View Full Version : just got a sammi
06-13-2011, 08:05 PM
looking for a engine for it ,what are some compatible engine swaps and other mods for these little 4x4's
06-13-2011, 08:09 PM
vw turbo diesel
06-13-2011, 08:21 PM
any major modifications have to be done to use the vw turbo.
06-13-2011, 08:51 PM
oh shit your on here too... incase you check here first
06-13-2011, 09:10 PM
will a sidekick or tracker bolt in and be compatible
06-13-2011, 09:59 PM
22re from a Toyota.
06-13-2011, 10:08 PM
tracker motor is not a straight bolt in. A swift gt motor is.
06-14-2011, 01:40 AM
Tracker motor is $600 to drop in
06-14-2011, 08:18 AM
couple of good sites thanks .
now to get at it
06-15-2011, 08:38 AM
anyone got a bolt in engine for sale
07-09-2011, 06:50 AM
so the old engine is out and im prepping to new one to go in.man there is a crap load of vacuum lines on these little engines.
oh yeah and what a hoot to work on this little rig 1/4" ratchet and a flat top screwdriver and its all apart.
08-07-2011, 08:57 AM
What did you end up gettin for a new engine? And post some pics of your Sammy!
08-07-2011, 10:52 AM
I got a complete sidekick/tracker chassis harness if your converting your sami to 1.6 efi i got the harness you neeed
08-07-2011, 10:41 PM
wahoo its runnin ,i just went with a straight 1.3ltr swap.
now some metal work,
oh yeah and a lift
this whole camp job thing is really putting a damper on the build time
08-08-2011, 08:31 PM
where are some pics of the new to you sammi
08-09-2011, 12:09 PM
Some sami's have a TBI engine, 1297cc. Those motors produce about the same power as a 1.6L 8v Sidekick motor. The 1333cc carb ones only make in the 60-70hp range.
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