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pulled the 1.8l 8v out of my 84 rabbit last night, it was actually pretty simple. next up we'll be sanding down my engine bay and give it a re-spray. big thanks to my good friend dallas (dallas16v) and my girlfriend (kobidge) for helping me out. i apologize for the dark pics, the lighting was very poor and the digicam didn't like that too much.
here is the old motor

getting the hoist ready

hoist attatched, getting ready to unbolt motor mounts


stupid relay shifter, it didn't want the motor to go.

up and over it goes


thar she sits.


here are some teaser pics...
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Modified by VWGTIRCR at 10:30 AM 1-14-2004
 

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Re: swap progress pics (itchyG60)

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looks great. 2L 16v turbo on digi I eh?? thats exactly what i wanted to do to the rabbit... now its going in a scirocco instead. keep us posted!! http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif

I definately will! We might be able to get the engine bay painted today, I was wanting to get the engine in tonight, but I dont know if that will happen. Oh well, at least Im closer now, than I ever was to the swap.
 

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Re: swap progress pics (VWGTIRCR)

here are the latest pics
cleaned up the pistons and cylinders on the 16v

the 16v, waiting for its turn on the hoist

4k tranny getting a bath

painted the engine bay, not a professional job, but definetely looks better than before. with the help from lots of sandpaper and some rust treatment, the area near the battery tray cleaned up nicely.


bling!
 
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