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The VW TDI to R150 Adapter Kit will mate your VW TDI donor motor to your stock Toyota 5-Speed manual R150 transmission from a 1988-2004* Toyota Pickup/4Runner. All hardware is included, as well as the adapter plate, dust shield, custom pilot bearing (commercially available) or BHW adapter bushing, starter spacer, and custom ARP flywheel bolts. This kit utilizes the upgraded 5VZ 10" flywheel. The flywheel is machined to the TDI crankshaft pattern and is ready to be bolted on. The new flywheel comes neutral balanced. It uses a clutch from a 1996-2004 Toyota Pickup/4Runner V6 4x4. The throwout bearing must match whichever bellhousing you're using; if you're using a 1990 bellhousing, you'll need a throwout bearing for a 1988-1995 V6 Toyota Pickup/4Runner 4x4. You can use a starter from a 3VZE or a 5VZE. The 3.4L starter has a higher 1.8KW output option referred to as a "Cold Weather Package" option. Note that the automatic and manual starters have different mounting holes. I also recommend a 1" body lift, as it makes working on everything so much easier, and helps clear a 1" taller tire, but without having to modify anything like you would with 2" and taller body lifts. Click HERE to order the body lift.

 

The same plate is used for 3VZ and 5VZ R150's. Only the hardware changes.

The oil pan holes for the ALH Hybrid pan and CJAA pan are included on this plate if you wish to source some hardware and utilize those holes (typically M10x1.5). There are so many different pans with different patterns that these holes are not guaranteed to align. Keep in mind that if you have a 1-piece pan and you install hardware, you won't be able to remove your oil pan without removing the transmission. This is a benefit of the ALH hybrid 2-pc pan.

 

This kit works with all VW diesels (1.6, 1.9, 2.0, 3.0, etc.). It also works with certain gassers, like the 1.8L. For the BHW, a special pilot bushing is supplied.

 

10" clutch: https://amzn.to/37T777S

9-1/4" clutch: https://amzn.to/31SPVfd

 

*OTHER R-SERIES TRANSMISSIONS:

Toyota 2TR-FE used the R155. You can adapt the R155 by using a 3VZ R150 bellhousing, which moves the starter to the RH side.

Toyota 1GR-FE RA60. This transmission will NOT work.

 

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VW 1.9 TDI to R150 Adapter Kit

$649.00Price

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