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Maciej PL
03-08-2010, 05:45 PM
Hallo Everyone!
My name is Maciej
Age: 34
Loacation: Poznań Poland
Occupation: architect main/ mechanic hobby
Ride: 1995 Celica 1,8 ST
1970 Ford Taunus Coupe GT 1600
1971 Ford Taunus Coupe XL 2,8V6
1987 Toyota Starlet 1.3
2004 Yamaha R1



My intension is to swap a GT engine 3sge into ST


Greetings to All CelicaTech and Celica car Fans.

METDeath
03-08-2010, 08:40 PM
You may want to start with a GT base, as the 5S-FE and the 3S-GTE share motor mounts, it will make the job a lot easier.

However, you can just change the mounts in the ST to fit the 3S-GTE, just requires solid welding skills.

Murgatroy
03-08-2010, 08:50 PM
The GT in Europe came with a 3SGE Marshall, he is not talking about swapping a 3SGTE, but a 3SGE.

You will have to weld in a motor mount and use the donor car's tranny, crossmember, harness and ECU.

Honestly, there is little to be gained versus keeping the GT, unless it is wrecked and the ST has a blown motor.

METDeath
03-08-2010, 10:38 PM
Ah right, lucky everyone else (except maybe Australia?) got the 3S-GE in the GT... sucks to be in America some times... oh well.

Maciej PL
03-10-2010, 07:01 PM
Ok thx for replay
let's continue this topic in my other post

http://www.celicatech.com/forums/showthread.php?t=46358