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Engine Swap #377659 Jan 18, 8:26pm Jan 18, 8:26pm
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2001 White Toyota Celica GT
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Engine Swap
I want to make my celica fast, extremely fast, i was wondering if you can do egine swaps with a celica because most engines would be too big for the celica to handle, i want a rotary engine, or the Lexus IS 300 engine, but i dought those would fit, what is possible in engine swaps for the celica????????

Re: Engine Swap [Re: runforcover01] #377660 Jan 18, 8:40pm Jan 18, 8:40pm
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The only GOOD engine swaps are the high dollar custom jobs. Without a lot of money ($20,000+), you can slam a 2ZZ-GE (GTS Engine) into your GT. Swaps have been done, but they are not practical for everyday use.

Toyota's are not built like honda's if that is what you were thinking. You just can swap out a B16A2 for a B18C5 and wa-la.

Consider Supercharging or Turbo for your GT, it is the best bet.


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Re: Engine Swap [Re: Polykarb] #377661 Jan 19, 1:21am Jan 19, 1:21am
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you can turbo the GT to hit around 300 whp. I'd just go that route.


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Re: Engine Swap [Re: Lucky_317] #377662 Jan 19, 1:22am Jan 19, 1:22am
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oh and no those engines wont fit in our cars. unless you have an unlimited budget to work with.


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