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Hi all, 

greetings from Ireland. I’ve developed a bit of an obsession with modifying a Toyota Celica I bought a few years ago.....wondering if anyone else has gone down a similar path. 
gen 7 celicas are getting thin on the ground these days. 
 

it frightens me every time I look at the list of modifications how much I’ve spent on this......but no going back now ha. 

started off fairly innocently like.....
 

    TOYOTA CELICA VVTLI SPEC

 

New OEM wheel bearings F&R. 

New OEM hubs (rear). 

New OEM keyfob. 

New OEM track rod ends. 

New OEM fuel filter. 

New OEM starter motor. 

New OEM alternator. 

New OEM clutch slave cylinder. 

New OEM 2ZZ water pump.

New OEM VVL & VVT filters. 

New OEM rear badges (red).

New OEM bonnet release catch.

New OEM Oil pressure switch. 

New OEM PCV valve 

New OEM coolant temp sensor.

New OEM knock sensor. 

New OEM 370cc DENSO injectors (supercharged Lotus Elise).

New OEM injector insulators 

New OEM fuel rail spacers 

New OEM rear trunk cushions 

All OEM nuts & bolts replaced with A2 stainless steel wherever possible. 

All hose clips replaced with Mikalor heavy duty spring band clips. 

Diverse suspension technology complete chassis bushing set.

Custom resin injected engine mounts (f+r)

Cold air intake with K&N oversize filter.

Cosworth thermal barrier Intake plenum gasket. 

Thermatec thermal barrier throttle body gasket.

Competition clutch (stage 4).

Competition clutch lightweight flywheel 4.5kg.

Monkeywrench Racing (MWR)spec ARP high tensile flywheel bolts (8).

ARP clutch cover bolts (4).

HEL braided clutch hose. 

Speed source extended clutch push rod. 

Mocal 16 row Oil cooler. 

Mocal Oil cooler fitting kit. 

MWR underdrive pulley (alternator).

MWR underdrive pulley (water pump). 

MWR company block off plugs. 

Gates serpentine belt for use with MWR pulleys (A/C delete). 

HKS Oil filter.

Custom PPE stainless exhaust manifold. 

Custom stainless straight through exhaust with D2 racing back box (spoon N1).

MWR spec ARP exhaust header studs. 

Titanium exhaust heat wrap (engine back). 

Greddy magnetic drain plug.

Magnetic gearbox drain plug.

Speed source base bushing kit.

Solid brass shifter bushing kit.

Billet 2ZZ-GE engine Oil cap.

Burnt titanium gear knob.

TRD low temp thermostat.

Lotus exige NKG laser Iridium spark plugs (HR6). 

NKG ignition coils.

Walbro 255lph fuel pump kit. 

BC Racing external reservoir coilovers. 

STACK ST8130P display. 

Mishimoto aluminium radiator. 

MWR Cryo-Treated Titanium Nitride coated Oil pump gear in new OEM housing

MWR O2 sensor CEL delete.

Laile Beatrush front strut brace.  

Laile Beatrush rear strut brace. 

Laile Beatrush rear frame strut bar.

Laile beatrush under panel. 

Laine Beatrush drivers footrest. 

Gregs race parts valve cover block off plates. 

Custom coolant pipe block off (heater matrix) 

Custom center cold air feed.

Throttle body coolant feed delete. 

Power steering delete. 

Rear fog lights delete. 

Side repeaters delete. 

BBS RG362 forged wheels x 4. 

BBS red center caps 

Maxsport rally slicks 205/50/16

MWR spec ARP extended wheel stud kit. 

Radium fuel hose with gauge.

Radium fuel rail. 

Radium dual catch can. 

Radium coolant expansion tank. 

Radium dry break coupler. 

Radium banjo fittings X 2. 

Radium silicone coupler. 

Radium coolant tank cap 

MOMO Monte Carlo suede steering wheel with momo boss. 

MOMO stainless spring trunk clip. 

Recaro pole position FIA approved X 2.

Recaro seat brackets FIA approved X 2.  

Recaro sliding rails FIA approved X 2. 

Cusco type RS LSD.

Ultra Racing front torsion bar. 

JS performance silicone ancillary hose set. 

JS Performamce silicone coolant hose set. 

De-badged grill. 

Avensis caliper upgrade. 

M-tec C-hook front discs 295mm. 

M-tec C-hook rear discs 270mm

Goodrich speed bleeders X 4.

HEL stainless braided brake lines.

EBC greenstuff pads all round. 

Takata harnesses 

Harness bar.

Billet wheel spacers. 

 Fully flocked interior. 

Revotec Oil cooler duct. 

Superflex steering rack bushing kit.

@celica_2zzge_build on Instagram 

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Hello Keith - welcome to Toyota Owners Club.

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Hello and welcome Keith, nice spec list you have.

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Welcome to the club Keith.

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A nice way to spend £15k+, is the block built or is it stock internals, any head work ?

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Engine is internally stock for the moment.....will get it fully built eventually, stroker kit, throttle bodies, cosworth ported head etc. 
Saving the most costly modification till last 😅

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Get over to www.celica-club.co.uk that's one hell of a list pal you'll get a lot of admiration on there you can say I sent you!!!

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