AWW head on an AMU block?

Rebelrobin

Newbie
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Location
Manchester, MD
Car
2001 Audi TT 225hp
Hi, I am new to the TT world. I just purchased a 2001 (74k miles) with the AMU engine. The timing cover and trunk label indicate AMU but the engine head is stamped with the letters AWW. Could an AWW head be installed on this engine? If so, would performance suffer? I would appreciate any advice, the Audi dealer does not seem to have a clue. Thanks!
Robin
 

pgarner

TC ModFather
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Lockerbie, SW Scotland
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Octy smoke machine
Hey and welcome

most dealers are completely clueless in the VAG world.

the heads could well be interchangable providing they are both small valve vvt heads. might be worth giving the guys at awesome gti a should as they are just outside manchester
 

T9 man

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Saab 9-3SS T9
Greetings and Welcome to our TorqueCars Forum my Friend!
Good to have you along with us :)
 

rodhotter

Wrench Pro
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188
Location
USA coal township
Car
2001 audi TT
the AWW head is from my former car 2001 jetta-bora 1.8 T the AMU as you know come from the 01 225Q TT which happens to be my new baby, its a 37xxx mile beautifil black roadster! theres tuners in maryland as well as my favorite APTuning in Lebanon PA, they are sharp, great tranny rebuild on my O2J 5 spd, they race as well and are very knowlegable
 

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