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NEED HELP! #28740 Jul 17, 9:51pm Jul 17, 9:51pm
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HI I have a 2003 celica gt 5 speed and in the quarter mile it run 16.4 stock. I want it to run like 15 without nos or turbo. I do not know a lot of this, thats why I need any help or idea you can give and how much do I have to spend... confused thanks for the help thumbsup


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Re: NEED HELP! [Re: importcelica] #28741 Jul 17, 9:59pm Jul 17, 9:59pm
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well, make sure oyu break in the car first. You do not want to redline a new engine.
With Intake header and exhaust my best run has been a 15.7 on a 3/4 tank of gas in the heat of houston. I know that I can hit at least a 15.5 or better in January. With cams and a Port and Polish I am pretty sure I would be in the 14s. Hope that helps. Where are you located?

Dan

Re: NEED HELP! [Re: importcelica] #28742 Jul 17, 10:00pm Jul 17, 10:00pm
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if you really want speeding without engine mods,
1. remove A/C, power steering, interior parts, rear seat,
2. buy new good tires
3. lose your weight?


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Re: NEED HELP! [Re: importcelica] #28743 Jul 17, 10:29pm Jul 17, 10:29pm
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Im in Puerto Rico... and one question, how many miles do I need for the break in?? confused


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Re: NEED HELP! [Re: importcelica] #28744 Jul 17, 11:05pm Jul 17, 11:05pm
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For a brand new car, I would say around 800ish to 1000, just to be safe.

Re: NEED HELP! [Re: importcelica] #28745 Jul 18, 12:56am Jul 18, 12:56am
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yeah, don't push it hard until after 1000 mi. You'll be fine after that. thumbsup

Re: NEED HELP! [Re: Satoshi] #28746 Jul 18, 8:25am Jul 18, 8:25am
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Originally Posted by Satoshi
if you really want speeding without engine mods,
1. remove A/C, power steering, interior parts, rear seat,
2. buy new good tires
3. lose your weight?


haha nice satoshi!!

but for number 1. removing your a/c wont help at all i remember isaac saying this, he said when you race, just keep the a/c off

Re: NEED HELP! [Re: importcelica] #28747 Jul 18, 8:58am Jul 18, 8:58am
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he means remove the whole ac system, this combined with the removal of other unneeded weight will make the car a lot lighter which will make it faster.

Re: NEED HELP! [Re: Gen7fan] #28748 Jul 18, 9:11am Jul 18, 9:11am
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Originally Posted by Gen7fan
he means remove the whole ac system, this combined with the removal of other unneeded weight will make the car a lot lighter which will make it faster.


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