Super Trooper Restoration

This is the place to discuss NON-diesel engine and driveline modifications.
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Re: Super Trooper Restoration

Postby luvcamas » Sun Aug 28, 2016 12:50 am

he is now busy building a camo trooper2
1986 turbo/diesel 4x4 SB in progress of a full frame off restoration
1981 2wd diesel LB
1981 4wd diesel SB
1982 diesel 4x4 SB

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Re: Super Trooper Restoration

Postby matthew996 » Wed Mar 22, 2017 9:34 pm

Awesome project! I have a similar one that I hope I can finish as nicely as yours. Your posts have been very helpful. Especially since I am starting a diesel conversion on my gas trooper.

Thanks! Matt

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Re: Super Trooper Restoration

Postby laprofecia » Fri Jan 25, 2019 12:23 pm

hi all.
i am writing form Dominican Republic. i have an Isuzu Bighorn Lotus edition 2000, originally right hand drive and converted to Left hand on my country. I have read completely your post about super trooper restoration and there is the only place where i found something close to clarify my problem.
i little history:
i get this truck on April 2018 with and 4JG2 engine and an AW30-40LE transmission, engine was bad and RHD to LHD was already done. i repaired the engine and installed, but glow plugs did not work at all. trying to solve the glow plugs issue i found a disaster in the electrical harness due the conversion.
The truck has an ECU and TCM, I tried to eliminated the ECU but never found an Pin out of it, so i put it back again. solved the glow plug issue installing an glow plug controller from another trooper in a junk place. so engine is running fine finally.
Now my issue is to make work the transmission and the RPM sensor.
I know you have a lot of work done, doing reversed engineering to make it work, so can you please provided to me the red lines and the modifications than you did to make it work. I am falling into a desperation, because at some moment transmission do not make the changes, or change from 4 to 3 at 120KM/H, i know that is an electrical problem.

sorry for the long history.


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Re: Super Trooper Restoration

Postby Donald NZ » Thu Mar 07, 2019 7:09 pm

Great effort & write up, thanks.

enough of the suspense , I've just done 15 pages, how did it drive ??
Are you still doing questions and answers ?

Kind regards Donald

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Re: Super Trooper Restoration

Postby dhammika » Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:38 am

Hi Gary,

I was trying to send you a PM, but message is still in the outbox. (May be I havn't post anything yet)

Can you send me the TCM wiring diagram.



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Re: Super Trooper Restoration

Postby Jose3.1 » Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:44 pm

I will try to make a good restoration too