Here is a picture of what the mk4 looks like. Reverse gear overall ratio is then 3. The mk3 Jetta and all mk4 and newer cars have a removable plastic fender liner over the end of the transmission case and plenty of room. Same goes for reinstalling, heat it to 100C and it will slide onto the shaft All the. You could expect as much as a 4% increase in fuel economy but most people see 2% or none at all.
Below right is an example of an incorrect gear - note the additional circular groove in the flat side of the gear. The plastic side panel has been removed. Putting them in an oven for 20 minutes at about 300-350oF should warm them up nicely. The old large gear still has the needle bearing on the inside edge top left gear. They are belleville lock washer springs and are shaped like a cone to apply pressure against the gear and T60 bolt.
Im only changing due the short ratios of the current 02j. Next issue is gear selector, shifter, you name it. Note that 1 arm tip is wide, 1 arm tip is narrow You can't really see this in the picture, but this is to fit into the selector ring slots. If you have any doubt, don't get. If you are interested in a gear kit that I have not listed, please call to discuss your requirements. Engine load will increase at the same speed due to the change in mechanical advantage and engine rpm.
Whats the top end of a 02A box? If you plan on selling the car soon I wouldn't recommend it. The Input or Main Shaft on the left, with the 1st and 2nd driving gear machined directly onto the shaft. Gear ratio details Here is a listing of stock gear ratios. Remove the black plastic splash shield under the engine and the driver's side plastic cover pass side shown below for illustration. Note how the locks fit into the narrow slots. This is also a chance to change the manual transmission gear oil, something that should be done every 60-100,000 miles anyways.
Clean the gasket and cover surfaces and reinstall the cover. Note its direction and shape - it's not flat! You count the teeth on the gear that gets the power, the driving gear. The bronze synchronizer sits between the 5th gear and the selector gear with the teeth pointing away from the trans. It's comparable to a double overdrive rather than a traditional 6th gear because most 6 gear manual transmission gear ratios put 6th gear near where a regular 5th gear is. Then I took old allen wrenches, used a blowtorch to soften them, and bent them into s-shapes to hold the gear puller arms.
Here we go: Using same metal cut crown, cut and drill same holes as in pedal box: When pedal box fitted back, everything should line up and make you able to insert cylinder. This reduces engine noise and slightly increases fuel economy. Here is a great page covering the codes, dates, and the country of mfg. The final drive is 3. If not, stop now and attempt the job again when you have the proper tools.
Note: If you have a mk3 Passat up to 97, there isn't very much room to work because the unibody near the frame rails blocks the end of the transmission. On the list of disadvantages I did not mention a fabrication needed to fit everything and make it work :D That's the reason I made this how-to. As an outcome cylinder changes it's angle and brings problems using it. Complete 6-speed dog engagement gearkit, close ratio, high strength and semi-helical gears. This is only a problem on mk4 with the pumpe duse engine.
Also refer to writeup 2: The taller gear will lower engine rpm when in 5th gear. In the above picture you should be able to see how the gear spins freely until it's locked by the selector gear. Your old 5th gear will drop their 5th gear rpm by about 400 rpm! There have been reports of incorrect gears where the number of teeth are incorrect with an additional groove in the gear. The selector gear has 2 circlip springs one in front, one in back. This is shown below the small gear was damaged. The loss of torque with a taller. Note the grooved tooth center of pic where the locking teeth sits.