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How Do I Get More Torque? #36293 Aug 14, 10:42pm Aug 14, 10:42pm
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How Do I Get More Torque?
I have a GT and I know it produces 125lbs/ft, but since I put some 18 inch rims on my car it seems like I only get 50lbs/ft. How do I get more torque. I do have a Greddy Evo Exhaust and Injen Air Intake already. And what about more horse power if possible, without getting a turbo kit?
The question is simple enough but something tells me the answer won't be!

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Re: How Do I Get More Torque? [Re: chriscannon] #36294 Aug 14, 11:09pm Aug 14, 11:09pm
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hmm..maybe some pulleys n some cam gears...

Re: How Do I Get More Torque? [Re: chriscannon] #36295 Aug 14, 11:19pm Aug 14, 11:19pm
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take those big ass rims off. you don't need them. you have 2 options, stock rims - go semi fast or leave those big ass rims on and go slow. Sorry for being harsh and truthful but that's how it is.

Re: How Do I Get More Torque? [Re: chriscannon] #36296 Aug 14, 11:46pm Aug 14, 11:46pm
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The wheels are hurting you. Thats the downside of having nice wheels sometimes. Pullies will definitely help, but feelings are very mixed when it comes to the UR pullies. You could also add an Intake, the gains are good, but not the best. I do not think that we have a very reliable aftermarket rigth now for cam gears, so I don't know about those. Weigth reduction may help a bit, seats, carbon fiber Hood, light weight parts (greddy exhaust is heavy).
Do some more exhaust work, header, custom mid pipe. Do some head and internal work, but that will cost you some money. Sorry this is really jumpy, its late and my mind is just rambling. Hope it gives you some ideas

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Re: How Do I Get More Torque? [Re: chriscannon] #36297 Aug 14, 11:54pm Aug 14, 11:54pm
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Get A New Car grin J/k, this isn't my field of expertise im retarded.


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Re: How Do I Get More Torque? [Re: Celicatastrophe] #36298 Aug 14, 11:56pm Aug 14, 11:56pm
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Originally Posted by Celicatastrophe
Get A New Car grin J/k, this isn't my field of expertise im retarded.


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Re: How Do I Get More Torque? [Re: Steven] #36299 Aug 15, 12:01am Aug 15, 12:01am
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Get A New Car grin J/k, this isn't my field of expertise im retarded.


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My bad, I shouldn't put my two cents in unless I have helpful information. Its just late and I'm being done, my bad. Seeya. wink


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Re: How Do I Get More Torque? [Re: chriscannon] #36300 Aug 15, 8:41am Aug 15, 8:41am
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you need to get your tire diameter back to 24". 17s with 225/40 rubber are perfect, 215/45 rubber is close.

Re: How Do I Get More Torque? [Re: chriscannon] #36301 Aug 15, 8:51am Aug 15, 8:51am
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Keep the rims and look cool ... just get a turbo tongue I am grin

Re: How Do I Get More Torque? [Re: RicePowered] #36302 Aug 15, 8:59am Aug 15, 8:59am
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Originally Posted by RicePowered
Keep the rims and look cool ... just get a turbo tongue I am grin


Exactly...get the turbo...i plan on it hopefully soon..

My GT with 18s is SLOWWWWWW.. thumbsdown

Re: How Do I Get More Torque? [Re: trog2233] #36303 Aug 15, 9:01am Aug 15, 9:01am
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Originally Posted by trog2233
Originally Posted by RicePowered
Keep the rims and look cool ... just get a turbo tongue I am grin


Exactly...get the turbo...i plan on it hopefully soon..

My GT with 18s is SLOWWWWWW.. thumbsdown


If you read the original post, it says that he doesn't want to go turbo. thumbsup

Re: How Do I Get More Torque? [Re: Grand-Touring-Dan] #36304 Aug 15, 9:41am Aug 15, 9:41am
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Originally Posted by Grand-Touring-Dan
Originally Posted by trog2233
Originally Posted by RicePowered
Keep the rims and look cool ... just get a turbo tongue I am grin


Exactly...get the turbo...i plan on it hopefully soon..

My GT with 18s is SLOWWWWWW.. thumbsdown


If you read the original post, it says that he doesn't want to go turbo. thumbsup


Opps sorry i missed that grin

Re: How Do I Get More Torque? [Re: Grand-Touring-Dan] #36305 Aug 15, 10:04am Aug 15, 10:04am
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Originally Posted by Grand-Touring-Dan
Originally Posted by trog2233
Originally Posted by RicePowered
Keep the rims and look cool ... just get a turbo tongue I am grin


Exactly...get the turbo...i plan on it hopefully soon..

My GT with 18s is SLOWWWWWW.. thumbsdown


If you read the original post, it says that he doesn't want to go turbo. thumbsup


Oh I know ... but that's pretty much the most practical way to do it.

Unless he wants to rebuild the motor for high compression ... etc ...

Re: How Do I Get More Torque? [Re: Gen7fan] #36306 Aug 15, 10:44am Aug 15, 10:44am
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Originally Posted by Gen7fan
you need to get your tire diameter back to 24". 17s with 225/40 rubber are perfect, 215/45 rubber is close.


225/40 and 215/45 is the same size, needs to go 215/40 or 205/45


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Re: How Do I Get More Torque? [Re: chriscannon] #36307 Aug 15, 11:10am Aug 15, 11:10am
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I'm sorry bro but your wrong, there all close:



215/40/17 = 23.8"
205/45/17 = 24.3"
215/45/17 = 24.6"
225/40/17 = 24.1" (almost perfect)



Note: stock 15s are on 195/60



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Re: How Do I Get More Torque? [Re: chriscannon] #36308 Aug 16, 2:02am Aug 16, 2:02am
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In all honesty, the 18s are going to be your worst enemy when it comes to torque. The reason for this is the fact you have more rotational mass in your rims, ie. more mass towards the exterior of the wheel/tire. Anything that adds HP is also going to add some torque, the threee easiest things to do are CAI, exhaust and alternator pulley, you could also ad UR into the mix. You have to keep in mind that 4 bangers get most of their power in the high end though. We're not going to have low end torque like a Firebird, Camaro or Rustang.

Re: How Do I Get More Torque? [Re: chriscannon] #36309 Aug 17, 8:57pm Aug 17, 8:57pm
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Rustangs, Thats a good one...

You need to go to sports compact car website and read about part 2 of the celica gts project that they did in 2000 or 2001. It will tell you that the best rim size to get the performance you want is a 17" rim with 215/40 size tires.


Thanks and Check yah later...!
Re: How Do I Get More Torque? [Re: chriscannon] #36310 Aug 17, 9:06pm Aug 17, 9:06pm
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this is why I did NOT want 18" rims...i got 17's...18's for all show..I wanted show and go. grin grin grin


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