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Jan 1, 6:25pm - #363416 
Power FC 03+

My understanding is that 03 and up Celicas do not work with the Power FC. Is there an alternative option, or a way to circumvent this incompatibility? If not, is there anything coming up on the horizon that will give later model Celicas similar performance/tuning capabilities?

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Jan 1, 6:56pm - #363417 
the power fc DOES NOT work with 03-05 celicas.

the only way to get around it and make the power fc work is to convert to a 2000-2002 throttle cable setup. it's quite lengthy and expensive.


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Jan 1, 11:36pm - #363418 
the E-Manage works for 03-05 correct?

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Jan 2, 8:27am - #363419 
Originally Posted by Lucky_317
the power fc DOES NOT work with 03-05 celicas.

the only way to get around it and make the power fc work is to convert to a 2000-2002 throttle cable setup. it's quite lengthy and expensive.


but the 03 gt has the throttle cable, not the drive by wire, so wouldnt it work then??


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Jan 2, 9:25am - #363420 
Originally Posted by qbanprepster21
Originally Posted by Lucky_317
the power fc DOES NOT work with 03-05 celicas.

the only way to get around it and make the power fc work is to convert to a 2000-2002 throttle cable setup. it's quite lengthy and expensive.


but the 03 gt has the throttle cable, not the drive by wire, so wouldnt it work then??


I think it is that some of the 03's have dbw and some dont.


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Jan 2, 4:04pm - #363421 
so if a gt has throttle cable, it should work right??


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Jan 2, 5:14pm - #363422 
yeah the GT's do not have DBW. so yes the power fc will work. however nobody has done an N/A version of the GT with power fc so nobody really knows what kinda gains/benefits you'll get.

MWR did a base map and gained like 7whp. but if it's anything like the GTS base map you can get quite a few more with fine tuning. thumbsup


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Jan 2, 9:48pm - #363423 
thanks lucky!


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Jan 3, 5:29am - #363424 
Originally Posted by Lucky_317
yeah the GT's do not have DBW. so yes the power fc will work. however nobody has done an N/A version of the GT with power fc so nobody really knows what kinda gains/benefits you'll get.

MWR did a base map and gained like 7whp. but if it's anything like the GTS base map you can get quite a few more with fine tuning. thumbsup


All GT models do not have DBW?


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Jan 3, 6:05am - #363425 
none of the 02 and under models have them, then after 03, it gets more confuzing, i forget which ones have them and which ones dont, the 03 gt, i know has the throttle!


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Jan 3, 6:43am - #363426 
2002 and under, GT or GTS = no Drive By Wire
2003 and up, GT has throttle cable, GTS has Drive By Wire

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Jan 3, 12:38pm - #363427 
thanks for clearing it up!


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Jan 3, 8:11pm - #363428 
Originally Posted by racergts03
2002 and under, GT or GTS = no Drive By Wire
2003 and up, GT has throttle cable, GTS has Drive By Wire


yup, GT's don't have DBW in any year. Wh they decided to screw with the GTS is beyond me.


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Jan 3, 8:15pm - #363429 
so can i put the e-manage in my 2004 GTS?


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Jan 3, 8:19pm - #363430 
I guess. I dunno mch about how well it works. I'd say don't waste the money.


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Mar 5, 4:57am - #450505 
Okay what do u mean by N/A gt iam sorry sorta new to celica world

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Mar 5, 5:11am - #450506 
N/A = "Naturally Aspirated"

Generally it means, not turbocharged, not supercharged, and not using nitrous oxide (NOS).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naturally_aspirated_engine

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Mar 6, 12:57am - #450508 
Cool thanks I wanted to get the power fc cuz iam waiting for my stage 1 cams but this post makes me wonder frown

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