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> 5sfe to 3sgte (3rd gen), Engine swaps
post Aug 7, 2017 - 12:44 AM
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Hi my name is Mark, and I have recently blew my rods in my daily 1992 Celica GT. I took this as a sign that its time for me to start building experience and experimenting so I can grow and better myself as an apprentice.

(I am currently in school for a tech in Canada and just finished level 1 so I have a little bit of knowledge. Not a whole lot of experience but I do have the capacity to learn)

I was thinking of just going all out and make my daily a project. With the encouragement of a few friends, I made the decision of sourcing a 3sgte and dropping it in my GT, and if possible converting it to 4WD (I read that the GT and GT-S have the same setup as the All Trac and the hole drive shaft is already there.) I was wondering if there was anything I should know and if you could recommend where I can get the parts from or just advice in general as I have never done anything like this before. Your help would be much appreciated. if you would like to continue privately. Thanks!

Edit: I know this probably has been asked many times but I havent found anything recent about this. So the market may be different. Which is why I am writing this now.
post Nov 5, 2017 - 9:46 PM
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sorry you read wrong. the 5th gen celica and All-Trac have nothing in common except they look similar. the tunnel is not wide enough for a driveshaft. it would take more fabrication than you can imagine to put a rear end in the car. stick with your original plan and just swap in a 3S.


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1997 Supra TT 6speed
1997 Celica 3MZ/1MZ swap
1990 Celica All-Trac

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