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Strange thought Rear Wheel drive A3

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Paul @ Unit, Nov 13, 2009.

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    Yes a A3 rear wheel drive, you be possibly easy id imagine too as theres a 4wd system available from a s3, like the scooby lads doo, just disconennect the front drive shafts and what not but do a proper job of it, everyone bangs on about RWD ect, if i hadnt anything better to do alittle money with my car complete would look into this.
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    Id imagine the extra weight would be equal to that of a 4wd setup, so youd have a heavy car withoutt the traction or control the original setup afforded it.

    I can see no logical reason for doing it myself, appart from it hasnt been done. By that token, no ones ever vinyl wrapped a car in pictures of Gary Glitter, and for the same reason, its not a good idea.
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    :lmfao:
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    The s3 in my avatar is rwd.
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    Doesn't it have an RS4 engine too?
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    just a thought that passed me , thought id ask
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    Its not that easy to do as you think ! 1st, the rear diff and driveshafts were not designed to handle big power as they only work "part time" when the fronts slip. If you want RWD buy a merc, beemer or nissan as they been doing it for years and they are bloody good at it !
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    Nothing a bit of welding can't sort out! :) :undwech:
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    True, but thats an S3, technically this post was about A3s... not wanting to be pedantic or anything :p
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