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BigTony
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Oct 18, 10:12am - #302754 
GT super charger

anyone looking for the TRD supercharger for the gt its on ebay for cheap price - its a 1.8l supercharger, im quite sure that it fits our cars, just only thing we dont hace is an ECU for it angry

but anyways here it is

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayIS...bayphotohosting


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Oct 18, 10:33am - #302755 
It will not fit under the Hood. Most probably you might end up getting a TRD celica Hood which was design to fit s/c. For all i know those are mainly designed for corollas and matrix.

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Oct 18, 10:41am - #302756 
Yes, you can use that once you get the Hood and some fmu. But after you buy those two things your already close to $3000 or more depending on what fmu you use. Then you still need to tune as it wont be tuned at all for your car. So plan to spend a good amount of money on the dyno tuning. So that is why its not worth it. Your already at the price or more than the price of the turbos that are out for the GT and look at its gains, practically nothing. Like 150 whp and 120 tq. Who's gonna pay about $3500 for those kinds of numbers. A stock GTS would still kill you.

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Oct 18, 10:46am - #302757 
True that. If you ever want to go fast. Turbo is the best way. thumbsup

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Oct 18, 11:35am - #302758 
eek great price...

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Oct 18, 1:54pm - #302759 
I think with the right tuning and internals, you could get some great gains out of it. It just hasn't been perfected yet due to the price. *sigh* I wish I could get one.


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Oct 18, 2:31pm - #302760 
Just go turbo. And if you want to make a supercar out of a GT, just give up.

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Oct 18, 2:31pm - #302761 
I dont mean to sound like an ass but its the truth.

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Oct 18, 3:17pm - #302762 
The supercharger doesnt have great gains but it would easily beat a stock GTS since its torque curve would be so much better thumbsup But if your into racing rather than daily drivability its not the thing to get.


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Oct 18, 3:20pm - #302763 
Originally Posted by SLVCELI
The supercharger doesnt have great gains but it would easily beat a stock GTS since its torque curve would be so much better thumbsup
Some TV show actually raced a GT with a TRD SC, and it only did about 15.0 or 14.9. At best you'd be tied with a stock GTS 6 speed.

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Oct 18, 3:47pm - #302764 
It had a big body kit and huge rims.


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Oct 18, 3:48pm - #302765 
Plus it was raced at high altitudes but all the same.


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