Can I gut my car place the whole system of operation in to another frame

Asked by Cldayle Aug 26, 2020 at 12:31 PM about the 2004 MINI Cooper Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2004 Mini Cooper manual transmission
front wheel Drive which has a bad transmission
drive can I take my RAV4 1998 automatic
transmission all wheel drive that has a driver side
rear axle broken off the frame can I take the engine
and transmission out of my RAV and put in the
body of my Mini Cooper

1 Answer

In theory you could. If you are trying to save money you will not save any. The cost to do such a conversion would exceed the value of the car by 10x or more.

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