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  1. Golf V & Jetta V
    Hi, first time poster, I have a mk5 jetta (2.5l I5) and I wanted to do my first engine swap on it. I was wondering if the 2.5L I5 TFSI would fit in it since I like the idea of sticking with the I5 style of engine. If that wouldn't work I'd love to here some engine suggestions, money is no object...
  2. Passat (B5)
    I have a question and can't get a straight answer from anyone only can't find it in the forums I have a 2002 1.8t passat (longitudinal) I am looking at a replacement motor from a 2001 jetta 1.8t (traverse) my question is will the swap work I should have all the parts from the passat motor for...
  3. Golf III & Jetta III
    Hi everyone, Coming here to see if I can get some advice/open my scope of solutions that I have to keep my mk3 cabriolet in London. From the 26th of October the ULEZ (low contamination area) zone expands and unfortunately my area gets within. So after almost a year working on this car and some...
  4. Passat (B5)
    Now here is the situation, I drive a 2004 audi allroad 2.7t and need to replace the turbos. I has thinking about a stage 3 build since I just parked it, but i put together a list that was just stupid expensive and almost impossible to source in Canada. I thought about doing a diesel swap...
  5. 16v Engine Forum
    Hello I’m new to this group and I’m struggling a little bit but I thought I’ll ask the question anyway and I’m not sure if it’s already been asked sorry I’m advance, I’m recently building a MK2F polo and I wanted to go down the 1.8t swap with full Quattro (yes I know what you’re thinking lol)...
  6. Golf IV & Jetta IV
    So last week I purchased an 2002 Jetta gls auto. I was looking to do some mods from ACS and hopefully a tune. Kid I bought it from said it had a KO4 turbo swapped onto it and a 3in catless down pipe,intake manifold, cheap Amazon DV and air intake all good there. Beat me to some upgrades COOL...
  7. CC
    I know nothing about cars. Short story my timing belt failed and it'll be cheaper to get a new engine. Searching online im finding the 3.6l tsi is cheaper than the 2.0. Some as low as $1400. So would I be able to put the 3.6l in even tho my car originally had a 2.0? Thanks in advance.
  8. Golf IV & Jetta IV
    So I have a 01 2.0 Jetta,the headgasket just blew so I was trying to sell it online listed as a perfect 1.8t for TDI swap,the car is definitely worth putting a new engine in or at least fixing the one that's in it. A gentleman contacted me saying he could sell me the following; -2.0 -speedo...
  9. Golf I & Jetta I
    Hi. My name is Jesse and I am wondering if anyone had done a swap in thinking about trying but would like to know where to even start. I have a 82 rabbit 4dr, 4speed, gas. It needs a new clutch, not in the best of shape but not the worst, and the engine has seen better days. On the other hand...
  10. Golf V & Jetta V
    So I own a 2.0t GTI... Pistons and valves smooched now im in the market for something... different. I’ve been thinking about cool engines for this project like a VR6, LS4, but i’m pretty much set on the 07k. Realistically what I’m looking to come out of this project is 300+ horsepower, maybe...
  11. The Volkswagen Lounge
    Hi I have a 2002 jetta 2.0 Engine, headgasket was blown. I want to know if I can swap Engine From a 1999 jetta, mine is manual and the other auto.
  12. Golf I & Jetta I
    I know that this is the golf forum but because the engine is very similar and I figured this thread gets more attention, I had an oil seal blow out and long story short, I need a rebuild or a swap because I have rod knock. My car has a JH engine and I know a guy with an RD engine. Does anyone...
  13. Golf IV & Jetta IV
    If I swapped the audi 07k into my rabbit, would I be able to use the OEM ecu, wiring harness, and trans? I wouldn't see why not, it seems like a plug and play swap but I wanted to confirm that before I sink a boat load of money into a swap.
  14. Golf II & Jetta II
    Hi guys I’m new here I currently have a Eclass Mercedes with a V6 3.2ltr engine and wanted to swap it into the gti mk2 I’m getting on the weekend. Just wanted to know if anyone’s already down this or done something similar and if it would work or not? Many thanks
  15. Golf IV & Jetta IV
    Planning on doing a complete engine swap from AHF to ALH. Original engine had a runaway. Repairing it proved more costly than a complete engine swap. Any tips and tricks or things to look out for? Thanks Hillmi
  16. Blog
    Be it in the traditional side of the enthusiast scene or the air-ride equipped 'stance' side of the scene, a pervading trend in modified cars are clean vintage cars with an OE+ look. Take for instance this '73 100 LS 2-door featured on German vintage car website Youngtimer Scene. The rarity of a...
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