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Jun 9, 10:13pm - #196489 
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Just a question, which year 7th generation celica do you guys think are the best and why.holla back

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Jun 9, 10:17pm - #196490 
arent they almost the same?? confused Just the 02 have a rev limiter and the 03 have a DBW.


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Jun 9, 10:23pm - #196491 
The interior of the '00 - '02 is grey, the '03 - '04 is black. The tails are different on the '03 - '04 along with the front bumber of the '03 - '04. Other small difference between the first models and last ones are an LED change of color.

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Jun 9, 10:23pm - #196492 
03 does have DBW, i would vote interior wise 03+ because all orange LED's and dark interior, but otherwise the exterior is pretty much identical throughout the years, but i would say 2003 celicas but im a little bias wave


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Jun 9, 10:35pm - #196493 
Originally Posted by My Sixth Gear
03 does have DBW, i would vote interior wise 03+ because all orange LED's and dark interior, but otherwise the exterior is pretty much identical throughout the years, but i would say 2003 celicas but im a little bias wave


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Jun 9, 10:49pm - #196494 
Originally Posted by My Sixth Gear
03 does have DBW, i would vote interior wise 03+ because all orange LED's and dark interior, but otherwise the exterior is pretty much identical throughout the years, but i would say 2003 celicas but im a little bias wave

I wouldnt really say the exterior is the same...totally different front bumper.

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Jun 9, 11:31pm - #196495 
oh well besides the front bumper, otherwise pretty much identical


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Jun 10, 12:41am - #196496 
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just 'coz mine is '00!! grin

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Jun 10, 12:50am - #196497 
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Jun 10, 6:15am - #196498 
sorry to ask but what does DBW stand for?


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Jun 10, 6:30am - #196499 
^^Lol, what I was gonna ask.

Question #2: Rev limiter = bad, no?


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Jun 10, 7:01am - #196500 
does an 04 have a rev limiter...if not i would get that because of the black interior in the 03-04 thumbsup


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Jun 10, 7:04am - #196501 
there wass a recent post about this telling all the differences thumbsup it was like yesterday or something thumbsup

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Jun 10, 7:16am - #196502 
DBW means Drive by wire...

I like the interior of the 03-04s but i hate the front bumper...i love the 00-02 bumpers thumbsup

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Jun 10, 7:19am - #196503 
khmer215: DBW = Drive by wire. This means there is an electronic signal sent when you push the gas pedel, rather than a physical throttle cable from the pedal to the throttle body.

jyboygenius: All cars have a rev limiter, '00 - '04. But the '02 has a lower rev limiter, that makes it hard to land lift for the GTS. I believe the rev limiter for the '02 is 7800rpm.

XplodCelica0708: Same as above.

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Jun 10, 7:24am - #196504 
Originally Posted by trog2233
DBW means Drive by wire...

I like the interior of the 03-04s but i hate the front bumper...i love the 00-02 bumpers thumbsup

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I totally agree with you though, I love the black interior ov the 2nd version celicas, though I love the bumpers of the 1st versions.

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Jun 10, 7:47am - #196505 
i like how the 03+ fixed some of the quirks on the older ones like the belt tensionor, lift bolts, i also beleive they fixed the gear box too, to make the throws easier. the new action package is not my style, i do not like it all, except maybe the spoiler.

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Jun 10, 7:51am - #196506 
Originally Posted by vondutchguy
i like how the 03+ fixed some of the quirks on the older ones like the belt tensionor, lift bolts, i also beleive they fixed the gear box too, to make the throws easier. the new action package is not my style, i do not like it all, except maybe the spoiler.

I thought the only year that had the faulty gearbox was the '00? Its shift gates were too close, everyone was mis-shifting and messing up their engine.

I agree about the new action package, its nice they have a larger scoop...but I can think of better aftermarket scoops to get.

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Jun 10, 8:19am - #196507 
cool thanks for the info.. no freaking wonder when i step on the gas it take a split second to get some kind of throttle response. i dont really notice it, unless i start out going like 30 so, then pressing 3/4 on the pedal. its always good to find out stuff you dont know =)


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Jun 10, 8:33am - #196508 
Originally Posted by khmer215
cool thanks for the info.. no freaking wonder when i step on the gas it take a split second to get some kind of throttle response. i dont really notice it, unless i start out going like 30 so, then pressing 3/4 on the pedal. its always good to find out stuff you dont know =)

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Jun 10, 9:01am - #196509 
i dont think i need to re-adjust my throttle because my car is brand new. only had it for 2 months not even...


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Jun 10, 10:13am - #196510 
Originally Posted by khmer215
i dont think i need to re-adjust my throttle because my car is brand new. only had it for 2 months not even...

I've heard wierder...like new trannys on a brand new car within a few months.

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Jun 10, 10:39am - #196511 
i would say the rear bumper of the new action package is pretty attractive... thumbsup

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