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Jan 24, 7:46pm - #89968 
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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Jan 24, 7:50pm - #89969 
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

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Jan 24, 7:51pm - #89970 
yup its been done just need the cash tongue


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Jan 24, 8:17pm - #89971 
with the money it'll cost, might as well take the loss of trading your current celi with a 6 sp.

Six Speed

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Jan 24, 8:34pm - #89972 
ur f***in weird bro


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Jan 25, 7:08am - #89973 
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

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Jan 25, 11:38am - #89974 
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.

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Jan 25, 11:43am - #89975 
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

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Jan 25, 11:45am - #89976 
Originally Posted by celicaTRDgts
ur f***in weird bro


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Jan 25, 11:47am - #89977 
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.

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Jan 25, 12:11pm - #89978 
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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]

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Jan 26, 7:58pm - #89979 
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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