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cams, shafts, pistons, plugs, and lsd #218600 Jul 7, 6:41pm Jul 7, 6:41pm
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cams, shafts, pistons, plugs, and lsd
this is an all rolled into one post.

what are the best cams, shafts, pistons, spark plugs, and limited slip differentials?

i heard that cat cams are the best cams.
also denzo have the best plugs
i have no idea about the pistons, shafts, and even if they make a lsd for a celica.

any info like where to buy and what are the best and the right sizes will be greatly appreciated. thanks


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Re: cams, shafts, pistons, plugs, and lsd [Re: round2gts] #218601 Jul 7, 7:06pm Jul 7, 7:06pm
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cams? what cams?


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Re: cams, shafts, pistons, plugs, and lsd [Re: Death] #218602 Jul 7, 7:59pm Jul 7, 7:59pm
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celica are run with chains,
spark plug are all the same not much difference,
TRD makes LSD for celica and also you can't really compare LSD they are all the same.
TRD makes pistons for 2zz only in japan, and brashboy, trial makes stroker kit.

Just an advice, the celica parts are almost same, there isn't BEST parts for celica. The difference between parts are quality and sound, and characteristic. So you can't really say BEST to any parts. Also Its very hard to find celica parts. only good parts are available in japan. Go grab yourself HYPER_MAG celica editon in little tokyo or japanese book store. And they have almost every parts list and detailed information on celica parts from Japan.

Re: cams, shafts, pistons, plugs, and lsd [Re: Jae] #218603 Jul 10, 9:46am Jul 10, 9:46am
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if TRD ever approves their cam projects for the celica, maybe we'll get lucky.

Re: cams, shafts, pistons, plugs, and lsd [Re: round2gts] #218604 Jul 10, 12:49pm Jul 10, 12:49pm
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shafts ? are you talking about connecting rods ?


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Re: cams, shafts, pistons, plugs, and lsd [Re: Jae] #218605 Jul 10, 1:22pm Jul 10, 1:22pm
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There are several lsd's for the Celica. TRD helical or clutch type, Kaaz, Quaife, and Cusco. I may be missing some. I wouldn't say they are all they same either and there's a definite difference between lsds and types.

Re: cams, shafts, pistons, plugs, and lsd [Re: round2gts] #218606 Jul 10, 9:54pm Jul 10, 9:54pm
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Originally Posted by round2gts
this is an all rolled into one post.

what are the best cams, shafts, pistons, spark plugs, and limited slip differentials?

i heard that cat cams are the best cams.
also denzo have the best plugs
i have no idea about the pistons, shafts, and even if they make a lsd for a celica.

any info like where to buy and what are the best and the right sizes will be greatly appreciated. thanks


Trial makes a crankshaft as a part of its stroker kit.
Wiseco's are nice forged pistons, and probably cheaper than special ordering other pistons from Japan.
totalseal.com are great piston rings, and btw the brand that Lisa Kubo uses.
Denso Iridiums are the best N/A plugs. If you have F/I go with colder plugs like the Zex nitrous plugs.
Quaife Helical LSD is probably the best LSD for the celica.


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Re: cams, shafts, pistons, plugs, and lsd [Re: QTRMLR_1] #218607 Jul 10, 10:00pm Jul 10, 10:00pm
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Crower makes excellent rods. Eibach actually has valve springs for the celica.


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Re: cams, shafts, pistons, plugs, and lsd [Re: QTRMLR_1] #218608 Jul 10, 10:02pm Jul 10, 10:02pm
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MWR has valves for the celica.


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Re: cams, shafts, pistons, plugs, and lsd [Re: QTRMLR_1] #218609 Jul 11, 9:09am Jul 11, 9:09am
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just go to monkeywrenchracing.com, they have everything there but the plugs and camshafts.


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Re: cams, shafts, pistons, plugs, and lsd [Re: trdcelica13] #218610 Jul 11, 10:05am Jul 11, 10:05am
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are you saying there are camshafts available somewhere?


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