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Dizzy needed

Post by Radorocco » Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:50 am

Hi all

I need a dizzy for my 1.8DX (1986 GTX)

Can find a refurbished offering for a Golf Mk1 1.8 DX around £100. Would this be OK? (It's from Crazy Quiffs)

Anyone else have one or any other suggestions?

Thanks
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Re: Dizzy needed

Post by mark1gls » Tue Jan 30, 2018 11:35 am

Yes mk1 golf should be ok, double check the part numbers.
Mk1 Golf cabriolet is the same engine and running gear as the Mk2 Scirocco.


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Re: Dizzy needed

Post by moser » Tue Jan 30, 2018 11:47 am

This is the one I fitted to my DX. It works but I don’t do much mileage so can’t comment on the longevity

https://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/VW-GOLF-JETTA- ... xyyq5TLFoR


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Re: Dizzy needed

Post by unknownmale » Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:41 pm

I also have one as seen above. Fitted it 2/3 years ago and haven't had any issues. But there are plenty of original used bosch units which show up for sale around the same price, you're probably better off getting one of these long term as they're more serviceable/ parts available.


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