Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec is a 2001 racing simulator, the first in the Gran Turismo series released for the PlayStation 2.

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What are the differences between Sport, Semi-Racing, and Racing?

In the Tune-Up shop there are numerous upgrades that one can purchase in the car, with variety, such as different Flyweels, Intercoolers, Transmissions, and Tires. What are the differences between ...
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How am I supposed to rev the engine prior to starting a race?

When I was young and played Gran Turismo 3 and other racing games, I would often hold down the accelerate button before a match started, thinking it would be faster. Now that I own my own car and ...
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Which upgrades should I purchase and in which order?

Which car upgrades are most helpful at the beginning? Are there any that should be ignored, or are even counterproductive to the performance of your car?
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What can I do about clumping?

In Gran Turismo (all versions, but especially 3, right now), I frequently run into problems with getting stuck in the middle of the pack -- especially in races where all 6 cars are the same model, and ...
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Are Playstation 2 saved games (esp. Gran Turismo 3) portable across regions?

I've been playing the Japanese release of Gran Turismo 3 on my PS2. What happens if I take my PS2 memory card, and use it with the American release of GT3? The GT games use an arbitrary "Credits" as ...
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Why are there two “GTO TWIN TURBO” cars?

In Gran Turismo 3, there are two separate Mitsubishi "GTO TWIN TURBO" cars available to purchase. They have exactly the same price, the same engine, and almost all of the specs are identical. ...
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Why am I not getting the listed prize money in Gran Turismo 3?

Is this just a bug, or is there something I'm missing? For example, in Amateur Ring, Turbo: Race of Turbo Sports, the (i)nfo screen lists 1st prize as 1,500,000, but winning Test Course I received ...