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tomstanforster

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PostSubject: mk3 2ltr 8v in a mk1 caddy   mk3 2ltr 8v in a mk1 caddy EmptyTue Nov 02 2010, 20:30

how easy is this install and i was gunna run a tdi gearbox
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PostSubject: Re: mk3 2ltr 8v in a mk1 caddy   mk3 2ltr 8v in a mk1 caddy EmptyTue Nov 02 2010, 21:28

Easy but wiring not mate


Easiest 2L 8v combo for mk1 would be

Bottom end from the donor you have, mk2 golf gti PB head and loom from same car if its before 89. Loom will then plug and play Thumbs up

Did this conversion to my first caddy some years ago

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and dont put a tdi box on cause its cable change and not worth the hassle unless running big power Smile
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the box is deff rod change mayb just a td
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dunno if this helps, but just fitted the same into my mk2 1.3 used the mk3 fusebox and the wiring was P$úS easy so i guess the mounts and tank may not be as straight forward but def do able
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