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Offline arinb12

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Gti Engine size?
« on: 13 April 2015, 12:51 »
Hi guys, bought a gti golf mk1 and was wondering how i determine if its an 8v or a 16v?

Thanks

Offline dubber36

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Re: Gti Engine size?
« Reply #1 on: 13 April 2015, 16:22 »
There was never a factory Mk1 GTI 16V.

In case it has had a 16V conversion, the engines look quite different.

http://www.golfgtiforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=273530.msg2502381#new

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Offline gazareth

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Re: Gti Engine size?
« Reply #2 on: 13 April 2015, 21:33 »
if its an 8v the distributor is on front of engine. if its 16v it sticks out of gearbox end of cylinder head.