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Apr 2, 11:47am - #10863 
GTS engine

I know this is going to sound stupid, but can a gts engine be put in a gt? I know that the gts is a 6 speed and a gt is only a 5 speed, but does that affect it at all? If anyone could tell me it would help...thanks

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Apr 3, 1:47am - #10864 
u have to have the 6speed to go with the gts engine. the 5speed wont fit. besides that, you have to get a gts 6speed ecu, so the 5speed wont work.


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Apr 2, 4:08pm - #10865 
why would you wanna do that just curious

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Apr 2, 4:09pm - #10866 
It has been said that it is easier to trade your GT in for a GTS

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Apr 2, 4:49pm - #10867 
i agree with Steven cheers


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Apr 3, 12:21am - #10868 
well if I get the ecu could i get it to fit? I wanna do it b/c (bear with me...i know nothing about engines) my rod bearings aren't good and I need to get them fixed which I guess are like on the bottom half of my engina and my car burns oil b/c of the cylinders or rings or something which I was told can be expensive and it the top half of my engine and so I was thinking of just getting a new engine...and since my insurance is so high on a gt I figured I could get a gts engine and my insurance company would never know. smile

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Apr 3, 9:31am - #10869 
It would be easier to rebuild your motor and "pump it up" I think. Call some local performance shops and get a quote (rebuild, high compression pistons, high performance cam). Then call some dismantlers for a qoute on a GTS engine, tranny, and ECU (and find a place that will install everything). I think it will be a lot less to build your engine. Good luck,
Robert


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