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Engine Swap #67683 Dec 14, 5:18am Dec 14, 5:18am
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Engine Swap
Alright, I just came into a large sum of money, and I was wondering, is it possible to swap out the GT engine with the WRX STI engine, would it fit? if so, where can I find JUST the engine?

Re: Engine Swap [Re: hkysk8r86] #67684 Dec 14, 5:42am Dec 14, 5:42am
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just put a 3S-GTE engine into it. you can potentially make more power with that than a sti engine and some people have already done it thumbsup


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Re: Engine Swap [Re: fastceli2001] #67685 Dec 14, 5:56am Dec 14, 5:56am
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I know, but the thing is I want to do something noone's attempted before, something new, something WOW! you know? I just wanted to know if the fitment would work, and where I could snag the engine from w/o having to buy an sti, lol

Re: Engine Swap [Re: hkysk8r86] #67686 Dec 14, 6:56am Dec 14, 6:56am
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I doubt a Subaru engine is going to fit in a Toyota...

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Re: Engine Swap [Re: hkysk8r86] #67687 Dec 14, 8:03am Dec 14, 8:03am
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ok. why dont you put a 2JZ-GTE engine in. no car will be able to touch you and i dont think that anyone has done that.


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Re: Engine Swap [Re: hkysk8r86] #67688 Dec 14, 8:09am Dec 14, 8:09am
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you'd need to swap the engine, tranny and drivetrain.

Good luck doing that for less than $20,000 thumbsup


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Re: Engine Swap [Re: hkysk8r86] #67689 Dec 14, 11:14am Dec 14, 11:14am
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Just a suggestion - If you really have come into some money I would love to see a full n.a. build on a gt engine. Rods, pistons, valve job, head work, maybe bore it out a little - the full ride. Really get everything you can out of that engine. Nobody (that I know of) has done that yet, and I think the end result would be much more reliable than any swap.

Re: Engine Swap [Re: VSGTS14] #67690 Dec 14, 11:16am Dec 14, 11:16am
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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
I doubt a Subaru engine is going to fit in a Toyota...

buy a fast car if you want a big motor

Re: Engine Swap [Re: DiabloGTS] #67691 Dec 14, 11:17am Dec 14, 11:17am
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Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
you'd need to swap the engine, tranny and drivetrain.

Good luck doing that for less than $20,000 thumbsup


i have to agree. plus the reliablity factor should come into play...you might be better off just getting a faster car and doing less ambitious mods.

that said, if it is possible to put an sti engine in the celica and you actually pull it off with good results: the outcome would be nothing less than outstanding thumbsup

Re: Engine Swap [Re: hkysk8r86] #67692 Dec 14, 3:46pm Dec 14, 3:46pm
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ohboy this thread


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Re: Engine Swap [Re: hkysk8r86] #67693 Dec 14, 7:17pm Dec 14, 7:17pm
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You'd be WAY better off by investing that sum of $ into mutual funds.

Re: Engine Swap [Re: Steven] #67694 Dec 14, 7:27pm Dec 14, 7:27pm
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Originally Posted by Steven
You'd be WAY better off by investing that sum of $ into mutual funds.


i tried to think of a reason why an sti engine in a celica would be better than this...but i couldnt smile

Re: Engine Swap [Re: hkysk8r86] #67695 Dec 14, 10:41pm Dec 14, 10:41pm
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Isnt there a thread like this at least once a week? Engine swap this, can I swap that, but no one ever does it ohboy


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Re: Engine Swap [Re: fastceli2001] #67696 Dec 15, 12:48pm Dec 15, 12:48pm
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Originally Posted by fastceli2001
ok. why dont you put a 2JZ-GTE engine in. no car will be able to touch you and i dont think that anyone has done that.
no support for the supra tt engine? ok, i see how it is


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Re: Engine Swap [Re: fastceli2001] #67697 Dec 15, 1:49pm Dec 15, 1:49pm
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Originally Posted by fastceli2001
Originally Posted by fastceli2001
ok. why dont you put a 2JZ-GTE engine in. no car will be able to touch you and i dont think that anyone has done that.
no support for the supra tt engine? ok, i see how it is

Well wouldn't that be too big to fit under the Hood? If I'm correct, it's gonna cost quite a bit of cash to make it fit plus a possible tranny swap...

Re: Engine Swap [Re: hkysk8r86] #67698 Dec 15, 2:27pm Dec 15, 2:27pm
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That's actually not a smart idea because then you'd probably loose any ability to drive that sucker daily or even not at all on the streets. Think realistically, think 3S-GTE.

Re: Engine Swap [Re: shox] #67699 Dec 15, 3:36pm Dec 15, 3:36pm
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Originally Posted by shox
Originally Posted by fastceli2001
Originally Posted by fastceli2001
ok. why dont you put a 2JZ-GTE engine in. no car will be able to touch you and i dont think that anyone has done that.
no support for the supra tt engine? ok, i see how it is

Well wouldn't that be too big to fit under the hood? If I'm correct, it's gonna cost quite a bit of cash to make it fit plus a possible tranny swap...
oh its possible. on a tv show a guy put a viper v10 into a old school charger. given he had to move the entire dash back 6", but if he can do that then you could fit a supra powerplant into a celi. never said it would be cheap. but its still more practicle than an sti engine


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Re: Engine Swap [Re: fastceli2001] #67700 Dec 15, 3:40pm Dec 15, 3:40pm
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this thread gets funnier everytime i read it


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Re: Engine Swap [Re: hkysk8r86] #67701 Dec 15, 4:23pm Dec 15, 4:23pm

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if i were to merge a celica with a wrx sti engine i would call it a...

"Aceliwrx"

wow that is a pimp ass name

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Originally Posted by Shinobi
if i were to merge a celica with a wrx sti engine i would call it a...

"Aceliwrx"

wow that is a pimp ass name
ohboy ohboy ohboy


a kid told me that celicas handle like crap... i laughed
Re: Engine Swap [Re: hkysk8r86] #67703 Dec 15, 5:39pm Dec 15, 5:39pm
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hahahaha, i cant stop laughing after reading all this,hahahahah, that would be pimp to put a 2JZ into a celica, but its not realistic


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Re: Engine Swap [Re: fastceli2001] #67704 Dec 15, 5:43pm Dec 15, 5:43pm
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Originally Posted by fastceli2001
Originally Posted by Shinobi
if i were to merge a celica with a wrx sti engine i would call it a...

"Aceliwrx"

wow that is a pimp ass name
ohboy ohboy ohboy

Re: Engine Swap [Re: hkysk8r86] #67705 Dec 15, 8:15pm Dec 15, 8:15pm
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This thread is nothing but worthless speculation. Thread closed.

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