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Old 17-03-2008, 19:57
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Default My MK2....only one in South Africa

howsit ppl

Managed to get my hands on a MK2 polo....seems like its the only 1 here in South Africa....

I was planning on changing the motor but cant seem to find 1 that will fit the engine bay besides the original 1.....was thinkin aba or abf...doesnt look like its gonna fit

Has any1 done any engine swops ??? Lemme know...I need help...

Pic below is edited in photoshop...i fitted the wheels and wanted to see what lowering the car would look like....but think i'll take the 17's off and fit a set of widened steelies or maybe a set of 15's...




had the car resprayed but think im gonna have it redone including flaring fenders....stay tuned for more...

Any other help would be greatly appreciated....
Info on brakes, engine, etc...

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Old 18-03-2008, 09:06
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there are subframes for sale to fit a big block vw-engine, but they're not cheap, and the heavy engine doesn't improve handling.
There was one for sale here though:
http://www.volksforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=36480
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Old 18-03-2008, 13:32
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This is a 1.6 16V from a Polo 6N1 in my Polo 86c.





All VAG smallblocks will fit in a 86c.


17" is waaay to big!
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Old 19-03-2008, 19:18
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please give me the engine code for these motors....We dont get them here in South Africa so ill have to import one of them....Is that a MK1 Golf brake booster....
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Old 19-03-2008, 22:30
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Cool stuff!

As for engines, only engines of the smaller VW engine family will fit without massive surgery. You can probably find one in a Polo newer than yours.
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Old 20-03-2008, 12:55
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please give me the engine code for these motors....We dont get them here in South Africa so ill have to import one of them....Is that a MK1 Golf brake booster....


This is a AJV engine from a Polo 6n1 GTI.

Nope, no Golf brake booster but the original a bit shortened.
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Old 20-03-2008, 19:50
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my car is rhd....my car doesnt have a brake booster....

if i change the engine ill have a big prob....all the power and no braked to stop....
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Old 21-03-2008, 10:35
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Well, just don't change the engine only. Also replace the booster and disks+calipers.
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Old 23-03-2008, 01:14
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Cool Classic and welcome to VF

Keep us all updated
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well hello there made

was wondering what engine mounts did you use

motor side also wants to build something in my car

you sometimes have photos of the installation

thanks in advance
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