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RHD Conversion?

Whats Up Guys, Been Kicking around The idea of doing a right hand drive conversion on my project truck just for the hell of it. Im not alittle "JDM" guy, just figured it'd be different. Anyone seen this done?

And yes i know a ton of fab work, and why bother and blah blah blah. Just feel the urge to thats all haha
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Not that I know of. I have seen it done on jeeps before and it is a lot, and I mean a lot of work. You basically have to move everything and just when you think you have it all there is more.

Not to mention it would have to be a completely custom dash as there are none out there.

It would be cool but I can't see it being easy or even done.
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Sounds like motivation for me haha. Ive done a few rhd swaps with buddies on their jap cars. the hardest part i can think of, is if i where to do it, I would wanna replicate the stock dashboard and just reverse it, thank god im good with fiberglass haha
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If you could find a dash from a ranger from mexico that should swap nicely. Don't quote me but, I believe those are right hand drive. There is a guy on here with a four door ranger from there. I'd search around for him.
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Not that I know of. I have seen it done on jeeps before and it is a lot, and I mean a lot of work. You basically have to move everything and just when you think you have it all there is more.

Not to mention it would have to be a completely custom dash as there are none out there.

It would be cool but I can't see it being easy or even done.
you can get RHD wranglers here pretty easily so thats not even a big deal. never seen a ranger done before though.

I'll just say its a waste of time. If it was a cool fast car, go for it. a ranger? meh
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you can get RHD wranglers here pretty easily so thats not even a big deal. never seen a ranger done before though.

I'll just say its a waste of time. If it was a cool fast car, go for it. a ranger? meh
I know you can get them here but to do the conversion is a pain in the *** still. Different from the factory where you don't have to do the work.
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you can get RHD wranglers here pretty easily so thats not even a big deal. never seen a ranger done before though.

I'll just say its a waste of time. If it was a cool fast car, go for it. a ranger? meh
Just yanked out the 302 setup, and now im in the middle of putting a 4.6 in it, which will be whippled down the line, trust me its plenty fast.
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If you could find a dash from a ranger from mexico that should swap nicely. Don't quote me but, I believe those are right hand drive. There is a guy on here with a four door ranger from there. I'd search around for him.
Ill have to check into that, thanks man
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