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  1. T4 ABL later TDI conversion

    Engine & Gearbox
    Pretty sure this has been done to absolute death but havent seen much recently so thought I'd give it a go. Getting tonnes of black smoke out the back of the ABL so soon enough I recon it will be time to either: recon ABL engine or go down the TDI 1Z, AHU, AFN route. However from what I've...
  2. HOW TO: 1.8t 20vT T4 Conversion

    Technical Articles
    This guide is intended to cover most of the pain points when fitting a 1.8 20vT into a VW T4, this is as comprehensive as possible, but I’m sure there are pain points that I’ve forgotten about. Credit to Noo Noo, Erinyes, Paul for all their help when I was doing my conversion, Bud the Spud for...
  3. HOW TO: 1.8t 20vT Drivers Side Engine Mount

    Technical Articles
    If you are fitting a 1.8T using the standard T4 gearbox then you can use the stock gearbox mountings, but need to fabricate the drivers side mount. There are a few approaches to making the drivers side engine mount, some people have used the complete 1.8T mounting bracket and rubber from the...
  4. 1.8t conversion specialists

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi. I'm looking into the idea of a 1.8t engine conversion in my 1.9 non turbo. Can anyone recommend any tuners who could carry out the work? Preferably not too far from Sheffield but don't mind traveling for the right company. Thanks, Scott
  5. 20v 1.8 turbo conversion questions

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi guys, i fancy doing a 1.8 20v turbo bam engine conversion on a T4 2002 panel van. Is there anyone who has done this conversion and please can you give me an idea on necessary parts to carry out the job please. Will i need the complete electrical loom from a donar vehicle? Can i use the AJT...
  6. 20v 1.8 turbo conversion questions

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi guys, i fancy doing a 1.8 20v turbo bam engine conversion on a T4 2002 panel van. Is there anyone who has done this conversion and please can you give me an idea on necessary parts to carry out the job please. Will i need the complete electrical loom from a donar vehicle? Can i use the AJT...
  7. 02M gearbox in a T4 has been done

    Engine & Gearbox
    A good weekend , just like to share after months of work to the van S3 bam engine and 6 speed gearbox 02m is in and running sweet T: A couple of little things to finish off , but first road test was good Pics to follow if interested
  8. 20VT conversion

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi all, Well i have spent the last few months working away (mainly waiting for things to be made by other people) on an AGU swap and it is going well. I have taken a different route to most with engine mount and a couple of other bits, using the original loom with a de immobilised ECU, front...
  9. I'm about to lose it

    General T4 Chat
    Yup seriously right on the edge at the moment with the bus which is giving no end of a real headache. (That's putting it lightly) the fire thread in the pub section plus a green bus has crossed my mind. It's been no end of trouble of late and right now it's at the point where I've basically...
  10. 1.8 20v turbo conversion

    Engine & Gearbox
    What engine code should I be looking for is there a better one than others and is there anything else I will need probably go for an emerald ecu cheers in advance for any help Paul
  11. For Sale full 20v turbo engine conversion for t4 already fitted to t4

    Parts For Sale
    Hi i have decided to sell my 20v turbo engine that is currently fitted to my t4. I am selling everything in the conversion so straight fit to any t4 van. The engine is a 1.8 20v turbo aum engine code for an Audi it has covered 78k It runs on full Emerald stand alone ecu management system...
  12. Matt's t4 1.8 20v turbo finished and on road disco bus

    The Workshop
    Well as some of you may know i put pics of my van up on tonics build thread for his 20v turbo, The reason because i have just completed mine and pip'd the phirm to getting a 20v turbo van on the road! a true uk first! Prior to me doing the engine conversion i did the inside work. When i get...
  13. Noo Noo and the Butty Van

    The Workshop
    It begins and I'll admit I'm gonna need some help and advice here so please chip in. In short I've had my 1992 1.8 petrol for just over a year now, slowly but surely getting there with the mods and stuff but it's time to get technical. Last November I had the engine coverted to take LPG. Worth...
  14. My T4 1.8 20v Turbo

    The Workshop
    Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, i present my VW T4 1.8 20v Turbo. As you can see from the pics she not quite finished!! I: the hardest part is done, engine in and mounts welded up. It has been in before but with a 6 speed box that was with the engine, it wasn't good at all, not quite...
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