View Full Version : Im the new guy

09-14-2010, 08:31 AM
hey everyone, im Ricardo from San Diego CA. Im 21 years old and i'v had my celica for almost 2 years now, time flies! Anyways she's a 1991 celica GT coupe, with an automatic transmission and stock 5sfe engine.
-The trunk hinges are broken but the trunk still opens and closes properly. -The paint is fading away from the passenger's side, but from the drivers side its like a dark teal color i would say.
-The interior is in great conditions, no cracked dash, no ripped seats.
-i have a 7in touchscreen dvd installed and it looks clean as if it were from the factory.

Mods to do:

rear drum to disc conversion
install 7th gen 5 spoke wheels
"the swap" (5sfe into 3sgte)
All-trac hood
paint it either black or a charcoal gray & get the rims painted black. what do you guys think?

09-14-2010, 08:44 AM
Sounds like a solid plan.

Welcome aboard.

09-14-2010, 09:38 AM
thnx for the welcome murgatroy

09-14-2010, 11:40 AM

Your plan sounds good.

09-14-2010, 05:11 PM
Welcome to the forum! Care to post pics of your car?

Good plan as far as mods go. Do you not have any plans for the suspension? I ride in a 91 GT Coupe regularly that has Koni yellows and Eibach Sportline (are those the springs?) springs, and the car rides and turns very well.

Good luck!

09-14-2010, 05:29 PM
ill keep those brands in mind vafalla, how much $$ is a fair price for a good suspension: front + back = ?

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& again thnx for the welcome nitro & vafalla!

09-14-2010, 08:48 PM
Konis cost about $800 for the front and rear, and Eibach Sportlines are just under $300 for front and rear. Those prices are from Koni's and Eibach's websites. Konis are awesome because they're infinitely adjustable, unlike KYBs which have a small number of settings. A rear sway bar is also good idea, but I don't know which brand is the best.

09-14-2010, 09:02 PM