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Drive by Wire to Drive by Cable Subaru Swap

In this post we talk about converting your Subaru from Drive by Wire (electronic throttle) to Drive by Cable (cable throttle) as part of an engine swap. A good example would be a 2005 RS swapping to a 2002 WRX engine. For more information on DBW cars, click here. If...

Drive by Cable to Drive by Wire Conversion for Subaru

  This blog post describes the basics of how to update cable throttle (drive by cable) to an electronic throttle (drive by wire) in a Subaru. Not sure if your car is cable throttle or electronic throttle? Check here. Unfortunately we can't give a full wiring write-up for this conversion...

Subaru Camshaft Cable Throttle vs Drive By Wire

An iWire PSA - Before swapping your drive by wire turbo engine with a different turbo engine, make sure the Camshaft Position Sensors match! A common scenario we get contacted about would go like this. "I have an 06 STi and the engine blew up and now I want a...

Subaru Drive By Wire Pedal Types

It may seem scary, but doing a swap to a drive by wire (electronic throttle) engine is no big deal and there are a lot of additional features that open up as a byproduct a swap like this. We take care of the wiring so all you have to do...

Subaru Drive By Wire vs Cable Throttle

One of the most common questions we receive at iWire is "Is my engine Drive by Wire or Cable Throttle," so we've decided to post the definitive list! This list is also useful if you are looking into an engine swap so you can confirm which setup your new engine...