Celica has an awesome suspension system, so I hear. Capitalizing on your car's advantages is always a good idea. Springs, shocks, sway bars, and urethane bushings are the best way to enhance suspension.
If you want more power though, the old stand-by's are I/H/E upgrades (Intake
, header, exhaust). Ecelica has these in the online store for great prices. AEM
has just come out with the V2 Intake
which promises CAI
power without the installation hassle and the chance for hydrolocking. It's supposed to work wonders for my car, so hopefully AEM
makes one for the Celi soon.
I've only seen ceramic headers for the Celi. Stainless and chrome are supposedly better, but what can you do? 4-2 or 4-1 layouts are both pretty good for your 4 banger. Adding header blankets supposedly increases the air flow, but I've never seen a significant power gain confirmed for blankets.
Cat-back exhaust systems are the best way to go for instant power and adding one is usually the first modification I do for my cars. Try to find one that is powerful, yet isn't very noisy and you'll be happy with it in the long run.