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RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? #446523 Apr 20, 1:14pm Apr 20, 1:14pm
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RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo?
Ok after reading what people have done to there cars and all about turboed celica's. I have a big decision, I can either get an RSX-S or a Celica GTS and then Turbo it. I have 16000K right now and the Celica is at 10750. The RSX-S is at 16777. I can either go fast but not riable or go for just decent street car.

If I get the celica I would be turboing it and boosting at 6-8PSI on stock internals. If I get the RSX-S that would be all my funds so I won't be added anything big except for I/H/E maybe Hondata.

I know this is a celica forum but lets not get bias about this. What car would you choose if you had a choice?

Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: hs2g] #446524 Apr 20, 1:16pm Apr 20, 1:16pm
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Not a fan of the RSX, I say Turbod GTS


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Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: hs2g] #446525 Apr 20, 1:16pm Apr 20, 1:16pm
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Honestly, I'd go Rsx-s. It's a pretty good base and a nice project to start thumbsup


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Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: JuL] #446526 Apr 20, 1:18pm Apr 20, 1:18pm
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Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: 2003cbgts] #446527 Apr 20, 1:24pm Apr 20, 1:24pm
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im thinking rsx-s

Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: JuL] #446528 Apr 20, 1:30pm Apr 20, 1:30pm
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Originally Posted by JuL
Honestly, I'd go Rsx-s. It's a pretty good base and a nice project to start thumbsup


Well If I get the RSX-S its not going to be a project because I won't be putting major mods like a turbo etc. on it. Becuase The RSX-S is going to take all of my money. I'm also leaning towards the RSX-S because i hear Celicas 2zz motors have had a lot of problems like spun bearings etc. Is this true?

Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: hs2g] #446529 Apr 20, 1:41pm Apr 20, 1:41pm
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rsx...with bolt-ons and hondata you can go 230whp n/a!!...that k20a is somethin' else


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yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: ct] #446530 Apr 20, 1:44pm Apr 20, 1:44pm
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How is the GTS not reliable...as far as i know Toyota and Honda both are reliable. I always hear of parts breaking in the RSX...such as headers and shiet like that...soooo i would say Celica thumbsup. I was considering the RSX too until i began to see problems with my friends and their RSX's thumbsdown

Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: BaTMaN_4] #446531 Apr 20, 1:47pm Apr 20, 1:47pm
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there's gonna be comparison between a TURBO'd gts and an rsx. it all depends on what you want man. the turbo gts would roast the rsx even with hondata and i/h/e. boost plus vvtl-i means lot and lots of power. but if all you want is a good street car, go with the rsx. it's all up to you in what you want!

Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: BaTMaN_4] #446532 Apr 20, 1:48pm Apr 20, 1:48pm
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both gts and rsx-s have their share of problems...personally i have never heard of rsx owners having to replace their lift bolts every 10K rofl


Originally posted by SKOOF:
yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: ct] #446533 Apr 20, 1:49pm Apr 20, 1:49pm
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Definitely RSX-S. thumbsup thumbsup

Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: BaTMaN_4] #446534 Apr 20, 2:11pm Apr 20, 2:11pm
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Originally Posted by BaTMaN_4
How is the GTS not reliable...as far as i know Toyota and Honda both are reliable. I always hear of parts breaking in the RSX...such as headers and shiet like that...soooo i would say Celica thumbsup. I was considering the RSX too until i began to see problems with my friends and their RSX's thumbsdown


A GTS is reliable for sure, but the reliability of a turboed car isn't the same as a stock car. I'd go RSX-s and add those easy mods I/H/E, everything bolt-on. It obviously won't be as fast as a turbo gts but I believe you will be able to keep the car more than 2 years...


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Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: JuL] #446535 Apr 20, 2:15pm Apr 20, 2:15pm
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damn ud think this was an rsx board ... sheesh thumbsdown

Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: MptGlw69] #446536 Apr 20, 2:17pm Apr 20, 2:17pm
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i say gts but don't go with a turbo. you can get plenty of small performance mods like Intake, exhaust, pfc, trial header, etc. with the money left over you get buy a body kit, rims, audio/video system, etc. that's what i would do.

Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: 2003cbgts] #446537 Apr 20, 2:17pm Apr 20, 2:17pm
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rsx-s.. there's tons of aftermarket parts for it, therefore the mods/parts would be easier & cheaper to get.

hmm but then in the long run probably everyone would have an rsx & it probably could become the top 10 stolen cars like the integra...


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Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: flyimages] #446538 Apr 20, 3:10pm Apr 20, 3:10pm
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Is the GTS a 6-speed? If not, then Type-S.


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Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: combatc87] #446539 Apr 20, 3:12pm Apr 20, 3:12pm
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turbo's are wicked, in any car.


What I need to get is a silver gt right? Then I can try and be fast...right?
Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: combatc87] #446540 Apr 20, 3:16pm Apr 20, 3:16pm
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Yes the GTS is a six speed. I really want to get the GTS and turbo it, but I don't have the motor to blow after a year or 2. If I really know how to maintain the motor then I guess I would go with the GTS. Because I can get a turbo and get some exterior mods.

Such a hard decision, i want a nice street car that can be able to run at least low 14's, but I also want a turbo because I love the BOV and the look on peoples faces. Plus I get the bragging rights. Am i just too much of a show off? because I really want that GTS then turbo it and do it right.

Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: hs2g] #446541 Apr 20, 3:18pm Apr 20, 3:18pm
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you won't blow your motor...just don't be stingy on maintinence and boost conservatively (6-8psi) and you'll be fine.


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yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: ct] #446542 Apr 20, 3:36pm Apr 20, 3:36pm
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Ok thats final GTS it is. I won't be boosting so high as 8PSI, well maybe on the weekend races. But just on daily driving I will probably be at 5PSI. I take care of all my cars very well far.

I was worried that The motor be get fucked and my mom is going to really spaz at me because this is going to be my 4th car and i'm only 18.

Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: hs2g] #446543 Apr 20, 3:39pm Apr 20, 3:39pm
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Put a nice sized down payment on an Evo and own them both thumbsup

Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: KickScrew] #446544 Apr 20, 4:13pm Apr 20, 4:13pm
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too much money man, lol I would love to but just too much money.

Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: hs2g] #446545 Apr 20, 5:22pm Apr 20, 5:22pm
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The thing about turbo'ing a car, is you need another one as a daily driver. It WILL leave you on the side of the road & cost you a lot in gas. IMO, if your gonna spend the money on a turbo, for god sakes do it on something with more than 1.8L!!! Its a waste.

Get the RSX. thumbsup

Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: Haulin_A_Doo] #446546 Apr 20, 5:57pm Apr 20, 5:57pm
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Or, you may think about getting a GT. You can turbo it with less worry, and save yourself some money while you're at it.


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Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: combatc87] #446547 Apr 20, 6:04pm Apr 20, 6:04pm
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Go RSX-S
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Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: Rick] #446548 Apr 20, 6:22pm Apr 20, 6:22pm
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What I need to get is a silver gt right? Then I can try and be fast...right?
Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: wiredthief] #446549 Apr 20, 6:34pm Apr 20, 6:34pm
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The cheapest GT in my area is the same value as the GTS i'm planning on buying. So it would all be the same. I have thought about that choice also. I also am very picky, I want leather sunroof and all the option just to have some luxury.

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RSX, Celica is goin out. RSX will have more potential. Your call.

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Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: GT2111] #446552 Apr 20, 6:53pm Apr 20, 6:53pm
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I love EVO's but theyre overpriced...go with the gts and roast them rsx-s...soon everyone and their grandma will have one... rofl


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Re: RSX-S or Celica GTS turbo? [Re: RedCeli] #446553 Apr 20, 7:13pm Apr 20, 7:13pm
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yea, there are soo many rsx's in my area. iits ridicoulus. There nice cars but too common , besides the celica looks better and when you turbo you'll be able to beat mostly ne thing i assume. got with the turbo thumbsup thats wat i plan on doing if i ever come a across a large sum of money.

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