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This is probly a crazy idea... #89968 Jan 24, 6:46pm Jan 24, 6:46pm
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This is probly a crazy idea...
How much work would it take to put a six speed transmission with a vvt-i engine? Is that even possible? I'm just wondering cause the GT DESPERATELY needs a sixth gear. Most of you should know what i mean. Thanks


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Re: This is probly a crazy idea... [Re: shadow_hawk3000] #89969 Jan 24, 6:50pm Jan 24, 6:50pm
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its not crazy, its bein done before


https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_1869789224_1_collapsed_5__1.html

i think you mean something kinda like that but you'd have more things to swap out

Re: This is probly a crazy idea... [Re: shadow_hawk3000] #89970 Jan 24, 6:51pm Jan 24, 6:51pm
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yup its been done just need the cash tongue


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Re: This is probly a crazy idea... [Re: celicaTRDgts] #89971 Jan 24, 7:17pm Jan 24, 7:17pm
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with the money it'll cost, might as well take the loss of trading your current celi with a 6 sp.

Six Speed

Oh Yeah

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Re: This is probly a crazy idea... [Re: shadow_hawk3000] #89972 Jan 24, 7:34pm Jan 24, 7:34pm
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ur f***in weird bro


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Re: This is probly a crazy idea... [Re: celicaTRDgts] #89973 Jan 25, 6:08am Jan 25, 6:08am
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I have a 6 speed GT smile
One of the benefits of a european celica.

You pay twice as much as a us celica, but you get 6 speed

Re: This is probly a crazy idea... [Re: shadow_hawk3000] #89974 Jan 25, 10:38am Jan 25, 10:38am
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it'll be about $2-$5 just for the installation, and it will take about another $2-$3 thousand for the parts.

it's expensive, but its a great show mod thumbsup. it should also increase your times slightly over those of regular GT models.

Re: This is probly a crazy idea... [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #89975 Jan 25, 10:43am Jan 25, 10:43am
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Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
it'll be about $2-$5 just for the installation, and it will take about another $2-$3 thousand for the parts.

it's expensive, but its a great show mod thumbsup. it should also increase your times slightly over those of regular GT models.


I guess it's not my thing . . . I just take the loss of depreciation and trade it

for that kind of money, might as well do an engine swap

Re: This is probly a crazy idea... [Re: celicaTRDgts] #89976 Jan 25, 10:45am Jan 25, 10:45am
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Originally Posted by celicaTRDgts
ur f***in weird bro


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Re: This is probly a crazy idea... [Re: beans] #89977 Jan 25, 10:47am Jan 25, 10:47am
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Originally Posted by beans
Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
it'll be about $2-$5 just for the installation, and it will take about another $2-$3 thousand for the parts.

it's expensive, but its a great show mod thumbsup. it should also increase your times slightly over those of regular GT models.


I guess it's not my thing . . . I just take the loss of depreciation and trade it

for that kind of money, might as well do an engine swap


yeah, for most trading it in would make more sense. but for people who own a gt and have put countless hours into customizing their car...it would almost be a waste to trade it in. so if they want a 6-spd transmission, then it's better to pay $$ and keep their car then trading it in for a 6-spd gts.

Re: This is probly a crazy idea... [Re: Immo] #89978 Jan 25, 11:11am Jan 25, 11:11am
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[b][i]Originally posted by Immo]I have a 6 speed GT smile
One of the benefits of a european celica.

You pay twice as much as a us celica, but you get 6 speed [/quote]

Re: This is probly a crazy idea... [Re: shadow_hawk3000] #89979 Jan 26, 6:58pm Jan 26, 6:58pm
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Thanks... i figured it would be an ungodly amount of money to do. The way i figure though is that if one turboed a gt, which would go well cause of the lower compression ratios, a six speed might make a little more... uh need a word maybe "pep".


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