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Useful info that's lumped together for reference purposes.

Note - that these are the original specifications, and not the specifications of a modified part.


 

Specifications
What? Specification Note
Length 4420mm  
Width 1750mm  
Height 1305mm  
Wheel base 2540mm
2535mm
EEC countries
Non EEC countries
Ground clearance ?  
Luggage capacity ?  
Max power 239bhp @ 6000rpm Note this is the UK figures. Jap figures quote an increased bhp of 255. This is probably due to their different fuel i.e. higher RON
Max torque 223lbft @ 4000rpm  
Kerb weight 1440kg  
Gross weight ?  
0 - 60mph 6.3s Sounds a little conservative, this is a sub 6s car...
1/4 mile ?  
Max speed 152mph 245kmh
Fuel tank capacity 68 litres  
Fuel consumption at 56 34.9 mpg  
Fuel consumption at 75 28.8 mpg  


 

Engine
What? Specification Note
Engine name 3S-GTE Revision 3 of this engine
Engine type 4 cylinder 16 valve DOHC  
Engine material Block - cast iron
Head - aluminium alloy
 
Combustion chamber Pent roof  
Bore 86.0mm 3.39"
Stroke 86.0mm 3.39"
Capacity 1998cc 123 cu in
Compression ratio 8.5 : 1 165 - 8.5:1

185 - 8.8:1

Piston Hypereutectic Oil squirter fitted underneath each piston
Max rpm 7250  
Compression test 164psi+ Minimum pressure 128psi. Cylinders not to differ by more than 14psi
Inlet valve clearance 0.15 - 0.25mm Shim under bucket
Exhaust valve clearance 0.28 - 0.38mm Shim under bucket
Inlet valve diameter 33.5mm 3 angle valve job as standard
Exhaust valve diameter 29.0mm 3 angle valve job as standard
Inlet camshaft 240 degrees 8.7mm lift
Exhaust camshaft 236 degrees 8.2mm lift
Injector size 540cc Side fed injectors, low impedance 2.8Ω
Fuel pressure without engine running 33 - 39psi  
Fuel pressure with engine running 36psi above inlet pressure All the GT4s feature a rising rate FPR
Oil pressure 4.3psi+ - idle
36 - 71psi - 5000rpm
Fitted with a 6bar oil pressure regulator

Note the pressure is 4.3psi - there is a typo in the Toyota BGB page EG-183

Oil capacity 5.2 litres
4.5 litres
4.0 litres
Dry fill
Drain and fill with new filter
Drain and fill without filter
Coolant capacity 7.0 litres  
Intercooler capacity 2.5 litres  
Idle speed 700rpm +/- 50 rpm
Thermostat opening temp 82oC TRD rated at 71oC
Cambelt 177 Teeth 185 and 165 - 178 teeth


 

Transmission
What? Specification Note
Clutch Single dry plate  
Clutch operation Hydraulic  
Clutch fluid DOT 3  
Clutch free play 5 - 15mm  
Gearbox code E154F  
Gearbox oil capacity 5.2 litres GL-5 oil to be used

Above -18oC SAE 75W-90, 80W-90 or 90

Front differential Open  
Centre differential Viscous  
Rear differential Torsen Torque sensing Limited Slip Differential
Rear differential oil capacity 1.1 litres GL-5

Above -18oC SAE 90

Gear ratios 1 - 3.384
2 - 1.913
3 - 1.258
4 - 0.918
5 -0.731
Reverse - 3.545

Final drive - 4.285

 
Pinions Front & centre - 4
Rear - 2
 
Propeller shafts 3 sections with 4 joints 165 - 20kg

205 - 17kg

Torque split 50 : 50 Front to rear ratio


 

Turbo
What? Specification Note
Name CT20b Dual entry and dual wastegate turbo. Some debate exists on whether the turbo fitted is a CT20 or CT20b....
Lubrication Engine oil  
Cooling Engine coolant  
Working pressure 11.9 - 16.7psi Stock turbos seem quite happy running up to 17psi
Inducer size 48mm The largest of all the GT4 turbo inducers
Inducer configuration Twin 5 blade  
Exducer size ?  
Compressor inlet housing outer diameter 70mm  
Compressor outlet od - 53.5mm
id - 45mm
 
Exhaust inlet diameter ?  
Wastegate diameter 2 x 22mm Fed individually from the "Twin Entry" system/design
Cat housing flange 7 stud 165 - 4 stud
185 - 6 stud
Inlet flange T4  


 

Ignition/Electrical
What? Specification Note
Spark plug type NGK BKR6EP8 Platinum plugs
Spark plug gap 0.8mm 0.031"
Ignition timing 10o BTDC Whilst shorting TE1 and E1 terminals at the diagnostic connector
Firing order 1 - 3 - 4 - 2  
Battery ?  
Alternator 12V 80A  
Battery specific gravity 1.28
1.18
1.080
Fully charged
Half charged
Discharged
Non maintenance battery, taken at 20oC
Charging rate 5A max Non maintenance battery
3rd Brake light 12V 18W 906/921 lamp, (35mm x 15mm)


 

Brakes
What? Specification Note
Front calliper Floating 4 pot Largest of all the GT4 brakes
Front disk 315 mm Vented
Rear calliper Floating 2 pot calliper Only GT4 rear brake to be 2 pot
Rear disk 315 mm Vented
Brake fluid DOT 3 I'd go for a good DOT 4 fluid...
Brake pedal clearance 80mm  
Pedal free play 1 - 6mm  
Handbrake adjustment 4 - 7 clicks  
Master Cylinder bore 24mm  


 

Suspension
What? Specification Note
Front suspension type Superstrut The only GT4 to use this setup
Front spring rate (kg/mm) ~2.5 kg 4.3 - TRD
10 - TRD Coilover part 48000-ST0B0
4.3 - Tein S Tech
10 - Tein HA Coilover
10 - Tein Superstreet
Front anti-roll bar 15 mm  
Rear suspension type MacPherson strut & coil springs  
Rear spring rate ? 3.9 - TRD
8 - TRD Coilover part 48000-ST0B0
3.7 - Tein S Tech
8 - Tein HA Coilover
6 - Tein Superstreet
Rear anti-roll bar 17 mm 19mm - Whiteline
Shock absorber type ?  

 

General
What? Specification Note
Tyre size 215 50 R16  90W  
Spare tyre size T125 70 D17  
Alloy 16" x 7.5" 3 spokes - light but look awful (in my opinion!)
Wheel offset ET45  
Wheel stud pattern 5 x PCD 100 Studs are M12x1.5mm
Centre Bore 54.1mm  
Steering free play <30mm  
Steering turns ?  
Turning circle ?  
Power steering fluid ATF DEXRON II  
Maximum speeds per gear (allegedly) 1 - 35
2 - 63
3 - 95
4 - 130
mph
Available colours 040 - Pure White
202 - Astral Black
3L2 - Rosso
752 - Storm Blue, metallic
199 - Lucerne Silver, metallic
??? - Yellow
??? - Light Blue
Only available with a black trim interior

Leather interior was an optional extra

Recaro SR seats also an option extra

Available for sale in UK ? 1994 - 29,235
1995 - 30,168
1996 - 31,874
1999 - 31,792
Exhaust diameter 2.25"  


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