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A couple of hopefully easy quick questions #388839 Jan 31, 8:12pm Jan 31, 8:12pm
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A couple of hopefully easy quick questions
Im in sydney and been looking at this site for a bit now. Getting very jealous of all the GT's that are on here with tubros i have a 2001sx optioned up to a zx, anyway not that it matters much.

I want to know how to find out what engine type i have. ie the model number of it and what bolt-on tubro (with front mount) i can get for it to run safely without doing too much modding. I remember reading a while ago in a Fast Fours magazine that a guy has ran 7pound safely through it with little mods. i would be wanting about 10pound.

Anyway any input is much appreciated.

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btw its an aussie one not sure if that makes any difference

Re: A couple of hopefully easy quick questions [Re: djxploit] #388840 Jan 31, 9:19pm Jan 31, 9:19pm
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waht type of engine in you celica? do you mean 1zz or 2zz? if thats waht you mean look at the engine bay. If it says vttli or vtti. vttli is gts (2zz) vtti is gt 1zz. gts looks like:

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Re: A couple of hopefully easy quick questions [Re: hombredelassrtas] #388841 Jan 31, 9:21pm Jan 31, 9:21pm
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now if you were not asking about what i just said then ignore that post and hope someone can help you thumbsup

Re: A couple of hopefully easy quick questions [Re: hombredelassrtas] #388842 Feb 1, 5:30pm Feb 1, 5:30pm
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well thats what i want to find out what you have asked me tongue hehehe
its a vvtli 1.8 thats about all i know frown if you can tell us where to look i may be able to help you a little more with details

ta

Re: A couple of hopefully easy quick questions [Re: djxploit] #388843 Feb 1, 5:31pm Feb 1, 5:31pm
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g'day mate

Re: A couple of hopefully easy quick questions [Re: Steven] #388844 Feb 1, 6:54pm Feb 1, 6:54pm
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You have a GTS which is a 2zz engine..

Re: A couple of hopefully easy quick questions [Re: 10celica10] #388845 Feb 1, 6:58pm Feb 1, 6:58pm
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yup. thats what i said before wink but i have no idea abotu turbo'ing it

Re: A couple of hopefully easy quick questions [Re: hombredelassrtas] #388846 Feb 1, 7:34pm Feb 1, 7:34pm
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ok so where do i look to find out what engine it is???

hi stephen smile

btw smile noob = me when engines are involved tongue

Re: A couple of hopefully easy quick questions [Re: djxploit] #388847 Feb 1, 7:36pm Feb 1, 7:36pm
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Look on the top of the engine plastics, if it says 'VVTL-i' it's a GTS (2zz engine), if it says 'VVT-i' its a GT (1zz engine)

Re: A couple of hopefully easy quick questions [Re: Jaques] #388848 Feb 1, 7:53pm Feb 1, 7:53pm
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look at my pic. look in ur engine bay. if it looks like mine then you have a gts

Re: A couple of hopefully easy quick questions [Re: hombredelassrtas] #388849 Feb 1, 9:08pm Feb 1, 9:08pm
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gts (2zz) isnt good to turbo but gt (1zz) is from what i hear...


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Re: A couple of hopefully easy quick questions [Re: eric_h] #388850 Feb 1, 9:45pm Feb 1, 9:45pm
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you can turbo both.. you can put more boost into a stock GT. But I'd still rather have a GTS manual cause of the 6 speed gear box you can swop out the pistons for lower compression pistons and then boost the hell outta it. also you can get better gains on a turbo GTS in 1st stage. at 6psi you can get like 250hp while I think on a GT you can get maybe 210hp or so. The problem with the GTS is you have a very high 11.5 to 1 compression ratio that if boosted more than say 5 or 6psi on regular 91octane pump gas can cause detonation which is bad for your engine. you can go much higher in boost on a GT because it's only got an 8.5 to 1 ratio. but then until you get a turbo your still driving a GT with no lift and only 140 hp. c2gas and xs engineering make turbos for GTS's and blitz makes a supercharger. TRD only makes a supercharger for the GT engine 1zz.

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