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instinct247
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Jul 5, 11:57pm - #217038 
TRD supercharger

How is the TRD supercharger? it looks like it can add some umph to your car. anyone have it? and could give me there opinion on it?

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Jul 6, 12:02am - #217039 
i thought about it, but priced it out at toyota, they want 4g's for it plus install. but i would probably go super charged vs Turbo.

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Jul 6, 12:02am - #217040 
not enough bank for the buck.

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Jul 6, 12:34am - #217041 
I think it's not bad in terms of superchargers, but it won't fit in a Celica engine bay. You either have to cut a hole in your Hood or get a custom Hood like here.

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_1862377743_0_collapsed_5__1.html

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Jul 6, 12:42am - #217042 
i think that superchargers would be best for daily driver's, they offer good mid range power you can have fun with. i'd rather have a supercharger cause it matches my lifestyle better then a Turbo which gives more power up top.


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Jul 6, 12:58am - #217043 
rofl

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Jul 6, 10:15am - #217044 
you would think toyota would of thought about the supercharger being the celica is its sporty car. you cant get the TRD S.Charger in the echo how much fun is that TRD is retarded.


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Jul 6, 10:21am - #217045 
Originally Posted by JSPITZ
you would think toyota would of thought about the supercharger being the celica is its sporty car. you cant get the trd S.Charger in the echo how much fun is that TRD is retarded.


LOL!! rofl rofl

It is kind of stupid. People that buy the Echo aren't looking for power.


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of those speedchips! I figure if 1 gets me 20hp then 10 will get me 200hp!
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Jul 6, 11:33am - #217046 
Super chargers are a waste of money on our cars, they don't put out enough power for the price, you're better off with 1) buying a Turbo kit or 2) buying a new car w/ a supercharger already in it

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Jul 6, 12:16pm - #217047 
finally..a thread about superchargers where people finally realize that superchargers are pointless for the amount of money they cost.

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Jul 6, 12:25pm - #217048 
Lets face it, it really doesn't matter if you get a supercharger or Turbo if you buy a nice car hook it up the last thing you want to do is race it and total it.


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Jul 6, 12:56pm - #217049 
The SC is over priced for the power you get, but so is the Celica itself. So it makes you think.

I would personally choose the SC over a Turbo though, just because you get better lower and mid range power compared to a Turbo that has to kick in at specific rpm and a SC is more reliable than a Turbo.. but of course less powerful.


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Jul 6, 12:58pm - #217050 
a SC on the GTS would be nice if you could get one INSTALLED for about $1500

You can't even buy the kit for $1500 rolleyes


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Jul 6, 3:01pm - #217051 
Spitz, hey it's not like the Celica costs as much as a Ferrari...now I would think twice about racing that sh$#. If you are worried about racing and totaling your car...stay away from the race track...it's not your thing. Knowing whether a condition is safe is one thing, but real racers don't have fear when they go for it.


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Jul 6, 3:30pm - #217052 
isnt the celica TRD SC discontinued because people had problems with it and it was found that it leaks?

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Jul 6, 6:15pm - #217053 
You can buy the SC & get it installed for less than $3k, which isn't tha bad considering it adds 40hp.

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Jul 6, 9:35pm - #217054 
only 40hp?? that sux..and it cost way too fucking much for 40hp..i rather just get what Lucky have and be cool with it..
"with power come resposibility" hehehe..too much power just gonna kill ur car faster..But that's just how i see it..don't bash me on it aight??


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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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Jul 6, 10:10pm - #217055 
naw, the SC is covered by Toyota 'cuz it's a TRD part, so drive it all you want.

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Jul 6, 10:23pm - #217056 
^^^
exactly - wink

- so you're getting one too venom? happywink

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Jul 6, 10:33pm - #217057 
^ Whenever TRD makes it fit underneath the stock Hood I'll go to the bank & umm...order it grin

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Jul 6, 10:36pm - #217058 
Its over 3g's anyways, cause in order to get the fuel map corrected because of the difference between the rollas of trix's you'd have to buy a PFC or a shitty piggy-back cause of det. problems between 4000 & 5500 rpm. This is why I removed mine. I did 600 worth of dyno tuning and we still couldnt get the ping out. Its not worth it, buy a Turbo or some N2O or better yet just buy a new car thumbsup I tried callin TRD up to find out how they got the TRD S/C celi to work but they wouldnt let much info go.


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Jul 6, 10:38pm - #217059 
^ Dang!!! There goes my dreams of having the TRD S/C.

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Jul 6, 10:39pm - #217060 
It can be done, but theres a reason the TRD Celica ran 40 some thousand thumbsup


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Jul 6, 10:41pm - #217061 
Originally Posted by v3n0m
^ Dang!!! There goes my dreams of having the TRD S/C.


don't worry, nothing the Power-FC can't correct...

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Jul 6, 10:43pm - #217062 
Originally Posted by Sultan
Originally Posted by v3n0m
^ Dang!!! There goes my dreams of having the TRD S/C.


don't worry, nothing the Power-FC can't correct...

Exactly, jsut is it really worth it, its another grand for a good one, Im jsut tring to give you guys a heads up and save you some cash in the long run, learn from my mistakes thumbsup


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Jul 6, 10:46pm - #217063 
$4k can get you a Turbo kit...hmm...sounds tempting.

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Jul 6, 10:48pm - #217064 
^^^
true, thanks for the heads-up bro... I still might get this if I get bored after I complete the last few mods I'm planning. Just seems like less of a hassle to get Toyota to install and perform routine checks than to have a SF Turbo put in and constantly maintain it - idunno

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Jul 6, 10:52pm - #217065 
Might I suggest replacing the rod bearing b4 you install it, lol mine went one month after I removed mine thumbsup


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