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dan
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Apr 22, 12:31pm - #162104 
Turbo for Celica...question

I might be gettin a Turbo for my -00 gt celica...i am gettting it for maddddddd cheap so i figured pounce on it..wat do i have to do to my engine for the Turbo to be successful n stuff..??

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Apr 22, 12:32pm - #162105 
Do lots and lots of homework on Turbos...

What kind of Turbo and i hope someone else is installing it for you grin

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Apr 22, 12:34pm - #162106 
if you run at 6-7 psi your internals will hold up, any higher than that i would look into valves, pistons and connecting rods.

also, look into the apex-i power FC thumbsup

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Apr 22, 12:34pm - #162107 
give us details on the Turbo and then it could be a lot easier to help you because i think some Turbos require mods and some wont, so...just let us have some info and im sure someone on EC will be able to give you more details on that thumbsup


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Apr 22, 12:34pm - #162108 
btw, how much you gettin the Turbo for?


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Apr 22, 12:43pm - #162109 
Im not sure what kind yet but i will find out and i will pay probably only a couple hundred...also lets say i dont get it..what engine work can i do to make my car faster??..im thinkin hotshot headers?

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Apr 22, 12:46pm - #162110 
u can't do headers and Turbo man...like i said DO UR HOMEWORK...search the site there are TONS of Turbo threads thumbsup

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Apr 22, 1:28pm - #162111 
rofl you do know just cause the Turbo itself is only a couple hundred you'll need a whole kit fabricated around it wink you wont find a full Turbo kit including piping, management, IC for a few hundred $$.

I suggest you go to www.staffordfabrication.com and look at their setup. then compare it to this too good to be true (which it prolly isnt true) deal of yours smile

good luck anyways! and I really hope you have someone who knows what they are doing install it.


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Apr 22, 2:28pm - #162112 
Originally Posted by Lucky_317
rofl you do know just cause the Turbo itself is only a couple hundred you'll need a whole kit fabricated around it wink you wont find a full Turbo kit including piping, management, IC for a few hundred $$.

I suggest you go to www.staffordfabrication.com and look at their setup. then compare it to this too good to be true (which it prolly isnt true) deal of yours smile

good luck anyways! and I really hope you have someone who knows what they are doing install it.

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Apr 22, 3:19pm - #162113 
a real kit for the celica should come with everything you need thumbsup


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Apr 22, 6:22pm - #162114 
Great info

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Apr 22, 8:50pm - #162115 
Originally Posted by dan
Im not sure what kind yet but i will find out and i will pay probably only a couple hundred...also lets say i dont get it..what engine work can i do to make my car faster??..im thinkin hotshot headers?


Oh jeez, not another one. rolleyes


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Apr 22, 8:54pm - #162116 
Originally Posted by Whatitdo
Originally Posted by dan
Im not sure what kind yet but i will find out and i will pay probably only a couple hundred...also lets say i dont get it..what engine work can i do to make my car faster??..im thinkin hotshot headers?


Oh jeez, not another one. rolleyes
I assume that someone is going to make this modern marvel for him, and he is going to be stupid enough to put it on his car.

Bravo.


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Apr 23, 5:53pm - #162117 
i no a Turbo and a header dont go...i said what if i DONT GET A Turbo..what do you recommend is a good upgrade? i said..maybe headers...read what i put out properly next time..

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Apr 24, 4:10am - #162118 
Originally Posted by dan
Im not sure what kind yet but i will find out and i will pay probably only a couple hundred...also lets say i dont get it..what engine work can i do to make my car faster??..im thinkin hotshot headers?


even if it is just the turbine, a couple hundred sounds a little low to me...quality isnt cheap

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Apr 24, 4:23am - #162119 
yep your right itll cost you over a grand just for a custom exhaust manifold .. and piping well thats for some quality work... and you still need to buy a lot more things ...like trog said do your hw


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