Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Rate Thread
hks exhaust and vvtli question help? #295074 Oct 8, 4:32pm Oct 8, 4:32pm
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 412
Ft. Laud. FL/FSU Tallahassee
A
AzNRaCeR OP
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica GTS
AzNRaCeR OP
A
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica GTS

Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 412
Ft. Laud. FL/FSU Tallahassee
hks exhaust and vvtli question help?
how do i find out if the HKS exhaust is 1st or 2nd gen. What are the differences and why did they make 2 gens? How can i find out if its the GTS or GT model? someone help. thanks.I want to buy it from this guy, but all i can see is pics. Just be sure i dont get ripped off, ill ask here for someones expert advice.

Also, for the lift...IT DOESNT WORK ANYMORE!!!!! i send it to the dealer, but thay were like ...oh everything is fine...you just got used to it...LOL what bitches!...so they wont repair it for me. I dunno what could be going on. Im passing 6k at 1st 2nd and even 3rd! and no lift!

Re: hks exhaust gen1 gen 2 question help? [Re: AzNRaCeR] #295075 Oct 8, 5:01pm Oct 8, 5:01pm
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 744
Freehold, NJ
2000 Spectra Blue Mica Toyota Celica
Blue_Bomber
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica
Blue_Bomber
2000 Spectra Blue Mica Toyota Celica
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 744
Freehold, NJ
I believe the Gen 2 has some sort of coating on it to resist the rusting problem Gen 1 had. Not sure if it's visible or not. I know the pics I've seen of it have shown a blue color to the metal, so I'm not sure if that's the actual coating, or what the exhaust has always looked like.

Re: hks exhaust gen1 gen 2 question help? [Re: Blue_Bomber] #295076 Oct 8, 5:09pm Oct 8, 5:09pm
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 412
Ft. Laud. FL/FSU Tallahassee
A
AzNRaCeR OP
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica GTS
AzNRaCeR OP
A
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica GTS

Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 412
Ft. Laud. FL/FSU Tallahassee
is the coating on the whole exhuast of just the end muffler?


[Linked Image]
GATOR HATOR! GO FSU NOLES!!!
Re: hks exhaust gen1 gen 2 question help? [Re: AzNRaCeR] #295077 Oct 8, 5:17pm Oct 8, 5:17pm
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 744
Freehold, NJ
2000 Spectra Blue Mica Toyota Celica
Blue_Bomber
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica
Blue_Bomber
2000 Spectra Blue Mica Toyota Celica
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 744
Freehold, NJ
It's on the muffler and piping, but the canister and tip are polished.

Re: hks exhaust gen1 gen 2 question help? [Re: Blue_Bomber] #295078 Oct 8, 5:36pm Oct 8, 5:36pm
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 412
Ft. Laud. FL/FSU Tallahassee
A
AzNRaCeR OP
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica GTS
AzNRaCeR OP
A
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica GTS

Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 412
Ft. Laud. FL/FSU Tallahassee
here maybe this pics will help you guys

1953266173-celica 096.jpg

[Linked Image]
GATOR HATOR! GO FSU NOLES!!!
Re: hks exhaust gen1 gen 2 question help? [Re: Blue_Bomber] #295079 Oct 8, 5:51pm Oct 8, 5:51pm
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 744
Freehold, NJ
2000 Spectra Blue Mica Toyota Celica
Blue_Bomber
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica
Blue_Bomber
2000 Spectra Blue Mica Toyota Celica
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 744
Freehold, NJ
Here's a pic of the HKS (bottom left):

Linked Image

Oh yeah, and about lift, your lift bolts are most likely broken. PITA to replace, but there's a TSB out for it, so it's a known problem, and is definitely covered under warranty. I've attached the TSB to the top of this post.

Attached File
Re: hks exhaust gen1 gen 2 question help? [Re: AzNRaCeR] #295080 Oct 8, 5:53pm Oct 8, 5:53pm
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 744
Freehold, NJ
2000 Spectra Blue Mica Toyota Celica
Blue_Bomber
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica
Blue_Bomber
2000 Spectra Blue Mica Toyota Celica
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 744
Freehold, NJ
Originally Posted by AzNRaCeR
here maybe this pics will help you guys
Wow, I guess that's the 1st gen.

Re: hks exhaust gen1 gen 2 question help? [Re: Blue_Bomber] #295081 Oct 8, 6:26pm Oct 8, 6:26pm
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 412
Ft. Laud. FL/FSU Tallahassee
A
AzNRaCeR OP
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica GTS
AzNRaCeR OP
A
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica GTS

Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 412
Ft. Laud. FL/FSU Tallahassee
dang i guess it is...can i paint it..lol? ir will probably melt of anyways. thanks blue! you help a lot off ppl here...dont you wish you get paid for advice? lol jk


[Linked Image]
GATOR HATOR! GO FSU NOLES!!!
Re: hks exhaust gen1 gen 2 question help? [Re: AzNRaCeR] #295082 Oct 8, 6:38pm Oct 8, 6:38pm
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 744
Freehold, NJ
2000 Spectra Blue Mica Toyota Celica
Blue_Bomber
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica
Blue_Bomber
2000 Spectra Blue Mica Toyota Celica
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 744
Freehold, NJ
Yeah, you can paint it with silver high temp paint to make it look more normal. wink

I do a lotta stuff that I don't get paid for. grin confused cry

Re: hks exhaust gen1 gen 2 question help? [Re: Blue_Bomber] #295083 Oct 9, 9:12am Oct 9, 9:12am
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 412
Ft. Laud. FL/FSU Tallahassee
A
AzNRaCeR OP
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica GTS
AzNRaCeR OP
A
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica GTS

Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 412
Ft. Laud. FL/FSU Tallahassee
ok...i took off the cover this morning and did the bolt. but it looks like the bolts didnt break!...now what else can it be that will stop the vvtli from working?

1953267090-celica 104.jpg

[Linked Image]
GATOR HATOR! GO FSU NOLES!!!
Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
Celicalicious
Celicalicious
2000 Toyota Celica GT
Cleveland, OH

Posts: 56
Joined: January 2004
Show All Member Profiles 
Recent Topics
stock radio hardware
by 97celica. 12/12/2017 12:12 PM
FS: 2000 Toyota Celica for sale Los Angeles area
by LaRN. 12/10/2017 9:52 AM
Toyota Celica Upgrades
by FlawlessGamerYT. 12/09/2017 11:06 AM
Why did my tachometer stop working
by NinjaMasterShaw. 12/08/2017 6:20 AM
Gauge cluster board aftermarket
by NinjaMasterShaw. 12/07/2017 5:06 PM
How would I go about giving my steering wheel a facelift
by NinjaMasterShaw. 12/06/2017 2:22 PM
Hard to press cluch pedal?
by Arve2afm. 12/05/2017 6:40 AM
Hello! New Member here :)
by Kizmo_JW. 11/29/2017 2:30 PM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Snapshot build 20171122)