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Gt for GTs #90510 Jan 25, 1:05pm Jan 25, 1:05pm
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what steps do i have to do to upgrade to a gts? i just got the car last july but the car is an 02 and only has 23,000 on it. I keepd reading that there are just more options for a gts, so advice please! wave confused


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Re: GT for GTs [Re: RetroJ84] #90511 Jan 25, 1:11pm Jan 25, 1:11pm
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what do you mean upgrade to a gts? you can trade your car in and buy a gts. any other way is unrealistic to do it (you'd need an engine swap, tranny swap, etc...lots of other, smaller things).

if you just bought a used gt, then resale shouldn't hurt you very much (you should get almost what you paid for it--minus tt&l). if you want a gts. i suggest selling your car while you still have so few miles on it.

also, do not get an '02 gts. they have rev-limiters. you can get them fixed though..so if you get a good deal then i'd go for it. but otherise just buy any other model gts instead of the '02s. thumbsup

Re: GT for GTs [Re: RetroJ84] #90512 Jan 25, 1:14pm Jan 25, 1:14pm
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Re: GT for GTs [Re: RetroJ84] #90513 Jan 25, 1:19pm Jan 25, 1:19pm
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yeah i would sell the gt and get a older model 6 spd gts. I would have taken that route too but my dad got me the car and im pretty sure he doesn't want me to sell it. But if you can just sell the gt. you'll probablly have more fun with a gts.

Re: GT for GTs [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #90514 Jan 25, 1:23pm Jan 25, 1:23pm
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so i can just go to the dealership and ask for a trade, i'm guessin' my dad would have to be with me considering he cosigned... so would my payments be higher if i got an 03 gts and i say 03 considering that the 02's have limiters, but what about the 04s do they?


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Re: GT for GTs [Re: DiabloGTS] #90515 Jan 25, 1:23pm Jan 25, 1:23pm
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Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
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"our"?? haha is there something between you and racer_x that your not telling us jameson??

j/k, i couldn't resist. just add the "y" next time to save you some trouble laughsilly

Re: GT for GTs [Re: RetroJ84] #90516 Jan 25, 1:25pm Jan 25, 1:25pm
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yes. well if you go to a dealership you will most likely lose at least 1k (and more likely 2-3k) on the trade-in.

and then of course you will have to fork up more money to buy a gts (especially a newer one). i would suggest you sell it privately for about what you paid for it. that way, you will only have to pay the extra money for the gts, instead of being in the hole a couple more grand.

and no, the '04s do not have rev limiters. every 7th gen celica except for the '02 models is good to go w/out rev limiters thumbsup

Re: GT for GTs [Re: RetroJ84] #90517 Jan 25, 1:25pm Jan 25, 1:25pm
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hey, its just a question no need to get jerkish


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Re: GT for GTs [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #90518 Jan 25, 1:28pm Jan 25, 1:28pm
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Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
yes. well if you go to a dealership you will most likely lose at least 1k (and more likely 2-3k) on the trade-in.

and then of course you will have to fork up more money to buy a gts (especially a newer one). i would suggest you sell it privately for about what you paid for it. that way, you will only have to pay the extra money for the gts, instead of being in the hole a couple more grand.

and no, the '04s do not have rev limiters. every 7th gen celica except for the '02 models is good to go w/out rev limiters thumbsup


so the dealership would payoff the gt and use towards the gts but i would have to pitch in a couple $$...right?


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Re: GT for GTs [Re: RetroJ84] #90519 Jan 25, 1:30pm Jan 25, 1:30pm
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Originally Posted by Racer_X
Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
yes. well if you go to a dealership you will most likely lose at least 1k (and more likely 2-3k) on the trade-in.

and then of course you will have to fork up more money to buy a gts (especially a newer one). i would suggest you sell it privately for about what you paid for it. that way, you will only have to pay the extra money for the gts, instead of being in the hole a couple more grand.

and no, the '04s do not have rev limiters. every 7th gen celica except for the '02 models is good to go w/out rev limiters thumbsup


so the dealership would payoff the gt and use towards the gts but i would have to pitch in a couple $$...right?


no. if you go to a dealership for a trad-in..they won't give you what you paid for it. they will most likely give you 2 or 3 thousand less than what you bought it for...so you'd have to pay 2 or 3 grand just to get even. THEN you'd have to pay a few more grand to get a gts.

the dealership will finance you though, if thats what you meant. (assuming your/your parents credit is good enough)

Re: GT for GTs [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #90520 Jan 25, 1:32pm Jan 25, 1:32pm
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would they ask for a down too on the gts


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Re: GT for GTs [Re: RetroJ84] #90521 Jan 25, 1:34pm Jan 25, 1:34pm
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Re: GT for GTs [Re: RetroJ84] #90522 Jan 25, 1:36pm Jan 25, 1:36pm
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Originally Posted by Racer_X
would they ask for a down too on the gts


depends on your credit. if the credit is adequate..then no. if you don't have the credit required, you will need to provide a set down payment.

Re: GT for GTs [Re: RacerX225] #90523 Jan 25, 1:37pm Jan 25, 1:37pm
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Originally Posted by RacerX225
Another RacerX???

ohboy

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haha, i noticed that as well..i was wondering what you might think. feel flattered though, not agitated tongue

Re: GT for GTs [Re: RetroJ84] #90524 Jan 25, 1:38pm Jan 25, 1:38pm
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one more question...sorry

so my pops has really good credit, and if he cosigns...no worries on a down pay...


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Re: GT for GTs [Re: RetroJ84] #90525 Jan 25, 1:42pm Jan 25, 1:42pm
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Originally Posted by Racer_X
one more question...sorry

so my pops has really good credit, and if he cosigns...no worries on a down pay...


don't worry about asking questions..ask as many as you want.

and as long as your dad has the credit required for the loan you will have to take out, then no down payment should be needed thumbsup

Re: GT for GTs [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #90526 Jan 25, 1:43pm Jan 25, 1:43pm
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he'll probably have to have a credit rating of at least 650 points and upward.

also, after tha payment schedule has been worked out...it will have to be shown that his total car payments (his, yours, moms, whoever else car he might own/cosign on) will be no more than 15% of his income.

Re: GT for GTs [Re: RetroJ84] #90527 Jan 25, 1:45pm Jan 25, 1:45pm
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fine you cry baby i'll change it!! wtf


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Re: GT for GTs [Re: RetroJ84] #90528 Jan 25, 4:00pm Jan 25, 4:00pm
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hey I know how you feel about having a gt, because I have the gt too. Many people saying gts is the best, but they forgot there is also an disavantage on the gts. gt are more friendly with it come to turbo and high performance. the prices of a gts is around 24k-26, but the gt you can get it for maybe 19k or 20k, so there is around 4k-6k different in prices, why not use that different and get a turbo for gt around 3500 and put a gt to 240hp. right now i'm going all motor for my gt and still kick ass until now. if you want more information on the gt just simply e-mail me or pm and talk about it. I be more than happy to help you out. but if you want to upgrade to a gts, I also have the information too. hope that help.

Re: GT for GTs [Re: RetroJ84] #90529 Jan 25, 4:38pm Jan 25, 4:38pm
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wait turbo on a gt will give you 240 hp thats sick...now what about a gt auto? confused

Re: GT for GTs [Re: RetroJ84] #90530 Jan 25, 4:52pm Jan 25, 4:52pm
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Originally Posted by Racer_X
fine you cry baby i'll change it!! wtf


dude, if you want help, that's great, then ask for it...

if you want an attutide towards others, bring it somewhere else than here.


Trade your GT in for a GTS at a dealer if they have any.


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Re: GT for GTs [Re: RetroJ84] #90531 Jan 28, 7:46pm Jan 28, 7:46pm
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not trying to be


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Re: GT for GTs [Re: RetroJ84] #90532 Jan 28, 11:15pm Jan 28, 11:15pm
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I heard that is another turbo for gt that boosted it up to 250hp on a gt. waooo! if get TRD or apexi N1 full cat will be awsome... with a light as rims... will probably hit low 13s... yah think?

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