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How well does the GTS transmission hold up? #406791 Feb 22, 11:28am Feb 22, 11:28am
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How well does the GTS transmission hold up?
Ok so i was wondering, if i get a turbo for my car(2000 gts), and i have the AEM Intake(which i know i will have to change), Apexi exhaust, along with the Power FC,how will the tranny hold up? I thought i read somewhere if the stock tranny goes over like 250hp, you should be looking to modify it to hold up with the power. And what about the valves? should i be looking to get better ones? will the MWR valves and valve springs do the trick? or should i be looking for a supercharger since i have been told they are safer for the long run?

Re: How well does the GTS transmission hold up? [Re: BlueGTS] #406792 Feb 22, 11:45am Feb 22, 11:45am
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Both the valves and the tranny are fine, unless you plan on making lots of power. In that case you will be needing to upgrade a lot more than just the valves and tranny.

Re: How well does the GTS transmission hold up? [Re: Johnsgt] #406793 Feb 22, 12:37pm Feb 22, 12:37pm
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ok, so i can stay with the engine internals and tranny being stock and it'll work with a turbo...thats cool, so i am looking at your sig and see you must be the one turbo'ed, so how much boost can you run safely on the stock internals? like 5-8 psi? or is 8 too much...cuz i know this girl that had a 2000 civic si that ran like 10 psi or maybe 12,(cant really remember, but i know it was not that high) on her turbo and blew her engine up...the guy obviously hooked it up wrong and it over-boosted and all she knows now is she is stuck with his mistake and he aint payin to get it fixed.


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Re: How well does the GTS transmission hold up? [Re: BlueGTS] #406794 Feb 22, 12:48pm Feb 22, 12:48pm
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We suggest 6 psi on the stock engine. Would not force much more on those internals.
Tranny is fine up to 14 psi, w/o drag radials.

Re: How well does the GTS transmission hold up? [Re: BlueGTS] #406795 Feb 22, 12:48pm Feb 22, 12:48pm
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damn thats a lot for a civic to hold


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Re: How well does the GTS transmission hold up? [Re: celicadragon] #406796 Feb 22, 12:53pm Feb 22, 12:53pm
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So your tranny won't need to be replaced on a regular basis if you put a turbo in a automatic gts... one of my friends said that an automatic tranny can't handle a turbo.

Re: How well does the GTS transmission hold up? [Re: celicagts05] #406797 Feb 22, 1:05pm Feb 22, 1:05pm
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Hey C2 what does a port and polish job really do for your engine thumbsup


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Re: How well does the GTS transmission hold up? [Re: JSPITZ] #406798 Feb 22, 2:12pm Feb 22, 2:12pm
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well, actually it didnt hold, like i said, it blew up.


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Re: How well does the GTS transmission hold up? [Re: BlueGTS] #406799 Feb 23, 9:59am Feb 23, 9:59am
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Well the GTS tranny is not any stronger then th GT. It is made out of the same material, just different ratios and 1 gear less in th US. But as I said before it should not brake before 14psi (if not using drag radials).

Well I did not know how nice is my Port and Polish untill I messed up my valve at ~9000 rpm. I had that from the very begining. So after the mess I putted back a full stock head to spare time and it was a big diffenerce on the higher rpms. I could not rev up that high (by force) then before as it had far less power in the upper rpm. So I am putting it back with costum TITANIUM valves now and the crower cams. they just have to arrive.;)

Re: How well does the GTS transmission hold up? [Re: c2gas] #406800 Feb 23, 10:07am Feb 23, 10:07am
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C2gas SO if fine If I turbo My celica GT auto will have no problems or whatsoever, I have you I mind when the time to turbo comes wave

Re: How well does the GTS transmission hold up? [Re: celica_182] #406801 Feb 23, 11:47am Feb 23, 11:47am
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i think auto trannys stock for stock can handle more power form what ive heard


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