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Old 27 Jan 2009, 12:47 am
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So i just got a 03 PT GT a few months ago and was looking into trying a rear wheel conversion. Has anybody done or attemped this? and what did you find out?

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Old 27 Jan 2009, 05:38 am
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Sure it's been done many times. All it takes is lots of cash. Chrysler even did it to a prototype a few years ago and showed it off at Cruise-the-Falls. A PT Pick-up with a Viper V10 for a power plant.



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Old 27 Jan 2009, 10:51 am
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im lookin for more of a boosted 4cyl rwd, not v10. lol u know what type of combo on tranny and whatnot? or somewhere to find more about this?
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Old 27 Jan 2009, 11:02 am
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The ONLY RWD PT's that I've seen have 8 cylinder power plants. I could show you a bunch of them. Maybe someone else on the forum could point you towards a 4 banger conversion.

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Old 27 Jan 2009, 01:46 pm
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neat but can't say it would ever compare to the cobra modifies ZX3 focus...

Ford took a Cobra, chopped it to pieces and put it into a focus body... All I can say it OMFG I want one... but the $100,000 they spent doing it... Ugh... I'll have to wait till next payday... LOL

a V10 would be a blast!
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Old 27 Jan 2009, 02:49 pm
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a V10 would be a blast!
Except I'd want a panel conversion and then put the V10 in the back behind the drivers seat so I have some real weight on those rear tires. That or a Hemi back their. I've only owned one car with a Hemi and that was a '55 Chrysler (can't remember the size but I know it wasn't a 392) but it was a blast to drive.
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Old 27 Jan 2009, 03:09 pm
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Hey someone on here posted about some guy who did just that---closed in the rear of a PT and put a 5.7 hemi back there if I remember right it was his daily driver I looked but cant seem to find that post now how much of a sleeper would that be
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Old 28 Jan 2009, 01:13 am
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What was the sites of some of the guys that did a v8 swap? im really interested in doing this
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Old 28 Jan 2009, 01:18 pm
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don't waste your time and money...Instead of transforming a 4cyl PT to RWD, V10, V8, different suspension, transmission, brakes, wheels, tires.....etc.....Buy a used Viper
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Old 28 Jan 2009, 01:32 pm
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what you would probaly have to do is just get a tube chassie and put it togther like a drag car
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