Ok I'm buying a 2001 jetta 2.0, the engine is bad so I wanna swap a 1.8t.. will that bolt up to the 2.0 transmission?

Asked by Feb 03, 2014 at 03:19 AM about the 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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on an 01 you may get more than you bargain for even if it bolts up witch I doubt, that can be found out with the parts interchange data owned by part recyclers, it's the engine control system that will give you grief

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So stay away

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I would, unless it was a do or die gotta have it type thing you would put much work in and enjoy every minute of it

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Keep looking for a 1.8T. Although the transmissions are the same (both 02J's) the cost to swap would not be worth it. If you do decide to go down that route, throw a VR6 clutch in there as they can handle more power (around 250 at the crank).

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