Can you modify a FWD car to make it 4WD?
Like doing it with a Camry or something
- 1 month ago
Me an my buddies have done some crazy cool makeshift conversions. Between all of us we have enough skills an tools to do it ourselves an one owns a salvage yard. It’s not realistic for most people. Safety standards might also be a issue if you want a daily driver.
- Anonymous1 month ago
I would have to be very fuckKingg drunk and nutso to want to go through the effort to do this when 4wd & AWD cars are available much cheaper.
- hornchurchmaleLv 71 month ago
technically ..yes .though costs of doing so will not be favourable and may well be prohibitive at best. never worth doing in almost 99% of cases.
- STEVEN FLv 71 month ago
It is theoretically possible.
Buying a new car that is already 4wd will cost less.
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- ScottLv 71 month ago
The cost would be prohibitive. There are no "off the shelf" parts for this.
- BarryLv 51 month ago
Yes you can! But you need to be nuts as it would be much cheaper to buy a 4WD car.
- Jay PLv 71 month ago
Even though this reeks of troll, I'll still answer it seriously...anything is possible but considering the time, effort, and fabrication required to make a custom 4WD or AWD version from a FWD platform and powertrain would be far more expensive and time consuming compared to selling the old one and buying another vehicle.
- Ian KLv 71 month ago
In 99% of the cases, you build a new car from more or less scratch, and slap the body on top of it. So if you can build frames/subframe, steering/suspension systems, drivelines from nothing (i.e. build and design a car from scratch), you might be able to do it.
A few exceptions are for FWD cars with AWD/4WD option. Then you buy a AWD/4WD version and transfer parts over and scrap the rest of the donor vehicle...
- MurzyLv 71 month ago
It is possible but it would be way to expensive to do (including the electronics).
- DzeLv 71 month ago
you can do anything if you can torch weld and fabricate and have the time and money ..... one day in the future i plan to modify my accord and put a chevy small block in it with rear wheel drive ..