Just finished doing this swap myself. Picked up two wagons last year. Bew with blown trans and thrashed interior. Alh with good interior and body but bad motor and was an automatic.
It took like two or three wires of re-pinning at the plenum, adding he lift pump, and that was about it. The only...
Well guess what fell in my lap two weeks ago……
Ive already got a bumper, fender, and headlight. I’ll be swapping the engine out of the old 01 golf. Euro edc15 pd130 ecu and harness, gtb2260vk with billet wheel. Ported head etc etc etc.
Car comes with bilstein PSS9s and Porshe front brakes...
I don’t disagree with a word you said..... except calling me an ass.
I was Just pointing out your first post was stating the obvious. Find me someone with deleted emissions equipment that doesn’t know it’s a crime.
Same boat, but I can’t quit them. Plus I’m moving in a month and will go back to a 55 mile commute. I’ll keep my fleet running. In fact I may build one of the spare blocks I’ve got just to have “in case”
rust isn’t so much an issue here in the PNW
Hey. Welcome to Portland. I’ve been one of the “Gurus” on here for almost 19 years now. Tho I don’t have a shop I’ve been working on these cars consistently for nearly 2 decades. I work on them weekends primarily and book out weeks in advance. My first availability isn’t until December.