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il,cook
Jul 6, 7:19pm - #217610 
want a little better accelaration

Hi...
I just self-installed CAI on my auto GT... and even if it was only 36$ i like it and the car is a bit faster! My question is what should i do to improve my acceleration so i can at least enjoy it more(the car i mean)? Anything except than Turbo, s/c or nos would be very helpfull///////
I have an idea about this whole thing but i am looking for some advise on what steps to take first...()
Thanks...!!!

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Jul 6, 7:25pm - #217611 
well, most CAI dont give you better accelaration so it kinda was ur first wrong turn, they give you better high end which makes up for it, but get an exhaust with a good low end design, get rid of any excess weight (helps since our cars got ghetto torque and weak low end hp).. but the only thing that really helps with accelaration is a supercharger or Turbo... or try light weight rims confused confused

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Jul 6, 7:28pm - #217612 
or try the new DC Headers 4-2-1, give low end hp/torque... or a power boost valve (just read it gives better acceleration) confused

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Jul 6, 7:56pm - #217613 
that is kind of what i was thinking...
what about those pulleys, sprockets and cams...
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Jul 6, 8:02pm - #217614 
bigger torque = better acceleration ? confused

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Jul 6, 8:21pm - #217615 
Originally Posted by Lucky_317
damn it dont mention those boost valves they ar eghey and wont work on our cars. I hope this stops before I see like 50 new posts about those things.


lol rofl rofl

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Jul 6, 8:21pm - #217616 
that is interesting!!!!

Anyway...Like i said : i just want to enjoy it a litle more --- i know it will never fly!!!!!

Do you know how much is that F/I... goin to cost? Since you thik that is my best bet...??????? frown

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Jul 6, 8:23pm - #217617 
Originally Posted by mid
that is kind of what i was thinking...
what about those pulleys, sprockets and cams...
confusednew


cams would be sweet, but i dont know if they even make any aftermarket or if there is a variety to choose from.. pulleys help with accelaration, but some celica drivers complain about it or say its not worth the gain

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Jul 7, 3:37am - #217618 
Originally Posted by Lucky_317
oh and on an N/A auto Gt you're screwed as far as going fast is concerned. unless you do some type of F/I your car will never come close to being fast. my advice, save up for the F/I or save up for a different car. something like a auto camaro would be nice if you have to have auto and want speed as well.
hm...i think auto gt still a celica. but my opinion is, if you want fast, get a bike, just like me, smoke everyone...and i think all celica is not tat fast, everyone like celica is because it look so god damn nice and swt( that my opinion)

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Jul 7, 3:45am - #217619 
Originally Posted by mid
that is interesting!!!!

Anyway...Like i said : i just want to enjoy it a litle more --- i know it will never fly!!!!!

Do you know how much is that F/I... goin to cost? Since you thik that is my best bet...??????? frown


F/I means forced induction, which is basically Turbochargers and superchargers. the cost for a kit really depends on how far you want to boost it, but the base prices on the parts for an SF kit is around $3,500.

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Jul 7, 10:04am - #217620 
^^ what he said


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Jul 7, 1:26pm - #217621 
REPOST, geezus.

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_1870091434_3_collapsed_5__1.html#1870091434

Cams will not give you better acceleration, they free up hp on the higher end and move the power band around- thats all they do. Aftermarket cams are rarely made specifically for any car- what you do is you take your cams to a shop and they "regrind" them to match new specifications. it's not a minor mod.

Again, people who think a Turbocharger provides low end torque acceleration should be slapped; thats what a supercharger is for.

Finally, people need to stop saying that a larger exhaust will open up low end torque- if anything, an exhaust is the WORST mod you can do to your car without preparation. It KILLS low end torque while opening up a lot of high end hp. The theory behind this is not the mythical backpressure (which is ALWAYS bad), but rather a physics concept called gas scavenging. Think of it like a rope pulling through your engine. the more compact the gas particles in your exhaust (the smaller the exhaust pipe size) the more they're going to latch onto each other, the harder they will pull the "next batch of air" into the combustion chamber. Its hard to find a suitable combination between backpressure and a small enough pipe to maintain a desirable level of gas scavenging- but low end torque always suffers.

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Jul 7, 7:34pm - #217622 
Just sell your car and save for a GT 5 speed.

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Jul 7, 7:38pm - #217623 
^^dude, a GT 5 speed still isn't gonna be quicker than what he has...he needs something with a bigger motor if he wants faster.


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