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Serenity181
03-10-2012, 12:19 PM
I did use search before posting....

But just incase i got my flame suit on..


By visual the passat 1.8t and the A4 1.8t how similar are they?

Lornnn
03-10-2012, 12:47 PM
did you try googling images?

for starters the passat body is hideous

Dcass08
03-10-2012, 12:47 PM
Lol

Serenity181
03-10-2012, 01:00 PM
The Motor not the body guess I should be more specific 0_0

Lornnn
03-10-2012, 01:27 PM
to quote another thread:


Same engine, but one is transversely mounted (front of engine is facing the side of the car) and the other (A4) is longitudinally (front of engine is facing the front of the car) mounted. As far as I know the engines are not direct swaps. Also for some reason the VW 1.8T's get 180hp and we get 170 along with the Passats that use 1.8T's. They could have just tuned us to get that mere 10 more hp...oh well.

bmx_a4
03-10-2012, 01:36 PM
to quote another thread:

The engine placement in that quote isn't totally true. I don't know if it's all Passats or just some, but the ones I've worked on are all longitudinally mounted, just like the A4.

Picture for proof

http://www.stealthtdi.com/Passat-EngineShot.jpg

Serenity181
03-10-2012, 01:43 PM
^ thats what I had thought as well I though from waht I ahd seen they looked almost identical.. The Jetta on the other hand sits pullies left.

Scientist
03-10-2012, 01:46 PM
For starters, the A4 wheelbase is 34" than the Passat. Think interior space. If you want to ask about the new ones, do you have a few days?

Lornnn
03-10-2012, 02:51 PM
yeah, caught that from a b6 post, oops

Seerlah
03-10-2012, 03:49 PM
We have the same engines which can most def be swapped (AEB and AWM).

Scientist
03-10-2012, 04:02 PM
For starters, the A4 wheelbase is 34" than the Passat. Think interior space. If you want to ask about the new ones, do you have a few days?

Oops, I meant to say SHORTER than the Passat.

EUR Mechaniker
03-10-2012, 08:18 PM
Both passat and A4 are longitudinal and share the same engine codes. they are both B5 chassis o ne with a couple inches of wheelbase extra and a different floorpan.

most of the engine and chassis parts are swappable and if your A4 is FWD nearly all the rear suspension is swappable as well. I have a b5 A4Q (my second) and a B5 Passat... working on them is nearly the same ... have done many engine swaps for customers between the two and never once had an issue...