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    1. What down pipe does it have?

      What down pipe does it have?
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      1.6 td parts

      I pulled the motor from my 84 jetta. It was a runner until po overheated it. Head is toast but the rest of it seems ok. Would like to sell whole thing as a package. Located in arizona.
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      Got some time and ordered some maintenance stuff...

      Got some time and ordered some maintenance stuff for the aba. Figure timing belt and waterpump are easier to do while the engine is out. Hoping to pull that next week.

      Today I did a quick prep and...
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      Not sure one way or the other on the steering....

      Not sure one way or the other on the steering. Cant tell yet if the rack is leaking or if it's just the lines. If it's just the lines I'll just replace them and clean it up. If it's the rack I dont...
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      Today was day 1 of the aba swap. Got the engine...

      Today was day 1 of the aba swap.
      Got the engine out of the jetta. Pulled the head because I was curious what I'd find. Valve cover revealed that the oil deflector completely melted. There's the...
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      I started pulling the engine out this morning. ...

      I started pulling the engine out this morning. Just have axles, shift linkage, and motor mounts left to pull out/disconnect.
      Pulled valve cover to see what I could. Like I figured, the source of...
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      Leaning heavily to the aba swap idea since it's a...

      Leaning heavily to the aba swap idea since it's a big jump on power over the diesel, I can get motor and associated parts for the swap for free, and may be able to use some of my turbo stuff to turbo...
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      I verified the golf runs this morning. Anyone...

      I verified the golf runs this morning. Anyone have any thoughts one way or the other?
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      Sounds good. Thank you. Since I have access...

      Sounds good. Thank you.

      Since I have access to a 95 golf is it worth considering doing an ABA swap on this?
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      That would be very helpful. Unfortunately I dont...

      That would be very helpful. Unfortunately I dont know who he is.
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      So I decided it was worth it to me and it is now...

      So I decided it was worth it to me and it is now mine. It came with a new front motor mount already pressed in the bracket, a complete coolant hose kit, deck lid, new fuel filter, new belts, new in...
    12. Where are you located?

      Where are you located?
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      Looking for 1.6 diesel engines

      I'm looking to see if anyone has a 1.6 diesel, preferably turbo, engine laying around.
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      Doesnt have to be fast. I have a 2015 jetta 1.8t...

      Doesnt have to be fast. I have a 2015 jetta 1.8t with a manual for any kind of "speed" I want.
      My first car was an 84 jetta diesel coupe. It was the na motor. I paid for it, but my dad picked it...
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      Haven't had time to check it out despite it being...

      Haven't had time to check it out despite it being in my tow yard. Been too busy with work and now I'm on vacation for the next few days. Contacted the owner and hes going to meet with me next...
    16. What exactly did you have to do to get the mk2...

      What exactly did you have to do to get the mk2 rear covers to fit on the mk1 frames?
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      Also, how would I check the turbo? All the...

      Also, how would I check the turbo? All the diesels I've had to deal with in these and mk2 cars were the 1.6 na motors.
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      How hard is it to swap a tdi in it? I have a line...

      How hard is it to swap a tdi in it? I have a line on a mk3 jetta tdi I may be able to get a hold of if i need a full motor.
      I have a 95 golf with a 2.slow i could swap in but i really want to keep...
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      I popped open the oil filler cap and the oil...

      I popped open the oil filler cap and the oil smells burnt. Guessing that means the engine is a boat anchor now?
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      Everything underneath is solid.

      Everything underneath is solid.
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