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Celica GTS Engine Swap #226667 Jul 18, 9:29pm Jul 18, 9:29pm
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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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Re: Celica GTS Engine Swap [Re: Autocelica23] #226668 Jul 18, 10:03pm Jul 18, 10:03pm
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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, ...

Re: Celica GTS Engine Swap [Re: stefanoc] #226669 Jul 18, 10:24pm Jul 18, 10:24pm
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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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Re: Celica GTS Engine Swap [Re: Autocelica23] #226670 Jul 18, 11:43pm Jul 18, 11:43pm
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e-bay rofl

Re: Celica GTS Engine Swap [Re: BReakinDrifTs] #226671 Jul 18, 11:48pm Jul 18, 11:48pm
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hahaha yes the infamous ebay

you think it was a shady deal yes?


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Re: Celica GTS Engine Swap [Re: Autocelica23] #226672 Jul 20, 5:43pm Jul 20, 5:43pm
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Yes.

Better hope there isn't any permanant damage to the block or head.

Re: Celica GTS Engine Swap [Re: silver] #226673 Jul 20, 8:55pm Jul 20, 8:55pm
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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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Re: Celica GTS Engine Swap [Re: Autocelica23] #226674 Jul 21, 7:30am Jul 21, 7:30am
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hey dude ill help you, HAHAHA


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Re: Celica GTS Engine Swap [Re: PhatManRX7] #226675 Jul 21, 10:17am Jul 21, 10:17am
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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.

Re: Celica GTS Engine Swap [Re: RaptorGTS] #226676 Jul 21, 5:09pm Jul 21, 5:09pm
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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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