[Vwdiesel] Help me out, folks... 1.5D into '88 Fox

Kurt Nolte syncronized_turbo at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Apr 9 07:23:05 PDT 2008

I have the engine, I have the Fox, I have alternators and waterpumps and 
compressors that I need to make work.

I live in the Southeast, so Summer is fast approaching, where 
temperatures will soar up into the upper nineties and lower hundreds on 
a regular basis, with the humidity to match. AC is almost a necessity; I 
can get by without it, but it will certainly make me surly and a nasty 
SOB to deal with at work (I drive a bus).

With the Fox being longitudinal (ala Quantum and Dasher) I need to find 
an appropriate mounting solution for both the AC compressor and the 
alternator. The Quantum AC bracket is a York instead of a Sankyo rotary 
type unit like the Fox, so that won't work... I have the Dasher 
brackets, but it looks like the front mount is integral with the bracket 
and I'm wondering if that would put it in the wrong place for the Fox. 
Cut it off and use the Fox mount?

I appeal to the greater knowledge of this forum for help my time of 


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