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I have a 1990 v.w carrado 1781cc 16v. I've bort a 2.9 VR6 engine and gear box,the wire loom to put into my carrado.I have been told that i also need the drive shaft,can anyone please tell if there is any think else that i need to be taking from the VR6 inorder to make the converstion compleat? Also my 16v has four studed wheel nuts where the VR6 has five. can you tell is it possibale to keep mine as a four? So that i can keep the rims that i have..Thank you for time and i look forward to your reply.

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Further parts needed.
Fuel pump
Motronic fuel injection ECU.
Intake ducting and airbox etc.
VR6 engine mods add more than 100 lbs up front. You'll need front end suspension off an A2 VR6 in which case you end up ditching your 4-bolt hubs anyway. Keeping suspension standard will have you feel like you're wallowing around in a rowboat. Easier to just get the whole Golf/Jetta 2 (A2) VR6 front suspension and bolt it on.
Original suspension can be kept but change the coil springs and shocks at least.
Engine mounts will have to be modified.
Hydraulic clutch.

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