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vw awd conversion

Discussion in 'Other Vehicle Discussions' started by micah, Apr 12, 2005.

  1. micah

    micah Senior Member

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    if i was to buy a 2005 1.8t golf, how hard/expensive would it be to swap in the r32 drivetrain to make it awd?

    im thinking it should be fairly easy, just wondering if anyone had any idea.
     
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    MikeBergy Blah blah blah....

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    haha. 16k to make it awd. Just buy an audi a4 quattro. Better drivetrain than the 4motion system.
     
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    damn 16k, i figured it would be an easy swap :wall:
     
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    80 hours... holy shit... thats gotta be a boring week
     
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    or save your money and don't buy VW, their reliability sucks ass
     
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    YouKnowWhoIBee my avatar is better.

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    This guy from around my way made a 99 gst eclipse convertable into a gsx convertable. Did all the work in his driveway. I think he said a little under 7k. Still alot of money. Good luck :)
     
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    why didn't he just buy a GSX?
     
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    good god that 4 motion conversion is crazy ness

    sheer insanity...

    removing the wholre rear frame assembly and installing another rear frame...
    wouldn't it be easier to just do a tube chassis in the rear?

    i guess that would take some innovation and such...
    easier to cut and paste as far as the engineering perspective is concerned...

    daymn
     
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    MikeBergy Blah blah blah....

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    Convertible top wasn't an option for the GSX trim.
     
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    Convertables suck anyway. They have more chasis flex than hard tops, and look like shit to boot! Oh well, he's the one that wasted the money not me.
     
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    ive seen convertible gsx's before /shrug
     
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    New one on me! They must not be too common...
     
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