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Feb 14, 12:52am - #399666 
03 DBW

Correct me if I'm wrong, the 2003 GT HAS a Drive by Wire throttle, right?

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Feb 14, 9:34am - #399667 
all 2003 and up have them.


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Feb 14, 10:54am - #399668 
NO, only the 2003 GTS. 2003 GT's have a throttle cable, pop off the engine plastic on the left side of the engine (facing it) bay and you will see the cable pulley, the little black box near the headlight. Not to mention with the cover on you can see cable running from the fire wall all the way around to the throttle body. I own a 2003 GT.

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Feb 14, 11:10am - #399669 
Yeah, I thought it was only the 2003 GTS.

I always refer to Lucky for these questions. lol


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Feb 14, 12:50pm - #399670 
03-05 GTS only its been discussed a GAZILLION TIMES!!!!111!!oneone!!one!11!


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Feb 14, 12:53pm - #399671 
oops...my bad...

damn, i dun want dbw...


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Feb 14, 1:13pm - #399672 
why dbw is more superior to cable


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Feb 14, 1:19pm - #399673 
dbw is superior to cable with throttle response, but you cannot get the PFC if you have a DBW celica.

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Feb 14, 2:33pm - #399674 
Originally Posted by Jaques
dbw is superior to cable with throttle response, but you cannot get the PFC if you have a DBW celica.


exactly...


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Feb 14, 2:37pm - #399675 
DBW is safer than cable
if you don't plan on using PFC, it doesn't matter
and it's 03 and up GTS only


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Feb 14, 3:27pm - #399676 
i was planning on using pfc. but i guess i can't now...someone mentioned greddy e-manage for DBW?


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Feb 14, 4:13pm - #399677 
ok im lost... i have a 2003 gt... whats the difference between the two??? confused

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Feb 14, 4:32pm - #399678 
DBW is an electronically controlled thorottle
while normal is controlled by a cable.


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Feb 15, 2:43pm - #399679 
For anybody that has this question again in the future, please OPEN your Hood and have a look around your throttle body/Intake manifold. If you see any form of cable, then its not DBW. DBW has no cable at all. 'Nuf said.

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Feb 17, 5:32pm - #399680 
sorry, I saw a cable, but then someone posted about 03+ having a dbw, no one said it was GTS only

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Feb 18, 4:56pm - #399681 
guess people learn new things everyday... =)


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