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xcivickillerx
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Feb 6, 2:39pm - #392990 
2002s...

Ive been looking for a manual GTS for a while now and of course the first one to pop up is a 2002. I know the 2002s have the lower rev limiters but I was just wondering how much slower the 2002s really were compared to the other years. So the real question is should I look into buying the 2002 or wait for a different year?

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Feb 6, 2:46pm - #392991 
get a 2k2 and a power fc... problem solved.

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Feb 6, 3:08pm - #392992 
2002 also has the wider shift gates


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Feb 6, 3:39pm - #392993 
If you get a power fc not only can you raise your rev limiter, but you can start your lift earlier as well tongue

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Feb 6, 3:53pm - #392994 
^^^ if you gonna do that dont put it below like 6000 RPM...u will lose a lot of power


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Feb 6, 4:03pm - #392995 
how is that? A celica on our club put his at I think 5,400 rpms..

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Feb 6, 4:29pm - #392996 
Originally Posted by xcivickillerx
Ive been looking for a manual GTS for a while now and of course the first one to pop up is a 2002. I know the 2002s have the lower rev limiters but I was just wondering how much slower the 2002s really were compared to the other years. So the real question is should I look into buying the 2002 or wait for a different year?


yes i would like to know more about this too. I'm getting my 02 this weeek and was wondering if there was a cheaper way to fix the problem? My friend said that toyota was doing a recall and that I would have to contact the dealer and they could fix it. Is this true?

Any other info would be great...not to thread jack

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Feb 6, 4:37pm - #392997 
I doubt they will have a recall...best bet is getting a powerfc or an engine management system

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Feb 6, 4:44pm - #392998 
theres not gonna be a recall.

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Feb 6, 5:00pm - #392999 
I'd say go for it, the differences will be minimal if your goin street. But if your goin into this to race, then get an 01

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Feb 6, 9:25pm - #393000 
So how much of a difference would there be between the 2001 and 2002? just a little bit or is it a signifigant difference?

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Feb 6, 9:35pm - #393001 
01 all the way, best and most reliable celica, even though every celica is reliable

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Feb 7, 7:37am - #393002 
Just do a ECU swap. Problem solved. Thats what i'm doing grin

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