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04-16-2006 10:44 AM
project2point hahaha a Vtec on steriods is a freaking k20 dude not no damn celica motor!
04-16-2006 07:12 AM
quiksilver my buddy has a gts with the vvtl-i engine and that thing can be a monster. its almost exactly like v-tec except on steroids
04-16-2006 06:59 AM
project2point wth why is the tq almost at redline hahahah!!!!
04-15-2006 04:31 PM
dantegl36 Thats what I was thinking I noticed that the torque was rather low and its peak hp was near redline, as is with most imports excluding nissans.
04-15-2006 08:42 AM
lildisco Celicas may have more HP, but when do they hit there most HP..............anyone....................anyone...........damn near red line. And to think about torque and when that kicks in if ever. I drove a Toyota Corrolla S with the same 140HP motor in a Celica and that thing had no acceleration until redline then the autocrapic shifted and quess what no power again untill redline.

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Horsepower 140 @ 7600 RPM
Torque 125 @ 6800 RPM

You have her hands down from a dig. From a roll you'd have her as long as you don't mis-shift. And with an Auto Tradgic, she'd be maybe around 100HP to the wheels and even Less Torque.
04-15-2006 08:29 AM
project2point celicas might be small but the are heavy
04-15-2006 08:28 AM
project2point you can take both the gts and the gt the gts is heavy do to the body it that massive spoiler and everythign else!
04-14-2006 11:46 PM
dantegl36 Thanks for the advice. I'll see if she wants to the drag strip, should be fun. I have respect for the racing women as well, I thaught my ex to drive on a 5-speed and she bought a 5-speed 92 turbo eclipse and has kicked many a guys ass in that thing.
04-14-2006 05:04 PM
focusedaddiction sounds like a drivers race to me, i don't think a few extra ponies would matter. a good launch will help you a bit. just my .02 cents worth
04-14-2006 03:58 PM
magic2119 And i'm not going to nag at you, but if you can, pay the 15 or 20 bucks and go to a drag strip to race. so much safer, and you dont have to worry about cops!
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