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Dec 17, 6:53pm - #69389 
kinda newbish question

what is "lift" and how does it work in like newb terms. i really have heard this a lot but i just dont know what it means. my car has probably done this without me knowing.any help would be great.


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Dec 17, 7:04pm - #69391 
Originally Posted by tru_Asiatik_Pride

cool never knew about that thumbsup

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Dec 17, 8:00pm - #69392 
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Originally Posted by tru_Asiatik_Pride

cool never knew about that thumbsup


yes, but the difference in the celica is that "lift" isn't put into place until the 6 rpm range in the celica gts.

in the celica gt, there is no lift.

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Dec 17, 8:16pm - #69393 
how can you own a gts and not know what lift is? haha. If you've hit lift you will know it.. that is unless your lift bolts are broken...


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Dec 17, 8:24pm - #69394 
idk, i have an auto GTS and i usually dont rev that high but now that i know this ill have to pu it in the sportshift mode to try it out. btw does it work in all gears because it seems like if you try to get up to where lift is supposed to kick in in 1st, it seems like the engine is over revving. can this damage the engine with revs trying to get up to the lift point?


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Dec 17, 9:10pm - #69395 
Originally Posted by tru_Asiatik_Pride


goood info


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Dec 17, 9:12pm - #69396 
i have sportshift too, i have engaged lift in 3 gears but not fourth since by the time i hit lift in 4th iam going well over 100mph so i dunno in 4th gear(most likely it does) when you shift make sure its b4 redline or you will bounce ur needle and overrev, there is a split second delay from the time you press the button to when the car actual shifts so watch out. as far as damaging the engine just dont over do it or do it all the time as with any engine it will cause faster wear and tear and you can potentially damage the lift bolts(which is a bad thing-if it totally breaks off) with that said have fun experiencing lift and be safe & careful thumbsup thumbsup


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Dec 17, 9:21pm - #69397 
lift is basically an extra jolt of power...man, never experienced lift? you dont know what your missing!

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