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scion engine #241022 Aug 5, 12:00am Aug 5, 12:00am
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my mom just got a scion tc...automatic frown i test drove it has some decent power, if it where a stick it would be way better. the engine is a 2.4ltr 160hp and 163fpt @ 4000rpm. so...could this engine be swapped into a celica?it looks like the engine is installed the opposite of the celica gts. Intake is in the rear of the engine... confused


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Re: scion engine [Re: clockwork] #241023 Aug 5, 12:34am Aug 5, 12:34am
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Yah, a lot of FWD's are that way. Dumb!

The Celi is setup way better the other way.

Re: scion engine [Re: Haulin_A_Doo] #241024 Aug 5, 12:38am Aug 5, 12:38am
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Intake is in the front, not the rear 'cuz the TRD supercharger mounts in the fron happywink:

Re: scion engine [Re: v3n0m] #241025 Aug 5, 12:44am Aug 5, 12:44am
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lol, first of all, its not a scion engine. its a 2.4L 160hp toyota engine that is used in camrys. its a simple engine that is basically made to be driven comfortably. its not made for racing, but you can rebuild it probably by changing pistons and all that making it stronger. it has potentials cz its 2.4L but doesnt have much potential as a 2.4L engine that is made for a sports car. the engine is different so everything is positioned other places. the Intake, if im correct is on the drivers side near the headlight(thats how camry is). sure they are fun to drive, and they can be faster than a celica, but its not born with sports car balls. they look real nice though and awesome price.

Re: scion engine [Re: stefanoc] #241026 Aug 5, 6:41am Aug 5, 6:41am
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Does the TRD Supercharger fit with the stock Hood on the tC?


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Re: scion engine [Re: GraSSRooTs] #241027 Aug 5, 7:21am Aug 5, 7:21am
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Re: scion engine [Re: stefanoc] #241028 Aug 5, 7:25am Aug 5, 7:25am
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Originally Posted by stefanoc
lol, first of all, its not a scion engine. its a 2.4L 160hp toyota engine that is used in camrys. its a simple engine that is basically made to be driven comfortably. its not made for racing, but you can rebuild it probably by changing pistons and all that making it stronger. it has potentials cz its 2.4L but doesnt have much potential as a 2.4L engine that is made for a sports car. the engine is different so everything is positioned other places. the Intake, if im correct is on the drivers side near the headlight(thats how camry is). sure they are fun to drive, and they can be faster than a celica, but its not born with sports car balls. they look real nice though and awesome price.


The price really isn't that great... I went over to Scion.com and build a Tc, 5 Speed with some features I'd want and it came out to be like $19,500 or somewhere around that, and for that price I'd much rather buy another Celica...


My car is gunna be 10x faster than yours...haha... I'm gunna buy like 10
of those speedchips! I figure if 1 gets me 20hp then 10 will get me 200hp!
Re: scion engine [Re: CelicaGTizzle] #241029 Aug 5, 9:19am Aug 5, 9:19am
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yeah, but celica cost more. TC gets sunroof, 17" wheels, ABS, and other junk standard. if you want all that for a GTS it's about $24000. and yeah, them 2.4L have decent low-end punch...

Re: scion engine [Re: ragingpaseo] #241030 Aug 5, 9:34am Aug 5, 9:34am
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you can get a fully loaded tC with supercharger for prob cheaper than a fully loaded GTS...
but it would be close...

the tC is nice


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Re: scion engine [Re: VSGTS14] #241031 Aug 5, 9:37am Aug 5, 9:37am
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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
you can get a fully loaded tC with supercharger for prob cheaper than a fully loaded GTS...

exactly...

Re: scion engine [Re: ragingpaseo] #241032 Aug 5, 12:15pm Aug 5, 12:15pm
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I don't really care for the looks, too much like a tiburon

Re: scion engine [Re: TheAnswer] #241033 Aug 5, 12:35pm Aug 5, 12:35pm
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last i heard the S/C option is available yet for the tc at dealerships...is this true? if it is an option im tryina by a S/C 5speed tc...i think they look slick as anything...and anyboyd know the numbers they put out when they got the
s/c on it

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Re: scion engine [Re: VSGTS14] #241034 Aug 5, 12:53pm Aug 5, 12:53pm
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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
you can get a fully loaded tC with supercharger for prob cheaper than a fully loaded GTS...
but it would be close...

the tC is nice


At scion.com a fully loaded mannual trans TC is over 20K, 5k in dealer mods that you could do yourself for at least half that.

Re: scion engine [Re: Gen7fan] #241035 Aug 5, 1:24pm Aug 5, 1:24pm
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true. the commercials say tC starts at 16 whatever, but the cheapest i saw was 18,000. i also heard that you cant bargain to scion vehicles, just like saturns.

Re: scion engine [Re: SkyhighRedline] #241036 Aug 5, 2:38pm Aug 5, 2:38pm
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Originally Posted by SkyhighRedline
last i heard the S/C option is available yet for the tc at dealerships...is this true?


I stopped by one of the dealerships last week and was told from the salesperson that it wouldn't be available until the fall.

Re: scion engine [Re: portopotti] #241037 Aug 5, 3:31pm Aug 5, 3:31pm
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the supercharger isn't available until fall is correct thumbsup
and will cost approx. $3000 from what i read


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