What did you do to your Swift today

my oldest son offered to help with a t3 swap into russel- the 1.0 n/a is very tired, and i have an extra complete t3 donor car- so why not? the donor car is beyond putting back on the road- it has so much rust, as well as the door hinges are welded on, and the very shoddy rust repair that someone tried to do-
but it does run good. the fuel pump is toast from sitting-odd, because i had fuel stabilizer , as well as start them on a regular basis- but hey, its a 1989 donor, with 385, xxx k on it- the turbo engines sure do outlast the n/a engines-
complete swap, not sure on the body kit- if it were red, i would install it in a heartbeat. i do not feel like painting the blue, to make it red- its bad enough i am going to re-paint the hood-IMG_2386.JPGIMG_2391.JPGIMG_2389.JPGIMG_2388.JPGIMG_2390.JPG
 
changed a leaking rad in the kids car. changed out a headlamp bulb. installed tinted windows , drivers and passengers doors. replaced the drivers side window regulator. chased a problematic signal light- corrosion inside the socket, bulb would not flash-swap out tail-lamp harness for a good one. once swapped, installed led signal lamp bulbs.
 
polished the headlamps on the kids car.
changed the alt belt.
topped up fluids.
back out for the -35*c drive to work, this morning-
 
changed out a leaking brake master cylinder on the kids car. flushed out the old brake fluid when bleeding the brakes.
rotated his tires.
 
changed a failed air horn compressor on the kids car- he took the compressor apart, the permanent magnet inside had split in half and jammed up the motor-
now he has nice loud horns again. people dont seem to see these small cars, but the air horns get their attention real quick!!!
 
Was able to help out an old friend.
With some engine trouble.
Who still got his Fast and the Furious rebuild :ROFLMAO:
I still got the Suzuki Tuning Club cap from 2000 :oops:
 

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changed oil n filter in the kids car.
swapped out some stereo gear in the kids car- i need the smaller 500wx1 amp from his car, for the stereo in russel-so his car got the larger 1000wx1 amp, w/ remote bass control, a capacitor i had laying around, and a pair of 6 inch dvc subs to replace some crappy 4 inch kenwood speakers that someone else had butcher installed into the rear quarter panels-
the 6'' subs need more power, deck power isnt enough- i have another 150x2 amp that i can use to power those- will install nicely by the other amp and capacitor. just ran out of time to install that, and he needs the car for work-
stereo sounds much better with those 6'' speakers. the kenwood 4'' speakers were very old and tinny sounding-
now for a proper decibel meter....
 
Been to the North Cape Norway.
With my '87 Suzuki Swift commercial 😎
 

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stereo in the kids car. not my prettiest install, but it works LOUD and is mounted solid to the car. the larger amp is 1000 Watt x1, the smaller amp is 300 Watt x2
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swapped out some tires on wheels , and wheels. took two parked suzukis for a spring drive. fabbed up the rear lower control arms for russel.
 
replaced ripped cv boot on the kids car while he was at work. been putting it off for awhile, but now it was due !
new boots on oem ntn axles.
his car gets really good mpg , now that summer fuel is back in the gas pumps, and the summer tires installed on the car.
clutch is getting worn but still works- i already have a new one on hand if it needs a weekend clutch job-
 
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