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TDI Conversions Discussions on converting non TDIs into TDIS. More general items can be answered better in other sections. This is ideal for issues that don't have an overlap and are very special to swaping engines.

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Old November 9th, 2015, 14:22   #106
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Took engine/slush box out as 1 unit, separated the two, trans going to the metal Junker's that come by every Wed. Going to sell the 1.8t. So far so good. Col.
you prob should start your own thread in swaps rather than posting here ... this thread is for links to swaps
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Old November 9th, 2015, 19:32   #107
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Assistance needed to help others:

I'm looking for a AHU/1Z B4/Mk3 vacuum line diagram that shows the updated routing for a VNT N75 and actuator. I can't find the one picture that was in a couple threads where it shows the OEM routing with a red X over the old N75 and then shows the new N75 routing.

I think this pic was hosted on some photo site and then the link died. I'd like to host it on TDIclub so we always have it for those looking for this unique combo. worst case when I get home I'll draw it out based on my car's setup.
Just emailed you a diagram. Not sure it's the one you are looking for
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Old January 18th, 2016, 21:19   #108
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I don't know yet What I want to put it in but can someone point me to some links for swapping to a mk5 posably. The shell I have is rusting so bad and the suspension is shot so if anyone know we're i could get a 03 shell so I just need to put the alh and tranny into that would be great
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Old January 21st, 2016, 15:18   #109
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I haven't paid attention lately, but on some older engines the tensioner came with a washer between it and the block. Might worth checking out.

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Old January 21st, 2016, 17:52   #110
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Does anyone here know of a link to a post on the timing belt not lining up on the pulleys? My belt is only lined up on the tensioner. All the rest are 1/8" off to the rear. If the tensioner was moved out 1/8" then all would be lined up. What to do ?

What engine are you dealing with?
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Old January 22nd, 2016, 06:48   #111
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Do the timing tools hold the belt in place?

So, is the belt forward on the pulleys by 1/4"?

Have you rotated the engine by hand, at least 2 revolutions?

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Old March 30th, 2016, 11:26   #112
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Ive got a wrecked 2015 TDI passat with DSG in the tow yard that insurance has decided not to pay the lot fees.
I also have a 2007 GTI with the BPY FSI motor with a DSG trans. The FSI is a failure prone abortion in my opinion.

What is the reality of this swap? I cant seem to find anything on this, most likely because there arent too many people that have the luxury of getting a car this new to tear into. Ive been told by several people that it is more trouble than it is worth. That just motivates me more. I have zero experience with anything this new. Are the fuse blocks compatible? Woud I be able to just repin the connectors as necessary, or would I have to change over the plugs where necessary? Would the cluster connection be the same? Can I code out the DEF? As always, this is for off road purposes only.
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Old January 19th, 2017, 13:50   #113
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Doing a swap into a Corrado, mk2, b3/B4? If so consider this go pedal mounting bracket from S&P Automotive:



http://s-pautomotive.com/?product=mk...at-dbw-adapter

It mounts in less than 10 minutes without pulling the dash. And allows you use mk4 and newer go pedals.

Here it is in Corrado with a Touareg pedal for my 3.6 VR6

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