Golf 1.6d to 1Y

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Golf 1.6d to 1Y

Postby davidah » 10 Aug 2011, 15:59

Hi

I currently have a 1.6d from a mk2 Golf in my van. It has lost compression and needs to be replaced. I want to replace it with a 1Y.

Has anyone any experience of a conversion like this? Do you know of any difficulties?

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Re: Golf 1.6d to 1Y

Postby weldore » 10 Aug 2011, 19:44

its a good choice of engine...ask away if you need any help :ok
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Re: Golf 1.6d to 1Y

Postby dbz864 » 10 Aug 2011, 22:54

hi,Im about to do a similar swap,so il watch this thread for help!
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Re: Golf 1.6d to 1Y

Postby weldore » 11 Aug 2011, 20:14

read through this
viewtopic.php?f=12&t=73863

it will give you a good idea how easy it is and how it can become a bit of a pig too
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Re: Golf 1.6d to 1Y

Postby heatonwhite » 12 Aug 2011, 15:00

just done this conversion, what a nitemare, i really need help. in lancs if anyone got spare time :( :( :(
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Re: Golf 1.6d to 1Y

Postby weldore » 12 Aug 2011, 15:55

what went wrong ?
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Re: Golf 1.6d to 1Y

Postby Plasticman » 12 Aug 2011, 16:54

Ditto
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Re: Golf 1.6d to 1Y

Postby heatonwhite » 12 Aug 2011, 17:38

gearbox oil leak, thought ok just change seal, but when stripped it found the shaft had worn the bellhousing. so now need to get that sorted.
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Re: Golf 1.6d to 1Y

Postby weldore » 12 Aug 2011, 17:44

was this after you fitted the 1y?...and you did fit the spigot bearing..didnt you ???
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Re: Golf 1.6d to 1Y

Postby heatonwhite » 12 Aug 2011, 17:56

didnt fit the spigot bearing after the engine change, stupid i know but there ya go , spoke to aiden today popping it round to is 2mos to have a look
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Re: Golf 1.6d to 1Y

Postby weldore » 12 Aug 2011, 17:59

damn..real sorry to hear that mate..hope you get it sorted :ok
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Re: Golf 1.6d to 1Y

Postby heatonwhite » 12 Aug 2011, 18:02

ta bud, hope so, will let ya know
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Re: Golf 1.6d to 1Y

Postby weldore » 12 Aug 2011, 18:12

can you do us a big favor....take some pics of the damage so we can wiki it and others dont make the same mistake...

if you can :ok
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Re: Golf 1.6d to 1Y

Postby dbz864 » 12 Aug 2011, 22:06

hi,Just read that link to a prev thread,ive not started my conv yet from a jx 1.6td to a 1y.Im still a little confused,the spigot bearing do i just renew it,with the same one?Do i need to swap the water pump?Will the dipstick become clear when i "get started"thanks
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Re: Golf 1.6d to 1Y

Postby weldore » 12 Aug 2011, 22:29

if you have the jx then ..if it were me...id be looking at installing an aaz
have a look here http://www.brick-yard.co.uk/VehicleSpec ... ds/aaz.htm

the spigot bearing goes in the end of the crank of the new engine
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