Austin, TX rare Audi tdi


Veteran Member
Oct 15, 2005
island state of Montreal
1998 jetta TDI, 1997 GLX TDI
Aren't those the motors with bad heads? I was looking into putting one of those into the Vanagon I had a few years ago, but got scared off by some info from Europe. I could be wrong though(I usually am)


Top Post Dawg
Sep 5, 2001
san antonio & austin
formerly: 2001 Golf GL, '97 Passat (RIP) '98 NB, '05 B5 sedan
another Wiki link:
2.5 V6 24v TDI 110-132kW[edit]
This engine was never offered in North America.

parts code prefix: 059
engine configuration & engine displacement
90° V6 engine, Turbocharged Direct Injection (TDI) turbodiesel; 2,496 cubic centimetres (152.3 cu in); bore x stroke: 78.3 by 86.4 millimetres (3.08 in × 3.40 in), stroke ratio: 0.91:1 - undersquare/long-stroke, 416.0 cc per cylinder, compression ratio: 19.5:1, viscous-coupled engine cooling fan
cylinder block & crankcase
compacted vermicular graphite cast iron (GJV/CGI); four main bearings, die–forged steel crossplane crankshaft with split crankpins, light alloy pistons (Kolbenschmidt on 120 kW, Mahle or Kolbenschmidt on 132 kW), simplex roller chain-driven oil pump, two-part multi-baffled cast aluminium alloy oil sump, oil filter module (incorporating oil separator) mounted within the 'vee'
cylinder heads & valvetrain
cast aluminium alloy; four valves per cylinder, 24 valves total, initially: sliding finger cam followers, later: low-friction roller finger cam followers, both with automatic hydraulic valve clearance compensation, dual timing belt relay-driven 2x double overhead camshaft (2xDOHC - two overhead camshafts per cylinder bank - 'quad cam', one timing belt driven from the crankshaft drives both inlet camshafts, the second belt relay-drives the exhaust camshafts from the inlet), dual inlet ports
hot-film air mass meter, one turbocharger mounted within the 'vee', two all-alloy side-mounted intercoolers (SMICs), two cast alloy intake manifolds
fuel system & engine management
timing belt driven Bosch VE mechanical distributor-type injection pump with direct injection (DI); early variants with proprietary electronic engine control unit (ECU) and European EU3 emissions compliant; later variants with water-cooled exhaust gas recirculation (EGR), Bosch EDC electronic ECU and EU4
exhaust system
cast iron exhaust manifolds, catalytic converter
DIN-rated motive power & torque outputs, ID codes
110 kilowatts (150 PS; 148 bhp) @ ?,??? rpm; 310 newton metres (229 lbf·ft) @ 1,400 - 3,200 rpm — AFB, AKN
114 kilowatts (155 PS; 153 bhp) @ ?,??? rpm; 310 newton metres (229 lbf·ft) @ 1,400 rpm — AYM
120 kilowatts (163 PS; 161 bhp) @ 4,000 rpm; 310 newton metres (229 lbf·ft) @ 1,400 - 3,600 rpm — BCZ, BDG, BFC
132 kilowatts (179 PS; 177 bhp) @ 4,000 rpm; 370 newton metres (273 lbf·ft) @ 1,500 - 2,500 rpm — AKE, BAU, BDH
Audi A4 (AFB: 11/97-06/00, AKN: 07/98-09/01, AYM: 12/00-06/02, AKE: 12/00-05/03, BFC: 07/02-05/03, BAU/BDH: 06/03-12/04, BCZ: 06/03-12/05, BDG: 06/03-05/06), Audi C5 A6 / Audi C5 allroad (AFB: 04/97-05/00, AKN: 10/98-05/01, AKE: 11/99-08/03, AYM: 06/01-06/02, BFC: 07/02-08/03, BDG/BDH: 02/03-01/05, BAU/BCZ: 02/03-08/05), Audi D2 A8 (AFB: 06/97-06/00, AKN: 11/97-09/02, AKE: 11/99-09/02), Škoda Superb B5 (AYM: 12/01-08/03, BDG: 08/03-03/08), Volkswagen Passat (B5.5) (AFB: 08/98-08/00, AKN: 05/99-05/03, BAU/BDH: 01/03-05/05, BDG: 05/03-05/05)
ID and detail from ETKA
was winner of the "2.0-litre to 2.5-litre" category in the 1999 annual competition for International Engine of the Year