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Oct 23, 12:41am - #307193 
3sgte engine

is this everything i would need for the 3sgte swap? http://www.japandomesticmotor.com/viewengin.asp?id=40

is this a reliable site? would you trust them with your money?

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Oct 23, 12:44am - #307194 
It looks to me like everything is included, but why take our word for it? Call them up and ask them specifically if it has everything you would need for a swap into a 7th gen Celica. Remember, they aren't selling it specifically for YOUR car (7th gen) so talk to them first. Calling them will also give you an idea if the company is fairly reputable. Good luck thumbsup

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Oct 23, 12:57am - #307195 
my bad my bad..i forgot to mention that i have a 5th gen..also this is illegal for smog in cali right?

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Oct 23, 1:02am - #307196 
i think any engine swap where the engine is older than the car it is put into. so...5th gens are confused dunno what year

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Oct 23, 1:04am - #307197 
1990-1993 gt (5sfe) swapping it for 1990-1993 gt-4 alltrac (3sgte)

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Oct 23, 12:47pm - #307198 
no that shouldnt be bad.

if you were swapping a 6th gen engine for a 5th gen engine, that is illegal in CA.


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Oct 23, 2:30pm - #307199 
guys im 99% sure that all engines swaps are illegal in california, you are only allowed to swap engines for the same engine (i.e. your eninge blows up) or if the factory offered a different engine for your vechile, all vechiles and engines have to be cleared by the gov.(federal) before the dealer can release it, and same with all pecies, they have to be cleared by the gov.(state) before it is allowed, unless it is considered a replacement part, such as rims, tires, AEM underdrive pulley, etc. But dont make a mistake, talk to the dmv before making a huge error. hehe.

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Oct 23, 2:31pm - #307200 
forgot to add, unless it is 25 years old, then you are smog exempt and you dont ever have to get it smogged. and pratical everything is legal(smog-wise)

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Oct 23, 11:51pm - #307201 
JDM 3SGTE does not come with EGR = illegal in CA.
By the way, what about the tranny? Are you going to use 5sfe tranny or else?


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Oct 24, 9:31pm - #307202 
I have a 1991 Celica GT and am going to do the same project by putting in the 3S GTE Celica engine in my car. but i have a differnt site if you want to check it out. i am currently contacting your site to see if they are different or if there is any comparative advantage in either company. here is the site i saw first http://www.sunrisejdmmotors.com/toyota.php

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