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ChiNeyBwoy
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Sep 27, 8:37pm - #285988 
What exactly is a lift bolt?

I was wondering what exactly is a lift bolt and how can you tell if it is broken or not?

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Sep 27, 8:41pm - #285989 
sight im gettin tired of this threads, a lift bolt is located right next the cam shafts. they wear out because of lift use, you can replace them every 3 oil changes, and you can tell if there broken if lift is weak, or you cant feel the kick in

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Sep 27, 8:45pm - #285990 
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Sep 27, 8:45pm - #285991 
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Sep 27, 8:46pm - #285992 
u see how they wear out and are not pointy

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Sep 27, 8:48pm - #285993 
good info clos... thumbsup so pretty much you can just take the valve cover off and do it yourself?

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ChiNeyBwoy
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Sep 28, 7:46am - #285994 
where do you get the lift bolts from?

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Sep 28, 8:28am - #285995 
Originally Posted by ChiNeyBwoy
where do you get the lift bolts from?


Toyota dealership. Go to the parts department. thumbsup


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Sep 28, 9:55am - #285996 
Originally Posted by 2003cbgts
good info clos... thumbsup so pretty much you can just take the valve cover off and do it yourself?
yes, that is exactly right. unless they are broken, then it gets a little more complicated.


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Sep 28, 10:21am - #285997 
Originally Posted by Sancho
Originally Posted by ChiNeyBwoy
where do you get the lift bolts from?


Toyota dealership. Go to the parts department. thumbsup


ditto. i bought mine for a whopping 49 cents apiece thumbsup

the install is also very easy. www.teamcelica.com has the best guide i've seen so far if your doing it for the first time.

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Sep 28, 10:48am - #285998 
hey guys how time consuming is this project if the lift bolts are'nt broken with taking the valve cover off and putting back together let me know where i could find a little better info and how to do this repair for my self

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Sep 28, 12:07pm - #285999 
^^ go to www.teamcelica.com and click on 'technical'. find the lift bolt tsb link and it's a VERY good install. it'll also tell you the part # for the revised lift bolt so you can go to a dealership and order them (usually around 50-80 cents apiece and you will need 2 of them).

it took me about 2 hours for the whole install and thats going very slow and making sure i did everything right. i can probably do the whole thing in about 30 minutes right now. its pretty easy thumbsup

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Sep 28, 7:43pm - #286000 
hey guys. well lately ive noticed my lift kicking in a little late so i was thinking it may be time to replace the bolts.. 30k miles.. but anyways.. i asked my friend thats a mechanic up at a toyota dealership (owns a 6th gen Turbo celi) about it and he says hes never seen a celi come in for anything wrong with lift bolts.. so basically hes saying its not true that they should be replaced and then he laughed in my face confused whats up with that..??

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