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emagdnim653
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2000 Toyota Celica GT

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maryland , md
Jan 19, 10:22pm - #379108 
trying to convert GT to GTS

i currently have an auto gt
i want to convert it to a gts(engine 6 speed tranny disc brakes)
dont feel like searchin for a gts in good condition
anyone got any prices and how to get the parts that would be great

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RBlackGT
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2000 Black Toyota Celica GT
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2000 Toyota Celica GT

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Boca Raton, FL
Jan 19, 10:25pm - #379109 
I have an auto gt too, and have found out that it's exteremely expensive to do this, because I've looked in to it too.
But, good luck, and let me know how it goes!

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fonz182
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Jan 19, 10:35pm - #379110 
dont we all rolleyes

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emagdnim653
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emagdnim653
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maryland , md
Jan 19, 10:39pm - #379111 
i work at a dealership so labors ot really a big deal
i just need to know what i need more than anything and how to get the parts 98 seeing that eay is 95% honda parts

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renfield90
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Tempe, AZ
Jan 19, 10:43pm - #379112 
You should find a better reason to do a complete conversion than "I'm too lazy to look for good cars."

It will be very expensive, more than the cost of selling your car and buying a GTS. No matter how well it's done, too, it just won't be quite the same as having a true GTS. Your car will also be out of commission for a few weeks at least, more if problems develop.

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renfield90
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Tempe, AZ
Jan 19, 10:45pm - #379113 
A dealership might not be the best place to do tranny/engine swaps, and for liability issues (or just PITA issues) they may not do it for you.

And if you're at a dealership, why don't you buy a GTS there? wtf

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emagdnim653
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emagdnim653
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maryland , md
Jan 19, 10:46pm - #379114 
trust me i looked into find a gts
to hard to find in good condition
but guess ill keep tryin or find something
else

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emagdnim653
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Jan 19, 10:47pm - #379115 
its not a toyota dealership but some toyota techs just recently got hired there

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