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Okay, not much (as in none) action on the Alfetta GT/GTV6 forum:

I'm referring to where and how the engine mounts in the engine bay.

I'm toying (toying being the key word here) with installing my Twin Spark in a GTV6. I'm trying to find out what I'd be up against. Obviously the exhaust system would be totally different. I'm also not sure if I could use the GTV6 driveshaft and (being lazy here) if the gearing of the gearbox/differential would work (successfully) with the somewhat less powerful TS.

I somewhat doubt if this has been done before and the less hassle in making this change the better it would be including helping me make up my mind.

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For what it is worth: I know of someone who put a TS engine into a 75 (=Milano) that was originally a V6 car (it is a race car). They had to make some adapters for the engine mounts. That seems to indicate that you may have to do the same. I understand it was fairly simple.
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Jes, thanks. This helps. Though I plan on keeping my TS stock (from a model 75) I'd be interested in what else this person did to make it race worthy.

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This is a friend in Denmark. Initially, I think he just ran the TS pretty much stock, perhaps it had a recent rebuild. Their racing is classified according to the HP/weight ratio, so increasing engine output may just make your competition tougher. BTW, I believe all cars are dynoed and weighed at the beginning of the season with random re-checks throughout the season. I understand that there are other issues (such as reliability) than increasing output that may be worthwhile for a race engine, though, I'm not sure they did much in that regards, at least initially.
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