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Toyota Celica GT-Four

Discussion in 'Showroom' started by TIMELESS, Sep 6, 2011.

  1. TIMELESS

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    Since I keep spamming my 'Car Dilema' thread.. I might as well make this instead :lol:

    This is our Toyota Celica GT-Four WRC (homologation model) with 169,857 miles on the clock and still going strong! As it's the rare WRC model it comes with a Recaro SR drivers seat, white OZ Racing WRC wheels and some stronger engine parts. It was recently dyno'd at 220bhp, 20-30 down from standard, but still a good figure for the miles and age, and it still does 0-60 in 6 seconds or under :)

    We plan to buy new plugs, leads, dizzy and rotor, air intake and boost controller to make a good 280-310bhp. Sometime in the future we may even go for a rebuild upto 400bhp.. but only time will tell...

    The rare OZ WRC wheels just came back from being refurb'd and painted..
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  2. Soundwave

    Soundwave Can You Hear It?

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    Looks nice, Now i want to see more pics of the car. :cheeky:
     
  3. superhyper

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    ^Basically what he said. The rims are beautiful :drool2: And I love celicas :)
     
  4. ZacDaMan72

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    I have one too! but mine is in red.
     
  5. TIMELESS

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    I did some research and it turns out this is #97 of 2500 WRC models :D

    2 new pics:
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  6. T1M

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    Nice Lexus doors! :D

    The Toyota ain't bad either. :cheeky:
     
  7. TIMELESS

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    Haha thanks Tim :p All shiney from the last time we waxed/polished her.
     
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  8. randomsox10

    randomsox10 Hachi-Roku

    I love that Celica. Looks like a great car to drive. And the fact that it's been going that long and still having properly quick performance is impressive.
     
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  9. The Compensator

    The Compensator Future heel&toe historian

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    Very nice Toyotas you have! 160k on the Celica is pretty good, looks you take care of it. :nods: What engine does the IS have? Diesel?
     
  10. RX_37

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    220 bhp, was that in the engine or on the wheels? If it's on the wheels which i assume it's perfectly normal. There is always a power loss of something like 20-40 bhp from the engine to the wheels on all cars, more on 4WD cars since there's a lot more stuff that needs turning.

    A front mounted intercooler is said to give a decent amount of horsepower on these. You should look into that.

    Looks good tho :)
     
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  11. TIMELESS

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    Thanks! 176k now :D And yes we do, washed atleast once a week, we give her the genuine Toyota stuff too, when she needs it. And yes the IS is the 220d, brilliant engine.. 400nm of goodness.

    220bhp at the engine, normally I think it's around 200-210 at the wheels, like you said about the loss from 4WD. I'd say she should make a bit more now that she's had a good service. Probably wouldn't bother with an FMIC until we're over 300. Intake, exhaust (we already have custom made one) and boost controller gets a good 280-300bhp, so that'd probably be first.

    Cheers!

    Thanks dude, it is. They're seriously strong engines, this one survived a fire* (seriously) and it still goes like new.

    Will have to get a good video sometime.. needs a mount though, any suggestions? :hmmm:

    *note: we now carry an extinguisher with us.. xD
     
  12. randomsox10

    randomsox10 Hachi-Roku

    It survived a fire?!? That really is impressive. As for a camera mount, I would either tape it to the seat headrest or find a cheap mount for your phone.
     
  13. TIMELESS

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    Haha yup. Ironically enough while sitting outside the mechanics. Some pipe under the chargecooler got blocked up with oil and exploded. Liking the ideas lol. Would maybe prefer a dash mount though, I might try the one we got for my dad's Galaxy and see if it fits a camera... :hmmm:
     
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  14. TIMELESS

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    Time for a wee bump. 4 years and 10,000 miles later the Celica is finally getting some pretty things:

    HKS Hi-Power (3" front to back, 4"? tip)
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    BC Racing suspension all round:
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    Shiny aluminium radiator and new hoses:
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    I'm many excites. Coming soon: wheel refurbishment (again but properly), new seats, possibly a new intake, eventually a respray.
     
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  15. Microphone

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    Shiny things are shiny, nice :nods: When are they being fitted? I need a SC of the new exhaust sound when it's on, don't expect me to be positive about it, i'm just intrigued by it :p

    If this is not enough to encourage you to get your frigging Driving Licence then what the hell will be? :p
     
  16. TIMELESS

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    Exhaust tomorrow hopefully or Friday, suspension and radiator on Monday. And don't worry it's got a silencer so it shouldn't sound yobbish or stupidly loud (I'm looking at you Type R with 3" straight-through) :p

    And the application form is ready to be sent off, just need to get some pics of my beautiful face. :nods:
     
  17. Microphone

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    I thought you said 'your type-r' then I was like :hmmm: do i have memory issues? :p

    The application has been ready to be sent off for ages (days, MAYBE EVEN A WEEK) now, get your act together :nods:
     
  18. TIMELESS

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    Well I didn't have £72 (!!!!!) to throw about :( I'll get a thread up for my exciting 206 soon, I'm sending it off for servicing, fixing and MOT-ing next week or the week after while I wait for my licence.
     
  19. The Compensator

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    Just don't wreck it on your first day of having driving licence.
     
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