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dumb question...but curious #56597 Oct 29, 1:44pm Oct 29, 1:44pm
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dumb question...but curious
does ur guys lift ever stoping working?...like when you start it up in the morning or whatever...let it sit for a while...and taake it out without the car being warmed up...like the temp is at the bottom...and you hit lift and it doesnt work????? anyone...do you guys kno what im talking about confused


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Re: dumb question...but curious [Re: celicaTRDgts] #56598 Oct 29, 1:48pm Oct 29, 1:48pm
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Yes, "Lift" will not work until the car is warmed up. It's kind of a safty feature for the engine...not to rev it up while it's cold.

Re: dumb question...but curious [Re: celicaTRDgts] #56599 Oct 29, 3:00pm Oct 29, 3:00pm
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I am sorry but what is Lift...

Re: dumb question...but curious [Re: skdmorse] #56600 Oct 29, 3:12pm Oct 29, 3:12pm
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all variable valve timing systems require the engine to be at a nice warm temperature. vvtl, vvtl-i, vtec, etc. like street said, its a safety system.

Re: dumb question...but curious [Re: skdmorse] #56601 Oct 29, 3:13pm Oct 29, 3:13pm
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Originally Posted by skdmorse
I am sorry but what is Lift...


when a gts hits some high RPM (i forget the exact rpm) but when it does it gets 40 extra hp

Re: dumb question...but curious [Re: skdmorse] #56602 Oct 29, 3:15pm Oct 29, 3:15pm
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Originally Posted by skdmorse
I am sorry but what is Lift...


::sigh:: read this:
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Cat=&Board=FEAT1&Number=158777

Re: dumb question...but curious [Re: celicaTRDgts] #56603 Oct 29, 3:34pm Oct 29, 3:34pm
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rofl a lift is wehn ur car is going to lift off~
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Re: dumb question...but curious [Re: celicaTRDgts] #56604 Oct 29, 3:36pm Oct 29, 3:36pm
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your lift bolts might be broken too if it doesnt work when the car is warm.

Re: dumb question...but curious [Re: celicaTRDgts] #56605 Oct 29, 5:23pm Oct 29, 5:23pm
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Ok this is like the 3rd post in the last month or two on this.

Am I the only person does not understand why you would want to drive around on a car that isn't warmed up? Especially the high rpm driving that it requires to hit lift? I don't understand why anybody would want to do this to their car.

Re: dumb question...but curious [Re: Mike00] #56606 Oct 29, 9:30pm Oct 29, 9:30pm
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Originally Posted by Mike00
Ok this is like the 3rd post in the last month or two on this.

Am I the only person does not understand why you would want to drive around on a car that isn't warmed up? Especially the high rpm driving that it requires to hit lift? I don't understand why anybody would want to do this to their car.


yea i used to wait until the temp needle went up one notch before i started moving. but now i just wait a while and then get going but taking it easy until the temp needle starts going up.

Re: dumb question...but curious [Re: celicaTRDgts] #56607 Oct 29, 9:57pm Oct 29, 9:57pm
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Exactly very very few times do I ever leave before it moved up one notch. If I'm in a hurry I let it warm up for at least a little then I move and I never take the rpm past 3k.

I just understand the reasoning behind hitting 6000+ rpm on a car that is still cold. Plain and simple it's just not a good thing to do to your car.

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