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nyc_gts Jul 16, 6:48pm - #28045 

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Please help me! I don't know what model Celly I have!

I bought my celly a week back. I love it. It suppose to be a gts butit only got 5 gears. I has lift at approx 6300 rpm and rear disc brakes but only 5 gears. Is it possible one of the former owners blow the tranny and put a gt tranny in???
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confused your guess is as good as mine GTS should have a 6 spd.
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Grand-Touring-Dan Jul 16, 6:51pm - #28047 
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uhhh, where did you buy from. Ask them what the damn deal is.
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Originally Posted by nyc_gts
I bought my celly a week back. I love it. It suppose to be a gts butit only got 5 gears. I has lift at approx 6300 rpm and rear disc brakes but only 5 gears. Is it possible one of the former owners blow the tranny and put a gt tranny in???



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Xer0GT Jul 16, 7:04pm - #28049 
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could be a '03 GTS, because those are 5-speed's...not 6 like the rest of the GTS'.

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Gen7fan Jul 16, 7:38pm - #28050 
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What does it say on your engine, VVT-i or VVTL-i?

or

Its a GT with a brake upgrade?


6400rpm is max hp for a GT, I think thats what you got.
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nyc_gts Jul 16, 8:14pm - #28051 

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Its has a ingen dress up kit installed so I can't tell. The vin number comes up as a gts. I can hear the lift change so it is not just peak horse power. It sounds great. I am not pissed I am just confused. Where can i find the part number on the tranny so i can do a little more research on this??? Also, what is the red line for a gts????
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sappemall99 Jul 16, 8:18pm - #28052 

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My Sixth Gear Jul 16, 8:21pm - #28053 
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um... i have the 03 gts and it is a 6 speed not a 5, the way to tell if ur car is a GTS is if it has VVTL-i engine

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My Sixth Gear Jul 16, 8:23pm - #28054 
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the redline on the GTS is 7800, the engine looks different than the GT

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PhatCellyGt Jul 16, 8:29pm - #28055 
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Answer me this:

Where is your reverse located on the shifter...Do you have to go up and left from 1st or is it Down all the way to teh right below 5th?
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Elec-FuYu Jul 16, 8:59pm - #28056 
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tony Jul 16, 9:08pm - #28057 

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If it had a Injen Dress up kit then it should be a GTS becaue Injen does not make a kit for the GT

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nyc_gts Jul 16, 9:14pm - #28058 

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when i hit about 6300rpm it pulls like a bat out of hell till redline which is about 8000 and change. thumbsup It was just wierd that when i was looking for 6th gear i couldn't find it. My reverse in right below 5th.
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Gen7fan Jul 16, 9:20pm - #28059 
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I don't know how, but it sounds like you have a 5 speed GTS idunnocrazy wtf
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nyc_gts Jul 17, 12:58am - #28060 

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I put my car on a lift and i noticed that the under body plastic under the engine was cut so i am guess the tranny was replace but why a 5 speed ...i don't know
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LiGhTniNgGT-S Jul 17, 1:14am - #28061 
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Dayam! nyc_gts has got some kinda hybrid frankenstein car. A 5-spd GTS with Lift. Insane.
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celica2kgts Jul 17, 1:14am - #28062 
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maybe for longer or shorter gears not sure which way it goes but that could be a reason but still werd!
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jgmx Jul 17, 1:19am - #28063 

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How much did you pay for it?? The price could reflect if the chanced it to a 5 speed.

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VSGTS14 Jul 17, 4:51am - #28064 

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that is messed up!

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PBCelica02 Jul 17, 6:00am - #28065 

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I'm very confused here... wtf
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itchyvi3t Jul 17, 6:19am - #28066 
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nyc_gts Jul 17, 12:22pm - #28067 

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I'll post some pics. I got it for 11K with 60k on it. I think that is a deal even with 1 missing gear.
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isaac Jul 17, 7:02pm - #28068 
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Tont already answered your question...

Originally Posted by tony

If it had a Injen Dress up kit then it should be a GTS because Injen does not make a kit for the GT


Another few ways to tell...

is your exhaust tip curved/oval or flat/round? (curved is GTS)

tach on a GTS is 9k RPM... GT is only 8k RPM

speedo on a GTS is 160mph... gt is only 140mph

rear brakes on GTS ar disk... gt has drum

engine on gts displays metal vaulves... gt displays plastic covers

gts comes with leather seating... gt is cloth seating

gts has side air bags on the seats... gt does not

gts comes standard with sunroof and power windows

there are several other ways to tell the difference, but after just looking at the above listing of obvious visual features, you will know exactly what you got.


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LiLTiggerGa Jul 17, 7:19pm - #28069 

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Originally Posted by Xer0GT
could be a '03 GTS, because those are 5-speed's...not 6 like the rest of the GTS'.


mine's a 6

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Rave669 Jul 17, 8:53pm - #28070 

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1) I roll in a gts, and it doesn't have the side air bags. it was an option, not standard equipment in 2002.

2) Dude, check your Intake manifold (the do-whacky that's bolted to the head on the front side of the motor that goes to your throttle body/i?take tube/Air Filter box) if it's made out of silver metal, you've got a VVTL-i motor. if it's made out of black plastic, it's a VVT-i (no lift)

3) check the side of the cylinder head, on the passenger side of the engine bay, if the "YAMAHA" logo is stamped on there, you have VVTL-i, if not, you don't.

4) stock exhaust on the gts has a resonator canister welded up just before the exhaust tip. the gt has only tubing up to the tip (btw, gts also has an oval weld-over tip, not a round one)

Your car may just be a GT with a VVTL-I swap. I hope you have success with your new ride.

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Evan Jul 17, 11:16pm - #28071 

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Originally Posted by Rave669
Your car may just be a GT with a VVTL-I swap. I hope you have success with your new ride.

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more than just that.. he said he has rear disc breaks.

something weird is going on with this car! spineyes

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Celicatastrophe Jul 17, 11:36pm - #28072 
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Drive it to a dealership and ask them!

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VSGTS14 Jul 18, 1:42am - #28073 

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well obviously the thing to do is check all differences between the GT and GTS. That's simple.

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vejita_13 Jul 18, 7:27am - #28074 

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are you ABSOLUTELY sure theres no sixth gear?
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PBCelica02 Jul 18, 8:53am - #28075 

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this is too wierd??? wtf
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glitch Jul 18, 11:45am - #28076 
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nyc_gts Jul 18, 12:14pm - #28077 

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looks like i got a 5 speed gts. I love it execpt when i am on the highway and I am at 4000 rmp at 80mph. When i get my digital cam back from my boy ill post some to show you guys... thanks for you help
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VSGTS14 Jul 18, 5:22pm - #28078 

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Originally Posted by nyc_gts
looks like i got a 5 speed gts. I love it execpt when i am on the highway and I am at 4000 rmp at 80mph. When i get my digital cam back from my boy ill post some to show you guys... thanks for you help


How could someone possibly put a 5 speed tranny into a GTS? That's not even safe for the motor.

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IcEd blUe Jul 18, 5:23pm - #28079 

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yo nycgts if anyone asks you just tell them you got a custom built 5 speed gts , 1 of a king grin
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nyc_gts Jul 18, 7:17pm - #28080 

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How can a 5 speed tranny mess up my gts engine????
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swthrtracer Jul 18, 8:06pm - #28081 
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DiabloGTS Jul 18, 8:07pm - #28082 

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RicePowered Jul 18, 8:09pm - #28083 
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OK this is simple ... just take your car to the closest Toyota Dealer or back were you brought it from.

Ask them exactly what did you buy, a GT or GTS. Depending on their answer then ask them what is the configuration of the car or Tell them your concerns about the car and see what they say.

I believe all your questions have been answered to the best of everyone's ability.

It's up to you now, since you own the car.

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