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Converting rhd to lhd, how simple is it?


Old 02-13-2018, 03:26 AM
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Default Converting rhd to lhd, how simple is it?

I am looking at converting my S to lhd in preperation to move abroad. How easily can this be done?
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Old 02-13-2018, 03:51 AM
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This is not something I would recommend. Be a lot cheaper and easier to buy a LHD. Its not just the interior that will need changing and firewall cutting, but engine needs to be shifted over and a lot of components re-located in the engine bay.
The LHD might even have a completely different firewall compared to RHD, so even more complexity.

Good luck if you decide to try though.
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I'd get one shipped from a dry state in the US - have you seen how clean they are in comparison to our salt eroded under-bodies?! Pick any random LHT Performance video on YouTube and have a look, even the neglected ones are clean underneath.
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Old 02-13-2018, 05:59 AM
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It's easy actually

You sell your RHD and buy a LHD

the shipping alone would be a ££ ballache. I remember someone shipping one to the US and it acquired some dentage too
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Just drive it as is
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Just drive it as is
Agreed, loads of people import rhd jdm/ukdm cars and just drive them in lhd countries.
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