can a 2003 1.9td engine be swapped into an 1988 or mk3 jetta or golf

Asked by Oct 18, 2012 at 03:06 AM about the Volkswagen Jetta

Question type: Car Customization

i want to put a 1.9l turbodiesel engine in either a 88 jetta or an mk3 golf. im wondering if it possible to do without
excessively modifying anything, and what all extra i would need to complete the task such as a new compatible
ecu and anything like that.

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Oh, hell yeah! Start with getting on a forum and digging for information. Here's where I would start: http://forums.tdiclub.com/forumdisplay.php?f=63

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