what is the best and cheapest engine to put in a older model vw jeta

David Torres

Asked by Nov 11, 2013 at 03:21 PM about the 1997 Volkswagen Jetta

Question type: Car Customization

3 Answers

a rear-end collision from pickNpull~


Yep a used engine would be it.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
Scott Sr.

Try to stick with the same engine type as it was born with...much less complicated.

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