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Mar 19, 9:50am - #10125 
new turbo for GT

new turbo for GT by TOM's
220ps/28kgm at 0.4kg/cm2 boost

I heard it is coming soon...

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Mar 19, 11:00am - #10126 
Might be a stupid question, but who is TOM'S?

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Mar 19, 11:34am - #10127 
Is the intercooler on top of the engine?


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Mar 19, 12:32pm - #10128 
TOM's is a highly repected japan tuner of toyota cars


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Mar 19, 6:01pm - #10129 
No its not top of engine, if you look closely he they put the engine up and picture is taken facing bottom of the engine. Where its contacting the floor thats where engine meets firewall, thus intercooler is in the front smile

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Mar 19, 11:49pm - #10130 
Ooooh. Any more info on this? Price, availability, ect? I'm saving for rims right now, but if this is affordable (2,000-4,000), I might wait a year and get me a turbo...


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Mar 20, 3:00am - #10131 
no shit? a Turbo for a GT from Tom's? shocked , you sure its not for the GTS? wtf TOM's is a great tuner for toyotas and its probably for both engines, if its true... its time to save up MONEY! cheers


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Mar 20, 4:40am - #10132 
I'm sure its not for GTS.
I heard that Tom's are going to sell this kit around june in japan.


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Mar 20, 3:14pm - #10133 
my prayers have been answered shocked


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Mar 20, 10:13pm - #10134 
Quote:
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my prayers have been answered shocked
No it has not been answered, but it is a good sign... Still have to crack the ECU. If it is easy to mod to fit U.S. Celica then there would be bunch of Blitz SC GTS running around already grin

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Mar 21, 1:01am - #10135 
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my prayers have been answered shocked
No it has not been answered, but it is a good sign... Still have to crack the ECU. If it is easy to mod to fit U.S. Celica then there would be bunch of Blitz SC GTS running around already grin
i'm sure since TOM's is a well respected tuner for toyota in japan, toyota will crack the ECU for them... i dn't know, whatever. i just want a turbocharger spineyes


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Mar 21, 5:49pm - #10136 
Toyota will not do anything for any aftermarket companies (sad to say), so Tom's is on their own. But because Apex has that PowerFC that works well on a GTS should work for GT also, they can use PowerFC for their engine management. I hear AEM is coming out with full ECU replacement stand alone system, if it comes out it could solve Tom's problem also.

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Mar 22, 1:38am - #10137 
fuck the gt! j/k [Razz] . but seriously, they need to come out with turbo for gts! or TRD needs to hurry up on that supercharger.

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Mar 22, 4:10am - #10138 
what about the Denso markings some of our parts? I thought they played a role in the Celica ECUs? If thats the case, couldnt TOMS just go to Denso for help? Well, both are companies that build race cars so I suppose they can do whatever they want with or without Toyota.


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Mar 22, 12:36pm - #10139 
If that was true Blitz would have done so and their Supercharger would be out a year ago smile
Blitz is a huge and well respected company, probably bigger than TOM's so kinda shows Toyota will not help any aftermarket companies.

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Mar 22, 5:26pm - #10140 
Toyota never help Blitz s/c kit in japan now.


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