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goin performance rather than looks? #277726 Sep 17, 12:45pm Sep 17, 12:45pm
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goin performance rather than looks?
I wanna know what different thing you would do as far as Performance go rather than looks. What wheel sizes and body kits and wings and engines upgrades would be better for Performance rather than for looks?

Re: goin performance rather than looks? [Re: CroCeli] #277727 Sep 17, 1:01pm Sep 17, 1:01pm
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i think 17 ligth weigth is ok, and a thin Fiberglass kit
and then drop in a Turbo thats good for looks and preformance, you cant do mutch other things than Turbo if you wanna go preformance

Re: goin performance rather than looks? [Re: oas] #277728 Sep 17, 3:41pm Sep 17, 3:41pm
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ok, but stock compression ratio is pretty high already wouldnt a Turbo damage the engine?or is there a way to lower the compression ratio?

Re: goin performance rather than looks? [Re: CroCeli] #277729 Sep 17, 3:58pm Sep 17, 3:58pm
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its been a lot of Turbo post`s the last weeks, see if you find any thing on in seartch.

you can email the guys at www.c2power.com/ and ask them.

her is to post`s about Turbo

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f0_1870218039_3_collapsed_5_365_1.html#1870218039


https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f0_1870228662_2_collapsed_5_365_1.html#1870228662

Re: goin performance rather than looks? [Re: CroCeli] #277730 Sep 17, 3:59pm Sep 17, 3:59pm
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1) there isnt any body kits or wings that are gonna qualify as true Performance. the Kaminari kit looks good and is not too restrictive so I would say it would be a good choice if you want the look.

2) light weght 16"s like the SSR's or similar would be a good way to go.

3) depends on whether you want to go N/A or F/I.

F/I you can run a decent amount of power on the stock internals so that a plus. it's not gonna be cheap.

N/A Definitely not going to be cheap. and it's not going to get you the kinda power a Turbo would.


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Re: goin performance rather than looks? [Re: Lucky_317] #277731 Sep 17, 4:03pm Sep 17, 4:03pm
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what does F/I and N/A stand for?

Re: goin performance rather than looks? [Re: CroCeli] #277732 Sep 17, 6:41pm Sep 17, 6:41pm
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lol..sorry
ok f/i is forced induction such as Turbo, nitrous,supercharger
n/a means naturaly aspirated(howerver you speel it lol) which basically means all motor or non Turbo

Re: goin performance rather than looks? [Re: RaptorGTS] #277733 Sep 17, 6:57pm Sep 17, 6:57pm
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o ok

Re: goin performance rather than looks? [Re: CroCeli] #277734 Sep 17, 7:03pm Sep 17, 7:03pm
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get a WW kit, some volks and a Turbo and some coilovers

Re: goin performance rather than looks? [Re: spaztikid] #277735 Sep 17, 8:18pm Sep 17, 8:18pm
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If you're truly into Performance then pick-up a cheap pair of like 15" or 16" steelies to run on with some slicks if you're just going to drive on the track or something comparable to slicks. No body kit, lowering the car around 1.5" (too much won't be beneficial) and if you're just going on the track get the Kazuma exhaust, or get the TRD exhaust which is street legal and gives the most gains other than the Kazuma. Then go for flywheel, pulley, your choice of air-Intake type and remove what ever from your car you like.


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Re: goin performance rather than looks? [Re: Vampyre] #277736 Sep 18, 3:39am Sep 18, 3:39am
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to smal tiers are not allways good i saw a test with 16,17,18,19 and 17 scored the best i dont rember withs car it was, but it was a test by NAF

Re: goin performance rather than looks? [Re: oas] #277737 Sep 18, 3:59am Sep 18, 3:59am
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if you're really serious about Performance, get a body-kit like Chris Rado's for $8500. tongue


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Re: goin performance rather than looks? [Re: Lucky_317] #277738 Sep 18, 6:29am Sep 18, 6:29am
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Originally Posted by Lucky_317
1) there isnt any body kits or wings that are gonna qualify as true Performance. the Kaminari kit looks good and is not too restrictive so I would say it would be a good choice if you want the look.


I disagree. The celicas Performance is "suposed" to be on an auto X course. NOT on the drag strip. Yes, I know your car is fast on the drag strip and you want a little downforce/resistance as possible..
But for auto X /Track driving the celica cold use more downforce. Especially over the front wheels where we need to transfer power to the road in the turns. The Trial kit provides good downforce and so does the GT300 body. That thing was actually bilt in a wind tunel and is supposed to be the most un restrictive and provides excellent downforce.

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Re: goin performance rather than looks? [Re: Rocketman] #277739 Sep 18, 9:32am Sep 18, 9:32am
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yea but how much would it cost to install the widebody gt300 kit? i heard it would be like 12,ooo dollars.is that true or would it be cheaper

Re: goin performance rather than looks? [Re: CroCeli] #277740 Sep 18, 10:48am Sep 18, 10:48am
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^^^
it'll be around 10K or more depending on rims, etc

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