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Dec 17, 2:18pm - #69261 
2005 JDM Celica GT-4

I heard a rumor recently from one of the Toyota guys in town that Toyota is going to be producing a 3S-GTE powered, all wheel drive version of the celica for the Japan market only in 2005. I don't know yet if this is true or not, but I hope that it is. I'm thinking that a GT-4 conversion on my car would be very nice wink , and the best part is that it would be almost a direct bolt in!

Has anyone else heard about this, or know anything I don't?


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Dec 17, 2:57pm - #69262 
sounds good...where did you hear it from? and do you have a link maybe?

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Dec 17, 3:06pm - #69263 
um...I haven't heard this


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Dec 17, 3:54pm - #69264 
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Dec 17, 4:05pm - #69265 
i really hate rumors, we need evidence rolleyes


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Dec 17, 4:54pm - #69266 
I hate blind speculation

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Dec 17, 5:00pm - #69267 
Originally Posted by Street Prototype
i really hate rumors, we need evidence rolleyes

i hate this stuff because without evidence then it's just like a false hope frown

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Dec 17, 5:01pm - #69268 
Originally Posted by carbon_blue_gt
and the best part is that it would be almost a direct bolt in!



Ummm, think again.


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Dec 17, 5:08pm - #69269 
Originally Posted by LinkTallica
Originally Posted by Street Prototype
i really hate rumors, we need evidence rolleyes

i hate this stuff because without evidence then it's just like a false hope frown

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Dec 17, 5:14pm - #69270 
I was hoping that someone else had heard this also, so that I would be able to put some more faith into my friend's word... but apparently not.


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Dec 17, 5:34pm - #69271 
nope

Toyota isn't gonna release stuff about the 8th gen celica until probably spring time.


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Dec 17, 5:36pm - #69272 
I guess that would make my friend full of it! He does have brown eyes now that I think of it...


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Dec 17, 7:02pm - #69273 
Might be the Ultimate Celica.

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Dec 17, 7:05pm - #69274 
Originally Posted by xXMaGNuSXx
Might be the Ultimate Celica.


That's what he said it was going to be based on..


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Dec 17, 7:18pm - #69275 
^^ what?? that's the biggest heeby jeeby I have ever heard lol spineyes


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Dec 17, 7:28pm - #69276 
yeah, Billy is the shit when it comes to this information! im counting on him big time! dont listen to other ppls rumors, listen to BILLY! BILLY IS THE GOD OF TOYOTA! HE KNOWS EVERYTHING WHEN IT COMES TO TOYOTA! HAIL TO BILLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! rofl tongue


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JD...no sarcasm is allowed in here tongue rofl


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Dec 17, 7:36pm - #69278 
im not being sarcastic, i mean, your POPS works for toyota and he talked to the BIG GUY in toyota or you talk to the BIG GUY in toyota so you know, im counting on your words, you require no evidence/ proof about these rumors I BELIEVE IN YOU! eek BLAH!



lets just wait and see... spring... pfffft rolleyes


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Dec 17, 7:44pm - #69279 
Alright, well, i posted this thinking that maybe i could find some constructive input from some people on the forum... but I guess I was way out in left field to put this up here, so I'm gonna go back to my interior work and install guides, and leave the information to the experts. Later.


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Dec 17, 7:52pm - #69280 
Originally Posted by carbon_blue_gt
Alright, well, i posted this thinking that maybe i could find some constructive input from some people on the forum... but I guess I was way out in left field to put this up here, so I'm gonna go back to my interior work and install guides, and leave the information to the experts. Later.


well..technically it is constructive..cause you found out what you wanted to know (that toyota hasnt said anythinga bout it as of yet). just some ppls deliverence of contructionism (is that evne a word? rofl) might seem overbearing.

but really...don't hesitate to put your opinions up about something or to speculate about rumors. a lot of times they will end up like this..but sometimes they will turn out to be true. thumbsup

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Dec 17, 7:55pm - #69281 
caldina (scion) which is RUMORED (key word) to be the replacement for celica in its current market (younger people)

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Dec 17, 7:58pm - #69282 
Originally Posted by dennis
caldina (scion) which is RUMORED (key word) to be the replacement for celica in its current market (younger people)


yeah..but it looks like a riced out matrix. if it IS going to replace it, imo its not worthy. thumbsdown

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Dec 17, 8:01pm - #69283 
the Scion XA is much better looking than the Matrix thumbsup


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Dec 17, 8:01pm - #69284 
with a AWD turbo (3SGTE) option, i deem it worthy, but i didnt think the replacement would be in the form of a wagon-sort-of-thing... idunno

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Dec 17, 8:03pm - #69285 
Originally Posted by Street Prototype
the Scion XA is much better looking than the Matrix thumbsup


yes, but the speculation is that the celica will be replaced by the incoming scion XC. the xa looks allright.

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Dec 17, 8:36pm - #69286 
ahhhhhhhhhhhh you people!!!

you and that caldina bullshit...aye

the caldina is NOT the celica replacement for the states...

the third model Scion is COMPLETELY BRAND NEW and is just another entry for the Scion line, not intended to replace something. Toyota most likely got rid of the Celica because of poor sales, just like the MR2.


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Dec 17, 9:27pm - #69287 
the idea of having a celica powered by the 3s-gte powerplant is awesome but we'll have to wait until toyota unveils the details

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Dec 18, 6:41am - #69288 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
ahhhhhhhhhhhh you people!!!

you and that caldina bullshit...aye

the caldina is NOT the celica replacement for the states...

the third model Scion is COMPLETELY BRAND NEW and is just another entry for the Scion line, not intended to replace something. Toyota most likely got rid of the Celica because of poor sales, just like the MR2.


haha...just quoting magazines as unfaltering as motor trend rofl rofl no biggie.

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Dec 18, 12:56pm - #69289 
i have no excuse. im a jewish yentza lady who retired to florida. laughsilly
i get off on spreading car rumors and debating on who has their natural hair color with my girl friends at the local hair place.

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Dec 18, 1:40pm - #69290 
Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
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ahhhhhhhhhhhh you people!!!

you and that caldina bullshit...aye

the caldina is NOT the celica replacement for the states...

the third model Scion is COMPLETELY BRAND NEW and is just another entry for the Scion line, not intended to replace something. Toyota most likely got rid of the Celica because of poor sales, just like the MR2.


haha...just quoting magazines as unfaltering as motor trend rofl rofl no biggie.


I know, it's just dumb sometimes. I stated a while ago the same thing I said, some may or may not have seen though.


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