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CiScO Jun 22, 2:54am - #22174 

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New 2003 Celica GTS. What modifications do you suggest?

I have a new Celica gts and I would like to know what modifications would you suggest to increase it's performance, specially horsepower.
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IcEd blUe Jun 22, 2:56am - #22175 

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TRD exhaust it adds like 14 hp uhm AEM or Ingin Cold Air Intake, AEM pulley
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if you want performance...
Exhaust - TRD or Tanabe Super Racing Medallion (TSRM)
Intake - Injen CAI for gains in higher RPM; AEM for gains in lower RPM
Headers - Trial or TRD
Pulley - AEM Tru Pulley kit to quicken throttle response
Sway Bars
Springs/Struts
Lighter Wheels
Front and Rear Strut Bars

all of this is related to performance, not just hp gains. But for a great performing and handling car, this stuff would be key to top it.

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IcEd blUe Jun 22, 3:37am - #22177 

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how much does the TRD header add?
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Steven Jun 22, 4:56am - #22178 
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10-13 FWHP or something... Go with the TRIAL header. I've heard more good things about that than the TRD header.
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Spread Eagle Jun 22, 2:52pm - #22179 

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VSGTS14 Jun 22, 3:20pm - #22180 

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Originally Posted by Steven
10-13 FWHP or something... Go with the TRIAL header. I've heard more good things about that than the TRD header.


Trial added 11+ and performs a lot better than the TRD. But if you want official and do not want to void warranty...then TRD is the answer. Still performs just as good.

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IcEd blUe Jun 22, 3:28pm - #22181 

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sweet how much does that cost? about
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VSGTS14 Jun 22, 3:32pm - #22182 

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700-800 between that for either one of them.

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IcEd blUe Jun 22, 3:34pm - #22183 

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that's a lot...what's it do?
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DOHC32Valve Jun 22, 6:42pm - #22184 

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Injen CAI Intake, kazuma exhaust

'01 mustang cobra. tir-ax k&n steeda pullies.
'00 celica "GT-S" trd springs, kazuma,injen cai, b&m short shiftter.
"03 YZF R1.
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Celicafreak Jun 22, 10:25pm - #22185 
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Does the trial header work on the GT engine as well or just GTS. The same question for the TRD as well.
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Steven Jun 22, 11:07pm - #22186 
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the GT engine and the GTS engine are TOTALLY different. does that answer your question? smile
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IcEd blUe Jun 22, 11:09pm - #22187 

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so does trial and TRD make a header for gt and gts or not?
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Celicafreak Jun 22, 11:15pm - #22188 
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Originally Posted by Steven

the GT engine and the GTS engine are TOTALLY different. does that answer your question? smile


So are you saying that it will not work? Basically what i am getting at is do they make one for the GT or only the GTS?
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comicbookguy Jun 23, 2:37am - #22189 
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turbo the baby, roooommmmmm!!! thumbsup

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dontmesswithkram Jun 23, 8:08pm - #22190 

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TRD exhaust, AEM CAI. TWM short shifter.

*2003 Black GT-S 6speed* TRD body kit, HID upgrade, clear corners, Matrix XRS shift knob, 02 tails, trd exhaust, AEM gen 2 CAI, TWM short shifter.
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RicePowered Jun 23, 8:15pm - #22191 
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Originally Posted by comicbookguy
turbo the baby, roooommmmmm!!! thumbsup


thumbsup
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dondiemand Jun 23, 8:21pm - #22192 

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VSGTS14 Jun 24, 12:27am - #22193 

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Originally Posted by Celicafreak
Does the trial header work on the GT engine as well or just GTS. The same question for the TRD as well.


TRD, Trial, and AMSS are the only ones who make headers for the GTS.
Hotshots is the only person I have heard that make headers for the GT.

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CelicaPrincess Jun 24, 3:22am - #22194 
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Injen CAI and TRD exhaust for starters thumbsup
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