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question about engine swap #148852 Apr 8, 1:20pm Apr 8, 1:20pm
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question about engine swap
I don't know a lot about engine swaps so this may be a stupid question. Would it be possible to put a lexus engine into a 7th gen. celica? Or is the 3sgte engine the best engine to go with at this time? I have been thinking about doing an engine swap and my brother mentioned a lexus engine, which i had not even thought about. My guess is that our engine bay is too small for a lexus engine, if so, are there any other engines besides a 3sgte that go into our car pretty easy? thx in advance thumbsup

Re: question about engine swap [Re: Nautique65] #148853 Apr 8, 1:42pm Apr 8, 1:42pm
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i dunno but you have gt so you can prolly get a gts engine


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Re: question about engine swap [Re: Nautique65] #148854 Apr 8, 1:46pm Apr 8, 1:46pm
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The 3sgte is the most common engine swap for the 7th gen celica. Not sure about a lexus engine, but I think it may be too big...

Re: question about engine swap [Re: Nautique65] #148855 Apr 8, 1:54pm Apr 8, 1:54pm
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Youll get them most power out of a 3sgte


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Re: question about engine swap [Re: LostAngel] #148856 Apr 8, 1:56pm Apr 8, 1:56pm
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you wont be able to fit a lexus engine in... they're all 6 or 8 cyl...


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Re: question about engine swap [Re: Nautique65] #148857 Apr 8, 1:57pm Apr 8, 1:57pm
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what is the 3sgte engine out of?

Re: question about engine swap [Re: Nautique65] #148858 Apr 8, 10:19pm Apr 8, 10:19pm
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88 to a 95 celica i think. check with japan direct here in nc they can get them for sure. JAPAN DIRECT ask for alvin wilcher. 18885187341 phone.

Re: question about engine swap [Re: Nautique65] #148859 Apr 9, 12:44am Apr 9, 12:44am
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i'd like to put one in =( but in cali we can't put in an older engine.. i guess this explains it..
no older swaps in cali

But yah I searched 3sgte in the forums and someone has put one in pictured...

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