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    1. 04-10-2018 06:07 PM #1
      The car already has a obd2 AAA 12V swap so the 3.6L will reuse axles/Wavetrac equipped 5 speed trans/motor mounts/subframe/crossmember + more

      see my full thread on MK2 forums here https://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...#post110617209

      BIG THANKS to Frank aka G60ing for his 'how-to' thread .. its a huge help! link: https://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...ions-amp-Links










      ok I have a new purpose at the yards, 1st step 24V MK4 accessory bracket and belt drive parts

      found one!


      much needed junk


      a little 12v to 24v comparison



      the local dismantler of the 3.6L VR6 gave me ECU and engine harness with the motor but no accelerator pedal and chassis harness etc, so the hunt is on

      fsi pedal


      other bits such as in tank fuel pump (same on 2L and 3.6L) & the fuel control module ...which is different between motors but they didn't even charge me for it hahaha



      playing around with Ladenhueter List (shelf warmer parts) almost got a custom 3.6L downpipe (needs a merge collector etc..)



      when it rains in socal we just can't deal



      my first 3.6L junkyard find, need a MAF and 3.6 fuel control module, wiring, dipstick etc..



      bingo! the warehouse is turning into a junkyard



      got some OEM goodies from Autotech

      MK5 GTI fuel filter, shop here: http://autotech.com/mk5-20t-fuel-filter.html

      24V MK4 no a/c belt, shop here: http://autotech.com/24v-vr6-2-8l-no-ac-belt.html

      (edit: 5 wire sensors are needed for downpipe) Bosch 4 wire 02 sensors for after cats, shop here http://autotech.com/universal-bosch-...en-sensor.html



      more junking

      gathering the last bits of my wire harness before it goes to Matt @ Eurokraft https://www.facebook.com/eurokraftperformance/

      beetle obd port


      ce2 plugs f/g1/g2/z1 from a mk3



      also got this corrado 02a trans support to help handle the big power once its in



      found another passat 3.6L (this time 4-motion) about an hour away, luckily it was a 40% sale so I went a little overboard



      stripping it down



      got tons of hoses that the dismantlers cut and a bunch of spare goodies (hpfp, injectors, solenoids, sensors, etc)



      cutting my 24V MK4 acc bracket to clear fsi injector 1



      the 3.6L alternator took some 'massaging' to fit and not hit the injector, thanks Frank (G60ing) for the build thread to bypass alot of the trial & error



      everything bolted up with MK4 24v non a/c belt
      also the smaller 3.6L belt tensioner pulley was used on the MK4 24V tensioner body



      some little 304SS downpipe fab goodies arrived: merge collector, cat flange and 02 sensor bungs



      Here are some of the existing Autotech parts we are using to get going on the downpipe:

      two MK2 16V/8V header flanges to mate to the exhaust manifold (just had to drill them out to accept the bigger 3.6L M10 studs):

      shop here http://autotech.com/spare-mk2-8v-16v...nc-plated.html

      and 2.25" flex couplers, shop here http://autotech.com/vibrant-2-25-x-4-flex-coupler.html



      Got our ECU back from S&P
      Stage 1 Malone Tune and IMMO defeat for the swap!

      thanks for the quick turn around guys

      S&P site: http://s-pautomotive.com/custom-parts/

      Last edited by [email protected]; 06-19-2018 at 01:07 PM.

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      04-10-2018 09:39 PM #2
      Great job and thanks

    4. 04-12-2018 01:03 PM #3
      Very cool!

      Looking forward to seeing it completed

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    6. 04-12-2018 01:31 PM #4
      intake manifold before cleaning


      manifold after.

      debating if I should paint it black and/or re-badge to MK3 'VR6' badge or 'R36' badge, sucks the 'V6' cannot be removed without causing a hole in the plenum


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      04-16-2018 07:40 AM #5
      I like the Audi panel. Ideally I’d have someone 3D print a panel with R36 or 3.6 VR6 FSI or something like that. I figure I can always go back and do it later.

    8. 04-16-2018 02:20 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by G60ING View Post
      I like the Audi panel. Ideally I’d have someone 3D print a panel with R36 or 3.6 VR6 FSI or something like that. I figure I can always go back and do it later.
      it does look good, I wonder how it attaches?


    9. 04-16-2018 03:26 PM #7
      so Matt from Eurokraft notified me that my engine harness was missing an important piece (that the dismantler must've cut) so I had to trek back out to the middle of nowhere to the next 3.6L (san bernardino)



      I figured to play it safe I would just pull the entire harness



      after a couple of hours of ripping it apart I was left with this



      and grabbed all of this for $41


      and got some important lower coolant hoses/junctions/check valve for $3


    10. 05-01-2018 03:58 PM #8
      time to clean up some carbon buildup!

      before, eeeewwwww





      rigged the shop-vac up to some hoses, poked a hole for the media blaster (using walnut)



      fun stuff, glad the shop vac is keeping the gunk out of my face



      after about 30 mins... still some more work to go obviously

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      05-01-2018 09:41 PM #9
      Fun stuff

    12. 05-07-2018 07:30 PM #10
      got some goodies, cheapo B6 accelerator pedal overlay (ebay: from china) to match my TT style pedals....and Audi Q7 intake manifold cover from an Audi dismantler





      getting the manifold prepped and de-badged for a rattle can paint job



      high temp flat black


      calling it done



      swapped out the thermostat



      and the H20 pump



      getting the 3.6L oil cooler off so the front motor mount won't hit, smaller spare 12V cooler and cap/stud going on



      was able to fit the 3.6L water hoses to it w/o issue





      last bit of progress from the weekend was getting the injectors out for cleaning/testing

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    13. 05-10-2018 12:44 PM #11
      did a little heater core bypass, found a 180 hose at pep boys and a coupling reducer at home depot to adapt to the smaller hose off the hard pipe



      should do the trick


      also cleaned the carbon some more, I'm calling it a day on this one

      started like this


      ended like this

    14. 05-17-2018 03:20 PM #12
      changed out some spark plugs, shop here: http://autotech.com/passat/b6-3-6l-2...park-plug.html



      also I decided to get a new valve cover (comes with new gasket, bolts, bolt o-rings, and of course a new PCV oil separator that are prone to fail) shop here http://autotech.com/passat/b6-3-6l-2...lve-cover.html





      I've added a bunch of OEM 3.6L related things online here http://autotech.com/passat/b6-3-6l-2006-2009.html]http://autotech.com/passat/b6-3-6l-2006-2009.html[/url]
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    15. 05-24-2018 01:39 PM #13
      clearing up some engine bay space with an after market slim fan setup with alloy shroud (mk3 VR6)

      Also it will simplify things with my 3.6L harness



      got my tracking # from Matt @ EuroKraft - I'm really excited about this harness, super plug and play



      also got the first little portion of the downpipe going thx to Claudio

      Last edited by [email protected]; 05-24-2018 at 02:40 PM.

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      05-24-2018 03:08 PM #14
      Looks good so far have you mocked up the engine in the bay to look for clearance issues? I know G60ing said the original 3.6V crank pully is too thick for a corrado bay unless you massage the frame rail
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      05-24-2018 05:12 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by choobs View Post
      Looks good so far have you mocked up the engine in the bay to look for clearance issues? I know G60ing said the original 3.6V crank pully is too thick for a corrado bay unless you massage the frame rail
      The stock Touareg crank pulley won’t fit. The Passat crank pulley will fit. I just picked up a forged crank and Touareg crank pulley so I need to figure out whether I will try to get fluidamper to make a new pulley or machine down this pulley or get a passat pulley.


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      05-24-2018 09:40 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by G60ING View Post
      The stock Touareg crank pulley won’t fit. The Passat crank pulley will fit. I just picked up a forged crank and Touareg crank pulley so I need to figure out whether I will try to get fluidamper to make a new pulley or machine down this pulley or get a passat pulley.
      Thanks for the info, starting to put together a parts list here so these details will most certainly help
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      05-25-2018 02:10 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by choobs View Post
      Thanks for the info, starting to put together a parts list here so these details will most certainly help
      Quick update, the forged crank passat crank pulley is almost the same as the touareg pulley which doesn't fit. I might just have to have my touareg one machined.

    20. 05-30-2018 12:23 PM #18
      the forged-crank bottom end looks cool, too bad no fluidamper solution for that yet

      as for my build I got the passat BLV pulley and a fluidamper pulley on the shelf if needed (I was planned on tossing it on later to compare drive-ability improvements)

    21. 06-19-2018 12:55 PM #19
      Making some progress on the 3.6L now

      thanks Charles (-camber) and Bozzani VW for the help on the injector seals https://www.bozzanivw.com/

      shop for 3.6L injector parts here:

      http://autotech.com/passat/b6-3-6l-2...ctor-seal.html
      http://autotech.com/passat/b6-3-6l-2...or-seal-2.html



      so fresh and so clean!


      figured I'd pull the HPFP and inspect the internals and the oil seal







      glad I checked because the internals were so gummed up I was unable to remove them from the cap!



      luckily I had a spare cap and Autotech Internals - shop here http://autotech.com/autotech-high-vo...-2-0t-fsi.html





      assembled! I also threw on a new pump to cyl head gasket - shop here http://autotech.com/passat/b6-3-6l-2...nder-head.html



      time to toss back on the intake manifold, new gasket going on, shop here http://autotech.com/passat/b6-3-6l-2...ket-06-07.html



      starting to look like a motor again


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      06-20-2018 08:04 PM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by [email protected] View Post
      Making some progress on the 3.6L now

      thanks Charles (-camber) and Bozzani VW for the help on the injector seals https://www.bozzanivw.com/

      shop for 3.6L injector parts here:

      http://autotech.com/passat/b6-3-6l-2...ctor-seal.html
      http://autotech.com/passat/b6-3-6l-2...or-seal-2.html



      so fresh and so clean!


      figured I'd pull the HPFP and inspect the internals and the oil seal







      glad I checked because the internals were so gummed up I was unable to remove them from the cap!



      luckily I had a spare cap and Autotech Internals - shop here http://autotech.com/autotech-high-vo...-2-0t-fsi.html





      assembled! I also threw on a new pump to cyl head gasket - shop here http://autotech.com/passat/b6-3-6l-2...nder-head.html



      time to toss back on the intake manifold, new gasket going on, shop here http://autotech.com/passat/b6-3-6l-2...ket-06-07.html



      starting to look like a motor again

      Awesome! I'm inspired to start back up on my build again

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      06-21-2018 12:18 AM #21
      As an OEM 3.6 owner I love seeing these comprehensive overhauls. It’s a pretty goddamn stout motor. I hope it’s got a long life ahead of it in the aftermarket!
      - Jeff
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    24. 06-21-2018 11:43 AM #22

    25. 06-27-2018 07:09 PM #23
      here's the "putting stuff back together" pics

      routing the manifold vacuum tubing and harness for injectors etc.



      I put a cool looking 08 3.6 Passat dipstick in (junkyard)



      throttle body, vacuum, evap stuff going back on



      plugged all the coolant hard lines for looks since B6 passat runs passenger coolant bottle and I'm going to re-use a drivers side early MK2 bottle





      ebay'd some 5 wire 02 sensors from a similar donor car



      Heres the original 3.6L alt/a/c harness and a custom relayed slim fan harness (from Matt at Eurokraft) It runs off the original MK3 VR6 fan switch and will be single speed



      Here's where Eurokrafts hard work really shows...the custom 3.6L to Ce2 body harness

      so on the right is all the ce2 fuse box connectors I junkyarded and a nice Tach adapter box that Eurokraft sourced

      up top will be the FSI fuel controller green box wires (the only 2 wires that will not be 'plug and play') - I think I can handle that

      top left is original 3.6 coolant switch to ECU

      bottom left is MK3 02A reverse and starter connectors

      the rest is Passat 3.6 accelerator pedal plug, 3.6 02 sensor plugs (just 2 not 4) ECU was tuned to match the deleted 02 sensors, 3.6 MAF plug, OBD port, MK3 02A VSS connector, 3.6 connector to alternator harness etc..

      Last edited by [email protected]; 06-27-2018 at 07:11 PM.

    26. 07-13-2018 07:39 PM #24
      Its go time!


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