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  1. tdi conversion wiring ??

    Engine & Gearbox
    right had an early start on the loom .. ive removed the t4 engine loom and the three connectors from the fuse box ( G1 G2 F ) and fitted the golf loom but ive four spare wires near the fuse box .. unfortunately my bluetooth has decided to die so i cant post any pics the following connectors...
  2. 1.9 Tdi conversion

    Engine & Gearbox
    It turns out the engine in my 1.9 TD is broke (pressure and oil in the water!). After having a good read of aggiet4's engine conversion thread i have gone out and bought myself a 'N' reg 90hp Tdi Mk3 Golf 1Z engine code. Gonna get on with the conversion in the next few weeks. What i was...
  3. tdi in a t4 engine types

    Engine & Gearbox
    i am thinking of going for the tdi conversion and have been reading aggie t4's thread which is great by the way !, anyway i have been offered an engine from a tdi 130 passat (AFN) plus any of the parts i may require to carry out the conversion, does anyone know if it is the same basis as the ABL...
  4. Engine upgrade

    General Technical
    As my t4 engine has recently died, am looking at replacements. DOes anybody know whether any other vag engines will go. i.e 2.7 a6 diesel, 2.0 diesel sharan????????????????????????
  5. 5 cylinder question

    Engine & Gearbox
    Are the 2.4 diesel and the 5 cylinder audi petrol engines based around the same block?
  6. VW 1.9TDI into a 1992 2.0L T4?

    Engine & Gearbox
    First post so fingers cross it bears fruit! Need a replacement engine for my 2.0L petrol 1992 T4. Was looking at a VW Caddy 1.9TDI engine and wondered if this would fit in etc..appreciate mountings etc would need moving but wanted to know in the first instance if it would fit? Any advice...
  7. pd engine in a t4

    Engine & Gearbox
    just wondering if anybody has fitted a newer golf/passat pd engine into a transporter yet ? im guessing a fair job but with up to 150bhp as standard would look to be an ideal swap . steve
  8. iv got a v5 engine for my t4

    Engine & Gearbox
    so iv bought a damaged seat with a 2.3 v5 engine its had a bit of tuning at the moment and is producing about 170bhp. its a rolling shell at the moment so all the wiring keys clocks dash suspension and brakes are there just need to start planning on when and how im going to get it into the t4...
  9. 104 Bhp 1.9 Abl

    Engine & Gearbox
    Im preparing to convert my T4 to a 1Z TDI motor but just out of interest i thought i would see what i can get my 1.9 TD ABL motor to produce. Some time ago i removed the cat and centre silencer and replaced it with a straight through pipe into a standard bosal rear silencer and replaced the air...
  10. ABL to AAZ conversion questions

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi, My engines gone pop so i need a new one asap as suppose to be going on my hols in the van in 2 weeks:eek: What is involved in fitting an AAZ engine instead? Will the ancilleries from an ABL fit an AAZ? Turbo? manifold? A friends garage will be doing it for me, they quoted me 8 hrs...
  11. 1.9TDI engine conversion for T4

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hello i just bought a 1995 golf TDI 90 donor car and i am soon to be installing the motor into my T4(currently ABL 1.9TD).Has anyone done this conversion before? Any help and advise will be welcome to help me aviod any unforeseen pitfalls.Thanks! Turns out im the only one on the forum to have...
  12. 1.9tdi into a 1.9td .. can it be done ??

    Engine & Gearbox
    just one of those thoughts you have , you know when you really should be getting on with something else .. i have just bought a full 1Z golf 1.9tdi engine and all the gubbins to fit into my mk2 golf but i was just pondering on the idea of fitting it into my 1.9td .. I'm sure ive read...
  13. 5 cylinder petrol engine picture please?

    General T4 Chat
    I'm looking for some good pictures of a petrol t4 engine bay with the 5 cylinder engine, or if reasonably local Id love to come over and take a shufty. The plan to swap the 2.litre engine to a 5 cylinder is underway, looking at the standard fitment will help get my ehad around it properly. Im...
  14. 2.5 Petrol Engine Question?

    Engine & Gearbox
    Does anyone know what other engines from the vw/audi family can be used instead of the stock 2.5 petrol engine:ILU:
  15. Project pistachio power

    Engine & Gearbox
    Finally my engine decided to give up on me, but at 220,000 miles its not worth re-building and AAC 2.litre petrol engines are rare to find. The much loved Pistachio coloured twin slider ishaving a heart transplant! So, the winter project starts early. Sourced a 2.3litre Audi 90 as a...
  16. Swapping Engines

    Engine & Gearbox
    A spart of a long term upgrade I'm investigating an engine swap. Currently I have 2 litre petrol. AAC engine. What VAG group engines can I look at that could posibly fit? I'm think VR6 or should that be V6, or perhaps a nice 5 cylinder motor from the Audi range? (I think there was a 5...