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Old 02-16-2007, 07:21 PM   #1
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I got a right hand front clip, what all is involved in swaping it into a left hand drive. and i know i need to swap the fire walls. is there any one near tacoma seattle area that can help me out with the swap? also kinda on a time crunch when doing it.
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Old 02-17-2007, 11:47 AM   #2
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you dont have to swap the fire wall, all you have to do is drill out the holes on the right side, this is not an easy task and should not be done by some one on a budget on time crunch, it take a lot of time and lots of knowlage of the cars wireing i was invloved in do it with an fd, and it is very time concuming.
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Originally Posted by LiL_Red_FC3s' post='859432' date='Feb 16 2007, 05:21 PM

I got a right hand front clip, what all is involved in swaping it into a left hand drive. and i know i need to swap the fire walls. is there any one near tacoma seattle area that can help me out with the swap? also kinda on a time crunch when doing it.




I'm actually doing the same thing starting here in about 2-3 weeks..





Funny timing.
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What exactly do you want to know about it? I have pictures of one of the ones I did on my web page.



There is a correct way and a wrong way and a suitable way. let's just say the correct way revolves around cutting the fire wall.
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Old 03-15-2007, 08:58 PM   #5
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it can be done just as well with a plmsa cutter and a welder with out swaping the fire wall, but what ever way you go it takes a lot of work.
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How much body experience do you have? Do you understand the impacting points of why swapping or cutting the firewall is more correct? Do you know the tolerance of the steering adapter and place holes? The wall is very close but it is not a mirror stamp. Unless you are swapping the firewall the only part you would find a plasma cutter remotely useful is swapping over the window wiper regulator and AC filter screen. Then again I have very little tolerance for not doing things correctly.
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