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telno
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telno Jan 30, 9:10pm - #387853 
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Japanese version center console A/C

I'm sure everyone knows that the center console of the JP Celica kicks ass over the shitty controls we were given in the US.

Anyone know how hard it would be to do a swap? Is it more than just buying the console parts - like do you have to change any A/C parts, too?
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narcolepsy123456 Jan 30, 9:16pm - #387854 

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you're looking at anywhere from 1000-1300 to get all the parts necessary to do this conversion. thumbsup
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JesterDallas Jan 30, 9:58pm - #387855 
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that looks sweet!! i want one! thumbsup

how much just for the parts?

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kmlgts Jan 30, 10:10pm - #387856 

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here's your prove that USA suck!

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BMW Jan 30, 10:48pm - #387857 
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that fucking tight!!! thumbsup
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sickcelica696 Jan 30, 10:49pm - #387858 
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Originally Posted by BMW
that fucking tight!!! thumbsup
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VSCelica24 Jan 30, 11:14pm - #387859 

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i do like that but its not worth the 1 grand

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6spdCeliGTS Jan 30, 11:24pm - #387860 
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That's sweet...I wish mine had that thumbsup

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sickcelica696 Jan 30, 11:34pm - #387861 
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Again..thats sweets, but in reality you need the electronic control unit, the new electronic clutch for the system and some other parts. But it definitly makes it hott as far as looks and overall ease of use
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Virgilson Jan 30, 11:45pm - #387862 

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that is soo freaking tight. frown too bad US version didn't following JP
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hombredelassrtas Jan 31, 12:37am - #387863 

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u can search for this on ecelica becasue ther are a billion aobut it. U need a new ecu, motors to open and close the vents ect. Its a small fotrune. Now if you dont use ur ac and want the look there is just the front plate on ebay smile

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie...me=STRK:MEWA:IT

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Spread Eagle Jan 31, 1:15am - #387864 

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That unit only is like 200 US at the dealer. But you will need a lot more to do the modifacation. grin


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RetroJ84 Jan 31, 1:21am - #387865 
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II say just buy the center console and a screen

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aznsaiyan509 Jan 31, 2:15am - #387866 
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I love it too...but it's not worth the $$$$.

I want a Nissan Nismo 350Z!
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hephaestus Jan 31, 4:43am - #387867 
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I remember seeing that in like 2000 or 2001 in Europen Car magazine. Even the Celica color looked darker (they had a silver like Celica for test shots and runs up against a Mitsu, you all know the one GTO, and Vauxhall who knows the model). I was jealous after I saw 190, the picts of the interior, and the darker color paint scheme (maybe the camera).
I was disappointed that the Celica finished 2nd behind the Vauxhall, but ahead of the Mitsu.

The word is a lot of work and money. Maybe $1,000 to $2000. I don't see a lot of work or money for people going show on this.
I would think this to be the best thing going.
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Marlyman Jan 31, 9:30am - #387868 

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Ok Guys, Im am getting rid of that bit out of my car and ill sell it to whoever wants it. It consists of the sterio unit (6cd front loading, md front loading), the screen, the controls in front of the screen ( in japanese ) the gps unit ( for the boot), the sat nav dvd and the surround for it all. I think i still have the loom as well.

It looks cool, im doing a different project for my car at the mo. Ill ship the lot to the us for $400. Can post pics if needed.
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JesterDallas Feb 1, 4:10pm - #387869 
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dibs! you got PM

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sickcelica696 Feb 1, 4:12pm - #387870 
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beat you to it :p
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JesterDallas Feb 1, 4:13pm - #387871 
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dang!! you already buy it?

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sickcelica696 Feb 1, 4:15pm - #387872 
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he hasnt replied to my email yet..so i dont know, hope someone gets it though thumbsup
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JesterDallas Feb 1, 4:20pm - #387873 
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you dont really want it sickcelica696! its ugly, and in japanese and cost too much and you'd much rather see me waste my money on it! trust me on this one, you wanna just let me do this one, lol rofl

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sickcelica696 Feb 1, 4:32pm - #387874 
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lol..im waiting on the pics man
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corruptor Feb 1, 4:56pm - #387875 

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From what I gathered, you'd have to pretty much rewire the entire front half of your car. That's A LOT of wires to deal with. Good luck...
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DSGB4LYF23 Feb 1, 9:31pm - #387876 

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I like it a lot grin
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Satoshi Feb 2, 2:08am - #387877 
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conversion is nearly impossible...

Satoshi from JAPAN
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hombredelassrtas Feb 2, 2:56am - #387878 

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omg that looks horrible wink

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Speed4TheNeed Feb 2, 3:01am - #387879 

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lol after you're done rewiring...

converting celsius into farenheit will seem like a piece of cake thumbsup (it shoots out degrees in celsius)
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Drifter Feb 2, 11:09pm - #387880 
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Pfft! I could do that in my sleep! Quick someone give me a blindfold and wire cutters! rofl
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Walker Feb 6, 12:28am - #387881 

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EU ver looks something like this wink
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KULOD Feb 6, 12:43am - #387882 

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thats so nice
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JesterDallas Feb 8, 1:45am - #387883 
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Originally Posted by Walker
EU ver looks something like this wink


anyone know where i can get that? the euro AC controls?

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