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Originally Posted by Ecky View Post
My advice would be, rather than to try to fabricate into place Toyota's motor and differential, to gather all of the rear driveline stuff from an AWD ridgeline (knuckles, axles, differential), as if you were to be doing an AWD conversion. Except, rather than putting a driveshaft between the rear differential and a front transfer case, simply bolt an electric motor of your choice to it.

You'll need a controller and battery, but you would need that for the RAV motor too.
This is the simplest solution.

For reference the same thing has been done by large companies. That box in front of the rear axle on this 1st gen eM2 contains a motor with a driveshaft to the standard rear axle.

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