can I put a TDI diesel engine in a 2006 Jetta that was previously a gasoline engine

Asked by Aug 29, 2014 at 11:38 PM about the 2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5L

Question type: Car Customization

I am purchasing a salvaged 2006 VW Jetta that has blown engine. I am curious to know if I can replace the blown gasoline engine with a VW TDI diesel engine

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Frankly your better off to replace the gas engine witha gas engine, sell it and buy a diesel powered V.W. Its cheaper, less time consuming and more reliable than trying to switch them around.

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agreed, it can be done but it's better not to do it.

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