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  1. Z82

    Z82 Member

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    Drive By Wire?
    From what Ive sorta picked up, this technology replaces the use of a throttle body? And uses varial valve timing in the engine?
    This is a sort of toned down VTEC type thing is it?

    Which of the 1.8T engines use this?
     
  2. Oranoco

    Oranoco Well-Known Member

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    Give me my old fashioned cable. DBW always feels indirect and deadened.
     
  3. Blue_Thunder

    Blue_Thunder Well-Known Member

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    The engine still needs a throttle body!
     
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    instead of having a throttle cable the ecu transmits electronic signals from the foot pedal to the motor on the throttle. this is drive by wire
     
  5. Z82

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    I did wonder

    Makes a bit more sense, cheers
     
  6. Ess_Three

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    ...nothing like VTEC.
    VTEC is a system that controls the opening of the valves, to give more lift at high RPM and make more power.
     

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