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Sultan
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Sultan May 18, 3:30am - #179869 

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2002 Toyota Celica GT

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Philadelphia, PA
Engine Bay Complete - All Mods Installed... (56K nightmare)

Finally completed installing all my engine bay mods. Here's a list:

- TRD Oil Filler Cap
- AEM gen2 Cold Air Intake
- AEM Tru-Power Pulley
- Hotshot Header
- Hypermotive Front Strut Bar
- Hypermotive Battery Tie-Down
- Optima Yellow Top Battery
- IPT Carbon Fiber Engine Covers
- HoseTechniques SVH (SuperBlue)
- Grounding Kit


these are the few things still left to do...

- paint Intake manifold (silver)
- paint Optima Battery top (SuperBlue)
- Stafford Fuel Rail


6 Pics Follow - Please be patient and avoid posting until they're all up...

(check out the before and after) - wink
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Sultan
Speed Omen
Sultan May 18, 3:39am - #179870 

Speed Omen
2002 Toyota Celica GT

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Philadelphia, PA
1 - (before) - puke
1869995155-Resize of old engine bay.JPG
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Sultan
Speed Omen
Sultan May 18, 3:41am - #179871 

Speed Omen
2002 Toyota Celica GT

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2 - (after) - thumbsup
1869995159-Resize of new engine bay.JPG
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Speed Omen
Sultan May 18, 3:41am - #179872 

Speed Omen
2002 Toyota Celica GT

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Philadelphia, PA
3 -
1869995166-Resize of passenger side.JPG
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VSGTS14
05 WRB
VSGTS14 May 18, 3:42am - #179873 

05 WRB
2005 Subaru WRX STi

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SUBARU TECNICA INTERNATIONAL
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Speed Omen
Sultan May 18, 3:44am - #179874 

Speed Omen
2002 Toyota Celica GT

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Philadelphia, PA
4 -
1869995174-Resize of passenger 2.JPG
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Sultan
Speed Omen
Sultan May 18, 3:44am - #179875 

Speed Omen
2002 Toyota Celica GT

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5 -
1869995177-Resize of driver 1.JPG
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Speed Omen
Sultan May 18, 3:45am - #179876 

Speed Omen
2002 Toyota Celica GT

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Philadelphia, PA
6 -
1869995178-Resize of driver 2.JPG
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Speed4TheNeed
Caleb
Speed4TheNeed May 18, 3:46am - #179877 

Caleb
2000 Toyota Celica

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New Orleans, LA
geeeezzummmmm that looks so sick!!!!!!!!

thumbsup thumbsup
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Sultan
Speed Omen
Sultan May 18, 3:46am - #179878 

Speed Omen
2002 Toyota Celica GT

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Philadelphia, PA
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
must...post...

BIG difference!

and that blue...is amazing...NICE thumbsup


thanks bro - you know you're killing me though...

delete that post so people can see all the pics together - wave
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Speed Omen
Sultan May 18, 3:47am - #179879 

Speed Omen
2002 Toyota Celica GT

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Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
geeeezzummmmm that looks so sick!!!!!!!!

thumbsup thumbsup


yeah, pretty big difference there... happywink
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VSGTS14
05 WRB
VSGTS14 May 18, 3:52am - #179880 

05 WRB
2005 Subaru WRX STi

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all i can say is...


amazing... thumbsup eek

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dikitzaps
spaztikid May 18, 3:53am - #179881 
dikitzaps
1974 Toyota Celica

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LA
holy shit... that looks amazing eek eek eek thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup

mad props
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Sultan
Speed Omen
Sultan May 18, 3:59am - #179882 

Speed Omen
2002 Toyota Celica GT

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Philadelphia, PA
^^^
thanks bro - took me awhile but I'm finally getting around to installing everything...

- next up in a few weeks will be my new exterior. interior mods will follow soon after - wink
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Live42day
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Live42day May 18, 4:02am - #179883 

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2004 Toyota Celica GT

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WI
All I can say is...



WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Looks awesome man!! thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup

Originally posted by RICOGT:
i wanted to get the vac gauge because it constantly moves. more of a race feel i think
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marv
Member
marv May 18, 4:04am - #179884 

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2001 Toyota Celica

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cali
very nice thumbsup thumbsup

Vicious Veilside Celica
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BaTMaN_4
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BaTMaN_4 May 18, 4:28am - #179885 

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2002 Toyota Celica GT

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McAllen, TX
W...O...W! goodjob BEAUTIFUL JOB MAN!!
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Clos
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Clos May 18, 4:34am - #179886 
2000 Spectra Blue Toyota Celica
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2000 Toyota Celica

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thats like the best before and after pix i have ever seend
mad propz thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup
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Speed Omen
Sultan May 18, 4:37am - #179887 

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2002 Toyota Celica GT

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Philadelphia, PA
^^^
thanks man - it's probably because I waited to install everything all at once... grin
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NorwayGT
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NorwayGT May 18, 4:40am - #179888 

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2004 Dodge SRT4

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Seattle, WA
that looks AUSOME thumbsup

was....5speed with i/h/e
15.41 @ 89.30mph 2.282 60'

is....04 srt4 stock
13.936 100.15mph 2.177 60'
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robare99
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robare99 May 18, 4:45am - #179889 

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2003 Toyota Celica GT

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Alberta, Canada
Wow that looks awesome. You should get different connectors for you battery posts.
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Sultan May 18, 4:47am - #179890 

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^^^
any advice on which are the best quality? I've been thinking of changing them for a few weeks...
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Elec-FuYu May 18, 4:48am - #179891 
2003 Silver Toyota Celica
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2003 Toyota Celica

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B.C. Coquitlam
supreme~ thumbsup thumbsup

I am a HID Maniac!!
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LostAngel May 18, 5:05am - #179892 
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VERY NICE!! BRAVO!
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cycocelica
daman
cycocelica May 18, 5:16am - #179893 

daman
2000 Toyota Celica GT

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Washington
that is just...WOW, amazing. Makes me want to get the IPT covers even more...now i just need the money. GREAT JOB thumbsup
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00GTShope
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00GTShope May 18, 5:37am - #179894 

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2000 Toyota Celica

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Eastern Ontario, Canada
That looks amazing!! love the blue hoses!! thumbsup
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Markus
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Markus May 18, 5:38am - #179895 

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Canada
Looks awesome. Great job man.

How much did the covers cost you?
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v3n0m
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v3n0m May 18, 5:44am - #179896 

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St. George, UT
about time you put all of that stuff on happywink

it's so freaking clean you can eat right off it grin
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marky26
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marky26 May 18, 7:00am - #179897 
2000 black Toyota Celica
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2000 Toyota Celica

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Long Beach, CA
I like your strut bar where did you get it? I got a tanabe and it looks like crap. . .
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Erick
Bread Fishing..
Erick May 18, 7:01am - #179898 

Bread Fishing..
2001 Toyota Celica GT

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Bay Area, CA
finally i see the hypermotive bar in place thumbsup it just looks so clean and wonderful.. gimme

LNK
"you only need something when you know it exists..then it becomes a want"
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Sultan May 18, 7:05am - #179899 

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2002 Toyota Celica GT

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Philadelphia, PA
Originally Posted by Markus
Looks awesome. Great job man.

How much did the covers cost you?


I think they were $720...
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Sultan May 18, 7:07am - #179900 

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Originally Posted by v3n0m
about time you put all of that stuff on happywink

it's so freaking clean you can eat right off it grin


yeah, I detailed the entire engine bay before installing anything... CD-2 works wonders
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Sultan May 18, 7:08am - #179901 

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Originally Posted by marky26
I like your strut bar where did you get it? I got a tanabe and it looks like crap. . .


GB from nc a long time ago... I actually got the front, rear and tie-down all together
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Sultan May 18, 7:10am - #179902 

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2002 Toyota Celica GT

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Philadelphia, PA
Originally Posted by Erick
finally i see the hypermotive bar in place thumbsup it just looks so clean and wonderful.. gimme


I know, I've been promising you that pic for some time - wave
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ToiletPaper May 18, 7:46am - #179903 
2000 Liquid Silver Toyota Celica GT
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awesome eek
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Virgilson May 18, 7:59am - #179904 

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2000 Toyota Celica GT

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OMG The Best Looking Engine I've Seen!!!! I Love The Carbon Fiber!!! Congrats!!! Represent the CArbon blue Celi's thumbsup
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AzNfLiP17oY
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AzNfLiP17oY May 18, 8:02am - #179905 

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how much did you get that strut bar for?
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BReakinDrifTs May 18, 8:06am - #179906 
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Very nice and clean thumbsup
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hk007 May 18, 9:56am - #179907 

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New York
niceee... ur engine bay is now officially PIMPED grin

how much were the CarbonFiber Covers?

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Anonymous May 18, 11:44am - #179908 
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this should explain it for me, !!!!!!!!!

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SSCarbonGTS May 18, 1:40pm - #179909 

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2000 Toyota Celica

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Quebec, Canada
Very nice ! thumbsup

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YoshiVS May 18, 2:02pm - #179910 

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2000 Toyota Celica

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thumbsup thumbsup

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Justice May 18, 2:18pm - #179911 

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tru_Asiatik_Pride May 18, 3:03pm - #179912 

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2003 Toyota Celica

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thats awesome bro makes me wanna get my carbon fiber covers too.
very clean thumbsup

btw what size hoses did you use is it hard to replace the hoses?
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ThE iRoN mAiDeN
Gen7fan May 18, 3:07pm - #179913 
2003 silver streak Toyota Celica GT
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Jesus tap dancin christ thats sick! thumbsup
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Speed Omen
Sultan May 18, 3:39pm - #179914 

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Originally Posted by tru_Asiatik_Pride
thats awesome bro makes me wanna get my carbon fiber covers too.
very clean thumbsup

btw what size hoses did you use is it hard to replace the hoses?


the hoses were not that hard to replace. I got the set made for the celica from HoseTechniques - their directions are pretty straightforward although I made some slight modifications...

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Anonymous May 18, 3:56pm - #179915 
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clean and pimp..i give it 20 thumbs up
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CELIBORGY
Toyota ko!
CELIBORGY May 18, 4:50pm - #179916 
2001 Carbon Blue Toyota Celica
Toyota ko!
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thumbsup

ako ang HARI ng sablay...
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tony May 18, 5:10pm - #179917 

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2000 Toyota Celica GT

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This has got to be the one of the nicest engine bays. thumbsup

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Speed Omen
Sultan May 18, 5:16pm - #179918 

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thanks tony - thumbsup
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