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Apr 29, 7:49pm - #14078 
Please help

Strange that I just read a post on auto-x racing.

Alright, my first race is May 10th. I'm hoping to get some kind of suspension upgrades before then. But what I need to know is, what kind of upgrades? I have absolutely no idea what I need to know for upgrading suspension. Well, besides front and back strut bars, but that's about it. Help.


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Apr 29, 7:54pm - #14079 
how much money r you willing to spend


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Apr 29, 7:56pm - #14080 
https://www.celicahobby.com/cgi-bin/ubb/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=18;t=000016

this should get you started... and yeah what kind of money are we looking at ?

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Apr 30, 11:27am - #14081 
About $2000 or so.


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Apr 30, 1:46pm - #14082 
u could get the TRD sportivo kit... it comes with high performance struts lowering springs upper strut and sway bars and bushing it costs $1,500... if you want to go all out buy the hotchkis total vehical system it's the best suspension system for the celica but it cost about $2,500 it is able to make ur celica pull 1.03 g's when cornering i recomend this thumbsup but the TRD kit is good as well


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Apr 30, 1:52pm - #14083 
Ok, what about tires? Is there a tire that's geared more towards cornering than flat out traction?


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Apr 30, 1:59pm - #14084 
hotchkis thumbsup read cid's post on the racing forum


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Apr 30, 2:07pm - #14085 
Yup Hotchkis sway bars and springs will run you about $500.00 or $600.00 not including installation and you'll be flyin.


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Apr 30, 2:40pm - #14086 
i don't know that much about tires but if you go for the hotchkis tunning go all out and buy the whole set in skidpad stock celica gts is at .82 g's and with the the hotchkis system it's 1.03 g's thats .21 g incressed im saving my money for that in a mile road cours stock gts ran a 1:01.4 secs and with the kit it ran 56.47 secs theirs some stats for you hope it helps


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May 1, 9:09am - #14087 
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Originally posted by XxMerlinxX:
Ok, what about tires? Is there a tire that's geared more towards cornering than flat out traction?
Get yourself some Kumho ecstas or some Toyo proxes and if I could make a suggestion leave your car stock for the first time and get the feel of it.

Then get your upgrades.


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May 2, 6:23am - #14088 
Quote:
Originally posted by glitch:
hotchkis thumbsup read cid's post on the racing forum
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