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FWD to RWD?

So has anyone ever converted a civic from fwd to rwd before? I looked but couldn't really find anything about it..... a drifting civic?
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there was one guy who did it on here but he was from the middle east where they have LOTS OF MONEY. Good luck
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a few people have done it to civic's one guy did an Acura legend swap into a 6thgen, and has it RWD. And some guy just sold a 350 powered 5thgen hatch on ebay. it can be done just alot of work.
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why would u...just buy a rwd car, it'll be cheaper
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buy the awd drivetrain from japan, disconnect the front driveshaft, voila! rwd civic.

total cost will probably be around the cost of your civic.
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lol, not worth it
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I know it isnt worth it lol but hey imagine repping a civic in a drift comp, that would be pretty silly lol
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well on honda-tech, there was an integra in a drifting competition, it was converted to rwd
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you can buy the old civic that had awd... oooold civic. the drivetrain was terribly weak, too... + lots of custom work
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there are a few midengine RWD Del Sol's around.... in other words, a lot of $
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yea here in orlando theres some dude that goes to the drifting competitions in a integra... the kid is horrible at drifting tho...i dk I dont think its worth it =X lots o' $$
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well on honda-tech, there was an integra in a drifting competition, it was converted to rwd
i saw a white integra, dc2, with a crv drivetrain. it can be set as either awd or rwd depending on what the owner feels like . he used it at a drift event a few years back. pretty good driver.
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check this out!
http://www.7thgencivic.com/forums/sh...42#post3963542
of course the engine bay of that car is pretty big!
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of course the engine bay of that car is pretty big!
yeah preludes have huge engine bays, but the 5th and 6th gen civics have huge engine bays compared ot the 7thgen.
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juat buy a rear wheel drive car if u want one
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I say if you have the cash....... Rotory Turbo all the way.... in a Civic hatch lol.... that would be insane
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haha yea but it is just to bad I cannot afford to buy a 350z or I would, the swap is jsut an idea floating in my head
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my car used to be rwd...i used to drift like crazy... then i woke up
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the chap who had the legend motor in the 6thgen used a audi drivtrain if im not mistaken
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i saw a white integra, dc2, with a crv drivetrain. it can be set as either awd or rwd depending on what the owner feels like . he used it at a drift event a few years back. pretty good driver.
yup, saw that car in person while i was visiting family in FL. they took the differentials, axles and basically everything including the lug swap haha and put it in the integra. wiring must've been a b!tch. hahah thinking about that makes me want a dc2 mMmm AWD DC2 with a jdm front end. LMAO anyways.... btw that car was up for sale last year it was going for i think $12k+ dont remember. company who produced was by Braille Auto. check out their site http://www.brailleauto.com/index-1.html
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that would be an enjoyable car
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haha yea but it is just to bad I cannot afford to buy a 350z or I would, the swap is jsut an idea floating in my head
why would it need to be a 350z? you could do 240sx with an SR20det or RB26det swap, or go turbo MR2, old school carolla, supra, or celica. I have a few buddies with some bad *** 240's one is sr20det one is supercharged ka24. and one with an 83 celica with the turbo 2.4 in it. all great for drifting.
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iono I keep telling myself I am not getting rid of my civic until I can afford to buy a 350z its one of my favorite cars for its price
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