1980 Toyota Celica Overview


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My Favorite Car I Owned While Growing Up by Brett
 — I chose this car on the strength of Toyota's reputation, and it never disappointed me. I used it daily for commuting to and from school over many years, and over almost 100,000 miles. The best part ... Read More
Super Strong by Mitch
 — i bought this car off of a friend in high school for 300 bucks. one day while driving to work someone pulled out in front of me and i slammed into the side of a him and the passenger side was really m... Read More
My Second Car by grc0456
 — This car was an upgrade from my 1976 Celica ST Coupe. It had more refinement and luxury features, plus newer body redesign with more up to date lines. Still had that great 20R engine though. I kept... Read More

1980 Toyota Celica Overview

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1980 Toyota Celica

The 1980 Toyota Celica got a slight makeover, mainly consisting of a new front end with square headlights instead of round and black instead of chrome bumpers.

The 1980 Toyota Celica was available as a coupe ST and GT and a hatchback GT. The engine was a four-cylinder, 2.2-liter engine.

Drivers of the 1980 Toyota Celica praise it for its typical Toyota reliability and longevity. The 1980 Celica is popular for racing, with most drivers upgrading their Celicas with custom modifications. However, owners say even th stock 1980 Celica has plenty of pickup, although it will not get to very high maximum speeds. The 1980 Celica is prone to rust.


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What Motors Are Compatible To Swap With A 20r Motor In A 1980 Toyota Celica...

Im looking to go bigger with the motor because while the 20R factory motor in it only has 60k on it its extremely lacking in power

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saw a 1980 toyota celica gt hatchback for sale the other day wondered about how much i should pay for it

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What Performance Upgrades An I Do On My 1980 Toyota Celica Gt Liftback

Just bought a 80 s celica an it runs ok but what can i do to make it better an faster. Plz help

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