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Engine change

bigdave242 Jun 23, 2014

  1. bigdave242

    bigdave242 New Member

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    Looking for a new engine for my a4 qts does the engine that I use have to be one that came out of an audi with the transverse engine or are mounts just the same
     
  2. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    Transverse blocks are different

    You need a motor from a longitudinal car, IE A4, A6 or Passat.
     
  3. bigdave242

    bigdave242 New Member

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    Ok cheers mate had seen one in an a3 but obviously it's not goin to fit then lol trying to find an engine up here is murder
     
  4. Where are you bigdave? There have been a few Audi's and Passats appearing in Perth scrap yard. They might hold one for you before they drain the fluids
     
  5. bigdave242

    bigdave242 New Member

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    I'm in Ayrshire mate bit of a treck but closer than anything else I've seen been on the phone to Scrappies between here and Glasgow most the afternoon and can't find one :-( I'll look them up and give them a phone in the morning cheers mate
     
  6. jbh

    jbh TDi lover

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    there was a boy in fort william breaking a 1.8t
    07930217783 not sure what he will have left but worth a bash
     
  7. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    They usually appear on ebay fairly regularly and the yards will usually pallet ship it for you.

    The scrappys round here (fife) all have quite a few 1.8T's in passats and A4's, they're pretty common engines!
     
  8. dubster67

    dubster67 Member

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    I'm in Ayrshire, my TQS has an AJL engine in it, you can have the rest of the car to.

    Seriously though, I am thinking of selling it, might break it if that doesn't happen.
     
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  9. bigdave242

    bigdave242 New Member

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    I've pmd you dubster
     
  10. Broonie

    Broonie Active Member

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    I have an ajl engine sitting, no turbo though everything else is there, want what I paid for it

    £100 located in montrose, dd10 9se
     
  11. bigdave242

    bigdave242 New Member

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    Your about a 3hour drive from here mate but if I've not found anythin else for Saturday I'll message you and pick it up Sunday if that's ok with you broonie
     
  12. Broonie

    Broonie Active Member

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    Yeah that should be fine, will do it for £80 since your as far away :)
     
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