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Old September 28th 19, 01:43 PM posted to rec.autos.makers.vw.watercooled
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Default 16v conversion help!

On Tuesday, August 5, 2003 at 4:51:22 AM UTC+5:30, Michael McL wrote:
> All - Have now moved the engine from my 16v to the old 8v Golf GTi. Have
> moved loom
> and all seems at home and in place in its new home......
>
> But....16v will not start. Initially the pumps would not prime the system
> when the ignition was turned.I mangaed to get this to work today and it now
> primes but I don't seem to have a spark! The coil has an ignition controlled
> positive and has a negative too - have I missed something obvious?
>
> Has anyone done this conversion before (to a Mk1 or a Mk2 Golf ) and have
> any
> suggestions? It's so nearly there now and it's just not catching!
>
> Thanks all
>
> Michael


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