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Matt, Mechanical Engineer
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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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will the gearbox from a golf 1.9 diesel fit a 2.0 gti?

Customer Question

will the gearbox from a golf 1.9 diesel fit a 2.0 gti?

Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.

going to need a little bit more information here? What year is the donor car ( the 1.9 diesel)
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

It is from a 1999 car

Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.
Hello Ricky


the gearbox case is the same between both cars so it will bolt up just fine

however the clutch will need changing as the input shaft is different and also the gearing insider the gearbox is different, as the diesel engine produces more torque the final drive is higher