What is 3SGE beam?
The 3SGE Beams engine in question was most commonly found in the Celica. Its 2.0 litre engine came in both automatic and manual transmissions with the auto producing 141kW while the manual had a total power output of 147kW – both featured Toyota’s popular VVT-i technology.
How much does a 3SGE beams weigh?
Around 250-270lbs bare. The 3SGE is a bit heavier due to the stouter internals and slightly larger head. 330lbs sounds reasonable for a BEAMS 3SGE with accessories.
What cars came with 3sge beams?
This engine was used mostly in Toyota’s sporty models such as the Toyota Celica, MR2, Camry/Vista Twin Cam 2000, and Caldina Active Sports GT. The 3S-GE also laid in the basis of the turbocharged version – 3S-GTE.
How much HP can 3sge handle?
twiglett Active Member. The 3sge does respond well to being turboed but to get decent power 300+ hp like my one was it will cost a lot. You would probably have to spend double what the car owes you to get a good reliable turbo setup.
Can you turbo an Altezza?
Yes, Remo did purchase the Altezza already turbocharged and modified to an extent, but he’s done a fantastic job of bringing it up to his own spec — without veering from his original dream.
How much HP can a 3SGTE handle?
The bottom end is reliable to about 400 BHP, will live at 500 BHP if you take it easy.
How much boost can a 3sge take?
Regardless of what you do, the maximum usable boost out of the CT26 is about 16-17PSI. But if you swap out the turbo the limit will vary with every turbo because of the different flow and efficiency variables.
Is the 3SGTE reliable?
The 3s itself is very reliable, no major issues with them as a whole. But you have to keep up with it, no 10k oil changes here. Take care of it and it will take care of you. Also the amount of power any engine makes the less reliable it will be as a rule.