[Vwdiesel] Sipster (Top Gear) old vdub - new TDI engine
rgreeley2 at hotmail.com
Fri Jun 5 08:21:17 PDT 2009
Hi James, I am putting together a diesel cabrio swap as we speak. the first one just as a exploratory effort.
I think it will go well and anticipate trying a tdi swap into a pre 98 cabrio. any thoughts on where i can find
electrical/computer configs for such a swap.
> Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2009 01:16:37 -0600
> From: jhsg at sasktel.net
> To: brian at gochnauer.net; vwdiesel at vwfans.com
> Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] Sipster (Top Gear) old vdub - new TDI engine
> Cool. I know the guy that did the conversion- CWS tuning in Regina Sk.
> Funny, he never was big on diesels in the past, in fact, I have bought at
> least five diesel parts motors from him in the past that he "couldn't be
> bothered with"... the shop was definitely anti-diesel to an extent- they
> were converting the diesels to gassers.
> Might explain some of the trouble the top gear guys had...
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: vwdiesel-bounces at vwfans.com [mailto:vwdiesel-bounces at vwfans.com]
> > On Behalf Of brian gochnauer
> > Sent: Thursday, June 04, 2009 11:12 AM
> > To: vwdiesel at vwfans.com
> > Subject: [Vwdiesel] Sipster (Top Gear) old vdub - new TDI engine
> > The Top Gear guys finished building there 'Sipster'.
> > With a goal of 70+mpg and 0-60 under 7 seconds.
> > http://www.topgear.com/us/features/more/project-sipster-sipster-indeed/
> > I already have a '90 Jetta (just refurbed, except the engine) and an
> > ALH
> > engine on the floor, ...mmm, maybe ;)
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