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Sep 26, 1:18pm - #284955 
My 00 GTS with XRS engine

Hey I bought a GTS from an auction and didnt know some moron over revved engine so i had to get new and and i bought a 03 Matrix XRS engine with only 24k miles for $1500 bucks yea its a good deal just gota shop around. I read som1 buying an engine for 4k man thats a ripoff and XRS is same engine. Well i had this car for half a year and never started it confused but i got a AEM CAI so far and lookin for some more upgrades. Im thinkin of gettin a Chip next Such as JET of GBOX dono which one help me out also lookin for exhaust system that adds most HP and isnt to loud well nice meetin you all i hope to learn a lot from this site.. sry for al the writing

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Sep 26, 1:24pm - #284956 
Hey ever saw a GTS with no Engine here it is

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Sep 26, 1:30pm - #284957 
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Sep 26, 1:39pm - #284958 
Is that the 2ZZ engine? I heard for the Matrix the motor is only rated at somewhere around 175 HP instead of 180?

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Sep 26, 1:41pm - #284959 
that engine bay looks messy.
how much did you get the car from at the auction and how many miles did the original engine have?

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Sep 26, 1:42pm - #284960 
Well its a 2ZZGE engine same thing and i think the XRS has 175 because of other things then the engine such as Intake or watever but the engine is exact same except for the Exaust manifold which i think you have to put on from celica but not sure il get back on that, Engine is sittin in my garage didnt put it in yet

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Sep 26, 1:45pm - #284961 
Nice find though on the engine and price. Get the car on the road and have fun.

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Sep 26, 1:45pm - #284962 
looks like fun! messy and complicated! spineyes

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Sep 26, 2:20pm - #284963 
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Sep 26, 2:36pm - #284964 
Yah, once you have the Celi's exhaust, Intake & computer hooked up, it will provide the full HP potential. The difference is all in tuning; the block is the same.

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Sep 26, 3:08pm - #284965 
cool, i have a silver celica too

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Sep 26, 5:27pm - #284966 
urs GT though frown but nice i got same side bumpers as you and have red painted brakes

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Sep 26, 5:34pm - #284967 
in what condition was the engine that you bought for 1500?

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Sep 26, 5:53pm - #284968 
Well looks good to me has 24k miles didnt instal it yet so hopefuly it wil be good

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Sep 26, 5:55pm - #284969 
let me know how it goes thumbsup

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Sep 26, 8:52pm - #284970 
yeah make sure you do that now, i should of done that wen i got my new tranni, now i have to pay 400 just on the labor if i want them change so in total im looking at about 1g for new clutch and flywheel, i fucking hate it thumbsdown

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Sep 27, 8:20am - #284971 
Chips don't work on our cars.


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Sep 27, 12:17pm - #284972 
why you say they dont work i never heard that in my life

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Sep 27, 12:20pm - #284973 
Originally Posted by Vlad
why you say they dont work i never heard that in my life
Cause they are resistors, and the ECU will not even recognize them.


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Sep 27, 3:00pm - #284974 
well then how come they have dyno sheets with results of it adding horsepower?

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Sep 28, 12:45am - #284975 
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Sep 28, 6:58am - #284976 
Originally Posted by slidr

Originally Posted by Vlad

why you say they dont work i never heard that in my life
Cause they are resistors, and the ECU will not even recognize them.


the chips hes refering to replace actual parts of the computors (there not a resistor that goes between the maf and computor) but i was un aware that jet made them fro the celica

computor wise i would jsut do the pfc

oh and the computor will recoginize it but then re program it self to correct what it thinks is a proplem


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