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Erick022121
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Jul 11, 8:01pm - #221768 
Drive by wire?

So my 2003 GT should NOT have a throttle cable?

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Erick022121
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Jul 11, 8:06pm - #221769 
b/c it does?!?

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Jul 11, 8:39pm - #221770 
hmmmm wtf

Yeah, I thought they were all drive by wire. I dunno though.


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Erick022121
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Jul 11, 9:19pm - #221771 
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Jul 11, 9:27pm - #221772 
^^yeah maybe its an 02 and they put 03 dressing on it confused

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Erick022121
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Jul 11, 9:31pm - #221773 
no i think it was built in 02 but called it an 03.. It has new gauges, black dash, orange radio, and clock

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Jul 11, 9:32pm - #221774 
yeah usually most of the cars are made after june is considered as next year. That's probably why its wire throttle body. So you have to get cars that are 03 or later.
like my car even though i got it on 2000, it was 2001 model

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Jul 11, 9:36pm - #221775 
Drive-by-wire is only on the GTS model not on the GT. They are found on 03 and up Celica GTS.

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Erick022121
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Jul 11, 9:38pm - #221776 
I think its better since drive by wire has some problems i heard

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Erick022121
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Jul 11, 9:42pm - #221777 
thanks andrivk smile

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Jul 12, 7:48am - #221778 
I was wondering the same theing about my 03 GT...so its only the 03+ GTS??? hmmmm...

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Jul 12, 8:02am - #221779 
Not even only the 03 GTS Auto, My six speed has a cable but the auto in the lot doesn't.


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Jul 12, 9:30am - #221780 
Originally Posted by carinv1175
Not even only the 03 GTS Auto, My six speed has a cable but the auto in the lot doesn't.



My 04 GTS is a six speed and has DBW

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Jul 12, 1:22pm - #221781 
its probably by the production date. usually like jae said, if its after july or something, they consider it. the date you marked shows that the car was made at that time, urs is 03. maybe the throttle cable was removed the ones produced after 01/03 ?

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Jul 12, 2:18pm - #221782 
my 83 Trecel was made in September of 82... I remember this cause It was EXACTLY as old as me thumbsup

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Jul 12, 2:57pm - #221783 
the 2003 celica t-sport gts does NOT have DBW.

both auto and manual GTS should have DBW in the US.


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Jul 12, 3:06pm - #221784 
That's True!...end of that discussion!... rolleyes

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