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Old 06-05-2006, 09:42 AM   #1
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Compiled Performance Mod Info and FAQ's

The scope of this thread is to serve as a table of contents of common performance modification topics, questions, reviews, install notes and other relevant topics.

Below you will see topics in Bold Text followed by links to useful information on them. All new topics will be added by edits to the main table of contents, so check for changes and new topics frequently.
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Common Bolt-On Engine Performance Modifications

Cold air and short ram intakes

- Blue Bomber (BB) Mod for intakes

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=112681
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=205453


Airbox flapper delete

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=347192


Exhaust systems

- Common GT-S axle-back exhaust comparison by Turbo magazine

http://www.turbomagazine.com/tech/02...exhausts_test/

- Other GT-S exhausts

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=245404

- GT axle-back comparisons

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=245403

- Sound clip database

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=245405

- NOTE: TRD Kazuma was the only cat-back exhaust ever produced. All other are axle-back (Greddy is often advertized as a cat-back).

Exhaust headers and catalytic converters

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=204266

- "Race" headers

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=237200
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=230849
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=229905
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=230773

- Cat deletion, O2 simulation and plug defoulers

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=211552
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/show...threadid=15130

- Header ID and special considerations for 2003-05 model cars

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=205642
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=205889

- Ceramic insulation coating

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=196963

- Exhaust manifold studs

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=213279
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=192388

- Header install guide

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=205898

Underdrive pulleys & undampened pulleys

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=110791
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=111107
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=111206
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=21926
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=119577

Scam/eBay Mods that don't work

- The Tornado

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=75366

- Fuel line magnets

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=10916

- Air temperature sensor resistor

Other External Engine Modifications

Lubrication system

- Oil coolers

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=133494
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/show...d.php?t=194155

- Oil pans

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=177967

Cooling system

- Radiators

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=202486

- Low temperature thermostats

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=210420
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=184035

Fuel system

- Fuel pumps

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=189412
http://monkeywrenchracing.com/mwr_fuel_system.html

- Stock vs. Walbro 255 lph

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=190656

- Fuel injectors

http://monkeywrenchracing.com/mwr_fuel_system.html

Ignition system

- Spark plugs

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/show....php?p=3176302

- Ignition coils

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=151267
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=149615

Belt tensioner/drive belt noise and part revision

http://www.radphys.com/TSB_Belt_Tensioner.pdf
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=158699

Removal of air conditioning compressor

https://newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=190815

Internal Engine Modifications

Camshafts

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=209845
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=206868

Valves, springs and retainers

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=188039
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=212987
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=206435

Cylinder head porting & polishing

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/show....php?p=3670976
http://sportcompactcarweb.com/tech/0...cylinder_head/

Big bore throttle body

Pistons and compression ratios

- Forged vs. cast pictons

Connecting rods

Cylinder liners and sleeves

Crankshafts

Oil pumps

ARP head and main studs

Performance and low-compression head gaskets

High performance rod and main bearings

Performance surface treatments

- Low friction, oil dispersant, flow coatings

- Cryogenic treatment

Professional engine builders

Drivetrain Modifications

Clutches

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=208709

Flywheels

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=70710

- Flywheel bolt information

Limited-slip differentials (LSD)

- Clutch-type vs. helical

Short shifters

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=210641

Upgraded/strengthened transmissions

- Aftermarket gearsets

- Cryogenic treatment

- Common transmission damage and part revisions

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=214602
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=192866

- 3S-GTE (E153) transmission conversion

Automatic transmission upgrades

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=101611

Performance/custom axles

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=214072

Engine mounts and urethane bushings

Shifter bushings and braided clutch lines

- Shifter base bushings

- Shift cable bushings

- Brainded stainless clutch lines

Engine control, electronics, gauges

ECU Tuning Forum

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=208

A'PEXi Power FC

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=191180
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=191180
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=187685

Greddy E-Manage/E-Manage Ultimate

Hydra EMS

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=212257

Power Enterprises CAMCON

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=213242

Split Second

AEM EMS

A'PEXi S-AFC/S-AFC II/V-AFC

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=113708

Dastek UNICHIP

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=54151

Jet Chip

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=96516

Venom 400

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=20630

OEM Toyota ECU

- Versions of ECU and part numbers

- Rev limiter conversion for 2002 model year GT-S

- Check Engine Light (CEL) codes and "resetting" the ECU

- ECU pinout for GT-S

- Learning function of ECU

Changing "lift" engagement point on 2ZZ-GE engines

Drive by wire (DBW) to cable throttle conversion

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=205309

Mechanical vs. Electrical gauges

Oil pressure and temperature gauges

Water temperature gauges

Wideband oxyegn (O2) sensors

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=188457

- Why air/fuel gauges are different than widebands and don't work

Exhaust gas temperature (EGT) gauges

Forced Induction: Turbochargers, Superchargers and Nitrous

Forced Induction & Nitrous Forum

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=46

Turbo system FAQ

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=199226

Turbocharger kits

- C2 Power (C2) http://www.c2power.com/

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=211486

- Hass Pro Turbo http://www.hassturbo.com/

- XS Engineering http://www.xs-engineering.com/xsstor...&idproduct=634

- Stafford Fabrication (SF)

- ATR

- David Draper (DD)

DIY turbo systems

Turbocharger manufacturers

- Garrett http://www.turbobygarrett.com/

- Turbonetics http://www.turboneticsinc.com/

- HKS http://www.hksusa.com/

- Greddy http://www.greddy.com/

- IHI http://www.ihi-turbo.com/

Turbocharger distributors

- ATP http://www.atpturbo.com/

- Precision Turbo http://www.precisionturbo.net/

Wastegates and blow off valves (BOV)

- Differences between internal and external wastegates

Intercoolers

- Air-to-air

- Air-to-water

- Differences

Boost controllers

http://sportcompactcarweb.com/tech/0...boost_control/

How much turbo boost is safe to run?

Cold air intakes on turbos

Supercharger kits

- Greddy

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/show....php?p=3513108
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=229926

- Blitz

DIY supercharger systems

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=167507

How do I raise the boost on a supercharger?

How much supercharger boost is safe to run?

Can I intercool my supercharger?

Is the Electric Supercharger legit?

Turbocharger vs. supercharger

Costs of forced induction systems

Spark plugs for forced induction

Clutches for forced induction

Boost gauges

Nitrous FAQ's and Install

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=42600

Nitrous kit manufacturers

- Nitrous Oxide Systems (NOS)

- Nitrous Express (NX)

- Zex

Nitrous system types

- Wet

- Dry

- Wet vs. dry

How much nitrous (shot) is safe to run?

Other Performance Topics

Suggestions for first time modders

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=128245

Weight reduction

- Guide to weight reduction

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=206358

- Lightweight wheels and wheel diameter

- What does weight reduction do?

Engine swaps

- 2ZZ-GE (GT-S) into Celica GT chassis

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=226223

- 3S-GTE swap (2nd Gen MR2 and 5th Gen Celica All-Trac)

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=187790

- Other engines

Drag racing

- 1/4 Mile Database

https://www.newcelica.org/other/tracktimes/index.php

- Setup and technique

Technical Topics

Repair & Maintenance Forum

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=52

Celica Repair Manual - Toyota Big Green Book (BGB)

https://www.newcelica.org/other/techn...ls/volume1.pdf
https://www.newcelica.org/other/techn...ls/volume2.pdf

- Toyota Tech Info Website

Technical Service Bulletins (TSB) and maintenance schedules

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=59
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=60

General car specifications and maintenance schedules

https://www.newcelica.org/other/technical/specs/00.jpg
https://www.newcelica.org/other/technical/specs/01.jpg
https://www.newcelica.org/other/technical/specs/02.jpg

ASE papers on 2ZZ-GE engine

http://www.radphys.com/2zz_ge_article.pdf

VVTi and VVL systems

http://users.ameritech.net/trdcelica...xplanation.pdf

Basic fuel injection controls information

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=84901

Common acronyms and abbreviations

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=214876

Gasoline and octane number

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=197220
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=202049

Oils and gear lubes

Dynomometer (dyno) types

- Dynojet Model 248C

- Dynapack

- Mustang

- Dyno Dynamics

- Manufacturer engine dynos

How a dyno works/what it reads

http://sportcompactcarweb.com/tech/0..._sport_tuning/

Comparison of different dynos

Reviews of dynos and dyno shops

Bad/fake dyno information

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=206533
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=196242
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The above list is a work in progress. If there are other topics you feel should be included, please post about them and the list can be edited. Any topic without a link needs one, so if you have appropriate threads, please post links to them.
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Here's the best overall link for the 1zz Toga HV oil pump:
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=162373
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Old 07-27-2006, 11:20 AM   #5
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add this:

2ZZ head onto 1ZZ block info:

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=219979
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Greddy Supercharger Water/Meth Injection
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=229926

Greddy Supercharger buying info/prep sheet
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/show...08#post3513108
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Greddy Supercharger Water/Meth Injection
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=229926

Greddy Supercharger buying info/prep sheet
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/show...08#post3513108
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Link to info on Dyno Comparions
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Link to info on compression Ratios

https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=255221
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Some important info on Piper cams:

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can someone move this into the install guide section? I have to keep using the search in order to find this...
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Then add it to your favorites.

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Scam/eBay Mods that don't work

electric supercharger-
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/show...c+supercharger

jet chip-
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/show...ight=jet+chips

performance module-(fake POS)
http://www.nextlevelracing.com/

Big bore throttle body

maxbore-
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/show...+throttle+body

trial throttle body-
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/show...+throttle+body

Automatic transmission upgrades

High stall torque converters-
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/show...rque+converter

valve body recalibration-
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/show...+recalibration

Engine mounts and urethane bushings

ES poly inserts-
https://www.newcelica.org/forums/showthread.php?t=128788
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