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Autocelica23
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Autocelica23 Jul 19, 4:29am - #226667 

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Celica GTS Engine Swap

alright guys...i just bought a GTS engine for my celica and now the grunt work begins. any suggestions on how to deal with the compression rate if it were to be Turboed?

btw...this engine cost me 355! damn thats a good deal right there..haha thumbsup

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stefanoc
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stefanoc Jul 19, 5:03am - #226668 

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how can you get a 2zz for that price? something sounds fishy. maybe too many miles on it?
btw, good luck with it cz theres a lot of work involved in that. engine, tranny, cables, ...
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Autocelica23
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Autocelica23 Jul 19, 5:24am - #226669 

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i got this engine off of ebay...it has approx 11k miles on it...but the engine is blown. ill have to buy new valve springs and replace some things in it. do you know anyone who is selling a 6-speed tranny for the gts?

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BReakinDrifTs
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BReakinDrifTs Jul 19, 6:43am - #226670 
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e-bay rofl
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Autocelica23
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Autocelica23 Jul 19, 6:48am - #226671 

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hahaha yes the infamous ebay

you think it was a shady deal yes?

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silver
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silver Jul 21, 12:43am - #226672 
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Yes.

Better hope there isn't any permanant damage to the block or head.
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Autocelica23
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Autocelica23 Jul 21, 3:55am - #226673 

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well im getting a new short block, i just need to get new valves springs, new head gasket, and new 2nd gear synchronizer...perhaps someone can help me because im gonna be rebuilding this piece with my friend

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PhatManRX7
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PhatManRX7 Jul 21, 2:30pm - #226674 

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hey dude ill help you, HAHAHA

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Cheap isnt fast or reliable
And fast isnt reliable or cheap"
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RaptorGTS Jul 21, 5:17pm - #226675 
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lmao ya'll are mean but yes dont trust ebay too much. I baught my exhaust there, but I got it from dealership new. Used engines and such i wouldn't trust.
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Autocelica23
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Autocelica23 Jul 22, 12:09am - #226676 

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yes , but ill see how the engine is when it arrives...for now i still need toget my wing painted and installed!

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