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let say i wanna upgrade... #195881 Jun 9, 12:23pm Jun 9, 12:23pm
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let say i wanna upgrade...
few simple but EFFECTIVE upgrade for a GT ... would CAI and Turbo be da rite choices ? and prolly TRD exhaust ...

Re: let say i wanna upgrade... [Re: Gachinto] #195882 Jun 9, 12:31pm Jun 9, 12:31pm
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Turbo and Custom Straightpipe exhaust, prolly 2.5". You will need a new ECU, the Apex'i PFC will do just fine.
Hope you have about 5 grand lying around to do this stuff though, unless you plan on installing it yourself, in which case, it comes out a lot cheaper.

Re: let say i wanna upgrade... [Re: GraSSRooTs] #195883 Jun 9, 12:57pm Jun 9, 12:57pm
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if you get a Turbo make sure you do it safe.. CAI is always a good choise and you might wanna consider and exaust , DC headers and a ECU..

Re: let say i wanna upgrade... [Re: SaddY] #195884 Jun 9, 1:08pm Jun 9, 1:08pm
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wat's up with Turbo ... wat's UNSAFE ?

and is there upgrades tat must be LINK together ... ? like if i get This then i MUST get THat and That and That and ... im kinda a car newb ... so i just want things SIMPLE and EASY so ... i know wat i actually ADDED grin plus price and stuff of couse =P

excuse me but wat's DC headers, PFC, and ECU ? confused confused

Re: let say i wanna upgrade... [Re: SaddY] #195885 Jun 9, 1:08pm Jun 9, 1:08pm
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you cant do a CAI and a Turbo, all Turbo kits come with an Intake, yet if you build a custom Turbo, you can probably doa CAI, but i dont know how that would do in power!!


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Re: let say i wanna upgrade... [Re: Gachinto] #195886 Jun 9, 1:11pm Jun 9, 1:11pm
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Originally Posted by Gachinto
wat's up with Turbo ... wat's UNSAFE ?

and is there upgrades tat must be LINK together ... ? like if i get This then i MUST get THat and That and That and ... im kinda a car newb ... so i just want things SIMPLE and EASY so ... i know wat i actually ADDED grin plus price and stuff of couse =P

excuse me but wat's DC headers, PFC, and ECU ? confused confused


ECU is the stock computer Chip, DC Headers is a company that makes headers for the Celi, along with HS and Trial, the PFC is an aftermarker Computer Chip made from Apex'I, And when you ask what comes with getting Turbo, its all up to you, you can add Turbo to your car and stay everything else, or you can get pulleys, or exhuast, springs, computer chip, i dont know, im just saying that nothing has to come with anything, but you can add more mods to help the Turbo get more power!!


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Re: let say i wanna upgrade... [Re: qbanprepster21] #195887 Jun 9, 1:13pm Jun 9, 1:13pm
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When you get a Turbo you have to maintain you're car really well ! also you must be aware that a Celica has a quite hight compression.. (even GT) so if you run a Turbo you can't run a to high boost or you must lower the compression.. when you lower compression you will lose HP but you will regain that HP as you run a higher boost.. but first do the 'basic' mods like CAI, Exaust, Headers and stuff like that BEFORE you grab something like a Turbo.. eventough you can buy a Turbo and have it installed you still require quite some knowledge bout cars to maintain your car well and keep it from blowing or any other problems.. so I suggest a CAI, ECU Exaust an Headers first.. after that you might wanna consider a Turbo but please don't do it before that.. especailly since you said you're kind of a car newb

Re: let say i wanna upgrade... [Re: SaddY] #195888 Jun 9, 1:29pm Jun 9, 1:29pm
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ahh haa ... so i won't touch Turbo ... yet ...

thx thx thx thumbsup

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