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Hello, I'm Jason. I will do my best to answer your question quickly and accurately using the information you have provided.
I can assure you right now that this would be a massive undertaking. The transmission may physically bolt up, but the flywheel and clutch assemblies are different. However, that would be the least of your problems trying to fit one of the later FSI/TSI engines into a MkI
My strongest suggestion, if you're looking for more power is to perform a few modifications, which I can list for you if you'd like
hopefully you can make it into live chat so we can discuss this a bit further
And believe me, I can go into exhaustive detail if you'd like. I went to Audi school on these cars in May of '99 and own an '01 225 coupe myself
waiting to see if you're able to respond, and if you were able to read what I already wrote
meaning that the bellhousing pattern is the same, but nothing else, including the placement of shift cables, sensors....axles are different
Ah, understood. Did you have timing belt failure, or worse?
actually, what I'd recommend in this case is to have the cylinder head removed, valves replaced, and machine work done....
oh...gotcha. That's a bit high
ok, so with that said, I'd likely recommend going with a good used engine with warranty. There are a couple of excellent Audi salvage yards that I use quite often...
are you doing your own work, or having a shop do it?
the 225 is a bit tougher due to the extra plumbing. The swap labor is really dependent on how complete the replacement engine is
I know that shokan for instance, ships them mostly as a long block, not including manifolds
so, with one of those engines, figure about 25 hours of labor, plus most Audi salvage yards to specify that the complete timing belt setup be changed for new
including water pump, tensioner, hydraulic damper and so on
for labor? 25 hours multiplied by your shop's rate. I don't know what that is, so quote times instead
it's likely 85-100/hr, if it's a specialty shop
but to give you an idea of the complexity of a 2.0 swap, easily double that labor, at least
well....when was the last clutch job you had done? At what mileage?
good time to do it now, if it's been a while
wow....short list? Replace flywheel and clutch setup for the 2.0. Replace shift cables, engine control module, mounts, adapt instrument cluster, if possible, other electronic adaptations...
even the AC setup is different
it's daunting. I wouldn't do it, and I know these cars intimately well
Considering the value of the car, the cost of anything other than another 1.8T really isn't worth it, being totally honest
PSS9 coils...nice stuff
yep, for sure
very glad to help, and I think that's all I've got for you for now
glad to do it and take care