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Subaru DCCD Controller – How Does the Controller Work?

In this blog post we talk about the functionality of using an installed DCCDPro Controller. To learn more about DCCD click here. For information on the difference between OEM and Aftermarket DCCD click here. To get help on how to install a DCCD Controller, click here. For tips on which...

Subaru Transmission Swap Wiring - What Do I Need to Make My New Transmission Work?

When putting in a new transmission in their Subaru project most people think of fitment and engine compatibility but rarely consider the wiring. Don't get stuck with butt connetors, soldering, or worst of all, leaving them unplugged! To complete your transmission swap, use one of iWire's simple Plug and Play...

Subaru Project Do's and Don'ts

iWire has been a part of a few thousand Subaru project over the years. We thought it would be a good idea to give some general tips to people doing Subaru projects of their own. Below are some do's and don'ts that we recommend for almost every Subaru project whether...

OEM vs Aftermarket DCCD in your Subaru Swap

In this blog post we talk about the differences between OEM DCCD compared to aftermarket DCCD controllers when swapping a DCCD equipped transmission in a Subaru that didn't come with DCCD from the factory. Learn more about the DCCD basics here.   When putting a 5 or 6 speed DCCD...

ABS in your Subaru

In this blog post we talk about the Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) in your Subaru, ABS Deletes, and how the car is impacted when those signals are removed. What does ABS stand for? Anti-lock Brake System. The fastest way to stop a vehicle is to not slide (even if that's...

Plug Spotlight - DCCD Plugs

There are a few options for DCCD Controllers in a Subaru but what stays standard between controllers is the plugs. Don't go to the junkyard or splice in a corroded connector, purchase a new plug. It's always best to install new parts instead of used parts since they are more...

How to Install a DCCD Controller on your Subaru

This DIY Guide explains how to install a DCCD Controller on a Subaru using our easy to use adapters. Before beginning you will need to make sure your transmission is capable of accepting a DCCD Controller. To do this check what plug is coming out of the new Subaru transmission....

What is DCCD?

What is DCCD?  DCCD stands for Driver Controlled Center Differential. Explanations for this system are complex and tend to go about like this​ ​If we put aside the highly technical specifics (and semantics), the core concept is that a DCCD equipped transmission can adjust the distribution of power between front...