Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
over rev question... #216388 Jul 4, 11:25pm Jul 4, 11:25pm
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 1,478
South Carolina
2003cbgts OP
Specialist
2003 Toyota Celica
2003cbgts OP

Specialist
2003 Toyota Celica

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 1,478
South Carolina
over rev question...
how many of you guys have over reved ur engine? is it possible to over rev and not damage ur engine? i have a 03 gts and i was doing like 80 and dropped into a lower gear that i wanted and it reved like to 8000 at least. but its not making any sounds and its driving perfect.. should i be worried? the second i heard the engine over reving i pushed the clutch back in real quick. thanks

Re: over rev question... [Re: 2003cbgts] #216389 Jul 4, 11:46pm Jul 4, 11:46pm
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 3,038
Alexandria, VA
2000 Spectra Blue Toyota Celica Clos
Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica
Clos
2000 Spectra Blue Toyota Celica
Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 3,038
Alexandria, VA
its good that you pushed ur clutch right wen you miss shifted, our engines are redline tested, but that does not mean you can red line ur car every minute, of course there is ware and tear wen you over rev, but if you in 8k its not that bad just shift fast, also if you wanna hit lift in all gear you have to rev that high anyways, im not telling you to go red line ur car, but wen its race time if you have it there for a few seconds ur fine but if ur in it for a while you mite blow the engine, just careful next time, and just try not to red line ur car if you want for it to last you a longtime

Re: over rev question... [Re: Clos] #216390 Jul 4, 11:46pm Jul 4, 11:46pm
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 3,038
Alexandria, VA
2000 Spectra Blue Toyota Celica Clos
Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica
Clos
2000 Spectra Blue Toyota Celica
Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 3,038
Alexandria, VA
correct me if im wrong guys

Re: over rev question... [Re: Clos] #216391 Jul 5, 12:23am Jul 5, 12:23am
Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,376
Los Angeles, CA
QTRMLR_1
Specialist
2002 Toyota Celica
QTRMLR_1

Specialist
2002 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,376
Los Angeles, CA
what's interesting is that on the Trial website for the 3zz upgrade, they mention that after the kit which includes pistons, rods, crank, gasket, etc...the engine can hold up to 8000 rpm. I don't know exactly know what they mean by "hold" but it still doesn't sound encouraging to go over 8000 rpm even though the limiter goes up to 8400 rpm except on the 02 GTS.
Maybe "hold" means you can stay at 8000 rpm a little longer than several seconds, and the engine will be less likely to blow on you than before the kit!


I get my kicks on EC.
Re: over rev question... [Re: QTRMLR_1] #216392 Jul 5, 12:42am Jul 5, 12:42am
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 1,478
South Carolina
2003cbgts OP
Specialist
2003 Toyota Celica
2003cbgts OP

Specialist
2003 Toyota Celica

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 1,478
South Carolina
thats like the first times its happened.. it could have went past 8k i dunno. it just scared me so i throwed the clutch in . no bad signs so far just paranoid i guess

Re: over rev question... [Re: QTRMLR_1] #216393 Jul 5, 12:53am Jul 5, 12:53am
Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,376
Los Angeles, CA
QTRMLR_1
Specialist
2002 Toyota Celica
QTRMLR_1

Specialist
2002 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,376
Los Angeles, CA
I have landed in lift on the 02 GTS 7800 rpm limit, shifting at 7700 rpm, but not consistently. so I'll see what it's like trying to land in lift shifting at 8000 rpm and having that extra margin of the 5800 lift engagement when I upgrade to the 00 GTS ECU. My warranty is up and I can't afford a new engine so I'm more inclined to play it safe as far as going over 8000 rpm. After saving up for the cost of a new engine, I'll go to 8400 rpm with no hesitation. I also might go there, if all you guys start speaking up saying you've been to 8400 rpm many times for several years and never had any problems with your engine. So I'm all ears...


I get my kicks on EC.
Re: over rev question... [Re: QTRMLR_1] #216394 Jul 5, 2:01am Jul 5, 2:01am
Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,870
San Francisco -The Bay
2000 Silver Toyota Celica Chelica815
Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica
Chelica815
2000 Silver Toyota Celica
Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,870
San Francisco -The Bay
When you guys say "throw the clutch back in" what does that mean? Say that you over rev by accident, what must you do instantly to prevent a bigger problem. Basically, what is the correct reaction?


Aggressively Driven
2000 Celica GT-S 6 Speed
Re: over rev question... [Re: Chelica815] #216395 Jul 5, 10:28am Jul 5, 10:28am
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 1,478
South Carolina
2003cbgts OP
Specialist
2003 Toyota Celica
2003cbgts OP

Specialist
2003 Toyota Celica

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 1,478
South Carolina
push the clutch in as soon as humanly possible so the rpms will go back down and you can get it out of the wrong gear asap.

Re: over rev question... [Re: 2003cbgts] #216396 Jul 6, 1:48pm Jul 6, 1:48pm
Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 85
NE Pennsylvania USA
OneShotUno
Member
2000 Toyota Celica GT
OneShotUno

Member
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 85
NE Pennsylvania USA
For the Trial kit it increases displacement to 2.0L by increasing stroke. Therefore, the piston will be moving up and down at a much higher speed. The higher the stroke, the lower you would want the your redline to be.

Re: over rev question... [Re: OneShotUno] #216397 Jul 6, 1:57pm Jul 6, 1:57pm
Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,376
Los Angeles, CA
QTRMLR_1
Specialist
2002 Toyota Celica
QTRMLR_1

Specialist
2002 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,376
Los Angeles, CA
not a bad idea to be safe...but how much lower than 8400 rpm with the Trial?


I get my kicks on EC.
Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
WaWaWAGTS
WaWaWAGTS
2000 Toyota Celica
Southern California

Posts: 93
Joined: September 2004
Show All Member Profiles 
Recent Topics
First Toyota, Celica gt-s
by MiataMan. 09/22/2017 6:58 AM
FS: 18 in rims Rays Wolf 77
by WAYNESKI777. 09/20/2017 10:02 AM
Need help wiring a splice in tail light converter.
by seefeldt321. 09/19/2017 3:26 PM
System 10 Speakers not working
by willlcurry. 09/18/2017 3:35 PM
how do u bleed clutch line
by scorpionafw. 09/12/2017 3:20 PM
CELICA GEN 7 WELCOME DOOR LIGHTS
by Jinxy1965. 09/10/2017 1:36 PM
Need advice with buying Celica GT 2005 (t23)
by DarkSorrow. 09/05/2017 10:51 AM
Need advice on my engine.
by Tameah21. 09/05/2017 6:39 AM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Snapshot build 20170920)