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risingcelica
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Apr 14, 12:23am - #442201 
mod for people who lost "lift"

I still felt lift but not enough of it. I wonder what it could be? Well, from what I saw under my steering well I kicked myself for not noticing it any sooner. Here's what I did.

1. Take floor mat out of car.

2. Store floor mat in closet.

You're done.

My floor mat was preventing me from pressing the gas all the way to the floor. Somehow the mat just slides under the pedals over time. Weird huh?


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Apr 14, 12:25am - #442202 
rofl rofl


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Apr 14, 12:35am - #442203 
hahaha grin

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Apr 14, 12:38am - #442204 
but our celicas have a hook on the floor that keeps the driver side floor mats from sliding forward confused

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Apr 14, 12:39am - #442205 
yeah i had the same problem cept with my clutch, scared the shit outa me when it got stuck a bit.. grinded a bit tryin to put it in 2nd too thumbsdown threw that pos mat in the garbage

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Apr 14, 12:56am - #442206 
I used to have that problem...I've unconsciously changed my foot-moving style to avoid the creep. Had the pedal almost get stuck a few times when I needed to get off the gas in a hurry, that was interesting...

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Apr 14, 4:03am - #442207 
yea i have the hook thankfully but some celicas don't i have sen one that didn't

she even asked me "does yours have a hook caue my keeps moving"


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Apr 14, 7:53am - #442208 
that hook doesnt really keep my mat put where it should be still


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Apr 14, 8:00am - #442209 
watch hook will brake over time and mat will still move around, thats what mine did.

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Apr 14, 8:45am - #442210 
lol my early early 00 GTS has a hook, my moms 05 GT has two...


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Apr 14, 9:35am - #442211 
do you guys have plastic mats over ur celica mats? my celica mats r fine the plastci ones creep up though, im constantly adjustind those..

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Apr 14, 9:46am - #442212 
Originally Posted by ChiNeyBwoy
do you guys have plastic mats over ur celica mats? my celica mats r fine the plastci ones creep up though, im constantly adjustind those..


same here. i keep it on for daily use because i don't wanna mess up my stock rugs. spineyes

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Apr 14, 9:53am - #442213 
yeap thats the only reason i keep them on

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Apr 14, 2:26pm - #442214 
i have the "hook" solution...

buy aluminum floormats grin

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Apr 14, 2:38pm - #442215 
lol spineyes


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Apr 14, 2:39pm - #442216 
i have big rubber mats for dfaily use and they slide up all the time thumbsup

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Apr 14, 8:25pm - #442217 
my hook broke...oh well

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Apr 15, 1:29pm - #442218 
my hook doesn't work. the carpet that the hook attaches to just moves and lets the mat creap up..

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Apr 15, 2:40pm - #442219 
my hook are fine..they don't move around..i think the only reason the mat moved up is cause by when you enter the car,u put ur right foot in first then swing ur big ass in causing the mat to move up when ur right foot slid up, then you swing ur left foot in and it pushes the mat a lil too..


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Apr 15, 3:48pm - #442220 
Originally Posted by celiwhite
Originally Posted by ChiNeyBwoy
do you guys have plastic mats over ur celica mats? my celica mats r fine the plastci ones creep up though, im constantly adjustind those..


same here. i keep it on for daily use because i don't wanna mess up my stock rugs. spineyes


you guys are as bad as my grandma...honestly...lol rofl
slip covers for floormats...lol.

My hook broke... i have to straighten the rugs out every time i step in. Do you guys think diamond plate mats are lame?

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Apr 15, 4:47pm - #442221 
Originally Posted by risingcelica

I still felt lift but not enough of it. I wonder what it could be? Well, from what I saw under my steering well I kicked myself for not noticing it any sooner. Here's what I did.

1. Take floor mat out of car.

2. Store floor mat in closet.

You're done.

My floor mat was preventing me from pressing the gas all the way to the floor. Somehow the mat just slides under the pedals over time. Weird huh?


ha ha that's so funny. the same thing happened to me. a couple of months after drivin my car i got to thinkin... man i really suck at drivin a stick shift. it kept wantin to go dead. then i realized that the mat had slid under the clutch. so everytime i would try to shift or back up it would start jerking b/c the clutch wasn't all the way in. i got a good laugh out of it though.

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Apr 15, 5:24pm - #442222 
can someone explain to me the sound/feel you get when you hit lift? i'm still trying to figure it out... i know it's similiar to my vtec.. i think..


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Apr 15, 5:34pm - #442223 
its pretty much like having sex with the hottest chick you have ever seen every time you hit 6,200 RPM then like getting a BJ from the same hottest chick when your runnin below 6,200 rpm. hehe j/k

its like a kick in the pants or a all of a sudden boost of power. with a Intake it fricken roars.


cant say ive done that before... ahh crap
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Apr 16, 5:22am - #442224 
drool drool drool LIFT RULEZ

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Apr 16, 9:34am - #442225 
Originally Posted by flyimages
can someone explain to me the sound/feel you get when you hit lift? i'm still trying to figure it out... i know it's similiar to my vtec.. i think..



although i have never drove a boosted car, a friend of mine that has related it to my car hitting 6lbs of boost

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Apr 16, 3:12pm - #442226 
Originally Posted by GTrapesHonda
watch hook will brake over time and mat will still move around, thats what mine did.


Yeah, mine broke within two months of ownership. Brand new 04. Also, mine has two hooks at the right one broke. How convenient! tongue


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Apr 17, 12:22am - #442227 
Originally Posted by flyimages
can someone explain to me the sound/feel you get when you hit lift? i'm still trying to figure it out... i know it's similiar to my vtec.. i think..


it depends on how far you step on the gas pedal while your in it, and it seems to hit harder in the lower gears, if you downshift into it while flooring (try on the highway 60mph into 3rd) then youll jerk and your passsenger will hurt the back of their head lol. if you rise into it itll go faster(duh ) and also when your in it, the throttle response is like 20 times better


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Apr 17, 12:26am - #442228 
also i heard lift hits harder than i-vtec, but they start at 5000 instead of what like 6000k (im not sure, i never look at rpm when im approaching it it...gotta watch the damn road! lol)


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Apr 17, 3:00am - #442229 
I know Lift, I wanna experience V-Tec.


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Apr 17, 9:33am - #442230 
^^^^^ It got nothing on lift, my friend has an 03 rsx-s with n1 catback and AEM Intake, basically when he goes into v-tec you don't get a kick in the ass like you do with lift, all you can notice is the Intake screaming, along with the exhaust, that's it.


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Apr 17, 5:09pm - #442231 
the girl i bought my car from never really hit lift in it! when i bought it from her i lift the first day with my friend in the car and it felt like hitting lift in a celica right off the lot!

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