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VW PD/1.8T 20V *vertically mounted*

VW PD/1.8T 20V *vertically mounted*

SKU: RX8002

VW PD/1.8T 20V/RX8 adapter

This adapter plate was designed to bolt a VW PD/1.8T 20V engine to an rx8 gearbox in an upright possition not lent over at the factory angle of 15degree, using audi factory parts that fit this engine. It utilizes the Audi A4 5 speed longitudinally mounted PD engine starter motor/aftermarket duel mass replacement single mass flywheel and clutch pressure plate along with a ford 23 spline clutch friction plate this set up works with the PD and 1.8T engine. Spigot bearing is RX8017.

In most cases it is possible to use the rx8 clutch arm slave cylinder and release bearing with very little work, but In some cases the clutch arm pivot point height might need adjusting to suit. We recomend mocking this up out of the car. The bolt kit for this adapter plate is product number RX8027.


Tested in motorsport to ensure we offer the most reliable adapter plate on the market.


Adapter plates are normally in stock and are sent out next working day via a 48hour courier. If the item is out of stock there my be delays but we try our best to inform the customer as soon as we can if that is the case. Only for use in motorsport or closed circuit racing.

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