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swappin engine #366446 Jan 5, 6:57pm Jan 5, 6:57pm
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swappin engine
i told my friend how i wanted to turbo my 03 gt.. n he suggested i put a supra engine inside instead.. because its well worth it than puttin a turbo kit.. how much do you guys think this would cost w/ installations n do you think it would work.. isnt a supra engine a lot bigger than the celicas.. plus my car is an auto.. =/ so that would probally play a big deal in this situation.. when i 1st got this car.. i thought bout the same exact thing.. but i didnt know if it was possible

Re: swappin engine [Re: chinoboistyle] #366447 Jan 5, 7:10pm Jan 5, 7:10pm
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the supra engine is way too big for the celica.

but if you had a lot of money to spend, you could make it fit. just like to celica dragsters with the elongated engine bay - i think they have modded supra engines in them thumbsup


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Re: swappin engine [Re: Zero] #366448 Jan 5, 7:15pm Jan 5, 7:15pm
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dang haha that just ruined my hopes =/ what engine do you guys think would be the best engine swap that gives the best performance..

Re: swappin engine [Re: chinoboistyle] #366449 Jan 5, 7:49pm Jan 5, 7:49pm
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rofl rofl Unless you have 15,000 dollars laying around, your not going to be able to swap your engine. rofl

Re: swappin engine [Re: chinoboistyle] #366450 Jan 5, 7:50pm Jan 5, 7:50pm
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Go with 3sgte!! These are the best tune-able engines out there and they were in the GT-Four and some MR2's and they use them in the GT300 race which features seventh gen. shells, and there is also a MKIV Supra by Top Secret who uses the same engine. With that being said you can get extremely impressive numbers out of these engines.


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Re: swappin engine [Re: chinoboistyle] #366451 Jan 5, 7:50pm Jan 5, 7:50pm
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haven't looked into this too much, but if you can swap engine, tranny, and drive train, and sti engine would be great, and would be easier to fit than the supra too. too bad it would cost an arm and a leg

Re: swappin engine [Re: DaytonaCelica1] #366452 Jan 5, 7:51pm Jan 5, 7:51pm
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You can swap whatever the fuk you want. It's not going to get cheaper that 10k at least. rice

Re: swappin engine [Re: BReakinDrifTs] #366453 Jan 5, 7:56pm Jan 5, 7:56pm
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swap in a honda engine ... they are easily mod-able ... rofl rofl

Re: swappin engine [Re: RicePowered] #366454 Jan 5, 8:05pm Jan 5, 8:05pm
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might sound stupid to some people but if your really itchin for a swap i think a 95 vw vr6 would kill a lot of things specialy with a turbo they can make gobs of hp and tq

got to love the inline v-6 (what vr6 stands for)


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Re: swappin engine [Re: drkramm] #366455 Jan 5, 8:27pm Jan 5, 8:27pm
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Originally Posted by drkramm
got to love the inline v-6 (what vr6 stands for)


You kinda contradicted yourself there, I can't even imagine how an engine can have a V style cylinder layout and an inline layout at the same time confused confused confused


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Re: swappin engine [Re: ASheva10] #366456 Jan 5, 8:34pm Jan 5, 8:34pm
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No need to swap anything man.

the GT alreay has lower compression pistons! Just get a good quality Turbo and build up your motor and it will be really fun man. Plus, when you do a swap it will 98% not run like it use to, probably have problems most of the time.


I'm turboing my GTS, and getting lower compression pistons down the road. Should hopfully hit around 300hp pretty easy.


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Re: swappin engine [Re: GTSbyTRD] #366457 Jan 5, 8:53pm Jan 5, 8:53pm
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Re: swappin engine [Re: sakara] #366458 Jan 5, 8:54pm Jan 5, 8:54pm
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rofl Inline v6

Re: swappin engine [Re: BReakinDrifTs] #366459 Jan 5, 9:04pm Jan 5, 9:04pm
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^^^v4 rofl


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Re: swappin engine [Re: Zero] #366460 Jan 5, 10:23pm Jan 5, 10:23pm
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You know the K20 A2 is almost a direct swap into our cars. they can fit in almost anything. civic's, rsx type S, celicas etc... doesnt matter. honda did this on purpose cause they know how much money they make on people who do swaps.

plus if you wanna go turbo, you can slap on the turbonetics stage 2 and run 10's.

make a post on clubrsx.com and they can give you better info on how to do the swap. and if you wanna stay automatic you can use the automatic tranny from a TSX since it's the same motor thumbsup


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Re: swappin engine [Re: Lucky_317] #366461 Jan 5, 10:24pm Jan 5, 10:24pm
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by the way you'd have to be smoking crack if you believed anything I just typed thumbsup

Seriously, we don't drive hondas. build the stock engine and call it a day. you'll make more power then you'll ever really need.


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Re: swappin engine [Re: Lucky_317] #366462 Jan 5, 11:06pm Jan 5, 11:06pm
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theoretically it is possible to drop a supra engine in. if you turn it sideways, it should fit the width, HOWEVER then you'd have to fab transaxles to rotate the direction of power as well. very complicated, but with the right technology and engineering, it should be possible.


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Re: swappin engine [Re: combatc87] #366463 Jan 5, 11:18pm Jan 5, 11:18pm
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Not worth the effort. with an additional 15k with the roughly 13k from selling the car, you could pick up something pretty nice.


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Re: swappin engine [Re: jyboygenius] #366464 Jan 6, 11:35am Jan 6, 11:35am
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Originally Posted by jyboygenius
Not worth the effort. with an additional 15k with the roughly 13k from selling the car, you could pick up something pretty nice.


He's right...you could buy a Supra TT with that money.


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Re: swappin engine [Re: GTSbyTRD] #366465 Jan 6, 12:47pm Jan 6, 12:47pm
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if i was you i would use the $15 to make that engine like the c2 power one


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Re: swappin engine [Re: celicadragon] #366466 Jan 6, 12:51pm Jan 6, 12:51pm
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^^^$15 can be used as a payment installment for the c2 turbo kit rofl but not for the entire payment rofl

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Re: swappin engine [Re: Zero] #366467 Jan 6, 12:53pm Jan 6, 12:53pm
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i'm having a rough day i meant $15,000 lol


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Re: swappin engine [Re: combatc87] #366468 Jan 6, 2:10pm Jan 6, 2:10pm
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Originally Posted by combatc87
theoretically it is possible to drop a supra engine in. if you turn it sideways, it should fit the width, HOWEVER then you'd have to fab transaxles to rotate the direction of power as well. very complicated, but with the right technology and engineering, it should be possible.


I don't think it would even fit sideways.It's a very long engine which is the problem. you could fabricated a new firewall and move it into the cabin of the car of elongate the front end. that's about the only way to do it.


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Re: swappin engine [Re: Lucky_317] #366469 Jan 6, 2:29pm Jan 6, 2:29pm
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Originally Posted by Lucky_317

by the way you'd have to be smoking crack if you believed anything I just typed thumbsup

Seriously, we don't drive hondas. build the stock engine and call it a day. you'll make more power then you'll ever really need.


dammit...i was all ready to internet pown you...LOL rofl


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Re: swappin engine [Re: ct] #366470 Jan 6, 3:37pm Jan 6, 3:37pm
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^^lol grin

Re: swappin engine [Re: hector] #366471 Jan 6, 4:13pm Jan 6, 4:13pm
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...this has to be the funniest thread i've ever seen. in regards. either mod your gt 1zzfe, or buy another car. in regard you could more than likely spend 6k and get the 2zzge swap and tranny, ecu. motormounts, wiring harness, gauge cluster, but then again if you spend 7g in your 1zzfe u'd spank a 2zz w/ boltons. so yeah that is your option. correct me if I may be wrong but WOW. this is hilarious. i needed a laugh.

Re: swappin engine [Re: ASheva10] #366472 Jan 6, 4:27pm Jan 6, 4:27pm
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Originally Posted by ASheva10
Originally Posted by drkramm
got to love the inline v-6 (what vr6 stands for)


You kinda contradicted yourself there, I can't even imagine how an engine can have a V style cylinder layout and an inline layout at the same time confused confused confused


well i saw some posts making questons about the vr6 so heres what it is

first a v-6 sepreate cylnder heads normally a 90 degree angle i belive
inline 6 shares one long cylinder head



the vr6 shares one cylinder head but its not in line theres a 15 degree angle

i'll find some links


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Re: swappin engine [Re: drkramm] #366473 Jan 6, 4:31pm Jan 6, 4:31pm
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vr6 head gasket

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so for all the people that laughed at me before asking i laugh even harder at you

more info
http://www.schnellms.com/tech/040709-Vr6.htm


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Re: swappin engine [Re: drkramm] #366474 Jan 7, 2:39pm Jan 7, 2:39pm
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just mod the engine you have or buy the car that has the engine you want-leave it at that


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