So, you guys know I like my experiments with random car parts so strap yourselves in for the latest installment.
Let's start with a hole
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Here's what should go there (right) with the same thing from a 2009 Scirocco.
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Pretty similar, but will it fit?
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Oh come on, they must have changed something
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Nope, it lines up perfectly, like millimetre perfect. Did some measuring and the back end is pretty much the same dimensions wise (was by eye with a tape measure so not super accurate).
The only thing now is the fluid level sensor wiring
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Those cheap ba... I mean, great people who knew not to mess with a good thing.
Btw, yes I tested out the vacuum line and it fits as well. So far it looks like only the steel lines would need modification to fit. I don't know if the ESP sensor is compatible for those who run such things.