General What different between Mk2 and Mk2b?

Mr Tomush

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First thing, I'm deaf it meaning my first are not my first language, plus I'm new on forum.

Compare between Mk2 and Mk2b, I know it re-design front end, but Mk2b seen have better cooling (meaning it has less chance running too hot) than Mk2 because grills on top (hood) than lower bumper grill. Did I miss anything different of mk2 and mk2b? :chin: :chin:
 

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The Grill is just for show, the bonnet is solid behind it, Mechanically there is no difference between the 2 and 2B.
Only real differences are....
Bonnet ,front wings, slam panel, headlights, which you already know
Om 3 door model Tailgate is different (it has extra light cluster trim) also has different rear light clusters and a Fiat Badge in middle of tailgate.
5 Door is basically the same on the back end apart from getting a Fiat badge in the middle of the Tailgate.
Inside the 2B has different trim
Main difference between the 2 & 2b is electrical system, 2B has Canbus and the steering motor has no relays
AFAIK all Mk2/B got higher spec Instrument cluster (Rev counter Temp Gauge fuel and speedo) whereas Base model mk 2 only had a Basic Instrrument cluster (Speedo, Fuel Gauge and a load of warning lights but no temp Gauge)
 
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Mr Tomush

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The Grill is just for show, the bonnet is solid behind it, Mechanically there is no difference between the 2 and 2B.
Only real differences are....
Bonnet ,front wings, slam panel, headlights, which you already know
Om 3 door model Tailgate is different (it has extra light cluster trim) also has different rear light clusters and a Fiat Badge in middle of tailgate.
5 Door is basically the same on the back end apart from getting a Fiat badge in the middle of the Tailgate.
Inside the 2B has different trim
Main difference between the 2 & 2b is electrical system, 2B has Canbus and the steering motor has no relays
AFAIK all Mk2/B got higher spec Instrument cluster (Rev counter Temp Gauge fuel and speedo) whereas Base model mk 2 only had a Basic Instrrument cluster (Speedo, Fuel Gauge and a load of warning lights but no temp Gauge)
Thanks for replied, I never know Mk2b grill are just for show. Seen Mk2b is better than Mk2 in my view.
 
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Early mk2 has rear restrictor valves fitted on the master cylinder

Mk2bs got a load adjusting valve on the rear axle to limit rear brakes under little load


Mk2b are electrically nearly identical
Change in MAP sensor
Different style power steering
And changes to canbus items (stereo and obd2 talkin protocol)

Alot on them is purley cosmetic and inter changeable

Like the engine mount swapping from 4 to 3 stud setup
No real benifit

Ziggy
 
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Mr Tomush

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Early mk2 has rear restrictor valves fitted on the master cylinder

Mk2bs got a load adjusting valve on the rear axle to limit rear brakes under little load


Mk2b are electrically nearly identical
Change in MAP sensor
Different style power steering
And changes to canbus items (stereo and obd2 talkin protocol)

Alot on them is purley cosmetic and inter changeable

Like the engine mount swapping from 4 to 3 stud setup
No real benifit

Ziggy
So it meaning Mk2b is better than Mk2?
 
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