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Apr 4, 3:59pm - #434713 
best mods available for the Celica so far...

post up if you have others in mind:

CAI:gts, TPR, AEM-gt, Injen
axle back:TPR, TRD
straight exhaust: Kazuma
brake pads:axxis
BB kit:TRD?
turbo:C2gas
sways:hotchkis comps or street
struts:Koni yellows
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lsd:quaife
nitrous: many like zex
cams:gts, TPR- gt crower
header:gts, none- gt Hotshot and DC

i'm missing some others...try to fill it in wave


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Apr 4, 4:02pm - #434714 
GT= Rear disc brake conversion

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Apr 4, 4:04pm - #434715 
you mean a gt rear brake conversion using gts rotors? i know kim succesfully has done that.


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Apr 4, 4:54pm - #434716 
tuning/engine management-power fc for now.


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Apr 4, 5:22pm - #434717 
ahh...what about the emanage and unichip (<---actually i have yet to see and independant dyno on the unichip...but it seems to work with the matrix owners)


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Apr 4, 5:46pm - #434718 
Originally Posted by ct
ahh...what about the emanage and unichip (<---actually i have yet to see and independant dyno on the unichip...but it seems to work with the matrix owners)


Not as good gains. You could say standalone is the powerfc and piggyback is the e-Manage. An independant dyno of the unichip showed a 4 whp and 4 wtq gain on a gts with i/e/h which puts it behind the e-Manage and the unichip is twice as much. The low end power of the unichip looked good but I still dont know if it would put it above the e-Manage since the e-Manage gains 6 whp and 4 wtq without any other mods on a gt. Even with the extra harnesses I needed to run the sc with the e-Manage, it still was cheaper than the unichip. So e-Manage would be the best option for celicas with dbw who cant get the powerfc or want something cheaper.


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Apr 4, 5:52pm - #434719 
wow...where did you see this unichip dyno? share!... grin


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Apr 4, 6:06pm - #434720 
Originally Posted by ct
wow...where did you see this unichip dyno? share!... grin


yes i am interested in viewing these as well.


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Apr 4, 6:10pm - #434721 
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Apr 4, 6:19pm - #434722 

CAI: not worth it
axle back: custom
straight exhaust: custom
brake pads: rotora BBK
BB kit: rotora BBK
turbo: Stafford... C2 doesnt come with a fuel system
sways: hotchkis comps or street
struts: coilovers
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Apr 4, 6:22pm - #434723 
turbo - C2...stafford does not exist anymore.


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Apr 4, 7:12pm - #434724 
regardless if you can get it or not, its still a better product...

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Apr 4, 7:15pm - #434725 
how so? customer service was horrible. lots of people never recieved there kits. In my book. thats pretty lame. C2 customers seem very pleased with thier product.


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Apr 4, 7:19pm - #434726 
i've been in a stafford turbo'd GT and GTS... and the kits are top notch... i know c2 makes a good kit...

stafford's kit comes with a fuel system and c2's does not...

look at everyone with the stock c2 kit... they peak at ~190 whp in their gt's because their cars lean out too much otherwise...

fuel system costs about 500 bucks...

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Apr 4, 7:23pm - #434727 
the unichip peak hp isn't bad but the gains on the overall poer bad (esp. down low) seem pretty good. but i would have to agree that the #'s aren't that great if this was an I/H/E dyno...


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Apr 4, 7:23pm - #434728 
CAI:gt, TPR, AEM, Injen
axle back: TPR, TRD
straight exhaust: custom
brake pads: TRD
BB kit: brembo
turbo: C2gas
sways: hotchkis comps or street
struts: KYB AGX
coil overs: Teins?
springs: Tein S.Tech or Eibach Pro kit
lsd:quaife?
nitrous: many like zex or NX - wet
cams:gts, TPR- gt crower
header:GT - Hotshot
added HP boosters: "powered by toyota" stickers, "APC"... spineyes


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Apr 4, 7:24pm - #434729 
Originally Posted by spaztikid

CAI: not worth it


confused why do you say that? if a person chose n/a..wouldn't a CAI be a choice?


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Apr 4, 7:26pm - #434730 
whoops...thanks zero. i forgot about springs. granted hotchkis is probably the best progessive spring...but how about linear springs?


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Apr 4, 7:26pm - #434731 
I def. agree with the c2 turbo. Customer support is way too important with a turbo.

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Apr 4, 7:27pm - #434732 
what about the hypermotive 3pt rear strut bar? wasn't that removable?


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Apr 4, 7:32pm - #434733 
Originally Posted by ct
what about the hypermotive 3pt rear strut bar? wasn't that removable?


I would have said that but they went out of business to regroup. So when they open back up yeah.


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Apr 4, 7:45pm - #434734 
Originally Posted by ct
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CAI: not worth it


confused why do you say that? if a person chose n/a..wouldn't a CAI be a choice?


because the 5 whp it makes untuned is useless.

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Apr 4, 7:57pm - #434735 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
because the 5 whp it makes untuned is useless.


wtf The best bang for your buck non fi is useless?


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Apr 4, 8:15pm - #434736 
hardley the best bang for your buck...

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Apr 4, 8:16pm - #434737 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
hardley the best bang for your buck...


Then what is?


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Apr 4, 8:39pm - #434738 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
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CAI: not worth it


confused why do you say that? if a person chose n/a..wouldn't a CAI be a choice?


because the 5 whp it makes untuned is useless.


i understand...but if you went out all n/a...header, cam, exhaust...wouldn't colder air be a factor?


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Apr 4, 9:07pm - #434739 
if you went all out NA you would have the following (gts)

Intake - 200
exhaust - 450
header - 700
PFC - 900
Tuning - 300


thats 2550... you can get a turbo kit for just over 3k... so whats the point in gaining 20 whp for 2500 bucks when you can buy a turbo and gain 100 whp.



gt could have :

Intake - 200
exhaust - 450
header - 700
PFC - 900
Tuning - 300
cams - 400
cam install - ~300

thats around 3300... and only about 140-150 whp rofl when for that price you can get about 210 whp with a turbo...

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Apr 4, 9:08pm - #434740 
as far as not going the FI route... i'd say to stick with suspension mods for the best bang for the buck... the celica is strong in the handling dept. and can hold its own quiet nicely when equipped with good suspension upgrades.

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Apr 5, 10:14am - #434741 
The turbo is gonna cost more around 5000 and that doesnt include any internals. The Intake is still the best bang for your buck without forced induction. I went down a second and a half in the quarter mile by adding an Intake and exhaust. Granted I was in the 18's to start out with grin but it does make a difference. Of coarse going with a turbo or supercharger is much better but then you have to start worrying about reliability and most people dont just have 5 grand lying around.


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Apr 5, 11:29am - #434742 
lol I love how people list custom exhausts as being the best for performance. If all the people that did custom exhausts knew everything about flow dynamics, why haven't they opened up the best performance exhaust company nationwide LMAO...

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Apr 5, 11:34am - #434743 
hey chris...i say don't wait for an independant dyno...lets see whatcha got on the cams... i heard you already dynoed one with them onthumbsup


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Apr 5, 11:51am - #434744 
Originally Posted by Easy_C
lol I love how people list custom exhausts as being the best for performance. If all the people that did custom exhausts knew everything about flow dynamics, why haven't they opened up the best performance exhaust company nationwide LMAO...

Stock airbox rulezzzzz!!!!11111oneoneoneone!!!1



maybe we should all just buy magnaflow mufflers and weld on some pipes and tips rofl

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Apr 5, 12:07pm - #434745 
K-A-Z-U-M-A!!!!!


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Apr 5, 12:36pm - #434746 
Oh theres no doubt a custom exhaust can make more power than mine. But the odds of an exhaust shop achieving this by randomly throwing some muffler and piping together is slim. I'm sorry, but there is a lot more that goes into an exhaust than just throwing one together. I chose magnaflow because of the sound, quality, and how easy they were to deal with in making my mufflers for me. the performance was just a benefit wink

Again I say, custom is only decent if the shop knows what they are doing...and good luck with that :thumbup:

The cams are already available for purchasing. no one wants to buy because theres no dynos yet...


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