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V8 Celica


nialusa
01-26-2005, 03:22 PM
with enough money, anything is possible.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v472/nialusa/LexusV8in185.jpg

I want one NOW.

90celi-lover
01-26-2005, 03:40 PM
oooo looks good . i would take one , what is it running in the 1/4 mile and hp?

nialusa
01-26-2005, 03:44 PM
oooo looks good . i would take one , what is it running in the 1/4 mile and hp?

Havnt got a clue, its an American creation using a Lexus engine, it aint gonna be too slow though, wont be as quick as the GT4 but will have oooodles of torque and much RWD fun, many smiles per mile. :iceslolan

90celi-lover
01-26-2005, 03:47 PM
no doubt :iceslolan

skaterblader23
01-26-2005, 10:07 PM
I have pics of another v8 celica....its nuts and the photographer of it is a member of another forum im in

Yaggus
01-27-2005, 07:45 AM
there is an ST 185 GT4 in Australia that has been converted to RWD and has the same Toyota V8 installed.... and they twin turboed it :P

its mad...

typhon
01-27-2005, 07:49 AM
Would putting a V8 into a Celica not take away from the whole fun of a high revving four, One of the best parts of the celica. Would be interesting though. How long until Toyota brings out a replacement for the dieing Celica?

91 Celica St
01-27-2005, 12:30 PM
the replacemnet was technically the TC...fucking hate those cars there 3000+ pounds and handle like shit

skaterblader23
01-27-2005, 09:59 PM
they are 2900lbs :-P

91 Celica St
01-28-2005, 01:16 PM
no there curb weight is 3050 w/o any options, more with options, goto scions main webiste

SigmaProjects
01-28-2005, 03:05 PM
the celica looks freagin sweet

Vip09
01-30-2005, 02:59 AM
Would putting a V8 into a Celica not take away from the whole fun of a high revving four, One of the best parts of the celica. Would be interesting though. How long until Toyota brings out a replacement for the dieing Celica?

There have been no prototypes made that would look like an 8th gen celica. It's going to be a good while before we see another Celica.

blakscorpion21
01-30-2005, 10:32 PM
arent they coming out with a new celica supra to replace them both

Vip09
01-30-2005, 10:41 PM
arent they coming out with a new celica supra to replace them both

No. Lexus is coming out with a supercar though. Expected price tag is over $100,000

typhon
01-31-2005, 11:41 AM
I heard something about a new supra having a 6cylinder engine plus an electric engine but nothing would be talked about until the they had some formula 1 success. Will let you know if i can find those pics and the article.

typhon
01-31-2005, 11:51 AM
If you wanted to take a look at the story just click here http://www.caranddriver.com/article.asp?section_id=29&article_id=8940

nialusa
01-31-2005, 01:22 PM
Dont see the point in Toyota producing such an expensive car, who`s gonna wanna buy one, with that money you could buy a Ferrari, Porsche TVR or an Aston Martin. Looks nice though.

typhon
01-31-2005, 02:03 PM
In the states i think the cheapest ferrari is over $180000. not big into ferari so not too sure. its main compitition would be Porsche 911 or the dodge viper i think. Yeah i think they should be making this not a supercar but a car more aimed a bit more expensive than an Audi tt or somethin like$50 - $60000. Would make more sense. There are enough super cars already.

nialusa
01-31-2005, 02:12 PM
The Celica GT4 was 30,000 brand new, they should go for something in that range, allowing for inflation etc

typhon
01-31-2005, 02:25 PM
Speaking from the british point of view, If toyota could undercut TVR, Noble and any other small sportscar company's and sell the new Supra for like 40000. i would be really impressed. It also depends what price bracket nissan puts the new skyline GTR into.

Vip09
01-31-2005, 11:10 PM
If you wanted to take a look at the story just click here http://www.caranddriver.com/article.asp?section_id=29&article_id=8940

Yes, that's the one I was talking about.

91 Celica St
02-01-2005, 12:42 AM
there is no sykline gtr cmoing to america its called the infinity gtr...ill find an article about it, all it is, isa g35 body/chassi with a different version of the VQ35det in it called the VQ32dett (thicker wall less displacment and twin turbo)... and its all wheel drive instead of RWD....it will not have the name SKyline on it

typhon
02-01-2005, 06:57 AM
Yeah but it is the same car that will be released in Japan with the Skyline name. i prefer that body shape to the 350Z but the vehicle is heavier. vip09 What is the tire size on your car?

SigmaProjects
02-01-2005, 01:54 PM
Dont see the point in Toyota producing such an expensive car, who`s gonna wanna buy one, with that money you could buy a Ferrari, Porsche TVR or an Aston Martin. Looks nice though.

Toyota is doing it for the same reason that Porcshe did, make an extremely expensive 500hp super car, the Carrera GT cuz they sell. Toyota has been really lax with trying to market their lesser expensive sports cars and feels they make more money off of their other cars. If you go to their japanese website you can see how many other cars they make. http://toyota.jp/carlineup/index.html

Since they don't want to try and make money off of large volume sports cars they decided to take the super car route (Using their F1 success as the marketing tool) and sell small quantity cars for a high price since it seems like they're aiming the car to be as good as a Carrera GT, SL55 or higher end Ferrari with cutting the prices of the competitors by 30K-300K. If they accomplish that type of pricing I would be estatic.

Not sure if you guys have seen these spy pics, as they are old, but some may have not seen them. So here's an updated article http://www.thecarconnection.com/index.asp?article=7819

Vip09
02-02-2005, 05:46 AM
vip09 What is the tire size on your car?

They are 215/45/17's.

Mazdarider
02-02-2005, 07:51 PM
OK, first lets see, the wing on the back of that V8 celica looks like shit,
i had to say it all you guys are talkin about how good it looks, come on.
Nothing aginst V8 but a rice burner isn't supposed to have an 8.
If the V8 isn't making over 300hp fuck it go with the four the money you spend on an eight could go to a turbo or nitrous.

01 Mazda 626
2.2 DOHC five speed
turbo eight psi boost
1/4 in 12.67

90 Celica
2.0 DOHC five speed
everyday fun

oh and of course headers, exhaust, wheels.
Toyo 17'' Nitto tires. :lol2: :2cents: :bananasmi :banghead:

skaterblader23
02-02-2005, 09:46 PM
"...Apparently, a premeire is possible at the 2005 Tokyo Motor Show. Engine will be a 500HP V-10. More information on The Car Connection. It appears to be quite different then the Volta, with the rear looking somewhat like the MKIV Supra."


Thats the quote...

you can see pics of it here ---> http://www.toyotacelicaonline.com/rumors.htm#supercar


The Celica isnt coming back anytime soon...so dont count on it.

skaterblader23
02-02-2005, 09:47 PM
I also found a Rotary Powered Celica...it was a '73 i believe with a 13B Mazda Rotary Engine.

This thing was nuts.

nialusa
02-03-2005, 04:18 AM
OK, first lets see, the wing on the back of that V8 celica looks like shit,
i had to say it all you guys are talkin about how good it looks, come on.
Nothing aginst V8 but a rice burner isn't supposed to have an 8.
If the V8 isn't making over 300hp fuck it go with the four the money you spend on an eight could go to a turbo or nitrous.

01 Mazda 626
2.2 DOHC five speed
turbo eight psi boost
1/4 in 12.67

90 Celica
2.0 DOHC five speed
everyday fun

oh and of course headers, exhaust, wheels.
Toyo 17'' Nitto tires. :lol2: :2cents: :bananasmi :banghead:

I think your missing the whole point of why the origional V8 engine swapped picture was put there in the first place, around the Celica Forum thee has been alot of chat about engine swaps etc and what could be done, So I posted it to show what is possible, not to make it a "rice burner" as you put it, noone here apart from you has mentioned that. (maybe you mean the "V10" concept/test car) Its all about having something that is unique or rare, as it turns out this conversion has been done on other cars. just putting a turbo or NOS on your car justy puts you on the same boat as alot of other car modders. Talking about boats, how the hell do you get a 626 with only 8psi of boost down the quater in 12.67secs, what did you do? take the proppeller off??

typhon
02-03-2005, 08:43 AM
Its amazing what people say they can do on the internet. Unless i actually see it with my own eyes i tend not to believe people. Its true you can do anything with enough money. A V8 in a celica not my cup of tea but impressive none the less. Engine swaps is completely out of league.

blakscorpion21
02-03-2005, 09:24 AM
yea i agree with nialusa i think mazdarider is full of shit about his 626 either way the wing on the v10 is not even permanent they just slapped it on to do the test run

91 Celica St
02-03-2005, 02:06 PM
"i hate internet fags"

8 psi on a 6262 and you run 12's....right... that would take 300+WHP to do, not to mention planting the power on the 626 open diff... cool dude

nialusa
02-03-2005, 02:59 PM
Hehehehe, its been a while since there has been a roasting here on the Celica forum, I love it when people come over from other forums and start posting shite about how fast their car is. Roast away boys..... :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

91 Celica St
02-03-2005, 03:06 PM
as for the wing on the back stament
yes wings are for planes
but there is a little something called downforce wtich is needed when reaching high speeds....withought downforce at 200+ mph your car would lift in the air and launch, can anyone web host something for me...

an FD3S (91-96 rx-7 TT) at 215 dosent have anydownfoarce, you see the car suck to the gorund hella quci then launch about 15 feet in the air...

at 60 MPH you have DOUBLE the drag at 40 MPH

Vip09
02-03-2005, 03:59 PM
as for the wing on the back stament
yes wings are for planes
but there is a little something called downforce wtich is needed when reaching high speeds....withought downforce at 200+ mph your car would lift in the air and launch, can anyone web host something for me...

an FD3S (91-96 rx-7 TT) at 215 dosent have anydownfoarce, you see the car suck to the gorund hella quci then launch about 15 feet in the air...

at 60 MPH you have DOUBLE the drag at 40 MPH


I can host it.. vipmetal09@gmail.com

typhon
02-04-2005, 06:07 AM
I believe they say that its 120mph before your wing is really any use. How come cars like a Lambo Gallardo and Aston DB9 don't have wings?

nialusa
02-04-2005, 11:46 AM
The Celica WRC wing becomes effective at 70MPH (proven by rally team testing) it just stops the backend from being so skittish, Gallardo`s etc dont have wings cause of thier body shape, and the undertrays that they use "suck" the car to the tarmac. Plus Aston Martins often weight in at over 2 tons, you`d need a wing so big it would slow the car down, even formula 1 wings only just produce 2 tons of downforce.

91 Celica St
02-04-2005, 11:58 AM
its sorta like whya 3000gt vr-4 has the activy stability wing thing...it rotates 15 degress downward, or sumthing to that extent when it goes ofer 60 MPH to create more downforce

i wanna find a story about how an f-1 driver was driving on the track at like 180 and his car bottemed out at this little ass bump in the road, and he lost all his downforce and launched off the track and died...haha i saw it on the history channel about 3 months ago

91 Celica St
02-04-2005, 11:59 AM
haha howed it go from v8 celicas to downforce?

Accord Type R
02-05-2005, 04:29 AM
isnt that in a lexus too?

91 Celica St
02-08-2005, 02:35 PM
haha i love seeing little crx's with b18's dirve aroudn my town with big ass aluminum wings

blakscorpion21
02-08-2005, 05:44 PM
is it true that toyota is ditching the mr2 as well as the celica. whats wrong with them all their good cars are going to shit

SigmaProjects
02-08-2005, 11:07 PM
OK, first lets see, the wing on the back of that V8 celica looks like shit,
i had to say it all you guys are talkin about how good it looks, come on.
Nothing aginst V8 but a rice burner isn't supposed to have an 8.
If the V8 isn't making over 300hp fuck it go with the four the money you spend on an eight could go to a turbo or nitrous.

Are you talking about that black concept (the V-8 celica pic in the first post had no other pics other than that, didn't see a spoiler). Since they would never show anything final, I'm sure that is just a test for aerodynamics. And 300hp? I'm sure it's going to make way over that since it's suppose to be a super car. But then again maybe you're talking about that first pic which i didn't see a spoiler. I don't know why it's about spoilers all of a sudden.

And yes they're ditching the celica and MR-S since they don't make enough money in Toyota's eyes to be profitable compared to their other cars and believe that letting them go won't hurt their other sales and believe that they can make money off of a new super car that they are making.

Anyone know the specs on that V8 celica (from the first post)? Looks like a 3rd gen.

SigmaProjects
02-09-2005, 01:07 AM
oops guess it's not a 3rd, but wasnt' that model a FWD car?

nialusa
02-09-2005, 05:00 AM
All I know is the V8 came from a lexus, and its in a 5th gen Celica.

SigmaProjects
02-09-2005, 03:38 PM
yea, looks like they made the car RWD

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