1989 Suzuki Swift GTi
1989 Suzuki Swift GTi ITB race car
Classified ITB weight: only 1895 pounds!! Second-lightest car in the class**!
Built and raced for 4 years and won 2 championships in the northeast.
Suzuki G13B engine: "1298cc", DOHC, multi-point EFI. 1mm overbore balanced and blue printed with Total Seal rings.
Koni cone-type Cold Air Intake (CAI).
ACT clutch with sprung 4-puck disc.
Suzuki Racing Development aluminum crank pulley.
Suzuki Racing Development stainless header, custom 2.5" center-dump exhaust with Walker Dynomax muffler.
Suzuki Racing Development aluminum radiator.
36-row oil cooler with remote Oberg oil filter.
Autometer oil pressure and water temperature mechanical gauges.
SuperChips ECU EEPROM.
6-pt custom 1.5 x .095 DOM roll cage with boxed and welded large pads. NASCAR-type door bars on drivers side with gutted door.
Cobra racing seat.
Momo steering wheel, LTB Motorsports quick release hub.
Standard GTi 5-speed, welded diff.
Suspension. Incredible! All 16 pivot points are either a spherical bearing or delrin & stainless bushings.
Front: Carrera shocks, ground control upper camber/caster plates, springs and threaded spring perches. Adjustable camber, caster, height and toe.
Rear: Adjustable Koni shocks, threaded spring perches, 7/8 sway bar and Walt Pucket camber plates. Adjustable camber, height and toe.
Stock GTi 4-wheel disks with new front calipers and Hawk pads, stainless-braided lines.
Six 14x6 wheels with Hankook 205/50-15 tires.
** Only other car lighter than 2000 pounds is the 1735-pound Suzuki Swift (non-GT/GTI) with the SOHC G13 engine.
NHMS, May 2009