Vibe 4wd crashed

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Vibe 4wd crashed

Post by Bogdan84 » Wed Dec 27, 2017 8:59 am

Hello I have 2004 vibe and it got in accident. Front end damaged, windshield, and front door. Its 4wd and mileage around 75k. I found one for sale same year with 165k miles and bad transmission fwd for $800 is it hard to swap my power train and rear end to the one with good body

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Re: Vibe 4wd crashed

Post by SeattleJeremy » Wed Dec 27, 2017 10:38 am

Oh, wait... I just wrote a whole post about how these cars are like LEGO, and go together easily. Then I noticed you found a FWD car to swap in to. That's a no go.

The Engine, and transmission are different. The mounting points for the transmission back are different. The entire rear subframe is different. The gas tank is different. Swapping a good AWD drive train in to a straight FWD car is not worth it. There is way too much work involved.
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