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i used to drive a 1990 celica alltrac, but sold her because it was turning into a huge money pit. i'm new to civics, so hopefully i'll learn a lot here. here are some pics, peace.

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Nice...looks like mine but a different color!

What do you have planned?
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sweet celica

congrats on the new vic......i bet this will become your new moneypit
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i don't plan to do too much. right now i have a skunk2 shift **** sitting in the box and i ordered a dc sports shift adaptor, but it's backordered. i'll probably order some OEM side skirts this week. i've been looking for front lips, but i don't know which ones will fit or where i can find pics of 05's with them, any suggestions?
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nice new vic, i have a black 04 coupe (pretty much the same as the 05) so PM me if you got any questions
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nice!!! hey just wondering.. how come you didn't go with the newer celica? I love those! jet fiter cockpit, awesome handling and vvti... I'd get it if I had the money.
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Originally Posted by dlek00
i don't plan to do too much. right now i have a skunk2 shift **** sitting in the box and i ordered a dc sports shift adaptor, but it's backordered. i'll probably order some OEM side skirts this week. i've been looking for front lips, but i don't know which ones will fit or where i can find pics of 05's with them, any suggestions?
tsunami T1 front lip.
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Originally Posted by dlek00
i don't plan to do too much. right now i have a skunk2 shift **** sitting in the box and i ordered a dc sports shift adaptor, but it's backordered. i'll probably order some OEM side skirts this week. i've been looking for front lips, but i don't know which ones will fit or where i can find pics of 05's with them, any suggestions?
dude, the dc sports adapter is garbage........cancel it and get a Revo......everyone here will agree with me.
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the new celica's are weak, plain and simple. my buddy has one that's pretty modded and i walked him so easily in my alltrac. granted i had a decent amount of stuff done to my alltrac, but i just don't think the new celica's are that great, looks-wise or performance-wise. an rsx type s kills it.
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dude, the dc sports adapter is garbage........cancel it and get a Revo......everyone here will agree with me.
hmmm. i heard that the Revo one isn't that great...
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hmmm. i heard that the Revo one isn't that great...
the DC sports is just a adapter..............the Revo is a actual SS........... 99% of ppl here have the Revo.
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hmmm. i heard that the Revo one isn't that great...
i have the DC, it works great to me, i cant compare the 2 because i havent seen the revo but if you ordered the DC dont worry, you'll like it.
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i have the revo on my 04 and its awesome. i think its way better than any adapter on the market. go with the revo. nice celica dude. i may sound like a complete noob but is that a turbocharger? its the biggest dam turbocharger i've ever seen if it is. looks kinda like a supercharger though? what all did you have on the celica and what kind of numbers were you running?
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what does an adapter do??
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Originally Posted by 04|5spdCivic
i have the revo on my 04 and its awesome. i think its way better than any adapter on the market. go with the revo. nice celica dude. i may sound like a complete noob but is that a turbocharger? its the biggest dam turbocharger i've ever seen if it is. looks kinda like a supercharger though? what all did you have on the celica and what kind of numbers were you running?
the celica alltrac was the only turbocharged celica ever made... it's pretty hard to see the turbo in the pics, it's really not that big. here's a link to the mods i had done:
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i never took it to the dyno, but last time at the track i was running high 13's on a slipping clutch and crappy stock tires. that was at 12 psi, stock is roughly 8. if i had a good clutch and tires and turned up the boost, definitely low 13's...

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welcome to 7thgen and congrats on the new 7thgen youll love it. and as far as the ss, go with the revo, there is a thread on here somewheres comparing the two. long story short the revo came out on top.
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Get a sway bar!!! get the itr 22mm sway bar...makes such a huge difference!
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your celica was CLEAN as hell!
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getting an adapter over the whole assembly is like getting a muffler over a cat-back. pay a little more to get a better product.
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