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    Question mk4 1.4 swap for 1.6

    hey just a quick question ive got a mk4 1.4 and wednesday night the engine gave way so im in need off a new engine now ive got a choice off another 1.4 or a 1.6 but ive been told by some people that a 1.6 wont run right with out changing the ecu yet a few others have sed it should run fine can anyone shed some light on this many thanks lance (hope ive listed this thread in right place)

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    I'd have thought that your ECU is mapped to the 1.4 engine - dropping a 1.6 in will mean the ECU won't be set at all for the engine.

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