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REV LIMITER #161812 Apr 21, 11:39pm Apr 21, 11:39pm
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kind of new with my 2000 celica GTS, but have just realized that my rev limiter only says up to 8, while other 2000 GTS's go up to 9 and say 9. starting to think that my car is a GT because they all only go up to 8. Feels and is fast like a GTS, and when looked up on carfax, it said GTS. Im confused. There is not one 2000 GTS that I have found that only revs to 8 like mine. Someone please help me out. probably a dumb question, but tired for searching for an answer. Am I missing something here wtf

Re: REV LIMITER [Re: SPECVRACING] #161813 Apr 22, 12:23am Apr 22, 12:23am
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post a pic of your engine bay...


are the gauges aftermarket or stock?

Re: REV LIMITER [Re: spaztikid] #161814 Apr 22, 10:16am Apr 22, 10:16am
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pics of the engine bay would really help. or go to say the Intake install guide and see if your engine bay looks the same wink


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Re: REV LIMITER [Re: Lucky_317] #161815 Apr 22, 11:04am Apr 22, 11:04am
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The gauges are the stock ones. I get fule cut off at 8. I doubt I can pst a pic. it never lets me.

Re: REV LIMITER [Re: SPECVRACING] #161816 Apr 22, 11:06am Apr 22, 11:06am
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i bet you can... the internet doesnt favor anyone.


is your Intake manifold silver or black?

Re: REV LIMITER [Re: spaztikid] #161817 Apr 22, 11:11am Apr 22, 11:11am
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Originally Posted by spaztikid
i bet you can... the internet doesnt favor anyone.


is your Intake manifold silver or black?


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Re: REV LIMITER [Re: Lucky_317] #161818 Apr 22, 11:14am Apr 22, 11:14am
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this shows a gts engine bay.

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_57240_0_collapsed_2__1.html

why cant we post images now??? or is there some 007 trick I dont know?


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Re: REV LIMITER [Re: Lucky_317] #161819 Apr 22, 11:19am Apr 22, 11:19am
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Originally Posted by Lucky_317
this shows a gts engine bay.

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_57240_0_collapsed_2__1.html

why cant we post images now??? or is there some 007 trick I dont know?


works fine for me? confused

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Re: REV LIMITER [Re: spaztikid] #161820 Apr 22, 11:22am Apr 22, 11:22am
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are you looking at just where redline begins? or the whole tacometer.

in an '00 gts the redline begins about about 8k rpms (7.8) but the tacometer shows up to 9k rpms.

Re: REV LIMITER [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #161821 Apr 22, 11:28am Apr 22, 11:28am
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Look at your engine bay and if you still have the engine cover it will either say VVT-i or VVTL-i, if you have VVTL-i then its a GTS and if you have VVT-i you have a GT...also if you speedometer goes up to 160 then its GTS and if it goes to 140 then its GT, and im betting you have a GTS because if you entered your vin # to carfax that SHOULD be right... thumbsup


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Re: REV LIMITER [Re: SPECVRACING] #161822 Apr 22, 11:49am Apr 22, 11:49am
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Doesnt say up to 9.

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Re: REV LIMITER [Re: SPECVRACING] #161823 Apr 22, 11:51am Apr 22, 11:51am
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This is my engine bay. pretty sure its a GTS.

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Re: REV LIMITER [Re: SPECVRACING] #161824 Apr 22, 11:57am Apr 22, 11:57am
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I know its not suppose to redline at nine, but just why doesnt it have a 9 to show, like everyone elses does. will like other 2000 celica GTS's do.

Re: REV LIMITER [Re: SPECVRACING] #161825 Apr 22, 12:05pm Apr 22, 12:05pm
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wow man...thats definately a gt gauge cluster and a gts engine...possible it was an engine swap? doesnt the gts have 4 wheel brakes? i guess you could check that.


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wtf Hmmm. that's a GTS engine, and those are GT gauges... rofl spineyes

Any ideas as to how this happened?

p.s. Look into some aftermarket GTS gauges I guess...

Re: REV LIMITER [Re: 5280vvti] #161827 Apr 22, 12:07pm Apr 22, 12:07pm
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weird... confused

Re: REV LIMITER [Re: 5280vvti] #161828 Apr 22, 12:10pm Apr 22, 12:10pm
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I think someone put in a gt gauge to show lower mileage. Since you ran the carfax does the mileage match up?


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Re: REV LIMITER [Re: carinv1175] #161829 Apr 22, 12:12pm Apr 22, 12:12pm
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Did you buy the car from a dealer?


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Re: REV LIMITER [Re: carinv1175] #161830 Apr 22, 12:14pm Apr 22, 12:14pm
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Originally Posted by carinv1175
I think someone put in a gt gauge to show lower mileage. Since you ran the carfax does the mileage match up?


That's a very good point goodjob

Re: REV LIMITER [Re: carinv1175] #161831 Apr 22, 12:15pm Apr 22, 12:15pm
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Originally Posted by carinv1175
I think someone put in a gt gauge to show lower mileage. Since you ran the carfax does the mileage match up?


makes a lot of sense


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Re: REV LIMITER [Re: superderk] #161832 Apr 22, 12:21pm Apr 22, 12:21pm
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hahah... i so called that in the first post...


you should start investigating bro... that also means that you could be speeding or driving hella slow when you think your going the speed limit...

Re: REV LIMITER [Re: spaztikid] #161833 Apr 22, 12:34pm Apr 22, 12:34pm
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if the previous owner did this for showing lower miles, then damn. why would you want that? the cop is checking ur speed from outside, or else if someone did this to the driver on purpose so they drive faster?
it might be engine swap, but it wouldnt say gts on it. to find out more, check the brakes. where did you get this car from man? if its manual how many gears does it have or else if its stick does it have the sportshifter?
where did you get the car from? thats very important question

Re: REV LIMITER [Re: carinv1175] #161834 Apr 22, 1:42pm Apr 22, 1:42pm
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Originally Posted by carinv1175
I think someone put in a gt gauge to show lower mileage. Since you ran the carfax does the mileage match up?


^^ that would be my guess smile

I'd take it back to where you bought it and make them fix it wink


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Re: REV LIMITER [Re: Lucky_317] #161835 Apr 22, 2:00pm Apr 22, 2:00pm
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Holy crap... that's horrible.

If that car was a GTS to start, I'm pretty sure they broke the law by replacing the gauges (since the odometer prolly was reset). If it was a GT to start, you just bought a car with an engine swap.

Go back to whoever sold it to you and raise hell until you find out why there is a GT gauge cluster in your "GTS".


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Re: REV LIMITER [Re: RevMonster] #161836 Apr 22, 2:38pm Apr 22, 2:38pm
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well do you ahve rear discs if so its a gts and wrong gauges i would claim fraud and get a new one.

if it has rear drums then you have one with a swap but the gauges won'tw ork and yoru speedo is prolly off. do you have lift at 6k?

also is it a 6 spd/


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Re: REV LIMITER [Re: Krayze] #161837 Apr 22, 3:04pm Apr 22, 3:04pm
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the asshole owner before it has GT gauges inside...

just get aftermarket GTS gauges or something...
cause you have GTS.


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Re: REV LIMITER [Re: VSGTS14] #161838 Apr 22, 3:14pm Apr 22, 3:14pm
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im curious to see what he responds on
gts has 6 forward gears

rear disc brakes

and you should be able to dig that thing way past the 6800 rpm redline

hurry and reply man so we can help solve this problem


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Re: REV LIMITER [Re: eric_h] #161839 Apr 22, 6:43pm Apr 22, 6:43pm
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Ok, sorry guys for being away for so long. Had to do a lot today. It has 6 gears manual, and for the speed on the car. when Im on the highway on my gauge I am doing 65 but really doing 60 from what radars say. the car came with stock rims but low profile tires. I baught the car used from a Toyota dealership. but just now realized that it had a different gauge. Also if I took it back wouldnt it be to late since now they would prbably think I did it.

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ok
you have the GT gauge cluster...
you need to get GTS from dealer!

what a stupid ass dealer.


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Re: REV LIMITER [Re: VSGTS14] #161841 Apr 22, 6:58pm Apr 22, 6:58pm
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Wow...thats messed up. thumbsdown


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take it back and raise hell and threaten to report it to someone higher that they gave you a faulty car! and you will report odometer fraud if they dont do something about it, also its def a gts cause the gts speedo is scrunched up more in terms of spacing than the gt thats why it reads 65 instead of 60


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Re: REV LIMITER [Re: eric_h] #161843 Apr 22, 7:43pm Apr 22, 7:43pm
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Take the car back and threaten to report them for mileage fraud, and I promise you they'll give you a new gauge cluster.

If I were you though, I'd find an autofax(?) report on the car. I bet it has WAY more miles than they told you. If that is the case, screw threatening them, find a lawyer.


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u didnt notice it b4??


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Re: REV LIMITER [Re: RetroJ84] #161845 Apr 22, 8:43pm Apr 22, 8:43pm
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dude you will need to buy a expensive as hell gauge pack form toyota now

the aftermarket gauge daces still won't be right since you are missing certain things and it snot calibrated for yoru car.

take it back rasei soem hell and get a lawyer


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Re: REV LIMITER [Re: Krayze] #161846 Apr 22, 9:49pm Apr 22, 9:49pm
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Cant really do much since in two days Im leaving to Bahrain( In the NAVY ). I would have to prove it and a whole lot of bullshit and people to talk to just to get a damn new gauge cluster. probably wont show my original miles anyways. I just went to my carfax information on the car and it said there were no inconsistent odometer readings. Also showed me all the readings and didnt look off. I can get lift at 6. Thanks everyone for your help. wink, Now im not so confused on my car. Also one more quick question, is it the 2000 model GTS's that are the faster ones than the ones after it. wtf because the 2000 have a longer redline, or something like that. fill me in. saw it somewhere cant remember.

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That is really messed up...

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gosh...your dealer screwed up...

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the 2000,2001,2003,and 2004 all rev the same, the 2002 model GTS revs smaller because of the rev limiter, the 2000 celi has smaller shift gates than the other models


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Originally Posted by RevMonster
Take the car back and threaten to report them for mileage fraud, and I promise you they'll give you a new gauge cluster.

If I were you though, I'd find an autofax(?) report on the car. I bet it has WAY more miles than they told you. If that is the case, screw threatening them, find a lawyer.


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