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Engine swap from a VW Passat?

Discussion in 'Jeep CJ' started by Jeep Newby, May 30, 2017.

  1. May 30, 2017 at 7:31 PM
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    Jeep Newby

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    Any thoughts on 1.8t swap from a VW Passat?
     
  2. May 30, 2017 at 9:09 PM
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    OFFGRID

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    Better off to go with a Mecedes 300sd engine. Already has companies making adapters and engine mounts for the swap, but in answer to your question I think it would be a hard swap. Can you source the parts to make the swap?
     
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  3. May 31, 2017 at 3:34 PM
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    Tuffy>AEV>TTO>JW>STech>EVOcage>MagnaFlow>SpiderTrax>RockHard>TF>SpringTail>67design>Bolt>GPCA>Curt>
    Unless its free it seems to be more work than what 184 LB-FT torque can do for you.

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