Fastback Friday: 1977 Toyota Celica GT Liftback|Hooniverse

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Fastback Friday: 1977 Celica GT Liftback

Despite the fact that so many sold we are not likely to see many Japanese cars survive to be One of the reasons for that is the fact they were just as daily vehicles, reliably up hundreds of thousands of miles ending up in a junk yard, all up. That or they just away. In either case of these vehicles did not receive a lot of love, even the sporty or popular models.

This enthusiast-owned 1977 Celica can be considered one of the few survivors. Bonus, no mods and a reasonable price. Let’s see what…

From the ad:

Details. in the Southern Interior of British Price is $6,500

Here’s an opportunity to own a very Toyota. I have a 1977 GT Liftback in original paint original interior and original with 90K on it.

I am third owner and documentation from new including the warranty cards from It has the original tool bag and jack.

I the motor so that I could up the engine compartment.

The car had sat in a garage for 12 and I performed the engine bay restoration 5 ago. The car has about 1000 on it since I got it running and its only to car shows.

Exterior: Original has some bubbles starting but no I’ve buffed it out, a few dings but its in very reasonable The link below shows the of it. It has the halogen conversion, and I’ve the safety bumpers to smileys. were sourced from – chrome is very good no rust. The louvers are Cragar and NOS purchased off ebay. The glass has a blue factory tint.

Wheels are Konig rewinds Toyota centers. These falken 512′s on them and a great performer. The GT stripe is and it still has the dealer option of the rub

Interior: Original seats, floor mats, dash and working Toyota Cassette. was replaced as it was sagging and the shifter was as well as it was cracked. It has the original knob. There is no crack in the or any of the upholstery.

The ESP system works and will you if the battery is low, rad fluid attention, booster needs brake pads are too thin

Engine: I had the head off to replace the gasket ( precaution only) and the oil pan gasket, replaced the water thermostat and all rubber. The rad is new, and and clutch cylinders are new. The is new. All wheel cylinders and are new. Fuel pump is new and with a genuine new replacement. is new and is a centerforce clutch. The carb is and I have a rebuilt spare. I brand new factory hose to replace the not so nice ones and where necessary. It has a brand new custom exhaust with stainless 6″ can, 4″ stainless and stainless tip (sounds great – not but rumbly.

Driveline and Suspension: I have all fluids – there are no leaks. shocks have been with Tokico performance and I have new strut bearings and struts for the front.

Parts: I a fibreglass chin spoiler, pump, some electrical the lower dash, mirrors, chrome trim, speaker wind shield, quarter new stock springs and rotors and manuals.

I have the original and steel wheels which been sand blasted and

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I am willing to sell or trade and up the difference. I am looking for an 80 series in as condition as this car with and a full service history. no greater than 150K

If I can’t find the 80, I’ll take trade on 80 series and rear factory or ARB lockers 4.88′s, harness and switches/compressor. work something out.


So, question and answer:

and/or unique? Yes.

Good condition?

Fun? Yes.

Well Yes.

The 20R engine pretty cannot be killed. Part availability might be an not sure I don’t know the that well. The most thing — comportment owner. You can just from how the ad is written and the fact it’s posted on an enthusiast board. I want it. Buy it, play with it, sell it… if you’re in

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