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Drummer2k Aug 31, 2:39pm - #40898 

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Supercharger 4 the GT

I just went to toyota yesterday to install my Kazuma exhaust, and asked them about a supercharger for the GT. The word is that TRD finally made the damn supercharger. It will be around 3500 bucks and around 300 to install. It will give you around a 85hp gain. This is goin to be awesome.

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Speed4TheNeed Aug 31, 4:27pm - #40899 

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news to me..it'd be awesome..but 85 horses?? thats asking a whole lot...how much psi does it have to be to get that? just maybe though thumbsup
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um yes they have made it...BUT it does NOT fit the GT Celica due to Hood clearance...

it only fits the Matrix, Corolla, MR2

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Speed4TheNeed Aug 31, 4:36pm - #40901 

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oh, well nm..that's not news to me. it sounded like it was brand new if its true about what that guy said about it fitting a celica gt.
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Drummer2k Aug 31, 4:38pm - #40902 

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It does fit tha Gt. Is comin out in 2 weeks. I just got back from toyota man. 3500 bucks.

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Speed4TheNeed Aug 31, 4:38pm - #40903 

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but still..that little black thing can push 85 horses? and again..how much psi is it gonna force to make those #'s?
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Speed4TheNeed Aug 31, 4:39pm - #40904 

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ah...wtf! haha so its news news, gotcha
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VSGTS14 Aug 31, 4:40pm - #40905 

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Originally Posted by Drummer2k
It does fit tha Gt. Is comin out in 2 weeks. I just got back from toyota man. 3500 bucks.


idk...
I have not heard this...
and why would Toyota make two version of the 1zz supercharger when the Celica GT hardly sells?

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Speed4TheNeed Aug 31, 4:40pm - #40906 

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sweet then thumbsup still won't do my gts any good though...gotta use blitz for that come next month!
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Drummer2k Aug 31, 4:40pm - #40907 

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he didnt give me much detail on the psi. but yes, around 80hp gain. Call your toyota dealer.

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Speed4TheNeed Aug 31, 4:41pm - #40908 

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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Originally Posted by Drummer2k
It does fit tha Gt. Is comin out in 2 weeks. I just got back from toyota man. 3500 bucks.


idk...
I have not heard this...
and why would Toyota make two version of the 1zz supercharger when the Celica GT hardly sells?
true that..thats what i would like to know. and if they did make a supercharger to fit a celica..how come it wouldn't be for a gts?
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VSGTS14 Aug 31, 4:42pm - #40909 

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Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Originally Posted by Drummer2k
It does fit tha Gt. Is comin out in 2 weeks. I just got back from toyota man. 3500 bucks.


idk...
I have not heard this...
and why would Toyota make two version of the 1zz supercharger when the Celica GT hardly sells?
true that..thats what i would like to know. and if they did make a supercharger to fit a celica..how come it wouldn't be for a gts?


because the GT sells a lot more than a GTS

I still don't think this is true...but we will see.

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Drummer2k Aug 31, 4:43pm - #40910 

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The Cels are sellin a lot down here in Texas. I see the Action package gt alot. Anywayz, I just both kazuma exhaust yall!

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Drummer2k Aug 31, 4:44pm - #40911 

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Gts doesnt sell nearly as much.

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VSGTS14 Aug 31, 4:44pm - #40912 

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Originally Posted by Drummer2k
The Cels are sellin a lot down here in Texas. I see the Action package gt alot. Anywayz, I just both kazuma exhaust yall!


just because you see it down there...does not mean they sell a lot throughout the whole US...
sales on the Celica each month are usually less than 1000. which is not a lot compared to other cars.

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Speed4TheNeed Aug 31, 4:44pm - #40913 

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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Originally Posted by Drummer2k
It does fit tha Gt. Is comin out in 2 weeks. I just got back from toyota man. 3500 bucks.


idk...
I have not heard this...
and why would Toyota make two version of the 1zz supercharger when the Celica GT hardly sells?
true that..thats what i would like to know. and if they did make a supercharger to fit a celica..how come it wouldn't be for a gts?


because the GT sells a lot more than a GTS

I still don't think this is true...but we will see.

but on the same token...those who are really interested in performance own a gts (obviously for MOST people if they buy a gt its because a gts is more expensive and if that's the case..then a supercharger is out of the question for 3 & a half grand). i think a TRD supercharger for a gts would sell more than a supercharger specifically for the gt. just my 2 cents
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Speed4TheNeed Aug 31, 4:46pm - #40914 

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gt will always sell better than gts as long as they both are around...it's like that with EVERY car. the more expensive a car is, the less people will buy. but anyway to avoid the economics class...its just that superchargers are for performance minded people and if you truly are performance minded, most of us would have bought a gts.
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VSGTS14 Aug 31, 4:49pm - #40915 

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Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
[quote=Drummer2k]It does fit tha Gt. Is comin out in 2 weeks. I just got back from toyota man. 3500 bucks.


idk...
I have not heard this...
and why would Toyota make two version of the 1zz supercharger when the Celica GT hardly sells?
true that..thats what i would like to know. and if they did make a supercharger to fit a celica..how come it wouldn't be for a gts?


because the GT sells a lot more than a GTS

I still don't think this is true...but we will see.

but on the same token...those who are really interested in performance own a gts (obviously for MOST people if they buy a gt its because a gts is more expensive and if that's the case..then a supercharger is out of the question for 3 & a half grand). i think a TRD supercharger for a gts would sell more than a supercharger specifically for the gt. just my 2 cents [/quote]

no it won't...
the GT outsells the GTS...
when a celica is sold, hardly any money is made off the car.
now, why will Toyota put research and money into a GTS celica when
1: the car does not sell that much
2: because the total number on units sold isn't that much compared to a Corolla and such, why would Toyota want to distribute a supercharger when maybe only half the units sold are going to buy it...then TRD has nothing to sell anymore when no one else buys it
3: the 8th generation is coming out in another year, TRD does not need to waste money and time now for a 7th gen when they KNOW that the 8th gen is going to provide more power and performance which is something they would rather work off of than the current 7th gen.

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VSGTS14 Aug 31, 4:51pm - #40916 

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Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
gt will always sell better than gts as long as they both are around...it's like that with EVERY car. the more expensive a car is, the less people will buy. but anyway to avoid the economics class...its just that superchargers are for performance minded people and if you truly are performance minded, most of us would have bought a gts.


a GT sells better because the GTS is priced way to high.
that's why the Celica has no sales...each model is priced too high for what you are getting.

this is why Toyota is focusing on the SCION brand, rather than build superchargers for a car that doesn't sell that much and is priced too high.

SCION is their new Gen Y market.

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Drummer2k Aug 31, 4:51pm - #40917 

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I dont know what tha deal is. All i know is that my toyota dealership said TRD is finally comin out with the supercharger in 2-3 weeks. The guy was tryin to convince me to buy it yesterday when I went for questions on tha Kazuma.

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Originally Posted by Drummer2k
I dont know what tha deal is. All i know is that my toyota dealership said TRD is finally comin out with the supercharger in 2-3 weeks. The guy was tryin to convince me to buy it yesterday when I went for questions on tha Kazuma.


Toyota dealerships don't know anything and what they say is just crap...
who did you hear it from?
only the owner and managers of the building usually know the most information.

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Speed4TheNeed Aug 31, 4:53pm - #40919 

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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
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Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
[quote=VSGTS14][quote=Drummer2k]It does fit tha Gt. Is comin out in 2 weeks. I just got back from toyota man. 3500 bucks.


idk...
I have not heard this...
and why would Toyota make two version of the 1zz supercharger when the Celica GT hardly sells?
true that..thats what i would like to know. and if they did make a supercharger to fit a celica..how come it wouldn't be for a gts?


because the GT sells a lot more than a GTS

I still don't think this is true...but we will see.

but on the same token...those who are really interested in performance own a gts (obviously for MOST people if they buy a gt its because a gts is more expensive and if that's the case..then a supercharger is out of the question for 3 & a half grand). i think a TRD supercharger for a gts would sell more than a supercharger specifically for the gt. just my 2 cents [/quote]

no it won't...
the GT outsells the GTS...
when a celica is sold, hardly any money is made off the car.
now, why will Toyota put research and money into a GTS celica when
1: the car does not sell that much
2: because the total number on units sold isn't that much compared to a Corolla and such, why would Toyota want to distribute a supercharger when maybe only half the units sold are going to buy it...then TRD has nothing to sell anymore when no one else buys it
3: the 8th generation is coming out in another year, TRD does not need to waste money and time now for a 7th gen when they KNOW that the 8th gen is going to provide more power and performance which is something they would rather work off of than the current 7th gen. [/quote] well yeah..but thats why i don't think TRD would make a supercharger for either the gt OR the gts. i'm just saying that if they DID (and maybe they just might), then i think it'd sell more for a gts (could be wrong...always an option haha) because like i said...if you are interested in buying a supercharger that means you are interested in performance. if you are interested in performance, then you most likely have a gts.

i mean, a supercharger isnt something you spend a couple hundred bucks on and feel happy about.. its a BIG investment. so even though the gts #'s are smaller, the percentage of supercharger sales (i think) would be higher than that of a gt. ah..i'm gonna get carpal tunnel soon w/this topic j/p thumbsup
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Drummer2k Aug 31, 4:55pm - #40920 

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This guy that sells TRD parts inside the dealership. I went to Fred Hass Toyota World.

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Speed4TheNeed Aug 31, 4:57pm - #40921 

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Originally Posted by Drummer2k
This guy that sells TRD parts inside the dealership. I went to Fred Hass Toyota World.
and what did he have to say?
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they make a supercharger for the truck lineup and I haven't seen that many with superchargers...mainly because the people who buy the trucks don't care...

but the one thing that plays a role in this is the age of buyers for the Celica...
I have seen women and older people buy it and could care less about it...
there are a lot of people out there that have a celica and don't mod it all...why?
because they don't care and aren't that type of people

the ratio of young vs. older people who own celicas is off balance IMO and TRD does not need to make a supercharger for the Celica...

YES it would be NICE...
but Toyota does not want to focus on this right now...
like i said...
they are making superchargers for the Scion's.
because they know that those cars are aimed at younger kids like me..being 16 and they want something they can AFFORD yet MODIFY at the same time for the price of GT Celica...


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Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
Originally Posted by Drummer2k
This guy that sells TRD parts inside the dealership. I went to Fred Hass Toyota World.
and what did he have to say?


he already told us what he had to say...
that TRD has a supercharger for the GT Celica that fits...
but who really knows?
I can ask my toyota dealership tomorrow when I go to work there.

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Drummer2k Aug 31, 5:01pm - #40924 

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He told me that it IS coming out in 2-3 weeks. That they were called up by TRD about it 2 dayz ago. It would be 3500$ and 300-350 bucks to install, because its more complicated on tha GTs compact engine. And it guarantees an 8- hp gain.

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Drummer2k Aug 31, 5:02pm - #40925 

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Speed4TheNeed Aug 31, 5:14pm - #40926 

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Originally Posted by VSGTS14

they make a supercharger for the truck lineup and I haven't seen that many with superchargers...mainly because the people who buy the trucks don't care...

but the one thing that plays a role in this is the age of buyers for the Celica...
I have seen women and older people buy it and could care less about it...
there are a lot of people out there that have a celica and don't mod it all...why?
because they don't care and aren't that type of people

the ratio of young vs. older people who own celicas is off balance IMO and TRD does not need to make a supercharger for the Celica...

YES it would be NICE...
but Toyota does not want to focus on this right now...
like i said...
they are making superchargers for the Scion's.
because they know that those cars are aimed at younger kids like me..being 16 and they want something they can AFFORD yet MODIFY at the same time for the price of GT Celica...

as with all cars there are going to be some people who buy it no matter what age/gender they are. but for the most part toyota celica drivers tend to be young males between 18-25 (according to my toyota saleman anyway) but anyway i don't know what that has to do w/a supercharger unless its that its mostly young males who buy/use them (which is true). anyway, it's all good. peace. thumbsup

it'd be funny if they actually did make a supercharger for the gt...i't prob be funny if they didn't either, though.. this topic woke me up grin
(it'd be even more funny if they made it for the gts..but who knows? its just wishful thinking)
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Well, I have a theory about this...we've all heard the rumors that TRD started research on the GT supercharger, but due to the new 8th gen. and the low selling numbers, they didn't follow through with it and kind of let it die. Perhaps the completion of the David Draper Turbo mighthave had something to do with it. Perhaps TRD put in some more money and time in order to finish the supercharger in order to compete with the new turbo. Maybe they're just trying to stay competitive in the market. But then again, I might just be talkin out of my a$$. We'll just have to wait and see, but if anyone hears anything, definately post and report everything new, because I'm definately interested in this.
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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Toyota dealerships don't know anything and what they say is just crap...
who did you hear it from?
only the owner and managers of the building usually know the most information.


Originally Posted by VSGTS14
he already told us what he had to say...
that TRD has a supercharger for the GT Celica that fits...
but who really knows?
I can ask my toyota dealership tomorrow when I go to work there.


I'm confused, didn't you say your dad owned a dealership? Can't you ask him? On another note... where do you get the balls to say anybody else is saying is "just crap"? WTF? I'm going to wait a couple weeks and get my answer then. I've now decided to ignore anything posted by VSGTS14.

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Originally Posted by grendel
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Toyota dealerships don't know anything and what they say is just crap...
who did you hear it from?
only the owner and managers of the building usually know the most information.


Originally Posted by VSGTS14
he already told us what he had to say...
that TRD has a supercharger for the GT Celica that fits...
but who really knows?
I can ask my toyota dealership tomorrow when I go to work there.


I'm confused, didn't you say your dad owned a dealership? Can't you ask him? On another note... where do you get the balls to say anybody else is saying is "just crap"? WTF? I'm going to wait a couple weeks and get my answer then. I've now decided to ignore anything posted by VSGTS14.


lol no man you don't have to ignore..
I am giving my opinion
yes my dad owns a dealership...but he does not find out information about TRD products...he has other things to do...
I said I was going to ask my toyota dealership about this.
I quote myself also "only the owner and managers of the building usually know the most information." INFORMATION...could be about anything..that wasn't directed as to TRD products.

"where do you get the balls to say anybody else is saying is "just crap"?"

wtf is that supposed to mean?
From what I hear, toyota dealerships don't know all and it all depends who you were speaking to...
there are rumors inside the buildings and they will do whatever just to sell you something.
so don't give me attitude about anything.
I will ASK MY dealer tomorrow.
but for some reason, I DOUBT toyota did this for the GT...but that's because I haven't heard ANYTHING about it at all...

you can ignore me if you want to...
but i work at the dealer and see just about anything everyday and get as much info as I can.

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Vtec_Killa Sep 1, 2:20am - #40931 

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thats not what i heard the other day from the guy at west covina, i heard the project was scrapped. plus why the fuck would you blow 3,500 g's on a sc for 80 horse when you can buy the da turbo kit for the same price and get over 100 to the wheels, r you a sucker? wtf
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IcEd blUe Sep 1, 2:23am - #40932 

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actually 3500 for 80hp is a good price..
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Vtec_Killa Sep 1, 2:47am - #40933 

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100 plus is better crazy
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Speed4TheNeed Sep 1, 3:28am - #40934 

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3500 for 80 horses isn't bad..but its more about how much shorter your engine life will be. 80 horses is pumping a whole lot..100 horses is almost a ridiculous amount of stress on your engine when you have to inject that much into it.

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Speed4TheNeed Sep 1, 3:32am - #40935 

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Originally Posted by grendel
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Toyota dealerships don't know anything and what they say is just crap...
who did you hear it from?
only the owner and managers of the building usually know the most information.


Originally Posted by VSGTS14
he already told us what he had to say...
that TRD has a supercharger for the GT Celica that fits...
but who really knows?
I can ask my toyota dealership tomorrow when I go to work there.


I'm confused, didn't you say your dad owned a dealership? Can't you ask him? On another note... where do you get the balls to say anybody else is saying is "just crap"? WTF? I'm going to wait a couple weeks and get my answer then. I've now decided to ignore anything posted by VSGTS14.


allright, grendel. vsgts14 has didnt just get beleiver status overnight (thats a LOT of posts)...usually it should mean he would know a little more about whats going on. just my 2 cents...i think it was too early in the morning to really read too much into what was said.

not to say your post was a bad one thumbsup
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VSGTS14 Sep 1, 5:26am - #40936 

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Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
Originally Posted by grendel
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Toyota dealerships don't know anything and what they say is just crap...
who did you hear it from?
only the owner and managers of the building usually know the most information.


Originally Posted by VSGTS14
he already told us what he had to say...
that TRD has a supercharger for the GT Celica that fits...
but who really knows?
I can ask my toyota dealership tomorrow when I go to work there.


I'm confused, didn't you say your dad owned a dealership? Can't you ask him? On another note... where do you get the balls to say anybody else is saying is "just crap"? WTF? I'm going to wait a couple weeks and get my answer then. I've now decided to ignore anything posted by VSGTS14.


allright, grendel. vsgts14 has didnt just get beleiver status overnight (thats a LOT of posts)...usually it should mean he would know a little more about whats going on. just my 2 cents...i think it was too early in the morning to really read too much into what was said.

not to say your post was a bad one thumbsup


thank you... thumbsup

but yea...3500 is a lot for 80 hp...
the turbo runs 4k+ though i thought for 100 hp?
but still...80 hp is a wise investment to really get the power up...if you have the money then do it...
but yea i still don't know about this...

sorry if i acted a little mean before, I was just trying to prove points. grin
I try not to be mean to anyone here. grin thumbsup

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Speed4TheNeed Sep 1, 1:19pm - #40937 

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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
Originally Posted by grendel
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Toyota dealerships don't know anything and what they say is just crap...
who did you hear it from?
only the owner and managers of the building usually know the most information.


Originally Posted by VSGTS14
he already told us what he had to say...
that TRD has a supercharger for the GT Celica that fits...
but who really knows?
I can ask my toyota dealership tomorrow when I go to work there.


I'm confused, didn't you say your dad owned a dealership? Can't you ask him? On another note... where do you get the balls to say anybody else is saying is "just crap"? WTF? I'm going to wait a couple weeks and get my answer then. I've now decided to ignore anything posted by VSGTS14.


allright, grendel. vsgts14 has didnt just get beleiver status overnight (thats a LOT of posts)...usually it should mean he would know a little more about whats going on. just my 2 cents...i think it was too early in the morning to really read too much into what was said.

not to say your post was a bad one thumbsup


thank you... thumbsup

but yea...3500 is a lot for 80 hp...
the turbo runs 4k+ though i thought for 100 hp?
but still...80 hp is a wise investment to really get the power up...if you have the money then do it...
but yea i still don't know about this...

sorry if i acted a little mean before, I was just trying to prove points. grin
I try not to be mean to anyone here. grin thumbsup

haha no prob, it's all good. thumbsup
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JezFez Sep 2, 3:54am - #40938 
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one reason why the GT r more popular than GTS is that the GTS r hard to find. Well I don't know if this is true but this is what the salesman said at the toyota dealership when I asked him about the GTS, because all I could find at the dealership were GT. frown I want a GTS so bad, what's a couple of thousand bucks gonna hurt...o yeah my dad's wallet rofl Anyways, when i get my celi, i'm gonna ask my friend where to get a turbo. thumbsup
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Vtec_Killa
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Vtec_Killa Sep 2, 11:42am - #40939 

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i dont think they are rare, i saw many and had the option to buy one but i'm to poor wit the payment and insurance and school, the reason why the gts is more popualr is because it comes with more performance from the factory, therefore people get the impression that the gt is slow, however thats just ignorance, they are both nice, gt just needs to be worked upon grin
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VSGTS14 Sep 2, 6:21pm - #40940 

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GTS is hard to find because Toyota does not produce a lot of them and dealers do not order a lot of them since they never sell and the dealer does not make much money off of them...same with the GT.
but the GT sells more, but the dealer still doesn't make much money.

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AzynPryd333 Sep 2, 11:12pm - #40941 

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i emailed the TRD people and they said it can't fit on the celica. they only way to fit it is cutting a 20x20 hole on ur Hood and that will actually void the warranty.
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ssgsky Sep 2, 11:34pm - #40942 

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[quote=VSGTS14]
but yea...3500 is a lot for 80 hp...
the turbo runs 4k+ though i thought for 100 hp?



the turbo is 3500 for standard and 3600 for auto

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VSGTS14 Sep 2, 11:38pm - #40943 

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Originally Posted by ssgsky
[quote=VSGTS14]
but yea...3500 is a lot for 80 hp...
the turbo runs 4k+ though i thought for 100 hp?



the turbo is 3500 for standard and 3600 for auto


yea...but for the GTS the XS is 4k+ isn't it?
sorry i didn't specify what I was talking about.

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