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  1. I am currently in the process of fitting my G40 engine into my Mk2 Coupe S. I have got to the stage where I am about to fit the wiring loom and want some clarification on a couple of things. I have seen that it is possible to splice the G40 engine loom into the original Coupe S loom (something I would like to do as the original loom is in better condition to the main G40 loom) I saw this and want to know whether it really is as simple as it sounds ------ https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/mk1poloclub/mk1-g40-wiring-t1485.html Would the loom then be powered by the original Coupe S
  2. Hi guys, i have a polo 6n what I’m looking at updating the front end. I have a Full 6n2 front end ready to go on! Just seeing if there is much too it I know the wings are shorter but the bumper comes around more on the 6n2 just seeing if anyone has done it and if you have to move or mess around with the rads or the front smash bar! Cheers
  3. jordoan

    Jordan's MK2F breadvan

    Hi all been wanting to do one of these for a while but only just got the chance i bought my mk2f breadvan from stockport around september 2017 & it's been an on going daily project ever since. i painted it blue with graffiti paint lowered it on an ebay lowering kit & started doing shows in 2018. after blowing the first 1l engine up i did a quick engine change to another 1l for under £100 just to keep the car on the road. comes to november 2018 time & i wanted to start a winter build. started with painting the car, the car is now melon yellow - don
  4. I can remember being told by my insurers that in the case of an engine swap declaration, the new price is calulated according to the donor car. So my question is: if I were to swap say from a 1.3 3F GT to a 1.4 ABD, might the insurance decrease as the 1.4 Golf is presumably cheaper to insure than a GT (don't know if it is actually cheaper - just in theory)? Or, is there a 'tax' added for the extra perceived risk of an engine conversion? Has anybody ended up with cheaper insurance despite using a larger engine - say specifically a 3F to an ABD? Or did it increase?
  5. Yes the age old question of swapping a 1.8t into a polo but not any polo a mk2f polo. What im after is some advice about keeping the original clocks in the polo but running a 1.8t but I’m struggling to work out what I can do for a loom to get it all working correctly, ideally I need the obd port for possible remapping in the future and if the engines running rough. I’ve got both cars next to each other so it should make life easier but I doubt that 😂 It it will probably be easier if I bullet point my answers any advise is welcome Can I run 1.8T (AUM)
  6. Hi! I've been meaning to get around to fixing the carb on my old Mk2, and I'm playing with the idea of doing a weber conversion. I am at the stage of working out how feasible this is in terms of parts availability. I know that there used to be whole conversions available but, of course, now there aren't... right? Although it does look like there has been a new run of the carbs themselves being produced. I know that the names (DMTR/DMTL) just tell you what side the throttle is on. What do the numbers mean? Guessing venturi size, but what is appropriate for a 1.3 litre engine?
  7. Hi guys let me know if this is in the wrong section! Really hoping to change my polo 1.3 mk2f to a g40 engine; was looking to do a 1.8t but recently decided a g40 conversion would be more suitable. Just wondering how complex/possible it would be. Also any info on sourcing an engine. I presume it would fit quite nicely as the front end is oretty much exactly thr same... Mainly want to know if the g40 swap would require some kind of engine management and how i may go about doing it as i cant find much info online! Any info would be amazing thank you so much. Ben
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