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Today, 03:11 PM
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Posted By vt951

Jeff, sorry I haven't gotten back to you about...

Jeff, sorry I haven't gotten back to you about this yet. I had to skip a couple "garage nights", but I think I'll be at my buddy's shop this Wednesday. So, I'll try to get you some answers about...
Today, 02:26 PM
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Posted By vt951

Nice! I just got my website updated with info...

Nice! I just got my website updated with info about all of the swap parts. I will be putting installation instructions there in the coming days/weeks.
02-16-2019, 10:37 AM
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Posted By vt951

www.car-part.com...

www.car-part.com (https://rennlist.com/forums/www.car-part.com) is a good way to search salvage yards for these engines, btw... that's how I found mine.
02-16-2019, 09:53 AM
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Posted By vt951

$330 for the complete 25k mile engine. I picked...

$330 for the complete 25k mile engine. I picked it up yesterday. It looks good, but who knows... it’s from a salvage yard, and the car is gone already.

The last one I bought was a local CL find. I...
02-13-2019, 01:27 PM
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Posted By vt951

Thanks man. I'm going to pick it up...

Thanks man. I'm going to pick it up...
02-13-2019, 12:17 PM
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Posted By vt951

Anyone have a way to look up mileage on this '08...

Anyone have a way to look up mileage on this '08 Jetta VIN 3vwrm71k98m077489. I'm looking at buying the 07K engine out of it from a salvage yard. They say the car had 25k miles... hoping its not...
02-12-2019, 12:02 PM
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Posted By vt951

Where are the pics of the 4.2 pan?

Where are the pics of the 4.2 pan?
02-11-2019, 03:37 PM
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Posted By vt951

The pics at the bottom of the page show a...

The pics at the bottom of the page show a machined oil pan flange made by Iroz Motorsport. Iroz is not interested in selling these pieces anymore (I inquired many times).

I'm pretty sure using...
02-11-2019, 12:47 PM
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Posted By vt951

Yeah, I don't think this is going to be a big...

Yeah, I don't think this is going to be a big deal. I just haven't devoted hardly any attention to it yet due to other priorities (bellhousing, intake manifold, oil pan, etc.).
02-07-2019, 11:19 AM
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Posted By vt951

Great... hope you like it. You are the one who...

Great... hope you like it. You are the one who kicked this whole thing off, after all.
02-06-2019, 11:56 AM
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Posted By vt951

Bellhousing drawings are finally released!...

Bellhousing drawings are finally released! Getting parts for one made asap to test fit.

While that's being made, I'll work on buttoning up the intake manifold design next, so I can get the tooling...
02-04-2019, 01:02 PM
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Posted By vt951

I just added another note to the installation...

I just added another note to the installation pointers:

8. You will notice some "unique" nuts on the bottom of engine mount isolators. These are custom made from high strength (grade 10.9)...
02-04-2019, 12:46 AM
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Posted By vt951

I think you nailed it! My measurements in CAD...

I think you nailed it! My measurements in CAD show that the bottom of the intake manifold is about 9 inches from the crank pulley (measured radially out from the tips of the ribs). I think that...
02-04-2019, 12:42 AM
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Posted By vt951

Oh sweet, I'm going to have to look into those....

Oh sweet, I'm going to have to look into those. Looks like part number 06A 905 115 D is from a B5 or B6 A4 1.8T (among others).
02-02-2019, 04:22 PM
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Posted By vt951

Aaron, the PN for the throttle body Iím using is...

Aaron, the PN for the throttle body Iím using is 021133064A. I believe itís from a Ď96 to Ď98 VW Golf, Jetta, or Passat VR6.

I donít plan to sell the coils or TB since they are standard parts that...
02-01-2019, 06:35 PM
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Posted By vt951

Before you put too much time into making that...

Before you put too much time into making that bracket pretty, let me take a measurement in CAD... you might have to cut more off the top for the intake manifold to clear.
01-31-2019, 10:41 PM
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Posted By vt951

Installation Instructions...

... are not ready yet. If you’ve received your kit and are tempted to mount the engine right away, here are a few pointers:

1. I packed each item with the hardware that it needs. I suggest trying...
01-31-2019, 08:46 PM
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Posted By vt951

VR6 TB is gonna fit perfect! Thanks JWebber for...

VR6 TB is gonna fit perfect! Thanks JWebber for the tip.
01-31-2019, 07:29 PM
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Posted By vt951

Btw, I have a VR6 TB waiting for me at home......

Btw, I have a VR6 TB waiting for me at home... just arrived today. Should know tonight whether it will fit my manifold design.
01-31-2019, 07:17 PM
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Posted By vt951

Yes, it needs to compare the average driven wheel...

Yes, it needs to compare the average driven wheel speeds to the average non-driven wheel speeds. In a 944, the ECU could get the average rear wheel speeds from the transmission. Front wheels would...
01-31-2019, 09:08 AM
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Posted By vt951

Oh, I think I see what you were saying now about...

Oh, I think I see what you were saying now about the VR6 TB... use that as the potentiometer for pedal position? Sorry for correcting you.

Personally, I think Iím starting with cable throttle. I...
01-30-2019, 05:09 PM
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Posted By vt951

Alex is talking about measuring the throttle...

Alex is talking about measuring the throttle pedal position by attaching a potentiometer to the 944 throttle cable. The standalone ECU would have to read this signal and then command the motorized...
01-30-2019, 01:19 PM
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Posted By vt951

Good idea with the Audi throttle cable pot. That...

Good idea with the Audi throttle cable pot. That could be a good option down the road. I'm still going to incorporate throttle cable bracket mounting features onto the intake.

Do you see any...
01-30-2019, 01:02 PM
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Posted By vt951

Yeah, I've been asking him. Nothing yet.

Yeah, I've been asking him. Nothing yet.
01-30-2019, 11:37 AM
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Posted By vt951

Nice pictures. I don't know how I missed them...

Nice pictures. I don't know how I missed them when I replied yesterday. I'll check again if the stock piece fits on the back of the engine. I really don't think so, because the fittings are angled...
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