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Jae
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May 7, 6:59am - #173952 
loosing power at the lift.

ok i have 2001 celica gts and well anyways, i uses to race mustang v6 and i would be able to take them when the lift is engaged. But yesterday i raced a stock v6 again, and he was actually beat me on at my lift.
waht the hell is going on??.
I've had problem with starting the car lately,it would take about 7-10 sec for my car to start up. Its not the battery, becasue it will start up no matter what, but it would just take way longer. you think that's the problem?

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May 7, 7:04am - #173953 
do the basics...change your plugs, clean your MAF, get some injector cleaner. That should do it.

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Jae
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May 7, 7:07am - #173954 
Originally Posted by grcelica
do the basics...change your plugs, clean your MAF, get some injector cleaner. That should do it.


lot of people are saying that its my MAF, but does that make that much of problem if you have Intake?? that's crazy

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May 7, 7:20am - #173955 
everr hear of lift bolts??
the 2000-2001 GTS breaks the lift bolts, if you under 60,000 miles its under the TSB bulletin. Make an appointment to get em fixed

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May 7, 8:59am - #173956 
yeah, the maf sensor is a HUGE problem on the GTS

I bet yours is crusted with crap. Clean it. thumbsup


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May 7, 11:26am - #173957 
Ya, I would suggest cleaning the MAF. It's a rather big problem on the GTS, also check your lift bolts. I believe from '00 - '02 the lift bolts were very weak, compared to the newer ones.

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Jae
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May 10, 2:19pm - #173958 
i clean the maf and it was clean already.
and wouldn't the lift won't engage at all if the lift bolts were broken??
the lift hits, but not as strong

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May 10, 2:25pm - #173959 
the lift bolts are not any stronger on the 03+ MY, they just redirect to load to make them last longer.

they'll need to be replaced eventually.

If the bolts are broken, lift will be strong sometimes, weak others, and sometimes dead. Or it might be completely dead. Unless it's dead, good luck getting a dealer to fix it thumbsdown


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May 10, 2:38pm - #173960 
Originally Posted by Jae
ok i have 2001 celica gts and well anyways, i uses to race mustang v6 and i would be able to take them when the lift is engaged. But yesterday i raced a stock v6 again, and he was actually beat me on at my lift.


please forgive me fror making an assumption but don't you have an auto GTS? you beat a V6 'stang? confused


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yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
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May 13, 5:27pm - #173961 
yeah i was in freeway and i usually take v6 mustangs like nothing when the lift is engaged. i almost keep up with v8's when the lift is engaged

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May 14, 12:09pm - #173962 
Jae man, if you got a automatic celica then i guess you could take a v6 mustang on the highway, did you race the current v6 mustang from a stop? cause i don't know i think a v6 mustang stick would take your from a stop. Then again i don't know i've only driven the 6 sped celica gts!

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May 14, 1:36pm - #173963 
Originally Posted by Jae
yeah i was in freeway and i usually take v6 mustangs like nothing when the lift is engaged. i almost keep up with v8's when the lift is engaged


wow...lift never ceases to amaze me... eek


Originally posted by SKOOF:
yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
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May 29, 1:27pm - #173964 
wavejust cause the lift bolts are broke doesn't mean lift doesn't work...its just going to be extremely erratic

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May 29, 2:27pm - #173965 
#1 Clean your MAF...I didn't think it would make much of a difference, but it REALLY does. Try that, and if its still a problem, then you can ask more questions. lol wave


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