed a ring job. Mobil Suzuki Cultus ora mung didol ing Jepang, nanging uga didol ing nagara-nagara liyané. I could be wrong but I thought the Metro had a performance version as well. It was a great little car. The interior saw a facelift late in the 1991 model year. Lightness and no power anything make Swifts and Metros very popular shadetree conversion targets. I would have been tempted to pull the 1.3L wonder motor for a future project except that empty oil bottle under the hood was a rather ominous sign. While the Swift GTi/GT perhaps lacks the high profile racing successes of the Mini Cooper I’d say it hits the mark on light, toss-able and, perhaps most importantly, the fun factor. Even with 55 h.p. Its probably still there but under two feet of snow. The car and the sled both had 100 hp engines as I remember. I decided to look for it on Google and found this article. In this case the Suzuki Swift (Cultus) hatchback which was fitted with a 1.0L three cylinder engine. I’m so happy to see enthusiasts all over the world still appreciating the pocket rocket. Suzuki Ignis appeared in the market as a replacement of Suzuki Cultus during the years 2000-2008. Learn how your comment data is processed. I also get a 4wd and it’s in stunning conds! I have three mods waiting: Euro spec glass headlights, racing headers, and individual throttle bodies from a GXR750. So I keep it. The lowercase GTi spelling was very common in the ’80s and ’90s, and in fact VW rendered it that way at least some of the time in Europe, as did others like Peugeot and I believe even Daihatsu. Something about the Swift’s stock two-piece black wheels on red body and oh-so-late-80s ground effects said, “Look at me, officer!” A girlfriend at the time named it the “Firegnat”. Lawnside Classics are a big thing here. Friend of mine recently sold his. The home market Cultus had AWD and a more powerful engine thanks to higher compression (11 to 1 vs 10.5 to 1 for the Swift GTi), different cams, intake faced driver rather than passenger and flowed better than the GTi. Suzuki Cultus service PDF's covering routine maintenance and servicing; Detailed Suzuki Cultus Engine and Associated Service Systems (for Repairs and Overhaul) (PDF) ... 1989-1994 Suzuki Swift 1300 GTI Service Repair Manual PDF. Copyright 2011 - 2020 Curbside Classics. Parts were expensive and not always easy to find. The Swift GTi was the winner when it came to performance, but not by much. I’ve always thought they’d be a fantastic motor to swap into a MG Midget or a Lotus Seven style roadster. GM had a way of throwing about the term GT, didn’t they? Suzuki Ignis: Itâs The Perfect Time For A Change. The GTi/GT specific buckets seats still look sporty and supportive. Check out more Suzuki Cultus Auto Gear Shift Specification. A worthwhile article about a very worthwhile car. Toyota iQ and Toyota Aygo~Peugeot 107~CitroÃ«n C1. Sounds like a recipe for a fun & practical car. I did have the timing belt go prematurely, and it’s an interference engine. , Mobil jinis Suzuki Cultus generasi katelu diprodhuksi ing taun 1995. Az egyik elsÅ Suzuki volt, ami elektromos injektort használt a motorjában. I found out the car had belonged to someone who owed him money and he just wanted to sell it to get his money back. These are very rare cars, About 2 a year on average come up for sale and are immediatly snapped up before I could even call on them. Spèsifikasi saka Suzuki Cultus 1000, ya iku mobil jinis iki bisa ngasilaké tenaga gedhéné 59 hp (60 PS/44 kW). Thanks. Fair prices. Lots of them like this one at the EV Album. When I got there, I found a stock white 1989 swift GTi. The engine is ready to go! I’ve got all the manuals and logs for it. The vast majority of people have never heard of the SSGTi and assume its just a metro with a body kit. Mobil jinis Suzuki Cultus iki ditepungaké kapisan ing Tokyo, Jepang taun 1983 nalika ana acara Tokyo Motor Show kaping 25.Mobil Suzuki Cultus ora mung didol ing Jepang, nanging uga â¦ Suzuki (Swift) Cultus In some markets (namely Japan) the Suzuki Swift was known as the Suzuki Cultus. JP: It is amazing how much we seem to have in common!! Sadurungé dijenengi Suzuki Forsa, mobil jinis Suzuki Cultus ing Indonésia iki dijenengi Suzuki Swift. So I started playing like the transmission problem was gonna be a big deal and hemming and hawing around. They were the ones to beat, but really difficult to do so. This car follows the EXACT same formula as the much loved Mini Cooper, VW GTI, and countless other hot hatches. My other (car) for a portion of the time was a black Suburban (2wd, not by choice). Suzuki Cultus AWD AF34S. 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