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Jan 7, 10:38pm - #78643 
GOT MY TURBO TODAY! pics

I got my XS turbo today via fedex and here are some pics, we started the install and got about 10%... but here...
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Jan 7, 10:42pm - #78644 
Awesome!!! thumbsup thumbsup


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Jan 7, 10:43pm - #78645 
Congratulations dude! I fixed your photos for you. So are you going to get dyno tuning? Where did you order it from? How much did it run you?

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Jan 7, 10:45pm - #78646 
no shit omg bro congratulations, let me know how that turns out and good luck

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Jan 7, 10:45pm - #78647 
Lucky mofo! grin

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Jan 7, 10:52pm - #78648 
awesome, just awesome! i wish i were you thumbsup you are doing the install yourselves?? that's very brave, obviously you must be experienced with mechanis.

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Jan 7, 10:55pm - #78649 
Very sweet man, how detailed is the directions? I cannot wait to see some vids/timeslips from ya!

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Jan 7, 11:09pm - #78650 
Awesome!!! eek

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Jan 7, 11:09pm - #78651 
I got a killer deal of 4500 shipped... I will post more pics tommorow night... The instructions are pretty good I should say...


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Jan 7, 11:28pm - #78652 

Originally Posted by SHI_GTS
I got a killer deal of 4500 shipped... I will post more pics tommorow night... The instructions are pretty good I should say...

Sweet dude... grin
Shit... I wish i can Spend $4500 on my baby. wave



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Jan 7, 11:33pm - #78653 
awesome thumbsup


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Jan 7, 11:45pm - #78654 
Damn thats siic, the turbo looks soo small tho. Is that the biggest you could get?? Even tho I kno its in the XS Turbo kit. Could you customize it and get a larger turbo? confused


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Jan 7, 11:49pm - #78655 
Originally Posted by RacerX225
Damn thats siic, the turbo looks soo small tho. Is that the biggest you could get?? Even tho I kno its in the XS Turbo kit. Could you customize it and get a larger turbo? confused


can't boost more less you lower compression or get some sort of alcohol injection frown


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Jan 7, 11:49pm - #78656 
thats awsome...cant wait to see it installed...SOOO SWEET thumbsup

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Jan 8, 12:15am - #78657 
Man, i wish i was up to getting a turbo, hell i dont even have rims yet. Keep me updated!!!


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Jan 8, 12:53am - #78658 
HELL YEA congrats bro are oyu instailing it yourself? and please get it dyno'd and tell us the results wave

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Jan 8, 1:00am - #78659 
congrats! make sure you get us pics and new 1/4 times thumbsup

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Jan 8, 5:28am - #78660 
LUCKY!!!!!!! CONDRADS!!!!!!! grin grin

someone give me a turbo... or 4500 to buy me one!
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Jan 8, 6:53am - #78661 
The turbo is pretty big. It looks small because its on the box it was shipped in that contained all the pipeing. Ill show you guys a close up of the turbo, its about the size of a football.

Thanx for all the complements.!!!


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Jan 8, 6:54am - #78662 
looks great man...congrats thumbsup

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Jan 8, 7:15am - #78663 
Congratulations man!!!!! thumbsup


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Jan 8, 8:13am - #78664 
looking good man! keep us updated thumbsup

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Jan 8, 8:23am - #78665 
Originally Posted by GjGts
no shit omg bro congratulations, let me know how that turns out and good luck


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Jan 8, 9:00am - #78666 
Never underestimate a turbo by its size.

Originally Posted by RacerX225
Damn thats siic, the turbo looks soo small tho. Is that the biggest you could get?? Even tho I kno its in the XS Turbo kit. Could you customize it and get a larger turbo? confused

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Jan 8, 9:09am - #78667 
Another great day for celicas everywhere!!! thumbsup

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Jan 8, 10:56am - #78668 
Steven, I'll need you to fix my pictures again tonight if you get a chance, and yes... THE xs kit is about the best turbo you can get for our cars... 250whp is insane...


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Jan 8, 11:16am - #78669 
Shwweeeet! Yeah, get some pics and dyno results when your done! thumbsup tasty


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Jan 8, 12:47pm - #78670 
Originally Posted by Steven
Never underestimate a turbo by its size.

Yes, it's not the size that matters...its how ya use it thumbsup

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Jan 8, 2:31pm - #78671 
eek eek
awesome!
I want a turbo so bad...that is so cool!


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Jan 8, 2:47pm - #78672 
All you gotta do is upload them, then right click on the photo and go to properties. Once the property window opens, you'll see the url that ends with a .jpg. Use that url in between the image tags. If you still need help, i got ya

Originally Posted by SHI_GTS
Steven, I'll need you to fix my pictures again tonight if you get a chance, and yes... THE xs kit is about the best turbo you can get for our cars... 250whp is insane...

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Jan 8, 2:56pm - #78673 
Whoaa spineyes is that only for gts??? if not how much will it add for a gt and how much $$$???


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Jan 8, 2:56pm - #78674 
Unfortunately for GT owners, it is only for the GTS. Search for manufacturers of turbo kits for the GT.

Originally Posted by xxmonkeyboixx
Whoaa spineyes is that only for gts??? if not how much will it add for a gt and how much $$$???

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Jan 8, 3:19pm - #78675 
omg~~~u lucky bastard~~~
keep us updated~!!
the XS turbo are for manual only rite?


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Jan 8, 4:00pm - #78676 
Sweet Dude and Congradulations to have the awesome turboed celica, keep up posted...By the way did you upgrade your internals for the turbo?


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Jan 8, 4:26pm - #78677 
Originally Posted by Steven
Never underestimate a turbo by its size.

Originally Posted by RacerX225
Damn thats siic, the turbo looks soo small tho. Is that the biggest you could get?? Even tho I kno its in the XS Turbo kit. Could you customize it and get a larger turbo? confused


Yeah yea I kno, the smaller the better spool up.


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Jan 8, 5:01pm - #78678 
Nice man, I've been thinking of going turbo lately, but I'm concerned about warranty issues with my car. I guess I'll just wait until the warranty is dead before I go that route. Also, it'd be a unique thing to do, not many auto GTS cars with turbos (although I've seen a couple floating around, they aren't that common)

Gives me the time to save up for the kit, also would be a good excuse to beef up the motor prior to the install, since the car wil have like 75K miles on it when the warranty's gone.

Good luck bro, that will be sweet! thumbsup


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Jan 8, 5:16pm - #78679 
damn congrats!


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Jan 8, 5:18pm - #78680 
u lucky son of a bitch, that's sick bro!! i wish i had 4500 to spend on a turbo, make sure you get vids for that baby after install, congrats man!!!! thumbsup thumbsup


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Jan 8, 6:28pm - #78681 
im jealous rolleyes


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Jan 8, 7:22pm - #78682 
that's badazz! you must be the first turbo'd celi in ohio thumbsup


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Jan 8, 7:27pm - #78683 
congrats!

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Jan 8, 8:27pm - #78684 
that's sick i want a turbo so baaaaaad...too much $$ aint dropping that kidn of $ lol...but thats sweet good luck...whens its all...take pics and video clips i wanna hear that bad boy...and dyno be sweet see how much horses you got... grin

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Jan 8, 8:36pm - #78685 
That thing is gonna be sick...

Go dyno that baby as soon as you get it in!

I think the smaller turbo is certianly the way to go on the GTS. The quicker spool time will help it a ton before it hits lift.


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Jan 8, 11:25pm - #78686 
Originally Posted by Rave669
Nice man, I've been thinking of going turbo lately, but I'm concerned about warranty issues with my car. I guess I'll just wait until the warranty is dead before I go that route. Also, it'd be a unique thing to do, not many auto GTS cars with turbos (although I've seen a couple floating around, they aren't that common)

Gives me the time to save up for the kit, also would be a good excuse to beef up the motor prior to the install, since the car wil have like 75K miles on it when the warranty's gone.

Good luck bro, that will be sweet! thumbsup


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Jan 8, 11:27pm - #78687 
I only have 11,200 miles on my gts. I have another car for the winter. If I drove up to Toyota and asked for warranty work, they would start laughing and say "Where is the celica at" hehe! nothing is stock. I dont worry about warranty stuff because I fix it all myself as it is.


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Jan 8, 11:35pm - #78688 
damn you lucky bastard j/k im jealous but thats tight you got it i hope all the intals go good


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Jan 8, 11:51pm - #78689 
Originally Posted by SHI_GTS
I only have 11,200 miles on my gts. I have another car for the winter. If I drove up to Toyota and asked for warranty work, they would start laughing and say "Where is the celica at" hehe! nothing is stock. I dont worry about warranty stuff because I fix it all myself as it is.

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Jan 9, 5:02am - #78690 
that is the sexiest thing i've seen all week! thumbsup thumbsup

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Jan 9, 8:59am - #78691 
the xs turbo is badass

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Jan 9, 2:36pm - #78692 
Goddamn that front mount would be sexy with my stock front!

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