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    head / engine code

    Ive just been offered a 97 a3 1.8 which needs a new head,i need to know if the head off other models will fit (ie vw/a4) and if the are interchangable between engine codes and where is the engine code located ??
    A4 Avant 1.8T Sport (183 bhp).

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    AGN is what ur looking for mate. You can pick up a rebuilt one for around 200-300
    2006 - A4 - 1997 1.8T 20VS, Full Black Recaro Leathers, Concert, Climate Control, Facelifted, Remus, Front armrest! - Sold
    2007 - A3 20vs -bridge gap motor....
    2008 - Think its time for the Civic Type R.
    2009 - Screw a Type R. Got a VR6 instead (missed even now)
    2011 - Focus St170. < what was i thinking...
    2012 - Lateee 8L S3 with EVERY extra....Broken...other asn members enjoying my parts!
    NOW! - B5 S4 Avant - 2.7 Twin Turbo POWWEERR! WWOOOOOSSSHHH!

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    Been to have another look and the engine code is ADR .
    A4 Avant 1.8T Sport (183 bhp).

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    Oh...im pretty sure mine was the AGN and mine is a late '97 A3 1.8 N/A
    2006 - A4 - 1997 1.8T 20VS, Full Black Recaro Leathers, Concert, Climate Control, Facelifted, Remus, Front armrest! - Sold
    2007 - A3 20vs -bridge gap motor....
    2008 - Think its time for the Civic Type R.
    2009 - Screw a Type R. Got a VR6 instead (missed even now)
    2011 - Focus St170. < what was i thinking...
    2012 - Lateee 8L S3 with EVERY extra....Broken...other asn members enjoying my parts!
    NOW! - B5 S4 Avant - 2.7 Twin Turbo POWWEERR! WWOOOOOSSSHHH!

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    This ones a feb 97 if that makes a difference ??
    A4 Avant 1.8T Sport (183 bhp).

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    ADR is for the A4 1.8

    Check out http://www.sun-diagnostics.com/intl/...full_audi.html for a full kist of codes.

    Where the codes are located are on a small plate just in front of the head IIRC have a look in the manual for your car and it should say the 3 places.
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    So it looks like it might not be the original engine then ??
    A4 Avant 1.8T Sport (183 bhp).

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    Who knows, AGN is what you should be looking for though!
    2006 - A4 - 1997 1.8T 20VS, Full Black Recaro Leathers, Concert, Climate Control, Facelifted, Remus, Front armrest! - Sold
    2007 - A3 20vs -bridge gap motor....
    2008 - Think its time for the Civic Type R.
    2009 - Screw a Type R. Got a VR6 instead (missed even now)
    2011 - Focus St170. < what was i thinking...
    2012 - Lateee 8L S3 with EVERY extra....Broken...other asn members enjoying my parts!
    NOW! - B5 S4 Avant - 2.7 Twin Turbo POWWEERR! WWOOOOOSSSHHH!

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    Ive had another look and it has AGN stamped on the bottom end !!
    A4 Avant 1.8T Sport (183 bhp).

 

 

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