So my 87 GTI 16V has been sitting with a 2L old skool Momentum turbo kit that I never finished. Seeing you guys doing these swaps got me thinking about $/hp and plumbing and tweaking vs 300hp mostly stock, mostly bolts in solutions. Shazam I scored a 55k mile CC 4motion complete car as my donor platform. My contribution to Black Friday on Coparts live auction platform.
Thus far I am sitting on
1 low mile 02A CCM
1 .75 TDI 5th gear
1 MK4 shifter, cables, shift tower setup, destined for the Polo shifter solution, etc
A good clutch
Complete Fabless Manufacturing MK2 VR solution which moves engine more to the center. Includes axles. Its all deluxe, real nice.
The mounts are currently in a little shop Oregon where a perfect Mk2 3.6 downpipe is being created.
Car is still under 100K miles, Bilstein + H&R, G-60 brakes
Plans are something like
Keep the car and Engine on their individual fuse boxes and wiring
Close up the power rack and go manual, or I do have an actual MK2 manual rack.
Passat B4 TDI pedals for hydraulic clutch, perhaps the throttle pedal as well.
Keep MK2 260 speedo and tach
go with the Cayenne intake to get on the other side.
What about o2 sensors?
There is no Bentley Manual for a B7 Passat. I downloaded a wiring scheme. Where, in the enlightened world, can I get Bentley level documentation?
Will the oil pan be low?
Any suggestions welcome.