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    To those who have done the FWD TT Conversion...

    I've been flamed up, down, left, and right by people saying that it is not worth the effort and that I'll never have traction. I've read on this a million times, I've done my research, and I know I could do the swap mechanically. The only thing I haven't done is physically ask my fellow 3S'ers who have actually completed the swap.

    So, please, chime in! My engine is getting pretty bogged down, she's on her last legs, and I'm really gearing towards getting a great condition TT engine and getting it put in with some good old blood, sweat, and tears. Please convince me that I'm not crazy for 100% wanting to do this!
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    I would 100% absolutly NEVER do it again. Buy a VR4

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    I'll tell you what my largest problem with going that route is...

    I've dumped tons and tons into my car, I have it customized to the point that I won't get near the money back that I've put in it. Between my suspension, interior, audio/video system, new viper bumper, and the 100 other little things...I really don't have it in me to part with her and have to start all over. I don't know...I've thought about other undertakings like a 3.5L swap, or even going balls-out and dropping a V8 in her...but bang-for-buck and ease of install (comparitively) keep pointing me to the TT swap.

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    Brent, I have completed the TT conversion on my car. Hit me up sometimes if you need any info. The TT engine is what I am dropping into the Stealth TT frame I got.

    Check it out on Youtube!!


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    I'd do it again. It was a lot of fun for me. I never really pushed it and ran wastegate on 9b with 10:1 motor. I didn't pay for the parts, I did some work instead so that was the main reason I did it. Traction is tough, but it can be had with an LSD and a converted AWD trans.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DrGonzo View Post
    Brent, I have completed the TT conversion on my car. Hit me up sometimes if you need any info. The TT engine is what I am dropping into the Stealth TT frame I got.
    I've been meaning to have a good discussion with you about this Greg!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DJ_X_Factor View Post
    I'll tell you what my largest problem with going that route is...

    I've dumped tons and tons into my car, I have it customized to the point that I won't get near the money back that I've put in it. Between my suspension, interior, audio/video system, new viper bumper, and the 100 other little things...I really don't have it in me to part with her and have to start all over. I don't know...I've thought about other undertakings like a 3.5L swap, or even going balls-out and dropping a V8 in her...but bang-for-buck and ease of install (comparitively) keep pointing me to the TT swap.
    Sounds like your car is TT conversion material. If you are attached to it, have it customized the way you want it and you are mechanically inclined then go for it. Do you have a 2nd car?

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    I would do it again in a heartbeat.
    If you enjoy racing from a stop, dont do it, but Its the most fun car you will ever drive once you learn how to use your right foot.

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    Traction does suck but with some decent tires and an LSD it's doable. Once you get up to speed you'll hardly notice the FWD shittyness as long as you have a proper suspsension on your car. Best thing I've done to my car, hands down. I was pretty much sold on an AWD swap this winter but I think I may hold off a bit as now that I'm more into tracking/auto-x than drag racing the traction isn't really an issue.

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    I say it is worth it.

    Now going bigger turbos, like I did when I went with 13Ts, it is not worth it, traction is a bitch and you cannot tune for the full potential.

    But a solid 9B tune, which my FWD TT will be going back to before I sell her, is very much worth it. And can be very reliable when done right.

    -John

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