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swapping a 05 dbw 4.0 into an 03 dbc 4.0

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Old 03-29-2015, 07:52 AM   #1
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swapping a 05 dbw 4.0 into an 03 dbc 4.0

05 is drive by wire(electronic throttle), 03 is drive by cable. I'm somewhat confused about what all is required to swap over the engine, computer, dash cluster, ignition switch, and the accelerator pedal position sensor(gas pedal). is this feasible? my 03 is a base model with no options, the wrecked 05 is low mileage and loaded with options and features. my biggest concern is using the computer from the 05. what is required to use the computer and engine as is?




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