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Turbo or Supercharger #183295 May 22, 3:56pm May 22, 3:56pm
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Turbo or Supercharger
Is there anyone out there that has a Turbo or supercharger on their GT. I have a 2001 GT and I have herd that there are Turbos and superchargers for the GT but I have had no luck finding anyone that knows where to get them. And which of the two gives you more bang for your buck. confused cry

Re: Turbo or Supercharger [Re: Celica_1] #183296 May 22, 4:46pm May 22, 4:46pm
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Turbo thumbsup
Get the stafford


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Re: Turbo or Supercharger [Re: mastro543] #183297 May 22, 4:50pm May 22, 4:50pm
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Originally Posted by mastro543
Turbo thumbsup
Get the stafford


yeah with the S/C you have to get a new Hood...

Re: Turbo or Supercharger [Re: cycocelica] #183298 May 23, 2:43am May 23, 2:43am
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So If I'm Planning on a getting a new Hood anyhow smile wich Hood suits the S/C ?

Re: Turbo or Supercharger [Re: SaddY] #183299 May 23, 12:48pm May 23, 12:48pm
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no one make one that fits it yet, it has to be custom (correct me if i'm wrong)
i'ld go Turbo, oh wait i am

Re: Turbo or Supercharger [Re: Celicaracer18] #183300 May 23, 1:39pm May 23, 1:39pm
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for the best speed to cost ratio get the Turbo. enough said.

Re: Turbo or Supercharger [Re: fusi0n] #183301 May 23, 5:16pm May 23, 5:16pm
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i think TRD has a Hood that will accomodate the TRD s/c...since the price of a s/c and Turbo are nearly the same...go for Turbo...you dont have to buy a new Hood

Re: Turbo or Supercharger [Re: darksidecelica] #183302 May 23, 11:19pm May 23, 11:19pm
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SC works on low RPM's while Turbo starts to kick in at higher rpm's wich makes it more logical to get a SC to get better acceleration ( to me) and you'll keep the warranty.. but hell the S/C won't fit on a GTS anyway frown atleast not the TRD

Re: Turbo or Supercharger [Re: SaddY] #183303 May 24, 6:42am May 24, 6:42am
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Originally Posted by SaddY
SC works on low RPM's while Turbo starts to kick in at higher rpm's wich makes it more logical to get a SC to get better acceleration ( to me) and you'll keep the warranty.. but hell the S/C won't fit on a GTS anyway frown atleast not the TRD


first off, read and research about forced induction before you post about it.

a supercharger will yield a smooth powerband, but less top end power. however, a Turbo system can be customized to whatever your needs are. if you want quick acceleration down low and are not worried about top end power, get a smaller Turbo. for more top end power, go for larger Turbos. if you're looking for top end power while maintaining no lag, study compression maps and see which Turbocharger suits your application.

im doing a custom setup using a t3 super 60 Turbo, which isn't TOO big, but still spools up pretty fast(2k rpms). the only reason i would see to get the supercharger is for preference or if you are a TRD freak(at least if you have a GT), because for 3.5K you could have a Turbo which would yield lots of power(both tq and hp all over the powerband).

Re: Turbo or Supercharger [Re: fusi0n] #183304 May 24, 9:13am May 24, 9:13am
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anyone no where i can find a TRD S/C?


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Re: Turbo or Supercharger [Re: bmw52786] #183305 May 24, 9:42am May 24, 9:42am
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Originally Posted by bmw52786
anyone no where i can find a TRD S/C?


oh, you mean the supercharger where you have to spend uber money to modify the Hood and still be slow as hell?

...no idea.

Re: Turbo or Supercharger [Re: fusi0n] #183306 May 24, 2:20pm May 24, 2:20pm
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^^^ You must have no idea what your talkin about "UBER MONEY"... The total cost of my TRD S/C install was 2900 + the 250 to have a cowl made. I makes great power, the numbers w/ I/H/E come to 187 which sounds low and would be low for a NA car but having that power through out the power band on a FI car is much different!!! The car is all power to weight now! I can run and beat late and eary model 5.0's, camaros, stock WRX's and 2 SRT-4's so far + when I need warranty work done its covered... I wanna see you take yours in with you SF, DD, or C2 kit thumbsup


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Re: Turbo or Supercharger [Re: JBing] #183307 May 24, 2:26pm May 24, 2:26pm
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the Blitz S/C will give you similar gains to the TRD S/C & it fits underneath the stock Hood, but it's twice as expensive as the TRD S/C

Re: Turbo or Supercharger [Re: v3n0m] #183308 May 24, 2:36pm May 24, 2:36pm
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^^^ + is only made for the GTS cry


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Re: Turbo or Supercharger [Re: JBing] #183309 May 24, 2:52pm May 24, 2:52pm
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hey jbling, you have any tracks around where you live? I would like to see a 1/4 mile time so when i put my Turbo in we can compare the two.


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Re: Turbo or Supercharger [Re: trdcelica13] #183310 May 24, 2:56pm May 24, 2:56pm
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yea theres one about 100mi north, Id like to hit it up when I have some extra time thumbsup


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Re: Turbo or Supercharger [Re: JBing] #183311 May 24, 3:13pm May 24, 3:13pm
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lol then you can both compar eyour times to mine wink thumbsup j/p

they are making a Hood to accomodate the TRD s/c on the celicas. the thread is just a few spots down on this page wink lol rofl


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Re: Turbo or Supercharger [Re: JBing] #183312 May 24, 8:36pm May 24, 8:36pm
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Originally Posted by JBing
^^^ You must have no idea what your talkin about "UBER MONEY"... The total cost of my TRD S/C install was 2900 + the 250 to have a cowl made. I makes great power, the numbers w/ I/H/E come to 187 which sounds low and would be low for a NA car but having that power through out the power band on a FI car is much different!!! The car is all power to weight now! I can run and beat late and eary model 5.0's, camaros, stock WRX's and 2 SRT-4's so far + when I need warranty work done its covered... I wanna see you take yours in with you SF, DD, or C2 kit thumbsup


so you are telling me that in your car which produces 187 peak horsepower(i dont care how good the powerband is), on 19 inch wheels, you can beat srt-4s?? look at it like this, the blitz supercharger kept the gts in the 14s, and you expect your TRD supercharger to bump your car into the 13s on a GT. show me some timeslips and a dyno, or a video of you beating a wrx and srt-4 and maybe i'll start to look into superchargers.

btw, for about 2500 i bought all the parts for my Turbo kit. im just waiting on my manifold to be done.

EDIT: i just saw that you lived in michigan? which part? i would really, really like to see this.

Re: Turbo or Supercharger [Re: fusi0n] #183313 May 24, 9:18pm May 24, 9:18pm
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ohboy^^^


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Re: Turbo or Supercharger [Re: JBing] #183314 May 24, 9:22pm May 24, 9:22pm
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WOW you read my profile and looked at a pic, good for you!!!! No look at the For Sale forum and take a look at the 19's for sale. I hope you can put 2 and 2 together and realize that there no longer on the car!!! and once you've done that, Please and I ask this nicely... STOP RUNNING MY FUCKIN NAME THROUGH THE MUD ON NC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! angry angry angry IF YOU DONT LIKE THIS SITE DONT COME BACK, unless you just cant get enough of us ricers, that is what you said right?????


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Re: Turbo or Supercharger [Re: JBing] #183315 May 24, 9:46pm May 24, 9:46pm
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JBing, I post here and on NC too...please understand that SC and Turbo are 2 different setups for 2 different needs. Im going Turbo myself in about a week or two (SF kit for GTS, just in case) and Ive been in the tracks running and watching, so I hope my opinion is somewhat informative to you...
take care.

Re: Turbo or Supercharger [Re: fraugts] #183316 May 29, 6:12pm May 29, 6:12pm
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ricer??????? just wait until i get my sequential gearbox(among other parts) and smoke the wrx here in town i'll send you acoppy of his pink-slip angry

Re: Turbo or Supercharger [Re: V8killer] #183317 May 29, 6:16pm May 29, 6:16pm
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and if i do go Turbo, you will most likely end up buying a truck, call us ricers

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