Project: Restoration of 1986 Maruti Suzuki Gypsy


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There is a Gypsy in Everyone

What you all think about this piece of rust ?
feel free to comment.


I need all of your help to transform this piece of rust to a monster.
 

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no chasis ? no gear box ? or is it laying somewhere near?

restoration to some true suv with meaty rubber would definitely be worth a ride to drool around.
 
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just notice last pic has chassis and engine just behind gypsy . By any chance that chassis and engine belong to gypsy
 
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Hmmm...! Gypsy finds her own way ahead any modern SUVs.

I hope each & every bit needs restoration.
Wish to see the monster alive shortly.
 
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only one question where is the engine [lol]

BTW what's your plan

no chasis ? no gear box ? or is it laying somewhere near?

restoration to some true suv with meaty rubber would definitely be worth a ride to drool around.
Engine and chassis are in good condition . previous owner did the engine rebuild and lost interest in this and sold to us.

just notice last pic has chassis and engine just behind gypsy . By any chance that chassis and engine belong to gypsy
ya it is the engine and chassis.

Hmmm...! Gypsy finds her own way ahead any modern SUVs.

I hope each & every bit needs restoration.
Wish to see the monster alive shortly.
ya the body needs a lot of work.
 
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Re: Restoration of 1986 Gypsy

Restoring it to an offroad vehicle

Plan 1
Sandblast the body
patchwork
painting
buy missing parts
Reassembling the vehicle

Problem - Here No workshop guys are willing to take this work

plan 2
Buy new gypsy tub (dont know how ,where ,cost etc)
painting
buy missing parts
Reassembling the vehicle
 
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body is still in ok condition looking at the pic . what about 4X4 is that also working or not gypsy without 4X4 is nothing .
 
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body is still in ok condition looking at the pic . what about 4X4 is that also working or not gypsy without 4X4 is nothing .
[frustration]many portions in body needs patchwork. the original body condition can be revealed after the sandblasting.

it is 4wd.our purpose for this vehicle is pure offroading.
transfer case need an overhaul.
 
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i am asking about 4WD because one of my friend gypsy 4WD never worked . it kept getting stuck . i don't know reason why as i never went into detail
 
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i think 4wd lever getting stuck is common problem for gypsy.
This happens if you leave the 4wd unused for long time or it is not properly lubricated.
so we are doing an overhaul to the TC. dont want to get stuck in sticky situation.

@mastersquall-sir can you please elaborate your friends gypsy problem, did he rectify it, if so how?
 
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well i sold off that gypsy later brought another gypsy whose 4X4 worked perfectly . In delhi you can find lot of restored gypsy which are ready to buy like you buy new car .
 
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