Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 660
Celicaracer18
Senior Member
Celicaracer18

Senior Member
1995 Toyota Celica ST

Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 660
Meridian, MS
Apr 12, 6:56pm - #152885 
APEXi RSM installed and pics

i ordered it from tornactive.com and it cost $199.99 which was the best price i could find but once i got it i found out why, it is the gp version according to the site which i think means km/h instead of mph but i have gotten used to it now and it's actually kind of cool because when someone else gets in the car their like "what thw fuck, we're going 100, 110, 120, 150?!" and i actually makes it seem faster, 100 km is 60 mils, an 150 is 90.
i also ordered the mounting bracket and g-sensor so it cost me right at 300 total w/shipping, took about a week for them to get all of it in stock and the about 3 days to ship
i really like it because it cut off my speed limiter which i wasn't expecting.

here are the pics

1869931084-100_0031.JPG
Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,716
celicafourotwo
Specialist
celicafourotwo

Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,716
Nebraska
Apr 12, 7:01pm - #152886 
what does it do actually?


Originally Posted by pesho01
Question:
Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 2,355
MptGlw69
Playboy
MptGlw69
Playboy
2001 Acura Integra

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 2,355
Grand Rapids, MI
Apr 12, 7:03pm - #152887 
Originally Posted by celicafourotwo
what does it do actually?


Yeah, I've always wondered what those things were for. confused

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 178
cRodz
Member
cRodz
00 silver Toyota Celica GTS
Member
00 Toyota Celica GTS

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 178
FT lauderdale & UF in Gainesvi...
Apr 12, 7:04pm - #152888 
Originally Posted by celicafourotwo
what does it do actually?

Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 1,577
Stephen
Specialist
Stephen
2003 Silver Toyota Celica GT
Specialist
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 1,577
Apr 12, 7:07pm - #152889 
Yeaaaaaaaaaaah...RSM is Rev Speed Meter which basically means it takes the place of your current speedo and tach...also has a few other neat features like the G-sensor that he mentioned.

Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 660
Celicaracer18
Senior Member
Celicaracer18

Senior Member
1995 Toyota Celica ST

Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 660
Meridian, MS
Apr 12, 7:13pm - #152890 
sorry, my laptop froze up.
it tels you spead, rpms, volts, with g sensor it can tell you front/rear and right/left Gs. it also can recored 0-100km/h, -200km/h, 300km/h; and 0-100m, -200m, -400m. its all in metric.

1869931132-100_0033.JPG
Joined: Mar 2004
Posts: 815
5280vvti
Senior Member
5280vvti

Senior Member
2002 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Mar 2004
Posts: 815
CO
Apr 12, 7:16pm - #152891 
Originally Posted by MptGlw69
Originally Posted by celicafourotwo
what does it do actually?


Yeah, I've always wondered what those things were for. confused

Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 874
drkramm
seabass
drkramm
2000 black Toyota Celica GTS
seabass
2000 Toyota Celica GTS

Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 874
pa
Apr 12, 7:16pm - #152892 
Originally Posted by Celicaracer18
i ordered it from tornactive.com and it cost $199.99 which was the best price i could find but once i got it i found out why, it is the gp version according to the site which i think means km/h instead of mph but i have gotten used to it now and it's actually kind of cool because when someone else gets in the car their like "what thw fuck, we're going 100, 110, 120, 150?!" and i actually makes it seem faster, 100 km is 60 mils, an 150 is 90.
i also ordered the mounting bracket and g-sensor so it cost me right at 300 total w/shipping, took about a week for them to get all of it in stock and the about 3 days to ship
i really like it because it cut off my speed limiter which i wasn't expecting.

here are the pics



i don't think i saw any that were english units my friend has one its pretty cool


hey thats a 20 minute phone call
"if i have seen farther it is by standing on the shoulders of giants"
derek: do you know that non dairy cream is flamable
Jennie: ...derek..what did you do
Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 660
Celicaracer18
Senior Member
Celicaracer18

Senior Member
1995 Toyota Celica ST

Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 660
Meridian, MS
Apr 12, 7:18pm - #152893 
graph mode

1869931145-100_0034.JPG

**DONOTDELETE**
Unregistered
Anonymous
Unregistered



Apr 12, 7:22pm - #152894 
dude that things cool as hell

Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 660
Celicaracer18
Senior Member
Celicaracer18

Senior Member
1995 Toyota Celica ST

Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 660
Meridian, MS
Apr 12, 7:25pm - #152895 
here are the max 4 of the measurements have reached

1869931155-100_0037.JPG
Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 660
Celicaracer18
Senior Member
Celicaracer18

Senior Member
1995 Toyota Celica ST

Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 660
Meridian, MS
Apr 12, 7:30pm - #152896 
here is the gauge display

1869931165-100_0035.JPG
Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 660
Celicaracer18
Senior Member
Celicaracer18

Senior Member
1995 Toyota Celica ST

Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 660
Meridian, MS
Apr 12, 7:33pm - #152897 
and here is the last one, full view

1869931166-100_0040.JPG
Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 825
hkysk8r86
Senior Member
hkysk8r86

Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 825
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Apr 12, 7:53pm - #152898 
I love that thing, but the only thing I despise about it are those big ass hunky wires that come out the back, they are an eyesore when you mount the thing in the open, now if you do what I did w/ mine and mount it into your dash, you'll be cool. I just made a Fiberglass housing for it.

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Evan
Rebel
Evan

Rebel
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Washington
Apr 12, 8:13pm - #152899 
It's pretty cool, but with where you have it positioned to replace the stock speedo., that's gotta be hard as hell to read your speed while driving.. could be dangerous idunno


[Linked Image]
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 72
Whatitdo
Member
Whatitdo
Member
2002 Honda Civic Si

Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 72
Apr 12, 8:53pm - #152900 
Yeah the RSM is a pretty cool little gadget. I've had mine for a while and I still love it. To answer the question of what it does: in all honesty, it does nothing at all that I wouldnt have been able to tell with the stock gauges (but that's b/c I dont have the G-sensor yet) It's basically just a cool toy. grin


Linked Image


My lugnuts require more torque than my Honda produces.
Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Evan
Rebel
Evan

Rebel
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Washington
Apr 12, 8:57pm - #152901 
^ Whatitdo, that seems like a much better spot to install it thumbsup


[Linked Image]
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 72
Whatitdo
Member
Whatitdo
Member
2002 Honda Civic Si

Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 72
Apr 12, 10:14pm - #152902 
Originally Posted by Evan
^ Whatitdo, that seems like a much better spot to install it thumbsup


Thank you.

I've moved it though, it was nice in that spot, but it was not very sturdy, so I bought the $20 stand and put it behind my steering wheel BUT, its not like the other guy's, where mine is, I can still see all my factory gauges and the only thing hidden from me is the odometer, which is perfectly visibly if I just lean forward in my seat a little. I'll get some pictures of the new spot.


To the thread starter: Where'd you get the G-Sensor?


My lugnuts require more torque than my Honda produces.
Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 660
Celicaracer18
Senior Member
Celicaracer18

Senior Member
1995 Toyota Celica ST

Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 660
Meridian, MS
Apr 15, 7:52am - #152903 
^^tornactive.com, 60 bucks, same place as the rest of it

and as far as where i positioned it, it's dangerous because it tells me my speed thats why i got it, the person who owned the car before me put in the white face gauges but they are not correct, depending on what speed it can be up to 15 mph off, so thats why i placed it there

Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 660
Celicaracer18
Senior Member
Celicaracer18

Senior Member
1995 Toyota Celica ST

Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 660
Meridian, MS
Apr 15, 12:03pm - #152904 
hey i need to ask something, if the st celi comes with 110 stock, at the flywheel i'm assuming, and i have a Short Ram install and str8 pipes how much HP do yo think i have round about, i was guessing i'ld be lucky to have 100, because it's at 175,000k miles, what do you think

Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 5,129
Sultan
Speed Omen
Sultan

Speed Omen
2002 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 5,129
Philadelphia, PA
Apr 15, 12:06pm - #152905 
looks good, but appearance-wise it would be much cleaner if you could find a way to hide those wires and still retain functionality

Joined: Mar 2004
Posts: 405
SiLvErGt2001
Senior Member
SiLvErGt2001

Senior Member
2001 ToYoTa Celica GT VVT

Joined: Mar 2004
Posts: 405
(SaN JoSe)CaLiFoRniA
Apr 15, 1:24pm - #152906 
really nice thumbsup loving it lollol


**DONOTDELETE**
Unregistered
Anonymous
Unregistered



Apr 15, 1:32pm - #152907 
seems like if you are going to get something like that...remove the original gauges...and custom fit that in there...looks kind of unprofessional... wtf

Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 660
Celicaracer18
Senior Member
Celicaracer18

Senior Member
1995 Toyota Celica ST

Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 660
Meridian, MS
Apr 15, 8:31pm - #152908 
Originally Posted by XplodCelica0708
seems like if you are going to get something like that...remove the original gauges...and custom fit that in there...looks kind of unprofessional... wtf


actually i am, but there are several reasons why haven't yet, 1:i am using my original speedo to translate km/h to mph (the orig. speedo has both) and the RSM mount lets me just fold it down, 2:becaus of the whole odometer thing, 3:i know yo can get a new one and new gas and engine temp gauges, but i don't have the time or money to worry about that now, plus i am having a hard time finding ones that match and that i like, it will be a lot of work to relocate nd rewire all of the alert lights aswell (brake, brights, door ajar, and plus all the check engine lights and things like that, i am working on it a little at a time, so just be patient, right now i am moving the blinkers to the two leds right below my gauges and moving my alarm led to on top of my dash somewhere thats more noticable at night when it flashes but looks clean when in daylight

Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 660
Celicaracer18
Senior Member
Celicaracer18

Senior Member
1995 Toyota Celica ST

Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 660
Meridian, MS
Apr 15, 10:18pm - #152909 
the rsm and my other tach that i put in match where as

1869938323-example.JPG
Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 634
RacerX225
Senior Member
RacerX225
Senior Member
1989 GMC 1500 pickup

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 634
CA, Nor*cal
Apr 15, 11:18pm - #152910 
Looks complicated, prob would make me get in a car wreck..


"Champions train, losers complain."




Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 72
Whatitdo
Member
Whatitdo
Member
2002 Honda Civic Si

Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 72
Apr 16, 12:36am - #152911 
Originally Posted by Celicaracer18
the rsm and my other tach that i put in match where as
Linked Image



Are you sure you have your settings right?


My lugnuts require more torque than my Honda produces.
Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 180
PolarisNV
Member
PolarisNV

Member
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 180
Nevada
Apr 16, 12:55am - #152912 
yea that thing looks like its a good 700 RPMs off what it should be, which can definitly be a problem when racing


[Linked Image]
Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 660
Celicaracer18
Senior Member
Celicaracer18

Senior Member
1995 Toyota Celica ST

Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 660
Meridian, MS
Apr 16, 5:22am - #152913 
Originally Posted by Whatitdo
Originally Posted by Celicaracer18
the rsm and my other tach that i put in match where as



Are you sure you have your settings right?


yes, both the rsm and the aftermarket tach are wired directly to the ecu, the stock tach is off because the aftermarket gauge faces that where put in by the previous owner were cheap and don't match up, when my car is at idle the stock tach is at 0 and if i rev until the rev limiter kicks in the stock tack only gets to 6k

Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
Mike00
Mike00
2000 Toyota Celica
Newtown/PA

Posts: 209
Joined: May 2003
Show All Member Profiles 
Shout Box
Recent Topics
E-brake and seized brake caliper
by osirhc17. 04/27/2017 10:27 AM
TradingGTS for GT what should I know.
by GTS25430. 04/24/2017 5:19 PM
Does 01' corolla struts swap in an 01' celica GT?
by Frostysnowman92. 04/24/2017 1:22 PM
WTB: 00-02 amp bypass harness
by MJ00GTS. 04/18/2017 7:36 PM
Does not seem to be much activity for the 5th gens???
by Coop301. 04/18/2017 7:51 AM
Cold wet weather hesitation
by GTS25430. 04/17/2017 6:15 AM
00-02 premium 8spkr 2din gps solutions?
by MJ00GTS. 04/17/2017 2:24 AM
WTB: valve assy, vacuum switch
by hydraea. 04/15/2017 5:32 PM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Snapshot build 20170416)