5 lug swap

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5 lug swap

Postby benno3231 on Mar Mon 31, 2014 8:40 am

So... I can't seem to find a lot of information regarding five lug swaps on mk2's on the vortex. I read that you can drill mk2 control arms to fit passat ball joints and also of course adapt the bearing/steering knuckle. any thoughts?
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Re: 5 lug swap

Postby MT-Getto on Mar Mon 31, 2014 12:49 pm

If you really really want to do a 5 lug swap.... I might have a set of mk3 GLX knuckles.
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Re: 5 lug swap

Postby itskmill06 on Mar Mon 31, 2014 2:37 pm

is this helpful?
http://97vwjett.com/page/1ckqk/About_He ... ation.html

I've read a lot of different info as well, hard to find something definitive
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Re: 5 lug swap

Postby itskmill06 on Mar Mon 31, 2014 2:41 pm

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Re: 5 lug swap

Postby benno3231 on Mar Mon 31, 2014 3:03 pm

Thanks for the info Keegan, that does definitely help!

Trevor, I may need to hit you up for those. I believe those glx knuckles will fit right into my mk3 2.0 k frame and control arms. At least better than the passat ones.
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