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Nov 17, 11:42am - #328842 
1ZZ-FE Turbo Specialties Kit for Corolla

This question was posed by another member a while back, but never answered (this is all I found in my search).

My automotive supplier just aquired distribution for Turbo Specialties. They offer 2 kits for the 1ZZ-FE.

Check here: http://www.turbo-kits.com/corolla_turbo_kits.html

Has anyone tested whether this kit can be stuffed under the Celica's Hood???

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Nov 17, 12:10pm - #328843 
The fit might be a little tight, you may need to cut or move a couple of things but it should work if your Celica has a 1ZZ.

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Nov 18, 1:14am - #328844 
it says at the top "not for the 1zz celica"

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Nov 18, 9:08am - #328845 
Originally Posted by vejita_13
it says at the top "not for the 1zz celica"


Don't mean to be a bastard.. BUT why the hell would you put a turbo kit for another car into a celica? I mean i'd think that people if they wanna turbo would atleast do it the right way and stop tryin to cut costs? I didn't mean to sound harsh just askin a simple question..


Stop tryin to cut corners and costs... but than again its your chioce.

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Nov 18, 9:20am - #328846 
Perhaps I should rephrase the question...

Is there a fundamental difference btw the 1ZZ-FE for the Corolla and the Celica.

Secondly... this kit happens to be in the right power gain range I'm looking for. It's a daily driver and I'm only lookin' for 30% or so.

And before anyone says "just get the TRD supercharger because it's got that kinda gain", a turbo would offer the option of upgrading later. Plus I'm not diggin' the Hood they've designed.

Isn't a cost based question. But I do understand what you're saying. Lots of folks end up spending a hell of a lot more trying to do their own custom turbo for less. Mass production is your friend! wink

Anyway, further input appreciated.

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Nov 18, 1:58pm - #328847 
IF that than.. Why not just get C2Gas's Stage one kit. If you run 6psi your'll have about 220whp. Thats about a 30%. If i were you I wouldn't risk it.. C2Gas kits are like 3300 shipped... Great rpcie for great product!

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Nov 18, 3:20pm - #328848 
Hey thanks for the info! Could you provide me with a link ?? Never heard of C2, is it US-based??

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Nov 18, 4:04pm - #328849 
www.C2power.com! Hope it helps! thumbsup

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Nov 18, 8:49pm - #328850 
wat is the dif between teh celica and corolla 1zz?(besides how it its tuned down in the corolla)


it doesnt matter wat u drive or who u driving against its all about how you drive
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