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2000 GTS or 2002 GT? #237534 Jul 31, 5:00pm Jul 31, 5:00pm
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2000 GTS or 2002 GT?
Looking into buying a Celica soon after the school year starts and I was wondering what one would work best with a Turbo. I will not be doing the upgrade for a year or so but want to make sure I buy the right car now! Thanks for the help in advance!

Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: TheDean] #237535 Jul 31, 5:01pm Jul 31, 5:01pm
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GT's are better for Turbo.

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What makes them better?

Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: TheDean] #237538 Jul 31, 5:10pm Jul 31, 5:10pm
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I'm pretty sure it's because it has lower compression.

Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: MptGlw69] #237539 Jul 31, 5:20pm Jul 31, 5:20pm
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Originally Posted by MptGlw69
GT's are better for Turbo.

Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: cycocelica] #237540 Jul 31, 5:38pm Jul 31, 5:38pm
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BTW, I talked to someone who KNOWS...and it is possible to land in lift on a GTS with Turbo. So figure out which one would be faster. I don't care if GT's have lower compression, b/c you can lower the compression of the GTS with different pistons. One person on this board claims his friend made 236 whp at 5 psi on a GTS, and has the dyno up. Try that on a GT with 5 psi. I'm not saying impossible, but just go ahead and try it.


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Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: QTRMLR_1] #237541 Jul 31, 7:33pm Jul 31, 7:33pm
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depends on ur budget really, because fittin a Turbo into the gts takes a lot of time and tuning... bloodredgt saw a guy at the track that was rich and was still tuning after he ran a couple of 14s... gts is pretty hard unless you have the money and/or you kno wtf ur doing... go wit da gt but stay easy on the Turbos because everyday driving can hurt it... goodluck thumbsup


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Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: QTRMLR_1] #237542 Jul 31, 9:22pm Jul 31, 9:22pm
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Originally Posted by QTRMLR_1
BTW, I talked to someone who KNOWS...and it is possible to land in lift on a GTS with Turbo. So figure out which one would be faster. I don't care if GT's have lower compression, b/c you can lower the compression of the GTS with different pistons. One person on this board claims his friend made 236 whp at 5 psi on a GTS, and has the dyno up. Try that on a GT with 5 psi. I'm not saying impossible, but just go ahead and try it.


word. one thing that is VERY misleading on these boards. a celica GT makes better GAINS with a Turbo (lets say 50 whp, just for an example) because it has a lower compression. however, let's say the GTS makes 40 whp with a Turbo.

now, while the GT is clearly making a better gain than the GTS (50 to 40) but then keep in mind that the GTS already has 40 more Bhp (lets say thats 35 whp if you want to go by the average 10% loss of bhp in the celica gts). your STILL going to have more power in the gts. so instead of the diffence of 50 to 40 by a Turbo, it's more like 50 to 75 in this particular example.

figure in hitting lift in a gts 6-spd and your times are MUCH better with a gts thumbsup

Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #237543 Aug 1, 11:20am Aug 1, 11:20am
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^^ Speed4TheNeed, haha, I still can't figure out when you're agreeing with me or disagreeing or just misunderstanding me..and I know, one time I misunderstood you. You quoted me but isn't it obvious which side I'm on? Maybe it's a regional langauge difference or something???


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Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: QTRMLR_1] #237544 Aug 1, 11:33am Aug 1, 11:33am
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The GT has a longer Stroke and Lower Compression, also a pretty decent size bore, the GTS has shorter stroke, higher compression, okay bore, the thing is, yeah the gt might get 50 and the gts might 40, but the gts still has more, but your forgetting one thing, the gt is ALOT torquier, and will have more tq, at less psi then the gts is still had more tq, so go figure. Gt is eaiser to customize, to make the GTS equal to the Gt, youd have to get a stroker kit, bore kit, and lower compression, all you have to do to the GT is lower compression, also, it comes stock with all these things, remember, cylinder sleeves to bore it out, arent always trustworthy, especailly with the already thin cylinder walls that the celis have!!
I'd say go with the GT, you'll have better gains, that higher cam lobe wont last a long time with the pressure of boost, GTs can handle 10-11 psi, easily, it be rsiky to go more than 8 for a gts even that is too high for daily driving!!!


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Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: qbanprepster21] #237545 Aug 1, 11:37am Aug 1, 11:37am
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i would go with 2000 GTS! 6spd! there fun! and there pretty quick for stock if driven correclty thumbsup

Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: RookieGTS] #237546 Aug 1, 11:39am Aug 1, 11:39am
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Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: CaLiGTS] #237547 Aug 1, 11:43am Aug 1, 11:43am
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The only thing i like better for the GT is the Euro GT tranny, 6 speed baby, and it had a final gear of .725 i think, same as the american GTS,but is has better 1-5 ratio gears!!!! Helps to get you up to a faster speed!!!


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Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: qbanprepster21] #237548 Aug 1, 12:29pm Aug 1, 12:29pm
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I don't even know why this topic is being debated. Get the GTS.


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Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: paperheart] #237549 Aug 1, 12:31pm Aug 1, 12:31pm
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Originally Posted by paperheart
I don't even know why this topic is being debated. Get the GTS.


thaaaaaank you ! thats a definate answer! thumbsup

Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: RookieGTS] #237550 Aug 1, 12:33pm Aug 1, 12:33pm
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Ok lets really settle this and leave it as is!!::

GT = Turbo

GTS = N/A & Stock

Hows that!!


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Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: RookieGTS] #237551 Aug 1, 12:33pm Aug 1, 12:33pm
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Originally Posted by RookieGTS
Originally Posted by paperheart
I don't even know why this topic is being debated. Get the GTS.


thaaaaaank you ! thats a definate answer! thumbsup


GTS is the only way to go! thumbsup


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Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: CaLiGTS] #237552 Aug 1, 1:43pm Aug 1, 1:43pm
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Its gonna be that way, all GT owners will say, GT is the way to go, and all GTS owners will say that GTS is the way to go, so its all how you look at it!!


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Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: qbanprepster21] #237553 Aug 1, 8:09pm Aug 1, 8:09pm
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Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: silverceli21] #237554 Aug 1, 11:56pm Aug 1, 11:56pm
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If you are serious about getting a Turbo, get a 02 GT. It's going to be far cheaper.

However, lets look at this another way.

You say it's going to be a year or so before you do the mod. That makes the car you'd be modding 5 years old for the GTS, 3 years old for the GT. Then I'm assuming you're going to keep it for a couple years. You'd then be driving around either a 7 or 5 year-old car with HEAVY mods that require a ton of maintenance. Really, that's just not practical, unless you intend to throw a ton of money toward this project. I'm not trying to come off as snobby... but if you can only afford a 2000 GTS, you're going to have a hard time affording this mod.

I say get a 00-02 six speed GTS, go with Intake/headers/exhaust and add the Power FC. It's going to be much more practical in the long run.


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Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: RevMonster] #237555 Sep 14, 2:11pm Sep 14, 2:11pm
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Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: mrrovy805] #237556 Sep 14, 2:23pm Sep 14, 2:23pm
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2002 GT.

more economical.

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GTS you can Turbo it too check out c2gas's stage 2 kit comes with lots of goodies


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Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #237559 Sep 14, 11:33pm Sep 14, 11:33pm
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Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: ravertony] #237560 Sep 15, 6:07am Sep 15, 6:07am
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you can Turbo the GT if you have money...at least 4grand??? but in the end, GTS still have better brake, leather seat, ABS, premium sound, etc. and I don't know why people say gt are better thumbsdown that's like comparing dial-up(gt) to road runner(gts) grin grin The reality of it is...not too many people Turbo their gt like they said they would smile


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Originally Posted by kevin
you can Turbo the GT if you have money...at least 4grand??? but in the end, GTS still have better brake, leather seat, ABS, premium sound, etc. and I don't know why people say gt are better thumbsdown that's like comparing dial-up(gt) to road runner(gts) grin grin The reality of it is...not too many people Turbo their gt like they said they would smile


yeah, and it would cost the same amount to Turbo the gts as well, the only thing that the gts wil have better is better brakes, only because it has front and rear disc brakes, abs sucks for our cars, depending on what your driving for, ie, autox, drag..premium sound; it aint a lot better, and leather seat, which is heavy, so your trying to say that the gts is so much better, uhhhhh, better check your reasonings again and give some better reasons if your gonna argue like that!! thumbsup


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Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: kevin2] #237562 Sep 15, 8:19am Sep 15, 8:19am
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Originally Posted by kevin
you can Turbo the GT if you have money...at least 4grand??? but in the end, GTS still have better brake, leather seat, ABS, premium sound, etc. and I don't know why people say gt are better thumbsdown that's like comparing dial-up(gt) to road runner(gts) grin grin



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Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: cycocelica] #237563 Sep 15, 9:00am Sep 15, 9:00am
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Originally Posted by cycocelica
Originally Posted by MptGlw69
GT's are better for Turbo.
But it still isn't going to be as fast as a Turboed GTS.


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Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: qbanprepster21] #237564 Sep 15, 12:59pm Sep 15, 12:59pm
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Originally Posted by qbanprepster21
Originally Posted by kevin
you can Turbo the GT if you have money...at least 4grand??? but in the end, GTS still have better brake, leather seat, ABS, premium sound, etc. and I don't know why people say gt are better thumbsdown that's like comparing dial-up(gt) to road runner(gts) grin grin The reality of it is...not too many people Turbo their gt like they said they would smile


yeah, and it would cost the same amount to Turbo the gts as well, the only thing that the gts wil have better is better brakes, only because it has front and rear disc brakes, abs sucks for our cars, depending on what your driving for, ie, autox, drag..premium sound; it aint a lot better, and leather seat, which is heavy, so your trying to say that the gts is so much better, uhhhhh, better check your reasonings again and give some better reasons if your gonna argue like that!! thumbsup


so you're saying the GT is better???


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Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: kevin2] #237565 Sep 15, 1:02pm Sep 15, 1:02pm
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gts! Turbo or without Turbo is still possible and better when changed pistons

Re: 2000 GTS or 2002 GT? [Re: xvtxboi508x] #237566 Sep 15, 6:58pm Sep 15, 6:58pm
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GT's are Great and so are GTS's, I drove both GT's cost less for insurance and GTS's are faster stock. But I say go with the best price and condition of the car.

I got an all but fully load GTS a few weeks back brand new for under invoice. So for me it was nice to have the faster stock car for the same price as a GT.

I drove a 2002 GT and it drives nice, the 5 speed does seem to be very clean, the six, not sure I like it yet. Maybe it's just me.

But I have what I have and I will get used to it.

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