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VW Mk2 Golf Brakes

History Of The VW Mk2 Golf (Typ19)

The G60 engine came about following research done by Volkswagen on their 1987 Polo GT G40 project, a 1300cc supercharged pocket rocket capable of hitting 120+mph from the box. Based on the EA111 series motor (essentially the 1781cc 8v motor) by the time VW had finished modifying it bore little resemblance to the original 8v GTI lump, pretty much every part being different. The "G" was used to describe the shape of the superchargers scrolls, and the 60 relates to the inlet size of the 'charger (60mm).

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