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Aug 25, 7:24pm - #39382 
Engine Swap

I'm curious on what everyone thinks about this...I have an 03 GT...Could I swap my engine for a GTS engine..Maybe from a Totalled celica


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Aug 25, 7:26pm - #39383 
you could, but its probably cheaper to trade your celica in for one

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Aug 25, 7:38pm - #39384 
you need the gts tranny too. And while your at it you might as well get rear disks.

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Aug 25, 7:56pm - #39385 
stop being a pussy and keep your 1zz, hook up what you got its not that bad even if it isnt a bad ass 2zz, just pick on civics its fun

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Aug 25, 8:00pm - #39386 
um ok... anyway. yeah itd be easier to just trade for gts. probably would be many many less problems as well.


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Aug 25, 8:22pm - #39387 
These guys are right. You can do it, but it would be a lot of work and cost too much. In other words, it wouldn't be worth it. Instead of spending the money on swapping the motor, spend it on turbo or other mods. It would be cheaper that way.

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Aug 25, 8:30pm - #39388 
yup


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Aug 25, 8:44pm - #39389 
What type of problems?

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Aug 25, 10:52pm - #39390 
go buy a honda

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Aug 25, 11:30pm - #39391 
or VTEC?


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Aug 26, 1:28am - #39392 
just get d.d. turbo and you'll get the 180hp just like the gts

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Aug 26, 2:10am - #39393 
whenever you change engines or rebuild an engine it is never the same, trade it up cause its not worth the hassle...

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