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Quick question fellas and gals. I'm new to 2.0 (A3) into A2's. I'm used to a vr. But anyways, does anyone know if its possible to have a 1.8L bottom with a 2.0L (A3) top with the A3 manifold?
I've got an alt bracket issue and need to replace, but the bracket is different from A3 alt brackets.
 

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I can't say that I've seen anyone do it that way. I have seen people use the 1.8 head and the 2.0 block along with the a3 alt.
why do you want to do it that way?

Yeh me either. It is physically possible though.
 

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Well, here's the thing. I bought an A2 with a 2.0L already in there (even though the wiring was like spaghetti). But anyway, a bolt snapped in the alt bracket and needs to be replaced.
I was gonna buy an A3 alt bracket from someone and sent him pics. But he told me that it was different and I needed an A2 1.8L bracket. But I've got an A3 manifold. ????????
I was at the junkyard today to pick one up from a jetta A2 w/ 1.8L stock motor. But that one was different also.
Here are some pics:
The motor:
http://s102.photobucket.com/al...7.jpg
http://s102.photobucket.com/al...4.jpg
The alt bracket:
http://s102.photobucket.com/al...0.jpg
http://s102.photobucket.com/al...8.jpg
http://s102.photobucket.com/al...5.jpg
It's a 2 belt system: 1 for timing, 1 that hooks up the alt + w/p + something else.
Please lend me a hand and let me know what type of alt bracket to look for. It's because of this that my car is not on the road....
My Car:
http://s102.photobucket.com/al...9.jpg
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that's ****in' rusty yo! and can those pictures get any smaller? my eyes don't hurt yet.
From what I could tell you have some sort of hybrid from a 2.0 aba and 1.8 from something. If you look on the block the size is usally stamped into it. You'll se a 2.0 or 1.8. I think it's on the backside of the block.
 
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