I'm even wondering how hard it is to swap in a manual trans? The pcm programming will not be an issue. Wrap the unused connectors in Gaffers tape or other harness tape. Mount the sensors on the clutch pedal as stated in the wiring on the previous page, the cruise goes on the bottom, the cancel goes on the top bracket Put the hard hydraulic line on the clutch pedal under the hood Put the soft clutch line on the clutch pedal under the hood Cut the Brake fluid reservoir nipple where the soft clutch line connects Quickly put the soft clutch line on the reservoir. First key on means you don't start the car. This swap would be easiest if you could find a complete donor car.
You will now use the 16d nail that came with the dieselgeek. Currently, we are still parting out the Jetta to fund the swap, so pass the word along if you know of someone who needs some Jetta parts. . Install the Clutch Don't forget to align the clutch before and during tightening the pressure plate Install the transmission Don't forget to lube the input shaft Install the starter Install the dieselgeek Short Shifter, and adjust Install and Bleed the Slave Cylinder, verify clutch pedal has feel to it Dont forget the transmission mount below! Items are in tact and used as seen in the video. Doesn't sound like that will help from all the threads on the autos. Plug in the reverse light switch Install the Axles Install the axle heat sheild Install the Swaybar Install the airbox, battery tray, battery, etc Now on to the key on test! These pages will be up for a while longer until he completes the digital book on his webpage, then it will be taken down and will just have a forwarding page.
Items are in tact and used as seen in the video. Slide pipe clamp to the rear of the car sometimes this requires a hammer Remove the downpipe from the car Remove the Front Heat Sheild from the bottom of the car to expose the Shifter assembly. Once we get a little more of the car parted, we should be starting on the fun part of the swap. This is a standard butt connection that connects the reverse switch to the reverse lights. Remove the Shift linkage: Remove three bolts holding the downpipe to the turbo Remove two 13mm bolts holding it to a cross member Loosen two 17mm nuts holding a pipe clamp in place. My reverse gear is failing and I am looking to do the manual swap if it costs me around 3K. We wanted to verify that was correct.
Fits 1999-2005 Jetta, Golf, Beetle, tall gearing for 2. See video for info and parts details. I wanted to do a stick, but the Fiero is an automatic and I figured it was easier to just keep it to that. I haven't done it but have read some posts about it. It is easy to defeat the immobilizer.
This is how the kit comes and is sold. This was super easy on the B5 passat tdi. Hello,so id did the swap on golf 2001 1. So you thought the previous was easy. Want something added to the sidebar? Now for the key on test.
You can't just mark the pulley and hope for the best. The donor car was purchased from a salvage auction with a run and drive guarantee. This Passat Tdi came from Canada for me to convert to manual trans. I dont have glow plugs to worry about but still wouldn't do it. The build is going to start slow while I catch up on the other work. This is for the 2.
Now time to stab that shifter, put the heatsheild back in place, and put the exhaust back! Basically, you're getting a car and a one-off swap. Cars of similar chassis years will likely have transmissions that will mate up, as long as they're transverse. We start with the timing belt, all the rollers, tensioner, update the plastic impellar water pump to a metal one, and change the outside drive belt. That means a tranny from several models will work, straight bolt up, even same clutch besides load rating. This will allow the stock drive belt size to be used.
This is good because these cars use Volkswagen G12 coolant, which is expensive. The car actually ran very good despite the passenger side being crushed. Good luck to ya and keep us updated! I want to keep it familiar to anyone who knows these engines. Just when you thought we were done removing stuff. I plan on using a custom stainless steel downpipe mated to the stock Fiero exhaust system. I'm looking forward to helping out with whatever I can probably the wiring and signing the pcm.