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Jul 29, 8:20pm - #236077 
Grounding Kit

What grounding kit should I buy? Where should I get it? How much? etc...

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Jul 29, 8:26pm - #236078 
www.teamcelica.com sells a the tuned innovations grounding kit for $30 shipped thumbsup

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Jul 29, 8:27pm - #236079 
^^ Yup, what he said thumbsup


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Jul 29, 8:29pm - #236080 
Is this the main kit to get?

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Jul 29, 8:33pm - #236081 
pretty much...thats mostly whats recommended on this site. there's really not a big difference in quality from kit to kit as long as the lengths are all the same.

a grounding kit will only add like 1 whp (if any) anyway...and seeing how a dynonameters can be off by up to 3 whp that 1 whp is still questionable...it's just time after time they show increases of about 1 whp so most car experts accept that it does make some power, however small thumbsup

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Jul 29, 8:34pm - #236082 
For $30 it sounds good to me

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Jul 29, 8:40pm - #236083 
^^ i agree.

whp is hard to come buy...$30 for a horse is actually pretty good thumbsup (considerring most exhaust cost about $400 and give you 3-4 horses--an average of $100 a horse) thumbsup

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Jul 29, 8:48pm - #236084 
does the grounding kit even improve your engine at all?


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Jul 29, 8:53pm - #236085 
^^ nope.

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Jul 29, 8:56pm - #236086 
that's the same way i figured

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Jul 29, 8:56pm - #236087 
SUPPOSEDLY, it just improves the flow of electrcity so less power is used by ur alternator...it's still questionable whether it makes any power at all..if it weren't for dynonameters showing very small increases (around 1 whp) consistently, it wouldn't even be a debate.

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Jul 29, 8:57pm - #236088 
a better grounding kit is always a good mod - especially if you've seen the one Toyota uses on our celi's...

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Jul 29, 9:17pm - #236089 
if nothing else it will make the headlights stop dimming when you roll down the windows or whatever right?

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Jul 29, 9:29pm - #236090 
yea i think it keeps the electricity stable so the lights or whatver dont dim...but the question is, are grounding kits worth it in the long run?


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Jul 29, 10:35pm - #236091 
yup team celica thumbsup

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Jul 29, 10:38pm - #236092 
why are they so cheap???
other companies like veilside and apexi cost around 200$

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Jul 30, 4:01am - #236093 
still need to install mines. they came quickly after i ordered them though.


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Jul 30, 4:24am - #236094 
Originally Posted by t3n
still need to install mines. they came quickly after i ordered them though.

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Jul 30, 4:35am - #236095 
Originally Posted by Jae
why are they so cheap???
other companies like veilside and apexi cost around 200$

its because your buying the name brand jae wave

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Jul 30, 9:08am - #236096 
Originally Posted by Jae
why are they so cheap???
other companies like veilside and apexi cost around 200$

yea... basically just the name they are selling...

the wires are all the same... even if there is difference, it wouldnt be noticable...

and either will harm ur car if installed properly. thumbsup so basically go for the cheaper ones... these wires are not like ebay CAI or anything...


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Jul 30, 9:59am - #236097 
They will also help your car from rough idles.

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Jul 30, 10:37am - #236098 
hey JAE, if you want expensive go measure the lengths of each wire and take the info to an audio store and purchase some Monster Cable to make a homemade grounding kit. now that's expensive.
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Jul 30, 10:46am - #236099 
grounding kits (and you will understand this very well if you know electronics and you realize how electrically depended our engines are) is they do help the car, not noticable Performance difference but it provides electrical stability which is greatly noticed in headlights, sound systems, but one thing is it will provide less resistance for the engine (if you seen the stock grounding wires celicas come stock with, its small!!) it will take away some stress off the engine but yeah of course no gains rolleyes

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