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Aug 6, 12:34am - #33571 
hp build up

im gonna get a GT and since it comes with only 140 hp im wondering what i can do to kick it up to at most 200 hp besides for CAI, exhaust and pully mods without going for a turbocharger system.

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Aug 6, 12:41am - #33572 
headers

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Aug 6, 1:23am - #33573 
how much gain is that? any recomendations?

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Aug 6, 5:15am - #33574 
sorry to say that you probably won't get 60 N/A bhp on a GT. The aftermarket support just isn't there for a Celica.

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Aug 6, 5:51am - #33575 
you need turbo to get over 200.


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Aug 6, 6:07am - #33576 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
you need turbo to get over 200.


I would think you would need a turbo just to get to 200 for a GT. Going off of what Isaac has in the store, you can only get I/H/E and a pulley system for a GT and that surely won't give you the 60 bhp you're looking for.


You could take the hit and buy a RSX Base. The performance aftermarket is there and over 200 bhp can be easily reached with the right amount of money.

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Aug 6, 6:13am - #33577 
supercharger, you just cant have a Hood on it, will look dumb, but i am sure you will hit 200


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Aug 6, 6:18am - #33578 
OMG, I totally forgot about the easiest way to hit 200!!!

NAAAWWWWSSSSS!!!!

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Aug 6, 6:26am - #33579 
Originally Posted by ssgsky
supercharger, you just cant have a hood on it, will look dumb, but i am sure you will hit 200


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[b][i]Orginally posted by Rice] OMG, I totally forgot about the easiest way to hit 200!!!

NAAAWWWWSSSSS!!!! [/quote]

lol, i look forward everyday to reading what some of you guys post. thanks thumbsup thumbsup

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Aug 6, 7:15am - #33580 
werd you probably wont be able to get that 200hp you want without turbo, S/C, or Nitros.


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Aug 6, 7:23am - #33581 


Maybe with some serious (pricey) internals, plus bolt ons + tuning you might be able to get a little closer to 200 hp.

The work might cost more than your car did though!

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Aug 6, 7:45am - #33582 
Originally Posted by GregO


Maybe with some serious (pricey) internals, plus bolt ons + tuning you might be able to get a little closer to 200 hp.

The work might cost more than your car did though!


yes internals are the way to go.

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Aug 6, 7:51am - #33583 
Custom cams, exhaust and header, high comp. pistons, light flyeheel, light rods, port and polish, bigger valves stand alone or piggy type ECU and a PROFESSIONAL who knows all the small details, and you may reach 200 hp. I started that way ( I reached around 175hp) but it's more expensive and difficult than turnocharging the car. Also it's more work. And you can easily make more hp with the turbo later.

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Aug 6, 11:39am - #33584 
has anybody dynoed a GT with I/H/E/P? if so what was the hp? confused


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Aug 7, 12:59am - #33585 
what work do you guys recomend i do before i venture out to go turbo, you know, as a engine prep? oh and i heard that it takes like two weeks to do internal work, that true?

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Aug 7, 10:15am - #33586 
Say hello to my little friend: Nitrous Oxide.

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Aug 7, 11:14am - #33587 
Originally Posted by Steven
Say hello to my little friend: Nitrous Oxide.


The best and cheapest way to get you there. Go for it your celi should handle a 35 to 50 shot just fine. I have a zen wet kit. My only problem is no one in my area wants to install it. They all saw my engine and said man I dont know I can try. None of this I can try crap. Im still looking for a pro whos willing to install and back up his work.

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Aug 7, 6:02pm - #33588 
i would get headers but if i decide to go turbo wouldnt it be a waste of money? cos i heard that you dont need a aftermarket header when you get a turbo system.

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