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This is a blog about building an urban/zombie survival machine, starting with one of the most capable vehicles ever made, a Suzuki Samurai. Why a Suzuki Samurai? Click here to read all about this decision. If you are new here, check out the About page. If you have a tactical, or survival product that you think is worthy to make it onto the rig, partner with us and showcase your gear!

Recent Posts

Suzuki Samurai Sidewinder CV Carb Kit – Part I
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Suzuki Samurai Sidewinder CV Carb Kit – Part I

This is about ditching the factory Suzuki Samurai carb and moving to something better, which is a Sidewinder CV. However, as with many car projects, one thing can lead to another…

How to Choose the Best Bang-for-the-Buck Winch
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How to Choose the Best Bang-for-the-Buck Winch

One thing that both rookies as well as experienced off-roaders do is get themselves stuck while trying to test their limits. Therefore, no off-road vehicle is complete with a good winch for recovery. Basically, if you plan to go off-road (on purpose or by complete accident) you need a good winch that will save your butt and keep a good day from ending badly…and costly.

Adding Stubby Ends to the Low Range Off-Road Samurai Bumper
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Adding Stubby Ends to the Low Range Off-Road Samurai Bumper

I wanted just a bit more protection than what was provided by the “Short End” version of the Low Range Samurai bumper that I installed earlier in the year. That’s the beauty of the kit LROR offers…you can change it up any way you like, any time you like! I ordered up the “Stubby” end caps and with the included hardware, simply bolted them on.

Easily Rejuvenate Old Parts with Spray Truck Bed Coating
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Easily Rejuvenate Old Parts with Spray Truck Bed Coating

I needed to freshen up some old weathered parts on my Samurai project, but I didn’t want to use regular spray paint. Spray truck bed coating to the rescue!

Installing the Defiant Armor Samurai Rock Sliders by Low Range
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Installing the Defiant Armor Samurai Rock Sliders by Low Range

Awesome looks and protection! Overview and Installation of the Defiant Armor Samurai Rock Sliders from Low Range Off-Road.

How to Add Ford SVT Raptor-Style LED Lights to Your Grille
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How to Add Ford SVT Raptor-Style LED Lights to Your Grille

I think the Ford SVT Raptor is an awesome truck, and I really like the LED lights in the grille. I wanted to do something similar to my Samurai, but only the right way. Here’s how I did it.