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Switch to GTS? #409851 Feb 26, 12:42am Feb 26, 12:42am
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Switch to GTS?
I have an automatic gt, I don't like it because it's slow, and automatic..
I was car-shopping for a friend today, and ran into a dark-blue gts, 6 speed, with what appeared to be an Injen Short-Ram Intake, custom headers, and another enjen accessory that i'm not sure of..

But, I'm deciding on the srt4, or the gts. The only problem is the money. It will only cost me 2k more then what i will trade my car for, or I can spend the 20k on an SRT-4. Is it a major difference from the auto gt, or is it not worth upgrading to a stick gts?

Re: Switch to GTS? [Re: RBlackGT] #409852 Feb 26, 9:28am Feb 26, 9:28am
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Well my auto gt stock did the quarter in about 18 seconds. A 6-speed gts does it in about 15. If you know how to drive, its a significant difference. Just depends on how speed hungry you are. The srt4 is gonna have a whole lot more power and potential than the gts but the gts looks soo much better.


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Re: Switch to GTS? [Re: SLVCELI] #409853 Feb 26, 9:31am Feb 26, 9:31am
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i think it's worth it to go gts..other than it looks way better it got some potential too. especially once you feel the lift kick in. thumbsup

Re: Switch to GTS? [Re: celiwhite] #409854 Feb 26, 9:39am Feb 26, 9:39am
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go GTS...looks hell of a lot nicer and then you can speand any $ you save on some mods (if you have any...kinda looks like you will) do it do it thumbsup


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Re: Switch to GTS? [Re: drivethru1986] #409855 Feb 26, 9:58am Feb 26, 9:58am
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Well, I test- drove one today.
I think the clutch is really weird, I don't know, I guess I'm not used to it..
Also, I wanted to sell my car, buy a turbo, and keep the installation money, and then just put the rest for a down payment. How much do you think I would need to keep for a turbo + install?

Re: Switch to GTS? [Re: drivethru1986] #409856 Feb 26, 10:01am Feb 26, 10:01am
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srt-4 here.. srt-4 there.. it just another neon..


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Re: Switch to GTS? [Re: kmlgts] #409857 Feb 26, 10:08am Feb 26, 10:08am
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turbo will probably cost around 4000 and install depending on the shop probably around 1000 idunno

Re: Switch to GTS? [Re: celiwhite] #409858 Feb 26, 12:28pm Feb 26, 12:28pm
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ask yourself this, do i want a neon? puke or style thumbsup

he prolly has a street or racing clutch so it feels weird, i know because mine did too when i got it. or the clutch might be dying and needs changing

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Re: Switch to GTS? [Re: RBlackGT] #409859 Feb 26, 12:34pm Feb 26, 12:34pm
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I have both a 00 gt automatic and an 05 gts 6spd, you will be amazed at the difference, go GTS for sure.[6spd]

Re: Switch to GTS? [Re: zugzug12] #409860 Feb 26, 12:43pm Feb 26, 12:43pm
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why do you have 2 celicas?? we gotta baller over here..i gotta beetle and a celica...lol..but the beetles the wifeys car...IMO..the neon is fugly but its fast as hell...like a CRX..ugly but fast...but if you do plan on doing the celica with the turbo..you wont be disapointed..i think its faster than a srt-4 but i could be mistaken...just make sure you go stick..if you plan on buying a auto gts..just buy the srt4...either way..you'll get made fun of...haha..

Re: Switch to GTS? [Re: GTSGhostRida] #409861 Feb 26, 1:05pm Feb 26, 1:05pm
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an srt 4 with light mods will be faster than a turbo gts..


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Re: Switch to GTS? [Re: My Sixth Gear] #409862 Feb 26, 1:46pm Feb 26, 1:46pm
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And a RSX-S with afew Mugen pieces is faster yet! Two Celicas, one to rag, one to play in!

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