Converting a Two-Wheel-Drive RAV4 to a Four-Wheel-Drive RAD4 for Rockcrawling

Dirt Every Day

EP. 69 Season 6

On this episode of Dirt Every Day presented by Tire Rack, Fred Williams and Dave Chappelle take on the challenge of converting a front-wheel-drive, two-wheel-drive Toyota RAV4 to a four-wheel-drive rockcrawler by putting the complete front engine and transaxle in the passenger compartment and swapping in Toyota Land Cruiser axles underneath. But will the mini off-roader work as a capable rockcrawler when it’s all done?

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Dirt Every Day showcases the 4x4 lifestyle, sharing off-roading know-how, tech upgrades and adventures in various trucks, Jeeps, buggys and go-anywhere machinery. Whether racing or rockcrawling, mud bogging or overland camping--get ready to hit the dirt!
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