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STUPID MECHANICS! #235019 Jul 28, 1:08pm Jul 28, 1:08pm
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STUPID MECHANICS!
Has anyone else out there had their clutch go??? Im stranded in east buttfuck Oklahoma cause i think the jerks who worked on my car for two weeks ( I had that VVT-i thing fixed on my car) i thought two weeks seemed like a long time. Has anyone else had to get a new clutch for their Celicas? If you have anyone recommend any racing parts since im getting it fixed anyway? They quoted me $644, is that good or bad?

Re: STUPID MECHANICS! [Re: CelicaJohn8] #235020 Jul 28, 1:11pm Jul 28, 1:11pm
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does that include the clutch??? ... if so, thats about right.

Re: STUPID MECHANICS! [Re: CelicaJohn8] #235021 Jul 28, 1:11pm Jul 28, 1:11pm
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depends on what kind of clutch you are putting into it.


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Re: STUPID MECHANICS! [Re: calidrifter] #235022 Jul 28, 1:13pm Jul 28, 1:13pm
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Re: STUPID MECHANICS! [Re: CelicaJohn8] #235023 Jul 28, 1:21pm Jul 28, 1:21pm
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Seems about right.

And since you have a GTS, I think you mean VVTL-i.


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Re: STUPID MECHANICS! [Re: slidr] #235024 Jul 28, 4:11pm Jul 28, 4:11pm
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thats why you should learn to do the work yourself. so when it breaks theres no one to blaim but yourself.


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Re: STUPID MECHANICS! [Re: RedSunCelica] #235025 Jul 28, 4:21pm Jul 28, 4:21pm
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Do it myself? What???? I dont have the $10,000 worth of tools it takes to do that TSB. You must be a mechanic or something. They had to pull the engine out to fix what it was that was wrong. Anyhow I dont have a garage or anyting to do the work, one of the drawbacks of living downtown in a city.

Re: STUPID MECHANICS! [Re: CelicaJohn8] #235026 Jul 28, 9:23pm Jul 28, 9:23pm
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Yah, that's a good price. thumbsup

It doesn't take that many tools. You can do it yourself if you have the time.

Re: STUPID MECHANICS! [Re: CelicaJohn8] #235027 Jul 29, 10:22am Jul 29, 10:22am
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Originally Posted by CelicaJohn8
Do it myself? What???? I dont have the $10,000 worth of tools it takes to do that TSB. You must be a mechanic or something. They had to pull the engine out to fix what it was that was wrong. Anyhow I dont have a garage or anyting to do the work, one of the drawbacks of living downtown in a city.


LOL

It takes about $5 dollars worth of tools and fifteen minutes to swap out lift bolts.

As for the clutch, leave it to the pros.


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Re: STUPID MECHANICS! [Re: CelicaJohn8] #235028 Jul 29, 10:29am Jul 29, 10:29am
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Originally Posted by CelicaJohn8
i think the jerks who worked on my car for two weeks ( I had that VVT-i thing fixed on my car) i thought two weeks seemed like a long time.

take it to somebody else...

Re: STUPID MECHANICS! [Re: ragingpaseo] #235029 Jul 29, 11:16am Jul 29, 11:16am
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well some people are not mechanically inclinded... Give the a guy break people geese frown

Re: STUPID MECHANICS! [Re: RookieGTS] #235030 Jul 29, 12:35pm Jul 29, 12:35pm
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$5 dollars and 15 minutes? dude get a job working at a Toyota dealership the job pays 7 hours and takes roughly 5 1/2 for a good tech to do the job, maybe your not sure which repair I meant. Its cool though.

Re: STUPID MECHANICS! [Re: CelicaJohn8] #235031 Jul 30, 5:12am Jul 30, 5:12am
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^^^for the VVTI...yes...but changing the liftbolts doesn't take that much time at all

Re: STUPID MECHANICS! [Re: AZZKIKR] #235032 Jul 30, 5:31am Jul 30, 5:31am
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Lift bolts is simple, just pull the head cover off, unscrew bolts and place the cover back on. The clutch, take it to a tranny place.

Better yet, save up for an aftermarket clutch, buy it then take it to a tranny place and just have them do the labor.

Their are many ways to do this...


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Re: STUPID MECHANICS! [Re: Polykarb] #235033 Aug 1, 5:36pm Aug 1, 5:36pm
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Has anyone in here ever looked at the how to part of the TSB located on this web site? Its 17 pages long. Maybe doing it the half assed way is the way you treat your car, but hey when daddy buys your car who cares right?

Re: STUPID MECHANICS! [Re: CelicaJohn8] #235034 Aug 1, 6:01pm Aug 1, 6:01pm
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Originally Posted by CelicaJohn8
Has anyone in here ever looked at the how to part of the TSB located on this web site? Its 17 pages long. Maybe doing it the half assed way is the way you treat your car, but hey when daddy buys your car who cares right?


Shit im paying for my celica in monthly payments. WTF are you talking about.


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Re: STUPID MECHANICS! [Re: Polykarb] #235035 Aug 4, 5:35pm Aug 4, 5:35pm
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