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3S-GTE #296342 Oct 10, 12:39am Oct 10, 12:39am
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3S-GTE
Just wondering but what kind/type of engine is the 3S-GTE?

Re: 3S-GTE [Re: amtemp] #296343 Oct 10, 12:51am Oct 10, 12:51am
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2.0L I4 turbo. Strong as hell and easily modded (like most turbo engines). It was found on all Celica AllTracs and GT4s, and some MR2s. It's also in the Japanese Caldina.

Re: 3S-GTE [Re: Blue_Bomber] #296344 Oct 10, 1:07am Oct 10, 1:07am
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you can make the swap work in the 7th gen but the inside instuments will never work


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i wish i could afford that engine cry

Re: 3S-GTE [Re: Clos] #296347 Oct 10, 7:15am Oct 10, 7:15am
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I just did a search for this engine and I found one in MD for $1600

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But it's AWD...that won't work with the 7th Gen's will it?


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^^^ yes it will work.. The sway it-self will cost you around 10k+. IT does work though after a lot of money but than again the vid that i saw the guy had it and he ran 12.31..

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Its not even that it is the engine that cost alot. There is just so much custom fabrication that is required it would tally about 10-15 grand to get the engine in and tuned.

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o the engine it-self is like 3000k brand new and then the custom fab costs ALOT!

Re: 3S-GTE [Re: GT2111] #296351 Oct 10, 11:21am Oct 10, 11:21am
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Besides the price, the other negative is that the 3S-GTE's iron block is HEAVY. It weighs around twice as much as the 2ZZ (which is about 250lbs dry), so it'll wreck the already unbalanced 63/37 (1575/925 lbs) weight ratio. The car will be at least 2750lbs, which changes the weight ratio to 68/32 (1825/925). frown The added weight also means the engine will REQUIRE modding to at least catch up with a stock GTS.

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