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Noel
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Dec 5, 8:23pm - #343822 
what is dbw?

hope that doesn't sound to noob but what is "drive by wire"? i have an 04 gt and i guess i have it too?


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Dec 5, 8:25pm - #343823 
eliminates a throttle cable...

its an electric tb

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Dec 6, 5:25pm - #343824 
and it fucken sux


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Dec 6, 11:57pm - #343825 
I actually liked the responsiveness I felt when I drove an 04 GTS Auto at Toyota's Put it in Play. It sx though b/c it's not PFC friendly.


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Dec 7, 3:07am - #343826 
anybody mind breaking it down for me? cause when i looked at the throttle body i thought that i actually saw a cable but i could be wrong. help?


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Dec 7, 4:35am - #343827 
Originally Posted by Noel
anybody mind breaking it down for me? cause when i looked at the throttle body i thought that i actually saw a cable but i could be wrong. help?


I'll try. Here's what the 00-02's are like, which is throttle cable.

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Dec 7, 4:36am - #343828 
now here's 03+ with dbw, but nevermind all those braided lines which are for a nitrous setup lol.

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Dec 7, 5:48am - #343829 
Drive By Wire was important change to add an electronically controlled traction on the new celicas. I dont know if its an option, but it is a nice thing you can hace in a car for best acceleration.

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Dec 7, 8:10pm - #343830 
wow I didn't know Celicas have electronic traction control.


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Dec 7, 8:10pm - #343831 
or the new ones that is if that's true.


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Dec 7, 11:07pm - #343832 
drive by wire sucks, it's all hydraulics and they are a bitch to fix and a waste of money.


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Dec 8, 1:55am - #343833 
drive-by-wire is standard after 03', you don't have an option to take it off...

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Dec 8, 11:11am - #343834 
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
drive-by-wire is standard after 03', you don't have an option to take it off...


Not true I have an 04 and its not drive by wire, Drive by wire came out in the middle of that years production thumbsup if you can see in my photos i have a throttle body. when i bought my car they did have some with DBW but the sales man who is into import tuning said he didnt like it so I took the one with the throttle body thumbsup


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Dec 8, 11:13am - #343835 
Originally Posted by QTRMLR_1
wow I didn't know Celicas have electronic traction control.

me either wtf


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Dec 9, 12:19am - #343836 
Originally Posted by JSPITZ
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
drive-by-wire is standard after 03', you don't have an option to take it off...


Not true I have an 04 and its not drive by wire, Drive by wire came out in the middle of that years production thumbsup if you can see in my photos i have a throttle body. when i bought my car they did have some with DBW but the sales man who is into import tuning said he didnt like it so I took the one with the throttle body thumbsup


a Celica with a throttle body is good to have. smile


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Dec 9, 10:57am - #343837 
Drive by wire is more stupid emissions crap. My mom's 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Hemi is drive by wire and it doesn't give you all 345 horse power when you floor it. frown

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Dec 9, 8:27pm - #343838 
guess i didnt luck out, i have dbw. didnt even realize it till this form wink. went and looked in my profile at my engine bay to check smile

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Dec 12, 9:59pm - #343839 
You don't have drive by wire b/c its only on GTS's not on GT's


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Feb 1, 6:32pm - #343840 
You can get passed DBW with E-Manage

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Feb 1, 8:19pm - #343841 
DBW is standard on all 03-05 GTS celicas its not on the GT celicas


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Feb 1, 8:59pm - #343842 
Originally Posted by My Sixth Gear
DBW is standard on all 03-05 GTS celicas its not on the GT celicas


REally never would have known that! Thanks for the Info! thumbsup

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