1972 Toyota Celica Overview


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My First True Love. My Baby...i Still Have The Gear Shift Knob (sniff) by Meridien
 — My Celica was the first car I owned, and I loved it. I paid $3000 for it brand new. Drove it for 150K, no joke, before it blew an oil seal and died. Farewell, old friend...I drove it from Chicago to G... Read More
It Was The Energizer Bunny Of It's Time! by malfitt
 — I LOVED this car so much that when I sold it off, I missed it and never got over it. Many years later, I bought a second one. It was fun to drive, though a bit short on accessories. It was comfortable... Read More
Celcia Was Not Solid But It Was Dependable. by Carioca
 — I had a 72 Celica my final 2 years of college in upstate New York. It had 2 flaws - it was made of rust and lost its voltage regulator evey few months (salt water leaking from the fender will do that.... Read More

1972 Toyota Celica Overview

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1972 Toyota Celica

The Toyota Celica celebrated its first birthday in the U.S. in 1972. It was still a very new car, and as such, it was virtually unchanged from the previous year. The 1972 Toyota Celica was available in a single trim in America, the ST coupe. It had a four-cylinder, 2-liter engine.

The 1972 Celica was popular with drivers who liked Toyota's fast-growing reputation for quality, but who also wanted something more exciting than the Corolla. Now, first-generation Celicas have dedicated fans who post pictures of their customized 1970s-era Celicas on a number of web sites.


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Toyota Celica Questions


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I have 4 6 inch Ronal mags for it and 2 hi/low Cibie headlights

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How can i convert a FWD Toyota 4AGE engine to a RWD engine. What transmission of an engine am i going to used to fit the engine? others say, used the 18R transmission, while others say, used the 3AU ...

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Where Can I Find Parts For My 1972 Celica?

Im looking for parts for my 1972 celica. I cant find anything here for it. Im looking for the marker lights, tail lights and windshield. Thanks

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Can the 72 TA22 Celica take 15inch wheels and with what drawbacks or problems? Tyres 185/55 R15

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What is the fuse pattern on the fuse box?

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