[Vwdiesel] 1.5 displacement increase?

Rudy petersenrudy at hotmail.com
Wed Aug 27 21:08:11 PDT 2008

I'm pretty sure the 1.5 had a different dimension from center of Piston Pin
to top of Piston.


-----Original Message-----
From: vwdiesel-bounces at vwfans.com [mailto:vwdiesel-bounces at vwfans.com] On
Behalf Of Roger Brown
Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2008 7:22 PM
To: adamo robison
Cc: vwdiesel at vwfans.com
Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] 1.5 displacement increase?

adamo robison wrote:
> is it possible to rebuild my  1980 1.5 to a 1.6 or 1.9? are the 1.5 blocks
different? maube just using 1.6 pistons wth boring?

Mainly a stroke difference in the 1.5->1.6->1.9 (1.9 also has a larger
I know the 1.9 block is ~3/8" taller than the 1.6 block.  Not sure if the
1.5 and 1.6 blocks are similar or not.


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