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Info on diesel engine support bars..

Postby HarryMann » 01 Nov 2016, 22:08

Anyone know if later diesel bars will fit an early diesel (CS) that appears to have a quite different design than later bars ?

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Re: Info on diesel engine support bars..

Postby Aidan » 08 Apr 2017, 07:47

Nope
the engine is positioned differently on the early diesels pre 83 as they use the Aircooled 091 gearbox which is shorter and the vans have longer driveshafts as the box is further forward in the van
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Re: Info on diesel engine support bars..

Postby bmouthboyo » 26 Jun 2018, 12:53

Aiden could you possibly identify these engine bars:

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They are on my very early MK1 gti conversion and I am concerned that when I fit my new AGG engine and Wolfie exhaust system the exhaust my foul them as they are non standard.

The mount on the OS also seems very strange so no idea where to replace this if I need to.
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Re: Info on diesel engine support bars..

Postby jebiga41 » 30 Oct 2018, 14:23

Early ones Id say
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Re: Info on diesel engine support bars..

Postby R0B » 31 Oct 2018, 08:21

Aidan not Aiden
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Re: Info on diesel engine support bars..

Postby matt brighton » 31 Oct 2018, 08:57

I have a set of early CS engine bars for sale

PM me if you want them
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Re: Info on diesel engine support bars..

Postby mrhutch » 31 Oct 2018, 10:11

and I've got an early 4 speed diesel box for sale as well!
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