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klapa
12-18-2010, 05:43 PM
Perhaps this is a stupid question - but is there any difference between wide body (GTS/AllTrac) rear quarters and narrow body (GT/ST)?

I am wondering as I believe I will build my "parts car" GTS using the bottom end of my engine from my GT and thus end up with a GT as a "parts car" and the GTS as a driver.

My AllTrac needs a rear quarter and I wondered if the GT might be hacked to provide such.

klapa
12-18-2010, 07:35 PM
So - just so I am clear on my basic question here -

Does anybody know whether or not narrow body and wide body fifth generation Celica rear quarter panels are the same or different?

I have both car types - but don't know anything about body work - so maybe somebody can tell me what to measure?

187flatliner
12-18-2010, 07:45 PM
wheres the captain when you need him. i would think you could graph the two and weld . alot of bodywork tho.

The Captain
12-18-2010, 08:22 PM
Different. Not interchangeable. GTS=Alltrac body and vice versa.

187flatliner
12-18-2010, 09:40 PM
With that said.....no

Car_Barn_Bandit
12-18-2010, 11:42 PM
I have seen someone cut the fenders off and weld them onto a car in need of rust repairing.

Slider
12-22-2010, 03:14 AM
They're wider around the wheel arches, I think they can be used but it you would have to replace both sides for it to look right. I haven't seen it done but I don't see why it would be a problem. Why not just find a GT-S in a junkyard and yank those quarter panels?

Tecker184
12-22-2010, 04:38 AM
what side do you need i have a very nice passenger side gt-s rear quarter

Lofty
12-25-2010, 03:06 PM
Wide is 100 times nicer looking.