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GTV V6 turbo to twinspark conversion ?!

Hi everyone. After some time i really hate the v6 turbo engine in my gtv and i want to convert my car to 2.0 TS. Before anyone say why i don't just buy a TS gtv, no i want to keep mine...
So please tell me is there any "hidden" difficulty in this conversion or all i need is engine, gearbox, shafts, ecu and engine loom plus.
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I have to ask.... what don't you like about your v6 Turbo?
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I'm also baffled by this thought the v6 turbo was epic
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And me.

I could understand swapping the engine for a 3.0 V6 and keeping the turbos though, but swapping the engine for an inferior one baffles me.

A bit like sticking an 8v Diesel engine in a Fiat Coupe, which someone local to me has done.
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This is the worst engine i have ever seen. Very noisy, very bad on fuel consumption, and it's a great example - 64000km only not some bad one.... I get 15-16l/100km fuel consumption under normalc city driving. Also it has some very annoing sound when it's on idle - is sounds like tsr tsr tsr tsr it's blowing from somewhere but it isn't and it drives me mad. Please help me if anyone has any idea. My idle speed is somehow strange too - when the car is on idle it isn't very steady and it shakes a bit - i checked the idel control valve, i checked for air leaks but again everything is ok.....
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Sounds like it just needs some tlc and not replacing ...
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I bet you have worn out cams.
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The TS won't be much better on fuel there not esecially great on juice either.
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i guess V6 TB is hard to maintain, tho would keep it for sure , TS is soo bad compared to V6 dont do it mate
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You will need all the parts you mentioned plus the exhaust manifold. If you find a wrecked T/Spark, that should come with all the pieces you need.

But your v6 doesn't sound like it's working properly. It would be easier and probably cheaper to fix it, rather then swapping the engine.

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Get it fixed, when i push my TS hard i drink about 10.5 and i have 2 less cylinders and no turbo. Keep it
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