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celicagirlie
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Aug 24, 9:16am - #258050 
rear wheel conversion?

anyone know of any good websites or somewhere that does this? i really want a rwd you can have more hp and better control TRD says that with a fwd daily driver you should max out at 230 hp because of the wheel grab... any tips? thanks!

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Aug 24, 9:20am - #258051 
I dont know of anywhere that does it but there are places.
Im sure it is really expensive though.


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Aug 24, 9:21am - #258052 
limited slip diffrential...it will hold past 230 hp...most of the Turbo celica GT's push around 250 HP. RWD would be a custom job from your local race and fabrication shop...probably to the tune of 10,000 - 15,000 dollars for the conversion

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Aug 24, 3:13pm - #258053 
woo hoo!! ima git me one o' them there lott-o tickets and git me some modifeyecashuns!!! ahyuck! LOL rofl rofl rofl rofl rofl rofl rofl rofl rofl thumbsup


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Aug 24, 3:41pm - #258054 
well if the matrix is the same chassis as the celica, which i doubt, you can use the drivetrain since the matrix also comes in awd

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Aug 24, 3:49pm - #258055 
Not that easy ikin, The celica's unibody will need will need an entire redesign underneath to accomidate the drive train, Also the firewall and the rear suspension mount's will also need some work.


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Aug 24, 3:56pm - #258056 
face it it will just be a plain mess... if you want rear wheel drive get a supra tongue if you can afford one hehehe cry I want one.


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Aug 24, 6:32pm - #258057 
lol i wouldnt mind one either...but one question... wouldnt a monkey look funny in a supra? happywink


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Aug 24, 6:35pm - #258058 
Originally Posted by celicagirlie
lol i wouldnt mind one either...but one question... wouldnt a monkey look funny in a supra? happywink


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Aug 24, 7:29pm - #258059 
Originally Posted by ikin
well if the matrix is the same chassis as the celica, which i doubt, you can use the drivetrain since the matrix also comes in awd


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Aug 24, 8:05pm - #258060 
new accord v6 has more than 230 hp...civic type-r Turbo in japan passes 230 hp easy... so I doubt it'll max out at 230 hp as FF car...

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Aug 24, 8:32pm - #258061 
well im stickin with fwd because i drive in snow a lot (Colorado)

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Aug 24, 9:07pm - #258062 
Originally Posted by celicagirlie
anyone know of any good websites or somewhere that does this? i really want a rwd you can have more hp and better control TRD says that with a fwd daily driver you should max out at 230 hp because of the wheel grab... any tips? thanks!


someone should tell those guys over at Nissan before they make anymore of those 250+ hp fwd Maximas happywink

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Aug 24, 9:36pm - #258063 
Originally Posted by celicagirlie
lol i wouldnt mind one either...but one question... wouldnt a monkey look funny in a supra? happywink


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Aug 24, 9:39pm - #258064 
hahahha you mite as well just get a 3SGTE engine

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Aug 24, 10:38pm - #258065 
someone made a rwd integra and they race it in D1... i think, so its possible thumbsup


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Aug 25, 9:42am - #258066 
hey i got an idea! (smarty!) they adjusted the wheel grab on the fwd 250+ hp...what ya think about that! LOL havent you noticed that even stock it pulls to the right when you start to accelerate? its because only one wheel is spinning...celica doesnt have positraction lol i suppose maybe you could ad it then huh? it sure would help with getting more hp and being able to control it on a daily basis. what do you think?


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