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    1z TDI into lifted 85 Jetta

    Life, overtime, waiting on parts, and now the air quality because the whole coast is on fire have had me in a holding pattern for a pit, but I've got a box of parts from Cascade German for the motor seals timing belt kit, and upgrade to single mass flywheel. the 4.24 ring gear is harvested off a...
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    1z TDI into lifted 85 Jetta

    So current state of affairs is much like this though I have drilled the needed holes and mounted the clutch and brake master cylinders from the Passat to the firewall. empty engine bay IMG_20200811_162309710 by Brice Moss, on Flickr Clutch and master mounted IMG_20200813_121010416 by...
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    New to TDIClub? Introduce yourself here!

    IMG_20200712_175941768 by Brice Moss, on Flickr Hi folks, my most fun beater decided it wants a power upgrade from the na 1.9 I bought from an importer 5 years back so here I am to pick peoples brains in the swap and 1z forums cause I found a 96 passat TDI that was ready to pass on it's organs.
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    1z TDI into lifted 85 Jetta

    Thankyou. I'd end up pulling the 2l tranny apart anyway because that 3.3 first gear is a non starter for this projects goals so I can pay the premium and avoid the hassle.
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    1z TDI into lifted 85 Jetta

    what else is should I do while I have the tranny split? this box was shifting well in the parts car and oil looks clean.
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    1z TDI into lifted 85 Jetta

    Think I found the R&P I need, Can someone confirm this will fit? https://www.ebay.com/itm/283653488638
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    1z TDI into lifted 85 Jetta

    That's good to know thankyou
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    1z TDI into lifted 85 Jetta

    I thought about grabbing another box, but I want to do a torque biasing diff anyway, so I'm going to go ahead and install a 4.24 ring and pinion at the same time. I've got a mini for long freeway trips so donna care if I'm rev limited but need the grunt down low. If my gear calculator is right...
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    1z TDI into lifted 85 Jetta

    Hi folks. I know I'm a decade late to this party, but good times will be had. My fun beater decided he wants to go a little faster again and overheated the na AAZ, a quick look around craigslist revealed a dirt cheap decent running 96 Passat with the 1Z and CTN tranny. click this for...
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