2L golf motor in microbus

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2L golf motor in microbus

Post by freddiebooysen » Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:21 am

Also old post but as buggyfan said. Gilo engineering.








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Re: 2L golf motor in microbus

Post by LazyLarry » Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:53 am

Hi All - been checking out this site for months and have eventually decided to pull my finger out of my backside and get my bus running. Its an old Autovilla (little tatty, but usable). I bought a 2L imported motor some 3 years ago, the Gilo adaptor and flywheel, radiator, fan etc. Ive also removed the FI and fitted a carb for ease should I pick up trouble along the road. Pse note that I am not a mechanic so there might be some weird queries on my side but pse bear with me.

Few initial queries:
1. If I recall, I need to shorten the gearbox shaft before fitting the motor
2. Piping beneath combi - i recall that 38mm x 2mm thick should be used?
3. Do I run boil bottles at both the rear and front?

Im busy doing some homework on this conversion, but would appreciate any advice that you knowledgeable folks would have (Im based in Bloem - anyone from Bloem who has perhaps done this before )? Thanks in advance

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Re: 2L golf motor in microbus

Post by Bugger » Thu Aug 31, 2017 6:43 am

Nick I got taller 4 th gear set for your box

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Re: 2L golf motor in microbus

Post by blommick » Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:12 pm

Bugger wrote:
Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:47 pm
Jaco Tbo wrote:Hi guys
Tanx for the replys
I've decided to go with the 2L golf motor got mine last week.
By now its installed, an it started up yesterday. Taking it for exh on monday.
The conversion is not to hard, only issue was to find a differant water pump pully, that can work witout the ac an pwr steering pump.
Will upload pics as soon as I can manage to get them smaller, to large to upload.
Anyone know of a 2L 16v in a kombi?

Yes Buzy with one atm in a Delux Baywindow and going to use Dictator management
my microbus has 2.1 gearbox and 1.8 golf engine,which starter must i use to fit.i bought the car as it is

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Re: 2L golf motor in microbus

Post by blommick » Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:18 pm

Golfmad wrote:
Mon Jun 04, 2012 8:59 am
I have a 2E in the back of my Baywindow, and its EFI by Dictator, and the power is good, actually scary, since the handling of the old bus is not modern by any standard.

I've heard of a couple people that uses the 2.0 engines in their Synchro busses, its aparently much better that the 2.1i it came out with. And the enines are rather freely available from these engine importers, cheap to buy and cheap to maintain, and if tuned correctly it will even be a lot better on petrol than a 2l AC engine.
looking for 2.1 mcrobus starter

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Re: 2L golf motor in microbus

Post by blommick » Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:20 pm

hello
i have 2.1 microbus with 1.8 golf engine and need a starter that can fit.i bought the car as it is.
please anyone can help.(0818216426)

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Re: 2L golf motor in microbus

Post by blommick » Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:20 pm

hello
i have 2.1 microbus with 1.8 golf engine and need a starter that can fit.i bought the car as it is.
please anyone can help.(0818216426)

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Re: 2L golf motor in microbus

Post by blommick » Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:20 pm

hello
i have 2.1 microbus with 1.8 golf engine and need a starter that can fit.i bought the car as it is.
please anyone can help.(0818216426)

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Re: 2L golf motor in microbus

Post by Bugger » Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:27 pm

I can help With a Starter 0826008663 Pierre
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