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      09-17-2007, 02:00 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by marwan View Post
sorry, but what does a cross mounted engine mean?

thanks!
Cross mounted means that the motor shaft is in line with the front axle. Here's a picture:

[ source: volkswagen.de ]

You can see that the engine is mounted in a position that's 90° rotated in comparsion to a longitudinal mounted engine. Sorry, can't describe it better, anyone else?

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