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The NA performance & Engine and transmissions maintenance thread







Introduction & Basics

Engines 101 - Get the basics right first.
Technical Engine specs. - The basics on what all those numbers and letters mean in the engine code.
Toyota BGB or Service & Repair Manuals. - Where to get the Toyota Service Manuals.
OBDI CEL Codes - If you've pulled a code check on the list here.
Resting your A/F ratio (Air fuel ratio) - A quick and easy task to rest your A/F ratio.
Fuel Economy. - Good or poor gas mileage?
Feasible and Non-feasible Swaps. - great info on what works, what doesn't & alternatives. (Includes the 2JZ swap)



Multiple Celica Engines

Maintenance:
How to replace your radiator - Great how to article, pictures, tools required.
Engine Oil & Oil Filter Change. - Covering how to change the oil in your 6Gen Celica.

Performance:
Cold Airbox. - Info about them and how to make one.
Custom Exhausts thread. - Sizing , shape & style for NA and Turbo.
Port & Polish. - (External Link) With details on porting & polishing a 3S-GTE head.




Celica specific Engines.



7A-FE & 7A-GE, AT200 (see here for 7A-FTE & 7A-GTE)

Info:
7A-FE USA specifications.- The 7A-FE specs.

Maintenance:
7A-FE Engine Repair Manual. - The AT200 7A-FE repair manual.
7A-FE Torque Specifications. - Covers all aspects: engine, transmission, brakes, suspension etc.
Building the 7A-FE. - Great info, also with what not to do.

Performance:
Cold Air Intake (CAI) for the ST. - How to make your own CAI for your ST Celica.
Making a Cold Air Intake (CAI) for the ST. - Another how to, to make your own CAI for your ST Celica.
Installing a Cat-back Exhaust system. - A great guide on installing the Greddy SP cat-back exhaust system.
Installing a Header/Extractors on the 7A-FE. - A great how to install a Header/Extractors on the 7A-FE engine.


5S-FE & 5S-GE, ST204 (see here for 5S-FTE & 5S-GTE)

Info:
5S-FE USA & Canadian specifications. - The 5S-FE specs.
Info about the 5S-GE/GTE engine - Great guide on how to build a hybrid 5S-GE/GTE engine. (pdfile)

Maintenance:
5S-FE Engine Repair Manual. - The ST204 5S-FE repair manual.
5S-FE Torque Specifications. - Covers all aspects: engine, transmission, brakes, suspension etc.
5S-FE Timing belt and/or Water Pump Replacement. - How to change your timing belt and/or Water Pump on the 5S-FE motor.
How to Replace Shift solenoids. - How to replace bad shifter solenoids on an automatic Celica GT.
Engine removal - Removing the 5S-FE.

Performance:
Cold Air Intake (CAI) for the GT. - How to make your own CAI for your GT Celica
SAFC II in a 94 GT. - A great write up on how to install the SAFC II.


3S-FE, ST202 or ST203

Info:
3S-FE Japanese specifications. - The 3S-FE specs.

Maintenance:

Performance:


3rd Gen 3S-GE & 3S-GE BEAMS, ST202

Info:
3S-GE Japanese specifications. - The 3S-GE specs.
3S-GE BEAMS Redtop Information Thread - Information thread about the BEAMS 3S-GE.
ACIS & BEAMS Discussion thread. - A discussion thread about the 3S-GE engine.

Maintenance:
(RM396E) 3S-GE Engine Repair Manual. - The ST202 3rd Gen 3S-GE engine repair manual. (pdfile)

Performance:
Guide to modifying the ST202 3S-GE. - A great guide on how to modify the 3rd 3S-GE.

Swapping:
3rd Gen 3S-GE swapping. - Info thread on swapping a 3S-GE into a USDM Celica AT200 or ST204
BEAMS 3S-GE Wiring. - Great info on what rewiring is required for USDM Celica's AT200 & ST204


3rd Gen 3S-GTE, ST205 & ST205 WRC edition (See here for more info)

Info:
3S-GTE Japanese specifications.- The 3S-GTE specs.

Maintenance:
(RM398E) 3S-GTE Repair Manual. - The ST205 3rd Gen 3S-GTE engine repair manual. (pdfile)
(RM399E) ST205 Chassis and Body Repair Manual. - The ST205 GT-Four Chassis & body repair manual. (pdfile)

Performance:
(see here for more info)

Swapping:



V6, 4A-GE series & other Swaps

Info:
Feasible and Non-feasible Swaps. - great info on what works, what doesn't & alternatives. (Includes the 2JZ swap)
Completed swap thread. - For those who have successfully swapped engines.
4A-GE info - great info if your thinking of swapping a 4A-GE into your AT200 Celica.
2GR-FE Discussion thread. - Discussion, info notes regarding swapping a 2GR-FE into a 6Gen Celica.
Maintenance:

Performance:




Transmissions, LSD & Clutch


Info:
USDM Transmission Gear Ratios. - The Gear ratios for auto and manual transmissions for the ST GT & GT-S.
Engine RPM vs Vehicle Speed Graphs. - Great info/graphs showing the vehicle speed (mph & km/h) for various engine speeds.
E series Transmission. - Great info on the GT4 transmission also has info converting them to 2WD.
Clutch kit options - Great info for USA members who have swapped a 3S-GTE, BEAMS or a V6 and are running either a S54 or E153 transmission.

Maintenance:
AT200 MT transmission fluid change. - Great guide on how to change your manual transmission fluid.
ST204 AT transmission fluid change. - Great guide on how to change your automatic transmission fluid.
Clutch Install video. - It's for a different engine, but the same principals apply.
How To Rebuild Your Clutch Master Cylinder - Great how to guide.
How To Rebuild Your Clutch Master Cylinder - Another great how to guide, and problem solve etc.
How to Replace Shift solenoids. - How to replace bad shifter solenoids on an automatic Celica GT.
Removing your transmission (MANUAL) 5sfe. - Great how to, great info if you need to replace your clutch aswell.

Swapping Transmissions:
Auto to manual check list. - A checklist of parts you need to swap in a manual transmission.
Auto to Manual Swap. - A guide on how to swap from an auto to a manual transmission.
Auto to manual swap. - Converting from an Auto to a Manual on a ST.
Converting the MR2 transmission for Celica use. - A great how to, on making the transmission work.

Performance:




How to articles:




Part Database
6GC part database - Covering performance parts.**Currently linked to our basic part list.**


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