Vanquisher
I recently ask Works Service to quote for changing my 2006 Vanquish S from LHD (currently in USA) to RHD (want to bring to UK). The response made it pretty clear that they don't really want to take that on but would try if required. Quote was £60k subject to parts availability.
Does anyone else have relevant experience of changing drive side on an older Aston that they could share or know of third party suppliers who specialise in that type of work?
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Vanquish Rider
I think you might be better off selling and putting your money into a Callum Vanquish.

Or look for a cheap crashed RHD car that is complete. As you would need lots of parts such as door trims, wiring looms, steering rack, headlights and dash panels.  
SteveE

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Vanquisher
I would need a lot more than I would get for the LHD Vanquish to get into a Callum one. They are quoting £550,000 if you provide the donor car or £650,000 if they source one for you. Slightly above my pay grade :-)
A few chums drive LHD vehicles in UK and don't seem to have any problem. I think I might try that approach. Would also make frequent European trips more appealing :-)
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360MDB9
Vanquisher wrote:
I recently ask Works Service to quote for changing my 2006 Vanquish S from LHD (currently in USA) to RHD (want to bring to UK). The response made it pretty clear that they don't really want to take that on but would try if required. Quote was £60k subject to parts availability.
Does anyone else have relevant experience of changing drive side on an older Aston that they could share or know of third party suppliers who specialise in that type of work?
60k for the conversion is rather ridiculous. You should be able to find someone who would do it for less.....
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rcfurse
People have been changing earlier models DB4/5/6 for a while and V8's latterly.
However, the cost of changing a Vanquish would, based on my knowledge, likely exceed the value of the car.
A quick scamper through the parts book would identify the parts which are handed and although some are obvious like the dashboard, steering rack etc there are plenty that aren't like the wiring loom(s) and (I suspect) other things like heatshields etc.

I do not anticipate this will be a sensible (in £'s) exercise until VQ values exceed £200K again.

Do what I did and use your money to buy one on each side of the pond. 
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Vanquisher
Very good idea. Now why didn't I think of that? :-)
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Charley Farley
Hello Vanquisher
So now you are based in the UK are you coming in the Vanquish day out next year?
You’ve got 6 months to find your RHD car! 😃
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DB PHiL
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rcfurse
Nice one Phil (have a fish) but surely we would be ruled offside by the Health & Safety folks on the airbag issue?
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DB PHiL
...just thought it would be a cheaper alternative! 😁
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jonm
A fish from me too Phil.
Facelift Jeep Cherokee XJ I believe.
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Manfred
And the Airbag is a big Pillow...That looks good.😳
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Ian Mo
A friend of mine thought about bringing his Vanquish from the States as he spends half his time here, half there.  Instead he found another virtually the same over here for not a lot more than the quoted conversion price!
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rcfurse
That sounds about right. Bet he got the conversion quote from Works Service.
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tim_c
I brought my wedge Lagonda in from the US. The LHD isn’t a huge problem, I wouldn’t dream of changing it. That said, I seldom overtake anything.
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armo42
May be this is an option "ContinentalCam is for use by anyone who drives a right hand drive vehicle on the continent or drives an imported left hand drive vehicle in the UK."  🤔

Its obviously set up for a UK car for the continent but can be used in the Uk as well it says. Hiding the wiring may be an issue ? 

continental_cam_lhd_rhd_car.jpg 
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