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Old 11-23-2009, 08:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey, has anyone thought of doing a RHD conversion to their camry? Or know what difficulties might be involved (both technically and budgetarily)? This idea just popped into my head, and I figured it'd make good discussion material lol
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Old 11-23-2009, 08:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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that would be insanely hard and expensive.
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Old 11-23-2009, 08:12 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i don't see difficulty at all....
1. get a front clip
2. swap everything over
3. have a beer
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Old 11-23-2009, 08:13 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Front clip? sorry for sounding like a noob, but I don;t know what that refers to exactly... I meant the interior lol
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why in the name of god would ya want to do that. in what way would it benifit you? all i can tell is that it would make driving harder. in a silvia or supra or other popular JDM or EDM car i can see it but not a canadian camry...or any camry for that matter. the shipping alone on the parts would be A LOT considering where they'd have to come from...even more if you do a whole front clip(the whole front of the car as one assembeled piece). spend that money on a turbo or more visual mods.
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Old 11-23-2009, 08:19 PM   #6 (permalink)
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ahaha it just popped into my head
though it'd make it stand out a bit
not to mention how it would trip people out when you get in on the wrong side

money is going to a SC first though, and them maybe a turbo on top of that (when I have enough cash)
posted an idea about a Eaton M90 blower in my Twincharging thread
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why in the name of god would ya want to do that. in what way would it benifit you? all i can tell is that it would make driving harder. in a silvia or supra or other popular JDM or EDM car i can see it but not a canadian camry...or any camry for that matter. the shipping alone on the parts would be A LOT considering where they'd have to come from...even more if you do a whole front clip(the whole front of the car as one assembeled piece). spend that money on a turbo or more visual mods.

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c'mon it would be fun to do. and are there rhd camrys in canada?
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the project maby(if it were another cooler car)...but it wouldnt be fun explaining why you wasted so much money and time on such a useless projet. and if theres RHD camrys in canada then thats even LESS reason to do it...not as origional as ya think.

gothmog...a 5 speed boosted camry is shock value enough. ya got the 5 speed part so just go from there.
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Eh, true enough, although I should also try scrounge up an LSD to go with the blower (or just save up the $1300 + charges for the Quaife one)
but I'm keeping that link for spring break/next summer, when I have more $$$ and time to waste
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Ive got an Idea much cheaper than that. Just go to photobucket, upload your pic of the interior, flip the picture and enjoy your new right hand drive.
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Ive got an Idea much cheaper than that. Just go to photobucket, upload your pic of the interior, flip the picture and enjoy your new right hand drive.
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I actually stumbled across this and contemplated doing it just for S&G. It works. and no one would be the wiser. Hehehahaha
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Old 11-24-2009, 12:15 AM   #13 (permalink)
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dude, it's ez.

get a belt that wraps around ur LFD steering wheel....extend it to the RHD and make a wheel or some sort and weld it in place. done!

u'll need to work out something else with the brakes and stuff
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You'd stand out more with a nicely modded Camry, with or without a supercharger, than you would with a RHD Camry. IMHO, leave the RHD for Skyline's and Silvia's.
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