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Celica vs. WRX #134462 Mar 24, 10:28pm Mar 24, 10:28pm
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Celica vs. WRX
ok, i know people have asked that before...and i read all the stuff about Turbochargers, Turbo etc plus some people say that its hard to drive Turbo with the front whell drive etc..
so basically i want to get a subaru wrx..its a little more expensive, but what i dont like about it is the look thumbsdown Celica is sooo much betta..
how much would you really have to spend to be able 2 beat wrx ? basically, what would i be looking at if i wanna have the celi with the perfomance of a wrx? thanks.

Re: Celica vs. WRX [Re: Sparty] #134463 Mar 24, 10:39pm Mar 24, 10:39pm
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Originally Posted by Sparty
ok, i know people have asked that before...and i read all the stuff about Turbochargers, Turbo etc plus some people say that its hard to drive Turbo with the front whell drive etc..
so basically i want to get a subaru wrx..its a little more expensive, but what i dont like about it is the look thumbsdown Celica is sooo much betta..
how much would you really have to spend to be able 2 beat wrx ? basically, what would i be looking at if i wanna have the celi with the perfomance of a wrx? thanks.

Get Celica GTS - 180 HP,
Or new Engine
Exhaust TRD - 5-10 HP $450
Headers - 5-10 HP $700
CAI (You have that) 2-3 HP
Pulleys - 1 HP $80
Turbo - 50 HP $3500
Supercharger- ???? HP $????
And you will have: around 250-280 HP Car...
Or just sell your Celica and buy 350Z, install Turbo and you will have around $370 HP... And a nice looking car.
P.S.Body stile of Subaru: puke puke puke

Re: Celica vs. WRX [Re: Sparty] #134464 Mar 24, 10:46pm Mar 24, 10:46pm
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yeah just go with the z if you want a good looking and fast car. celicas can only go so fast.

Re: Celica vs. WRX [Re: Sparty] #134465 Mar 24, 10:54pm Mar 24, 10:54pm
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Z for 30 grand? dont think i can afford this frown plus its a 2 seater frown to go with the 2 seater, i would rather get S2000..

Re: Celica vs. WRX [Re: Sparty] #134466 Mar 24, 11:02pm Mar 24, 11:02pm
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Originally Posted by Sparty
Z for 30 grand? dont think i can afford this frown plus its a 2 seater frown to go with the 2 seater, i would rather get S2000..

Or ,fuck all that shit... Just get a Nice rims $2000,Wide Body Kit $3000,Lambo doors$1500, repaint your car$3000... and who will give a fuck if you have less than 200HP under your Hood.


Re: Celica vs. WRX [Re: RoMkApOmKa] #134467 Mar 24, 11:08pm Mar 24, 11:08pm
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Originally Posted by RoMkApOmKa
Originally Posted by Sparty
ok, i know people have asked that before...and i read all the stuff about Turbochargers, Turbo etc plus some people say that its hard to drive Turbo with the front whell drive etc..
so basically i want to get a subaru wrx..its a little more expensive, but what i dont like about it is the look thumbsdown Celica is sooo much betta..
how much would you really have to spend to be able 2 beat wrx ? basically, what would i be looking at if i wanna have the celi with the perfomance of a wrx? thanks.

Get Celica GTS - 180 HP,
Or new Engine
Exhaust TRD - 5-10 HP $450
Headers - 5-10 HP $700
CAI (You have that) 2-3 HP
Pulleys - 1 HP $80
Turbo - 50 HP $3500
Supercharger- ???? HP $????
And you will have: around 250-280 HP Car...
Or just sell your Celica and buy 350Z, install Turbo and you will have around $370 HP... And a nice looking car.
P.S.Body stile of Subaru: puke puke puke
I thought the only Turbo kit for the GTS cost 5k?

Anyways, with Intake, exhaust, and a good driver in a GTS, it is very possible to take a WRX, and you have a slightly better chance to take an automatic.

A car can only go as fast as its driver can drive it. With that said, a really good driver in a GTS can take a decent driver in a WRX.

The STI is another story. grin


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Re: Celica vs. WRX [Re: Sparty] #134468 Mar 24, 11:09pm Mar 24, 11:09pm
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yea go for the Z Touring Edition!!!

Re: Celica vs. WRX [Re: RoMkApOmKa] #134469 Mar 24, 11:11pm Mar 24, 11:11pm
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Originally Posted by RoMkApOmKa
Originally Posted by Sparty
Z for 30 grand? dont think i can afford this frown plus its a 2 seater frown to go with the 2 seater, i would rather get S2000..

Or ,fuck all that shit... Just get a Nice rims $2000,Wide Body Kit $3000,Lambo doors$1500, repaint your car$3000... and who will give a fuck if you have less than 200HP under your Hood.


lol...

Re: Celica vs. WRX [Re: Sparty] #134470 Mar 25, 2:03am Mar 25, 2:03am
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Also considering WRX myself, very cheap price for an awd Turbocharged car. It's nice because the Turbo has lots of upgrading potential and you can have fun with the AWD. Stock vs Stock the wrx doesn't have that great of an advantage. it loses a lot of that hp from the AWD, the launch will be faster, but then it is up to the driver.

YEah I agree with you about the looks, sure it's not a celica or a 350z but hey it doesn't look THAT bad. IMO nicer than a civic or something. It has the rally look to it, which isn't bad it's just different than traditional rice rice

Re: Celica vs. WRX [Re: Sparty] #134471 Mar 25, 3:49am Mar 25, 3:49am
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turbo is always way to go, unless you want to rebuild your engine for racing, which is highly maintenance...
Even with 350z, the sti will beat it no matter what.
which the same amount of money spent, the Turbo car will always be faster

Re: Celica vs. WRX [Re: Sparty] #134472 Mar 25, 4:14am Mar 25, 4:14am
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i would get a Turbo for your car. dont settle for less (looks-wise) by going with the wrx. i mean, i like them, but i wouldnt want one. and, not to call for flaming or anything, but im really tired of the 350z copout. it seems like anytime anyone asks what they can do to improve the car they have (more often than not on this site, the celica) people immediately say dump the celi and go with the 350z, no matter how much the person states that they want to invest time and money in their celi. im not bagging on the 350 or anything, but is that all there really is out there? does nobody here have any faith in the celi? it just seems kinda sad. sorry to get off topic

Re: Celica vs. WRX [Re: Sparty] #134473 Mar 25, 8:19am Mar 25, 8:19am
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I've driven the standard Impreza/WRX and it really isn't anything special. From point to point its definitely no quicker than the GTS and despite 4wd acceleration is certainly no better. Supercharge a GTS and you'll more than likely eat a WRX if you're a half decent driver. Uprate the brakes and get top notch coilovers, AVO or H&R and it'll probably corner better than a WRX too. Like he just said /\ people should have more faith in the Celica. A 350Z not only costs a hell of a lot more to buy, but also costs a lot more to run. fuel/insurance/tax etc. And personally its not really worth the money. Before anything I'd go for the RX8.

Re: Celica vs. WRX [Re: Sparty] #134474 Mar 25, 8:34am Mar 25, 8:34am
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If money is no object, just 3s-gte that bitch and convert to AWD... woop totally different story there.

Re: Celica vs. WRX [Re: Celica_Tsport] #134475 Mar 25, 8:53am Mar 25, 8:53am
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Originally Posted by Celica_Tsport
Before anything I'd go for the RX8.

same here...

Re: Celica vs. WRX [Re: Sparty] #134476 Mar 25, 11:29am Mar 25, 11:29am
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Looks fade, go for Performance.

Re: Celica vs. WRX [Re: Steven] #134477 Mar 25, 11:56am Mar 25, 11:56am
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on like a 20 mph role with a auto wrx my gts stayed withj him till 3rd then started to pull on him


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Re: Celica vs. WRX [Re: Sparty] #134478 Mar 25, 12:14pm Mar 25, 12:14pm
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lol, if money was not the object, i wouldve got a nice 4.6is X5 and stoped botherin myself with how to make celi faster grin

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