|These are pictures of
one of the VW
that I converted to a
Syncro (four wheel
|This is the front end of the Syncro after I cut the rack &
pinion mount off. I chose to cut through the frame and
grind the excess material off. This enabled me to keep the
structural integrity of the part. I have seen this done where
the part has become weakened by someone cutting it off
This is the Syncro R&P mount welded/bolted to the 2wd
This is the Syncro front differential and suspension, it bolts
to the 2wd chassis using 4 existing holes towards the rear
of the assembly. The six front holes need to be drilled, you
can use the existing sway bar mount holes too.
Aligning the springs and shocks prior to installing the upper
Here the front suspension is installed.
The hardest part in my opinion, of this whole project was
the fuel tank installation. It is a tight fit!! You need to either
cut the Syncro tank mounts off and use them or fabricate
some. It is best to use the stock mounts.
I decided to change out the complete wiring from the
Syncro as well as the radiator and many other updated