Shadowrunner said:if you're on a strict budget, you may as well forget about RWD. and no one that i know of has done it w/o the V8 conversion. why would you want to do that anyway? you'd have more power loss to the drivetrain.
Yeah Tokyo Drift = a movie with an endless budget. I would put the cost of converting that evo at somewhere around 50grand. The focus V8 is basically the only way to run RWD without doing an extremely complex longitudal zetec set up. You can build a V8 focus yourself by buying the kit for 15grand I think? Or pay someone to do it for about 25grand.FoCuSoNtHiS67 said:I wasnt talking about getting rwd i was just wondering cause I saw tokyo drift and they converted a evo to a rwd it looked interesting. I really wanna know what mods I can do for cheap which you posted but could you list a price range by chance?
The Fast and the Furious strikes again. God I hate those movies. Sorry, but that's how I feel. It gets people wondering alright. Wondering how a movie about cars could be so blatantly inaccurate and such a lame and false portrayal of car culture.FoCuSoNtHiS67 said:I wasnt talking about getting rwd i was just wondering cause I saw tokyo drift...
right there with ya, but i still enjoy watching the movies. it's good entertainment and its just a shame that most people are just mindless zeds.azdamay said:The Fast and the Furious strikes again. God I hate those movies. Sorry, but that's how I feel. It gets people wondering alright. Wondering how a movie about cars could be so blatantly inaccurate and such a lame and false portrayal of car culture.
its more than that once you factor in unseen cost and labor and all the hours involved. Its a vary pricy swap. Personally i would rather do something like a RWD turboed V6 setup.mrmechanic said:well i am hitting a dead horse here, but yes if you are on a tight budget you are better off doing the mods and forgetting about the RWD conversion. i think the RWD kit from ford racing to do a V-8 is like 10grand.
I don't think Subaru makes front wheel drive wrx... It's either all or nothing.venomfocus said:I think it was sport compact car. this guy had a wrx that he drifts. He removed something fromt he transmission to make it RWD.
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The Focus WRC was the first transversely engined car to rally with the Xtrac longitudinal gearbox/transmission arrangement. Peugeot Sport has adopted a similar unit for its 206 -WRC, as has Hyundai for its Accent WRC. By using transverse engine/ longitudinal transmission axes, this arrangement frees space to fit the necessary forced induction and four wheel-drive equipment in cars not originally designed to contain such equipment. It also puts the gearbox behind the engine and down the WRCar technical rule book-designated transmission tunnel. This maximises masses both to the rear of the car, and as low as is feasible. There have been teething troubles, however. The early concept was to use this transmission in conjunction with an engine designed to run without a flywheel... However, in rally trim the car appeared with a flywheel, and its clutch located below the crankshaft centreline. This required a backlash inherent in those gears caused all manner of torsion and vibration-induced problems.
For the 2000 WRC season the Ford M-Sport operation is working hard on relocating the car's clutch to be in-line with its engine's crankshaft. This move of just 20mm will delete one drop gear set - and entail major underbonnet surgery. An entirely new transmission end case casting - and internals - is required, as is the engineering of a completely new engine mount concept, different turbocharger and location and, by implication, revised intercooler trunking. An innovation which appeared for Sanremo was to replace the bell-crank linkage to the push-pull 'invalid carriage' gear lever to the right of the Focus WRC's steering wheel with a cable in Colin McRae's car. Not attached to the body, and independent of any external gearbox movement, this unique test cable proved so effective that it was immediately fitted to Colin's Sanremo Focus. The car's centre and front active differentials are incorporated in the transmission unit - pay your £69K and you get the cliffs too.
MISVTfocus said:Yeah Tokyo Drift = a movie with an endless budget. I would put the cost of converting that evo at somewhere around 50grand. The focus V8 is basically the only way to run RWD without doing an extremely complex longitudal zetec set up. You can build a V8 focus yourself by buying the kit for 15grand I think? Or pay someone to do it for about 25grand.
Right and wrong. They make AWD WRx, but for a $90 dollar part, you can disable the front drive assy, and have a RWD car. A budy of mine with a 02 just bought it. It goes into one of the 3 differentails. Why is he doing it? He don't drift, he just wants to play. I personally think he's stupid, I love AWD cars. oh wellFoci_Fosho said:I don't think Subaru makes front wheel drive wrx... It's either all or nothing.