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post #1 of (permalink) Old 10-08-2002, 11:05 AM
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I was reading a post about MPG, and saw that people actually get their sammi's going over 70mph. I can get my stock tintop to 70 but it sounds like it is going to blow up. I usually cruise the highway at a blistering 60mph because the engine sounds happier. I know i need to rebuild the carb, would this help my maximum speed and cruising speed issues? Could i go faster? I bought this truck becasue i camp, and I won't drive to the mountains in it because it takes too long. That kinda defeats the purpose. my engine has 120,000 miles, so another reason might be compresion. any thoughts?
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post #2 of (permalink) Old 10-08-2002, 12:18 PM
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Re: 0-60 in 6...mins

Don't expect to get 70 mph out of your stock 1.3 Samurai unless it is on Flat ground with no headwind. You can go faster down hill or with a tail wind.
Going up hill, plan on your rig slowing down significantly.
These wonderful little machines are ment to be driven at slower speeds. Hook a wheel on the edge of a road and pull it back on at high speed and-------Hope there is no oncoming traffic when you start rolling. This was the major reason that the USA stopped importation of these great little Off Road Rigs. (hummmmm..... Bet I get Blasted on this one.)
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Understand that these little engines are some high revving babies. My 1.6 red-lines at 6500 RPM - I can't IMAGINE what that sounds like, but it sees 5,500 every time I'm getting onto the highway, and it has no problem at all, running 4,000 RPM all day long. There's a company in Boulder, Colorado (Raven RotorCraft) that's making superchargers for the 1.0 L engine (from the ?J410 - Samurai predecessor), and DESIGNING them to run at 5,500 to 5,700 RPM - here's ther spec page: http://www.raven-rotor.com/html/specs.html

They don't have the supercharger for the 1.6 YET, but you can bet I'll be in line for one, when they do!
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actually, if you scroll down the page, there's a 1600 SV engien - 1.6 liter, MPFI @ 6 lbs boost = 110 hp.

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Re: 0-60 in 6...mins

I don't think they are for the SJ410 1.0 liter engine. It was / is designated the F-10A, and is a 970cc engine, not a 993cc.
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