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Old 09-07-2005, 09:04 PM   #1
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Converting a Mercedez from Right Hand to Left Hand

I was curious as to what will it involve to convert a car from Right hand drive to left hand. I have a mercedez here in the States which I am planning on taking it to Asia where they drive on the left hand side of the road. I cannot take the car to Asia unless I get it converted? Can any one one please let me know?

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Old 09-07-2005, 09:09 PM   #2
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I think you can... youll just have to relearn how to drive it... braking your old habbits and what not.

As for an actual swap... it would be easier to buy a new car.
youd need a new dash, interiors, new steering, youd have to drill holes in the fire wall... I dont know how the suspenion is set up in one... but id imgaine youd need all new stearing rack and suspention.

Sorry for that downer.
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Old 09-07-2005, 09:52 PM   #3
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Yeah, its actually quite a bit of work to change out a car from LHD to RHD and vice versa.
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Old 09-07-2005, 10:23 PM   #4
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If you know what youre doing it shouldnt be too hard but there is alot of work and money involved. It would probably be cheaper to buy a new car
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Old 09-08-2005, 02:28 AM   #5
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I'd kill to have a RHD car. Thatd just be cool, imo.
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