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ME HAVE QUESTION! #92072 Jan 27, 8:00pm Jan 27, 8:00pm
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ME HAVE QUESTION!
Yeah like the title, I have a question. confused I heard about this drive wire in the 03+ and people make it sound like its a bad thing. The question is what is the drive wire, I don't know what it is and would like to know

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Re: ME HAVE QUESTION! [Re: aznricecooker99] #92073 Jan 27, 8:18pm Jan 27, 8:18pm
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its drive by wire, not drive wire. it makes the throttle electronicly controlled instead of controlled by a cable. so its actually better, and gives faster throttle responce. but the downside is that most turbo kits arnt copatable with the drive by wire


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Re: ME HAVE QUESTION! [Re: NorwayGT] #92074 Jan 27, 8:41pm Jan 27, 8:41pm
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Originally Posted by NorwayGT
its drive by wire, not drive wire. it makes the throttle electronicly controlled instead of controlled by a cable. so its actually better, and gives faster throttle responce. but the downside is that most turbo kits arnt copatable with the drive by wire


o ok thats good cause i wasnt planing on getting turbo but will it work with supercharger? specifically blitz?

Re: ME HAVE QUESTION! [Re: aznricecooker99] #92075 Jan 27, 8:42pm Jan 27, 8:42pm
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Originally Posted by aznricecooker99
Originally Posted by NorwayGT
its drive by wire, not drive wire. it makes the throttle electronicly controlled instead of controlled by a cable. so its actually better, and gives faster throttle responce. but the downside is that most turbo kits arnt copatable with the drive by wire


o ok thats good cause i wasnt planing on getting turbo but will it work with supercharger? specifically blitz?

no clue, others probly know


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is....04 srt4 stock
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Re: ME HAVE QUESTION! [Re: aznricecooker99] #92076 Jan 27, 8:43pm Jan 27, 8:43pm
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Originally Posted by aznricecooker99
Originally Posted by NorwayGT
its drive by wire, not drive wire. it makes the throttle electronicly controlled instead of controlled by a cable. so its actually better, and gives faster throttle responce. but the downside is that most turbo kits arnt copatable with the drive by wire


o ok thats good cause i wasnt planing on getting turbo but will it work with supercharger? specifically blitz?


probably not... blitz is a waste of $$ though... 5k for > 50hp is a bad deal.

Re: ME HAVE QUESTION! [Re: spaztikid] #92077 Jan 27, 8:46pm Jan 27, 8:46pm
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Originally Posted by spaztikid
Originally Posted by aznricecooker99
Originally Posted by NorwayGT
its drive by wire, not drive wire. it makes the throttle electronicly controlled instead of controlled by a cable. so its actually better, and gives faster throttle responce. but the downside is that most turbo kits arnt copatable with the drive by wire


o ok thats good cause i wasnt planing on getting turbo but will it work with supercharger? specifically blitz?


probably not... blitz is a waste of $$ though... 5k for > 50hp is a bad deal.


yeah i know its a bad deal but later on after college im gonna try to get it cause i gotta squeeze every hp out of that car cause theres not much things to gain hp with on that car, sadly thumbsdown

Re: ME HAVE QUESTION! [Re: aznricecooker99] #92078 Jan 27, 9:13pm Jan 27, 9:13pm
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You obviously haven't been to www.monkeywrenchracing.com lol if it's a power mod they are bound to have it wink like I said you have much to learn before you start modding your car.

the SF turbo for the GTS IS compatible with the 2003 drive by wire. SF = Stafford Fabrications XS engineerings turbo sux anyways and is full of problems so I wouldnt even get that.

Blitz is ok BUT it's a lot of money and not real good on top end. Down low it pulls like no tomorrow. However with good driving and decent N/A mods you can out run it for less $$.

you could also go the n20 route. but then you have to always refill the bottle.

I say stay stock until you learn to drive. cause you THINK that its not hard to move through gears once you get the launch down but thats just not true. Many people still can't land lift when they shift. And until you get that down you'll always be that much slower no matter what mods you get.


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Re: ME HAVE QUESTION! [Re: Lucky_317] #92079 Jan 27, 9:27pm Jan 27, 9:27pm
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Originally Posted by Lucky_317
You obviously haven't been to www.monkeywrenchracing.com lol if it's a power mod they are bound to have it wink like I said you have much to learn before you start modding your car.

the SF turbo for the GTS IS compatible with the 2003 drive by wire. SF = Stafford Fabrications XS engineerings turbo sux anyways and is full of problems so I wouldnt even get that.

Blitz is ok BUT it's a lot of money and not real good on top end. Down low it pulls like no tomorrow. However with good driving and decent N/A mods you can out run it for less $$.

you could also go the n20 route. but then you have to always refill the bottle.

I say stay stock until you learn to drive. cause you THINK that its not hard to move through gears once you get the launch down but thats just not true. Many people still can't land lift when they shift. And until you get that down you'll always be that much slower no matter what mods you get.


yah ur probably right. i wont object to that. but we wont know for sure untill and btw tnx for the info smile

Re: ME HAVE QUESTION! [Re: aznricecooker99] #92080 Jan 27, 9:46pm Jan 27, 9:46pm
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the stanfford fabrication turbo works with the 03 drive by wire


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Re: ME HAVE QUESTION! [Re: aznricecooker99] #92081 Jan 27, 11:11pm Jan 27, 11:11pm
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drive by wire is actually slower, because toyota made the system more gas friendly.

the EPA #'s for the 03 are slightly higher, thanks to the drive by wire system thumbsup


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Re: ME HAVE QUESTION! [Re: aznricecooker99] #92082 Jan 27, 11:17pm Jan 27, 11:17pm
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if you keep your throtle cable properly tightened you won't see any real lag either. I've seen people with 2"s of slack before. lol thats not even letting you get WOT. lol mine has 0 play in it but I tighten it often.


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Re: ME HAVE QUESTION! [Re: DiabloGTS] #92083 Jan 27, 11:19pm Jan 27, 11:19pm
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Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
drive by wire is actually slower, because toyota made the system more gas friendly.

the EPA #'s for the 03 are slightly higher, thanks to the drive by wire system thumbsup


Slower? Hmm... here is one of the slow GTS with the drive by wire right?

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Re: ME HAVE QUESTION! [Re: aznricecooker99] #92084 Jan 28, 10:01am Jan 28, 10:01am
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yes sir ree thats the sF kit on a gts with drive by wire,

I belive that was the car he was trying to get ready for sema.


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Re: ME HAVE QUESTION! [Re: aznricecooker99] #92085 Jan 28, 10:41am Jan 28, 10:41am
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Re: ME HAVE QUESTION! [Re: Elec-FuYu] #92086 Jan 28, 2:26pm Jan 28, 2:26pm
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the 2003s arent slower, where did you get this info..


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Drive by wire will always be slower because there is not a direct connection between the gas pedal and the throttle. Yeah the drive by wire systems used on most cars are pretty dang advanced and the lag is probably not noticeable but still, nothing beats the good old fashioned cable throttle IMO.


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