Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,675
SwiftCelGTS
Specialist
SwiftCelGTS

Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,675
Lexington, Kentucky
Jan 25, 11:55am - #382906 
i don't know if i have lift or not...

got my 2000 GTS (auto, don't make fun of me plz) last May

i don't know that i've ever experienced lift in it. i know the lift bolts pretty much go bad in almost all of them sooner or later. the car has almost 70k on it now. if i did hit lift, would i definately know it? because i can't say that i've ever been thoroughly impressed when i get up into the high rpms. if i don't have lift and the bolts are broken, would it cause other problems? because the car runs fine. i'm just a little confused. i guess i should have my bolts checked, but it's a waste of money if they're fine. i'm poor right now.

Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,298
sickcelica696
Specialist
sickcelica696
2000 Liquid Silver Toyota Celica
Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,298
Annapolis, MD
Jan 25, 12:22pm - #382907 
it should studder around 6200rpm and then change tones, turn down stereo while driving and listen for a tone change and a lurch. I dont know if it does this in an auto since i have a manual. If you need lift bolts changed they're like 0.98$ each and theres only 2

Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,675
SwiftCelGTS
Specialist
SwiftCelGTS

Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,675
Lexington, Kentucky
Jan 25, 12:25pm - #382908 
Originally Posted by sickcelica696
If you need lift bolts changed they're like 0.98$ each and theres only 2


yeah but then there's labor charges

Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,298
sickcelica696
Specialist
sickcelica696
2000 Liquid Silver Toyota Celica
Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,298
Annapolis, MD
Jan 25, 12:34pm - #382909 
i do it myself thumbsup, but i bet labor would run ya 100$

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 464
celimangts17
Senior Member
celimangts17

Senior Member
2003 Toyota Celica

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 464
New Orleans, LA
Jan 25, 12:39pm - #382910 
Originally Posted by SwiftCelGTS

Originally Posted by sickcelica696

If you need lift bolts changed they're like 0.98$ each and theres only 2


yeah but then there's labor charges

well if its the lift bolts, which i highly doubt, just do it urself. its pretty easy. i helped caleb put new ones in his car and only took like 45 mins.
-now i find it kinda funny that you too have this prob when you first got ur car. because i had the exact same prob when i first got mine. and im an auto GTS as well wink, welcome to the club, word of caution ur gonna get flamed for any performance mods you want to do, you will learn this like i did over the years. anyway i thought the same thing that my bolts were broken and i took it out and tried to put it in lift and nothing. well part of ur prob is if you dont have Intake and exhaust its not going to be as noticable. another prob is that if ur car is not warmed up the ecu wont let the engine go into lift, so this could be the prob as well. simply go out on a long straight away and floor it in drive and you will see once it gets up to around 6200 rpms the engine will get a lot louder. this is lift. with stock Intake and exhaust it just isnt that loud, get some Intake and exhaust and you will definately hear it. just put Intake and exhaust on mine and i must say that lift is very pronounced, you could hear it just with Intake and stock exhaust a lot more. the only way you can really tell if ur bolts are broken is if when you get up to around 6200 rpms and it doesnt go any further past that then, let ur engine idle for a little while or just cruise around for a little while and try it again. if you get the same thing then you may need to change the bolts out thumbsup

hope this helps thumbsup


Laissez les bons temps rouler
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 464
celimangts17
Senior Member
celimangts17

Senior Member
2003 Toyota Celica

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 464
New Orleans, LA
Jan 25, 12:52pm - #382911 
yea sry made a typo, lift is 6200 rpms not 6800. lift will engage at exactly 6200 rpms. if it shifts before 6200 and you have it floored and it is warmed up, i would check into some lift bolts. if it goes past 6200 then you are in lift, only lasts about a second though, in other gears like second its a little longer and in third its long. never done it in fourth, kinda hard to do, i wouldnt suggest tryin either, lol rofl


Laissez les bons temps rouler
Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 427
speed_celica
Senior Member
speed_celica

Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 427
Calgary, AB, Canada
Jan 25, 12:59pm - #382912 
The first time I went into lift was 3 months after I bought the car (had to break it in first) and I almost pissed myself cause it was so much fun. (My previous car was a 94 celica GT) grin Anyone else remember their "first time"? grin

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 464
celimangts17
Senior Member
celimangts17

Senior Member
2003 Toyota Celica

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 464
New Orleans, LA
Jan 25, 1:02pm - #382913 
yea i remember mine. did the same thing swiftcelica did, posted i thought i didnt have lift and then went out and tried it again, and it worked. put a smile on my face grin


Laissez les bons temps rouler
Joined: May 2004
Posts: 2,979
RookieGTS
Boobie Vision
RookieGTS

Boobie Vision
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: May 2004
Posts: 2,979
925 Nor Cal
Jan 25, 1:10pm - #382914 
yeah save yourself hella money and do the job yourself..

Joined: Nov 2004
Posts: 306
JettaMan
Member
JettaMan

Member
2002 Volkswagon Jetta GLS

Joined: Nov 2004
Posts: 306
Annapolis, Maryland
Jan 25, 1:33pm - #382915 
yea.. i remember when i drove a celica with lift for the first time... it feels like your driving a fast car then... (in 1st) you almost get a feeling of small turbo winding up... mmmmm 1st and 2nd are nice lift gears... grin


[Linked Image]
Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 10,123
VSGTS14
05 WRB
VSGTS14

05 WRB
2005 Subaru WRX STi

Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 10,123
Milford, NJ
Jan 25, 2:09pm - #382916 
i remember i hit lift the first time in mine and thought it was orgasmic


SUBARU TECNICA INTERNATIONAL
Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,675
SwiftCelGTS
Specialist
SwiftCelGTS

Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,675
Lexington, Kentucky
Jan 25, 2:13pm - #382917 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
i remember i hit lift the first time in mine and thought it was orgasmic


ooh ohh i might cream myself

Joined: May 2004
Posts: 2,979
RookieGTS
Boobie Vision
RookieGTS

Boobie Vision
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: May 2004
Posts: 2,979
925 Nor Cal
Jan 25, 2:16pm - #382918 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
i remember i hit lift the first time in mine and thought it was orgasmic


haha the same thing I felt lol

Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,696
Polykarb
Metal Storm 2040
Polykarb

Metal Storm 2040
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,696
Tampa, Florida
Jan 25, 2:21pm - #382919 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
i remember i hit lift the first time in mine and thought it was orgasmic


Yeah!!! ROFLAO! I remember that when i first took the car off the lot and was driving it home. Now i have a CAI and it sounds bad-as-shit, literally.


FF TWINCAM BEAUTY: CELICA
Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,298
sickcelica696
Specialist
sickcelica696
2000 Liquid Silver Toyota Celica
Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,298
Annapolis, MD
Jan 25, 2:22pm - #382920 
i did it leaving the parking lot when i bought it lol, scared the salesman

Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,696
Polykarb
Metal Storm 2040
Polykarb

Metal Storm 2040
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,696
Tampa, Florida
Jan 25, 2:24pm - #382921 
Originally Posted by sickcelica696
i did it leaving the parking lot when i bought it lol, scared the salesman


True, i floor'ed it sometime ago infront of the Toyota dealer and all the guys were like: "Yeah, whooo! Go baby!" haha rofl


FF TWINCAM BEAUTY: CELICA
Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 408
celikitten
April Fools
celikitten

April Fools
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 408
PA
Jan 25, 2:33pm - #382922 
my dad was driving my car the first time it hit lift... he was like "what the hell was that?!?!" haha... then he slowed down and did it again... then he slowed down and did it again... he really likes lift...

whenever someone new drives my car i make them hit lift... they're always amazed.. hahahaha


shamelessly addicted to ecelica
[Linked Image]
Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,675
SwiftCelGTS
Specialist
SwiftCelGTS

Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,675
Lexington, Kentucky
Jan 25, 2:34pm - #382923 
Originally Posted by celikitten
my dad was driving my car the first time it hit lift... he was like "what the hell was that?!?!" haha... then he slowed down and did it again... then he slowed down and did it again... he really likes lift...

whenever someone new drives my car i make them hit lift... they're always amazed.. hahahaha


wow, i'm really missing out. cry

Joined: Dec 2004
Posts: 468
GTS_Rosh
Senior Member
GTS_Rosh

Senior Member
2004 Toyota Celica

Joined: Dec 2004
Posts: 468
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Jan 25, 2:53pm - #382924 
Isn't there something too about the LIFT filter that might be plugged up? You may want to check into that and clean yours.

Joined: May 2003
Posts: 2,454
Elec-FuYu
Specialist
Elec-FuYu
2003 Silver Toyota Celica
Specialist
2003 Toyota Celica

Joined: May 2003
Posts: 2,454
B.C. Coquitlam
Jan 25, 3:02pm - #382925 
you would def know if you hit lift or not... both in the auto and manual... grin

floor it and wait till 6000 - 6200rpm and get ready to fly~

if you have CAI the sound would be more aggressive during the 2nd and 3rd gear lift in the auto.

LIFT is amazing grin grin

first time i hit lift is when it was raining... then my thought is: i need new tires... lol grin


I am a HID Maniac!!
Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 1,029
kmlgts
Specialist
kmlgts

Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 1,029
California
Jan 25, 3:32pm - #382926 
like someone said "my turbo kick in at 6000".. the fist time i land in lift it feel good..


[Linked Image]
Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 118
Genomaxter
Member
Genomaxter
2000 Carbon Blue Toyota Celica
Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 118
Slidell
Jan 25, 4:33pm - #382927 
I hate it when plp pick on the autos. I mean yea, they rnt good for drag...BUT COME ON,its a GTS none the less. Some plp also might have auto (like me) cause I didnt buy the car myself. Plp have reasons for what they got. Anywho...Yea, you should feel lift as long as you follow these two simple rules.
1. Have a GTS Celica rofl
2. Let the temp gauge go up 2 bars

That how I know my baby is ready. I just floor it and BAM!!!!

Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 3,748
hombredelassrtas
CF Connoisseur
hombredelassrtas

CF Connoisseur
2004 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 3,748
Gainesville, FL
Jan 25, 7:00pm - #382928 
i deff agree with an Intake it soudns much better. Deff let your car warm up 1st

Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,675
SwiftCelGTS
Specialist
SwiftCelGTS

Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,675
Lexington, Kentucky
Jan 26, 7:35am - #382929 
Originally Posted by hombredelassrtas
i deff agree with an intake it soudns much better. Deff let your car warm up 1st


the gf is getting me Intake for valentine's day cool

Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,337
celicadragon
Specialist
celicadragon

Specialist
2002 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,337
Pittsburgh, PA
Jan 26, 10:55am - #382930 
i have an auto and lift is really noticable...


respect the gt-s
Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 72
ElectricIcE
Member
ElectricIcE
2000 Black Toyota Celica GT
Member
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 72
Southern California
Jan 26, 1:53pm - #382931 
Originally Posted by SwiftCelGTS


the gf is getting me Intake for valentine's day cool


who ia she, and where can i get one?


I have been with my girlfriend for 2 years, and she has yet to buy me anything related to my car... oh well, one day.

Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,675
SwiftCelGTS
Specialist
SwiftCelGTS

Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,675
Lexington, Kentucky
Jan 28, 7:48am - #382932 
ok so last night i did what you all said. i had the car warmed up and was on a long stretch of road where i usually get up to 80 or 90 every time i drive there. i floored it all the way up past 6200 and it kept pulling all the way almost to 8000, but there was no pronounced "boost" of power or anything. it just kept accelerating and the engine was loud, but... i dunno.

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 408
celikitten
April Fools
celikitten

April Fools
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 408
PA
Jan 28, 9:19am - #382933 
if you didn't hear any change in sound... or feel the boost... then there's probably something wrong


shamelessly addicted to ecelica
[Linked Image]
Joined: May 2004
Posts: 2,979
RookieGTS
Boobie Vision
RookieGTS

Boobie Vision
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: May 2004
Posts: 2,979
925 Nor Cal
Jan 28, 9:49am - #382934 
YEah when I first hit lift i didnt even know what it was rofl

Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,675
SwiftCelGTS
Specialist
SwiftCelGTS

Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,675
Lexington, Kentucky
Jan 28, 11:20am - #382935 
there's a little bit of power but i'm not impressed with it.

Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 282
AdamVIP
Member
AdamVIP
Member

Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 282
CA
Jan 28, 11:25am - #382936 
I test drove an auto and felt lift pretty good. Id open the engine and check your bolts changing them is real easy uunless ones broken. I was able to change one myself and had to take it to the dealer to remove the second broken one but it was all warrenty work. Good luck.

Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
TrojanUSMC
TrojanUSMC
2000 Toyota Celica GT
Orlando, FL

Posts: 309
Joined: March 2003
Thanks: EverythingCelica.com, C2power.com, BlueBatMobile.com, and MB Quart (for sound perfection).
Random: America's Most Trusted!
Show All Member Profiles 
Shout Box
Recent Topics
WTB: 00-02 amp bypass harness
by MJ00GTS. 04/18/2017 7:36 PM
Does not seem to be much activity for the 5th gens???
by Coop301. 04/18/2017 7:51 AM
Cold wet weather hesitation
by GTS25430. 04/17/2017 6:15 AM
00-02 premium 8spkr 2din gps solutions?
by MJ00GTS. 04/17/2017 2:24 AM
WTB: valve assy, vacuum switch
by hydraea. 04/15/2017 5:32 PM
500awhp project
by Salman. 04/14/2017 8:20 AM
Please help!!
by Toastbuster. 04/13/2017 11:49 PM
K&N air filter on Celica
by Toastbuster. 04/13/2017 5:16 PM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Snapshot build 20170416)