Converting gti to diesel

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Converting gti to diesel

Post by rutter123 » Tue Nov 10, 2015 12:43 pm

More aimed towatds reliability and fuel consumption as this is going to be my daily driver, i intend to convert to continually troublesome gti to diesel, i have a complete XUD7TE engine and box with 80k's on it and has been fettled to produce 15/20% more power than standard so not far off the gti figures anyway. Not being an electrical wizard my concern is can i utilise the original gti loom? Certain bits of the original loom will become redundant such as fuel pump relay and injector relays and ecu etc etc, is this a viable conversion or is it more complex than that?

Things to consider, rev counter,abs,glow plug timer, would also want to keep the oil pressure/temp gauges by fitting senders and such like. I have 99% of the bits to do this inc intercooler, header tank and all ancillaries, but no rad or pipes at mo.

Your thoughts.
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