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Sep 13, 7:33am - #273713 
GM turbo for VVTL-i?

read this last night from Road and Track. do guys think we can go to a GM dealer and pick one up next year??? confused

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Sep 13, 7:39am - #273714 
they have toyota motors...so they are probably talkin about the TRD supercharger grin

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Sep 13, 7:39am - #273715 
but on a VVTL-i???

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Sep 13, 11:24am - #273716 
Originally Posted by trog2233
they have toyota motors...so they are probably talkin about the TRD supercharger grin


It says Turbo,not supercharger though


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Sep 13, 11:29am - #273717 
weird. but if GM makes the Turbo i dont think we can use it. i dont know shit about Turbos, but thats wut i assume. its just our engine is the engine as that cars(which i didnt even know), but the ecu will be different, and maybe some other parts wont be easy bolt ons.

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Sep 13, 11:33am - #273718 
run down, GM design the body for matrix and vibe, toyota provide the motors...hence, vibe is using the 2zz-ge in the GT model...

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Sep 13, 11:36am - #273719 
yea GM isnt gonna design a Turbo for a toyota product...sorry to tell ya.

GM doesnt have anythign to do with the motor in those...its all toyota.. grin

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Sep 13, 12:20pm - #273720 
its the TRD supercharge


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Sep 13, 1:37pm - #273721 
hmmm interesting...

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Sep 13, 3:26pm - #273722 
well if you notice the car looks a lot like the matrix... I think toyota is manufacturing the whole thing...


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Sep 13, 4:24pm - #273723 
is it hard to believe that GM is making a Turbo charger ? sure toyota built the motor but GM is improving it so does that mean it is a toyota Turbo or a GM Turbo. either way as long as the manifold bolts up Celica owners will be able to use the Turbo charger parts. just get a suel system and youll be boosting.


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Sep 13, 4:32pm - #273724 
The Vibe is a GM badged Matrix.

I don't know what they're talking about when it comes to a Turbo option though.

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Sep 13, 5:56pm - #273725 
the matrix and vibe suck. It's a waste to super/turbo charge them. rolleyes


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Sep 13, 7:34pm - #273726 
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I beg to differ.

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Sep 13, 7:47pm - #273727 
^^^ yuck..

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Sep 13, 8:31pm - #273728 
Originally Posted by grcelica
^^^ yuck..


You're one to talk. rolleyes

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Sep 13, 9:12pm - #273729 
I see the vibe/matrix as a entry family wagon. Sorry


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Sep 13, 9:50pm - #273730 
wtf is up with the tissue paper on that poor car ?

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Sep 13, 9:58pm - #273731 
rofl rofl

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Sep 13, 10:08pm - #273732 
Originally Posted by ravadude338
wtf is up with the tissue paper on that poor car ?


It's called "tape".

It protects the lights so that they don't shatter or chip or break while you're racing, and cause problems with the other cars in the race.

Broken lights on the track is bad, bad, bad.

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Sep 13, 10:08pm - #273733 
Originally Posted by ravadude338
wtf is up with the tissue paper on that poor car ?


Its very common in auto cross, its to protect the lenses from rocks and such on the track thumbsup


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Sep 13, 10:09pm - #273734 
^^^beat me to it rofl


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Sep 14, 5:37am - #273735 
they suck thumbsdown

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Sep 14, 4:15pm - #273736 
Originally Posted by JBing
^^^beat me to it rofl


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Sep 14, 4:19pm - #273737 
Originally Posted by Clos
they suck thumbsdown



Are you just mad becuase a Turbo matrix will pull on you ?!?!? plus i dont understand what the big deal is. the matrix and vibe have the same motor as the GT celica. as long as the Turbo manifold fits you should be able to use the same kit on your celica. just get different piping since the engine bays are a little bit different in size. i really dont know what you guys are complaining about.


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Sep 14, 4:54pm - #273738 
that article is confusing, they have absolutely no clue what they are saying.


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Sep 14, 4:58pm - #273739 
Originally Posted by white_celicagts
well if you notice the car looks a lot like the matrix... I think toyota is manufacturing the whole thing...


it IS a matrix body..with a few extra design cues gm threw in.

(somebody probably already said this..but theres a lot of reply's to this thread)

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Sep 14, 4:59pm - #273740 
ok to clear it up


Toyota and GM partnered up for the matrix/vibe

both share each others parts in the car
for example, the radio in the matrix...is made by gm
while, the motor in both cars...is from toyota...
chassis is the same..
it's the SAME car, with different looks..
mechanical wise..all the same


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Sep 14, 5:10pm - #273741 
ghey


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Sep 14, 6:51pm - #273742 
Originally Posted by RedSunCelica
Originally Posted by Clos
they suck thumbsdown



Are you just mad becuase a Turbo matrix will pull on you ?!?!? plus i dont understand what the big deal is. the matrix and vibe have the same motor as the GT celica. as long as the Turbo manifold fits you should be able to use the same kit on your celica. just get different piping since the engine bays are a little bit different in size. i really dont know what you guys are complaining about.


The blue one is an XRS with the 2zz, but most of them do have the 1zz.

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