I researched crankshafts when rebuilding my AEB engine.
Automatic and Manual cranks are different for the 1.8t engines, at least for
the AEB engine. :-(
IIRC the flanges are possibly different thicknesses so a plate might have to
be made, or the flange machined down.
So see if that place that sold you the "good" one can find you a "correct"
(One out of many daves)
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