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Genomaxter
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Genomaxter Oct 11, 3:08am - #296980 
2000 Carbon Blue Toyota Celica
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Slidell
Celica Engine (3s-gte)

Exactly HOW good is the 3s-gte engine the old Celicas use to run. If it is good, can I put it in my 7th gen Celica. I hate having plp come up to me and tell me that my car is slow. I just want to have my Celica as fast as it can be and im afraid if I want that, I need a new engine.
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sxyimports125
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sxyimports125 Oct 11, 3:10am - #296981 

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Man, keep your engine! You have a GTS right?
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Genomaxter Oct 11, 3:13am - #296982 
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Yeh, I have a GTS, but I want ot know HOW good the old engine for the Celica is. I dont have any money right now and I will upgrade my current car but I just want to know the potential with the 3s-gte engine.
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sxyimports125
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sxyimports125 Oct 11, 3:18am - #296983 

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From what I've heard, there pretty good engines, they have good potential thumbsup
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Blue_Bomber Oct 11, 3:42am - #296984 
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One of my friends in his stock GTS just beat one of his friends in a stock Evo MR from a roll. Hell, another one of my friends with a GT with custom axle back always used to beat his friend's WRX the same way. The Celica might not have good numbers from a standstill, but once it's going, it's pretty damn fast. thumbsup
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GT2111 Oct 11, 3:56am - #296985 
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All I have to say is if your gunna spend that much money on a new engine. I think everyone these days looks at the 3S-GTE as a quick way to get boosted when really swapping the engine into the 7th gen will cost you 10+k Its a great motor and has great numbers but for the amount of money, I got quote for a fully rebuilt engine plus full custom turbo and full exhaust 3in for that amount. Im thinkin if you gunna spend that much money, why not put it into a 7th gen engine.. Plus whats wrong with a N/A GTS.. Get some TPR stuff and PFC thumbsup
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